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Truth and Religion – Part 2 (Final)

The same applies to that Christian philosophy propounded by the so-called ministers of the present day who preach that salvation can be won only […]

Truth and Religion – Part 1

Truth has nothing in the least to do with religion. It stands far, far beyond religion’s limited and barren dictates and doctrines. Truth lies […]

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 […]

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 […]

On Renunciation: Tyag, Sanyas, and Vairag – Part 3/3

 

 

For real renunciation demands the courage to give up the worldly Maya, which these cowards cannot do, bound and attached to it […]

On Renunciation: Tyag, Sanyas, and Vairag – Part 2/3

 

 

Otherwise, these so-called “sadhus” and “sanyasis” of the present day are generally mere idlers (dhongi, haramkhor) who wander here and there with […]

On Renunciation: Tyag, Sanyas, and Vairag – Part 1/3

 

 

For the ordinary people of the world, for the great mass of human beings, the best remedy for spiritual ignorance […]

Pearls before Swine

A swine, a hog, always lives on refuse and excrement. You may throw before it the best of food-stuffs or invaluable treasures, even diamonds […]

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 – 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 […]