Act without caring for results

 

One must sincerely try to do his duties, but the results must always be left with God. Worrying about the results is no good and of no use.

If a person wishes to do anything for others, he must do it sincerely. And having done it, he should not worry about the results, […]

“Be mentally free and happy.”

 

On the 13th of October, at ten-thirty in the morning, Baba sent for Adi and Ghani. He told them, “Be mentally free and happy.”

He then explained what he meant:

As the cause, so the effect; the cause may be big and important, or small and insignificant, but the result will […]

Difficulties and challenges have to be faced like a hero

Baba’s Samadhi under construction in 1938

The next morning, Baba called Pendu and said in a very serious tone, “I am giving you two more weeks to complete the work*. It must be finished by August 25. I will have no place to stay. I am being evicted from the P.W.D.! So we […]

“Don’t worry! Worry accumulates and increases in strength”

 

Don’t worry! Worry accumulates and increases in strength, becomes a habit long after the original cause has ceased to be. [He asked one man his age.] When you were young, this and that happened; you cried, you felt sad and worry began. And after 50 years you still worry, although the time when […]

“Do your duty, but don’t feel worried about it”

… why worry about the future? … “Why worry?” It never means anything …

Do your duty, but don’t feel worried about it. Remain 100 percent happy, 100 percent honest. Do the best you can; then at night, relax and […]

Worry not about the temporary but long for the Real

 

In a letter to Delia DeLeon on January 11th, Baba wrote:

Tell your mother not to worry over money or the fear of war. I will look after all who are mine wherever they are. Long for what is real. You will then have no time for worrying over what may never happen. […]

Everything comes and everything goes

On the late afternoon of June 22nd, Baba went to see Naval and Dina Talati in Nasik. He was accompanied by Rustom, Pendu and Vishnu. Chanji was also there, having been called from Bombay. Dina was concerned about her family’s welfare. Seeing her worried face, Baba emphasized to her: “This is very bad! However […]

20130401 – The worries and troubles of the world are due to thoughts

Hafiz has compared the body with a pot, the soul with smoke, and the sanskaras with a huge stone lying on top of the pot. For all its attempts, how can the smoke ever succeed in removing and throwing off the stone? For this, a sage must come and lift it away.

Similarly, a […]