GOD’S STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS

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During the train ride, (April 1947) at two in the afternoon, Baba gave the following explanation for an hour. Brother Jal read the alphabet board, as Baba dictated: God has experienced three states of consciousness: Forgetfulness, Helplessness and All-powerfulness. In the state of Forgetfulness, God – unconscious of His infinite power, bliss and existence – was perfectly at peace. This state …

BABA EXPECTED THEM TO REMAIN CHEERFUL AND APPEAR HAPPY

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(April 1950) It was quite cold at Manjri Mafi and Motichur. Due to the lack of proper clothing and diet, remaining on only dal and chapatis once a day, both the men and women companions’ health gradually deteriorated. All sorts of ailments began plaguing them. Pendu had pleurisy and pain in the chest; Eruch, lumbago and a sprained foot that …

THE JHOPDI

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Rustom K. Irani brought up a subject that he considered important, which resulted in a meeting of the mandali, and several guests were also called. Abdulla Jaffer was made the chairman and, as there was no chair, he was given a bucket to sit on. The others sat around him on the ground. Rustom proposed that, since Meher Baba was …

IT IS IMPOSSIBLE FOR YOU TO WANT WHAT I WANT

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

LET US BEGIN BY DYING

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Despite the group having been together for four months now, differences and petty quarrels persisted in the Nasik ashram. On the afternoon of April 13th, (1937) Baba mentioned this problem and explained the difference between needs and wants: As I said this morning, “It is time we started dying.” Dying not the ordinary death, but the death of low desires. It is all bliss everywhere, …

SEAL YOUR LIPS AND LET ME KILL YOU – INCH BY INCH

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One morning, (April 1924) Baba found Padri and Ramjoo chatting idly for a few moments. Upset with them, Baba threw a stick at Padri, narrowly missing him. He then rebuked both men and told them to stop working; however, they resumed their work after a while. Later, in front of some of the other men, Padri showed his blistered palms …

WOMEN’S ROLE

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On the afternoon of April 11th, (1932) Baba went to the studio of sculptor Edward Merrett to have a sitting from 2 to 3 P.M. This was the first time that Baba had ever permitted any sculptor to depict him. Merrett made some rough carvings, and two days later, Baba was to return for a final sitting… When Baba was …

THESE MATTERS ARE NOT OF ANY GREAT IMPORTANCE

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Regarding the credit attributed to him for miracles by some of his lovers, Baba remarked (April 1955) : “I often wonder at the coincidences and so-called miracles that happen. But these matters are not of any great importance. In spiritual history, it has always been the case that most insignificant things are magnified. But by doing this, the lovers do …

Egoless Ego

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Patwardhan came to sing before Baba that day, (April 1963) and asked, “What is that action which is ‘I’-less? What is not motivated by the thought of ‘I’?” Baba replied: In all actions there is “I,” but the action motivated by love for the Beloved in complete surrender to him has no “I” in it. It is egoless ego. In true love, …

BABA’S MESSAGE FOR PARAMOUNT NEWSREEL

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Despite Baba’s having avoided being filmed upon his arrival in London, the Paramount Film Company would not leave him alone, and he eventually acceded to their request for a filmed interview. A film of Baba was taken on April 8th (1932) from 5 to 6 P.M. in the garden of the Davys’ home. Baba wore a white robe, which had …

BABA WAS PLEASED BY HER REPLY

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During this period, (April 1959) Dhun Satha came for Baba’s darshan from Bindra House. Being a cripple, she was carried in a chair by their servant, named Kesar. Baba commented to her, “Seeing your plight, I feel I should heal you, but it is good for you to suffer and have patience until I break my silence.” Dhun said, “I …

NOT FOR YOU, ONLY FOR HIM

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One day (April 1957) a Muslim doctor, who was a friend of Goher’s, came to see Baba. The doctor said, “All religions lead to God, but no one understands the meaning of religion. No one is conscious of its true significance, and by adopting shariat (rituals, traditions) they create binding.” Baba replied, “Forget all that! Just tell me if you …

WHEN YOU DON’T OBEY ME, WHAT IS THE USE OF SEEING ME?

