Jay’s Tantra day: No dilemma today. Still turning to God for answers


Jay's Tantra technique is to turn to Bible and Gita on a day when he is faced with a dilemma and seek support and answers from God. Today, I have no dilemma still I turn to God for answers. Random verse from Bible that came my way is : 1 Samuel 2:2 Passage:  "There is … Continue reading Jay’s Tantra day: No dilemma today. Still turning to God for answers

Give up low desires and cravings! 🙏


God who is all-power, all-wisdom, all-love, all-mercy and all-bliss resides in us all. There also reside in us all the opposite aspects of these infinite qualities like helplessness, ignorance, lust, cruelty and suffering. He who desires God develops compassion, selflessness and self-denying renunciation. He who runs after transitory shadow objects of desires cultivates selfishness, greed … Continue reading Give up low desires and cravings! 🙏

Accept whatever God Gives with firm faith in His Love and Grace.


Accept whatever God gives with firm faith in His love and grace. Then you will find peace and strength.Suffering and miseries come according to the divinely established Law of Karma, Cause and Effect and our own actions are the cause of these and no one else needs to be blamed.Be resigned to My will and … Continue reading Accept whatever God Gives with firm faith in His Love and Grace.

Meher baba on Indian Independence


Shireen Davenport 20 hrs Meher Baba on Independence on 4 September 1931, "Baba remarked, "If Gandhi comes to meet me, it would be very good for him and good for all concerned." About the Round Table Conference, Baba explained to Chanji and Rustom: Even Gandhi will have no influence there, in spite of his presence. … Continue reading Meher baba on Indian Independence

Restless love


The heart without love is entombed in unending darkness and suffering. But the heart which is restless with love is on the way to realisation of the unfading light and the unfathomable sweetness of life divine. -------AVATAR MEHER BABA [From- LESSONS FOR SPIRITUAL ASPIRANTS, Complied by: BIRENDRA KUMAR] [Copyright © Avatar Meher Baba Perpetual Public … Continue reading Restless love

On spiritual path, hypocrisy is the only sin. Be honest


Spirituality is to get rid of your false self. And when your false self goes, you know what you are in Reality.When nothing upsets you, you are at the beginning of path.When you desire nothing, you are halfway on the path, when nothing becomes everything, you are perfected..On spiritual path, hypocrisy is the only sin. … Continue reading On spiritual path, hypocrisy is the only sin. Be honest

Success and Failure


SUCCESS ~ FAILURE —- Spiritual unfoldment takes place through experience of such opposites as pleasure and pain, success and failure, virtue and vice. Both extremes are equally necessary for the fulfillment of life although they appear to be direct opposites of each other. In fact, from a larger point of view, the opposites of experience … Continue reading Success and Failure

The development of love is conditioned and sustained by the tension of duality.


God has to suffer apparent differentiation into a multiplicity of souls in order to carry on the game of love. They are His own forms, and in relation to them He at once assumes the role of the Divine Lover and the Divine Beloved. As the Beloved, He is the real and the ultimate object … Continue reading The development of love is conditioned and sustained by the tension of duality.

Elimination of the Ego


ELIMINATION OF THE EGO ~~~ Baba's ways of eliminating the ego were both skillful and subtle, but they did rapidly cut down both prejudice and pride. To quote Baba, "The spiritual benefit accruing to an aspirant on the path approaching a Spiritual Master is in direct proportion to the weakening or elimination of the ego." … Continue reading Elimination of the Ego

Mind and Heart


Spiritual understanding is born of harmony between mind and heart. This harmony of mind and heart does not require the mixing up of their functions. It does not imply cross-functioning, but co-operative functioning. Their functions are neither identical nor co-ordinate. Mind and heart must of course be balanced but this balance cannot be secured by … Continue reading Mind and Heart

Master’s prayer


THE MASTER’S PRAYER—-   This prayer was dictated by Baba during the 21 days of His special work, 13th August - 2nd September 1953.   It was recited in Baba's presence every day by one of the mandali. The Gujarati translation of the Prayer was also read out by another of the mandali.   O … Continue reading Master’s prayer

Silent Dialogues and My presence


“MY PRESENCE—- “Subtler than space, finer than time, My Presence is ever accessible, though not necessarily easy to reach. Silent dialogue with Me is one of the ways of feeling My presence. If your inner attention is focused on Me, you will sense a delicate tug within you, regardless of the activity you are engaged … Continue reading Silent Dialogues and My presence

