I KNOW THREE THINGS

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(July 1958) Believe me, I am the Ancient One. There is no doubt about it. I am not this body that you see. It is only a cloak. I am Infinite Consciousness. I sit with you, play with you and laugh with you; but remember, I am simultaneously working on all the planes of consciousness. I have before me walis …

BABA’S LAST RECORDED VERBAL DISCOURSE

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ALTHOUGH it had been announced by mail that no outsiders should come to Meherabad after July 1st, (1925) a group of Parsi politicians came to see Meher Baba on July 2nd. After discussing with them the political and spiritual situation of India, the Master discoursed about the mind and body. This was to be his last recorded verbal discourse: Human …

ALL PRAYERS AND SOUNDS ARE A MERE SHOW IF THEY DO NOT ORIGINATE FROM THE HEART

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In Dhulia, a Brahmin priest lived in a room adjoining the mandali’s. Every morning he would get up early and loudly chant Hindu shlokas (verses) from the Shastras (Scriptures). The mandali complained about him to Baba. . . .  in reference to the Brahmin priest, Meher Baba explained: Everywhere in the world, in the name of prayer and worship, this sort of useless babbling …

THE AVATAR’S TEACHINGS ARE ADAPTED TO THE MENTALITY OF THEIR EPOCH

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While Baba was in London, the Countess Kitty Phalen hosted a reception for him at her home on the evening of June 29th. (1934).About fifteen sincere people came to meet Baba, and he answered their many questions and gave explanations: One man asked, “How can I be a true Christian?” From the alphabet board, Baba replied, “By following the teachings …

THE BUBBLES MUST BE BURST

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. . . Baba further explained: He who comes down from the seventh plane – from the state of the Father – and acquires gross consciousness, is like a magician. When he does his tricks, the whole of humanity is like children to him, and his children consider his activities as real. But there is a heaven-and-earth difference between a magician of …

WILL YOU CARRY OUT MY WISHES?

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A YOUTH named Singh, from Hamirpur, had attended the Andhra darshan program, but his parents were against Baba. Running away from home, Singh came to Baba in Dehra Dun on Sunday, June 28th. (1953) Before he arrived, his father’s telegram was received, asking Baba to send Singh back immediately. “Why have you come here?” Baba asked him. “I wish to stay …

A GHAZAL EXPLAINED

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(June 1961) After giving darshan to those who had come, including Dharmarao from Andhra, a musician played the sitar. Baba liked the music very much. Mohan-Saigal sang ghazals, which Baba explained: The lover tells the Beloved: “While passing by, if you would just cast a glance at me, my destiny would be changed.” The lover whose heart has stopped with …

WHEN ONE HONESTLY DESIRES, ONE NEVER FAILS

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(June 1962) Aloba was called and Baba asked him to recite a few lines from Hafiz in Persian. The meaning of the couplet was: “Happiness and misery are the lot of life and are experienced in the circle of duality. Once one gets out of this circle, the duel of opposites in duality ceases. Hence, happiness and misery both mean …

EXPERIENCES ON THE SPIRITUAL PATH

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On June 25th, (1963) Baba explained about the three main stages of experiences on the Spiritual Path – enthusiasm, depression and hope: There are three states of experiences. When a seeker enters the Spiritual Path, for twelve years he has the experience of enthusiasm. Then comes the period of depression. This depression goes deep to such an extent that the …

THE MAHBOOBI

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(June 1962) THE TALES of Sadgurus and Qutubs, and the power of their words and blessings, make the most marvelous of spoken and written thoughts. There is a wonderful and mysterious story related by Meher Baba of a Perfect Master who lived in Lucknow, India, in medieval times, between the 13th and 14th century. The exact century was not revealed …

THOSE WHO ARE MINE SHOULD BE PREPARED TO SUFFER

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On the late afternoon of June 22nd, (1936) Baba went to see Naval and Dina Talati in Nasik. He was accompanied by Rustom, Pendu and Vishnu. Chanji was also there, having been called from Bombay. Dina was concerned about her family’s welfare. Seeing her worried face, Baba emphasized to her: “This is very bad! However miserable and disappointing a thing …

. . . BUT TO YOU ALL THESE ARE ONLY WORDS!

