Material and physical pleasures impede our progress – Part 1

 

After their return from the river, Baba said, “While we were on the boat I remembered a story about a Perfect Master.” All […]

Likes and dislikes are both desires

Food always seemed to be a sharp point of contention, especially now that there were both Easterners and Westerners living together, sharing the same […]

The Spiritually Perfect do not use psychic powers for themselves

 

With the onset of cool, damp, autumn weather in Cannes, Baba’s health noticeably suffered. On Sunday, October 31st, one of the remaining Westerners […]

What is real spirituality

 

On January 27, during darshan at the Links, a new visitor asked Baba, “What is real spirituality?”

Baba dictated this answer:

Spirituality is […]

Obedience is above love

On the evening of December 8, when Baba was on his usual rounds of inspection, he gave a candid explanation on divine intoxication and […]

Love always seeks happiness of the Beloved

After lunch on May 19th in Nasik, Baba offered mangoes to some of the group. Some declined, saying their stomachs were too […]

Need for cultivating love and harmony

Meals were often a source of conflict in Nasik. Jean Adriel had to have spinach every day, cooked in a special way. Another wanted […]

Begin dying by loving

Although different men and women definitely disliked one another, each in the group promised to try to live Baba’s words. Thereupon, Baba continued:

If […]

Intense longing required for union with God

 

 

Someone asked if each one has to go through all the seven planes. In reply, Baba spelled out:

A Perfect […]

Significance of Master’s feet

Beloved’s feet

During the [1937] birthday celebrations the Westerners saw for the first time the Hindu custom of washing the Master’s feet. […]