STATES AFTER DEATH

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. . . the Master explained to the mandali about the state after death: (Sept. 1926). A person dies when his sanskaras are exhausted – spent in full. After a person dies his sanskaras snap the mind’s connection with the gross body, and at that time he receives such a shock that he forgets every incident of his past life. …

ONLY THROUGH LOVE CAN REALIZATION BE ATTAINED

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Henry J. Strutton, editor of the Occult Review magazine, came to meet Baba (Sept. 1931). Explaining about the role of the intellect and the heart, Baba stated: There is a vast difference between the intellect and the heart. It would be wonderful if both were used for the highest good, but to have only intellect with a dry heart is …

MEDITATE ON THE HIGHEST IDEAL. THAT IS LOVE.

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(Sept. 1931) It is not within the bounds of the intellect to judge spiritual perfection or to enter the realms of One who has attained perfection. This can only be achieved through love – surpassing the intellect. This love is born only in the pure heart of a real lover of God. It can never blossom in the hearts of …

SCREENING OF BABA FILM ON SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

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Dear Baba lovers, Last Sunday, September 8, the Centre had screened a Baba film. This is what our Trustee, Sam E. Patell had to say about it: “Dear Baba Lovers, On Sunday the 8th  Sept. a  movie was screened depicting the stories by Baba’s nephews Rustom  Sohrab and their talk during a youth adult Sahvas.In spite of the heavy rains …

WHEN THE MANDALI SAID IT WAS A MIRACLE, BABA LOOKED INNOCENT

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Later that same day, at about 2:30 P.M., while driving to Gulbarga, Baba saved them from being involved in a serious auto accident. The mandali could only describe it as a miracle. There was no other explanation to show how the car, which had slipped from the incline of the road into a deep hole and gone over completely on …

PILGRIMAGE TO MEHERABAD & MEHERAZAD IN OCTOBER 2019

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Jai Baba Dear Baba family, Under the aegis of Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre a trip is planned to Meherabad & Meherazad in October ( Diwali vacation time) : From Friday the 25th to Tuesday the 29th The Centre is staging a play ‘ The life of Dr. Abdul Ghani Munseif with Meher Baba’ on Monday the 28th at the …

I KNOW I HAVE HELPED YOU

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OTHER PEOPLE had similar impressions meeting the Master. One lady named Maud McCarthy Foulds had been suffering from asthma. She once described what happened after her first meeting with Meher Baba: (Sept. 1931). I have never met a human being who gives such certainty of inner light so easily, so purely and as naturally as Baba. I was an utter …

DOES IT BEHOOVE YOU TO ASK SUCH SILLY QUESTIONS?

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After staying at Naval and Dina Talati’s for a week, Baba and the mandali shifted to Marker’s bungalow in Kandivli on the 9th of September (1929). As ordered, Dina continued to cook meals for Baba, and Bachamai Dadachanji cooked for the mandali. Baba had ordered Dina not to allow anyone to touch his food while she was preparing it, and …

IN SUCH GREAT UNCERTAINTY, REAL WORK IS BEING DONE

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(Sept. 1942) … Baba explained about his work: Reality IS; unreality is not! Unreality, or Nothing, is in the air. My work, too, is in the air and, because of that, it looks to you uncertain. I often make changes. Several times I have repeated that this is my last fast, this is my last seclusion, this is my last …

FIND ME IN EVERY OTHER HEART

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On that Sunday, September 7th, ​(1937) ​Baba explained to the Western group about individual natures: For me all are equal. Universally, I love everyone equally. However, individually it is a different story. I do not love the cook as deeply as I love you all. Why? Not because she is a cook and you are above her, but because you love me more …

SCREENING OF A BABA FILM ON SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

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Dear Baba-lovers, Jai Baba! There will be screening of a  Baba film on Sunday September 15, 2019 at the Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre, Navyug Niwas, Opp. Minerva Cinema (now demolished), Dr. Dadasaheb Bhadkamkar Marg, (Old Lamington Road) Mumbai 400007. The Sunday Satsang will commence as usual at 5:30 P.M.  and the film will start around 6:00 P.M. You are requested to be …

