MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART EIGHT

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They needed no miracles to keep their faith whole and unswerving ! News had already reached Bombay by the evening of the 31st. Lovers rushed to the station to catch a train or a bus or got into cars and taxies to leave for Meherabad. Some arrived soon after Baba’s body had been placed in the Tomb. Padri and Chhagan stayed …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART SEVEN

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For Baba there is no goodbye ! While the record “Begin the Beguine” was being played several times, Dr. Donkin arrived with an ambulance. Baba was lifted on a stretcher from His room in Meherazad and brought to the men Mandali room. The stretcher was placed on His aluminium bed. The Mandali came one by one and bowed down for …

JANUARY 26, 1933 – GOD CAN BE REALIZED IN EVERY PHASE OF LIFE – ART, SCIENCE, NATURE AND BEAUTY. THIS IS MY RELIGION

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JANUARY 26, 1933 – GOD CAN BE REALIZED IN EVERY PHASE OF LIFE – ART, SCIENCE, NATURE AND BEAUTY. THIS IS MY RELIGION In Bandarawela on January 26th, (1933) Baba met a reporter from the Ceylon Observer who questioned him about Mahatma Gandhi and India, religion, the purpose of his silence and why he had gone to America. The following is …

BOMBAY CENTRE OPEN ON AMARTITHI, SATURDAY JANUARY 31, 2015, DURING POSTED HOURS

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Dear Baba-lovers, Jai Baba! To facilitate those who cannot make it to Meherabad for participating in Beloved Baba’s forty-sixth Amartithi which falls on Saturday, January 31, 2015, it has been decided to keep our Bombay Centre open between 11:00 A.M and 12:30 P.M. (one and half hours) on that Day. The main function at Beloved Baba’s Samadhi on the Meherabad Hill is the observance …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART SIX

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To live eternally in the hearts of all His lovers!   The Mandali around Baba now realised that Baba had dropped His physical body. The reaction of the women Mandali was as womanly as it was heart-achingly understandable. They just could not bring themselves to believe that Baba had dropped His body. Mehera came into Baba’s room when He choked …

JANUARY 1964 – I HAVE COME NOT TO TEACH IT, BUT TO GIVE IT.

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JANUARY 1964 – I HAVE COME NOT TO TEACH IT, BUT TO GIVE IT.   An Indian Hindu scholar named Dr. Subodh Chandra Roy, age fifty, had been teaching in New York at the New School for Social Research since 1948. One day after a lecture, a lady named Rose Garbade (who had met Baba in America in 1958) gave Chandra …

JANUARY 24, 1956 – KUMTHA DARSHAN.

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JANUARY 24, 1956 – KUMTHA DARSHAN.   After returning to Satara, Mauni Bua came and beseeched Baba to give darshan in the village of Kumtha, fifteen miles away, where Mauni Bua had been actively spreading Baba’s love. None of the two thousand villagers had met Baba or had his darshan before, and they were eager for it. Baba acquiesced and …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART FIVE

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It is getting late ! After Padri gave Baba the fourth dose, Baba for the last time then enquired whether Dr. Ginde had come. He was answered in the negative. Baba gestured, “By this time he should have come, it is getting late.” The Mandali were too busy attending to Baba’s needs and this statement did not make them suspect …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART FOUR

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Baba’s greatness lies not in His manifestation, but in His suffering for the cause of humanity!   Bhau Kalchuri, who was constantly near Baba on the last night said that at 9:30 p.m. Baba told him, “I am not this body.” At 10:30 p.m. and again at 12:30 a.m. Baba told him, “Don’t Worry.” At 3:45 a.m. on Friday, 31st …

JANUARY 23, 1952 – ALL RITES, RITUALS AND CEREMONIES OF ALL RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD ARE HEREBY CONSUMED IN THE FIRE

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JANUARY 23, 1952 – ALL RITES, RITUALS AND CEREMONIES OF ALL RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD ARE HEREBY CONSUMED IN THE FIRE On the evening of January 23rd, at seven o’clock, Baba had Gustadji start the dhuni fire. While it was burning, Kaikobad repeated the ancient Persian prayer: The 101 Names of God (1) After this recitation, Kaka and Kaikobad loudly …

JANUARY 1954 – EXISTENCE IS SUBSTANCE AND LIFE IS SHADOW.