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. . .  Pendu had much pain passing urine and was admitted to the Jehangir Nursing Home. (April 1962). He had to have a prostate operation, but when the surgery failed to relieve his condition, he was operated upon a second time. This operation failed as well, but fortunately the third attempt was successful. So during Baba’s stay in Poona, …

TALES OF SHAMS-UD-DIN MUHAMMAD HAFIZ

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Changing to the tales of Shams-ud-din Muhammad Hafiz, his favorite poet, Baba stated: (April 1963). There is no one equal to Hafiz in poetry. He was a Perfect Master. He was fat and very ugly and born of poor parents. His father was a coal merchant. Hafiz, too, was a coal merchant and very black with soot, so imagine how …

INSTANT OBEDIENCE

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One weekend (April 1959) when Jim Mistry came from Bombay, he went to take a bath. A small electric water heater was installed in Guruprasad for warm water and he switched it on. That moment, Baba called him. Forgetting to switch the heater off, he ran out. The device overheated and exploded. The men went to see what had happened. …

WHY GET UPSET OVER THESE PETTY THINGS?

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. . . That morning, (April 1958) Baba suddenly expressed that he wanted to be driven to Udtara to visit the site of the automobile accident (of December 1956). “See that you take me to the exact spot but be careful not to cross beyond the accident spot,” he warned Kohiyar Satarawala, who was driving. Eruch, Bhau, Savak and Jal …

BEYOND HUMAN UNDERSTANDING

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(April 1955) Whatever Baba does or explains is beyond human understanding – and it is not one’s fault not to understand me. For how can you understand the Perfect One? Some such things had happened at the times of Jesus and Muhammad. Jesus was crucified and Muhammad was stoned and had to flee [Mecca]. Such actions on the part of …

THE WORRIES AND TROUBLE OF THE WORLD ARE DUE TO THOUGHTS

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

YOU AR STRANGLING ME! WHAT SORT OF LOVE IS THIS?

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During this period, Baba called Sadashiv Patel to Mahabaleshwar from Poona. There were only three cots in Shapoor Hall for Eruch, Bhau or Savak and Jal. Baba specifically told them not to give their bed to Sadashiv when he came, but to tell him to put his bedding roll on the floor and sleep there. During this period, Baba would …

I’M ON FIRE! . . . I’M BURNING UP!

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Nilu, a medical doctor, had no faith whatsoever in masts and considered them only to be innocent madmen. But one day he found out that Chatti Baba had sat on a block of ice throughout the night, and had not left his seat despite the freezing snowstorm outside. Nilu had spent the night in his bed huddled under four woollen …

THE MISSING BOOK

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RAMJOO ABDULLA  was in Bombay at this time (March 1958) preparing drafts for the creation of the Avatar Meher Baba Trust, which was shortly to be registered as a charitable trust. It is believed that during his stay, according to Baba’s instructions, Ramjoo removed the handwritten papers of the secret  book  (which had been written in 1925-26) from the Bombay bank …

BABA’S SIMPLE ORDER DIFFICULT TO FOLLOW

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(March 1963) Joseph Harb had recently undergone gall bladder surgery, and Baba went to see him three times at the Jehangir Nursing Home. Herman Alvarado arrived and also saw Joseph. Harry Dedolchow and A. K. Das visited Guruprasad for three days at this time. Dedolchow asked Baba if he could go to the hospital and visit his friend Joseph. Baba …

NOTHING HAPPENS WITHOUT THE LORD’S WILL!

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One day, (March 1951) when Baba was in seclusion in his hut and absorbed in his work, Nilu was keeping watch. Baba heard the caw-caw-cawing of a crow in the distance, but Nilu did not notice it. When Baba came out of the hut after completing his work, he was displeased and sharply criticized Nilu for not shooing the bird …

PERVIN NARIMAN MEHTA GOES TO BABA ON MARCH 25, 2020.