MIRACLE GREATER THAN THE BLESSING OF RAN

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There had been insufficient rain that year, and the farmers’ crops in Ahmednagar district were failing. Drinking water was likewise becoming a problem, as the wells were drying up. Around noon, on Sunday, September 6th, (1964) thirty Arangaon villagers came to Meherazad in bullock carts, singing the whole distance of about fifteen miles. They hesitated to enter the compound because …

AFTER I DROP MY BODY, THIS ARTI WILL BE SUNG ALL OVER INDIA

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During this period, (September 1967) if Waman Padole was otherwise engaged, Adi Sr. would occasionally send Manek to Meherazad with letters and telegrams. Once when he came, he was holding a copy of Bhau’s Hindi arti (Aadi Sachetana) in his hand. Baba asked, “What are you holding?” Manek told him, and Baba asked Manek to read it to him. He …

THE ONLY ANSWER IS LOVE

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(Sept. 1954) When you are in the grip of the false “I,” which identifies itself with what happens, illusion governs you. But when you know the Truth, you do not identify yourself with it. All we see, hear and experience in the world is not God. Whatever you can understand is not God. Whatever is explained is not God. Whatever …

THROUGH ME YOU ARE SERVING THE WHOLE UNIVERSE

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Meanwhile, in North India, there was a severe drought and thousands of poor people were starving (Sept. 1964). The newspapers were full of descriptions of their plight. In the hall each morning, after attending to the correspondence and pending matters, and if there was time, Baba would state, “Now let’s have some bogus news,” meaning Eruch should read out the …

THE GREATER THE OPPOSITION FROM MAYA THE BETTER THE RESULT

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I used to say to the mandali that in God’s work Maya always opposes; it is necessary. Just as illusion is necessary for the realization of God, so Maya’s force in opposing God’s work gives strength to the work. The greater the opposition from Maya the better the result. Before the mass darshan on the 12th, Ahmednagar had had a …

DO IT FOR FOUR SECONDS EVERY DAY

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(Sept. 1954) When you remember me, you are in sahaj dnyan (God’s company or presence). The question is how to remember me. The easiest and surest way is to do as I tell you. It will be somewhat of a task at first, as when you start to run you feel it too much (sore muscles); but when you are …

MAYA

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From the 14th of August to the end of October 1959, Maya will try to make everything go against me. Maya, the Master Showman who displays things that do not really exist, will perform its master trick of making everything, including my health, body, energy, words and promises seem to go against me, and this will automatically test the extent …

WITH GOD AS MY ONLY GUIDE

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In Karachi, Chanji booked berths on a ship bound for Europe. Soon after, however, Baba instructed him to cancel it and book cabins on the S. S. Rajputana instead. It was difficult on such short notice for Chanji to obtain a refund and tickets for a different ship, and he wondered why this last minute change was necessary; Jamshed Mehta, too, was …

THE MIRROR IS UNCHANGING

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Once, when Baba was in an open mood, Sarosh asked him, “Why do you sometimes get so angry with us?” Meher Baba replied: I am never violent or angry. For me anger, pride, lust, happiness or misery do not exist. Nothing like that exists for me. But when I appear angry at someone, it is his anger that expresses itself through me. I am …

DON’S IS THE ONLY CORRECT AND LOGICAL ANSWER

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On the morning of the 28th of August, (1939) during the usual talks with the men mandali, Baba abruptly started asking each one in the room, “Where is God? … Where is God?” All replied spontaneously. Jehangir Wankadia, a scholar of Eastern philosophy, and who had come with Adi Sr. from Meherabad on the 23rd, said, “Everywhere.” Nilu pointed to …

