“When I take physical form, it is my reflection that descends”

One night, when Krishna was sitting on watch inside Baba’s room, at eleven-thirty Baba ordered him to sit outside and to take a round every half an hour. On his second round, Krishna spotted a large cobra. While killing it, he made some noise and Baba clapped. Krishna brought the snake and Baba complimented […]

“You have to take love into your heart”

The next day, Nadine brought her husband Ilya, the son of Leo Tolstoy and himself an author. Ilya asked Baba, “How can one love when there is so much evil in this world?”

Baba answered, “You have to take love into your heart. You are a fine man; soon you will understand.”

-www.lordmeher.org, p1413 […]

Your love is the most precious offering you can give

 

The Hut in Meherastana, Mahewa where Baba declared His Avatarhood publicly by stating “Avatar Meher Baba Ki Jai!”*

A poor carpenter had done his utmost to erect Baba’s hut in Meherastana, Mahewa, Hamirpur District (see photo above). While laboring in the cold day and night, he had fallen ill. He was […]

True Love

True love is very different from an evanescent outburst of indulgent emotionalism or the enervating stupor of a slumbering heart. It can never come to those whose heart is darkened by selfish cravings or weakened by constant reliance upon the lures and stimulations of the passing objects of sense.

Even when one truly loves […]

The greatest Law of God is Love

Of all the forces that can best overcome all difficulties, the greatest is the force of love, because the greatest Law of God is Love, which holds the key to all problems. This mighty force not only enables one to put the ideal of selfless service into practice, but also transforms one into God. […]

“Purity, impurity all disappear when love is one hundred percent”

 

Adele wolkin with Baba, Meherazad

Adele [Wolkin] met Baba at 10 A.M. that morning. To her Baba stated:

Do not worry about any weaknesses which sometimes overpower you. Your love for me is so great it will wipe out your weaknesses. When the heart and mind are purified, one can see […]

Happiness through self-forgetful love

 

True happiness begins when a man learns the art of right adjustment to other persons, and right adjustment involves self-forgetfulness and love. Hence arises the spiritual importance of transforming a life of the limited self into a life of love.

–Discourses 7th Ed. p396

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Nature of Love: “The price of knowing me is love – love, pure and simple”

 

[Final part, continued from previous post on “Nature of love”]

How?[to begin to increase this feeling or devotion for Baba]? Remember me before starting and after finishing any work. Think of me before doing anything. If you have to write something, remember me before starting and then mentally say, “Baba, it is you, […]

Nature of Love: Real love is bestowed and cannot be created

 

Baba in Nasik

On Sunday, 30 March 1930, Shroff brought his family and friends to Nasik to see Baba who expounded on the nature of love to them:

Love me and you will know me; but I am such a Reality that it is extremely difficult to […]

Leaving everything to Him: “Baba, your will is my will”

Adarsh Khare said, “I want such love whereby I can really see you.”

Baba replied, “For such love, my grace is required.

If showered spontaneously and of my own accord, it is like nectar. If asked for, it is like plain water. If anyone insists on it, it proves like poison.

So, just go […]