Meher Baba Quotes
What I want from my Lovers is real unadulterated love, and from my genuine workers I expect real work done.
He whom I love most will always be a wreck financially, as thereby he automatically gets clean. He gets so clean that, with my nazar [glance], his ego goes and Baba comes!
One has to go beyond the mind to experience the spiritual bliss of desirelessness.
Even the love which expresses through physical desire is good to the extent that it frees one from the thralldom of personal likes and dislikes and makes one want to serve the beloved above all other things.
Only God is real, and everything else is a mere motion picture!
No amount of prayer or meditation can do what helping others can do.
One of the Westerners asked: “How do you know who you are — that you are the Source of all?” Baba replied: “I knew it before everything. I came from my own Self. One cannot know Existence until one exists in that Existence
In order to appreciate truth, approach it through itself, without any game of hide and seek.
Love God and find him within – the only treasure worth finding.
Nowadays even lust is taken for love. The subtle difference is missed. There is a very subtle difference between love and lust, but it is quite clear. They are two different things. You love rice and curry; this is lust. You love a cigar; lust again. You love curry and eat it, but do not give anything by the act. You finish the beloved!
The universe is the outcome of imagination. Then why try to acquire knowledge of the imaginative universe instead of plumbing the depths of your real Self?
My work is different. It is not my work to travel continuously and hold darshan programs simply to allow people to bow down at my feet. It is not my work to give long discourses, to perform miracles, or to attract crowds to me. I do not come for this. I come for all; I come to awaken all!
In the world, there are countless Sadhus, Mahatmas, Mahapurushas, Saints, Yogis, and Walis, though the number of genuine ones is very, very limited. I am neither a Mahatma nor a Mahapurush, neither a Sadhu nor a Saint, neither a Yogi nor a Wali. I am the ancient One. The Highest of the High!
Anything beyond your capacity will necessarily change your capacity, because so long as everything is within your limits, you don’t know what is beyond them. And everything concerning God and God-realisation is beyond limit. So in this way great suffering and being plagued with terrible problems are beneficial.
The satisfaction derived from the fleeting things of life is not lasting; and our wants remain unfulfilled. There is thus a general sense of dissatisfaction accompanied by all kinds of worries.
Divine desperateness is the beginning of spiritual awakening because it gives rise to the aspiration for God-realisation.
Kabir has said: …’The lines of fate are never erased by Rama; He is All-powerful and can undo destiny, but He never does so, for He has given full thought to what He has planned.’ … The Avataric whim is also part of the divine Destiny [qaza]. Qaza provides for the absolute necessity of the Avatar’s ‘chance’ intervention, and the very unpredictability of this intervention is predicted in Qaza — for His infinite compassion, because of which His intervention occurs, may not be denied.
Remain in a good mood and be cheerful, despite your reeling brain.