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JANUARY 1954 – EXISTENCE IS SUBSTANCE AND LIFE IS SHADOW.   Several days after Baba had settled in Mahabaleshwar, he called Kishan Singh and Kumar from Dehra Dun and dictated the message “Existence Is Substance and Life Is Shadow”: Existence is Eternal, whereas Life is perishable. Comparatively, Existence is what his body is to man, and Life is as the …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART THREE

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The fault lies in your own incapacity to understand Him! On 30th January, (1969) the spasms increased manifold. Even finger movements would precipitate a spasm making it very difficult to read Baba’s gestures. Dr. Grant was called from Poona. He felt Baba’s health was improving and so asked Baba to take a high protein diet. Baba asked him whether he …

JANUARY 21, 1958 – SEVEN MESSAGES DICTATED BY BABA IN BOMBAY.

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JANUARY 21, 1958 – SEVEN MESSAGES DICTATED BY BABA IN BOMBAY.   Baba wished a week’s change of pace before the sahavas began, so on January 21st he was driven to Bombay once again with the men and women mandali and stayed at Ashiana. There too preparations and discussions about the sahavas continued. In Bombay, Baba dictated seven brief messages, …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART TWO

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The shop will now be opened! On the 22nd of December, (1968) Mehera’s birthday was celebrated in the usual manner. About 200 lovers from Bombay had been called for the occasion. On 23rd December Dara, Baba’s nephew, and his wife Amrit, daughter of Shatrugna Kumar of Dehradun were blessed at Meherazad. Baba had taken a great interest in this wedding. …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART ONE

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We sat down under a tree and heard the long story … from Eruch and the other members of the Mandali On the 19th of November, 1968, Beloved Baba asked one of His lovers from the Ahmednagar Meher Baba Centre to cook and send for Him “Sambhar” (curry) and rice. She did so very lovingly but, after eating only two …

CORRECTION IN A DATE MENTIONED IN POST OF JANUARY 19, 2015

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Dear Baba-lovers, In the post dated January 19, 2015 the last line in blue read: (Baba’s reply through Eruch will be posted tomorrow, January 20, 2011 for the sake of continuity, although it is dated February 1, 1963). Please read the correct date as January 20 2015. In Baba, Cyrus.  

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Dear Baba-lovers, Jai Baba?!? Beloved Avatar Meher Baba’s Forty-sixth Amartithi falls on Saturday, 31st January 2015 and, as per the practice of the past few years, we intend once again to rekindle and bring alive the memories of the last days of the Lord’s ministry on earth through sharing of excerpts from a splendid book, ‘Meher Baba’s Last Sahavas’ written by …

JANUARY 19, 1963 – IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR POSTERITY FROM BABA

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JANUARY 19, 1963 – IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR POSTERITY FROM BABA   Kodury Krishna Rao had established Mehersthan (House of Meher) on the western banks of the Godavri River in Kovvur, Andhra, where Baba had given darshan in 1954. A life-sized bronze statue of Baba had been built and installed at Mehersthan. The opening ceremony was fixed for February 28th, 1963. …

JANUARY 18, 1931 – DO NOT WORRY. REMEMBER ME

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JANUARY 18, 1931 – DO NOT WORRY. REMEMBER ME   When Baba was in Kashmir during August of 1929, Kaikhushru Masa was kidnapped by his relatives and confined to his house in Bombay. A year later, Masa signed over all his property to the relatives and thereby was released. His wife Soona and daughter Khorshed went to Bombay and brought …

