THE SPIRITUAL LEADER OF THE SIKHS MET MEHER BABA

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The spiritual leader of the Sikhs, Kirpal Singh, met Meher Baba in Delhi in November 1952. On occasion, Baba would remark that Kirpal Singh was a saint and very dear to him. Of all the saints and yogis in India, Baba would say that there were seven who were very dear to him and he always mentioned Kirpal Singh’s name …

THE ‘LIPS’ OF THE MIND MUST BE SEALED

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Now, listen. I want all to observe silence on the 18th (May 1943) for twelve hours in such a way that it equals silence for one thousand two hundred days! This silence must be both within and without – internal as well as external. External silence is easy, but the internal is difficult. Now, what do I mean by internal …

BABA HAS SIMPLIFIED SPIRITUALITY TO THE MINIMUM

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Baba had once revealed: “I come for all, but I am for a few.” This explains that although thousands and thousands recognized him when he held mass darshans, comparatively few surrendered their lives to him and followed him when he was on Earth. Allan Cohen was destined to be connected with Ivy O. Duce and to join Sufism Reoriented and lecture about …

LIKE A FISH FLOPPING ABOUT OUT OF WATER

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On May 14th, (1926) Meher Baba revealed to the mandali: Before the veil was torn asunder and I became God conscious, I experienced the greatest electric-like shock that created for some time severe vibrations, which are indescribable. This was followed by intense darkness and finally there was Light. The greatest imagination fails to conceive of the idea of this Effulgence, …

ONE FOOT IN THIS ROOM AND ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE

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On the morning of Sunday, May 13th, (1962) Vishnu was sitting on the doorstep of the hall in Guruprasad. Baba saw him and remarked to Nariman, “Vishnu has one foot in this room and one foot in the grave.” At the time, none of the men understood what Baba meant. That afternoon, Guruprasad was filled to overflowing during a program …

YOU HAVE LEFT OUT THE MOST SIGNIFICANT PART

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A Catholic priest, Father Anthony, the principal of Saint Catherine of Siena School in Bombay, came for Meher Baba’s darshan on May 12th, 1960. This Catholic priest had dedicated his life to serving the poor. Baba remarked to him: I am well pleased with your work among destitute and abandoned children. By serving the abandoned, you are really serving Jesus …

IN THE FIRE OF LOVE, ALL DIRT IS AUTOMATICALLY CONSUMED

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One devoted couple, who met Baba for the first time during his visit to Myrtle Beach, was Fred and Ella Winterfeldt, two German immigrants who had settled in New York, where they had met and married. Both were interested in finding a spiritual Master. Fred, age fifty-four, had been searching for many years, and Ella, age fifty-five, had felt a …

ONE SHOULD ASPIRE FOR SUCH A DRINK!

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One day, Baba (May 1960) 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 …

GOD IS ONE, INDIVISIBLE

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(May 1960) God is One, Indivisible. The many divisions you see are only apparent. They are the outcome of ignorance. How can this be explained? How can ignorance know itself as ignorance? The dream state that you experience will give you some idea about this. Suppose you go to sleep, and I appear to you in your dream, saying: “Shastri, …

IN RESPONSE TO THE SILENT YEARNINGS . . .

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Two days later, on May 5th, (1961) Baba had this circular issued throughout India: Avatar Meher Baba is happy in the way his lovers are doing their best to help him remain absolutely undisturbed in his strict seclusion. He says that his seclusion will continue to remain as such, and he wants his loved ones also to continue to help …

ALL THE THREE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD ARE LINKED WITH ONE ANOTHER

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(May 1958) To experience your Real Self is the Goal. You are and you will ever be. There is no one else but you. Instantly, in a flash, you will know everything, including why you have no beginning and no end. But this knowing will have nothing whatsoever to do with mind, or reason, or logic. It is beyond mind. …

