19-WHY IS IT NECESSARY TO HAVE THE AID OF THE PERFECT MASTER IN ORDER TO ATTAIN PERFECTION?
Only a Perfect Master, who is the veritable incarnation of Divinity, can awaken in the individual the fire of Divine Love which consumes in its flames the lesser desires of the body, mind, and world, all of which must be completely relinquished before perfection can be realized.
11-WHAT IS JEALOUSY?
Baba spelled out, “Jealousy comes from a poverty of the heart and is essentially selfish.”
7-WHAT DOES MEHER BABA MEAN BY GOD?
God cannot be theorized; God cannot be discussed; God cannot be argued about; God cannot be explained; God cannot be understood; God can only be lived by losing ourselves in him through Love. God is Love. Infinite Love is God. Love God and you will find that your own self is nothing but God.
2-HOW CAN ONE GET HAPPINESS?
If man wants the happiness he is striving for, let him be more aggressive towards himself and more tolerant towards others". He also says, "Real Happiness lies in making others happy".
15-WHAT IS NEEDED TO BRING PEACE IN MATERIAL LIFE?
Material adjustment can be made with spiritual understanding. If people were made to realize that all the trouble is due to self-interest, then automatically material adjustment would follow.
5-IS IT POSSIBLE FOR MAN TO GET AT THE TRUTH?
Discard all falsehoods to get at the truth. Discard all that which does not endure, and you will realize the TRUTH.
4-IS IT IMPOSSIBLE TO UNDERSTAND SPIRITUAL MATTERS INTELLECTUALLY?
Spiritual doctrines can be stated in intellectual terms. Intellect is a great help in the experience of the heart. If someone who never had a headache asks you to explain it to him, you will try to explain intellectually what it is. But to make him understand it, you would have to hit him over the head. He gets a headache and knows what it is.
There is nothing irrational in spirituality. Explanation can be made so practical that it can be lived.
Mysticism is thought to be something supernatural and out of human grasp. It is not so. You may be doing all your worldly duties and at the same time be a mystic. It depends on how you arrange your actions and whether you lead a proper life.
Mysticism has connection with every phase of life, if properly expressed. If not, there is a reaction which cannot be called mysticism. Thus love that is handled badly through jealousy is converted into hatred. Mysticism if adjusted rightly can help all nations now at war, while if handled otherwise it would make matters worse.
3-HOW TO LOVE GOD?
To love God in the most practical way is to love our fellow-beings. If we feel for others in the same way as we feel for our own dear ones, we love God.
1-HOW DOES MEHER BABA HELP MANKIND?
I have come to sow the seeds of Love in your hearts so that in spite of all superficial diversity which your life in illusion must experience and endure, the feeling of Oneness through Love is brought about amongst all nations, creeds sects and castes of the world.