JANUARY 1937 – EVERYTHING EXCEPT YOUR BEING INFINITE, IS ILUSION

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JANUARY 1937 – EVERYTHING EXCEPT YOUR BEING INFINITE, IS ILUSION   During the following day, Baba allowed the Westerners to ask him questions. Baba began by dictating: “It is so easy for you to love those whom you already love, but to love those whom you hate, that is something! “By loving I mean not merely being kind. Does any …

JANUARY 1953 – YOGI SHUDDHANAND BHARATI ACHIEVES THE GOAL OF HIS LONG PILGRIMAGE

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JANUARY 1953 – YOGI SHUDDHANAND BHARATI ACHIEVES THE GOAL OF HIS LONG PILGRIMAGE   A yogi from Pondicherry named Shuddhanand Bharati, 56, came to Dhanapathy’s for Baba’s darshan. Many years before, Bharati had met Sai Baba, who had given him a candy, saying, “Your Beloved will possess you soon. Keep silent and centered on the Self. Sweet [blessed] is the …

JANUARY 15, 1923 – DON’T LEAVE ME FOR ANY REASON

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JANUARY 15, 1923 – DON’T LEAVE ME FOR ANY REASON   On January 15th, (1923) the Master offered to explain to Khak Saheb and Ghani about the current melancholy prevalent in the minds of the men: In this path, ordinarily one has to pass through three stages. The first stage consists of a keen interest and intense longing to know …

JANUARY 14, 1921 – SPIRITUAL MOTHER AND SISTER OF THE AVATAR

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JANUARY 14, 1921 – SPIRITUAL MOTHER AND SISTER OF THE AVATAR   On January14th, 1921, the Hindu holiday Makarsankrant was celebrated at Sakori. Upasni Maharaj’s men and women disciples assembled and performed puja before him. Upasni sat naked except for his gunny sack while the women put their gold ornaments on his body. Later, many poor people from the neighboring …

JANUARY 13, 1963 – BEGAUM AKHTAR, THE QUEEN OF GHAZALS SINGS BEFORE BELOVED BABA

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JANUARY 13, 1963 – BEGAUM AKHTAR, THE QUEEN OF GHAZALS SINGS BEFORE  BELOVED BABA   In the morning that day, (January 13, 1963) an unscheduled visitor arrived. Begum Akhtar, age forty-nine, the celebrated singer from Uttar Pradesh, suddenly came to Meherazad along with Golwalkar, the music director of the Poona All India Radio station. Baba had several of her records …

JANUARY 12, 1930 – BABA EXPLAINS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE NUMBER SEVEN

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JANUARY 12, 1930 – BABA EXPLAINS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE NUMBER SEVEN   During this seclusion, Baba would discourse in the evenings, after which those Prem Ashram and Meher Ashram boys, whom Baba kept under his guidance in Nasik, would meditate for an hour. During one of these discourses on Sunday, January 12th, (1930) Baba further explained the significance of …

JANUARY 09, 1941 – THE SEVEN REALITIES OF MEHER BABA’S TEACHING

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JANUARY 09, 1941 – THE SEVEN REALITIES OF MEHER BABA’S TEACHING   It was in Jaipur, on Thursday, January 9th, 1941, that the Master dictated his message, The Seven Realities of Meher Baba’s Teaching. It stated: Meher Baba’s teaching gives no importance to creed, dogma, caste systems and the performance of religious ceremonies and rites, but to the UNDERSTANDING of …

JANUARY 7, 1927 – BABA BEGAN USING THE ALPHABET BOARD

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JANUARY 7, 1927 – BABA BEGAN USING THE ALPHABET BOARD   Initially, after he quit writing,(January 2, 1927) when Meher Baba wished to express himself, he would pick up a newspaper and point to the appropriate letters or words. But as this method was found to be cumbersome and time consuming, Chanji typed the English alphabet in capital letters on …

JANUARY 1939 – BABA EXPLAINS SURRENDER AND GRACE.