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(June 1963) There is Paramatma. He is all-existing. All atmas (souls) are in Paramatma. All atmas are Paramatma. When an atma apparently comes out of Paramatma, it is the jivatma (individual embodied soul) and begins to gain consciousness of falseness. For the jivatma to become One with Shivatma (God, the Supreme Soul) is the goal. After passing through the process …

IT IS FOR THE CREATION TO KNOW, FIND AND REALIZE THE CREATOR

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One day, a Parsi barrister came to see Baba. He was not convinced of Baba’s divinity and asked, “Why don’t you prove what you claim to be? Why don’t you do any miracles?” Baba first laughed and then stated at length: The Creator (God), Who is limitless, formless and unbounded, is not bound to prove to His own creation that …

LOVE IS A GIFT RARELY RECEIVED

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During these evening programs at Guruprasad (June 1961), Madhusudan sang bhajans, and often the scheduled one-hour sessions stretched to two hours or more. One singer from Poona named Shankar Rao Sholapure would sometimes sing ghazals. One afternoon, he sang a ghazal in Urdu that Baba liked very much. Summarizing its meaning, Baba explained: “The lover says: ‘O Beloved, my moods …

DON’T MISS SUCH AN OPPORTUNITY AGAIN

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(June 1958) When Baba returned to India from the West, Sohrabji Siganporia was not present at the airport to receive him. He was in Kashmir at the time. Baba called him to Poona and asked, “Did you enjoy Kashmir?” “Very much, Baba,” he said. “Can you visualize all the sights you saw in Kashmir here now?” “Not really.” “Nothing is …

I AM YOUR REAL COMPANION

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On another occasion, Baba held a meeting at Ganeshkhind of his Poona workers. He asked Digambar Gadekar to draw up a list and call everyone concerned. By mistake Pratap Ahir’s name was somehow left out and he was not called. When the meeting began Baba asked, “Where is Pratap?” The list of those invited was checked and the discrepancy discovered. …

YOU GO TO THE TOILET WITH A CAR?

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Homa Dadachanji was called to Meherabad to drive Baba’s car. (June 1958) His leg had been operated upon, and consequently he could not sit on the ground or squat in the toilet. So he hit upon a novel stratagem whenever he felt the urge to evacuate his bowels. After letting Baba off at Meherabad, he would drive a distance away, …

HIGHER PLANES OF CONSCIOUSNESS

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(June 1963) In the awake dream state, there are some rare ones who can foretell the future, but this has no connection with spirituality. In the ordinary awake dream state, we also connect the past with the future. Suppose a man ate chapati and vegetables yesterday evening, and he knows that today he will have the same food in the …

THE GIANT WHO CAN GULP THE OCEAN ITSELF

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THE NEXT DAY, ( In June 1951) at 4:30 P.M., the darshan began and lovers from all over India streamed in to take advantage of it. Lovers from Hamirpur and Uttar Pradesh led by Pukar were there. Also present were C. D. Deshmukh, Bal Natu, and hundreds of other devotees. Some children danced for Baba, and also there was a …

GOD ALONE KNOWS WHAT A FOOLISH THOUGHT THAT IS

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(June 1963)  Baba added, “Hafiz consoles the lover that if all efforts fail in bringing him to the Beloved, the lover should leave everything to the Beloved’s Will.” Adi sang a ghazal, and Baba explained its meaning: Those who step into the domain of love think that they have reached the destination. God alone knows what a foolish thought that …

THERE IS NOTHING SUCH AS GOOD OR EVIL

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(June 1942) There is nothing such as good or evil. From a moral standpoint, this difference exists so that the affairs of the world may be conducted according to limitations imposed by society. But from the spiritual standpoint, both are bindings. Standards of good and bad are established according to contemporary standards that may vary with time and circumstance. Also …

IT IS ALL A TAMASHA – A SHOW

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Another day, (June 1961) the twin nephews performed a comedy for Baba about a father agonizing over finding a suitable match for his daughter. Baba enjoyed it thoroughly and remarked: The world is a drama. You weep, you laugh – to weep and laugh again. It is all a tamasha – a show. When the inner eye is opened, you will see …

