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The way to escape the cosmic illusion and attain the Supreme Reality

My message today to those who love me and believe in my Life is that, in order to escape this […]

Illusion and the soul’s apparent bondage

On Sunday, 18 September 1960, Baba explained how the world is a prison:

The whole world is a prison, for […]

On “Fears”—Vague and Real

The question arose: “Whom should you fear—God, the world, or Self?”

Baba replied:

Do not fear the world or its people; always do the […]

Truth and Religion – Part 2 (Final)

The same applies to that Christian philosophy propounded by the so-called ministers of the present day who preach that salvation can be won only […]

Pearls before Swine

A swine, a hog, always lives on refuse and excrement. You may throw before it the best of food-stuffs or invaluable treasures, even diamonds […]

The Wanderings of the Mind in Maya

 

 

The more you think of Maya, the more is your anxiety, or your eagerness for its (Maya’s) enjoyment (upabhog), and the greater […]

Winning release from Maya (Part 3/3)

Take another example. Imagine a man without any teeth. Now, if a fine stalk of sugar cane were brought to him, what would he […]

Winning release from Maya (Part 2/3)

 

 

As for those who do have a Guru or a Guide, theirs is quite a different case. They have only to surrender […]

Winning release from Maya (Part 1/3)

 

If you can only manage to give up subservience to the great attributes of Maya, which are kam, krodh, lobh-passion (lust), anger and […]

“Mind is always caught by some sort of attachment”

 

The world is a drama. You weep, you laugh — to weep and laugh again. It is all a tamasha [a show]. When […]