I HAVE SAVED YOU FOR MY WORK

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Rano had been suffering a very high temperature since the end of April. Her face was swollen, she had a rash on her chest and her skin itched. The doctor told Baba that there was little hope for her survival. Baba called Dr. Nilu from Rahuri, who properly diagnosed her illness as scarlet fever. Nilu began treating her according to Baba’s advice. (1) When in Nasik, …

INAGURATION OF MEHER ASHRAM

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The official opening ceremonies for Meher Ashram were held on Sunday, May 1st, 1927. A procession started at two-thirty, and Baba, the mandali, the pupils and teachers all joined in. They paraded to the family quarters, led by a band and a group of lejim dancers shouting and playing musical instruments. (1) When they arrived, bhajans were sung, Baba’s arti was performed, and he distributed …

RESULT OF NOT FOLLOWING BABA’S INSTRUCTIONS

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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, …

WHATEVER YOU HAVE GIVEN ME IS TOO MUCH

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Daulat Singh was practicing medicine in England when he had a dream in which the disciple Bhabhanand introduced him to his Master. This was Meher Baba, although Dr. Singh had never met either Bhabhanand or Baba. In the dream, the Master urged Dr. Singh, “Leave England and return to India. I have connections with you.” Dr. Singh followed the advice, …

FOREIGN DONATION CHECKS

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=== FORWADED MESSAGE === “Jai Baba,   Many overseas Baba lovers send their loving donations by physical checks drawn on their Bank A/c.  As per the changed rules the Bank is asking us to provide a scan copy of the donor’s Photo Identity like current passport, driving license, etc. Moreover for collecting a foreign check involves time & additional cost to …

TANTRIC POWERS HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH THE SPIRITUL PATH

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(April 28, 1963) Dr. Bharucha told Baba of a man in his home town (Navsari) who professed to have the power to drive out evil spirits from people possessed by them. Bharucha asked Baba, “How are such powers developed, and are the people who have them really advanced souls on the path?” In reply, Baba stated: It is possible to …

AS GOOD IS NECESSARY, LIKEWISE BAD IS ALSO NECESSARY

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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 …

TRY TO ATTRIBUTE ALL YOUR ACTS TO GOD AND LET RESULTS BE HIS

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On April 25th, (1934) Meher Baba gave a short discourse about taking action without caring about the results, referring in particular to Mahatma Gandhi: Even a great soul like Gandhi worries, because he wants results. One must sincerely try to do his duties, but the results must always be left with God. Worrying about the results is no good and …

ALTHOUGH YOU ARE FAULTLESS, STILL YOU ARE AT FAULT

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THE TWO NEW RULES came into effect and, according to the second rule, on April 24th, (1924) Meher Baba bowed down to Padri for not following his instructions. Nervous happened to be standing by and, to tease him, Baba bowed to him also. But Nervous took it seriously and, weeping, was on the brink of leaving Meherabad. Baba tried to console …

GOD ONLY IS. SAMADHI IS A BLUFF

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In Nasik on April 23rd, (1937) Baba gave an explanation about the seven spiritual planes and also stated: I am in Sahaj Samadhi every second. This state means: “I am everywhere; I am in everything; I am in everyone.” That is why to know me you have to realize the Self. You see me ordinarily in the physical body – but I …

COMMUNICATION FROM THE CHAIRMAN, AVATAR MEHER BABA TRUST, AHMEDNAGAR

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Dear Meherabad Residents and Community, In recent days we have been hearing that there is concern and confusion amongst Baba lovers about some aspects of the covid situation here at Meherabad. In order to clear up that confusion we will be writing a Tavern Talk to update everyone on the current situation at Meherabad, but it is important that those …

WHY TRY TO BE UNHAPPY BY WANTING THINGS?

