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Keep Your Mind Quiet, Steady, and Firm – Part 4 (Final)

To illustrate what he had been talking about, Shri [Baba] called up one of the mandali, who stood before him. he proceeded […]

Keep Your Mind Quiet, Steady, and Firm – Part 3

What are these devils? They are: egoism (false akankar); kam (desire/passion); krodh (anger); and lobh (avarice).

(1) Of these four, egoism or […]

“You value your breakfast more than you value Me”

Another V.I.P*. had come with his family to see Baba from an out-station. He seemed to be very sincere and loving. Baba asked him […]

To establish love for the truth

To establish love for the truth is the beginning of right valuation and the beginning of the undoing of the constructions of the ego […]

Slimming down of the ego

The ego affirms its separateness through craving, hate, anger, fear, or jealousy.

The feeling of separation from others is most acute where there is […]

“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 […]

The “false ego” is the stumbling block

Our ego keeps us aloof from our own Real Self. Ego is so mighty that it makes us deceive our own Self. It has […]

Moods feed the ego

Believe it or not, there were times when one was tempted to stand apart and not cooperate, asking oneself why all this […]

Moods feed the ego-life

 

Baba, while tolerant of our various moods, understanding their causes (frustration, jealousy, inferiority complexes) as a result of sanskaras left over from past […]

To lose one’s life is to die by inches

Baba with Keshav Mast

In pursuance of name and fame, and goaded by the applause of the expectant multitude, people have given […]