No compromise in loving God

 

Margaret Scott had not seen Baba since 1935. “I am sorry I caused you suffering, Baba, for I know you have suffered for me,” she said.

“But your love has compensated for all the suffering,” Baba assured her. “I know deep down you do love me. Baba loves you, too.”

Margaret said, “Sometimes […]

“Do your duty, but don’t feel worried about it”

… why worry about the future? … “Why worry?” It never means anything …

Do your duty, but don’t feel worried about it. Remain 100 percent happy, 100 percent honest. Do the best you can; then at night, relax and […]

Rewards in proportion to their love, service and faith and honesty

On May 21st, according to his wish, Eruch read out the names of the departed ones as he had done in Meherazad in November, reciting the same prayer that Baba had dictated.

“O God, grant these departed lovers of mine

their just rewards in proportion

to their love, service, faith and […]

The difference between principle and practice

On this occasion, Baba explained to them about the difference between principle and practice:

Truth, indeed, is the best principle or rule of life. In practical life, however, while adhering to this noble principle, adjustments are at times essential and justified, especially in cases where such adjustments contribute to the cause of […]

“All that is expected of us is this honesty and our attempt to make others happy and to be happy”

Elizabeth had told Baba about Harry’s* chicken farm. “I like sheep better than chickens,” Baba remarked. Harry said he had many sheep and lambs also.Baba liked him and spelled out to him,

“Harry, I like humor and you have a good sense of humor. One must always try to be happy and make […]

God only wants us to be honest

 

People of all beliefs were introduced to Meher Baba. Kumar brought an atheist to whom Baba stated:

Everyone is an atheist until he finds God by actual experience. It is better to be an atheist and be honest in words and deeds than to pose as a lover of God and lead a […]

Hypocrisy is a million-headed cobra

Their first stop was the bungalow of the district judge, Krishna Rao Naidu, where Baba gave this message on honesty:

I have lately been laying stress on honesty. If we love God honestly, we become one with Him. Never before have dishonesty and hypocrisy prevailed in the world as today. If the least hypocrisy […]

20130527 – Better not to believe in God than be a hypocrite!

On May 12th, Dr. Vinod from New York, who knew the Winterfeldts, saw Baba at 8:15 A.M. He was a Hindu and part of his lengthy and poignant interview is reproduced herein:

“I am writing a book on the psychological condition of the world in relation to war and peace,” he said. “I […]

20130323 – Transformation of a notorious criminal Satya Mang – Part 4 (final)

Boman B. Irani was married to Baily’s sister Tehmina. Boman became a disciple of Meher Baba, and he and his family had been staying at Meherabad since 1925. During one period, the Bomanji family was left alone in Meherabad. Boman became friendly with Satya Mang who helped the family a great deal. […]

20130322 – Transformation of a notorious criminal ‘Satya Mang’ – Part 3

Baba's Birthday, Nasik, 1937

 

Satya Mang held to his promise and remained faithful for some time, but again his hands began itching with the desire for stealing. He stealthily entered a house one night to rob it, and was about to steal a few valuable articles when he saw Baba […]