Attached are a few photographs of the morning function celebrating Beloved Baba’s 120th Birth Anniversary on 25th February 2014 at the Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre, Mumbai.
The programme started sharp at 4:30 am with Baba bhajans. Baba’s ‘dhoon’ from 4:50 to 4:55. Complete silence from 4:55 to 5:00 in Beloved Baba’s remembrance welcoming Him in our hearts. At 5:00 am sharp, Baba’s birth-time, the 5 names of God were called out 7 times each by different Baba-lovers, ending with “Avatar Meher Baba ki Jai.” This was followed by Baba’s Prayers.
Next was the “Happy Birthday Song” sung by all with gusto followed by bursting of balloons.
Mehernosh N. Mehta, welcomed the gathering and Cyrus M. Khambata spoke briefly about the history of the Centre and drew the attention of the gathered Baba-lovers to the Centre’s appeal for contribution towards the proposed expansion of the Centre’s premises to accommodate the ever-increasing numbers of Baba-lovers in the now and for years to come.
The rest of the morning was celebrated with lovers’ singing for Baba in various languages.
The morning function ended with Beloved Baba’s Arti and distribution of prasad.
In Baba’s love,
Resplendent Beloved Baba on His 120th Birthday
Mastery In Servitude
Bomi Bomanji unfurling Baba Flag
Hon. Secretary, Mehernosh N. Mehta welcoming Baba-lovers
Vice-President & Jt. Hon. Secretary, Cyrus M. Khambata addressing Baba-lovers
A section of Baba-lovers gathered
Another section of Baba-lovers gathered.