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 »

Up Close Impersonal

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When we talk about the heart, it’s easy to confuse the emotional heart and the spiritual heart, because, though they are both the heart, they represent different levels of consciousness. There’s the emotional heart we’re all familiar with, the one that romance and poetry are usually about (except mystic poetry). Emotional love encompasses all the… Read more »