This satsang starts with a discourse about pleasure,“All pleasures end in pain. There is no way to avoid these things unless you aspire for Self-knowledge. When you attain Self-Knowledge this appearance will end. Be free of ego and habit of searching for pleasure. Mind is ego, past, samsara, sorrow and suffering. Mind cannot reach that […]
In this satsang from 28th March 1994 Papaji answers a question about surrender: “It is absolutely necessary that you surrender to the Guru like the kitten to the mother. Satsang is the raft that carries you across the other shore of Samsara. Don’t worry about the waves and sharks. This raft is the perfect vehicle […]
This discourse is from 2nd November 1992 after Papaji’s visit to Haridwar and Rishikesh. Papaji addresses new people in Lucknow: “If you spend one second in Satsang, you are free. There are no teaching and no preaching here in Lucknow. You are already free. When you think, you are past. If this doesn’t work then […]
Papaji gives an analogy of samsara with the story of a man who falls into a well, grabs a rope, and then becomes unaware of everything else as he enjoys the honey falling from an overhanging tree (sense desires). All the while the man forgets that beneath him a crocodile is waiting for him (death), […]
Papaji describes samsara as a mirage and play of the senses. When quiet and not listening to the senses we are instantly in the pool of Amrit – nectar.
Papaji gives the analogy of the play of samsara by telling the story of a guru who sends his disciple to fetch water and the disciple getting engrossed with his own thoughts.
Papaji explains through an analogy that when we are close to the centre of our being we cannot be crushed and we will be saved from the holds of samsara.