Devotees should lean only on Baba but not on each other

About weaknesses, Baba explained to women:

Those devotees who have similar weaknesses, similar self-seeking, apparently love each other and apparently do not love the others. But what results is bad. The slavish tendency of depending on moods creeps in.

How? Take Norina for example who loves me as her Beloved, and […]

20130706 – The problem of self-interest – Part 2


But the elimination of self-interest, granting even a sincere desire on the part of the individual to accomplish it, is not so easy and is never completely achieved except by the aid of a Perfect Master. It is because self-interest springs from a false idea of the true nature of the Self, and […]

20130705 – The problem of self-interest – Part 1

Since arriving in America, I have been asked many times what solution I have brought for the social problems now confronting you – what did I have to offer that would solve the problems of unemployment, prohibition and crime that would eliminate the strife between individuals and nations, and pour a […]

20130703 – The path to higher consciousness and the limited ego- Part 3 (Final)

The ego persists to the last. Not until all the six out of the seven principal states on the path are traversed, culminating in one God-Conscious state, is the ego completely eliminated and reappears on the seventh plane as the Divine “I” – the state of Christ Consciousness to which Jesus referred […]

20130702 – The path to higher consciousness and the limited ego- Part 2


The furious race for armaments by the Christian world, evincing an utter disregard for the commandment of Jesus that if one cheek is smitten, the other should be offered, shows clearly what I mean by the ego. In the evolutionary ascent from the mineral, vegetable and animal life, the latent mind gradually expands […]

20130701 – The path to higher consciousness and the limited ego- Part 1


Baba remained in Hollywood for seven hectic days, each packed full of interviews and receptions. Norina Matchabelli and Elizabeth Patterson had driven all the way from New York to help in arranging Baba’s schedule.

The newspapers had anticipated his arrival, and at a press conference held at 1 P.M. on the day he […]