No amount of prayer or meditation can do what helping others can do.

— Meher Baba

The most fulfilling Meher Baba quotes that will inspire your inner self

The experiences are so innumerable and varied, that the journey appears to be interminable and the Destination is ever out of sight. But the wonder of it is, when at last you reach your Destination you find that you had never travelled at all! It was a journey from here to Here.


Happiest is he who expects no happiness from others.

Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving. So learn to love and give, and not to expect anything from others.


The satisfaction derived from the fleeting things of life is not lasting;

and our wants remain unfulfilled. There is thus a general sense of dissatisfaction accompanied by all kinds of worries.


If you are convinced of God's existence then it rests with you to seek Him, to see Him and to realize Him. Do not search for God outside of you. God can only be found within you, for His only abode is the heart.


Light can penetrate any amount of darkness but no amount of darkness can penetrate light.


Feelings and emotions are only the creation of mind and energy. Love is the creation of the soul.


Difficulties give us the opportunity to prove our greatness by overcoming them.


One of the most difficult things to learn is to render service without bossing, without making a fuss about it, and without any consciousness of high and low. In the world of spirituality, humility counts at least as much as utility.


If we suffer in the sufferings of others and feel happy in the happiness of others, we are loving God.


Though the eye is small, the soul which sees through it is greater and vaster than all the things which it perceives. In fact, it is so great that it includes all objects, however large or numerous, within itself. For it is not so much that you are within the cosmos as that the cosmos is within you.


Pure love is matchless in majesty; it has no parallel in power and there is no darkness it cannot dispel.


This whole universe, with all its vastness, grandeur and beauty, is nothing but sheer imagination. In spite of so many discoveries, researches and scientific knowledge, the creation remains a great unsolved riddle.


About Meher Baba

Quotes 131 sayings
Birthday October 16

Divine love makes us true to ourselves and to others.

.. Divine love is the solution to our difficulties and problems. It frees us from every kind of binding. It makes us speak truly, think truly, and act truly. It makes us feel one with the whole universe. Divine love purifies our hearts and glorifies our being.


Give up all forms of parrotry. Start practicing whatever you truly feel to be true and justly to be just. Do not make a show of your faith and beliefs. You have not to give up your religion, but to give up clinging to the husk of mere ritual and ceremony. To get to the fundamental core of Truth underlying all religions, reach beyond religion.


When you paint, you forget everything except your object.

When you are too much engrossed in it, you are lost in it. And when you are lost in it, your ego diminishes. And when the ego diminishes, love infinite appears.


I am also an artist. I have the whole world as my canvas. I paint souls.


The intellect of most persons is harnessed by innumerable wants.

From the spiritual point of view, such a life is the lowest type of human existence. The highest type of human existence is free from all wants and is characterised by sufficiency or contentment.


Live a sincere life; be natural, and be honest with yourself.


Long for what is real. You will then have no time for worrying over what may never happen.


The book that I shall make people read is the book of the heart, which holds the key to the mystery of life


Worry has never done anyone any good, and it is very much worse than mere dissipation of psychic energy, for it substantially curtails the joy and fullness of life.


Forgiveness is the best charity. (It is easy to give the poor money and goods when one has plenty, but to forgive is hard; but it is the best thing if one can do it.)


Don't Worry Be Happy


The Infinite alone exists and is Real;

the finite is passing and false. The Original Whim in the Beyond caused the apparent descent of the Infinite into the realm of the seeming finite. This is the Divine Mystery and Divine Game in which Infinite Consciousness for ever plays on all levels of finite consciousness.


There is no higher or lower goal. There is only one goal, Self-Realization.


When the bubble of ignorance bursts the self realizes its oneness with the indivisible Self. Words that proceed from the Source of Truth have real meaning. But when men speakthese words as their own, the words become meaningless.


The best course for My lover is to remember Me wholeheartedly as much as one can…and leave the rest to Me.


Through endless time God's greatest gift is continuously given in silence.

But whenmankind becomes completely deaf to the thunder of His Silence God incarnates as Man.


The best way to cleanse the heart and prepare for the stilling of the mind is to lead a normal, worldly life. Living in the midst of your day-to-day duties, responsibilities, likes, dislikes, etc., will help you. All these become the very means for the purification of your heart.


When the mind soars in pursuit of the things conceived in space. pursues emptiness; but when man dives deep within himself, he experiences the fullness of existence.


According to the law that governs the universe,all sufferings are your labor of love to unveil your real self.


Every good work has to face opposition, and the reaction of the opposition offered always helps the work.


Art is one of the sources through which the soul expresses itself and inspires others. But to express art thoroughly, one must have the inner emotions opened thoroughly.


Art is a divine thing. It can only be rightly expressed if opposed, to bring out its inner beauty that lies behind.


The happiness of God-realization is self-sustained, eternally fresh and unfailing, boundless and indescribable. And it is for this happiness that the world has sprung into existence.


Truth is simple, but Illusion makes it infinitely intricate.

The person is rare who possesses an insatiable longing for Truth; the rest allow Illusion to bind them ever more and more.


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.


If we understand and feel that the greatest act of devotion and worship to God is not to harm any of His beings, we are loving God.


True love is no game of the faint-hearted and the weak; it is born of strength and understanding.


But such a tiny and trivial thing as an umbrella can deprive you of the sight of such a stupendous fact as the sun.


...the more a person becomes spiritually minded or advances towards God, the more tolerant he becomes and the less differentiation he sees.


Joke I read somewhere: They say that God is the innermost dweller of all.

Well I hope He likes enchiladas - cause that's what He's getting! Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving.


God and love are identical, and one who has divine love has received God.


The experiences which drugs induce are as far removed from Reality as is a mirage, from water. No matter how much you pursue the mirage, you will never quench your thirst, and the search for Truth through drugs must end in disillusionment.


Only in the human form is it possible for life to attain its final goal, which is to realize the all-pervading and infinite Divinity.


Love can attain what the intellect cannot fathom.


Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving.


In the world, there are countless Sadhus, Mahatmas, Mahapurushas, Saints, Yogis, and Walis, though the number of genuine ones is very, very limited. I am neither a Mahatma nor a Mahapurush, neither a Sadhu nor a Saint, neither a Yogi nor a Wali. I am the ancient One. The Highest of the High!


Those who constantly want something will never feel happy.