Politics – Vedas – Palmestry

Author | May 28, 2010

3/6/1966:
I got up late and finished routine.  Baba called me.  He was standing outside with a bowl in hand.  I thought I was lucky.  He said he wanted to make friendship with Kolu and Bholu (dogs).  He mixed sugar in milk with a stick and poured into Bholu’s dish.  Kolu began to bark.  He said [...]

Views – Innocent Killing

Author | May 26, 2010

2/6/1966:
Got up at 3.30 A.M. Awoke Mashima.  Both took bath in bloody cold.  Baba was to give up fast at 6 A.M. and hence preparation of preliminaries began. At 6 A.M. all assembled with bath and awaited his arrival.  He came out at 7.30 A.M. and sat in Sunlight on chair outside the fence.  He [...]

June 1966

Author | May 23, 2010

1/6/1966:
Early morning Rajat came and told that Baba shifted to the confluence and that Dinbandhu was there on watch.  I finished my routine.  Sanyasi left.  Shomu left to join Dinbandhu. All ladies were having gossip. I joined them.  In absence of Baba all seemed jovial without any tension or pressure.  Rajat and Ramanidada went to [...]

Ashram life continues

Author | May 21, 2010

27/5/1966:
Got up late and finished routine.  Rajat and Sukumar were scratching their heads to translate yesterday’s dictation in Bengali and explain to others.  He remarked he could not understand English dictation itself and it would have been better if he had been to Oxford. I heartily laughed. Their efforts were like solving a difficult unseen [...]

Anger & Inward Struggle

Author | May 17, 2010

26/5/1966:
Stomach upset.  Did not sleep well.  Got up at 4.30 A.M. Took bath, meditation and exercise.  Had breakfast.  Waiting for teacher Mr. Semwal to go to his village.  I was called in.  Baba’s mood was disturbed.  Yesterday night Baba told Gita that after Dinbandhu’s return from Guptakashi, she should tell him to fill in water [...]

Idea of Patriotic Dictatorship

Author | May 14, 2010

24/5/1966:
Got up at 3.15 A.M. I was very thirsty but water was in ladies’ hut.  Problem.  Luckily got it in Rajat’s hut. After meditation, exercise and bath took heavy breakfast knowing not what was in store for the day. Wrote letter to Prabhakar Wadodkar.  Read Bhagvat Gita.  At 10 A.M. Baba came out and we [...]

Trip to Madhmaheshwar

Author | May 5, 2010

23/5/1966:
I got up at 3.30 A.M. All were asleep. I refueled fire and sat near it for meditation. I went for bath at 5.30 A.M. Needless to say water was icy. After bath I collected berries and offered to Baba. He refused. I said I would procure anything from the village but he should break [...]

Looses his temper again..

Author | May 3, 2010

22/5/1966:
In the morning Shubir left for Calcutta for his sister’s marriage. Haribandhu went to Guptakashi to bring oranges. I went for bath. Message came that all were to assemble in Baba’s courtyard. Baba left his fast on Mosambi juice. As told we were engaged in weeding, cleaning and gardening work. Gita distributed half Mosambi to [...]

On Subash’s marriage..

Author | May 1, 2010

21/5/1966.
Up early, finished routine. Mitranand came. Chat with him. I planted a few wild crotons in front of hut. Haridas arrived from Delhi. Haribandhu went up to receive him. He brought three hundred and fifty Mosambis and hundred lemons on a mule’s back. We were busy in unpacking luggage from mule. By that time Baba [...]