To define God is to deny God. You can give definition of a finite object only. How can you define the limitless or infinite being who is the source and ultimate cause for everything? If you define God you are limiting the limitless one, you are confining him within the concept of the mind. God…Read more
God is infinite. He is the indwelling presence. He has no limit. He dispels the fear of the devotees. He is an ocean of mercy and bliss. He is an ocean of limitless love. God is immutable. He is the giver of all happiness. God fulfils the desires of his devotees. He is the only…Read more
As you send your prayers to a sick person, you can think, “Get well,” but you are not asking God to make the person well. You are simply sending your good thoughts to the one in need. Thought forces are very powerful. They will go and help the person. Your good thoughts, your wishful thinking,…Read more
Question: You often say, “Don’t do anything that would disturb your peace.” If someone has an irrational fear, should he or she try to get over it by doing the feared thing, even though this might disturb the person’s peace? Answer: In this situation you are consciously trying to get over a phobia. At first,…Read more
Have complete faith. Don’t even go near fear. Remember: If anything has to happen, it will happen. Think, “All right, let it happen. I am bold! What’s the use of being afraid of it? I’m not going to be able to stop anything that is meant to happen.” If you really have faith, you don’t…Read more
Every man should have a comprehensive understanding of nature’s laws, and their operations. Then he can pull on in this world smoothly and happily. He can utilise the helping forces to serve his ends in the best possible manner. He can neutralise the hostile or antagonistic currents. Just as the fish swims against the current,…Read more
Question: One of my employees stole an item from one of our customers. I have given him a second chance, but others are expressing a feeling of mistrust in him. What should I do? Answer: See if that employee is ready to openly apologize and repent for what he has done. It would probably be…Read more
Answer: There is the law of karma. It will take care of them. You do your own duty, doing as much good as you can. The law of karma will take care of the rest.
Question: Very recently, all of my possessions were stolen. What is there to be learned from this experience? Answer: Those things have served you enough; you don’t need them anymore. And somebody else probably needed them more than you did. If you still need some of them, you can afford to replace them. God knows…
When God wants you to pray, then God creates some uncomfortable situation. God makes you run out of gas, or maybe something much worse. That’s why we say, “Adversities are blessings in disguise.” When we face situations like that, when we face a crisis, we think of God more. At other times we do think…
God is neutral. God never takes sides. You should also be that neutral, that pure. Don’t ever discriminate between people. Don’t ever look down on anybody. See the same spirit functioning through all the various bodies and minds.
Hatred will not eliminate hatred. You can never make someone love you by hating him or her. Don’t retaliate. Just let your nature be giving and loving. That’s God’s love, an outpouring with no expectation for anything back. Love knows no bargain, it only gives and gives and gives. That’s what is called universal love.…