A simple method of overcoming anger

Baba asked if he was following his orders, and then asked in wonderment, “How is it that you always get angry so quickly?”


The need to control mind

Everything depends on the mind. The mind feeds on happiness and misery. The world is really a dream. Happiness and sorrow are plays of […]

Control of mind: Channels for sublimating mental energy – Love and devotion

Selfless service and meditation are both spontaneous when they are inspired by love.

Love is therefore rightly regarded as being the most important avenue […]

Control of mind: Channels for sublimating mental energy – Selfless service for humanity

While meditation on the personal and impersonal aspects of God requires withdrawal of consciousness into the sanctuary of one’s own heart, concentration on the […]

Control of mind: Channels for sublimating mental energy – Meditation

Meditation is deep and constant concentration upon an ideal object. In such concentration upon an ideal object, the person is conscious only of the […]

Control of mind: The process of sublimation

Spiritual progress is thus characterized by the dual aspect of renouncing the false values of sanskaras in favor of the true values of understanding.


Control of mind – Creative control

The mind, becoming accustomed to certain habits of thought and response, does not find it easy to adjust itself to these new claims of […]

Control of mind – True control a creative readjustment in light of true values

If control is purely mechanical and aimless, it defeats its own purpose, which is to make possible the free and unconditioned functioning of the […]

Control of mind – Through sincere effort it gradually becomes natural

Control of the habitual tendencies of the mind is much more difficult than control of physical actions.

The fleeting and evasive thoughts and desires […]

The Only Reality

The ability to exercise constant control over one’s low desires is no mean achievement. Success in establishing a lasting sublimation of all desires is […]