GOD IS WITHIN AND CAN BE FOUND ONLY THERE

On November 25th, (1964) an Englishman who had become a sanyasi (renunciant) and had taken the Sanskrit name of Mahendra Nath (1) showed up unexpectedly in Meherazad. During their meeting, Baba asked him, “Where will you proceed from here?” “Hardwar,” he replied. “And from Hardwar?” “Benares.” “How long will you go on wandering like this?” “I am not wandering but …

. . . AN INSEPARABLE PART OF A DEFINITE PLAN

(November 1923) The Master, with Ghani, Gustadji, and Ramjoo, left for Lonavla by train. At the Bombay station, Ghani’s father happened to be waiting for the same train on the platform, and it proved an awkward moment because Baba’s journey was to be kept secret. With tact, before the old man had seen Baba, Ramjoo led him into another compartment …

TO HAVE MY REAL DARSHAN IS TO FIND ME

(November 1953) I am happy to be in your midst. It is the love of some of my lovers that has drawn you all together today to have my darshan. But to have my Real Darshan  is not easy. To see me at close quarters, to do obeisance to me, to offer me fruits and flowers, to bow down to …

ALL ILLUSORY WORDS ARE WITHIN GOD

Baba then commented, “What is there to worry about? So don’t worry! Yesterday, it rained and you got drenched. What did happen? Nothing! Today, it is just the same here. Nothing happened yesterday; it is just today!” Baba took a large glass in his hands which was covered with bright golden paper and marked “GOD.” (Inside the big glass were …

THE ONLY THING I HAVE FOR AND CAN GIVE IS FORGIVENESS

(Nov.. 21, 1955) Don’t be afraid. There is no need to say anything. If I am the Avatar, then I know everything. The only thing I have come for and can give is forgiveness. It is the most supreme thing for those who are forgiven. Christ often said, “I forgive you, I forgive you.” Some considered this as his prasad …

FOR YOU, THIS IS THE ONLY REMEDY TO FREE YOURSELF . . .

(Nov. 1955) Tomorrow, I will speak to you for five minutes and tell you about the gift of love. I am going to test who has understood love. I will see who is bold enough to deserve this gift. It matters not if what I am going to tell you to do, you are unable to do. If you feel …

QUARRELS OVER WORDS AND EXPLANATIONS THAT THE PROPHET NEVER UTTERED.

On November 12th, (1937) Baba allowed a Christian minister on board to meet him. The minister was reading the book by Rom Landau entitled God Is My Adventure and pointed out a chapter about Baba in the book. During their discussion, while speaking about the Bible, Baba commented to the minister: If a lecturer speaks today before a gathering of …

TRUTH IS INFINETELY SIMPLE AND TO REALIZE IT IS NATURALLY ALSO EASY

On November 18th, (1937) Baba gave this message to that small group of passengers: Truth is infinitely simple and to realize it is naturally also easy. Complications are not natural to unity because duality is based on complications. Books, philosophies and different terms, all lead to confusion and contradiction if not applicable to one’s spiritual tendency. God-Realization means living in …

MY PRESENT FORM IS SIMILAR TO SHIVAJI’S IN MANY WAYS

Later, while discoursing about a Sadguru’s circle, Baba revealed: When a man or woman dies, he or she sometimes takes a different human form in the next birth. This form is distinctly different from the previous form. Even in hundreds and thousands of births, no two human forms are similar. But even this has an exception. A person who enters a …

ONE SINCER LOVER CAN PRODUCE THOUSANDS OF LOVERS

ouching on work done in his name, Baba stated: Every time, I have been telling you to love me more and more, and to tell others about my love. Today, I want to stress the point that before speaking to others about my love, search within your own hearts and determine if you are worthy to love me or not. …

MAKE ME YOUR CONSTANT COMPANION

Meanwhile, devotees in Kovvur, Andhra, wished to start a center there in Meher Baba’s name, for which he gave his approval. In a letter dated November 15th, (1953) he sent them a message about making him their “Constant Companion:” Make me your constant companion. Think of me more than you think of your own self. The more you think of …

THE TWO ASPECTS OF DIVINITY

The Master’s message, “The Two Aspects of Divinity,” was delivered on this occasion by Ghani Munsiff, an excerpt of which is as follows: However dark the clouds and whatever may be the poignancy of pain and despair, one spiritual fact, embodying cheer and hope to suffering humanity, must not be lost sight of, and which I am going to convey …

A DIVINE PRETEXT

Arriving in Surat the following day, (November 12, 1923) the Master went to the bazaar near the railway station accompanied by Adi, Ghani, Gustadji and Ramjoo. On the way back, he spotted a Hindu boy of about eighteen in a pitiable condition. The boy was shivering in the cold. At Baba’s request, Ramjoo inquired and found that the boy had …

EVRYTHING IS GOD! NOTHING IS GOD! THINK ABOUT IT.

