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, […]

As Food Is to the Body, the Body Is to the Soul

Thereupon the topic of the preservation of the body was dilated upon by Shri:

Why […]

God Is as Near to You as Your Own Shadow— and as Difficult to Grasp

Look at your own shadow. It seems so near to you: indeed, you cannot separate it from yourself. In the […]

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 […]

“Strive on and on”

 

Question: Then if this prize is sure of attainment for everyone, why strive for it? It will come of itself.

Answer: […]

“The result is sure, though it comes slowly”

 

 

Every Master, who was formerly the Chargeman of the Master who preceded him, has in turn to prepare his own circle, whose […]

Keep Your Mind Quiet, Steady, and Firm – Part 4 (Final)

To illustrate what he had been talking about, Shri [Baba] called up one of the mandali, who stood before him. he proceeded […]

Keep Your Mind Quiet, Steady, and Firm – Part 3

What are these devils? They are: egoism (false ahankar); kam (desire/passion); krodh (anger); and lobh (avarice).

(1) Of these four, egoism or […]

Keep Your Mind Quiet, Steady, and Firm – Part 2

In just the same way, try to drive away the idle words of the people of the world that happen to fall upon your […]

Keep Your Mind Quiet, Steady, and Firm – Part 1

Do not brood endlessly over petty matters and wear out your mind. This constant thinking and thinking weighs on your mind heavily and causes […]