BABA’S MESSAGE TO THE YOUTH

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Meher Baba had dictated the following message, which was published in the September issue (1942) of the Indian magazine for youth, Comrade: It is the privilege of youths to be full of energy and hope. Not being caught up in any grooves, their dreams about the future have the advantage of being inspired by an unfettered imagination. In the glow …

A GHAZAL FROM BABA

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During his nightwatch on Friday, August 26th, 1960, Baba dictated this ghazal to Bhau in Hindi: Do not fall in love with Maya, it will ruin you. It will drag you from love and leave you a pauper. Surrender to the Perfect Master, he will better your lot He will adorn you with the jewelry of spirituality and make you …

PRAYER FOR BABA LOVERS DICTATED BY BABA

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Baba came into the hall on August 25th, (1959) after working with Kaikobad. The men assembled before him. For some time, Baba sat with his eyes closed. He stretched and rested his legs on the bamboo stool. A bed sheet was    spread over his legs for warmth. After resting for some time in this position, Baba signaled for the …

THE REASON I CAME TO EGYPT IS TO VISIT THIS CHURCH

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On August 24th, (1932) Baba rode a donkey to the pyramids and Sphinx in Gizeh, and also visited the local zoo. In Cairo, Baba revealed to Kaka and Chanji, “The Coptic Church contains a cave where Mary and Joseph stayed after fleeing Herod. The reason I came to Egypt is to visit this church.” Led by Baba, they visited the …

DO NOT SEEK MATERIAL PLEASURE AND YOU WILL FIND SPIRITUAL TREASURE

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On August 23rd, (1960) Baba stated: “Seek and you shall find” has become such a commonplace slogan that spiritual aspirants have begun to wonder what it means. To them I say: “Do not seek and you will find.” Do not seek material pleasure and you will find the spiritual treasure. This means, seek only God by not seeking material pleasure …

YOU CANNOT ESCAPE, BUT YOU CAN BECOME DETACHED

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I am in all – in both great and petty things. All are nothing, so why give importance to anything? I take as much enjoyment in looking after the mad, being with the mandali, ordering my agents, looking after the great Universal work, as in bringing eggs to Hedi (Mertens) and mail for you all. You cannot escape petty things, …

BUT WHAT WAS BABA’S JUSTICE?

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(Aug. 1938) An old villager was brought by force to Meherabad by Dada Patil. The man had a bullock cart, which Pendu had hired to bring materials to Meherabad, but he was caught with some wooden planks he had stolen from the stockpile on the Hill. Baba had come to lower Meherabad that day, and the villager was brought before …

NEVER DO AS I DO, BUT DO AS I SAY

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During the month of August, Baba often remarked that Upasni Maharaj would come to the Manzil and give darshan, and that the mandali should be prepared for his arrival, although he never did show up. For relaxation, Baba would go to Munshi Rahim’s house to play cards. Once, while playing cards at Munshi’s, he quietly stole a card from Ramjoo, …

THE IMPORTANT THING IS TO SEE ME IN EVERYONE

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(In Aug. 1956) After a few minutes of silent meditation, Baba instructed the group to meditate on his name every Wednesday at midnight. Through Eruch, he stated to the group: We are pleased to meet you – Dante loves Baba. He told you all about Baba today. Baba loves him, but the important thing is one should see me in …

GOD WANTS TO GIVE THEM GOD, BUT THEY WANT TO PRAY!

