LEARN TO USE MODERN CONVENIENCES – NOT TO BE USED BY THEM

In London, Baba had described the outstanding features of the Nasik ashram, warning the Westerners that they would have to adopt a simple life. But on their arrival, they discovered that Baba had provided for their comfort in every minute way. Rano Gayley recollected: “When we arrived in India, we were under the impression that we would be sleeping on …

THE SEX ACT

During one incident while holding darshan in Bombay on December 21st, (1937) a finely dressed young gentleman was in line. He was weeping and bemoaning. When he approached Baba, Baba stopped him, looked into his eyes and asked, “Did you carry out all my orders?” The young man could not say a word. Baba spelled out, “An order is much …

BABA’S CONTACT WITH MAST KALI KAMBLIWALA

Leaving Manmad that evening, Baba arrived in Badnera on the morning of December 20th, (1952) where he was met by Pendu, Deshmukh and Meherjee. There Baba wanted to contact a certain mast named Kali Kambliwala, with whom he had worked several times before. But when the mast saw Baba’s black car approaching, he became highly irritated. Later it was learned that he …

THE TIGER WHO THOUGHT HE WAS A SHEEP

On December 20th, (1928) Baba emphasized to the boys, “Every thing is in God, but the help of the Sadguru is needed in order to know and experience God.” To illustrate this, Meher Baba narrated the following story: Once in the jungle, a tigress died after giving birth to a cub. The cub remained hungry, without food or water for …

THREE DAYS LEFT FOR AMARTITHI PROGRAM SPOT REQUEST

17th December 2023   Jai Baba dear Beloved Baba’s Family,  20TH December up to midnight is the LAST DATE to submit your 55th Amartithi program request.   Only 4 days remain – so please make your request immediately!  Late submissions cannot be considered – our program is too full!  This is a loving notice and reminder for all those who wish to offer a song, dance or …

SHARING SAMADHI SUPER-STRUCTURE DESIGN

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SHARING SAMADHI SUPER-STRUCTURE DESIGN

SAMADHI SUPER-STRUCTURE DESIGN To Meher Baba’s Worldwide Family, The Avatar Meher Baba Trust is initiating planning for the Super-Structure that will overarch Baba’s Samadhi, and is inviting His lovers to participate in its design. At this time, all who are interested may submit ideas for design. This document:  Provides background information about the Super-Structure  Clarifies the timing of …

SAMADHI SUPER-STRUCTURE DESIGN ANNOUNCEMENT

Trust Circular SAMADHI SUPER-STRUCTURE DESIGN ANNOUNCEMENT Dear Sisters and Brothers in Beloved Avatar Meher Baba, On a scorching summer day on 6th April 1959, Meher Baba, the Avatar of this Age, took His seat beneath a tin shed, mere footsteps from the sacred ground destined to cradle His Tomb-shrine on Meherabad Hill. In the presence of the Ahmednagar Registrar, the …

REMOVE THIS MIRROR OF SANSKARAS AND SEE YOUR OWN REAL SELF

Meher Baba gave discourses to the children, often using similes and analogies to illustrate his points. On December 18th, (1927) Baba brought out a doll and explained the progression of evolution. Bending the head of the doll downward and folding all its limbs inside, Baba stated, “This is the state of inanimate objects in the world, such as stones, rocks …

REMEMBER, EVEN IF YOU LEAVE ME, I WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU

The following day, December 17, (1928) Baba began cleaning the boys’ toilets, allowing only his brother Jal to help in this work. Regarding this lowly task, Baba explained to the mandali: Sadgurus are in the highest state, yet they work like sweepers to abolish the bad sanskaras of sinners; but here I have to do this outwardly filthy work of cleaning the …

SEEING BABA WEEP WAS AN UNUSUAL OCCURRENCE

From Sunday, December 16th, (1956) Baba began feeling and looking weaker in health. His physical pains had risen with renewed intensity. Because Baba’s leg was in traction, the sandbag weights would drag him gradually toward the foot of the bed, and when he was shifted up the bed again, he had terrible pains. There were abrasions on his back, because …

THIRD REMINDER – ACCOMMODATION DONATION FOR BABA’S AMARTITHI

Avatar Meher Baba Ki Jai! As known, pilgrims who wish to be accommodated at Meherabad for 55th Amartithi must send an amount of Rs.50/- per person for lodging arrangements to the AMBPPC Trust as AMARTITHI DONATIONS. Now, you can send such donations through the AMBPPCT online app. This is the preferred and convenient mode of registration and payment for the …