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Baba mentioned this problem and explained the difference between needs and wants: As I said this morning, “It is time we started dying.” Dying not the ordinary death, but the death of low desires. It is all bliss everywhere, but all people are miserable because of ignorance which forces them to fulfill desires. Yet the goal of each and every one is to attain …

THE AVATAR’S CIRCLE

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(20 April 1955) In the case of the Avatar, it is different. He has ten circles in all. The first or inner circle of the Avatar consists of twelve men with an appendage of two women; and each of the following nine outer circles consists of twelve persons, both men and women. In all there are one hundred and twenty …

MANZIL-E-MEEM PERIOD ENDS

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TO SUMMARIZE MANZIL-E-MEEM: Prior to the ten-month stay in Bombay, Meher Baba’s relationship with the mandali had been one that exists between good friends. Those who acknowledged him to be their Master or Guru were unaware of the significance and absolute necessity of obedience to all his orders. In Manzil-e-Meem, this relationship completely changed. The mandali were made to be aware …

THE DREAM OF MATERIALISM

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On Wednesday, April 18th, (1962) Baba gave this discourse on the Dream of Materialism: The condition of the world, the strife and uncertainty that is everywhere, the general dissatisfaction with, and rebellion against, any and every situation shows that the ideal of material perfection is an empty dream and proves the existence of an Eternal Reality beyond materiality. For if …

HOW COULD I SIT BEFORE THE EMPEROR

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During this fast, Baba was merged in mast work. Kaka and brother Jal had brought a high mast from Ellichpur, named Gulab Shah, on April 17th.(1939). When Kaka and Jal first contacted him in Ellichpur and were trying to persuade him to come with them to see Baba, the mast told those surrounding him in the street, “There is One who wants to …

ENTERTAINMENT FOR BABA

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Once (April 1942) in Dehra Dun a singer from Tehri Garhwal came and sang before Baba and the women. (Mehera did not appear.) The singer had no teeth, but boasted that the maharaja of Tehri Garhwal had compared him to Tansen, the celebrated singer in king Akbar’s court. He sang the song, “Set aside your veil and you will see …

YOU ARE ISHWAR

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(April 1926) 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; it was put into a cage …

IT IS IMPOSSIBLE FOR YOU TO WANT WHAT I WANT

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On April 14th,(1959) Deshmukh broached the subject of a certain young man he had chosen as a husband for his daughter, Sanjeevani. Baba replied, “I don’t like it; he is not suitable.” Earnestly, Deshmukh rejoined, “Baba, the fellow is very good. He is educated and comes from a good family.” Seeing that Deshmukh had already settled things, Baba relented, “If …

A WOMAN IS MAN’S EQUAL

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When Baba was sitting for the final session with the sculptor Edward Merrett on April 13th, (1932) a newspaper reporter came to watch and asked Baba: “It is said that a woman is a drag on man in his attainment of divine grace. All the saints …” Baba interrupted, emphatically spelling out, “No! A woman can play an important part …

NEVER, NEVER GO TO ANYBODY ELSE!

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One afternoon Baba walked on the veranda and saw Slamson, Padri and another one of the men casually talking with the keeper of the Shiva temple. He immediately sent someone to inquire as to what they were doing by that temple and what they were discussing. The three men went to Baba and explained that they were simply passing the …

REUNITED AFTER FIVE YEARS

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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. …

WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY?

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In Karwar, (April 1940) Baba gave this explanation to the women about spiritual poise: What is spirituality? It is the undoing of what you have been doing since ages. You always thought of selfish motives for eating, preserving your life, and attending to every need with zeal. All these lives you have made a habit of looking to yourself. If …

REAL NON-VIOLENCE

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Mahatma Gandhi had his own ideas of what constituted “non-violence” and “non-violent resistance,” and he did not truly understand the gist of Baba’s message on the subject. Baba sent Chanji again to Delhi to see Gandhi, which he did on April 3rd. (1942) Chanji returned to Dehra Dun and several letters ensued between himself and Gandhi about this subject. Gandhi …

INTOXICATION

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(April 1959) Baba discoursed on God-intoxication and a mast’s “blissful agony.” Part of what he stated about masts on this and other occasions was as follows: One who burns in the fire of Divine Love experiences blissful agony. For him, peacefulness is death and restlessness is life. He never wishes that the fire of love should cool down a bit, …

