Deceivers are our friends

THAT DAY, Harish Chander Kochar came before Baba for darshan. Daily, he would sit outside in front of Baba’s bungalow and consequently his mental and financial condition deteriorated. Baba stated, “Whatever you have to say, tell me in five minutes; and whatever you say, speak honestly.”

“Free me of my mental anxieties,” Kochar requested, […]

Undergoing hardships for others wipes out our past karma

 

Baba inquired about Piloo’s sister, Shirin Damania. “She works very hard,” Piloo said. “Since our mother died years ago, and we were all so young, Shirin has looked after all of us brothers and sisters, brought us up and managed everything in the house.”

Baba commented, “Working for and serving others, and undergoing […]

“Suffering should be for something worthwhile, and not for selfishness or weakness”

A finely dressed man came to see Baba and prayed to him for guidance on the path. Baba asked him, “For what do you want this guidance?”

The man confessed, “I have incurred numerous debts to maintain my family in comfort; now the debts are weighing on me like a great mountain. They pierce […]

“Suffering while serving others brings a better understanding of life”

L-R Nadine Tolstoy, Norina Matchabelli, Mercedes D Acosta Meher Baba and William Hurlbut

To Nadine Tolstoy, on November 22nd, Baba wrote:

Trials and hardships are stepping stones to spirituality. They lead you on to your ultimate aim and desire — to realize the Truth — and now that you have surrendered yourself to […]

In whole-hearted faith, relief will be found from the many sufferings

 

One of the greatest things to possess is faith, which ultimately leads to conviction; and from conviction one day arises realization. There are no two kinds of faith. Faith is the last thing to be labeled. The only question is whether one has strong faith or weak faith. Some manifest faith only to […]

20130417 – By ignoring God’s Truth, a tremendous adverse reaction is produced

Man’s inability to live God’s words makes them a mockery. How many Christians follow Christ’s teaching to “turn the other cheek” or to “love thy neighbor as thyself?” How many Muslims follow Muhammad’s precept to “hold God above everything else?” How many Hindus “bear the Torch of Righteousness at all cost?” How many Buddhists […]

11 Oct 2012 – [Honesty] For relief from suffering – Live honestly, act honestly, think honestly

 

At 2:25 P.M. Baba spelt on the alphabet board for one of the persons at the darshan:

“God is equally within us all, and we must love Him and realize Him. Then all our suffering comes to an end. For that experience, we must love Him, and this love can be expressed in […]