When you scatter seeds on the surface of the soil, they do not germinate. You have to keep them inside the soil. So too, bodha, if it is scattered on the surface, will not germinate, grow into the tree of knowledge and yield the fruits of wisdom. Plant it in the heart, water the plant with prema, manure it with faith and courage, keep off pests with the insecticides of bhajana and satsanga, so that you can benefit in the end. You have not yet got started on sadhana; still you demand santhi. You demand grace. How is it ever possible? Start! Then, everything will be added unto you.
- Baba -