HUMAN WEAKNESSES OF THE PREVIOUS SIX AVATARS

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When the group assembled in Guruprasad on the afternoon of April 7th, (1963) Baba informed them, “During the last seclusion at Meherazad, I suffered a lot during the last three months due to the strain of my Universal work. Yet despite the strain, I gave several explanations and discourses to the mandali during that seclusion period.” Baba then reiterated and …

I AM USTAD

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ON ONE OCCASION,  a seeker from Bombay named Joshi Maharaj came for Baba’s darshan along with some well-known and highly respected persons from Poona, including Jagannath Maharaj. Joshi Maharaj had previously met Baba at Sakori and at that time had touched Baba’s feet. But this time, since he was accompanied by influential persons and some of his followers, he merely …

I AND MY LOVE WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU – HERE OR HEREAFTER

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Prior to his departure on Saturday, April 5th, 1947, Baba gave this farewell message to his Madras devotees: To the disciples and devotees of Madras and surroundings, my message to them can befittingly be epitomized in one supremely sweet word: LOVE. Love, as you all know, is dynamic in action and contagious in effect. It is only the spiritually alive and …

FORGETFULNESS, HELPLESSNES AND ALL-POWERFULNESS

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During the train ride, at two in the afternoon, Baba gave the following explanation for an hour. Brother Jal read the alphabet board, as Baba dictated: God has experienced three states of consciousness: Forgetfulness, Helplessness and All-powerfulness. In the state of Forgetfulness, God – unconscious of His infinite power, bliss and existence – was perfectly at peace. This state can well …

I WANT SHANTI

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DURING the programs at Madras, thousands filed past Baba after taking darshan. One man took darshan on the night of April 3rd (1947) and was about to walk away when Baba interrupted the flow and called him back. Baba spelled out to him, “I know you.” But none of the local lovers were acquainted with this gentleman. The next morning, …

YOU SHOULD THINK OF ME IN EVERYTHING YOU DO

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Baba had directed the Westerners to do an hour of meditation each morning. On April 2nd, (1937) before leaving for Meherabad, he urged them to take the meditation seriously, and he also stressed to them that they should always think of him in everything they did. He stated: Try to do it very, very seriously as if your very spiritual …

APRIL FOOL

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(April 1959) Bal Natu, a school teacher, was also a resident at Guruprasad for several weeks during his summer vacation. C. D. Deshmukh came to Poona during his summer holidays. He and his family stayed at the Patwardhan Lodge, and he was allowed to visit Guruprasad daily, as was G. S. N. Moorty of Calcutta. Nariman, Katie (Goher’s sister) and …

MY WORDS WILL BE SO SACRED EVEN THEY WIL WORK WONDERS!

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In the evening of March 31st, (1927) after his return from attending a bhajan-kirtan music program in Ahmednagar at the railway colony, Baba gathered the mandali near the dhuni and explained: Hafiz has compared the body with a pot, the soul with smoke, and the sanskaras with a huge stone lying on top of the pot. For all its attempts, …

BABA EXPOUNDS ON THE NATURE OF LOVE

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On March 30th, (1930) some devotees came to Nasik to see Baba who expounded on the nature of love to them:L ove me and you will know me; but I am such a Reality that it is extremely difficult to know me. The price is love. No repetition of God’s name, no penance and no meditation is necessary – only …

BABA TO MURSHIDA IVY DUCE

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n late March, Meher Baba responded to a letter from Ivy Duce dated February 15th, 1948. Baba’s letter, dictated through Dr. Ghani, covered several topics Ivy Duce had raised. Baba also repeated specific instructions he gave Ivy Duce six weeks earlier during their January meeting at Meherazad. The most relevant points are presented here: March 29th, 1948 Dear Mrs. Ivy …

