“There is no sum or substance in anything in illusion”

During this period, Naval Talati, Dina’s husband, was anxious about certain family matters. One day, Baba took him aside and advised him: “Continue conscientiously discharging your duties in the world but do not care or worry about the results. The Infinite is within you and you are part of the Infinite!

“I am in […]

Truth is infinitely simple

When Baba had boarded the Circassia, he had glanced at the other passengers and remarked to Norina, “One sincere soul will be found among the many.” … Baba also met a few of the other passengers on board who expressed their desire to meet him. On November 18th, Baba gave this message […]

“Remain in Maya but do not get enmeshed in it”

During this brief visit to Madras, Baba explained about Maya to Sampath Aiyangar:

It is like this: If a person wants to take the pearl from the bottom of the ocean, then he should not shout at the pearl to come up while he sits on the beach. If he really wants […]

“The greatest lesson that this war has taught to all of us is the futility of false values in life”

Later that day, January 6th, Baba remarked about the [Second world] war and India:

The greatest lesson that this war has taught to all of us is the futility of false values in life, such as wealth, property, possessions, et cetera, which have no consideration or value at all when life itself is at […]

“There is no sum or substance in anything in illusion”

 

 

During this period, Naval Talati, Dina’s husband, was anxious about certain family matters. One day, Baba took him aside and advised him: “Continue conscientiously discharging your duties in the world but do not care or worry about the results. The Infinite is within you and you are part of the Infinite!

“I […]

“To avoid unnecessary complications unconsciously made”

 

On May 19th, as planned, Baba sent Dr. Donkin, Nilu, Meherjee, Gustadji and Adi to drive across America in Elizabeth’s Plymouth station wagon to Meher Mount in Ojai, California, to see that proper arrangements were made there with Agnes Baron before he and the women mandali arrived. The day […]

Worry not about the temporary but long for the Real

 

In a letter to Delia DeLeon on January 11th, Baba wrote:

Tell your mother not to worry over money or the fear of war. I will look after all who are mine wherever they are. Long for what is real. You will then have no time for worrying over what may never happen. […]

Everything comes and everything goes

On the late afternoon of June 22nd, Baba went to see Naval and Dina Talati in Nasik. He was accompanied by Rustom, Pendu and Vishnu. Chanji was also there, having been called from Bombay. Dina was concerned about her family’s welfare. Seeing her worried face, Baba emphasized to her: “This is very bad! However […]

20130712 – Worldly film show is unreal

Douglas Fairbanks joined his wife near Baba, who conveyed to him:

The whole universe and its structure, I have created. The universe is my cinema. But just as an audience becomes absorbed in witnessing a drama on the screen, and the film engages their emotions and sways their feelings by its influence, causing them […]