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JANUARY 1939 – BABA EXPLAINS SURRENDER AND GRACE. . . . Explaining to them about surrender and grace, Baba stated: To surrender is not as difficult as people think. It must not be external, but internal. You must do your duty toward your dear ones – your wife, children and others who depend on you. You must not shirk or …

JANUARY 5, 1937 – IN TRUE SERVICE THERE MUST BE NO LINGERING IDEA THAT ONE IS FREE TO YIELD SERVICE OR REFUSE IT

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JANUARY 5, 1937 – IN TRUE SERVICE THERE MUST BE NO LINGERING IDEA THAT ONE IS FREE TO YIELD SERVICE OR REFUSE IT On January 5th, Baba took the Westerners to Rahuri. All rose early, at 4 A.M., and after breakfast left Nasik at six o’clock. Arriving at Rahuri, the group met the men mandali – Ghani, Vishnu, Pendu, Padri, Raosaheb, …

JANUARY 2, 1927 – BABA CEASED WRITING.

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JANUARY 2, 1927 – BABA CEASED WRITING. On Saturday, January 1st, 1927, a year and a half after the Master began his silence, he wrote this message: “I intend to stop writing from tomorrow. It is not definite when I will resume writing or speaking. I may start again after some days, some months or even some years. It all depends …

JANUARY 1, 1937 – BABA USED THE STRIFE AS A CONSTRUCTIVE MEANS OF WIPING AWAY THE INHERENT WEAKNESSES

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JANUARY 1, 1937 – BABA USED THE STRIFE AS A CONSTRUCTIVE MEANS OF WIPING AWAY THE INHERENT WEAKNESSES The next day, January 1st, 1937, Baba continued upon the same theme of living together harmoniously: Love for a Perfect Master, however deep or devotional it may be, does not necessarily affect the original nature of a person because, despite apparent superficial …

DECEMBER 28, 1941 – LOTTERY FOR THE BLUE BUS

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DECEMBER 28, 1941 – LOTTERY FOR THE BLUE BUS   Sunday, December 28th, (1941) had been fixed as the date for drawing the lottery for the Blue Bus. One hundred of Meher Baba’s followers and lovers had sent in their donations of fifty rupees each. On that day Baba indicated to the mandali, “The bus will go to one outside …

DECEMBER 27, 1927 – AT THE BEGINNING OF CREATION

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DECEMBER 27, 1927 – AT THE BEGINNING OF CREATION   On December 27th, (1927) Meher Baba touched upon what happened at the beginning of creation: When Energy (Pran) clashed with Matter (Akash) four things appeared – fire, water, air and earth – in quick succession. Stones, metals and vegetation have connection with earth; worms with earth and water; fish with …

DECEMBER 24, 1939 – COMPLETE ABSENCE OF SELFISHNESS IS THE TRUE CHARACTERISTIC AND REAL TEST OF PURE LOVE

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DECEMBER 24, 1939 – COMPLETE ABSENCE OF SELFISHNESS IS THE TRUE CHARACTERISTIC AND REAL TEST OF PURE LOVE   On Sunday evening, December 24th, 1939, Baba gave an explanation on pure love to a lawyer from a rural area, a simple and plain-spoken man. The following is their dialogue: The lawyer, quite frankly but gently, told Baba, “I have heard many …

DECEMBER 22, 1957 – BABA’S DARSHAN AT SUNDARBAI HALL, BOMBAY

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DECEMBER 22, 1957 – BABA’S DARSHAN AT SUNDARBAI HALL, BOMBAY WITH BABA’S CONSENT, the secretary of the Bombay Centre, Sohrabji Siganporia, arranged a darshan program in Bombay, and Baba left Meherazad on December 20th, with the women mandali, accompanied in another car by Eruch, Baidul, Bhau, and Savak. They again stayed at Ashiana, and at night the men slept at …

DECEMBER 1955 – BABA EMPHASIZES ON FULFILLMENT OF ONE’S PRACTICAL RESPONSIBILITIES.

