Gurus Grace

20 Feb 2013
February 20, 2013

The Predicament of Righteousness

  A large number of Westerners were being housed in an empty house belonging to one of the Indian devotees. We filled it with our bodies from wall to wall. Each day we would make our way to Dada’s house where Maharaji was staying; there we visited with him and were lavishly fed with meals,.. read more →

13 Feb 2013
February 13, 2013

Polishing Away the Anger

  Once I found myself becoming very angry while at Maharaji’s temple. Most of the anger was directed against my fellow Western devotees. Although there were perhaps some justifiable reasons for the anger, the fever pitch to which it had risen at the end of the two weeks was surprising, even to me. It was.. read more →

06 Feb 2013
February 6, 2013

The Eye of a Bird

  Maharaji had instructed me to be by myself and not to speak much. He had also told me to focus upon my anja and think of him; so one summer when we were in Kainchi, some fifty miles from where Maharaji was, I remained in my room alone, fasting for five days. I had.. read more →

30 Jan 2013
January 30, 2013

The Job Interview

  When Maharajji had drawn anyone to him, he cared for and protected that person. He would provide whatever was needed. Whether you took it or not, that was up to you. Occasionally, however, he did force. One winter, a relation of Dharm Narayan Sharma came to Allahabad to see Babaji. That evening this man.. read more →

17 Jan 2013
January 17, 2013

A Case of Transmission & Reception

  In the beginning of May, Didi and I used to go to Kainchi for our uninterrupted stay of three months. Babaji had left Allahabad after Holi, and we were looking forward to our visit to Kainci. During this time, Didi’s mother had arrived, and Didi could not leave the house for too long as.. read more →