“In all matters, the judgment of the heart should be given preference.”

… The next morning, Baba asked Jean in detail about the Harmon house, and she placed before him all the difficulties they had passed through planning his stay; but she was determined that the work be carried on, despite setbacks. “Don’t worry,” Baba reassured her. “Everything will be all right. I am pleased with […]

“Each one can perceive my glory according to his own capacity”

He [Baba] quoted one of his favorite couplets in Urdu, wherein the Master says to his devotee: “My glory is from here to there; it has no end. So, let me find out to what extent you are prepared to go [sacrifice] to see my glory, and how much of it you can […]

Surrender requires pure heart and empty mind

One of those meeting Baba for the first time that day was Shalig Ram Sharma, 33, of Hamirpur. After Pukar introduced him, Baba asked, “What do you most desire?”

Shalig Ram answered sincerely, “To surrender to you, Baba.”

Baba observed:

He met me only today and wants to surrender himself. Why do you want […]

“My proximity, the intimacy with me, just change that mass of sanskaras”

Continuing, Baba explained:

“Another point. As you all become more intimate with me, with opportunities to come closer to me, all that is good and all that is bad within you comes out in sparks, as it were. All the impressions of the past, the accumulation of past sanskaras of all illusory things, which […]

Spiritual vs Virtuous life

Baba in Satara

Meanwhile, two Nepalese boy-servants named Khushal and Kirpal had been brought to Satara from Dehra Dun for work. One morning when they failed to get up on time, Aloba treated them roughly. He had been overseeing the kitchen work for several months, and the boys were working under his direction. […]

Human form’s virtues and vices

The next day in the mandali’s cottage, Baba asked Ramjoo if he was a human being or an animal. Taken aback, Ramjoo answered, “A human being!”

Baba then gave this discourse about the human form and its attributes:

The human form is the last form in evolution and it is the […]

Spend sanskaras through thoughts but not through actions

[Speaking to Swami Krishnaji, Baba said: ]

…but you should not succumb to temptations. I do not mean you could escape them, but you should avoid them. Not to run away from them means you should not fear them, feel nervous about them, be overcome by them.

Again, this means that there […]

“Then you will have a curtain of Baba’s love protecting you”

Baba In Sydney Australia 1956

Baba then dictated this story about three seekers:

Years ago in India when I used to give darshan, people would come from the city and neighboring places. I will tell you about three persons who came. The first man approached and said, “I do […]

Transform anger into love to know God

[The situation was everyone especially Mansari got fed-up with monkey Lucky because of its pranks]

Baba said :

Someone asked Hafiz what spirituality meant and he answered in one ode:

“Unless you go against your lower self, you cannot unite with your higher Self.”

Now what is the lower self? That which makes […]

How to experience the pure love

Baba proceeded to describe how this pure or divine love can be experienced:

Pure love is not something which can be forced upon somebody, nor is it something which can be snatched away from another. It is attained after the aspirant has succeeded in overcoming selfishness, when the false I in him […]