A Rupee From a Poor Man

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One day Baba arrived with some devotees at the house of Prem Lal, the manager of Titagarh Paper Mills in Lucknow. Prem Lal had engaged a new servant to clean in the kitchen who was keen to have Baba’s darshan. After finishing his work, he sat on the doorstep of the room in which Baba… Read more »

A Quiet Mind

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“Meditation is good, one can attain a pure mind by one-pointedness and detachment. Meditate upon one point and you will know God.” – Maharaji  Maharaji would sometimes say, “What do I know? England is so far off.” But sometimes he’d talk of England as if he’d been there. M asked him for a portion of… Read more »

Burden of Doubt

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I was carrying a burden of doubt when I returned to India to see Maharaj-ji in 1970.  In America there was a boy who had been my student who had died.  He was a deeply spiritual kid whose father was a foreign scientist.  The family was well off and had a home in New Hampshire… Read more »

The Value of Faith in God

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Babaji would sometimes wax eloquent while talking about contentment in life: “The real contentment comes only when there is no desire, no hankering in your mind for anything. How can you say that you have got everything and do not want anything more when you are holding an empty vessel in your hand? You might… Read more »