Mind is a good servant, but a bad master

[Baba once explained about the mind:]

Mind is a good servant, but a bad master. This means if you control it, it will act […]

Both the pleasures and pains are short-lived

When Ghani was preparing Baba’s bath around two o’clock that afternoon, the Master ordered chocolates from the market and distributed them among the […]

Truth reflected in tranquil mind

All thoughts that appear in the mind of the aspirant are forms of perturbation and have their origin in the momentum of stored sanskaras. […]

Constant remembrance keeps away lower self

An educated man, who had read many religious books and had a genuine interest in spirituality, came for Baba’s darshan in Dhulia. He was […]

“If you wish to be at peace, keep your mind steady”

On Wednesday, 18 December 1929, two Germans named Victor Stomps and Phillip Bobl came to Nasik for Baba’s darshan….

The other German, […]

The need to control mind

Everything depends on the mind. The mind feeds on happiness and misery. The world is really a dream. Happiness and sorrow are plays of […]

The Voice of Conscience and Firmness of Mind

“Your mind must be as firm as a rock that resists strong blasts of wind from all sides […]

Obey the Master

The visitors then asked, “But why does man, although he desires to be good and honest, fail to be so?”

And Baba replied, “Not […]

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 flesh […]

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 your anxiety, […]