“Purity of Morning”

“The morning had a wonderful purity about it. the low-slung sun, which might have been a mighty fireball in preparation to be launched in a battle of giants, cast long shadows on the ground. Trees spread Rorschach-test shadows three times their size. Bushes seemed to be perfectly twofold, with an equal part of vegetation above […]

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“Healing the World”

“‘This is what you all must remember as you go out to heal the world. Although that world may look sick and troubled, it is really Divine. God inhabits every one of its particles. What others see as danger and disaster is only maya cloaking the brilliant, dazzling light of God. It will be your […]

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“Feeling God’s Presence”

“‘Feel the overwhelming joy of life! Let yourself bathe in its soothing, soft waters. Notice the divine at play all around you. Look at your friends and see God shining out of their bright faces. See the birds chirping up in their comfortable nest. Feel the warmth of the life-giving sun as its rays stream […]

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“Devotion and Knowledge”

“Devotion is bhakti, worship, love. Devotion is from the heart. It is surrendering yourself to God wholly and completely. Worshipper, worshipping, and worshipped merge into Oneness. Only by being identified with the Lord, can one worship Him. Knowledge is of the mind, but not of the thinking mind. A meditator uses the mantra to sink […]

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“God Is All Around Us”

“As corroboration of her claims about God, Ma now extended her arm and moved it from right to left, indicating the scenery: the reflective pond, the massive banyan tree, the cluster of smaller trees, the undulations of the grassy land stretching out before them, and the blinding brilliance of the sun. As the visitors followed […]

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“When the Love Flows”

He merely had to see her for the freshet of love to begin pouring forth from his heart. His hand would go to her cheek, move irresistibly to her skin, as if in confirmation of the unfolding mystery. With his other hand he would press one of hers, signaling through manual contact the union of […]

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