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“It is all in how you take it”

Baba visited Akbar Press on Monday, 22 October 1934. While there, he explained how the mind changes all aspects of suffering, giving the example […]

Uncontrolled mind

 

On 8 June, Baba explained to the Western group:

All that smells good is not good. When you direct […]

“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 […]

“Hold fast to my daaman”

 

“Your mind will play many tricks on you, and no matter what the mind does — what desires, what fears, what […]

Struggle between the spirit and the flesh

 

There is always a struggle between the spirit and the flesh, and the soul witnesses the struggle. If the spirit succumbs to the […]

Mind creates innumerable worlds of worries by imagining divisions

One afternoon Baba permitted the mayor of Poona to come with his two predecessors. Baba explained to them about maya:

God alone exists as […]

Real Choice

The ego-mind feels and exercises its limited and illusory freedom when it chooses to succumb to one impressional disposition rather than another. […]

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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What is mind? What is heart?

Baba put two questions to us all:

“What is mind? What is heart?”

It set us to thinking. Some tried to express what they […]

Surrender requires pure heart and empty mind

Baba asked, “What do you most desire?”

Shalig Ram answered sincerely, “To surrender to you, Baba.”

Baba observed:

No one knows how to surrender […]