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DURING THIS PERIOD, (August 1938) Padri once brought a qawaal singer to the P.W.D. bungalow to entertain Baba. Baba met with him for a while and the man said, “How good is my luck that I have met you today. I wish someday to compose ghazals and sing them before you, Hazrat.” Baba replied, “If you want to sing, sing now …

I WAS HERE AS JESUS

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AFTER TWO WEEKS along the Italian Riviera, (17 Aug. 1932) Baba entrained with all from Santa Margherita to Venice on August 17th. (1932).  Kitty was supervising every detail of their journey. They changed trains in Genoa, and Enid Corfe joined them in Milan. The compartment was packed, but they arrived safely the next morning in Venice, where they checked into …

OUR WAYS ARE QUITE OPPOSITE TO THE WAYS OF THE WORLD

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Meher Baba would explain about the past Avatars to the mandali. On August 16th, (1926) he revealed about Prophet Muhammad: Infidels knocked out the teeth of Prophet Muhammad and he did not let out even a single sigh! As Masters, our ways are quite opposite to the ways of the world. We outwardly harass those who love us, and we …

MENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS

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Those on the mental planes are not conscious of the gross or subtle planes. How then is it possible for one on the mental plane to speak, eat, drink, et cetera – in short, to perform actions similar to those of an ordinary man on the gross plane? It is just as we hear of persons walking, or eating, drinking, …

ONLY THE ONE WHO LOVES CAN SERVE

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God as God alone is not consciously man, and man as man alone is not consciously God. Only the God-Man is consciously both God and man; so the God-Man is both Lord and the servant of the universe. Lord, in the state of helping all souls progress toward Reality. Servant, as consciously bearing the burden of all. To serve him who serves …

HAD I NOT SAVED THAT MAN, HE WOULD HAVE TURNED INTO ASHES

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(Aug. 1944) In Mangom, Baba communed with a jalali mast named Pandit Kashkak. He was a very high and powerful old mast, nearly seventy years old. He was mostly of a jalali temperament, and his fiery physical appearance reminded Baba of Upasni Maharaj when he encountered him. When Baba was working alone with Pandit Kashkak, Baig sneaked around and curiously …

AS IF IN AN ADDITIONAL TRIBUTE TO GULMAI, THIS WAS THE LAST TIME BABA EVER WENT TO MEHERABADbad.

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MEANWHILE, Adi’s mother Gulmai’s ill condition, due to kidney disease, worsened in August. While at Meherabad on August 6th, (1962)  Baba informed Padri to be prepared for Gulmai’s burial on the Hill, as she would be dying shortly. On the evening of August 8th, Gulmai’s condition became serious, and Adi sent Sarosh to Meherazad to inform Baba. Baba instructed Sarosh …

WHAT A LOVE BLESSING

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Meanwhile, an account of Baba’s accident in America had been reported in the Times of India. As a result, a false rumor about Mehera’s demise had reached the ears of Baba’s bitterest opponent, Colonel M. S. Irani. Mehera was the Colonel’s niece. So, according to Baba’s wish, the following telegram was sent to him: “Mehera is alive. Love blessings, Meher …

DANCING – A PART OF GOD

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On another occasion, (Aug. 1932) Delia and Margaret were sitting in the walled garden at the back of Fiorenza. It was after lunch and all the others had gone to the town on passport business. Delia and Margaret were not expecting to see Baba, who suddenly appeared with Chanji. Baba smiled like a child and jumped on Margaret’s back in …

NOTHING WAS HEARD OF THE GHOST AGAIN

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(In Aug. 1953) SOMEONE CLAIMED that the mandali’s quarters (at 101 Rajpur Road) housed an “evil spirit.” It was thought to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who had committed suicide there years ago. Krishna Nair wanted a room to himself, because after doing his nightwatch duty he needed to rest for some time during the morning. But …

SPIRITUAL WIRES USED TO HUM

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Later that day, (7 Aug.1926) Baba discussed the current wanderings of Upasni Maharaj and Hazrat Babajan: While I was travelling all over India and Persia, Maharaj kept himself at Sakori. But now that I am staying in Meherabad, Maharaj is travelling from one place to another. As in the case of important dignitaries being received by the nobility and higher …

THIS IS AN EXAMPLE OF OBEYING THE MASTER’S WISH

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According to the Irani calendar, August 6th, (1961) was the Prophet Zarathustra’s birthday. That day, for the first time since he returned from Poona a month ago, Baba left Meherazad and visited Meherabad to see the mandali and the resident families there. On his return, Baba expressed his dissatisfaction with Padri and his management of Meherabad. Pendu and Padri were …

TRANSITORINESS OF LIFE

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Baba again began giving discourses to the boys this same day, which he had stopped since January. Baba explained about the transitoriness of life. Sin and virtue, good and bad, heaven and hell are all bindings because they are transitory and illusory states. But such truths cannot be mentioned to the outside world because most of mankind lacks the preparedness …

I AM IN THIS WORLD TO HELP PEOPLE TO LOVE GOD . . .