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Dear Baba-lovers, This to inform that Pervin Nariman Mehta, wife of our Trustee, Nariman Mehta and mother of our Trustee-Secretary, Mehernosh Mehta has gone to Baba on the morning of March 25, 2020. The funeral took place at the Parsi Tower of Silence – Dungarwadi in the evening at 3:45. P.M. The four days’ ceremonies will also be conducted from …

ONE HAS TO DISCRIMINATE

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(March 1937) To be frank and fair is a quality and characteristic of persons who are honest and have the courage to openly say out what they feel rather than to keep things in the heart or say things behind people’s backs. Some take pride in that quality of being frightfully frank and hate those who do not say out …

MEANING OF A SADHU

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

IMPORTANT MESSAGES TO PROMINENT LEADERS

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Baba had given out several messages during the war which were printed and circulated among his lovers and the public. In February, 1942, he dictated four messages: The Spiritual Significance of the Present War, Violence and Non-Violence, Action and Inaction, and The Need for Creative Leadership in India. (1) Baba also gave explanations and precise instructions to his lovers, devotees and the general public on what …

THE ILLUSION THAT THIS WORLD AND EVERYTHING IN IT IS REAL – IS MAYA

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On March 21st, when Mehendarge received news of his brother’s demise, he wept. Baba took him aside, stating: This life, body and death are all Maya, and to weep over the death of someone is ignorance. Remember, Maya does not mean this world and its affairs. The illusion that this world and everything in it is real – and of feeling happy …

HE WHO HAS THOUGHT FOR ME DOES NOT CARE FOR THE WORLD!

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March 21st (1955) was the Parsi New Year of Jamshed-e-Navroz. On this festival, it is customary to have a sweet, cool drink made with milk called falooda. When Baba came to Rosewood, he told Bhau to go back to Grafton to bring the drink. Bhau thought some servant would be there to carry the large pot of liquid, but as …

THE NEED FOR CREATIVE LEADERSHIP IN INDIA

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The Need for Creative Leadership in India (March 1942) Throughout the hoary ages of the past, India has played the most prominent part in shaping the spiritual history of humanity. She has been a home of Avatars, Prophets, Masters, Seers and Sages, whose contribution to the spiritual evolution of humanity has been unparalleled. The contribution of India to the solution …

BOMBAY CENTRE TO REMAIN CLOSED TILL FURTHER NOTICE

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Dear Baba-lovers, Jai Meher Baba! On account of the evolving situation related to the spread of the Coronavirus, it has been decided to shut the Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Cenre effective Friday, 20th March 2020 till further notice. This step has been taken keeping in mind the latest guidelines of the Government of India on the issue and your own personal …

THE MEETING WITH BELOVED BABA WAS QUITE BEYOND WORDS

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Two days later on the 19th,​ (March 1965) an unexpected visitor, Sir Anthony Brooke, 53, arrived. Brooke belonged to a prominent British aristocratic family, and had been appointed as the Rajah of Sarawak for one year.   Brooke was interested in spirituality and had learned where Baba resided from Maud Kennedy in England. He intended to travel in India, visiting …

THESE ARE OBSOLETE WEAPONS IN PROPAGATING MY MESSAGE OF LOVE

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Meanwhile, Keshav Nigam had written asking if he and all Baba’s lovers and devotees in the Hamirpur district should participate in a havan yagna  (sacred Hindu fire ceremony) organized by a yogi named Yogiraj Dharma Dhruwa Gaur for the propagation of Truth. On hearing Keshav’s letter, Baba gave a poignant reply through Eruch on March 18th:(1959) I know all about him …

LOVING GOD IN ANY FORM, IN ANY WAY, WILL MAKE YOU ETERNALLY FREE

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(March 1954) In the Beyond state of God, sex does not exist. There, only One Indivisible Existence prevails. It is in the realm of illusory phenomenon called the Universe that sex asserts itself. Babajan, the Master who, in less than an instant, made me experience my Ancient Infinite State, had the Muslim form of a woman. Upasni Maharaj, who brought …

