The greatest need of humanity today is love


On the 23rd of November, in response to a letter from a young man named G. S. N. Moorty, Baba sent this message:

The greatest need of humanity today is love – love divine which is pure and selfless,

which awakens man to the proper sense and understanding of his real duty […]

Internal Silence, The Inner Battle – Part 3 (Final)

Now, while you are thinking of the Divine Theme chart, its explanation, figure, color, et cetera, if, in spite of your efforts, other thoughts interfere, what will you do? You have to try not to let them, not with fear but with love for Baba. If you have these thoughts, do not despair that […]

Internal Silence – Part 2

Just imagine that you are on a special watch duty to guard yourself against grave danger to your very life. This “guard” means watching over unexpected and sudden attacks from deadly enemies who are determined to kill you. During that time, you have to keep on reproducing in your mind all that I will […]

Internal Silence – Part 1


The gathering assembled before him at 10 A.M. and Baba inquired, “Did you sleep well last night? I ask this because you all have to be awake and attentive tonight for three hours, from 7:30 to 10:30 P.M.”

All replied that they had slept well, and Baba continued at length:

Now, listen. I […]

Everything will be all right if you only think of my wish



DURING THIS PERIOD, Savak Damania of Akbar Press, who was now age thirty, had been in Baba’s contact since his childhood and was engaged to marry Eruch’s sister Meheru. Savak had a friend named Homi Pavri, who wanted to meet Meher Baba. Savak wrote to Baba at Lonavla, and Baba permitted them […]

Qualities desired of a school teacher


Meanwhile, the vice-principal of Kolhapur University, a Mr. Dixit, invited Baba to participate in the opening of a new Montessori school, but because of his seclusion, Baba did not go. Instead, on Sunday, October 18th, he sent Adi Sr. to deliver this message:

The form of service that a Montessori school takes has […]

Good and Evil

During the end of May or early June of 1942, while explaining about good and evil, Baba stated:

There is nothing such as good or evil. From a moral standpoint, this difference exists so that the affairs of the world may be conducted according to limitations imposed by society. But from the spiritual standpoint, […]

Violence and Non-Violence – Part 6 (Final)


Defending the weak is an important form of selfless service and it is a part of karma yoga; and use of force, when necessary for this purpose, stands completely justified as an indispensable instrument for securing the desired objective. But any such fighting which may have to be undertaken to defend the weak […]

Violence and Non-Violence – Part 5

The case of fighting against an aggressive nation (situation three) is also interesting and instructive. Here the fighting which is involved in offering resistance to the aggression of the nation with no selfish motive or personal interest, but solely with the purpose of defending the weaker nation, may entail much injury and even destruction […]

Violence and Non-Violence – Part 4


A detailed analysis of the case of the hit on the drowning man (situation one) shows that though it involves the use of force without the prior consent of the person on whom it is exerted, the force used is ultimately used with the motive of saving the man’s life. The situation includes […]