Childhood is the ideal period of life to take an interest in spirituality-part 1

 

In the evening of November 26th, Baba gave the following discourse to the mandali:

Childhood is the ideal period of life in which to take an interest in spirituality. The impressions received at a young age become deeply ingrained. Divine beauty, grandeur and bliss should always be impressed upon children, so much so […]

The most practical thing to do in the world is to be spiritually-minded – Part 2 (Final)

Instead of engendering the seeds of peace and plenty, the under-driven religion tries to shoot out communalism, fanaticism, nationalism and patriotism, which have become bywords for leadership and greatness, suffering and sanctity. In short, religion, as a living force, has become obsolete! The urgent need of today, to resuscitate religion, is to dig it […]

The most practical thing to do in the world is to be spiritually-minded – Part 1

 

In Madras, Baba gave this message to the congregation:

What is wrong with the world today and with India in particular? Such, and allied, questions are bound to arise in thinking minds, but the answers are not altogether honest and straight. The diagnosis given and the remedies adopted have all been biased and […]

Spirituality requires perfect poise – Part 2 (Final)

If you are in the Sahara, and for four days you have no water to drink and, all of a sudden, one bottle of water appears – how do you react? If you have poise, you will let your companion drink and not mind dying and letting her live. […]

Spirituality requires perfect poise – Part 1

In Karwar, Baba gave this explanation to the women about spiritual poise:

What is spirituality? It is the undoing of what you have been doing since ages. You always thought of selfish motives for eating, preserving your life, and attending to every need with zeal. All these lives you have made a […]

Material and physical pleasures impede our progress – Part 2 (Final)

It was a moonlit night, and all got very drunk. Dawn began breaking over the horizon and the Master said, “Oh, it is morning now and we still have not returned home!” The intoxicating effects of the wine were wearing off by now, and they thought that they had come a long distance. But […]

Material and physical pleasures impede our progress – Part 1

 

After their return from the river, Baba said, “While we were on the boat I remembered a story about a Perfect Master.” All the women eagerly requested him to tell it and so he began to spell out the tale:

There was once a Sadguru staying in a certain place with a few […]

What is real spirituality

 

On January 27, during darshan at the Links, a new visitor asked Baba, “What is real spirituality?”

Baba dictated this answer:

Spirituality is a thing to be experienced and lived. It makes you firm like a rock. Neither worldly sorrows nor pleasures upset you. You attain the state where no desires remain and […]

20130625 – Avataric Advent – Part 3 (Final)

The Master merely diverts the current into the right channel. It will be one of my greatest miracles to bring together and blend the realistic West with the idealistic East; and the West at the zenith of its material and intellectual attainment and the East at the height of its spiritual manifestation in the […]

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A class in progress taught by Raosaheb

  From then on, every morning Edke (newly appointed teacher) would walk from his home to Meherabad. The first day he met Baba coming down the hill around seven o’clock, with Kaka Shahane holding an umbrella over Baba’s head. When Baba saw him, he instructed, […]