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DECEMBER 1955 – BABA EMPHASIZES ON FULFILLMENT OF ONE’S PRACTICAL RESPONSIBILITIES.   Meanwhile, Baba called an inspector of police named K. S. Savant and his wife, Hemlata, to Satara, and they arrived on the morning of Sunday, December 18th. They were old lovers, experiencing a certain difficulty which Baba wished to clear up. At home, Hemlata would sit in her prayer …

DECEMBER 18, 1927 – BABA DISCOURSES TO CHILDREN THE PROGRESSION OF EVOLUTION.

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DECEMBER 18, 1927 – BABA DISCOURSES TO CHILDREN THE PROGRESSION OF EVOLUTION. Meher Baba gave discourses to the children, often using similes and analogies to illustrate his points. On December 18th, (1927) Baba brought out a doll and explained the progression of evolution. Bending the head of the doll downward and folding all its limbs inside, Baba stated, “This is …

DECEMBER 17, 1936 – TRUE SPIRITUALITY

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DECEMBER 17, 1936 – TRUE SPIRITUALITY   Garrett Fort was full of questions about what constituted spirituality, renunciation, and the spiritual path. On December 17th, (1936) Baba stated to the group, while directing his comments at Fort: “Divinity is not devoid of humanity – it lifts mankind to God. Nor does spirituality necessarily imply the renunciation of worldly activities. “True …

DECEMBER 16, 1956 – SEEING BABA WEEP WAS AN UNUSUAL OCCURRENCE

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DECEMBER 16, 1956 – SEEING BABA WEEP WAS AN UNUSUAL OCCURRENCE   From Sunday, December 16th, (1956) Baba began feeling and looking weaker in health. His physical pains had risen with renewed intensity. Because Baba’s leg was in traction, the sandbag weights would drag him gradually toward the foot of the bed, and when he was shifted up the bed …

DECEMBER 15, 1956 – I AM THE SELF OF ALL

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DECEMBER 15, 1956 – I AM THE SELF OF ALL On the evening of December 15th, (1956) ?Baba informed the women mandali: During the last seventy-five days of my seclusion, beginning from the day of the accident, I have to work through physical suffering. The main pattern of its intensity resembles climbing a hill: the first three weeks being in …

DECEMBER 1935 – BE FREE FROM BIRTH AND DEATH.

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DECEMBER  1935 – BE FREE FROM BIRTH AND DEATH. . . . Baba and a few mandali went to Bombay where a darshan program was held at Naoroji Dadachanji’s home. The family was now residing upstairs in Boman Lodge near Khodadad Circle in Dadar. During the darshan, the Master stopped and dictated this message for all present: One should be …

DECEMBER 11, 1932 – THE SOUL ALWAYS REMAINS THE SAME; IT IS THE SPIRIT WHICH REINCARNATES.

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DECEMBER 11, 1932 – THE SOUL ALWAYS REMAINS THE SAME; IT IS THE  SPIRIT WHICH REINCARNATES. On Sunday, December 11th, Meher Baba discoursed about reincarnation, explaining what spirit means: The soul always remains the same; it is only the spirit which reincarnates and takes successive possession of bodies. People do not understand what spirit is and only vaguely use the …

DECEMBER 1938 – HOW TO HANDLE OPPOSITION THE BABA WAY.

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DECEMBER 1938 – HOW TO HANDLE  OPPOSITION THE BABA WAY. ANOTHER WAR was beginning. After the public meetings in Mysore and Bangalore at the beginning of November, an attorney named Sampige Venkatapathaiya began to stir up heated opposition to Baba’s plan of settling in the area. He went to almost any lengths in trying to thwart the center plan and …

DECEMBER 1937 – I HAVE HAD THE DARSHAN OF THE KALANKI AVATAR!