BABA REMARKS ABOUT SNAKES

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The same day (March 28, 1938) a five-foot-long snake was seen outside the kitchen with a sparrow in its mouth. Baba was called, and he came with a few of the men. One man struck the snake on its back, and it released the sparrow which flew away. Baba gave the final killing blow, crushing its head. Later in the …

. . . THEN ONLY DO ALL OUR DOUBTS VANISH

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(March 1953) People of all beliefs were introduced to Meher Baba. Kumar brought an atheist to whom Baba stated: Everyone is an atheist until he finds God by actual experience. It is better to be an atheist and be honest in words and deeds than to pose as a lover of God and lead a dishonest life. God is completely …

WHEN INTELLIGENCE THINKS OF ITSELF, IT REALIZES ITS SELF

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At Shahane’s house on March 25th, (1926) Meher Baba gave the following discourse on intelligence – the use of knowledge by the mind in the state of thinking: Intelligence not thinking is unconsciousness and may be likened to sound sleep. Thinking and imagination are latent in intelligence. When intelligence thinks of Itself, it realizes Its Self and is God. When …

WHAT IS LIFE?

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(March 1953) FROM THE ASYLUM for the Blind in Dehra Dun several men came for Baba’s darshan. Although they could not see Meher Baba’s physical form, they had an appreciation of his love which they could feel. Baba consoled them: “The whole world is blind because it cannot see God as Truth, and whatever it sees is false. From that …

WHAT WILL YOU GAIN BY HAVING A STATUE BUILT?

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(March 1957) After lunch, a meeting of the Andhra lovers was held, during which Kodury Krishna Rao expressed his desire to commission a statue of Baba for Kovvur. Baba remarked to him, “Install me in your heart! What will you gain by having a statue built?” Kodury replied, “The statue will serve as a medium to keep you in my …

RETAINING CONTACT WITH THE AVATAR

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Narayana Rao asked, “How can we retain contact with the Avatar constantly?” In response, Baba clarified: He means that now that Baba is physically among us, we feel the contact. But when Baba physically leaves us, this contact gradually cools down. How to retain it constantly? I will explain. Do you feel constantly hungry? When you are hungry, you take …

LEARN TO LIVE LIKE A STONE

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March 21st was the Parsi New Year of Jamshed-e-Navroz. On this festival, it is customary to have a sweet, cool drink made with milk called falooda. When Baba came to Rosewood, he told Bhau to go back to Grafton to bring the drink. Bhau thought some servant would be there to carry the large pot of liquid, but as soon as he …

BABA EXPLAINS “THE DREAM OF CREATION”

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Baba explained about “the dream of creation:” All this is a delusion. Whatever you see, what you hear and what you think is all illusion. Whatever you see externally, that, too, is imagination. But its grip is so tight that you cannot free yourselves. You are the possessors of Infinite Knowledge, Infinite Power and Infinite Bliss; but you are so …

NOW I WILL TOUCH YOUR FEET AND YOU WILL HAVE TO SHARE WITH ME IN THE SIN

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Rustom Kaka Hathidaru (1) operated the movie projector in Sarosh Cinema and had been in Meher Baba’s contact since 1925. His wife, Kaku, had likewise been in the Master’s orbit since her childhood, and their home was always filled with talk about Baba. The assistant operator was a Christian named Bhasker Rao Pawar. Hathidaru would speak to him about Baba, but the …

SIGNING OF “GOD SPEAKS”

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On March 18th, (1955) Baba began signing approximately five hundred title pages of the book God Speaks, soon to be published in America. (1) The following is the promotional book review of God Speaks written by the scholar W. Y. Evans-Wentz, entitled The Uniqueness and Paramount Value of God Speaks: No other Teacher in our own time or in any known …

LOVING GOD

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“How can we love God?” one visitor asked. (March 1953) How to love God? How do you love anything? If you fall in love with a beautiful girl, what happens? No system or principle exists for such a man. He will not fear ridicule. If people call him mad, he does not mind. To lose oneself to find the Beloved …