Mind-Heart. Treasures of Learning and Spiritual Wisdom


The mind is the treasure-house of learning but the heart is the treasure-house of spiritual wisdom. The so-called conflict between religion and science arises only when there is no appreciation of the relative importance of these two types of knowledge. It is futile to try to glean knowledge of true values by exercise of the … Continue reading Mind-Heart. Treasures of Learning and Spiritual Wisdom

When in Dire dilemma or at my wits end


When I am having a dire dilemma or I am at my wits end I run to: 1. BhagvadGita for a Random Shloka sarvadharmaanparityajya maamekam sharanam vraja | aham tvaa sarvapaapebhyo mokshayishhyaami maa shuchah || Abandoning all paths, come to Me as the only refuge. Grieve not, for I will liberate you from all sins. … Continue reading When in Dire dilemma or at my wits end

It is not cowardice to give in


IT IS NOT COWARDICE TO GIVE IN — Repeating what he had told Kitty and Rano earlier in Sholapur at the start of the Blue Bus Tours: Very seriously, whenever you get excited, or feel others are unjust, or you feel they pass remarks, or you feel you are in the right and they in … Continue reading It is not cowardice to give in

It is not cowardice to give in


IT IS NOT COWARDICE TO GIVE IN — Repeating what he had told Kitty and Rano earlier in Sholapur at the start of the Blue Bus Tours: Very seriously, whenever you get excited, or feel others are unjust, or you feel they pass remarks, or you feel you are in the right and they in … Continue reading It is not cowardice to give in

A wonderful newsletter I subscribed. Sent by Nipun Mehta


We Want Relief. Cure Is Painful by Anthony de Mello [Listen to Audio!] Spirituality means waking up. Most people, even though they don’t know it, are asleep. They’re born asleep, they live asleep, they marry in their sleep, they breed children in their sleep, they die in their sleep without ever waking up. They never … Continue reading A wonderful newsletter I subscribed. Sent by Nipun Mehta

Love Free verse by jay


Love Free verse by jay I saw the ardor kinship of my generation destroyed, How I mourned sympathy. Do sympathy make you shiver? do they? The quality that's really transcendent, Above all others is the goodness. Now unknowable is just the thing, To get me wondering if the goodness is unknown. ardor are not fatless! … Continue reading Love Free verse by jay

”God thirsts for honest love.”Meher Baba


''God thirsts for honest love.''Meher Baba Can we love God this way?Ask Baba in a pure and sincere way for the miracle of unconditional Love. And the Beloved will make it come true. Goes: ''Don't worry; all this is illusion. You should love me and be honest and faithful. You must be so honest in … Continue reading ”God thirsts for honest love.”Meher Baba

What is True Freedom?


WHAT IS TRUE FREEDOM?: By freedom I mean freedom from afflictions, from anger, and from despair. If you have anger in you, you have to transform anger in order to get your freedom back. If there is despair in you, you need to recognize that energy and not allow it to overwhelm you. You have … Continue reading What is True Freedom?

Like Walking on the Edge of a Sword


Shireen Davenport Yesterday at 3:00 PM Like Walking on the Edge of a Sword "It is virtually impossible to understand the Avatar's love and mercy. For those whom he loved and brought close to him, Baba had a dagger unsheathed ready to slit their egos! To tread the spiritual path is like walking on the … Continue reading Like Walking on the Edge of a Sword

Render selfless service


When service is rendered in a selfless spirit it always benefits the Karmayogin, although he himself does not do it for the sake of any reward or result. There is no doubt that even when he renders selfless service unintelligently he derives some spiritual benefit thereby, but in doing so he cannot avoid causing much … Continue reading Render selfless service

Spiritual life – lock and key


Spiritual life is the real life. Everywhere there is bliss and nothing but bliss. Every moment, every hour, every day, I continually experience it. This bliss is in everyone and I am pondering how to make the world [mankind] aspire to and taste this bliss. But there is a 'lock' put on it and only … Continue reading Spiritual life – lock and key

Life of Spirit can not be life of Uncritical Limitation


Spiritual wisdom does not consist in the unquestioning acceptance of the ways of the world. The ways of the world are almost always a collective effect of the actions of materially inclined people. Worldly people consider something to be right and make it right for persons of similar inclination. Therefore the blind following of convention … Continue reading Life of Spirit can not be life of Uncritical Limitation

Jay’s Dilemmas and his solution in Spirituality


. Chapter 2, Verse 63 krodhaadbhavati sammohah sammohaatsmritivibhramah | smritibhramshaadbuddhinaasho buddhinaashaatpranashyati || From anger comes delusion; from delusion, confused memory; from confused memory the ruin of reason; from ruin of reason, man finally perishes.   Luke 7:10Passage: Then the men who had been sent returned to the house and found the servant well.

