New Life – Standing order for all who accompany Baba

Mandali Hall, Meherabad

[From today we will have some anecdotes, important messages, etc., from Beloved Baba’s New Life]

 

If you accompany Baba, you will have to obey certain general standing orders at all times.

These are:

1. You will not touch women.

2. You will not touch money, […]

“This New Life is endless”

Beloved Baba carrying begging bowl at Dr Nath’s house, Benares during New Life

[Beloved Baba started New Life on 16 Oct, 1949. Here is the eternal message given by Beloved Baba which brings out the spirit of the New Life.]

This New Life is endless, and even after my physical […]

The best way to control the mind

Shiv Charan Singh of Batala had come to the meeting with his son, Air Force Commander Jasbir Singh. He asked, “Baba, please show me the way to control the mind.”

“The best way for it is to remember me wholeheartedly four times a day – at 7 A.M., at noon, at 5 P.M. and […]

“There is a spiritual force in my words which is of great help to the sincere aspirant”

When Don returned to America, he dug out Deshmukh’s five-volume edited version of Baba’s Discourses. He was struck by the tremendous meaning and pungency of virtually every sentence.

Now, back in India again, Don had been so impressed by what he had been reading in the Discourses that he brought up the subject with […]

Sadguru burns up the sanskaras

I say, therefore: Will [control] your mind; lead a pure, clean, and virtuous life; remove low desires; follow One who has realized God; and then you are saved. “Following” in this sense does not mean giving up your own creed or religion. The mind is to be renounced!

If you try to […]

Love, pure and steadfast

One day Baba explained at length about creation, rebirth and God-realization. He ended by stating:

Let these matters not be a headache to you. All this is only by way of explanation. Don’t rack your brains over it. Love is supreme and only love counts. However much you read, hear […]

Baba removes our ‘dirt’ like a laundryman

Meanwhile Baba had assigned different duties to Jal Kerawalla, among them being to find a good boy and bring him to Baba. Jal would daily bring one boy after another, all of whom Baba would feed and give new clothes to, and then return to Jal. This saddened Jal, who thought himself a […]

Difference between Avatar and Perfect Masters roles

Baba gave the following explanation to the mandali about the difference between the Avatar and the Perfect Masters:

Every God-Realized personality is perfect. However, those who come down and act as Masters – the Sadgurus and Avatar – come down with their minds universal and use divine powers to work for others. There is […]

Importance of steady mind and being one-pointed

On Wednesday, 18 December 1929, two Germans named Victor Stomps and Phillip Bobl came to Nasik for Baba’s darshan. They were interested in Buddhism and were traveling in India. The next day, Baba advised Victor, “Go to Italy; there you will find a Buddhist who is a devotee of mine. He is advanced […]

Don’t engage mind in worry

Although Gadekar had passed his exams, he was worried about his further studies. On the night of 5 June, Baba advised Gadekar,

“Due to worry, this universe came into being. And now man is unable to realize his own Real Self due to engaging his mind in worry. I advise you to be at […]