GOD NEVER TURNS US FROM HIS DOOR

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On June 9th, (1960) Baba visited the Hindu Women’s Home, an institution for neglected women and abandoned children. First the teachers bowed to Baba, and then the orphan girls filed past. Baba embraced some and gave this message: Love and understanding never condemn, but seek to help and encourage. Men and women have departed from the custom and laws of …

MERE ARGUING WILL TAKE YOU NOWHERE

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Once a bank manager, (June 1960) a kind-hearted man, came for darshan. Baba explained to him: God is not to be argued about. Mere arguing will take you nowhere. In love, arguments and discussions have no place. Let the argumentative attitude slacken and be more and more open-minded. Don’t be dogmatic. Then in the course of life, if you fortunately …

AS LONG AS MIND EXISTS, IGNORANCE PERSISTS

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Although these daily sessions in the evening were only meant for lovers and not the general public, once Baba permitted the mayor of Poona to come with his two predecessors. Baba explained to them about Maya: (June 1961). God alone exists as Existence Eternal, and all else is illusion – a creation of Maya. And what is Maya? Maya is the principle of …

REMEMBER, I AM ALWAYS WITH YOU AND WILL HELP YOU INTERNALLY

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A darshan program was held at 10:30 A.M. on June 6th (1935)at Naoroji Dadachanji’s house in Dadar, where about forty select lovers had a final chance to see Baba before he left for an unknown destination. During this occasion in Bombay, Baba had the following message read out: As already explained to all my lovers, I am leaving here today to …

TRUST IN GOD AND LET HIM WORRY FOR US . . .

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SUNDAY, JUNE 5th, 1960, was the largest public darshan that summer. An estimated ten thousand persons poured through Guruprasad seeking the God-Man’s touch. Among them were a number of government officials and one cabinet minister, named Jagjivan Ram. Kaikobad was brought from Meherabad by Adi, and Aloba and Homi Satha accompanied them. Yogi Shuddhanand Bharati had also come that day …

DO NOT RUN AFTER SHELLS

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(June 1963) In reference to the abundance of so-called saints and false gurus in the East, Baba once stopped the singing and commented: “They are like seashells scattered on the beach, their superfluous glitter attracting the loiterers on the beach, who pick them up and think they have gained the treasure of the sea. But it is a far cry …

THERE IS SOME YOGIC POWER IN HIM . . .

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On June 2nd, (1932) Baba went to Paramount Studios again and met Maurice Chevalier, who was making Love Me Tonight with Jeanette MacDonald. Tallulah Bankhead was there and ran to Baba, hugging and kissing him. Later that afternoon, Mary Pickford came to see Baba for a private interview at 3:30 and meditated in Baba’s presence for five minutes. Baba and Quentin Tod …

SPEND AN EVENING IN REMEMBRANCE OF AVATAR MEHER BABA

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Spend an evening in remembrance of Avatar Meher Baba Cyrus and Soumya Khambata will read and explain Meher Baba’s Words Date:  2nd June  2020. Time: 5:00 P.M. IST onwards Please login 10 minutes before scheduled time. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81048446709?pwd=Z0VrNlE5a2NCOWYvN0lwNlRpWHAzdz09 Meeting ID: 810 4844 6709 Password: 1958sahava Please keep your mic on mute all the time. If you wish to …

FAR WISER TO OBEY BABA’S BEHESTS . . .