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DECEMBER 1937 – I HAVE HAD THE DARSHAN OF THE KALANKI AVATAR! A large public darshan was held in the evening at the Jessawalas’ bungalow. Eruch had previously been connected with the Ramakrishna Ashram in Nagpur. The swami of the ashram was Bhaskareshwar Ananda and he attended the darshan. A saintly Hindu named Tukdoji Maharaj also attended. Tukdoji sang heartfelt …

DECEMBER 1940 – HER FALL HAS MADE YOU FALL

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DECEMBER 1940 – HER FALL HAS MADE YOU FALL Meanwhile at the bungalow, on that same day, as Katie was carrying a kettle of hot tea, she slipped, fell and got burned when the hot tea spilled on her. Kaka was shaving at the time in his room, and seeing her fall, went to help her. At that moment, Baba …

DECEMBER 5, 1961 – THE LAST MAST CONTACT WITH NILKANTH.

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DECEMBER 5, 1961 – THE LAST MAST CONTACT WITH NILKANTH.   MEANWHILE, Baba had written to Kumar in Dehra Dun to bring the mast Nilkanth from Rishikesh back to Meherazad, but only if and when the mast showed complete willingness to do so. Kumar, who was longing to return to Baba, could only do so if the mast agreed to …

DECEMBER 4, 1927 – THIS IS THE HIGHEST TYPE OF RELIGION

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DECEMBER 4, 1927 – THIS IS THE HIGHEST TYPE OF RELIGION   At three in the afternoon on December 4th, (1927) Meher Baba discoursed about the different religions of the world: Who gave all these different religions? The Avatars! Why have they done so? To establish principles for people and to bring people to the point where their faces are turned …

DECEMBER 1923 – NOT ONE OF HIS MOVEMENTS WAS WITHOUT PURPOSE

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DECEMBER 1923 – NOT ONE OF HIS MOVEMENTS WAS WITHOUT PURPOSE   TO WHATEVER PLACE Meher Baba would travel, and for whatever reason, he always did so for his inner work for the universe. He never stayed a moment longer than necessary in any place. No sooner was his work accomplished, he would immediately leave on one pretext or another, …

DECEMBER 1952 – RITUALS AND CEREMONIES

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DECEMBER 1952 – RITUALS AND CEREMONIES   The diverse rituals and ceremonies of different religions and cults are intended to release divine love, but they mostly bind the soul to the repetitive mechanism of expressive forms. Attachment to the rigid forms of external expressions of love to God not only limits the love itself but creates separative divisions between one …

NOVEMBER 1964 – IT IS OF GREAT SIGNIFICANCE

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NOVEMBER 1964 – IT IS OF GREAT SIGNIFICANCE   IN THE CHRISTIAN WORLD, a large conference of Catholics took place at the end of November in Bombay, and Baba’s lovers there distributed sixteen thousand brochures among the delegates. “We should not want posterity to point the finger of blame at us for not telling them that the Second Advent they …

NOVEMBER 1962 – BUT THIS IS NOT TRUE SPIRITUALITY

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NOVEMBER 1962 – BUT THIS IS NOT TRUE SPIRITUALITY Baba then mentioned those who dabble in Vedanta and the Upanishads and confuse it with spiritual experience: In North India, particularly in Rishikesh and Hardwar, there is a regular bazaar of saints, mahatmas and sadhus with their “disciples” of various sects and factions, who fight among themselves to entice seekers from …

NOVEMBER 1964 – WORKING WITH THE DIRECT WORDS OF GOD.

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NOVEMBER 1964 –  WORKING WITH THE DIRECT WORDS OF GOD.   THREE DAYS LATER, on November 28th, (1964) Don Stevens arrived in India for a short visit with Baba. From Poona he was driven there with Meherjee. Upon entering Mandali Hall, Baba asked Don, “Mahapralaya, do you know what it is?” Baba continued gesturing without waiting for a reply. “It …

NOVEMBER 1952 – THE ONE REMEDY OF REMEDIES IS SPIRITUAL UNDERSTANDING

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NOVEMBER 1952 – THE ONE REMEDY OF REMEDIES IS SPIRITUAL UNDERSTANDING   In the world of quiet speculation, as well as in the world of surging political activity, or individual striving, men are desperately trying to remedy the many ills to which humanity is heir. All our creeds and faiths, all our parties and “isms” are so many practical solutions …

51ST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CENTRE FOR THE YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 2014.