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To a group Baba stated: (Aug. 4, 1952) I really am happy to see you today. Let me tell you this fact: there is nothing to worry about, nothing to be disheartened about. We are all, each of us, meant to be happy. God, who is within us all, is to be experienced as infinite happiness, and it can be …

IT IS THIS JOURNEY THAT MATTERS

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Numerous American and Russian rocket space flights were also in the news at this time. One morning, some remark from one of the mandali elicited this response from Baba on the subject of the exploration of space: However far man may fling himself into outer space, even if he were to succeed in reaching the furthermost object in the universe, …

REAL LOVE

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(In Aug. 1956) You assert, “I am God” because you have read and understood intellectually that there is nothing but God. But this assertion “I am God” falls apart, because you and your mind are not united – are not One. This assertion is due to having thoughts. Thinking is there; that means duality is there. There is no direct …

I KNOW THREE THINGS

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(In 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 …

I AM GOD AND TOMORROW I AM COMING TO STAY IN YOUR TOWN

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THEY LEFT Uri at seven-thirty on the morning of July 30th, (1929)  but after going some distance, Baba directed Padri to turn around. Back in Uri, Baba found a blind boy and kindly handed him a cotton scarf. The blind boy was worshiped by the local people, who believed him to be an advanced soul. They then left Uri and …

. . . THEN YOU ARE LIBERATED

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(July 1956) Christ said, “Leave all and follow me.” What did that mean? Don replied, “I assume it means literally to leave everything and follow Christ within yourself.” Then Baba continued: But the meaning behind it was not to leave all these things; not to renounce the world, it was to obey.  Leave all thoughts, your selfish thoughts, and simply obey …

ON PRAYERS

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In Dhulia, (July 1929) 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 …

BELOVED ARCHIVES LAUNCHES PODCAST ‘MEETING MEHER BABA’

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=== FORWARDED MESSAGE AS REQUESTED === Dear Companions,   Beloved Archives has launched a podcast MEETING MEHER BABA.   Please forward our press release to your list and to all those who know about Meher Baba and wish to know more.   Thank you so much. Jai Meher Baba, Naosherwan 501 (c)3 Non-Profit Tax-Exempt Corporation         SAVE …

10TH ANNUAL PROGRAMME ON DISCOVERING THE AVATARIC TREASURE

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Avatar Meher Baba P.P.C. Trust, Ahmednagar 10th Annual Programme on Discovering the Avataric Treasure Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 7th, 8th, and 9th February 2020 First Announcement   The Avatar Meher Baba Trust, through its Library Committee, proposes to hold a three-day programme on “Discovering the Avataric Treasure” on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 7th, 8th, and 9th February 2020 at M.P.C. Meeting Hall, Meherabad. The three-day programme will have …

THIRD ANNUAL A.M.B.P.P.C. TRUST PROGRAMME

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Third Annual A.M.B.P.P.C. Trust Programme “Celebrating a Century of Love from Meher Baba’s Life and Work” Centenary Year 1919 Monday 7th October 2019 at Meherabad M.P.C. Meeting Hall 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. 2019 is the centenary year of the important landmark events in Baba’s life and work during 1919, and a programme will be organised to celebrate this occasion. During …

BABA EXPLAINS AURA AND HALO

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Presented here is Meher Baba’s discourse explaining the difference between an aura and a halo: The aura and the halo are two different things and people are unable to distinguish between the two. Few people know that an aura and a halo are quite different in their respective natures, despite their close interconnection. No man can ever possess both aura and halo completely …

