Selfishness – Wanting ends in dissatisfaction


The range of selfishness is equal to the range of desires. Owing to the hindrance of multifarious desires, it becomes impossible for the soul to find free and full expression of its true being; and life becomes self-centered and narrow. The entire life of the personal ego is continually in the grip of […]

Selfishness – Analysis of selfishness


Selfishness comes into existence owing to the tendency of desires to find fulfillment in action and experience. It is born of fundamental ignorance about one’s own true nature. Human consciousness is clouded by the accumulation of various types of impressions deposited by the long course of the evolution of consciousness.

These impressions express […]

“My participation in these prayers has great significance”


All the mandali were called to join in the prayers; it was part of the daily routine…

Baba remarked, “My participation in these prayers has great significance and by it the prayers are being invested with added power, which people will feel when reciting them and be benefited.”

–, p5329 Apr, 1968; Guruprasad


Love increases by thinking more of others’ suffering



To their query on how to increase love, Baba directed them,

“By thinking more of the suffering of others instead of your own suffering. “This is the shortest way.”

–Lord Meher (First Ed), p1925


“Remain in Maya but do not get enmeshed in it”

During this brief visit to Madras, Baba explained about Maya to Sampath Aiyangar:

It is like this: If a person wants to take the pearl from the bottom of the ocean, then he should not shout at the pearl to come up while he sits on the beach. If he really wants […]

Two “spiritual secrets”


“To a devotee, Baba once gave these two “spiritual secrets,” as He called them:

1. Never to hurt the heart of another, because that is where God resides; and 2. Always to be grateful, to give thanks to God every day”

(Vol 14 No 2 P 31 Awakener)


Train your mind to pass over thoughts & cease mental tension -Part 2 (Final)


Cease the mental tension. Train your mind to pass over thoughts. Do not give countenance to them until such time that you can surrender the mind itself. No one is doing it. When the mind is surrendered, there is no question of happiness and unhappiness. Because of the thoughts of […]

Train your mind to pass over thoughts & cease mental tension- Part 1

Baba was informed that Gulmai K. Irani’s daughter Dolly, who was staying in Ahmednagar, had been feeling depressed during his absence. Baba went to Ahmednagar to see Dolly on November 15th, and gave her a discourse that afternoon. He had it typed out and distributed for everyone to read:

You say […]

Manonash (Annihilation of mind) – Final Part 3

Baba started Manonash work in this cave at, Khojaguda, Hyderabad

Manonash work ended at Tembi Hill, Meherazad

My efforts for Manonash have been positive, and the result of Manonash will be positive. But the actual and concrete manifestation of this result I leave entirely to the Divine […]

Manonash (Annihilation of mind) – Part 2

Baba on the Tembi Hill, Meherazad

We must lose ourselves in order to find ourselves. Thus loss itself is gain.

We must die to self to live in God. Thus death means Life.

We must become completely void inside to be completely possessed by God. Thus complete emptiness means absolute Fullness.

We […]