BABA DID NOT NAME THE MYSTERIOUS SPIRIT

On February 5th, (1946) Eruch brought a mast, and then returned to Poona. Baba would work with the mast in seclusion and then go for a walk on Tembi Hill with the women. They would collect bright pebbles and rocks from the hill; at times both of Baba’s pockets bulged with the shining geodes. These were eventually put in the …

WHAT IS BABA’S WORK?

(Feb. 1958) What is Baba’s work? It is to explain to people who and what Baba is. Baba has always emphasized that one should love all, slander no one, not make others suffer and have a pure heart. Baba is the Avatar of the Age and the greatest work anyone can do is to love Baba as Baba ought to …

BY MY LIVING PRESENCE, I CLEAN THE TANGLED ATMOSPHERE OF THE SHRINES . . .

(Feb.1939) On one occasion, referring to the purpose of his visits to different shrines, tombs or dargahs of saints and Perfect Masters, Baba stated: By my living presence, I clean the tangled atmosphere of the shrines of the dead saints, Sadgurus and Qutubs. This complicated atmosphere is of the thought world. Thought force is really very strong and powerful. Chaitanya did …

CIRCULAR – TO THOSE WHO LOVE ME AND OBEY ME AND TO THOSE WHO WOULD DO SO

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, …

AND NOW MEHERA IS MY RADHA

(Jan. 1939) The next day 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 …

BOMBAY CENTRE TO REMAIN OPEN FOR SELECTED HOURS ON 31ST JANUARY 2024

Jai Baba to all! On the occasion of the 55th Amartithi of Avatar Meher Baba, the Bombay Centre will remain open on Wednesday 31st January, 2024 from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm and again from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. In remembrance of our Eternal Beloved, we will observe silence from 12 noon to 12:15 pm followed by prayers and …

THAT DOG WILL LIVE LONGER THAN MAHATMA GANDHI

On Friday, 30 January 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 …

SEVEN MESSAGES FROM BOMBAY

Baba wished a week’s change of pace before the sahavas began, so on January 21st (1958) he was driven to Bombay once again with the men and women mandali and stayed at Ashiana. There too preparations and discussions about the sahavas continued. In Bombay, Baba dictated seven brief messages, which he ordered to be translated into five languages, painted on …

NO DRUGS – PART 2

(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: “Your letter made me happy. I know you are a sincere seeker of Truth. My love will help you. My love blessing to you and those …

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NO DRUGS – 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 …

THE FIRST TIME BABA RODE IN AN AIRPLANE

On January 26th, (1931) Sarosh hired a small, private airplane and brought it to Deolali. Baba, brother Beheram and six others took a ride in it. This was the first time the Master rode in an airplane. Lord Meher, Original Publication, Bhau Kalchuri, Vol. 4, p. 1357.

FUNDAMENTAL LESSON OF THE FUTILITY OF THINGS IN LIFE

(Jan. 1942) The greatest lesson that this war has taught to all of us is the futility of false values in life, such as wealth, property, possessions, et cetera, which have no consideration or value at all when life itself is at stake. People with immense wealth, owning valuable properties which they have amassed and built up after years of …

SURRENDER MUST NOT BE EXTERNAL, BUT INTERNAL

(Jan. 1939) 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 be attached to Maya. One must remain …

BABA WOULD NOT LIKE TO WORK WITH A MAST WHO RECOGNIZED HIM

One day in January (1947), Eruch was sent to the village of Bhor to bring Bhorwala Baba to the ashram. He was Muslim and an adept pilgrim of mental consciousness. As usual, Eruch told the thin, elderly mast that he wanted to take him to see his elder brother, but the mast, who was not fooled, corrected him, “You are not …

THE GOAL OF MY LONG PILGRIMAGE

A yogi from Pondicherry named Shuddhanand Bharati, age fifty-six, came there for Baba’s darshan. Many years before, Bharati had met Sai Baba, who had given him a candy, saying, “Your Beloved will possess you soon. Keep silent and centered on the Self.” Sadguru Upasni Maharaj had once told Shuddhanand, “The Beloved of your life will one day embrace you.” Now, …

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR FUTURE GENERATION (CONTD.)

The following is Eruch Jessawala’s full reply to P. Ramalingeshwara Rao: 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 to and …

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR FUTURE

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: …

EVERYTHING EXCEPT YOUR BEING INFINITE IS ILLUSION

During the following day, (January 18, 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 …

THEN ONLY WOULD WE BE TO BE

One day, Baba (in January 1959) commented to his lovers, “It is not your love for me that matters; it is my love for you that counts. One who does not seek my blessing and desires nothing from me but to be able to obey me and serve me is my true lover.” He also dictated this poem: “For me  is …

SPIRITUAL LIFE CANNOT BE JUDGED ON THE BASIS OF MORALITY . . .

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 not to …

THE ROOT OF ALL OUR DIFFICULTIES, INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIAL IS SELF-INTEREST

When suffering leads to real, eternal happiness, we should not attach importance to this suffering. It is to eliminate suffering that suffering has to be. People suffer because they are not satisfied. They want more and more. Ignorance gives rise to greed and vanity. If you want nothing, would you then suffer? But you do want. If you did not …