A Lawyer named Mazumdar came to Nasik on the 16th of September (1933). Finding him anxiety-ridden, Baba consoled him:
Do not brood over difficulties and do not take them too seriously. Let things come and go; do not worry over this or that. Keep your mind in check, steady under all circumstances.
Spirituality is so simple, but the pundits (priests) and Vedantists have given it so many names and aspects, filling up pages and pages of volume after volume with dry philosophy. Ordinary people are puzzled as to what to accept and what to reject, what to do and what not to do. It has assumed such an aspect and has gone to such a degree that anything simple given as practice to a spiritual aspirant is not taken seriously. It is taken lightly and rejected, so that even Masters have to put some polished coating on these simple things and appear solemn, serene and dignified.
But I will not do that with you. I will make it very simple. For the first fifteen days, sit aloof and alone for five minutes every day; let the thoughts come and go for two minutes without trying to check them; then think of me for three minutes. Do this for fifteen days and then stop for fifteen days. Then do it again for fifteen days and again stop for fifteen days, and so on. If you do as I tell you, you will not only understand, but feel it wholly – inwardly.
Lord Meher, American ed., Bhau Kalchuri, Vol. 5, p. 1811.