East-West Gathering – Conversations with lovers: “God cannot be divided. Yet we see everywhere these divisions!”

 

Another point is that God alone is and there is nothing but God. God is indivisibly one, and He is indivisibly in each and every one. He cannot be divided. Yet we see everywhere these divisions! What is this separateness? There are Anita, Beryl, Ella, Harry, Charles, and others. Why this separateness? Why […]

East-West Gathering – Conversations with lovers: “Try to remember me, try to please me, try to do as I wish” – Part 2 (Final)

 

 

Baba smiled, and continued:

A person on the spiritual path gets the urge to know God. Then, if on the Path, he begins to see lights, colors, et cetera. He thinks he has reached the Goal, he thinks that he is experiencing God. He does not realize he has not even begun […]

East-West Gathering – Conversations with lovers: “Try to remember me, try to please me, try to do as I wish” – Part 1

To love God, one should think of God, long for God and suffer the fire of separation until such longing reaches its utmost limits and is quenched in Union. But one who obeys the Master, who is one with God, need not suffer, for in obedience there is the grace of the Master. Even […]

East-West Gathering – Conversations with lovers: “Love of Women and God”

The third point to which I want to draw your attention is titled “Love of Women and God.”

A man loves a woman living in a distant place. His love makes him think of her all the time. He can’t eat; he can’t sleep. He longs for her continuously. When his longing becomes too […]

East-West Gathering – Conversations with lovers: “Can you tear yourself out of yourself?”

Baba continued:

… There are some who exist to hate others, to be jealous of others and make others unhappy. And there are some who exist to love others, to make others happy. One who has become one with God exists for all, both good and bad. Jesus Christ existed for others. To become […]

Death is like going to sleep and waking up in a new body

 

Eruch read out Baba’s message for that day:

No one dies, no one is born. The only fortunate and rare one who does die, dies the Real Death and takes birth in God. Otherwise, no one dies and no one is born.

What does this mean? It is like going to sleep. When […]

Simple way made complicated – Part 2 (Final)

He asked Anita, “Do you want to be one with God?”

Anita replied, “I just want to see you!”

Smilingly, Baba chided her, “How can you have two things — see me here, and see me as I really am?” He continued:

How very complicated a simple thing has been made! I am giving […]

Simple way made complicated – Part 1

 

What is the aim of life? It is to see God and become one with God. If God is, then we must see Him! That is our sole aim. There are different ways of seeing God, called yogas. Some try to see God through meditation and concentration on the Absolute within. That too […]

The East-West Gathering: Some personal accounts – Jane Haynes etc

After moving from Myrtle Beach in 1958, Baba had ordered Jane Haynes to try to revive her acting career. She and her three children (“the Trio” as Baba called them) relocated in New York City, where Jane briefly appeared in a Broadway play. She had a rough time finding roles to act and for […]

The East-West Gathering: Some personal accounts – Vivian Agostini

 

Vivian Agostini accompanied her husband, Louis, but she was not yet prepared to accept Baba as the Avatar. She had agreed to come but vowed: “I will never kneel down before any man who calls himself God!” After meeting Baba, she announced her intentions to return to America, complaining to her husband, “Baba […]