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The problem of self-interest – Part 1

Since arriving in America, I have been asked many times what solution I have brought for the social problems now confronting […]

Love brings about universal leveling of human beings

Love for God, love for fellow-beings, love for service and love of sacrifices; in short, love in any shape and form is the finest […]

“The root of all our difficulties, individual and social, is self-interest”

[A reporter from the Associated Press came to interview Baba]

“Will your Holiness kindly give me a message that I may broadcast to […]

“Suffering should be for something worthwhile, and not for selfishness or weakness”

A finely dressed man came to see Baba and prayed to him for guidance on the path. Baba asked him, “For what do you […]

Selfishness [9/13] – Transformation of selfishness into selflessness

Selfishness must be transmuted into selflessness before the domain of duality is completely transcended. Persistent and continuous performance of good deeds wears out selfishness. […]

Selfishness [8/13] – Arising of selfishness

The desires that enter into the constitution of the personal ego are either good or bad. Bad desires are ordinarily referred to as forms […]

Selfishness[7/13] – Love and service

 

The dawn of love facilitates the death of selfishness. Being is dying by loving. If you cannot love one another, how can you […]

Selfishness [5/13] – Road to Happiness

Selfishness inevitably leads to dissatisfaction and disappointment because desires are endless. The problem of happiness is therefore the problem of dropping one’s desires. Desires, […]

Selfishness [2/13] – Wanting ends in dissatisfaction

 

The range of selfishness is equal to the range of desires. Owing to the hindrance of multifarious desires, it becomes impossible for the […]

Selfishness [1/13]- Analysis of selfishness

 

Selfishness comes into existence owing to the tendency of desires to find fulfillment in action and experience. It is born of fundamental ignorance […]