WE MASTERS ALSO WORK AS SWEEPERS

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Pleader was new to the mandali, having recently joined Baba, and expressed his willingness to serve in any way. There were no sweepers in the ashram, and this was a problem as there were no flush toilets or septic tanks. Masaji was given the duty of cleaning the women’s toilets. The men mandali would relieve themselves in the fields, but …

EVERYTHING THAT PEOPLE DO IN THE WORLD IS DONE TO OBTAIN HAPPINESS

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In the P.W.D. bungalow, the Master explained to the women about Maya, sanskaras and yoga. On Sunday, July 24th, (1938) he discoursed about happiness: Everything that people do in the world is done to obtain happiness. People seek power to derive happiness. They strive after money wishing to find happiness through possessions. That is all right when money is used …

THE MAIN THING THAT COUNTS IS LOVE FOR ME

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At 11 A.M., (July 23, 1956) all were called into the interview room. Cameramen from the television station NBC were going to take a short film. Don Stevens read Baba’s message “Deathless Living,” and afterwards Baba stated: It is the birthright of every human being to be happy, but most feel miserable. It is due to the load of sanskaras …

I TOO AM OLD, OLDER THAT THE EARTH. I AM THE OLDEST OF THE OLD.

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During Baba’s visit to New York, many of the Sufis came in his close contact, including Lud Dimpfl and his family, and Joseph Hamad Harb, age fifty-eight, originally from Lebanon. MEHER BABA also gave his touch to others, such as Jean Adriel (who, because she had been ill, had not been able to come to Myrtle Beach), Barbara Mahon, Beryl Williams, …

REMINDER – SCREENING OF BABA FILM TOMORROW SUNDAY JULY 21, 2019

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Dear Baba-lovers, Jai Baba! There will be screening of a  Baba film on Sunday July 21, 2019 at the Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre, Navyug Niwas, Opp. Minerva Cinema (now demolished), Dr. Dadasaheb Bhadkamkar Marg, (Old Lamington Road) Mumbai 400007. The Sunday Satsang will commence as usual at 5:30 P.M.  and the film will start around 6:00 P.M. You are requested …

DO IT EVERY DAY . . . AND YOU WILL ACHIEVE THIS BLISS

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(In July 1956) One who hears the music of God in his heart – such wonderful music, for it is the Original Music – loses his bodily consciousness and sees God everywhere. God is within everyone. He is in all of us, Infinite, All-powerful. The helplessness that you now feel here is because you are now in the body, and …

SCREENING OF BABA FILM ON SUNDAY JULY 21, 2019

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Dear Baba-lovers, Jai Baba! There will be screening of a  Baba film on Sunday July 21, 2019 at the Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre, Navyug Niwas, Opp. Minerva Cinema (now demolished), Dr. Dadasaheb Bhadkamkar Marg, (Old Lamington Road) Mumbai 400007. The Sunday Satsang will commence as usual at 5:30 P.M.  and the film will start around 6:00 P.M. You are requested …

YOU HAVE LOST THE CHANCE

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IN SCARSDALE, (July 1952) meals for Baba and the women were being prepared by a Negro cook named Alberta. She had previously worked for Elizabeth in New York and Filis had hired her to cook for Baba. Baba sent Rano to bring his food. However, it was not ready, and she told the cook, “This is Baba’s mealtime; how is …

EVEN SUCH SENTIMENTS SHOULD HAVE NO PLACE BEFORE MYORDERS

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The following is another important incident which relates to carrying out the Master’s wishes. It happened when Baba first moved to Satara. Baba had sent for Meherjee’s car from Bombay, which his driver was bringing. Some distance from Satara the car met with an accident, and the driver was seriously injured and rushed to the hospital in nearby Wai. When …

