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“Dedicate your inner life to loving God”

 

Two other women who saw Baba were Mattie Perone and Muriel Houston, who was helping on the [Myrtle Beach] Center during Baba’s visit. […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Dogmas and creeds often harmful

Dogmas and creeds generally, however, are as much a source of evil as of good, because in them the guiding vision is clouded owing […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Dogmas and creeds

Sometimes even a wrong view, which is held with fervor, may indirectly invite an experience that opens the gates to spiritual life. Even at […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Bankruptcy of barren beliefs

For the spiritual aspirant, however, it is not enough to exercise merely intellectual discrimination between the false and the true. Though intellectual discrimination is […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Discrimination between true and false

The rise from shariat (karma-kanda) to tariqat (adhyatma-marga) is not to be interpreted, therefore, as being merely a departure from external conformity. It is […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Freedom from convention due to critical thought

Sometimes people stick to unconventional things for no other reason than that they are out of the ordinary. The unusual nature of their pursuits […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Limitations of conventions

From the standpoint of the realities of inner life, the life of external conformity may often be spiritually barren; and a life that deviates […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Realities of inner life

The soul often spends several lives in gathering the lessons of external conformity; but there always comes a time when it tires of external […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Value and limitations of external conformity

Though realization of the Truth is the ultimate destiny of all persons, there are very few who have the necessary preparation for the early […]

12 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] Honesty is the light on the inner path

Honesty is the keynote to Divinity. He who can love God honestly can lose himself in God, and […]