IT IS MY DELIGHT TO HEAR , . . .”BABA, I LOVE YOU VERY MUCH.”

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(July 1956) 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: 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 …

TRUE KARMA YOGIS

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A discussion ensued about rendering social service. Meher Baba made the following comments: (July 1929) The activities you are engaged in of serving the nation and the people are good. But to acquire the full bliss through karma yoga, there is only one way and method. And that is, while rendering service, there should not be the least thought or feeling …

A LESSON IN NOT LETTING EGO GET ATTACHED TO RESULTS

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Taking movies of Baba on the Center was difficult, either because of the deep shadows, or bright sun, or someone’s straw hat poking in front of the lens. But Andy Muir got what he could. When he learned that Baba was to go to Brookgreen Gardens, Andy felt this was his golden opportunity. He imagined Baba walking down the beautiful oak-lined …

SO YOU NEED THE HELP OF THE ONE WHO KNEW THE WAY?

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(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 in …

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN AURA AND A HALO

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Presented here is Meher Baba’s discourse explaining the difference between an aura and a halo: (July 1957). 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 …

BABA’S ONSLAUGHT

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During July, (1957) the impending sahavas congregation was discussed, and Pendu became the target of Baba’s arrows – taunts and criticisms. Although he was still unable to walk unassisted, Baba was often criticizing Pendu for not paying full attention to all the necessary arrangements which had to be made for the sahavas. One day, Baba called Pendu, Padri, Vishnu and …

ALL IS WELL IF MY WISH IS CARRIED OUT

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(July 1955). 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 …

RENUNCIATION MEANS GIVING UP THINGS THAT YOU LOVE MOST

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On another occasion in July, (18, 1939) Baba remarked to the women, “All penance, austerities, meditation, have no place before me. I will lead you by the hand to the Destination. But you must keep a firm hold on my hand. “Think and speak only about me. Remembrance of me is everlasting! Remembering me will make you forget eating, drinking, …

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

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(July 1956) 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 it is all illusion, although God is so omnipotent. Why is that? It is illusion. It is the veil between you and God. The veil of what? That veil is …

INVALUABLE TREASURE FROM HIS BELOVED MASTS

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On July 16th, (1943) in Kanganpur, at the very sight of Baba, a mast named Saiyid Rehmatullah began dancing with ecstasy and welcomed Baba with joy: “Come in, come in; I was waiting for your arrival and am ready for you.” He then conducted Baba to a graveyard a mile away where he had an abode and Baba sat with him alone. …

THE POWER OF THE MASTER’S SECLUSION WORK

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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 …

A SINCERE PRAYER OF TWO MINUTES HAS MORE EFFECT

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In Dhulia, a Brahmin priest lived in a room adjoining the mandali’s. Every morning he would get up early and loudly chant Hindu shlokas (verses) from the Shastras (Scriptures). The mandali complained about him to Baba. On July 14th, (1929) in reference to the Brahmin priest, Meher Baba explained: Everywhere in the world, in the name of prayer and worship, this sort of useless …

EVERYONE CAN BE HAPPY, BUT SOME FEEL HAPPY AND SOME MISERABLE

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July 23, 1956) It is the birthright of every human being to be happy, but most feel miserable. It is due to the load of sanskaras or impressions gathered throughout evolution. In our evolution, through all the forms – stone, worm, bird, fish, animal – we gather impressions. Once human consciousness is gained, then there is full consciousness. After that, …

GOD ALONE IS

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Finally, before the meeting came to an end, this final discourse by Baba, entitled God Alone Is,  was read by Eruch: ( 10 July 1958) Infinite Consciousness is infinite. Thus, it can never lessen at any point in time or space. Infinite Consciousness, being infinite, includes every aspect of consciousness. Unconsciousness is one of the aspects of Infinite Consciousness. Thus, …

MEHER BABA’S UNIVERSAL MESSAGE

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Eruch read Meher Baba’s Universal Message: (10 July 1958)   I have come not to teach but to awaken. Understand therefore that I lay down no precepts. Throughout eternity I have laid down principles and precepts, but mankind has ignored them. Man’s inability to live God’s words makes the Avatar’s teaching a mockery. Instead of practicing the compassion he taught, …

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 …

HOW WILL YOU LOVE GOD? . . . THERE ARE TWO WAYS . . .