THE POWER OF MY NAME

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…(In March 1930) The group’s conversation topic turned to wild animals, for there were tigers, lions and bears roaming the jungles surrounding Mysore. Meher Baba advised: If you ever come across any such savage animals, or if you find yourselves in a perilous situation, cry out my name loudly. I will then save you. Even if you die, you should …

THESE ZEALOTS ARE MORE DANGEROUS

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During March, 1936, the question of whether or not to establish an ashram in Mysore was being seriously discussed between Baba and the mandali. However, Baba expressed that the people of Mysore were far too traditionally religious-minded and since they were so entangled in orthodox religiosity, it would be difficult to free them of their narrow-minded prejudices so his ashram …

LET THE CLOCK BE HERE OR THERE, BUT WHY MOVE IT?

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In late March, (1927) a young sadhu wandered into Meherabad and approached Baba begging for money to go to Hardwar. Baba took a special interest in him and gave him this discourse: The meaning of a sadhu is one who performs spiritual practices with the object of controlling the mind. But since you are unable to keep your mind under control, what do …

YOU ARE IN ROME AND I AM AT HOME!

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On March 13th, (1937) Baba was in Nasik. Malcolm Schloss had met a Catholic priest at a religious conference in Nasik and he urged the priest to meet Baba, but he declined. When he told Baba, he also seemed uninterested. However, due to Malcolm’s persuasion a meeting was arranged. The following conversation between the priest and Meher Baba then ensued: …

11TH LEGACY PROGRAMME – MARCH 13 AND 14, 2021 FROM MEHERABAD

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Dear baba lovers, Jai Baba! You have already been informed of the schedule of talks over the coming weekend for the Annual Legacy Programme, co-ordinated by Dr. Gokaran Shrivastrava from Meherabad. Dr.  Gokaran has asked us to let you know that these programmes will be posted on You Tube some time after March 20, 2021. Those who have missed seeing …

WHY BABA HAD COME TO SITAPUR

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Later that same day, March 12th, (1942) accompanied by Kaka, Gustadji and Baidul, Baba went to Gorakhpur in search of masts, visiting many places along the way. Once during the tour, Baba stopped in Sitapur. Although according to their itinerary they were not to stop there, and neither could they find a mast, it became evident to the mandali why …

SIGNIFICANCE OF HOLI

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On March 11th, 1922, the Hindu festival of Holi (Fire) was celebrated with a game of atya-patya and later by burning a fire in an earthen pit. Baba himself threw a fragment of wood into the fire and the Holi festival was started. He explained, “The fire is symbolic of the fire of divine love and the wood represents the lower self …

ALL ARE PART OF MY UNIVERSAL BODY

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. . . Dr. Jamshed D. Patel of Bangalore and Mr. N. Pestonji came to see Meher Baba. The following is a part of their conversation: Baba spelled from the alphabet board, “Although I am in seclusion and keep silence throughout, I am now very busy working internally for future developments. You will see the upheavals that will take place …

I WILL STAY HERE FOR ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED YEARS!

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Since his return from Bombay at the end of 1926, Baba had been staying in the Jhopdi at lower Meherabad. But from March 9th, 1927, he began spending the night in the table-cabin near the dhuni. The handmill was fixed outside its entrance and he again began grinding corn for a few hours each day. When Baba changed his seat …

NOTHING CAN EVER BE SERIOUS EXCEPT . . .

