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Messages of Meher Baba

I AM THE ONE

 

I am the One Who is always lost and found among mankind.

 

It is your love for yourself that loses Me and it is your love for Me that finds Me.

 

Love Me above everything, for now, when I am in your midst, I am most easily found as I really am.

—February 25th, 1961

 

 

GOD AND THE CREATION

God is Infinite Reality, whereas cosmos is infinite Illusion. But both are not infinite in the same sense. God is One Infinite, and Illusion is infinite in numbers. God is Infinite Unity and Illusion infinite duality. Always God is. All along illusion IS NOT. Illusion or no illusion, God remains beginningless and endless, while illusion has a beginning in illusion and it also ends in illusion.

 

The infinite illusion includes an infinite number of suns, stars, moons, planets and worlds. The whole of the creation goes an evolving ad infinitum in illusion.

 

Take for instance the head of a man with innumerable hairs growing over it. When all the hair is shaved off, the growth of hair does not cease; the hairs reappear and cover the head all over again. Even when the head becomes bald, it is only the hair which disappears, the head remains head.

 

Against the one head, although innumerable, the hairs have next to no value. They may appear and disappear without any difference to the value of the head as such. The value most attached to the hair is but decorative, as a means of attraction and as a lure of self-satisfaction.

 

Similarly, the individual mind that generates infinite thoughts may be compared with the individual head that has a growth of innumerable hairs. The individual mind is capable of containing, emanating and absorbing an

 

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