“This echo is the gift of the Master”

One of Purdom’s friends came to see Baba on 26 September 1931 and said, “After reading the articles in Everyman, I felt I must see you. It was not a superficial thought; I was inspired to see you.”

Baba expressed his pleasure at meeting him and observed:

It is not […]

Mind’s false ego – Part 1

 

The subject of the mind’s false ego came up again when L. Neurgaonkar, an engineer of the Poona municipality, saw Baba that day. He was a learned and religious man, and Baba explained to him:

You have read much of spiritual literature. You are well-known for your lucid expositions. Spiritual understanding takes one […]

Intellectual bigotry

Baba at the Temple of Silence (Meher Asramam), Madras (now Chennai), 1940s

Baba and the mandali arrived in Madras on the night of April 2nd. Baba and the men were taken to the house of Sampath Aiyangar’s family, called Meher Bhawan, 27 Brahmin Street, Saidapet, where they were to stay. A large […]

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 […]

20121118 – Love is born only in pure heart

 

One of Purdom’s friends came to see Baba on September 26th and said, “After reading the articles in Everyman, I felt I must see you. It was not a superficial thought; I was inspired to see you.”

Baba expressed his pleasure at meeting him and observed:

It is not within the bounds of […]

20121109 – Remember not to let the mind lead you to disbelieve in the Master’s words!

Swami Ramdas, who was a Perfect Master and Guru to Shivaji, once placed a mango on his own leg and wrapped it in a bandage. He called his followers to him and pretended to be in great pain. Through clenched teeth, he told them, “I have a very bad boil […]

03 Sep 2012 – Intellectual conviction alone cannot take one towards God

During Baba’s stay in Sydney, he also gave an interview to a journalist named Donald Inram Smith. Their conversation was tape recorded, Eruch interpreting Baba’s gestures. Smith’s first question concerned intellectual conviction. Eruch began:

Meher Baba says it is not necessary to have intellectual conviction because it does not help at all. It is just […]