Gurus Grace

10 Apr 2013
April 10, 2013

If I’m Alive, I’ll Talk to You

  On the morning of September 8, Maharajji called for me and we talked privately for three-quarters of an hour on various subjects. After that I saw him again at four o’clock in his room with two or three others. He was saying to us, “All those who come into this world must go. Nobody.. read more →

03 Apr 2013
April 3, 2013

You Are the Ladle

One summer a rich businessman was living in the ashram with his wife and two teenaged children for a month. Seeing how the feeding was done every day, he expressed his interest in feeding sweets to the people visiting the ashram and sought Babaji’s permission to do so. He said he would get the required.. read more →

13 Mar 2013
March 13, 2013

The Rupees

  In 1969 I wrote to KK, asking if I could send some money to Maharaji. The answer from Maharaji, delivered to me in a letter from KK, read: “We do not require any money. India is a bird of gold. We have learned ‘giving’ not ‘taking.’ We cannot attain God as long as we.. read more →

07 Mar 2013
March 7, 2013

Remembering the Illusion

One day when we Westerners had been sent to the rear of the temple grounds, as was usual during the day, I decided (for sentimental reasons) to go upstairs in the building I had lived in in 1967 and sit in my old room. One of the windows of this room looked over the wall.. read more →

27 Feb 2013
February 27, 2013

Hanuman in Prayag

  There was a very heavy flood, and the water of both the Ganges and Jamuna (Yamuna) had risen to a high level in Allahabad. The currents were very strong. Some stones of the adjoining fort were washed away, and water was getting into the fort. All the adjoining areas, including the famous Hanuman temple,.. read more →