The Sadgurus are for the sake of giving

The river and its waters are for the use of the people, and for this very purpose—to serve the needs of the people—does the […]

The Need  

When you give your beard into the hands of a barber for shaving, you allow him to take as much liberty as he likes […]

Baba removes our ‘dirt’ like a laundryman

Meanwhile Baba had assigned different duties to Jal Kerawalla, among them being to find a good boy and bring him to Baba. Jal […]

Meaning of surrender (Continued) – “I use the circumstances of everyday life to liberate my devotees”

I am not a writer, so I do not always express myself as well as you might wish. I am not a pedagogue, so […]

Meaning of surrender – “You must be prepared to follow my instructions implicitly, without caring for the results”

Garrett Fort with Baba

As things tragically turned out, Garrett Fort returned to Hollywood to face years of unemployment and inactivity. He plunged deeply […]

Assertions and conditions in surrender indicate lack of faith

In July of 1936 Baba wrote [as part of His letter to His close Western lovers about their stay at Nasik]:

Whatever happens, […]

“When you in me resign, I in you can operate free”

 

Once a friend near suicide calls to Him in despair. At that time she was in America and Baba was in India. She […]

“To follow me is to obey me”

When one man taking darshan expressed his desire to follow Baba, in response Baba explained:

You want to follow me? Do you […]

What is meant by giving up ones life – Part 4 (Final)

Reflecting back on the mechanical aspect, Baba stated:

If you are always conscious of keeping the Master’s will, and the consciousness is not disturbed […]

What is meant by giving up ones life – Part 3

 

Those highly advanced in spiritual life never test anyone. They know whether the person concerned would do it or not. Therefore, the Perfect […]