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Selfishness is the root cause of all troubles

Selfishness is the root cause of all troubles

Source: AvatarMeher.org, AMB Hyderabad Center Selfishness is the root cause of all troubles. It is all the more dangerous because, under the subtle influence of selfishness, the worst evils are apt to assume false colors of chivalry, sacrifice, nobility, service and even love. In spite of sometimes turning into a beast with cruelty, anger and the lust of aggrandizement and subjugation, man can and... »

Rewards in proportion to their love, service and faith and honesty

Rewards in proportion to their love, service and faith and honesty

Source: AvatarMeher.org, AMB Hyderabad Center On May 21st, according to his wish, Eruch read out the names of the departed ones as he had done in Meherazad in November, reciting the same prayer that Baba had dictated. “O God, grant these departed lovers of mine their just rewards in proportion to their love, service, faith and honesty.” -www.lordmeher.org, p5336 June, 1968; Guruprasad »

Distinction between Maya and Sanskaras

Distinction between Maya and Sanskaras

Source: AvatarMeher.org, AMB Hyderabad Center Baba then distinguished between Maya and sanskaras: Suppose you are assailed by anger, lust and greed or any bad emotion or feeling. This is Maya’s work. But suppose you feel hungry, thirsty or sleepy, which is due to sanskaras. If you eat, drink and engage in innocent enjoyment, it is not wrong because these are necessary to life. But if you become ov... »

The only solution to escape from the powerful maya is to hold on to His feet tightly

The only solution to escape from the powerful maya is to hold on to His feet tightly

Source: AvatarMeher.org, AMB Hyderabad Center People say that God created Maya, but that is not so. For example, take the hair on the head. The hair is Maya and the head is God, the Creator. Although the hair grows on the head, the head does not know how, why and where it comes from. Then how can it be said that the head created hair, or God created Maya? But in a way, the very creation of Maya it... »

“Drive Maya away as soon and as forcibly as you would drive away a rabid dog!”

“Drive Maya away as soon and as forcibly as you would drive away a rabid dog!”

Source: AvatarMeher.org, AMB Hyderabad Center On 30 June, explaining to the mandali about maya, Baba expounded: God as Ishwar uses maya and her attributes to conduct the affairs of the universe, whereas Paramatma is far, far beyond Ishwar and uses only Dnyan — that all-pervading Power, that Source from which all other powers emanate. The Sadguru uses maya to make others free from maya. Suppose Arj... »

Nature of Love [Part-2 Final]: “The price of knowing me is love – love, pure and simple”

Nature of Love [Part-2 Final]: “The price of knowing me is love – love, pure and simple”

Source: AvatarMeher.org, AMB Hyderabad Center How to begin[to increase this  feeling or devotion for Baba]? Remember me before starting and after finishing any work. Think of me before doing anything. If you have to write something, remember me before starting and then mentally say, “Baba, it is you, not I, who is writing.” A tavern keeper first receives cash from a customer before handing him the... »

Nature of Love [Part-1]: Real love is bestowed and cannot be created

Nature of Love [Part-1]: Real love is bestowed and cannot be created

Source: AvatarMeher.org, AMB Hyderabad Center On Sunday, 30 March 1930, Shroff brought his family and friends to Nasik to see Baba who expounded on the nature of love to them: Love me and you will know me; but I am such a Reality that it is extremely difficult to know me. The price is love. No repetition of God’s name, no penance and no meditation is necessary — only love, and such love that it an... »

How to remain attached to Baba

How to remain attached to Baba

Source: AvatarMeher.org, AMB Hyderabad Center BACK IN DEHRA DUN, while conversing with the mandali one day, Baba explained to Kishan Singh: “To a freight train are attached many wagons. Some contain good material, some bad – iron, copper, oil, waste products, et cetera – in different wagons. But, whether it is good material or bad, when attached to the engine the carriages go where the engine goes... »

The interplay of good and evil in life – “There is a constant feeling of a sort of happiness in doing a good act”

The interplay of good and evil in life – “There is a constant feeling of a sort of happiness in doing a good act”

Source: AvatarMeher.org, AMB Hyderabad Center [Continued from previous post] Another reason for preferring and advocating good is that in evil, although apparently easy, while thinking about and actually committing a bad act, there is always a sort of torture to the mind, which inevitably happens after committing the act. For instance, illicit sex or murder. Whereas in good, which though apparentl... »

The interplay of good and evil in life – “Good is really, spiritually speaking, easy for reaching the goal”

The interplay of good and evil in life – “Good is really, spiritually speaking, easy for reaching the goal”

Source: AvatarMeher.org, AMB Hyderabad Center On April 27th, a discussion among the men mandali took place about the interplay of good and evil in life, whereupon Baba stated: As good is necessary, likewise bad is also necessary – just as positive and negative. Both are essential for action and evolution. If only good were to prevail everywhere, life would end! Both good or bad done to the extreme... »

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