BABA RESPONDS TO L. A. REPORTERS

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When a reporter from the L. A. Mirror-News asked what message he had for the world, Baba stated: (July 1956) Philosophers, atheists and others may affirm or refute the existence of God, but as long as they do not deny their very existence, they continue to testify their belief in God; for I tell you with divine authority that God …

TO BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL IN FOLLOWING BABA’S EXACTING ORDERS

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Some work still remained to be completed on the cabin, so Baba did not actually begin his seclusion until the evening of July 15th (1935). No one was allowed near the new cabin unless called by Baba. Padri and Pendu were occasionally called for work. Vishnu came each day from 3 to 4:30 P.M. to attend to correspondence, since Chanji …

HOW CAN ONE GET TO KNOW THE TRUTH?

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Afterwards Baba saw Charles Davy, a reporter for The Observer newspaper. Davy had met Baba the first day. After greeting him, the following exchange took place: (July 1956). Baba stated, “Ask any one question.” Davy asked, “How can one get to know the Truth?” Baba replied, “This question has two answers, one would fill volumes and the other is only …

WHEN WE TRULY DO NOT WANT ANYTHING, WE ARE LIKE EMPERORS

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To a few from the Monday Night group, Baba stated: (July 1956) All this world is nothing, an illusion. I am in everything. I tell you with my authority, I am in everything. Love me in that way and then, when you drop your bodies, you will be with me eternally. To some of the Sufi group, Baba dictated: I …

TWO WAYS OF LOVING GOD

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(In July 1956) After lunch, which was Baba’s only meal of the day and which he took privately upstairs, he came down again for more interviews. Afterwards, he invited all his lovers into the room. They sat down around him as the blinds were drawn open and Lowell Shaw, Charmian Duce, Don Stevens and an NBC-TV cameraman prepared to take …

I LEAVE ALL THIS TO BABA. IT IS HIS WISH, IT IS HIS PLEASURE

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(July 1956) While they waited, Baba chatted lightheartedly with his lovers, who sat around him in a circle on chairs and on the floor. He remarked, “I want you all to listen very carefully to what I say. It appears so simple, yet it is so very important for my lovers. To love me is to lose yourself in me, …

BABA’S STANDING ORDER NOT TO WASTE FOOD

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EVEN THOUGH FASTING, Baba would often serve meals to the mandali and boys, and was careful to see that no food was wasted. On July 9th, (1928) some of the mandali discarded a portion of their lunch. When Baba found out, he asked with obvious displeasure, “Why did you throw away some food?” They replied that he had served them …

BABA HINTS ON HIS INNER WORKING THROUGH THEM

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(In July 1956) Around 7:45 A.M., everyone was assembled around the sandy traffic circle. Baba sat on a pine rail fence overlooking the lake. Filis Frederick described the scene: Presently, he rose and faced west. He was working – his fingers pulsed with the rapid, characteristic gestures. His head was bowed, and his face was drawn and full of suffering. …

BABA’S INNER WORKING

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(In July 1956) It was difficult at times to follow Baba’s orders. On one plane flight, Adi had trouble keeping awake, and Baba teased him about it. The light above Baba’s seat was kept burning all night to keep Adi awake. Baba later commented, “I was doing a lot of work during the flight.” During other plane trips, Meherjee was …

EVERY ACTION THAT YOU DO BINDS YOU . .

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(In July 1956) Don Stevens read The Law of Karma a second time, and Baba asked him again to give the gist of it. Don replied, “Baba, I understand from this that it is quite true that the entire universe is governed by laws. The material world may be less understandable in terms of being governed by laws, but the …

BOMBAY CENTRE TO REMAIN OPEN ON SILENCE DAY, WEDNESDAY 10TH JULY 2019

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Dear Baba-lovers, Jai Baba! Wednesday, July 10, 2019 marks the Ninety-fourth Anniversary of Beloved Baba’s Unique Silence. Many of the Baba-lovers from Mumbai would be on a pilgrimage to Meherabad for the Day and would be observing silence from midnight of July 9 to midnight of July 10. For the benefit and convenience of those who could not be at …

IT IS TIME FOR THE OCEAN TO FLOOD THE RIVERS!

