20121230 – ‘Unless you lose yourself, you cannot find yourself?’ – Part 2 (final)


If you think of Baba all the time, you cannot think of yourself. If you don’t think of me, you will remain unmoved. Only when Rano thinks of Nonny does she feel bad. When she doesn’t think of her mother, there is no feeling.

Yet another meditation school has opened in Poona, called […]

20121229 – ‘Unless you lose yourself, you cannot find yourself?’- Part 1


On Sunday, September 22nd, Baba asked the women, “Who was it who said, ‘Unless you lose yourself, you cannot find yourself?’ ”

Elizabeth replied, “Christ.”

“What does it mean?” Baba asked.

One woman replied, “To conquer desire.”

Another replied, “To annihilate the lower self.”

Elizabeth answered, “To quote the words of the saint: […]

20121228 – Only Sadguru can alter the course of experience to realize God – part 2 (final)

In fact, there is nothing such as happiness and misery, virtue and vice, or good and bad. Only bliss exists! The experiences of happiness, misery, virtue, vice, good and bad are nothing. But they are the necessary steppingstones on the course to higher things which, though illusory, everyone has to pass through.

Only the […]

20121226 – One must try to live the life that Christ lived


Certain Swiss people were invited for interviews or to ask questions before Baba. On July 9th, during his interview, Walter’s brother Oscar asked, “What hinders me from being a better and truer Christian, and so also a better husband and father?”

Baba answered, “You must try, as far as possible, to live the […]

20121224 – Cease the mental tension by training your mind to pass over thoughts



Cease the mental tension. Train your mind to pass over thoughts. Do not give countenance to them until such time that you can surrender the mind itself. No one is doing it. When the mind is surrendered, there is no question of happiness and unhappiness. Because of the thoughts of the past […]

20121223 – By touching the Perfect Master’s feet, we unburden our sanskaric load

Beloved Baba’s Samadhi, Meherabad

Baba said: “When people come to a Perfect Master and touch his feet with their heads, they lay the burden of their sanskaras on him. A Perfect Master’s feet collect the sanskaras from all over the universe, just as an ordinary person when walking collects dust on […]

20121217 – Sanskaras linger on after death

… The body drops, but the mind remains. And when the body drops, its impressions immediately manifest, trying to spread themselves and assume a new body. They want expression through the body, and so another body comes into existence which is made up of these impressions.

Thus, with the dropping of every form, […]

20121212 – Sanskaras and liberation – part – 2 (final)



This bondage of actions is the tie that is deep-rooted and cannot be easily uprooted and gotten rid of. Good actions bind a man with a golden chain, and bad actions with an iron spiked one. But the chain is there in either case, and the man is never set free. Yoga […]

20121211 – Sanskaras and liberation – part – 1

Later in the evening of October 4th, after dinner, the Master expounded on the function of the Sadguru, explaining more about yoga, sanskaras and mukti – liberation:

No yogi can gain eternal freedom or emancipation, even though he might have reached the highest yogic state of samadhi through his practices, because sanskaras […]

20121209 – The easiest and quickest way for salvation is to serve a Perfect Master


The easiest way to immortality is contact with a spiritual Master, and the simplest requirement is intense longing for realizing God. For this, persistent effort is needed. All other paths are quite long and full of difficulties. Service is said to be the highest religion, yet hundreds of thousands of births […]