Later in the afternoon that day (November 11, 1940) Baba decided to move to a house in Kandy. He remarked, “In Ceylon everything hopeful is hopeless, and everything hopeless is hopeful! At least in this new bungalow there are no ghosts!” When some of the women looked relieved by this last remark, Baba commented: Why be afraid of ghosts? A …

BABA’S DESOTO CAR ON DISPLAY AT MEHERAZAD

Baba’s DeSoto Car Meherazad, Beloved Baba’s home, has a new surprise to delight the hearts of His pilgrims. Baba’s DeSoto car is now on display for all His lovers to see and enjoy. In 1960, Arnavaz and Nariman Dadachanji, presented Baba with a special gift: they wrapped a huge red ribbon around the bonnet of an imported 1956 model DeSoto …

YOU ARE RIGHT. I AM EVER-CHANGING, FOR IT IS LIFE ITSELF . . .

A group of six people came to meet Baba on November 11th. (1931). Among them was Norina Matchabelli, who brought a young lady named Anita de Caro. (1) Anita was a talented art student in whom Norina had taken an interest and was helping financially. On one occasion, Anita recalled her first encounter with Meher Baba: I had been brought up Catholic. …

LISTEN, HUMANITY

Baba did not come to Meherabad on November 9th. (1955). On that day, Adi Jr., Francis Brabazon and Don Stevens returned to Ahmednagar from their trip to the Ellora Caves, and the next morning, were driven with Nariman, Meherjee and Vishnu to Meherazad. Baba discussed matters with the mandali and then gave Francis and Don a tour of the property. …

IF YOU HAVE NO THOUGHT, THEN IT IS LOVE

After Bhau had joined Baba, his wife, Rama, and two children, Sheela and Mehernath, had gone to stay with Rama’s parents in a village about a hundred miles from Nagpur. Sheela was over four years old, and her brother was three. One day, Mehernath accidently knocked his sister against a large vessel of boiling milk, and Sheela suffered severe burns. …

I AM LIKE FIRE

ON NOVEMBER 7th, (1955) Baba arrived in Meherabad at about 8 A.M. Eruch and Kaka Baria accompanied him from Meherazad, as did Kumar and Kishan Singh, who had come from Dehra Dun for the program and were staying at Meherazad. According to Baba’s instructions, Adi Jr., Francis Brabazon and Don Stevens left early that day in Nariman’s car with his driver …

. . . AND ONE OUT OF THEMILLIONS REALIZE ME

Baba arrived in Meherabad at 7:40 A.M., on November 12th. (1955). The sahavas group was standing on the roadside a furlong ahead, and no sooner was Baba’s car seen coming, than thunderous shouts of his praise rent the air. Almost everyone carried costly garlands, and on Baba’s entering the hall, the usual garlanding and embracing began, in the midst of …

BABA AT THE RAMAKRISHNA ASHRAM IN NAGPUR

(Nov. 12, 1944) Remaining there for only a short time, Baba left at five o’clock to visit the nearby Ramakrishna Ashram. There, the Swami Bhaskareshwar Ananda received him. Justice Puranik read Baba’s message, “God As the Only Reality,” which was translated by Deshmukh into Marathi and into Hindi by Manek Mehta. Part of it was: God-Realization is sometimes mistakenly thought …

EVEN MY TELLING LIE IS SPEAKING THE TURTH . . .

He (Baba) then went to see his brother Beheram. (November 1948) Baba met his brothers Jal, Beheram and his family at their family’s home. Beheram’s three-year old twins, Rustom and Sohrab, were identical and Baba asked Perin, “Which is Sohrab and which is Rustom?” Perin could tell them apart, but Jal and Beheram could not. Baba asked her for a …

MY DEAR WORKERS

NOVEMBER 3, 1962 – MY DEAR WORKERS. My dear workers: In spite of telling you very often that I will not give you any more messages or discourses, I find myself doing just this thing which is what I do not want to do. This is because most of you do things which I do not like you doing. I …

MY DEAR CHILDREN

My Dear Children – East-West Gathering, November 1962: Two days later Baba gave those present a stern rebuke, which might also have been directed towards the world in general. “I had to give you a message on Thursday because you expected one; and the theme of the message was on your being my children, because despite much talk about a …