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The public darshan was held on Sunday, March 6th, (1960) in Khushru Quarters from morning until 2:00 P.M., and nearly eight thousand five hundred persons availed themselves of his darshan. The Ahmednagar bhajan group sang as Baba handed out prasad to the many people who had come from distant places such as Bombay, Poona, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi and Hamirpur. Bal …

DEEPLY MOVED BY HIS RADIANCE AND GLOWING FEATURES

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On March 7th, (1927) Chanji brought all his relatives from Poona to Meherabad. Chanji’s brother, Naoroji H. Dadachanji, had taken a contract to build a boys’ hostel for Parsis in Poona and had been living there with his family for some time. Naoroji’s family consisted of his wife, Bachamai; three daughters, Arnavaz, Nargis and Rhoda; and a four-month old son, Tehemtan. …

I AM GOD, A CROOK AND E VERYTHING IN BETWEEN

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A very large darshan program was scheduled to take place in Ahmednagar on March 6th, (1960) before Baba left for Guruprasad. The Navsari group had come for this, and Baba called them to Meherazad the day before. Many newcomers were in the group. Hoshang Bharucha’s brother, Marzban, was among them and Baba asked him, “What do you think I am?” …

WHY DID JESUS SAY DIFFERENT THINGS?

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. . . on March 5th, (1928) the Master revealed what Jesus the Christ said: If poor God were only to sit in heaven like a thief, then He must be pitied. If Jesus said that God is in heaven, then he was not the Christ. But I know that he was perfect and divine, God-incarnate, and never meant that. What …

THE INNER PATH AND THE PLANES

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At a later time, (March 1937) Meher Baba revealed much more about the inner path and the planes: The spiritual path is the inner planes. There are three main types of persons on the path – on the planes: the intoxicated ones called masts, the sober called saliks, and those who strive on their own efforts called the yogis. The …

REMEMBERING PAST LIVES

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Leaving Madras on March 3rd, (1930) they proceeded to Bangalore. On the way, Sadashiv told Baba, “There is a person in Mysore who remembers his past lives. I’ve read that he recognizes his previous parents, their home and every detail.” Baba commented briefly: There are such people who abruptly remember events of their past lives. They generally are those who …

THE ATMA’S LOVE OF PLAY

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“The Atma’s Love of Play:” (March 2, 1954) Each and every seemingly individual soul (atma) is destined to realize its One Indivisible Self. As soon as the atma begins to unfold to the first faint consciousness of its Infinite and Eternal State, it is confronted by its own shadow. The atma gets immediately lost in the consciousness of this shadow …

BOMBAY CENTRE TO REMAIN CLOSED TILL FURTHER NOTICE

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Dear Baba lovers, Jai Baba! As you know, our “Meher Hall” is housed in a Co-operative Housing Society. Yesterday, we were informed by the Secretary of the Society  that two of the residents in our Society have been  infected with Covid -19, one of whom is on the same floor as our Centre. The Secretary asked that the Centre be kept closed …

BABA’S WORK

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What is Baba’s work? It is to explain to people who and what Baba is. Baba has always emphasized that one should love all, slander no one, not make others suffer and have a pure heart. Baba is the Avatar of the Age and the greatest work anyone can do is to love Baba as Baba ought to be loved. …

FREED FOREVER FROM THE ROUNDS OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS

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On Sunday, February 27th, 1965, Kaikobad’s eldest daughter, Meheru, died on Meherabad Hill after suffering very severe burns in a cooking fire accident. She was forty-four. While dying, Baba’s name was continuously on her lips. Baba remarked, “Meheru has come to me and is freed forever from the rounds of births and deaths.” Kaikobad was in Meherazad and did not …

UNEXPECTED BUT WELCOME VISITOR

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(25th Feb. 1965) That morning at Meherazad, an unexpected but welcome visitor arrived. It was Begum Akhtar. She came to Ahmednagar to give a concert arranged by the local Center for Baba’s birthday, and wished to sing a few ghazals for Baba as her personal offering of love. Even though she was tired after the long train journey and her …

I AM NEVER BORN. I NEVER DIE.

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… Ramjoo read out Filis Frederick’s editorial in The Awakener (January 1954 issue) on “The Divine Birth.” At 9:30 A.M., Ramjoo read out this message, which Baba had dictated shortly before leaving Mahabaleshwar: I am never born, I never die. Yet, every moment, I take birth and undergo death. The countless illusory births and deaths are necessary landmarks in the progression of man’s consciousness to …

PADA-PUJA AND LOVE OFFERINGS.

