Dada Distributes the Entire Prasad

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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 »

Maharajji Gets Dada’s House built

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Babaji at first called me by my name, Sudhir, or just “Profes­sor.” It was in 1961 that one day he started calling me Dada [elder brother]. Others followed, but not my Ma and Maushi Ma. He asked them why they called me by name and not Dada. When they said that a son is not… Read more »

Unbearable Compassion

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We all know our humanity all too well. That is why we put the focus on recognizing that part of us that isn’t in the human-ness. Not to deny the humanity but to bring a balance about. Because that’s what you offer another person. When I look at some of you and I know you… Read more »

Our Beloved Elder Brother

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It is the soft time of evening. On Dada’s porch we listen to the sounds that attend the approaching night: people speak­ing softly as they pass along the roadway, children’s laugh­ter, dogs barking, a baby crying and being comforted; in nearby houses kitchen sounds—of pots being moved, water being poured. We sit with our cups… Read more »