THE VALUE OF SUBSTANCE WAS LOST IN THE MAZE OF ILLUSION

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

WE WILL BECOME

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

EVEN THOSE YOU THINK CAN SEE ARE TRULY BLIND

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(March 1958) Baba then left for Worli, a Bombay suburb, to visit a home for the blind. The young inmates received him warmly. Speaking reverentially on behalf of all, one of the young men eloquently welcomed Baba. Everyone gave a small rose to Baba, who embraced each. All went near the One who is the very basis of love, but …

POSTPONEMENT OF ALL SPECIAL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION PROGRAMMES

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Dear Baba-lovers, Jai Baba! We all know that Avatar Meher Baba was a very practical Master. So to fall in line with the Government’s specific advice on the Corona virus and also as a matter of abundant precaution, it has been decided to postpone till further notice, all the special Baba birthday celebration programmes from Saturday, 21st March till Sunday …

HE IS ANY AND ALL THAT YOU TAKE HIM TO BE

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INVITED BY THE PRIEST,  Father Rego, the principal of the Catholic Saint Joseph High School in Wadala, and by the secretary of the N. S. D. Industrial Home for the Blind in Worli, Baba paid a visit to both institutions on March 13th (1958).Dr. Alu Khambatta was a homeopathic consultant in the Saint Joseph High School and the priest had come …

ATTRIBUTE EVERYTHING TO ME

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Baba asked Gulmai to relate what Upasni Maharaj had told her about him years before in Sakori. Gulmai said, “Maharaj once told me that Merwan would come here and sit in this place. You are sitting on the very spot pointed out by Maharaj. Maharaj also said that many persons would be present here before you and you would deliver …

REMINDER – MEHER MISTRY TO SING AT THE CENTRE ON SUNDAY MARCH 15, 2020

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Dear Baba-lovers, As a part of Beloved Baba’s 126th Birth Anniversary celebrations, a special musical programme has been arranged at the Bombay Centre on March 15, 2020. Meher Mistry along with young Baba lovers will present the musical as an expression of their love and devotion towards Beloved Baba. The Sunday satsang will commence at 5:30 pm as usual and …

THE PLAY OF ILLUSION

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(March 1954) Each and every seemingly individual soul (atma) is destined to realize its One Indivisible Self. As soon as the atma begins to unfold to the first faint consciousness of its Infinite and Eternal State, it is confronted by its own shadow. The atma gets immediately lost in the consciousness of this shadow and from then on becomes involved …

THE AVATAR’S BECOMING AND THE SADGURU’S ACTING

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(March 1954) One point more. The difference between the Avatar (Rasool, Prophet) and the Sadguru (Qutub, Perfect Master) is that the Qutub, after going through the whole process of evolution, reincarnation and Realization, enters and lives the Life of God, whereas the Avatar has not to go through the process of evolution at all. He directly becomes  man. In living …

WORKING FOR BABA

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Baba then apprised the workers of the reasons for calling them to the meeting that night: (March 1954). The introduction is over and now real points start, to which you must all listen very carefully. It is about work for which you have been called here. You have been called workers. You must understand what work is. You Andhra workers, …

MORE THAN SUFFICIENT FOR ME

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Narayana Rao asked, “How can we retain contact with the Avatar constantly?” (March 1954). In response, Baba clarified: He means that now that Baba is physically among us, we feel the contact. But when Baba physically leaves us, this contact gradually cools down. How to retain it constantly? I will explain. Do you feel constantly hungry? When you are hungry, …

WHAT WILL YOU GAIN BY HAVING A STATUE BUILT?

