The working of the law of karma

There is a king who has vast possessions. But he is a worthless king. He spends all his energy and money in selfish pursuits and luxuries and has no care for his subjects. In his next birth he is born blind and becomes a beggar and thus compensates for his wrong doings.

Now this […]

Only the Sadguru can change the course of a person’s destiny

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Amplifying this point, Baba continued:

In fact, there is nothing such as happiness and misery, virtue and vice, or good and bad. Only bliss exists! The experiences of happiness, misery, virtue, vice, good and bad are nothing. But they are the necessary stepping stones on the course to […]

One has to pass through a succession of experiences

Satsang (the company) of these Perfect Ones is the best medium and path to the attainment of bliss.

Someone asked, “But how can we acquire the desire for the company [of Perfect Ones]?”

Baba replied, “By killing all desires except one – longing for real bliss. Thus only by longing for bliss will you […]

Progress toward Self-knowledge is gradual and imperceptible

When the time is ripe, the advancement of a person toward Self-knowledge comes about as naturally as the physical body of a child grows into full-fledged form. The growth of the physical body is worked out by the operation of natural laws, and the progress of the aspirant toward Self-knowledge is worked out by […]

The divine law: “Be good. It pays!”

Law’s grip is eternal till you go beyond law, then you are free.

Shams says, ‘You think binding to a Master is binding and all life is free to do what you like; but you are bound by hunger, sleep, etc. and have the body-binding, the greatest binding. But this one binding of faith […]

The divine law: This law so establishes itself that there is no escape

“God is not kind, he is the ocean of mercy. But it is all according to law. And law is not complicated, it is simple. You sow a seed, you water it, you have a plant that grows – it is so simple. Law gives you all this from one seed, because all this […]

Our Ills and Our Remedies (Part 2 of 2) – “Be disciples of this Life Divine”

 

True understanding about man’s place in God’s Life Universal will enable man to avoid much suffering – physical and mental – sometimes invited by himself through wrong action, and often created by himself through vitiated imagination.

All joy, howsoever alluring, will fade away, unless it springs from life in the Truth […]

Our Ills and Our Remedies (Part 1 of 2)- Spiritual understanding

In the world of quiet speculation, as well as in the world of surging political activity, or individual striving, men are desperately trying to remedy the many ills to which humanity is heir. All our creeds and faiths, all our parties and “isms” are so many practical solutions offered toward this purpose. But, though […]

“Do not leave room for the mind to play its tricks”

Neurgaonkar informed Baba about his resolve to observe silence for several days. He asked Baba whether, during that period, he could make exceptions by speaking only about God. Baba did not approve of this and stated:

Silence means silence. If you want to observe it, observe it thoroughly. Do not leave room for the […]

Adversities provide an opportunity of acquiring forbearance and fortitude

Do not get disheartened or alarmed when adversity, calamity or misfortunes pour upon you. Thank God, for thereby He has given you the opportunity of acquiring forbearance and fortitude. One who has acquired the power of bearing with adversity can easily enter upon the spiritual path.

www.lordmeher.org, p1840 May, 1937; Nasik

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