“You can control actions”

When Bill drove Baba to the theater on this occasion, he was worried about his thoughts. Baba knew his mind and comforted him,

“Don’t […]

Theory and Practice

 

 

“The energy which is expended in mere thinking, talking or writing is like the steam which escapes through the whistle of the […]

Action that is aimed at attaining God is truly intelligent

 

 

All action, except that which is intelligently designed to attain God-realization, binds consciousness. It is not only an expression of accumulated ignorance, […]

Only actions can nullify actions

 

Life is thickly linked with actions. Life is lived through actions. Life is valued through actions. Life’s survival depends on actions. Life cognizant […]

Spend sanskaras through thoughts but not through actions

[Speaking to Swami Krishnaji, Baba said: ]

…but you should not succumb to temptations. I do not mean you could escape them, but […]

The play of life

On the 5th, Baba urged the mandali never to fear illusion and gave them this simile:

Take, for example, a movie in which the […]

“To surrender is not as difficult as people think”

On Thursday, 5 January 1939, Keki Bajan again came with his family to see Baba. Explaining to them about surrender and grace, […]

“By surrendering to me both his good and bad, anyone can be free”

 

 

Baba embraced them and asked Dedolchow about his difficulties, and he described the rigors of life at sea as a merchant marine. […]

“The mind must be kept engaged in service to others”

 

 

Most of the mandali at this time were young men, and Baba spent two hours that day explaining to them […]

Train your mind to pass over thoughts

 

It is normal to have bad thoughts; so long as you do not interpret them into actions, you thereby get an opportunity to […]