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The only thing that I have been repeating ever since the first time I came, is: “Love God.” Age after age, I have been saying nothing but “Love God.” Love: everyone now uses the word love; it has been made so very cheap. If one really loves, one would never utter that word. What does it mean to love God? …

HEAVEN AND HELL ARE PART OF MAYA

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(July 1956) Don Stevens then stood up and, as asked by Baba, read three of his messages: The Binding Past, The Law of Karma, and Freedom From Opposites. When he finished, Baba clapped his hands. Someone had fallen asleep, so Baba asked Don to read them again, and then explain what they meant. One message emphasized that the past cannot …

BABA INVITED BY THE GREAT SAINT OF POONA, SADHU VASWANI

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(In July 1958) The social and charity worker Sadhu Vaswani, of Saint Mira High School in Poona, invited Baba to visit there. Baba accepted and set Sunday, July 6th, for the occasion. The night before, Baba had a high fever and was unable to pass either urine or stool. He tried several times, but without success. Still, at 7:00 A.M., …

YOU CANNOT ESCAPE FROM THE LAW OF KARMA

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(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 whole …

I KNOW THREE THINGS

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

BABA’S LAST RECORDED VERBAL DISCOURSE

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

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

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

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

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

THE BUBBLES MUST BE BURST

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

WILL YOU CARRY OUT MY WISHES?

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

A GHAZAL EXPLAINED

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

WHEN ONE HONESTLY DESIRES, ONE NEVER FAILS

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

EXPERIENCES ON THE SPIRITUAL PATH

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

THE MAHBOOBI

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

THOSE WHO ARE MINE SHOULD BE PREPARED TO SUFFER

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

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

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

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

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

LOVE IS A GIFT RARELY RECEIVED

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

DON’T MISS SUCH AN OPPORTUNITY AGAIN

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

I AM YOUR REAL COMPANION

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

YOU GO TO THE TOILET WITH A CAR?

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

HIGHER PLANES OF CONSCIOUSNESS

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

THE GIANT WHO CAN GULP THE OCEAN ITSELF

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

GOD ALONE KNOWS WHAT A FOOLISH THOUGHT THAT IS

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

THERE IS NOTHING SUCH AS GOOD OR EVIL

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

IT IS ALL A TAMASHA – A SHOW

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

GOD NEVER TURNS US FROM HIS DOOR

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

MERE ARGUING WILL TAKE YOU NOWHERE

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

AS LONG AS MIND EXISTS, IGNORANCE PERSISTS

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

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

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

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

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

DO NOT RUN AFTER SHELLS

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

THERE IS SOME YOGIC POWER IN HIM . . .

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

SPEND AN EVENING IN REMEMBRANCE OF AVATAR MEHER BABA

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

FAR WISER TO OBEY BABA’S BEHESTS . . .

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

ONE SHOULD ASPIRE FOR SUCH A DRINK

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

BECOME HEADLESS AND FOOTLESS

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

PLANES OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE NEXT INCARNATION

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

BABA DISCOURSES ON ACTION AND INACTION

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

BABA WILL HELP YOU THROUGH HIS LOVE

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

THE GREATEST SERVICE ONE CAN RENDER TO HUMANITY

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

WHATEVER YOU DO WITH LOVE PLEASES ME

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

NOT THE REAL SEEING

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

BABA’S ADVICE TO THE FILM FRATERNITY

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

BABA IS FIRE

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

LAW OF MUST

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

MEANING OF “COME TO ME”

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

BABA EXPLAINS NIRVAN AND NIRVIKALP

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

2020 INTERNATIONAL JAPA

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

NO NEWCOMER HAD EVER BEEN TREATED LIKE THIS BEFORE

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

NOT YET ACCUSTOMED TO BABA’S WAYS

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

REMINDER FOR TOMORROW – WINNING HIS HEART 2020 – BABA HOUSIE

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

CREATE WITHIN YOU THE SINCERE LONGING FOR THE SIGHT OF GOD

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

ONE REAL BIRTH AND ONE REAL DEATH

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

THE GREATEST SERVICE WAS JUDAS’S BETRAYAL

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

YOU SHOULD TRY YOUR BEST TO UNDERSTAND WHAT CANNOT BE UNDERSTOOD

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

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

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

HE IS THE VERY CHRIST

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

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

Cyrus Daily Messages

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