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Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre 51st Annual Report and Audited statement of Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2014. President’s Statement: “Let these words be inscribed in your heart: Nothing is Real but God, Nothing matters but love for God.” – Avatar Meher Baba In pursuance of the onerous responsibility Beloved Baba has placed on our shoulders we place …

NOVEMBER 25, 1964 – ONLY WHEN LOVE FOR GOD IS BORN, THE WANDERING GRADUALLY HALTS.

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NOVEMBER 25, 1964 – ONLY WHEN LOVE FOR GOD IS BORN, THE WANDERING GRADUALLY HALTS.   On November 25th, an Englishman who had become a sanyasi (renunciant) and had taken the Sanskrit name of Mahendra Nath (1) showed up unexpectedly in Meherazad. During their meeting, Baba asked him, “Where will you proceed from here?” “Hardwar,” he replied. “And from Hardwar?” …

NOVEMBER 1962 – THE INFINITE IS WITHIN YOU?,? AND NOT IN SPACE.

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NOVEMBER 1962 – THE INFINITE IS WITHIN YOU?,? AND NOT IN SPACE. Madhusudan then sang a few ghazals; their meaning would be occasionally interpreted by Baba. He commented: On the path, cowards have no place. Hafiz said that when he became a lover of God, he thought he had got a grip over the “Pearl.” But he never dreamt of …

NOVEMBER 1956 – THE LAST MAST JOURNEY.

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NOVEMBER 1956 – THE LAST MAST JOURNEY.   On November 16th, Baba left Satara for Meherazad. The next day, he left on a mast tour to Uttar Pradesh, accompanied by Eruch, Pendu, Nilu and Baidul. Eruch was driving the car. There were unusually late rains, and at one place, the car had to be ferried from one bank of a …

NOVEMBER 21, 1955 – FORGIVENESS

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NOVEMBER 21, 1955 – FORGIVENESS   Matra Dutta Shastri also could not sleep. He recited a Sanskrit shloka praising the advent of the Avatar Krishna, and then in a paroxysm of weeping sought Baba’s forgiveness for his sins. Baba called him and held him in a loving embrace. As Baba was consoling him, someone remarked about Matra Shastri, “He was …

NOVEMBER 18, 1937 – TRUTH IS INFINITELY SIMPLE

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NOVEMBER 18, 1937 – TRUTH IS INFINITELY SIMPLE On November 18th, Baba gave this message to that small group of passengers: Truth is infinitely simple and to realize it is naturally also easy. Complications are not natural to unity because duality is based on complications. Books, philosophies and different terms, all lead to confusion and contradiction if not applicable to one’s …

NOVEMBER 17, 1940 – DON’T KILL LIZARDS.

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NOVEMBER 17, 1940 – DON’T KILL LIZARDS.   There were many lizards in Kandy. Because there was a danger they would urinate or defecate in the food, and their urine and excreta are extremely poisonous, Katie would brush them off the wall, and Baidul’s daughter, Dowla, would kill them. On Sunday, November 17th, (1940) Dowla reported to Baba that she …

NOVEMBER 15, 1953 – YOUR DUTY IS TO KEEP ME CONSTANTLY WITH YOU. . .

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NOVEMBER 15, 1953 – YOUR DUTY IS TO KEEP ME CONSTANTLY WITH YOU. . . Meanwhile, devotees in Kovvur, Andhra, wished to start a center there in Meher Baba’s name, for which he gave his approval. In a letter dated November 15th, he sent them a message about making him their “Constant Companion:” Make me your constant companion. Think of me …

NOVEMBER 1955 – EVERYTHING IS WITHIN YOU.

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NOVEMBER 1955 – EVERYTHING IS WITHIN YOU.   Every one of you, every one of the mandali and all beings are God. Why? I understand it. I am responsible for the whole creation. If I am not there, then there is nothing – neither you all, nor the entire creation. All this is there due to my existence. Take Niranjan …

NOVEMBER 1940 – EVERYTHING IS GOD! NOTHING IS GOD! THINK ABOUT IT.

