WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY?

Cyrus M. Khambata Daily Messages

In Karwar, Baba gave this explanation to the women about spiritual poise: (In April 1940) 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 habit of looking to yourself. …

FAREWELL MESSAGE TO HIS MADRAS DEVOTEES

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Baba gave this farewell message to his Madras devotees: (In April 1947) To the disciples and devotees of Madras and surroundings, my message to them can befittingly be epitomized in one supremely sweet word: LOVE. Love, as you all know, is dynamic in action and contagious in effect. It is only the spiritually alive and enlightened who can appreciably feel …

IS THIS CLEAR?

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IS THIS CLEAR? Meher Baba Christ and his inner circle, and the Christian mystics, all stressed purity of heart. Muhammad and his Imams also stressed purity of heart. So did Zoroaster and the Magis, so did Krishna and his companions, and the Vedantists. So does Baba stress purity of heart. Today we shall see what this means – what the …

FORGET YOUR QUESTION ALTOGETHER

Cyrus M. Khambata Daily Messages

…On April 26th, (1960) Baba was discoursing about the Path when he remarked: “The fun of it is that the One who is sought is Himself the seeker. It is the same One God who prompts the seeker to ask, ‘Where can I find God?’ … ‘How can I find God?’ “The seeker asking ‘Where can I find God?’ is …

THE MOST PRACTICAL THING . . .

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The most practical thing to do in the world is to be spiritually-minded. It needs no special time, place or circumstances. It is not necessarily concerned with anything out of the way of anyone’s daily life and day-to-day routine. It is never too late or too early to be spiritual. It is just a simple question of having a right …

YOU SHOULD THINK OF ME IN EVERYTHING YOU DO

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You should think of me in everything you do. Eat, dance, but forget yourself in the action and think of me instead. The less you think of yourself and the more you think of Baba, the sooner the ego goes and Baba remains. When you – ego – go entirely, I am one with you. So bit by bit, you …

GOD ONLY IS

Cyrus M. Khambata Daily Messages

In Nasik on April 23rd, (1937) Baba gave an explanation about the seven spiritual planes and also stated:   I am in Sahaj Samadhi every second. This state means: “I am everywhere; I am in everything; I am in everyone.” That is why to know me you have to realize the Self. You see me ordinarily in the physical body – but …

YOU ARE ISHWAR

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On April 22nd, (1926) Baba explained to the mandali:   Remember the story about the parrot who was free from the beginning, but did not know what freedom meant? It was put into a cage and inside there learned what the meaning of freedom was. When it was released, it fully realized its freedom and enjoyed it. Its freedom was …

TWO-EDGE SWORD

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According to the conditions, Eruch was doing his utmost to fully carry out Baba’s behests by being alert and cautious in obeying Baba’s orders. But not a single day would pass without some unavoidable mishap in the daily management of household affairs, and Eruch would have to submit himself to Baba’s severe criticism and scolding on one pretext or another. …

INTERNAL FOUNTAIN OF BLISS

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INTERNAL FOUNTAIN OF BLISS Meher Baba Beauty and ugliness have relative existence. To one trudging along under a scorching sun, barefooted, with an empty stomach, maya won’t look beautiful. The mood of the subject (the perceiver) invests the object (the perceived) with its own coloring. The goal of realization does not necessarily imply for an average man denial of things, …