12 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] Honesty is the light on the inner path

Honesty is the keynote to Divinity. He who can love God honestly can lose himself in God, and find himself as God.

 

There is no more ready means by which the first outlines of the inner self can be known than through complete honesty. Honesty with one’s […]

11 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] For relief from suffering – Live honestly, act honestly, think honestly

 

At 2:25 P.M. Baba spelt on the alphabet board for one of the persons at the darshan:

“God is equally within us all, and we must love Him and realize Him. Then all our suffering comes to an end. For that experience, we must love Him, and this love can be expressed in […]

10 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] Hypocrisy spoils Baba’s work

ON MAY 17th, about two hundred people from Andhra arrived in Poona to spend the weekend in Poona and absorb the presence of Baba. The first day a discussion took place in Guruprasad as to how work in Meher Baba’s name should be done at the many Centers in Andhra. Adi Sr. was also present […]

09 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] Do not pose

 

The following day, Baba informed some visitors, “Let your heart be pure. Do not act outwardly what you are not inwardly.

“Be absolutely honest. God is infinite honesty. Do not pose as being pious, because God is everywhere. God cannot be fooled – so why pose as something you […]

Speak from your heart

Two years before, when Lud Dimpfl had met Baba in Myrtle Beach, although he felt happy to meet the Avatar, he felt perplexed as he had not felt touched by Baba in the way so many others had. Now, as he listened to some speak of their feelings of deep love for Baba, he […]

08 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] How can I be honest?

 

 

“How can I be honest?” one of the visitors asked.

First, become honest with yourself. There should not be the slightest tinge of hypocrisy in your actions and behavior. Act according to your conscience. If you don’t listen to the voice of your heart, it would be hypocrisy. If you […]

07 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] Professional honesty

 

Eruch: There was once a lawyer who came to Baba. You know the profession of a lawyer, its noted disregard for actual truth. Meher Baba conveyed to him: you will be honest and truthful in trying to defend your client irrespective of his guilt or innocence. You have taken a brief from your […]

06 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] Honesty in service

 

Baba bathing leper at Pandharpur, 7 Nov 1954

 

After the meals, Sastri informed Baba that were it not for the help rendered by Venkata Rao to those who had suffered in the recent floods, many families would have been left destitute and starving.

Hearing this, Baba observed:

Love […]

05 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] The only sin which God does not forgive is hypocrisy

 

… Baba commented, “The only sin which God does not forgive is hypocrisy. The hypocrite deceives himself and others too.

“These days the hypocritical saints have increased in such numbers that, though I am the Ocean of Compassion, it has become nauseating even to me!”

He also stated, “It is no […]

04 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] Baba seeks pardon from the owner of ber trees

There were many ber fruit trees in Ichhuara (in Hamirpur district)– so many that the sour, cherry-sized fruit had no saleable value. Gustadji, who especially liked the fruit, started plucking a few of the bers from a tree. Seeing him, the others who had come with Baba also began picking them. Baba saw them from […]