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(July 1953) To know God is to become God. So how can you know what a Perfect Master is unless you become one? I may be either the Avatar, a Sadguru or an ordinary man. I may be anything; I am what you take me to be. If you think I am the Avatar, I am the Avatar; if you …

YOU WILL HAVE TO SEEK THE AID OF THE ONE WHO KNOWS . . .

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(In July 1933) One visitor was C. D. Deshmukh. After completing his philosophy doctorate in London, he came to see Baba and stayed for four days. He asked Baba, “What am I to do now?” Smiling, Baba replied, “Just be sure to not forget me! Look for a job in a university, but with the conviction that you do so …

LAST 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 …

I CONTINUALLY FEEL BOTH INFINITE BLISS AND HUMAN SUFFERING

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(In July 1956) Baba asked Ivy Duce, “What are you thinking?” She replied, “I was wondering what you were thinking!” Baba answered, “I was thinking that God within each of you is free, infinite; yet He feels Himself bound in each of you and therefore He suffers. I am infinitely happy, eternally blissful, yet I suffer every instant through you …

LOVE IS A GIFT RARELY RECEIVED . . .

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During these evening programs at Guruprasad, 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 and whims …

BY ABUSING ME THEY REMEMBER ME

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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 …

HEAVEN’S BLESSINGS

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Sarosh and Viloo’s son, Merwan, returned from England and was to get married to Anita, his Swiss fiancée. One day, (June 1963) he and Sarosh came to Guruprasad, and Merwan said, “Baba, I want your blessings on my wedding day.” Baba gestured, “Granted,” and instructed that after the wedding in Ahmednagar, the bride and groom, and Sarosh and Viloo should …

MAIN STAGES OF 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 aspirant neither feels …

GOOD AND EVIL

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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 in spirituality, …

YOU, YOURSELF, ARE FULL OF UNCLEAN MATTER

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One day, (June 1940) Baba called the “five Bangalore boys” and asked each, “What do you want? What do you want to do in life?” Raju said, “I want to go into business.” Kalappa replied, “I want to deal in cooking oil.” Amdoo said, “I would like to drive a tonga.” Venkoba Rao said, “I want to be a farmer.” …

THE ESSENCE MST BE PREPARED TO CHANGE ITS VERY FORM

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On June 22nd, (1926) Meher Baba revealed: A Sadguru is like an ocean, a limitless stretch of water. Empty your mind of all Mayavic desires and the waters of the ocean will find a way in – the waters of Knowledge, Power and Bliss. The jivanmuktas and majzoobs and other spiritual beings on the subtle and mental planes are the …

I HAVE COME TO THE GARDEN OF ROSES

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ONE DAY  (June 1946) Kaka Baria and Eruch were riding in a horse tonga on their way from Dehra Dun railway station to Niranjanpur when they saw an old man who looked to them like a mast. Eruch and Kaka took him in the tonga, thinking Baba would like to contact the man, and returned to Baba’s bungalow. When the …

WAYS TO GOD-REALIZATION

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The easiest and shortest way to God-Realization is through the contact of a Sadguru, which means keeping the company, or sahavas, of such a Master, obeying him and serving him. This remedy is like a special express train which carries you straight to your destination. The second way is to repeat with all love and in all sincerity any one name …

REVERE MY WORDS RATHER THAN MY THINGS

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One day soon after his return to Meherabad, Baba went to the Family Quarters near Arangaon. He sent for Vishnu. Vishnu came immediately, running to Baba barefooted. After a brief discussion, Baba directed him to go and bring Raosaheb. Vishnu was about to turn back when Baba directed him, “Don’t walk bare-footed; take my sandals.” Vishnu picked up Baba’s sandals, …