THIRD REMINDER – 55TH AMARTITHI OF AVATAR MEHER BABA

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THE LOVE OF ALL MY LOVERS SUPPORTS ME IN THE BURDEN I CARRY

On the evening of December 15th, ​(1956) Baba informed the women mandali: During the last seventy-five days of my seclusion, beginning from the day of the accident, I have to work through physical suffering. The main pattern of its intensity resembles climbing a hill: the first three weeks being in the ascension. Therefore, the critical week beginning tomorrow is the …

IT IS QUITE EASY TO EXTRICATE ONESELF FROM THE ROUNDS OF BIRTH AND DEATH

ENDING THE SECLUSION on December 14th (1935), Baba and a few mandali went to Bombay where a darshan program was held at Naoroji Dadachanji’s home. The family was now residing upstairs in Boman Lodge near Khodadad Circle in Dadar. During the darshan, the Master stopped and dictated this message for all present: One should be free from birth and death. …

THE SADGURUS AND AVATAR

After a short visit to Dhulia to see Kalemama, on the 15th of December (1929) , Baba gave the following explanation to the mandali about the difference between the Avatar and the Perfect Masters: Every God-Realized personality is perfect. However, those who come down and act as Masters – the Sadgurus and Avatar – come down with their minds universal and …

INTERNATIONAL MEHERABAD YOUNG ADULT SAHAVAS 2024

International Meherabad Young Adult Sahavas 2024 Saturday, June 8, 2024 to Friday, June 14, 2024, at Meherabad. Loving Jai Meher Baba!! We invite young adult Baba lovers to step into the warmth of Beloved Baba’s companionship as we unveil the eagerly awaited International Meherabad Young Adult Sahavas 2024. This special event provides a unique opportunity to find ways and avenues …

CELEBRATING DEAREST MEHERA’S BIRTHDAY

CELEBRATING DEAREST MEHERA’S BIRTHDAY AT MEHERAZAD, 2023 Avatar Meher Baba ki Jai!! The birthday of Beloved Baba’s own beloved, Mehera, will be happily celebrated at Meherazad on Friday, December 22nd, 2023. To honour this uniquely special day, Meherazad will be open to pilgrims at the usual times, 10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., for darshan, a music program, and the distribution of prasad packets, …

REPEAT MY NAME WITHOUT BEING BOTHERED BY THOUGHTS

On December 12th, (1941) Baba explained another point to the women about meditation: Those of you who are unable to meditate should repeat my name without being bothered by thoughts. Thoughts are like mosquitoes, and my name is the mosquito net. When you are within the mosquito net, the mosquitoes may buzz around you, but they cannot bite you. Thus, …

TRUE SPIRITUALITY

Garrett Fort was full of questions about what constituted spirituality, renunciation, and the spiritual path. On December 17th, (1936) Baba stated to the group, while directing his comments at Fort: “Divinity is not devoid of humanity – it lifts mankind to God. Nor does spirituality necessarily imply the renunciation of worldly activities. “True spirituality signifies the internal renunciation of mundane …

HOW COULD THEY KNOW OR UNDERSTAND HIS LEELA?

At night, Baba would become restless and sit up in bed gesturing, “I feel very hungry!” He did this every night during the entire period of the twenty-one-day fast, while his lovers were fasting at different places. Bhau knew from experience that whenever there were floods, famine or starvation prevalent anywhere in the world, Baba would silently cry out at …

IT IS A DIFFERENT GRACE . . .

Divine love is the gift of God to man. It can be compared with the grace of the Sadguru which enables man to realize God in a flash. The true lover of God (Mard-e-Khuda) is he whose whole life has become like dust. The agony of love is so dear to him that, although it burns him to ashes, he …

BAB TOLD THIS INTERESTING FACT

In a letter to William Donkin on December 8th (1937), Kitty Davy wrote: Baba told this interesting fact the other day – that all four aspects of four great Avatars were embodied in the present Avataric period. The Buddha – with his poise, peace, calm exterior, and renunciation – is present in all Avatars, whether it shows externally or not. …

SEARCH FOR THE IDEAL OR PERFECT BOY

MEHER BABA’S continuous search for the “ideal” or “perfect boy” began in the Meher Ashram in (Dec) 1927 and lasted until 1958. A search for a suitable boy for Baba’s personal work was inevitably conducted wherever he went. Over the course of these years, many boys were brought and all were returned, with the exception of one or two whom …

THIS IS THE HIGHEST TYPE OF RELIGION

At three in the afternoon on December 4th, Meher Baba discoursed about the different religions of the world: Who gave all these different religions? The Avatars! Why have they done so? To establish principles for people and to bring people to the point where their faces are turned toward God. Muhammad and Buddha both gave different precepts, but each according …