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Tragic deficiency in the right understanding of the true purpose of life

 

 

The world storm, which has been gathering momentum, is now having its greatest outburst; and in reaching its climax, it will work […]

The way to lead a spiritual life

A person casually opening the conversation said, “Baba, from now on, You have stopped giving darshan. Will you please guide us today […]

“Spiritual life is not a matter of quantity but of inherent quality of living”

A thing need not be unusual or particularly striking in order to be spiritually significant. The unusual and the striking exist relative to the […]

Intellect and spirituality

 

Questioner: Is it impossible to understand spiritual matters intellectually?

Baba: Spiritual doctrine can be stated in intellectual terms. Intellect is a great help […]

Attitudes for aspirants: The most practical thing is to be spiritually-minded

The most practical thing to do in the world is to be spiritually-minded. It needs no special time, place or circumstances. It is not […]

Simple life means a life of desirelessness

Meher Baba’s painting by Julian Lamar, 1932*

One day, explaining to Cath about leading a “simple” life, Baba observed:

People always […]

Spiritual vs Virtuous life

Baba in Satara

Meanwhile, two Nepalese boy-servants named Khushal and Kirpal had been brought to Satara from Dehra Dun for work. One […]

“It matters how one lives”

A woman actively involved with the Theosophist movement had spent many years in India. When she met Baba on the 1st, she asked him […]

The Immortality of Universal Life – Part 2 (Final)

If you meet life squarely, accepting its opposites with equanimity while carrying on your duties in a spirit of selfless love and service, you […]