THE MESS OF THIS AGE WILL BE DISSOLVED BY THE FIRE OF PURE LOVE

Early the next morning, at 4 A.M., Baba sanctified the Betwa River by bathing with its water. He also drank some of the water. Baba gave darshan at Ichhuara on February 4th, (1954) and thousands had the gift of his prasad as people from neighboring villages also came for the occasion. Baba also made house visits to the homes of …

THE MORE YOU THINK OF ME, THE MORE YOU WILL REALIZE MY LOVE FOR YOU

Make me your constant companion. Think of me more than you think of your own self. The more you think of me, the more you will realize my love for you. Your duty is to keep me constantly with you throughout your thoughts, speech and actions. They do their duty who, sincere in their faith and love, surrender to me, …

THE THREE MESSAGES

(February 1954) Baba then asked Eruch to read out the three messages that Baba had dictated. The first message was: Do not listen to the voice of the mind. Listen to the voice of the heart. Mind wavers; heart does not falter. Mind fears; heart is not daunted. Mind is the house of doubts, reasonings and theories; heart, when purified, …

CIRCULAR – THE FREEDOM TO SEE ME

Many lovers were writing to Baba for darshan, and so, on Sunday, February 1st, (1959) Baba had this circular issued: To those who love me and obey me and to those who would do so: In the Meherabad Gathering of July 10th, 1958, I had expressed my wish that, henceforth, none should expect or seek from me any discourse, interview, …

TO LIVE ETERNALLY IN THE HEARTS OF ALL HIS LOVERS

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 …

THE DOG WILL LIVE LONGER THAN MAHATMA GANDHI

On January 30th, (1948) a mad person who was walking on the road in Ahmednagar was brought to Pimpalgaon. The person who brought him thought he was a mast, but Baba indicated that he was simply mad. He was full of lice and Baba shaved his head, gave him a bath and clothed him in new clothes. After feeding him, …

YOU BOYS CAN NOW ROB ME

(Jan. 1959) Baba was driven to the reform school. In a lighthearted mood, he remarked: “When I was a boy, I used to steal things and eatables from the pantry at home, and was full of boyish mischief. But when I grew up, I robbed God outright! I became One with Him. You boys can now rob me of my …

NOW, MEHERA IS MY RADHA

The next day (January 28, 1939)they went to Mathura, where Krishna was born; to Gokul, where he spent his childhood; and to Vrindavan, where he lived with the gopis. Near a temple in Vrindavan, a young mast who was playing the flute saw Baba and exclaimed, “Here comes my Murlivale – the Flute Player! I have been waiting for you!” (1) The mast was …

BOMBAY CENTRE TO REMAIN OPEN ON AMARTITHI

Dear Baba-lovers, Jai Baba! Our Bombay Centre will remain open in the morning of the Amartithi, Tuesday, 31st January 2023 between 10:30 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. This is to afford an opportunity to those Baba-lovers who could not make it to Meherabad  for the Amartithi, to spend quiet time with Beloved Baba. Complete silence will be observed from 12:00 noon …

SURRENDER AND GRACE

(Jan. 1939) 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 avoid your responsibilities. But while doing these duties, one must not …

“THE TIME HAS COME WHEN THE OCEAN OF LOVE HAS TO FLOOD THE RIVERS . . .

EARLY THAT EVENING, (Jan. 26, 1953) at about five o’clock, the largest mass darshan program during the three months of Baba’s Fiery Free Life took place at Ram Kothi (the name of the fairgrounds) in Eluru. A giant multitude of an estimated sixty thousand people had assembled. There was a sea of heads as far as the eye could see. …

SUCH WAS THE SPIRITUAL LIFE WITH MEHER BABA

(Jan. 1955) Meanwhile, two Nepalese boy-servants named Khushal and Kirpal had been brought to Satara from Dehra Dun for work. One morning when they failed to get up on time, Aloba treated them roughly. He was overseeing the kitchen work for several months, and the boys were working under his direction. The incident was mentioned to Baba, who ordered him …

