“Let thoughts come and go, but do not be anxious about them. Continue obeying me.”

A daughter named Shakuntala was born on the 18th to Chhagan’s wife, who became quite ill after the delivery. Four days later, Baba directed Chhagan to take his wife to Ahmednagar and return after admitting her to the hospital. But Chhagan was in a bad mood and refused.

Baba asked him why he did […]

If you want this prem [love] that you desire, for the service of others, you must obey me”

Robert Dreyfuss [aged 22] had been planning a trip to India for some years and now knew why — to see Meher Baba! He learned of the sahavas to be held in December 1965, but having neither the money nor the inclination to join Harry Kenmore’s group charter flight, Dreyfuss flew to London on […]

“Forget yourself, remember Me, love Me – is the way to lead a spiritual life”

 

A person casually opening the conversation said, “Baba, from now on, You have stopped giving darshan. Will you please guide us today as to how to lead a spiritual life?”

Baba gestured, “Simple: forget yourself, remember Me, love Me. This will help not only you, but anyone, to lead a spiritual life.”

Glipses […]

Don’t just try but do your best

 

Once Baba wrote to Delia to arrange something very difficult. Delia sent this telegram”:I will try.”

Baba cabled back immediately, “Leave it.” Delia then realized that Baba was dissatisfied and cabled: “I will do my best.”

Baba was pleased and answered, “Go ahead. I will help you.”

Though very few words were exchanged […]

“What harm is there if you cannot accept the concept of God in human form as long as you are 100 percent honest”

A Zoroastrian army general and his wife came to see Baba for the first time. He had heard and read a little about Baba but could not accept the fact that Baba was God in human form. After the general was seated and introduced, Baba told him, “What harm is there if you cannot […]

“Go and tell the world that I am God in human form!”

To one devotee who wished that Baba would give him some specific duty, Baba stated, “Go and tell the world that I am God in human form! When I break my silence, all will know that I am God!”

The man had come to Baba for the first time. He pleaded, “We cannot love […]

“No one knows how I am suffering”

1965 Darshan

“No one knows how I am suffering. My suffering is not only physical but also mental and spiritual. There is a great difference between your mental and spiritual suffering and mine. My mental suffering is very intense and it is because of the pseudo-saints that abound in the world today. […]

“In the silence of your perfect surrender, my love which is always silent can flow to you”

[Baba’s message during 1965 Darshan]

This time of your being with me, I do not intend giving you a lot of words to exercise your minds. I want your minds to sleep so that your hearts may awaken in my love.

You have had enough words; I have had enough words. It is not […]

“You should do whatever work I give to you and that is all you should be concerned with.”

 

Jalbhai, thinking he had finally found a boy whom Baba would like, brought Bhagirath Premraj Tiwari on the 26th. Bhagirath was a ten-year old boy from Parner village, whose mother had died, and Baba liked him very much. “Would you do the work I give you?” Baba asked him.

“Assuredly,” the boy answered.

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“Be an instrument of God and serve humanity”

Dr. Ginde came almost every weekend to see Baba at Guruprasad. During one visit, he described to Baba how he had operated on a child pronounced dead and brought him back to life — and he believed he did this by repeating Baba’s name! The boy, Rashesh Vaidya, had fallen from a tall building […]