Qualifications of the Aspirant: Readiness to Serve — Freedom from opposites of great and small

If the aspirant is completely detached from all works and their results, he becomes free from the vitiating opposites of great and small. The […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Readiness to Serve — No claims of limited “I”

The aspirant is not in any way attached to the idea of service, however, in the sense of maximum results being secured through himself […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Readiness to Serve — Aptitude and abilities

The aspirant always has to be in readiness to serve the cause of humanity. He need not apply himself to any type of work […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Some Divine Qualities — Guidance from Master

The supreme condition for sure and steady progress on the path is the benefit of guidance from a Perfect Master. The Master gives just […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Some Divine Qualities — One-pointedness

The difficulties on the spiritual path can be overcome only if the aspirant has one-pointedness. If his energies are dissipated in worldly pursuits, the […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Some Divine Qualities — Cheerfulness, Enthusiasm, Equipoise

Among the many things the aspirant needs to cultivate, there are few that are as important as cheerfulness, enthusiasm, and equipoise. When the mind […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Some Divine Qualities — Freedom from worry

Moral courage and self-confidence should be accompanied by freedom from worry. There are very few things in the mind that eat up as much […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Some Divine Qualities — Moral courage and confidence

The task of forbearance would be easy if the aspirant could become reconciled to the ways of the world and accept them without challenge. […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Some Divine Qualities — Forbearance

As the aspirant advances on the spiritual path, he acquires, through his contact with a Perfect Master, an increasingly deeper understanding of true love. […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Some Divine Qualities — Accepting world as it is

Spiritual effort demands not only physical endurance and courage but also unshrinking forbearance and unassailable moral courage. The world is caught up in Maya […]