The three stages of experiences on the spiritual path — enthusiasm, depression and hope.

 

On the 25th, Baba explained about three stages of experiences on the spiritual path — enthusiasm, depression and hope:

There are three states […]

“To make a seemingly small alteration, the Perfect Master has to make innumerable alterations in the universe”

This is a story about the knowledge and power of the Qutub. There was once a Muslim Perfect Master named Piran-e-Pir Dastagir in Baghdad. […]

Pearls vs seashells

In reference to the abundance of so-called saints and false gurus in the East, Baba at one point stopped the singing and commented: “They […]

“It was the grace of my Master that I became as dust at his feet and thus became the Highest!” – Hafiz

Baba then began a discourse:

There are seven stations in the process of evolution. After one has crossed all these, one gets complete consciousness […]

“If you make a mistake, acknowledge it; do not go on arguing.”

On one occasion, when Adi went to the hotel where Kenmore was staying to deliver some food. He returned late. In fact, well after […]

“If you play with all your heart to make the spectators happy, it is a great work done by you.”

Baba batting (Near Satara)

Baba then related an incident from his own youth:

Play cricket for the sake of playing the game. […]

“The time is coming, and it is very close in arriving, when I will shake everything off me”

In 1963, Baba often repeated that he would break his silence at the end of nine months. On the morning of 25 May, he […]

An illustration of the strength of maya’s grip

 

Baba had one of the mandali tell this tale to illustrate how strong maya’s grip is on the world:

Once there was a […]

“I am so infinite that I myself cannot fathom my own Infinity”

Baba stated:

I am so infinite that I myself cannot fathom my own Infinity. My shadow, the creation, is also so infinite that once […]

‘Beloved, Your simplicity is your beauty. Your beauty is your simplicity.’

Pratap Ahir singing before Baba at Guruprasad

Madhusudan then sang a few ghazals… Baba gave more explanations of the […]