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Questioner: Is it impossible to understand spiritual matters intellectually?

Baba: Spiritual doctrine can be stated in intellectual terms. Intellect is a great help […]

Soul, Spirit, Mind

This talk on “Soul, Spirit, Mind” was first given by Baba in the Knightsbridge Hotel in December of 1932 and repeated later:

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Love is born only in pure heart

One of Purdom’s friends came to see Baba on 26 September 1931 and said, “After reading the articles in Everyman, I felt I must […]

Attitudes for aspirants: Intellectual bigotry is the real slavery

Although the unconscious slavery of modern man to the industrial age is a serious matter, the emancipation of mankind from physical and economic slavery […]

Attitudes for aspirants: To use intellect as a tool, not to be overcome by it

One of these points of confusion concerns his attitude towards intellectuality…

Intellect is reserved so to speak by nature for man. To have intellect […]

Longs to reach the Source of knowledge

The Catholic principal of St. Vincent’s High School in Poona, the Reverend E. R. D’Souza, sent a letter to Baba saying that since Baba […]

Mind’s false ego – Part 1

 

The subject of the mind’s false ego came up again when L. Neurgaonkar, an engineer of the Poona municipality, saw Baba that day. […]

Intellectual bigotry

Baba at the Temple of Silence (Meher Asramam), Madras (now Chennai), 1940s

Baba and the mandali arrived in Madras on the night […]

20130527 – Better not to believe in God than be a hypocrite!

On May 12th, Dr. Vinod from New York, who knew the Winterfeldts, saw Baba at 8:15 A.M. He was a Hindu and part […]

20121109 – Remember not to let the mind lead you to disbelieve in the Master’s words!

Swami Ramdas, who was a Perfect Master and Guru to Shivaji, once placed a mango on his own leg and […]