Removing ‘the dirty water’ within us

 

 

There was a small tank-like pond in the Prem Basera compound, but no pipeline to fill it. Men were […]

Honesty in service

Baba in Andhra, 1954. Photo courtesy: Meher Nazar

After the meals, Sastri informed Baba that were it not for the help rendered by Venkata […]

Think that Baba is behind everything

One lover from an out-station told Baba that he wanted to stay for one month at Poona and do Baba’s “Seva” or service.

Baba […]

Suffering should be for something worthwhile

A finely dressed man came to see Baba and prayed to him for guidance on the path. Baba asked him, “For what do you […]

Backbiting sanskaras take millions of births to wipe out!

Explaining to one woman devotee about slander, Baba cited this couplet of Kabir:“He who slanders me is my friendbecause with […]

“If you wish to be at peace, keep your mind steady”

On Wednesday, 18 December 1929, two Germans named Victor Stomps and Phillip Bobl came to Nasik for Baba’s darshan….

The other German, […]

“This is His message to us”

A few days later, Mehera and Mani were sitting in Baba’s bedroom. “Baba didn’t leave us any message,” Mehera said […]

“I put you there; now stay there.”

Don Stevens was a well-paid executive of Standard Oil. Once, thinking that he should pursue a more humanitarian line of work, such as being […]

When you in me resign

Once a friend near suicide calls to Him in despair.  At that time she was in America […]

“You have done more for yourself than you can ever imagine”

Being in charge of the housekeeping and food, Ruano had been kept in the kitchen constantly, away from Baba. She became sad and jealous, […]