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(Feb. 1958) Now we have finished with spirituality for the day. Let us come back to the worldly plane a little. The time is now 10:45 A.M. It has come to my notice that last evening there was confusion and dissension over the twenty-four persons to be chosen to wash my feet and the placing of love-offerings at my feet …

NAAZ AND NIAZ

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. . . Baba informed Ramjoo he wanted to dictate something about the Sufi terms “naaz and niaz,” and asked for Kishan Singh, who was not present but doing some work where the mandali were staying. Baba complained, “Whenever I get the urge to say something important, things go wrong; either the microphone does not work, disturbances take place, the …

ZOOM AND YOU TUBE LINKS FOR BABA’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION PROGRAMMES

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Dear Baba lovers, Jai Baba! The following are the Bombay Centre’s YouTube and Zoom links for the morning and evening programmes of  Beloved Baba’s Birth Anniversary Celebrations on Thursday the 25th February 2021. Kindly circulate the same to all your family and friends. https://youtube.com/channel/UC72FBzwomRaLDYgoB0ag4Nw https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89005078722?pwd=cVVhUXMwMFZhaitlUzFGck9qd092Q Meeting ID: 890 0507 8722 Passcode: 25feb In Baba’s love, Mehernosh N. Mehta, Hon. Secretary

IF YOU CAN GRASP THIS, YOU WILL GET THE LIGHT!

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After returning to Ahmednagar, on February 22nd, (1948) Baba in the evening discussed matters with the men mandali in the Ice Factory bungalow. In the course of the conversation, the subject of the Master’s manifestation came up and Baba asked those present, “What do you think constitutes one hundred percent proof of my manifestation as the Avatar?” Dr. Ghani, Dhakephalkar, …

THE THREE MESSAGES

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Baba concluded, “I am most slippery. You will never catch hold of me because, being divine, I am also very human. Only if you lose your will one hundred percent in my will, will you know me; otherwise not.” (21 Feb. 1954). Baba then asked Eruch to read out the three messages that Baba had dictated. The first message was: …

MASTER OF DESTINY

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The incident of birth is common to all life on earth. Unlike other living creatures which are born insignificantly, live an involuntary life and die an uncertain death, the physical birth of human beings connotes an important and, if they are circumspect about it, perhaps a final stage of their evolutionary progress. Here onward, they no longer are automatons but …

MORNING AND EVENING VIRTUAL PROGRAMMES ON 127TH BABA’S BIRTHDAY, THURSDAY, 25TH FEBRUARY 2021

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Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre present Avatar Meher Baba  127th Birthday Celebration MORNING PROGRAM ON THURSDAY 25TH OF FEBRUARY 2021 Program mode Virtual YouTube – https://youtube.com/channel/UC72FBzwomRaLDYgoB0ag4Nw 4:30 am – Devotional Songs 4:55 am – Silence 5:00 am – Repetition of God’s name, prayers 5:15 am – Happy Birthday song 5:20 am – ENTERTAINING HIM 6:30 am – Aarti EVENING PROGRAM …

WHY IS IT THAT THE OUTSIDERS GET GREAT EXPERIENCE OF YOUR DIVINITY?

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Meanwhile, a Muslim named Maulvi Abdul Wahid of Hyderabad arrived in Bombay in search of a friend and stayed in the mosque at Dadar. While he was meditating in the mosque, he saw a bright light issuing from the Manzil. He immediately sensed that there must be a “holy” or “divine personality” inhabiting the building. The next day, when he …

DO THE WRITE THING!

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✍️DO THE WRITE THING✍️ Ever thought you could write ? Well here’s your chance !! The Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre Invites you to write a 20-30 min original script in English or Hindi on any  of the following topics. 1. Surrenderence 2. Love 3. Obedience 4. Sacrifice 5. Honesty We would be honoured to present the best suited script …