Annihilating Sanskaras: Two Analogies – 3. The simile of dream and awakening

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Let us take another simile. Suppose you are dreaming, and in that dream state you are enjoying a fine drive […]

Annihilating Sanskaras: Two Analogies – 2. A ball of string and its coilings

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And how to do this?

Take, as another analogy, a ball of string and its coilings. At first, the winding […]

Annihilating Sanskaras: Two Analogies – 1. The tailor and the coat

You people die a thousand deaths, and despite that, you stay where you are and do not progress. You continue to get caught up […]

Giving up your life

“He who does not give up his life does not reach his Beloved God.”

… Now what is the meaning of this “life giving”? […]

The need for active effort

Commenting on the statement, “Finding God is the eternal problem and struggle,” Baba explained:

It is true. But one must not stop there and […]

Resign to the will of God and be happy

Real happiness is within; once you know how to attain it, you will find it everywhere. (Love Alone Prevails, Kitty Davy, p129)

Everyone can […]

“Fear means there is no love”

Fear acts as a thick curtain between the “I” and the “you.”…[I]t…nourishes deep distrust of the other [and] inevitably brings about a shrinking and […]

You can love Him in any form

Baba told him [Professor Dagray]: “All understanding is not knowing. Everything that can be understood is not God … I have said repeatedly […]

He learned a hard lesson about lying to Baba

GSN Moorty to the right of Baba in back coat

During his interview, Dr. Moorty told Baba that he had urgent work in Poona […]

The illusion and dream – Part 2 (Final)

Baba at Sakori

Japa and tapa (repetition of God’s name and penance or austerities) are also a dream. All these acts create bindings. Fasting, […]