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WHEN I GIVE ANYTHING UNASKED, IT IS REALLY GIVEN

Baba devoted that day, (Feb.24, 1954) from 8:30 to 11:30 A.M., and again from 3:30 to 6 P.M., to house visits. At least sixty homes were visited, as well as a few schools, another Sai Baba temple, the Theosophical High School and various business establishments that were owned or managed by Baba lovers, such as the Venkatarah Printing Press. Baba …

GOOD NEWS FOR BOMBAY BABA-LOVERS

AN APPEAL FOR DONATIONS   The Board of Trustees of the Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre is happy to announce that by the Grace of Beloved Baba, we have been able to procure the adjoining two blocks of office premises, namely, A-25 & 26 at a total consideration of Rs.2.10 crores. Although some of the other properties in the same …

THE DIVINE BELOVED ANSWERS HIS TRUE LOVER’S PRAYER

(Feb. 1954) Baba was occupied with these visits until late that evening. A touching incident occurred when Baba visited the Venkata Rama Elementary School. Baba’s visit to Eluru had been publicized through handbills containing Baba’s photograph. A small boy had seen one and requested his parents to please take him to meet Meher Baba. But being a strictly orthodox Brahmin …

DIVINE GAMES PLAYED BY GOD WITH THE HELP OF MAYA

On Sunday, February 22nd, (1942) 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 …

THE THREE MESSAGES

At 6:30 A.M. on Sunday, February 21st, (1954) the mandali were called before Baba at his residence. Baba informed Dhanapathy Rao, “On the 2nd (of March) I want all workers present, small and big, every one of them, because work must be done honestly or be stopped. I work since ages. I am the only one who works. But if …

THIS NEW LIFE IS ENDLESS

AFTER BREAKFAST on Monday, February 20th, 1950, Baba called the companions, and again explained in detail the implications and importance of the conditions. The entire day was spent in discussing and repeating the conditions of the various plans. A list of all the conditions was made, and Baba dictated the following: Although the New Life has emerged from me, I am …

IT WOULD BE BEST TO ESTABLISH MY PHOTOGRAPH IN ONE’S HEART

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 but as …

TRUE LOVE NEVER EXPRESSES ITSELF OUTWARDLY

Baba arrived at Meherabad at 8:15, on the morning of February 17th. (1958). Eight men took turns carrying him up the Hill in his lift-chair. The sahavas group in their enthusiasm disregarded Baba’s instructions to follow his chair and made much noise and raised a lot of dust by running in front of him. To control them, Baba ordered them …

ONE DAY I WILL GIVE YOU THE REAL LIGHT

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

WHAT MAHARAJ WAS DOING WAS BEYOND PRAISE OR DEVOTION

Before moving to Mysore, Baba had emphasized to the mandali not to observe his birthday, since he would be in seclusion. Accordingly, it was not observed in Meherabad, Ahmednagar, Nasik or Mysore. Baba visited Bangalore on Sunday, February 16th, the day of his forty-second birthday according to the Zoroastrian calendar. He had already informed the Aiyangar family that his birthday …

WHOEVER STANDS FOR ME, STANDS FOR THE TRUTH . . .

There was no public celebration of Meher Baba’s fifty-second birthday on Friday, February 15th, 1946; but Baba did give this message to his lovers, issued through a circular: Your love, your devotion, your steadfastness amidst storms of opposition, self-created or real, are commendable. Your allegiance to the cause of Truth for which alone I stand is unique. Every year that …

THE TASK FOR SPIRITUAL WORKERS

On  Sunday, February 14th, 1943, the day of Baba’s forty-ninth birthday, gatherings were held in six different cities: Poona, Bombay, Nagpur, Sholapur, Madras and Lahore. One gathering could not be aranged in Hyderabad as Baba wished. Baba sent a representative to each place to deliver His message, “The Task for Spiritual Workers.” Adi Sr. went to Lahore, Savak Kotwal to Poona, …

BABA EXPLAINS ABOUT THE WORKING OF MINDS OF A SADGURU’S CIRCLE MEMBERS

On February 13th, (1927) while discoursing about the mind, sanskaras and the manner in which they work Baba explained: The process of spending old sanskaras and creating new ones applies to ordinary people, the masses of humanity. For those members of his circle, however, the Sadguru stops this creation of new sanskaras and gradually destroys the old ones. And when …

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

(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 …

THE GREATEST JOY FOR THE LOVERS WAS THUS A TORTURE FOR THEIR BELOVED!

(Feb. 1958) Meanwhile at Meherazad that morning, Baba had not cleared his bowels. After driving some distance in the car, Baba indicated to Eruch that he had to use the toilet. “Should we stop at Adi’s on the way?” Eruch asked. “No, no,” gestured Baba. “Just hurry and drive straight to Meherabad.” Again on the way, Baba indicated he had …

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PILGRIMAGE TO MEHERABAD IN MARCH 2024

Jai Baba Avatar Meher Baba Bombay Centre has arranged pilgrimages to Meherabad From: 8th to 10 March (all days holidays) AND 11th to 13th March (12th being Dhuni Day and MPR closing for summer from the 15th) Contact us after receiving booking confirmation from MPR. Jimmy 98209 67005 Bomi 97696 06179 Sam 98206 26276

SPIRITUAL TRANSFER OF POWER AND AUTHORITY

Ghani then asked why an authorization in writing – known as sanad-e-vilayat – is required prior to a saint’s being put in charge of a spiritual jurisdiction. He cited the incident of the Mohammedan saint, Ali Ahmed Sabir, who was ordered by his Master to obtain the authority of his sainthood signed and endorsed by another Master, Hazrat Jamal Hansvi, prior to assuming his …

IT IS SO EASY TO FALL AND, WITH THE FALL, TO GET ENTANGLED

Phillipe Dupuis of Paris, France, had written to Baba for permission to come and see him. Baba granted permission, and Dupuis arrived in Bombay on February 6th. On February 9th, (1959) he was brought by Adi directly to Meherabad, arriving at 9:00 A.M. Without obtaining Baba’s permission, Dupuis had brought Vilayat Khan, the eldest son of the Sufi teacher Inayat …

GOD-REALIZATION IS ALWAYS GIVEN BY ONLY ONE MASTER

During the night of February 8th. (1923) , Ghani was reading to the Master from the book The life of Ghouse Ali – a Mohammedan Qutub who was a ghouse type Perfect  Master like Sai Baba, and separated his physical body as an aspect of his spiritual working. Ghani asked, “Why did Ghouse Ali Shah have to contact nineteen different Masters – eleven Mohammedans …

THE TRUE SIGN OF LOVE IS TO GIVE EVERYTHING – TO GIVE AND GIVE!

In Rahuri, on Sunday, February 7th, (1937) Baba gave up solid food and began fasting for the last ten days of his forty-day fast on only water. Two days passed and Baba went to Nasik. Gathering the group, he explained some spiritual points, starting with agents: Qutub in Sufism means center. That center controls the whole universe through his agents. Meetings …