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Although the two weeks of darshan were now over, on Thursday, June 1st, (1961) Deshmukh appeared at the gates of Guruprasad with his family from Nagpur. Meherdas prevented them from entering. Deshmukh’s family had had Baba’s darshan, but his daughter, Sanjeevani, had brought her new husband. Baba saw them from the veranda and beckoned them to come. Seeing Baba, Indumati …

ONE SHOULD ASPIRE FOR SUCH A DRINK

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One day, (May 1960) Baba asked Professor Abdul Karim what he had eaten for breakfast and lunch. The professor enumerated a long list of items, and Baba remarked, “A delicious breakfast and lunch indeed. Now you must be feeling satisfied and happy. You have tasted so many things, but you have not tasted me! You may eat as many eatables …

BECOME HEADLESS AND FOOTLESS

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(30 May 1960) “How to become footless and headless?” asked Baba. Do whatever I tell you. Do not use your mind. When the Will of the Beloved becomes your will, then you are footless and headless. Yet all this is impossible – even the very desire for union with Beloved God is madness. So there remains only one solution, and …

PLANES OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE NEXT INCARNATION

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Baba had this discourse read on Planes of Consciousness in the Next Incarnation: (May 1958). Do persons on the spiritual planes of consciousness take birth having consciousness of the same plane? Yes, but the emergence of consciousness is very gradual, as when a person of gross consciousness dies and is reborn with consciousness of the gross world. The child gradually …

BABA DISCOURSES ON ACTION AND INACTION

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The discourse on Action and Inaction, originally delivered in Poona the year before, was then read: (May 1958) In the Beyond-Beyond state of God, there is “unconscious inaction.”2. In the state of God-Realization, there is “conscious inaction.” This is not the state of Perfection, but of liberation (najaat, mukti) while on earth – a Jivanmukta (Liberated Incarnate). In this state, …

BABA WILL HELP YOU THROUGH HIS LOVE

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Margaret Scott had not seen Baba since 1935. “I am sorry I caused you suffering, Baba, for I know you have suffered for me,” she said. “But your love has compensated for all the suffering,” Baba assured her. “I know deep down you do love me. Baba loves you, too.” Margaret said, “Sometimes I am very naughty just because I …

THE GREATEST SERVICE ONE CAN RENDER TO HUMANITY

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(May 1952) Yes, we must do something, but something that would really make people happy – not the apparent passing happiness, but real lasting happiness. I will tell you both. You, Consuella, are connected with me, and she, too, has long connection with me. So I will explain this selfless work. Life is one long, endless chain of existence, and …

WHATEVER YOU DO WITH LOVE PLEASES ME

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MEANWHILE, Lud Dimpfl of California had written asking permission to come visit, as he was being transferred to Iran on business. Lud, too, was in the petroleum business with Standard Oil Company. Baba had given his consent, and Lud arrived at 2:00 P.M. on May 25th, (1960) and saw Baba for about an hour. Lud Dimpfl returned the following day, …

NOT THE REAL SEEING

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. . . One of those from Navsari declared, “Baba, I see you everywhere!” (May 1960). Baba answered, “Good. Try wholeheartedly to see me all the time. But remember well that your present feeling of seeing me is not the real seeing. “It is very difficult even to have intellectual conviction of God’s all-pervading Existence. This requires rocklike faith in …

BABA’S ADVICE TO THE FILM FRATERNITY

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DURING HIS STAY in Guruprasad, several celebrities from different Bombay film companies (1) came for Baba’s darshan. One day, Baba explained to a group of them: For better or for worse, the world of motion pictures has grown extensively within the larger world of so-called realities. But the film world is not foreign to the real world – the two are affiliated so intimately that …

BABA IS FIRE

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Dr. Ghani was staying with Baba in Mahabaleshwar. He was joking with Baba on May 22nd, (1947) and when he said something in a lighter vein about Baba, Baba at once composed this rhyme about himself as Fire: “Baba is Fire! When you feel cold And sit near the fire, It drives out your cold And makes you perspire. When you …

LAW OF MUST

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Baba then had the discourse on the Law of Must read out. After this, he concluded, stating: (May 1958). The rule of this inexorable Law of Must  governs and reshapes the so-called destiny of man in every incarnation, as long as the “self” of man remains conscious of impressions. The principle of must which overrides human plans is based on divine law, which …

MEANING OF “COME TO ME”

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Charles Purdom asked, “Will you comment on what you mean by ‘to come to me’?” (May 1958). Baba replied: To come to me means liberation, experiencing me as I am, no more bondage of births and deaths. But it does not mean the state of a Perfect Master or Perfection. That is only to be attained while alive in the …