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

THE WAR IS NECESSARY

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On March 6th, (1940) Dr. Jamshed D. Patel of Bangalore and Mr. N. Pestonji came to see Meher Baba. The following is a part of their conversation: Baba spelled from the alphabet board, “Although I am in seclusion and keep silence throughout, I am now very busy working internally for future developments. You will see the upheavals that will take …

REMINDER – BABA PROGRAMME AT KALYAN ON SATURDAY 7 MARCH 2020

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Dear Baba-lovers, As a part of Beloved Baba’s 126th Birth Anniversary celebrations, a special programme of bhajans, talk and Baba film has been organized at Kalyan on Saturday March 07, 2020 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Venue: Marathi Mandir Hall. Opp. Acharya Atre Ranga Mandir, Near Shivaji Chowk, Kalyan West. The programme is open to all. Please share the …

WHY DID JESUS SAY DIFFERENT THINGS?

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Life at the school ashram returned to a normal schedule again. In the course of his explanations on March 5th, (1928) the Master revealed what Jesus the Christ said: If poor God were only to sit in heaven like a thief, then He must be pitied. If Jesus said that God is in heaven, then he was not the Christ. But …

HE SUFFERED FROM SELF-DELUSION

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(March 1955) Daily, Eruch and Bhau had to leave Rosewood for the Judge’s bungalow at 5 A.M. to attend to Baba’s personal work. Baba ordered Krishnaji to bring tea each day at 6:30 A.M. from Rosewood for Kaikobad, Eruch, Sidhu, Ali Shah, Nilkanth and Bhau. He did as ordered, but brought tea for everyone except Bhau, for whom he felt …

OBEDIENCE – AN ESSENCE OF SPIRITUALITY

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(March 1958) From Jabalpur, Amiya Kumar Hazra and Ram Lakhan Sharma were sent for by Baba. Hazra, in an attempt to humble his own ego, had given up his job as a college professor and was serving as an apprentice soapstone carver in Bhedaghat, about thirteen miles from Jabalpur. Hazra’s leaving the college caused much misery to his parents. After …

THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH REALIZING THE TRUTH . . .

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…A large function was held in Madras on Sunday, March 2nd, (1930) at a place called Goschen.(K.J.) Dastur delivered a speech in an excited manner. In his fervor, he declared, “We, as Meher Baba’s lovers, should be prepared to write his messages in our own blood! Let us kill ourselves in disseminating his divine message among the people!” At this, …

ZOROASTRIAN PERFECT MASTER

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(March 1963) When the Parsis came back in the afternoon, Baba was drinking tea. He motioned to them to be seated and then started revealing to them about a Zoroastrian Perfect Master, the only one in recorded history: His name [in Persian] was Azar Kaivan. He came long after Prophet Zarathustra. He was so advanced that to get God-Realization, he laid down …

REMINDER – SHRI PRASHANT PRATAP AHIR TO SPEAK THIS SUNDAY

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Dear Baba-lovers, As a part of Beloved Baba’s 126th Birth Anniversary Celebrations, Shri Prashant Pratap Ahir would be speaking at the Bombay Centre on Sunday, March 01,  2020. The Sunday satsang will commence at 5:30 pm as usual and Prashant will begin his talk at 5:45 pm onwards. Please be on time and inform others in your contact. Jai Baba, …

DIVINE GAMES PLAYED BY GOD WITH THE HELP OF MAYA

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On Sunday, February 22nd, Baba dictated points to Chanji for a new message about the war. The main points were: From the only real spiritual viewpoint, wars, battles, fights, et cetera, are divine games played by God with the help of Maya. Maya, being both the medium for entrapping the soul into the maze of illusion and freeing the soul …

WHAT CARE DO I HAVE FOR EXPENSES WHERE MY WORK IS CONCERNED?

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(Feb. 1939) Baba had mentioned taking the women to Taragarh Hill, but later remarked, “To go there is a headache. A palanquin will have to be hired for Nonny as she will not be able to make the steep climb. Besides the expense, I think it will be difficult for all.” Meanwhile, Rano and Kitty talked it over among themselves …

SHE IS BLESSED AND NOW RESTS IN ETERNAL BLISS IN ME

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

BABA EXPLAINS NAAZ AND NIAZ

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The next morning, February 26th, (1954) at eight o’clock, Baba informed Ramjoo he wanted to dictate something about the Sufi terms “naaz and niaz,” and asked for Kishan Singh, who was not present but doing some work where the mandali were staying. Baba complained, “Whenever I get the urge to say something important, things go wrong; either the microphone does …

I STARTED THIS GAME . . .