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NOVEMBER 1940 – EVERYTHING IS GOD! NOTHING IS GOD! THINK ABOUT IT. Later in the afternoon that day Baba decided to move to a house in Kandy. He remarked, “In Ceylon everything hopeful is hopeless, and everything hopeless is hopeful! At least in this new bungalow there are no ghosts!” When some of the women looked relieved by this last remark, …

NOVEMBER 12, 1955 – WHEN ?I SAY I AM THE ONLY ONE, I MEAN IT.?

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NOVEMBER 12, 1955 – WHEN ?I SAY I AM THE ONLY ONE, I MEAN IT.? Baba arrived in Meherabad at 7:40 A.M., on November 12th. The sahavas group was standing on the roadside a furlong ahead, and no sooner was Baba’s car seen coming, than thunderous shouts of his praise rent the air. Almost everyone carried costly garlands, and on …

NOVEMBER 1955 – ?THIS IS THE BEST ?FAST.

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NOVEMBER 1955 – ?THIS IS THE BEST ?FAST.   Then, as with the former two previous language groups, Baba touched on the subject of a seven-day fast, and asked those prepared to do it to stand up. Several men volunteered. Looking at Pukar, Baba teased, “You are too fat, so you are chosen!” To Hakumat Rai, Baba remarked, “You are …

NOVEMBER 1934 – QUESTIONS BABA ANSWERED

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NOVEMBER 1934 – QUESTIONS BABA ANSWERED   Walter and Hedi Mertens arrived from Switzerland to meet with Baba. Walter was intellectually inclined (1) and, on one occasion, he and Charles Purdom asked Baba a few questions. About knowledge, Baba explained, “Man has all the nourishment to make him strong, but out of ignorance, he is eating things that do not make …

NOVEMBER 8, 1956 – YOU ARE STILL ATTACHED.

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NOVEMBER 8, 1956 – YOU ARE STILL ATTACHED.   After Bhau had joined Baba, his wife, Rama, and two children, Sheela and Mehernath, had gone to stay with Rama’s parents in a village about a hundred miles from Nagpur. Sheela was over four years old, and her brother was three. One day, Mehernath accidently knocked his sister against a large …

NOVEMBER 7, 1955 – ON GAINING REALIZATION, I GAVE UP EVERYTHING IN ETERNITY EXCEPT MY SENSE OF HUMOR.

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NOVEMBER 7, 1955 – ON GAINING REALIZATION, I GAVE UP EVERYTHING IN ETERNITY EXCEPT MY SENSE OF HUMOR.   ON NOVEMBER 7th, ?(1955) ?Baba arrived in Meherabad at about 8 A.M. Eruch and Kaka Baria accompanied him from Meherazad, as did Kumar and Kishan Singh, who had come from Dehra Dun for the program and were staying at Meherazad. According …

NOVEMBER 1962 – TWENTY-ONE POINTS

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NOVEMBER 1962 – TWENTY-ONE POINTS   Eruch was then asked to read twenty-one points which Baba had dictated. Eruch said, “Baba has given us twenty-one points, some not even as long as a line. They are not for the lovers of Baba, but for general use.” He read them out and Baba elaborated on some of them: (Explanations not given …

NOVEMBER 3, 1962 – MY DEAR WORKERS.

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NOVEMBER 3, 1962 – MY DEAR WORKERS. My dear workers: In spite of telling you very often that I will not give you any more messages or discourses, I find myself doing just this thing which is what I do not want to do. This is because most of you do things which I do not like you doing. I …

NOVEMBER 1955 – MY NAME HAS BECOME HIS VERY BREATH.

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NOVEMBER 1955 – MY NAME HAS BECOME HIS VERY BREATH. Referring to Kaikobad, Baba stated: He has been with me for the last several years; he has a family and has dedicated everything to me. He is from the Parsi priest class. His family is staying on Meherabad Hill. He says nothing now belongs to him, everything is Baba’s. I …