The real lover never poses

Several Brahmin devotees were among those who came for Baba’s darshan on the 27th. One named Subramanium had painted long sectarian marks on his forehead with saffron-colored paste. Commenting on it, Baba remarked:

Various castes have distinctive marks applied to their forehead. Similarly, people of different religions stick to traditional customs. Hafiz used to […]

09 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] Do not pose

 

The following day, Baba informed some visitors, “Let your heart be pure. Do not act outwardly what you are not inwardly.

“Be absolutely honest. God is infinite honesty. Do not pose as being pious, because God is everywhere. God cannot be fooled – so why pose as something you […]

08 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] How can I be honest?

 

 

“How can I be honest?” one of the visitors asked.

First, become honest with yourself. There should not be the slightest tinge of hypocrisy in your actions and behavior. Act according to your conscience. If you don’t listen to the voice of your heart, it would be hypocrisy. If you […]

13 Sep 2012 – Cured of leprosy by Baba’s grace

Baba then cited the instance of Vibhuti, who came to him in 1925, before Baba began observing silence. Vibhuti stayed here, did nam-japa [repetition of God’s name], fasted, as were my orders. After a while, he, on his own, went back to Nasik from where he had come. He started telling people there he was […]

04 Sep 2012 – Truth is far beyond wanting

“Will I realize the Truth in this incarnation?” was an ardent question put to Baba by a young seeker one day.

Baba replied, “Why be so eager, so impatient? How will you profit by my reply? If I were to say that you will realize the Truth in this very life, will you gain anything […]