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More news about Upasni Maharaj’s condition came from Sakori. Shireenmai had been visiting in Bombay and, on February 25th, she was sent by her son to Sakori to inquire about Maharaj on his behalf. Shireenmai returned on the 27th and, on Meher Baba’s wish, gave the mandali an account of her encounter: When I went near Maharaj’s cage in Sakori, …

WINNING HIS HEART – 2020 FLYER & REGISTRATION LINK

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Dear Baba-lovers, Winning His Heart – WHH – has become an integral part of Beloved Baba’s birthday celebrations since the past few years. WHH aims at co-operative and harmonious participation of Baba-lovers of all age groups in individual and group items in various fields of art – singing, dancing, music, drawing, drama and the like – to showcase each one’s talents to …

UNFOUNDED RUMOR

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Upon Baba’s arrival, an unfounded rumor was spread, and so the following Life Circular was dictated by him on February 22nd, 1953: 107-A Rajpur Road Dehra Dun A certain rumor concerning myself and my disciples has reached my ears. It is to the effect that during my stay in Rishikesh with my disciples in 1942, some parcels were sent to …

WHEN THE AVATAR WILL ‘STING’ (MANIFEST) EVERY LIFE SUSTAINED IN CREATION WILL FEEL IT.

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

THE THREE MESSAGES

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

I DO NOT LIKE THE WAYS IN WHICH LOVE FOR ME IS EXPRESSED

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(Feb. 1054) “Remember, I am the most divine and, at the same time, the most human, so much so that no one – not even the rishis – can fathom my depth, because I am infinitely slippery. I do not like the ways and ceremonials in which love for me is expressed, such as garlanding me, performing arti, and so …

WHAT IS THE USE OF HAVING MY PHOTOGRAPH ON PAPER . . .

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(Feb. 1958) Dr. Deshmukh wanted to have group photographs taken with Baba, but Eruch explained that there was no time. On Deshmukh’s insistence, Baba asked who would take this responsibility. He added that if the person who took the responsibility failed to fulfill it, he would have to fast for seven days on water – not for any spiritual benefit …

“MEHER HALL” BEING DRESSED UP FOR BELOVED BABA’S BIRTHDAY. HENCE NO PROGRAMMES TILL 24TH FEBRUARY 2020

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Dear Baba-lovers, As “MEHER HALL” is being dressed up for Beloved Baba’s birthday, there will be no special programmes, readings or satsang until Monday, 25th February – Baba’s Birthday. The Centre will, however, remain open for darshan at the posted hours on all these days i.e. from 5:30 P.M. till 7:30 P.M. Baba’s birthday celebrations will commence at 4:30 A.M. …

YOU SHOULD KNOW WHAT I WANT

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On Sunday morning, February 18th, 91962) at 9:45 A.M., the Ahmednagar bhajan group came to Meherazad to sing for Baba. Eruch and Don Stevens had gone out for a walk, as they would do every morning, but the Ahmednagar group had arrived fifteen minutes early. By the time Eruch and Don returned to Meherazad, Baba was already with them in …

A MIGHTY DIVINE JOKE

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After various other speeches, Ramjoo read out Baba’s message on Real Darshan (given in Dehra Dun). At ten-thirty, Baba dictated this message on the alphabet board: We are all one. Every one of you has the Infinite within, and yet, because of ignorance, everyone feels some kind of helplessness. It is a mighty divine joke that everyone, being most powerful and blissful, feels most …

INFINITE HONESTY AND INFINITE GOODNESS

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(Feb. 1954) Love for God can be expressed in so many ways because He has infinite aspects. The three aspects of power, knowledge and bliss are well known, but infinite honesty and infinite goodness are also main aspects – and goodness means where there is no thought of self. When you serve your fellow beings with selflessness, you serve God; …

REAL DEVOTIONAL MUSIC IS HERE

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(Feb. 1954) Nearly five thousand people gathered in Guntur. When Baba was about to leave after the darshan, a boy came running toward him. Prostrating himself, he laid his head on Baba’s feet. Baba had forbidden this sort of obeisance, and so in return he put his head on Eruch’s feet and remarked, “The boy is on the path.” Baba …

WITHOUT ACTUAL EXPERIENCE, ALL PHILOSOPHICAL STATEMENTS ARE IDLE TALK . . .