BABA EXPLAINS NIRVAN AND NIRVIKALP

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A discourse on Nirvan and Nirvikalp was to be read. (May 1958). (1) Baba prefaced it by stating: This is short, but difficult. Those who cannot follow it must not worry. It is nothing but words. Only love counts. If the most unintelligent one can love me as I ought to be loved, he is infinitely more blessed than the …

2020 INTERNATIONAL JAPA

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=== FORWARDED AS REQUESTED === “Only repetition of my name will suffice to free the whole world from its entanglements.” —Meher Baba, Meherabad, 1955 In remembrance of Avatar Meher Baba and His automobile accident in the heart of the United States on May 24, 1952, you are invited to join in an INTERNATIONAL JAPA Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:00 am …

NO NEWCOMER HAD EVER BEEN TREATED LIKE THIS BEFORE

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Once a college student from Srinagar, Kashmir, named Kisan Tiku, who had been constantly writing to Baba, came for his darshan. Baba embraced him, but after some time, he asked Tiku to leave with the injunction not to come back to Guruprasad again. The young man did not stand up, but said, “I will sit a while longer, Baba, if …

NOT YET ACCUSTOMED TO BABA’S WAYS

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(May 1958) Deshmukh had finished preparing the manuscript for the book Beams, and Ramakrishnan had been given it for proofreading and typing before it was taken to America for publication by Sufism Reoriented, Inc. Ramakrishnan had finished it the late night of May 13th, stitched it in book form and put a pink cover around it. The next day, he …

CREATE WITHIN YOU THE SINCERE LONGING FOR THE SIGHT OF GOD

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Jim and Rhoda Mistry requested Baba to perform the navjote ceremony (the sacred thread ceremony usually done by a Zoroastrian priest) of their three sons Meherwan, Falu and Sarosh. Two days before the ceremony, Baba embraced the three boys. Falu had the mumps, and afterwards Baba complained of having caught it from him. Calling Rhoda and her sister, Nargis, he …

REMINDER FOR TOMORROW – WINNING HIS HEART 2020 – BABA HOUSIE

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Baba loved creativity. This is the second virtual programme under WHH 2020. Details are given in the creatives below. Do participate in large numbers. It would be fun as well as education. Please fill in your tickets with your chosen 20 words and post them today itself at the given email. LAST DAY HAS ALREADY PASSED. BUT TO OFFER YOU …

ONE REAL BIRTH AND ONE REAL DEATH

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(May 1958) There is one real birth and one real death. You are born once, and you really die only once. What is real birth? It is the birth of a “drop” in the Ocean of Reality. What is meant by it? It is the advent of individuality, born of indivisibility through a glimmer of the first most-finite consciousness, which …

THE GREATEST SERVICE WAS JUDAS’S BETRAYAL

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On the evening of May 14th, (1952) Baba asked them to tell him a story. Adele, feeling very nervous, stumbled her way through a story of Saint Peter. At one point, Baba bent his head and stated, “Peter loved me the most – but even he denied me.” Delia asked, “Was that a conscious act or did he do it …

YOU SHOULD TRY YOUR BEST TO UNDERSTAND WHAT CANNOT BE UNDERSTOOD

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I will now (May 1958) explain what cannot be explained. You should try your best to understand what cannot be understood. Here is Beryl. You, Beryl, are the Infinite Ocean, but as a drop  of that Ocean, you have three layers. You see, hear and smell, do this and do that, not from within, but through your eyes, your nose, your …

GOD’S WORK IS MY WORK AND YOU WILL DO MY WORK

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On May 12th, (1952) Dr. Vinod from New York, who knew the Winterfeldts, saw Baba at 8:15 A.M. He was a Hindu and part of his lengthy and poignant interview is reproduced herein: “I am writing a book on the psychological condition of the world in relation to war and peace,” he said. “I have traveled to Australia, Europe, Asia, …

HE IS THE VERY CHRIST

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Hilda Thorpe of England was attending the sahavas with her son, Simon. On May 26th, (1958) she wrote her other son, Anthony, [in New Zealand] about the sahavas and her first impressions of meeting Baba. The following is an extract from Hilda Thorpe’s letter: I don’t know how to write of this momentous experience which 220 of us are having …