Trust Circular – Covid-19 precautionary measure

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Beloved Avatar Meher Baba, Beloved Baba’s 54th Amartithi is just a week away! We are all eagerly awaiting to gather for Amartithi at Meherabad in HIS love and remembrance, after a gap of two years. Keeping in mind the Covid-19 virus is still around, all pilgrims are advised to wear masks for their own safety. Looking …

PROGRAM SCHEDULE FOR BELOVED BABA’S 54TH AMARTITHI

23 January 2023 Jai Baba dear Beloved Meher’s family, We are pleased to inform you that the schedule/timetable for Beloved Baba’s 54th Amartithi Program Schedule (30th-31st Jan, 1st Feb. 2023) is now posted online on the Avatar Meher Baba Trust official website, avatarmeherbabatrust.org.  Here is the link:  https://avatarmeherbabatrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/54th-Amartithi-2023-Program-Schedule.pdf. Another way to find the schedule is open the Home page of avatarmeherbabatrust.org and click on the link that reads: “54th Amartithi Program …

TRY TO FORGET YOURSELF AND DO ALL FOR BABA

(Jan. 1937) 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, Baidul and Dr. Nilu. After they toured the ashram and saw the mad and masts, Baba discoursed about selfless service: As an object …

GOD IN A PILL? PART 2

(CONTINUED FROM YESTERDAY) (Jan. 1966) Meher Baba stated that Richard Alpert was a sincere seeker, and therefore he dictated this detailed reply which was sent to him in Los Altos, California, through his secretary, Adi K. Irani: Dear Mr. Alpert, Your letter and the book sent by you to Meher Baba have been received and brought to his attention and …

GOD IN A PILL? PART 1

(Jan. 1966) According to Baba’s instructions, Robert Dreyfuss had returned to America and begun the work Baba had given him of dissuading young people from taking drugs. One day he received a long distance phone call from the clinical psychologist Dr. Richard Alpert, Allan Cohen’s former professor at Harvard. Dr. Alpert, with Dr. Timothy Leary and Dr. Ralph Metzner, had …

HILLA TALWAR’S TALK ON SUNDAY 22ND AT THE BOMBAY CENTRE CANCELLED

Dear Baba-lovers, Jai Baba! We are sorry to inform that owing to dear Hilla’s sudden ill-health, she had to regretfully cancel her talk at the Bombay Centre on Sunday the 22nd of January, 2023. We all wish her a speedy recovery. The weekly Sunday satsang will be conducted as usual. Please inform others in your contact. In Baba’s love, Cyrus …

TIME LIMIT REDUCED FOR AMARTITHI PERFORMANCE

FORWARDED MESSAGE Jai Meher Baba!  Dear Beloved Baba’s Family, This notice is lovingly intended for all those who have submitted a request to perform for Beloved Meher Baba during the 54th Amartithi programme on 30th Jan, 31st Jan and 1st Feb. 2023: The time limit for song or dance performance will be 4 minutes (not 5 minutes as previously announced.) This year, because of the …

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FROM BABA FOR POSTERITY – PART 2

The following is Eruch Jessawala’s full reply to P. Ramalingeshwara Rao: (Yesterday’s post). Meherazad Ahmednagar February 1st, 1963 My dear brother, Your letter of 19th January was forwarded to me by dear brother Adi for being read out to Beloved Baba and for reply to you. In spite of Baba’s ban for a full year on the flow of correspondence …

HILLA TALWAR TO SPEAK AT THE BOMBAY BABA CENTRE ON SUNDAY 22ND JANUARY

Dear Baba-lovers, Jai Baba! We are very happy to inform you that Mrs. Hilla Talwar, daughter of Nergiz and Savak Kotwal (Baba’s mandali) and sister of Naju Kotwal (Author of ‘He gves The Ocean’) will be visiting our Bombay Centre on Sunday, 22nd January 2023 in the evening. The Kotwal family was privileged to have dedicated their entire lives to …

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FROM BABA FOR POSTERITY – PART 1

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. Baba sent the following eight messages to Kodury to be displayed in Mehersthan: …

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 him back to Nasik, but Masa’s health was broken and …

EVERYTHING EXCEPT YOUR BEING INFINITE, IS ILLUSION

During the following day, (January 17, 1937) 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 one of you think it is possible to …