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"Christ was lost in love." - Neem Karoli Baba Prayer, sitting with a picture of a holy being, singing to the Beloved - all of these are devotional meditative practices, the way of the heart. Devotion balances the more... Read more>


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A mantra is a phrase, or it could be a sound or a phrase. It is a phrase that you repeat over and over and over again. Take for example the phrase Om Mani Padme Hum. This phrase is perhaps one of the most widely used... Read more>
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What I experienced at that time of meeting Maharaji, in fact, within those first few minutes of meeting him was the experience of surrender which was no surrender.  In other words, I didn’t begrudgingly give up my... Read more>
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Now the reason that my life may be useful, although from most other standpoints it seems, even to me, quite trivial, is that I have led three lives. I have three chapters, each of which has led quite naturally in to... Read more>
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The wild geese do not intend to cast their reflection and the water has no mind to receive their image. That was the first message I got from the first fortune cookie I opened when I returned from India. That seems like... Read more>
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When I started to dive deeper into my being, I began to rest in a place where I simply became an environment for people to run through their projections without my buying into them. When I see people start to talk now... Read more>
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A funny thing about me is that I never get to talking about the body. I write beautiful notes on it, but I never talk about it because I don't believe anything I say. I've said these things before but I'm going to keep... Read more>
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The entry to the ashram in Kainchi is at the boundary of the temple premises and just inside, about twenty-five meters away there is a big stone that Baba would often sit on, surrounded by devotees and other visitors.... Read more>


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Just a few weeks before the construction of the house started, Baba arrived. Since the old lady had gone away, the atmosphere was peaceful. Ma and Maushi Ma had already become very close to him. For them, Babaji was... Read more>
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Babaji was known as a great saint — a highly realized soul with all the spiritual powers. Writing about Baba, Swami Vijayananda, a disciple of Anandamayi Ma, called him "a yogi whose name radi­ates an aura of mystery... Read more>
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Once Maharajji had gone from Allahabad to Jagganath Puri with some of the devotees. I could not go because I had to run the household. At about four o'clock one afternoon I was relaxing, my mother and auntie were... Read more>
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One morning, Babaji began talking about pujas and prayers and going on pilgrimages. "Prayer and worship should be done by everyone, every day, as the highest obligatory duty to God; visiting temples and pilgrimages... Read more>
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A young Englishman named Lawrie once stayed in Babaji's ashram at Hanumanghar for about a year. He had been interested in India's spiritual heritage and had come to India to learn about it. He had met Babaji, secured... Read more>
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My mother and aunt were deeply religious and accepted Babaji as the head of the family. Ma would often tell us that the family and the household belonged to Baba and we were all his children. Her whole treatment of him... Read more>
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Ram Dass was the guest speaker at a joyful Sunday morning service held at the First Church of Religious Science. He talked about aging, suffering, and silence, and about the faith which allows him to perceive his stroke... Read more>


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      by Ramgiri Braun, Ph.D. Because of the blossoming of faith in the heart, we have come into contact with the guru. This contact, however it happens, removes an enormous layer of pain and delusion. It gives us the... Read more>


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