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Needs vs wants

Someone asked, “How can we differentiate between needs and wants? Some claim, ‘I need all I want.’ What is the difference?”

Baba spelled out […]

“By starving the mind of desires, the ego becomes very thin and weak”

Baba called all the mandali to the mast ashram (on the hill) at three in the afternoon, and gave this explanation about fasting:

The […]

“I feel shy of strangers!”

And who are the strangers? Wants, desires, thoughts!

They are all so compressed within you that they leave no room for God the Beloved, […]

Man wavers driven by thoughts and desires

The difference between God and man is more than between heaven and earth. Man is bound by cravings and desires. You eat and drink, […]

Human form and its attributes – Part-4

As long as desires persist, there is no freedom. One who is completely desireless becomes the King of Kings! But people have no […]

Human form and its attributes – Part-3

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Baba then again addressed Ramjoo and motioned, “Now tell me whether you are a man or an animal.”

Ramjoo […]

“To develop love, you have to do it practically”

On the 9th, during his interview, Walter’s brother Oscar asked, “What hinders me from being a better and truer Christian, and so […]

The Path is “I want nothing”

The reporters were then introduced to Baba individually. At the end of their ten-minute audience, one of them asked, “Meher Baba, what is […]

Wants, desires, thoughts leave no room for God

One Persian couplet states the following:

God the Beloved says to the lover: Vacate your abode of its millions of strangers;

Then […]

Like dust under Master’s feet

… March 21 was Jamshed-e-Navroz, the Persian New Year. Baba was bathed and worshiped, and his arti was sung. Group photos were also taken. […]