Random phrases I generate every day


Hello BFFFs. ( Best friends, fans, followers and some Frenemies who also visit my blog 🙂 ) A great morning to all of you. How do I begin my Blog writing daily and what do I post.  I find generating random phrases every day as a good creative mind exercise. I am a lateral thinker, … Continue reading Random phrases I generate every day

Hope is not a Strategy, These Random Phrases do come true for me sometimes.


Close But No Cigar Meaning: Coming close to a successful outcome only to fall short at the end. Will make sure, this does not happen today. No Ifs, Ands, or Buts Meaning: Finishing a task without making any excuses. Yess. FINISHIATIVE. Burst Your Bubble Meaning: To ruin someone's happy moment. NO. Don't want to do that.  Don't Count … Continue reading Hope is not a Strategy, These Random Phrases do come true for me sometimes.

Love is a gift from God to man


"Love is a gift from God to man. Obedience is a gift from Master to man. Surrender is a gift from man to Master. One who loves desires the will of the Beloved. One who obeys does the will of the Beloved. One who surrenders knows nothing but the will of the Beloved. Love seeks … Continue reading Love is a gift from God to man

The Life of the Spirit


The life of the spirit does not consist in turning away from worldly spheres of existence, but in reclaiming them for the divine purpose which is to bring love, peace, happiness, beauty and spiritual perfection within the reach of everyone. -------AVATAR MEHER BABA [Source- Discourses by Meher Baba, volume-I, p-125 (Copyright ©1967 by Adi K. … Continue reading The Life of the Spirit

My random phrases for the day sometimes fortell the happenings of the day


#Life #Relationshiops #judging #situation #expectations I Smell a Rat Meaning: A feeling that something is not quite right, or awry.  I met him. He was late. The meeting lasted 30 minutes against original plan of 2 hours as we met after nearly 6 years. Something was amiss. Something was wrong. Par For the Course Meaning: What you would expect … Continue reading My random phrases for the day sometimes fortell the happenings of the day

Real Knowledge


The only Real Knowledge is the Knowledge that God is the inner dweller in good people and in so-called bad, in saint and in so-called sinner. This Knowledge requires you to help all equally as circumstances demand without expectation of reward, and when compelled to take part in a dispute, to act without the slightest … Continue reading Real Knowledge

Some Surreal Definitions and Diet / Weight control


Definition: Coffee:  a heavier-than-air aircraft kept aloft by the upward thrust exerted by the passing air on its fixed wings and driven by propellers, jet propulsion, etc. Sea:  an electronic device designed to accept data, perform prescribed mathematical and logical operations at high speed, and display the results of these operations.   Enemy:  any of … Continue reading Some Surreal Definitions and Diet / Weight control

Mazes of our own making and self-created Entanglements


All life is an effort to attain freedom from self-created entanglement. It is a desperate struggle to undo what has been done under ignorance, to throw away the accumulated burden of the past, to find rescue from the debris left by a series of temporary achievements and failures. Life seeks to unwind the limiting sanskaras … Continue reading Mazes of our own making and self-created Entanglements

Spirituality is a positive attitude towards life.


Spirituality is a positive attitude towards life. Spirituality must make man more human. It is a positive attitude of releasing all that is good, noble and beautiful in man. It also contributes to all that is gracious and lovely in the environment. It does not require the external renunciation of worldly activities or the avoiding … Continue reading Spirituality is a positive attitude towards life.

Spirituality and Detachment


Spirituality consists in meeting life adequately and fully without being overpowered by the opposites. It must assert its dominion over all illusions—however attractive or powerful. Without avoiding contact with the different forms of life, a perfect man functions with complete detachment in the midst of intense activity. -------AVATAR MEHER BABA [Discourses by Meher Baba, volume-I, … Continue reading Spirituality and Detachment