Purifying the heart (3/7): Heart cannot be purified by following rituals and ceremonies

“Even as the mind cannot be freed of bindings by mere physical renunciation, so the heart cannot be purified by mere mechanical following of […]

Ceremonies and rituals for the dead

Then turning to the subject of ceremonies, particularly those for the dead, as practiced among the Parsis and Hindus, Baba explained:

These […]

The Deep Philosophy of the Masters’ Teachings – Part 3 (Final)

For example, the typical Zoroastrian, while offering his daily devotions, can often be marked counting the number of pages left for the completion of […]

The Deep Philosophy of the Masters’ Teachings – Part 2

The Tal-bhajan of Hindus and the Namaz of Muhammadans:

Similarly, the tal-bhajan of the Hindus and the namaz of the Muhammadans are […]

The Deep Philosophy of the Masters’ Teachings – Part 1

What a fine philosophy, full of deep meanings, these great Masters and Avatars have taught! The kasti of the Zoroastrians, the tal-bhajan of the […]

The Substance and the Shadow

Then what is the “substance” and what is the “shadow”?

“Substance” signifies the means to God-realization, while “shadow” refers to the quarreling over philosophies […]

Rituals and Ceremonies

The diverse rituals and ceremonies of different religions and cults are intended to release divine love, but they mostly bind the soul to the […]

20130703 – The path to higher consciousness and the limited ego- Part 3 (Final)

The ego persists to the last. Not until all the six out of the seven principal states on the path are traversed, […]

20130702 – The path to higher consciousness and the limited ego- Part 2

 

The furious race for armaments by the Christian world, evincing an utter disregard for the commandment of Jesus that if one cheek is […]

20130701 – The path to higher consciousness and the limited ego- Part 1

 

Baba remained in Hollywood for seven hectic days, each packed full of interviews and receptions. Norina Matchabelli and Elizabeth Patterson had driven all […]