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Meher Baba

Renunciation is the steppingstone to the spiritual path. As soon as renunciation is born, the pilgrim enters the path. But such renunciation is most difficult. It is not an easy thing.

The reason is that the mind, which is the root of all disturbances, must be stopped. When it is annihilated, only then does renunciation happen. But it is not easy for the mind to either stop or be annihilated. It is as difficult as carrying the Himalayas on your head!

The affliction of the mind should go; then complete renunciation comes. To get rid of this mental curse, you should try to have the longing for divinity to such an extent that you forget yourself.

To gain renunciation is to lose your self; and you can only lose your self when your every thought, word and deed keeps Beloved God present and your lower self absent.


LORD MEHER, 1st USA ed, vol. 4, p. 1173, Bhau Kalchuri
1989 © Avatar Meher Baba Perpetual Public Charitable Trust


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