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up by Baba. Baba's attention was drawn by Dana Field to the danger of Baba wearing His scarf in His car, and Baba immediately removed it. He had lost His look of suffering.

 

 

Tuesday, September 21

 

Baba arrives at 10:15, having walked up the Hill. He says He will stay longer today. Having inquired from each about his health, He says that He Himself is tired; He has not slept for three nights. He feels the burden of the universe. "I promised to teach you how to play marbles," He said. "I am above promises, but I have been reminded, and will do so." He explained that there are two types of games, showed us what they are and played one with us. We went into the lounge, and although the couch had been prepared with a rug and flowers, He did not sit on it but took a chair in the corner of the room. He said He would first explain about Sakori, where He took us yesterday, and would talk as the thoughts came to Him, not necessarily consecutively. Later, He would speak about the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th planes.

 

"First," He said, "about miracles, and why I think that from the spiritual point of view, they are nothing but farce. When Jesus said, 'I and My Father are One,' He meant that He was God. Is this true? Did He actually say it? God created this entire phenomenal universe. That is God's miracle and the miracle of Jesus. It means that innumerable beings were created by Jesus who die according to His Will. Yet it is supposed that Jesus' greatness is that He raised some few dead to life. How ridiculous that is unless given some hidden meaning. It is supposed that He is the Saviour because he raised a few dead and gave sight to the blind, creating insignificant illusions in the midst of His great illusion. Why is He supposed to have performed these miracles?"

 

Malcolm answered, "Because people were impressed by it."

 

"Yet," said Baba, He said I am God, I am the Saviour, I am everything; but they were not impressed by that. If He raised the dead, people are impressed, which would mean that they were impressed not by Himself but by His so-called miracles. What do you say, Charles?"

 

Charles says that Jesus did not do these things to impress people because He told them to say nothing about them; whatever He did was because of

 

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