REMINDER FOR TODAY TO PAINT THE HEART IN SILENCE – WHH 2020

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Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre invites you to participate in “WINNING HIS HEART 2020.” Topic: PAINT THE HEART IN SILENCE Conducted By: Archana Grover Date & Time: TODAY Sunday May 10, 2020 05:05 PM IST All are welcome from all around the globe. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87305834434?pwd=clRTS2hPZU12SVgrRnZ2bzBXSHhQQT09 Meeting ID: 8730584434 Password:whh2020 We understand that a Baba programme of Musical Concert …

THE HEAD AND THE HAIR ON THE HEAD

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Now we will listen to the discourses.” And this one about God and Cosmos was read out: (1) God is Infinite Reality; cosmos is infinite illusion. In infinite illusion there are infinite suns, stars, moons, planets and the creation as a whole evolves ad infinitum. For instance, take the head of a human being. The head is one, and there is one individual …

THIS LOVE WAS SO GREAT THAT MY HEALING BEGAN THEN

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(May 1958) Bili Eaton had come from New York for the sahavas. She was feeling full of guilt the entire time, as she had fallen in love with a man and had disobeyed Baba’s order on celibacy. When she first met Baba in the Lagoon Cabin with several others, she hid in a corner behind everyone where Baba could not …

WINNING HIS HEART 2020 – PAINT THE HEART IN SILENCE

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Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre invites you to participate in “WINNING HIS HEART 2020.” Topic: PAINT THE HEART IN SILENCE Conducted By: Archana Grover Date & Time: Sunday May 10, 2020 05:05 PM IST All are welcome from all around the globe. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87305834434?pwd=clRTS2hPZU12SVgrRnZ2bzBXSHhQQT09 Meeting ID: 8730584434 Password:whh2020 AVATAR MEHER BABA KI JAI !  

I THOUGHT I WAS THE ONLY DECEIVER . . .

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THAT EVENING (May 1960) Bhau was keeping watch in Baba’s room as usual. A taxicab suddenly pulled up outside. Hearing it, Baba sent Bhau to find out who had come. From it stepped Dr. Asthana, the principal of Nagpur College where Bhau had gone to school. But neither recognized the other until they introduced themselves. Asthana asked, “Kalchuri, what are …

INVITATION FOR PARTICIPATION IN ‘WINNING HIS HEART 2020’

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“Winning His Heart” is an activity which brings together Beloved Meher Baba’s huge family, like little drops of water, aspiring to take a holy dip in His ocean of love. Since its inception in 2015, it is gathering momentum, with each passing year, as each one of us put in our bit, to love and please the Lord. Winning His …

AVATAR’S ABODE VIRTUAL CELEBRATION – UPDATE

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=== UPDATE FOR INFORMATION OF THOSE WISHING TO PARTICIPATE ===   Hi Cyrus, There have been a few updates for the Virtual Anniversary over the past few weeks and so I’m wanting to get the word out to India as well, hoping you might be able to assist? I’ve taken on board your advice and have added Australia to the …

IT IS DIFFICULT TO MAKE UP THAT LOSS

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One day (May 1961) a woman approached Baba for darshan with her child. She requested Baba to bless her baby. Baba commented, “As you wish. But do you remember how last year on your request, I permitted you to visit Guruprasad to have my darshan a second time? You did not come.”From the hundreds who had visited Guruprasad the past …

VIRTUAL BABA SESSIONS

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Dear Baba lovers, Owing to lock down, the Centre has been conducting, for over a month now, its Tuesday, Thursday and Friday sessions on Zoom platform from 5:30 P.M. onwards. Since these sessions have no geographical boundary, all Baba lovers and those interested are welcome to join in. These sessions will continue only as long as the lock down continues. …

TO BE A HYPOCRITE IS A SIN

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The following day, (May 1960) Baba informed some visitors, “Let your heart be pure. Do not act outwardly what you are not inwardly. “Be absolutely honest. God is infinite honesty. Do not pose as being pious, because God is everywhere. God cannot be fooled – so why pose as something you are not? “I do not want anything else from …