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In the spiritual path, these messages and addresses mean nothing. Without actual experience, all philosophical statements are idle talk, and all these ceremonies are a further addition to the existing illusion. If, instead of erecting churches, fire-temples, mandirs (temples) and mosques, people were to establish the House of God in their hearts for their Beloved God, my work will have …

SPIRITUAL SUICIDE SQUAD

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(Feb. 1954) Baba arrived in Dhanauri, where a special meeting of these workers was to be convened. Keshav called this congregation “Durbar-e-Khas” (the Court of the Selected Ones), and Bhau was nervous about what was to transpire, since Baba had stated in Mahabaleshwar he would appoint him the leader of a “spiritual suicide squad,” and he thought it was this …

MEANS TO FREE ONESELF FROM MAYA

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During this brief visit to Madras,  (Feb. 1934) Baba explained about Maya to Sampath Aiyangar: It is like this: If a person wants to take the pearl from the bottom of the ocean, then he should not shout at the pearl to come up while he sits on the beach. If he really wants the pearl, he should try his …

LIFE OF ABSOLUTE INACTION IS TO COMPLETELY SURRENDER TO A PERFECT MASTER

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(Feb. 1954)God is eternally free. To realize God is to attain liberation from the bondage of illusion. The greater the strife and the more intensified the struggle to attain liberation, the more the shackles of illusion are felt, because this very action brings greater awareness of the illusion, which then becomes all the more impressive and realistic. All actions, whether …

LOVING GOD IN DAILY LIFE

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(Feb. 1954) He gave this message through his alphabet board: I belong to no religion. Every religion belongs to me. My own personal religion is of my being the Ancient Infinite One, and the religion I teach to all is of love for God. This love can be practiced by anyone, high, low, rich, poor; and everyone of every caste …

. . . I ALSO FORGIVE, WHETHER YOU ARE FOUND GUILTY OR NOT

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(Feb. 1958) Seeing Baba perspiring, someone offered to fan him. Baba remarked, “I don’t need it. Those who embrace me give out a breeze of love. I sweat and I get the breeze. If not for enjoying the love of my lovers, why should I take this body? I have taken it only to undergo suffering, hardships, discomforts and inconveniences.” …

NOT YET LEARNED TO CONTROL ANGER

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(Feb. 1949) Meanwhile, Padri was busy fitting the plumbing to the new building at Pimpalgaon. Baba would visit daily and insist that he speed up the work. Once, in a teasing mood, Baba remarked to Padri, “Be more careful of the laborers working here. They are being paid and you must get a full day’s work from them.” Padri replied …

MANONASH

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(February 06, 1952) God is everywhere and does everything. God is within us and knows everything. God is without us and sees everything. God is beyond us and IS everything. The One, All-pervading, All-comprehending, All-powerful God, Who is the Self of ourselves and besides Whom nothing is real, has helped me and guided me during this Manonash period of my …

GIVE US SPEECH, O SILENT MEHER BABA

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During the New Life (1951), one of the bullocks from the caravan had been given to a friend of Kumar’s named Lekh Raj. Lekh Raj was the founder of Nanhi Duniya, a school for deaf and mute children in Dehra Dun. When Baba gave darshan in Dehra Dun back in November 1953, the children came with a long flower garland …

PILGRIMAGE TO MEHERABAD IN MARCH 2020

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Jai Baba Dear Baba family, Under the aegis of Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre a year end trip is planned to Meherabad: From Thursday the 12th (Dhooni) to Saturday the 14th of March Please note that children under the age of two years (complete) are not accommodated in MPR. The cost of the trips will be Rs 3,300/- for 3 …

