Keep Your Mind Quiet, Steady, and Firm – Part 3

What are these devils? They are: egoism (false akankar); kam (desire/passion); krodh (anger); and lobh (avarice).

(1) Of these four, egoism or […]

Keep Your Mind Quiet, Steady, and Firm – Part 2

In just the same way, try to drive away the idle words of the people of the world that happen to fall upon your […]

Keep Your Mind Quiet, Steady, and Firm – Part 1

Do not brood endlessly over petty matters and wear out your mind. This constant thinking and thinking weighs on your mind heavily and causes […]

Some spiritual puzzles

Baba had given a riddle for solution to the mandali yesterday with the promise of milk and jelebis (A kind of Indian sweetmeat) to […]

The Voice of Conscience and Firmness of Mind

“Your mind must be as firm as a rock that resists strong blasts of wind from all sides without budging an inch.” […]

On Swaraj and Self-Government—Political and Real

By “Swaraj” what I mean is the gaining of Truth—that Truth which already the property and birthright of everyone. What I mean, in other […]

Don’t go against your conscience

A small group of four or five energetic and enthusiastic workers of the Swaraj party dropped in today. They happened by en route from […]

On “Fears”—Vague and Real

The question arose: “Whom should you fear—God, the world, or Self?”

Baba replied:

Do not fear the world or its people; always do the […]

Ceremonies and rituals for the dead

Then turning to the subject of ceremonies, particularly those for the dead, as practiced among the Parsis and Hindus, Baba explained:

These […]

Stopping the Machine

Let’s take another concrete figure to illustrate how the ordinary human awake state and the “being” and “doing” of the mind are brought to […]