Gurus Grace

29 Jan 2014
January 29, 2014

Hanumanji Was Always at Peace

  In March 1972, two days before the Holi celebrations, Babaji told me, “Ask your friend to engage a taxi for us. We start for Amarkantak tomorrow morning at six. The taxi must be suitable for a long journey.” My friend returned in the evening saying the taxi had been engaged. Babaji told him the.. read more →

22 Jan 2014
January 22, 2014

Remembering God

Once I asked Maharaji how it is possible for a man to remember God all the time. He told me the story of Narada (the celestial sage) and the butcher: Vishnu (one of the aspects of God) was always praising the butcher and Narada wondered why, since the butcher was always occupied and Narada spent.. read more →

15 Jan 2014
January 15, 2014

Why Were You Angry?

“Forgiveness is the greatest weapon, because a saint so armed is unperturbable… he can give up anger immediately.” – Neem Karoli Baba. A young fellow once came and Maharaji asked him how he was, and he said, “Oh, Maharaji, I’ve overcome anger.” Maharaji said, “Oh, very good!” and kept praising him. At the time, there.. read more →

08 Jan 2014
January 8, 2014

Everything is Perfect

About two weeks after we got to Kainchi Maharaji said, “Doctor, I have a headache,” so I ran to the back rooms where I had my medical supplies and pulled out aspirin with codeine. I was thinking, “Now, really, do I want to give this man codeine?” He was, after all, an old man, and.. read more →

30 Dec 2013
December 30, 2013

Jao!

The variations in Maharaji’s use of the word “jao” were infinite – from a bellow (sometimes preceded by “Ap [you]!”) for the recalcitrant to a tender, “Jao, Ma…” as he gently patted a woman devotee bowing at his feet.  Usually as devotees would come before him during the day, he would hand them a piece.. read more →