WHAT WS IMPORTANT WAS THAT BABA WAS PRESCRIBING THEM

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(May 1963) One man approached who was meeting Baba for the first time. He was gifted and intelligent, but suffered mentally and was diagnosed as a schizophrenic and forced to give up his medical studies. He had been given treatment with different drugs, as well as electric shock therapy. Baba asked him what trouble his mind suffered. He replied that …

HOW STRONG MAYA’S GRIP IS ON THE WORLD

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One day, (March 1963) when Baba asked someone to pray, the devotee began: “O God, grant me health, give me long life so that I may serve Thee …” Baba interrupted, correcting him, “This is not a prayer, but a list of your wishes! The real prayer to God is praise for Him through love and nothing else! When you …

EMITTING RAYS OF SPIRITUAL LIGHT AND LOVE

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The experience of P. V. L. Narasimham of Kakinada is perhaps typical of many who were meeting Baba for the first time. (May 1965). Narasimham described how Baba appeared when he stepped onto the stage that morning: … His body seemed to emanate a perceptible radiance, as if some fluorescent material was lit up under the transparent golden skin of …

AVATAR MEHER BABA POONA CENTRE INAUGURATED BY BABA

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MEHER BABA had promised Ramakrishnan to bless the Poona Center when the building work was completed, and directed him to arrange the inauguration in a simple and quiet manner because of his seclusion. The meeting hall being built could comfortably accommodate seven hundred people, and bathrooms and toilets were also provided, as well as an office and a room for …

I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT EVERY ONE OF YOU IS GOD

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. . .  Baba explained to the mandali: Remember the story about the parrot who was free from the beginning, but did not know what freedom meant? It was put into a cage and inside there learned what the meaning of freedom was. When it was released, it fully realized its freedom and enjoyed it. Its freedom was taken away; …

UNNECESSARY HARDSHIP

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Baba was to leave for Guruprasad the next day. (April 30, 1958). He instructed his close ones that they should depart for Poona by the luxury bus, and he would follow by car with both mandali. The next morning, they went to the bus stand, where they happened to find an empty taxicab. Sadashiv said if they went by taxi, …

BABA SAVED ME

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Baba left Bhilar on April 26th, (1943) for a quick visit to Meherabad, and returned within a day or so. Sidhu came to Bhilar with Mast Mohammed so that Baba could work with him. Sidhu’s main duty in Meherabad consisted in looking after Mohammed and he continued this important work until he died. On the night of April 28th, Sidhu …

INTERPLAY OF GOOD AND EVIL IN LIFE

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On April 27th, (1936) a discussion among the men mandali took place about the interplay of good and evil in life, whereupon Baba stated: As good is necessary, likewise bad is also necessary – just as positive and negative. Both are essential for action and evolution. If only good were to prevail everywhere, life would end! Both good or bad done to the …

LOST CHILD REUNITED WITH HIS PARENTS

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MEANWHILE, (in April 1930) when Chhagan was out looking for a boy, he spotted a very handsome youth working in a restaurant in Wai. He asked the boy if he would come with him to Panchgani, and the boy replied he would first have to ask his employer. Finally after much persuasion, the hotel manager yielded the boy to Chhagan. …

BABA ANSWERS

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On April 25th, (1952) Baba answered questions, explaining various things, among them miracles: “Why should we produce petty imitation illusions in the already created mighty infinite illusion? Unless absolutely necessary for the spiritual purpose of a general collective drawing of mankind toward Self-Realization, miracles performed unnaturally or supernaturally can interfere with God’s ordained evolutionary process.” “What about healing?” someone asked. “Real healing …

THE CLEANER THE REFLECTOR, THE MORE BRILLIANT WILL BE THE REFLECTION

Cyrus Daily Messages

S. M. Fossil arranged for Baba to visit a local high school. For those students, local artists, social workers and those associated with Madras’ public institutions, Baba gave the following message to those present: Literacy is not education, and education is not culture – and all these cumulatively do not represent Gnan or Gnosis, which stands in a class by itself, independent of …