BE HONEST IN MY LOVE

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One thing is definite: I love you more than you love me. Out of your love for me, you have come from distant places for my sahavas. I know each and every work you have done for me in Andhra and elsewhere, and there is no need for you to tell me anything about it – so much so that …

THE SPLIT “I” OR SPLIT EGO

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(Feb. 1958) On Baba’s instruction, Eruch then read the discourse on the Split “I” or Split Ego. One man, in regard to the Real “I” and the false “I,” interrupted and asked, “Does ‘I’ mean the physical body?” Baba replied: It is the false “I” that asks this question. “I am Mr. ‘X’ … I am hungry … I had …

THE SECRET IS THAT YOU HAVE TO BECOME WHAT YOU ALREADY ARE

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

REMINDER – HILLA TALWAR (KOTWAL) TO SPEAK AT THE CENTRE ON SUNDAY FEB.02.

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Dear Baba lovers, As intimated earlier, Hilla Talwar, daughter of Savak and Nergiz Kotwal. who lived with their family in Baba’s Ashram in early days, would be speaking about her life and times with Beloved Baba and His mandali. Date: Tomorrow, Sunday February 02, 2020. Time: 5:30 P.M. onward. Venue: Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre. Please inform others in your …

INWARDLY REMEMBER ME AS OFTEN AS YOU CAN. THAT IS MY REAL WORSHIP

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In the Dehra Dun group, (Feb. 1958) discord had arisen in some families about the manner in which certain family members were loving and worshiping Baba. Baba settled the matter in his masterful way, by advising the parties concerned not to hurt the feelings of their near and dear ones. In such cases, Baba stated, he preferred that they remove …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART 12

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The beginning of an endless new story! Mehera and the women Mandali came for their last darshan. All stood silently around the Tomb. In the pin-drop silence, only the loud sobs could be heard of the one who loved the only One as He should be loved. The women Mandali put a garland round Baba and with eyes that betrayed the sorrow in their …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART 11

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Happy Birthday to You! Some of Baba’s old treasures were shown by the Mandali to the lovers. One was an old patched coat, originally black but practically covered with patches of blue and black. Baba had said that this coat was the most sacred of His possessions. He had worn it steadily for eight years from 1921. Referring to the coat, …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART 10

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Would there be a resurrection today? The women Mandali occupied the empty rooms on Meherabad hill. They would come several times each day to see Baba in the Tomb. The long queues of men, women and children would then be temporarily stopped and the Tomb vacated. Mehera and the other women Mandali would then enter the Tomb. To see Mehera …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART 9

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Sleeping on a bed of roses! Two volunteers remained in the Tomb all the time. One would fan Baba while he sat on the landing of the crypt, the other would be busy collecting flowers at the door and swabbing the floor with a wet cloth to remove the dust that flew inside in plenty with thousands stamping and bowing at the door. The …

TIME TABLE AND WEBCAST – 51ST AMARTITHI 2020

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Timetable & Webcast – 51st Amartithi 2020 Jai Meher Baba! Dear Beloved Baba’s Family, The 51st Amartithi 2020 programme timetable is now available for viewing online on the Avatar Meher Baba Trust website.  Simply click on this link: 51st Amatithi Programme Or open the Avatar Meher Baba Trust website ambppct.org, and go to the Home page tabs:   Activities/Events. On the “Events” page, click …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART 8

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They were tears of love ! 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 the whole night in the Tomb on Friday …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART 7

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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 the last time in …

MEHER BABA’S LAST SAHAVAS – PART 6

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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 and had the …

HILLA TALWAR (KOTWAL) TO SPEAK AT THE BOMBAY CENTRE

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Dear Baba lovers,   Jai Baba!   We are happy to inform that Hilla Talwar would be speaking about her life and times with Beloved Baba at our Bombay Centre on Sunday February 2, 2020.   Hilla first met Baba when she was around 3 to 4 months old. While at their home during Baba’s short stay in Bombay, He …