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Spend sanskaras through thoughts but not through actions

[Speaking to Swami Krishnaji, Baba said: ]

…but you should not succumb to temptations. I do not mean you could escape them, but […]

Train your mind to pass over thoughts

 

It is normal to have bad thoughts; so long as you do not interpret them into actions, you thereby get an opportunity to […]

Sanskaras – Not just stopped but need to be rooted-out

Mustaches ought not merely to be shaved and cut as we do time after time, but actually stripped off once and for all, since […]

Stopping the Machine

 

A typical giant machine

 

Let’s take another concrete figure to illustrate how the ordinary human awake state and the “being” and “doing” […]

The question is of the unfoldment of sanskaras

 

 

Question: Why did Buddha renounce everything? Answer: In order to attain to what is real.

Question: Why did Ramakrishna renounce […]

Annihilating Sanskaras: Two Analogies – 3. The simile of dream and awakening

 

 

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Let us take another simile. Suppose you are dreaming, and in that dream state you are enjoying a […]

Annihilating Sanskaras: Two Analogies – 2. A ball of string and its coilings

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And how to do this?

Take, as another analogy, a ball of string and its coilings. At first, the winding […]

Annihilating Sanskaras: Two Analogies – 1. The tailor and the coat

You people die a thousand deaths, and despite that, you stay where you are and do not progress. You continue to get caught up […]

Mind and the Working of Sanskaras – Part-1/2

 

According to “The Combined Diary,” on this Sunday morning Baba “explained to the mandali the ‘workings of the mind, sanskaras, and […]

Dislodging the seats of low desires

Baba aboard a ship

On Thursday, 15 November 1934, Baba boarded the SS Tuscania in Bombay to set sail for Europe.

He was accompanied […]