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Meher Today – 25th September

Meher Today – 25th September

25 September 1928 On Tuesday, 25 September 1928, the sixteenth day of Baba’s fast, while playing a game of cricket in the evening at six o’clock, Baba gave the cricket ball to Pendu though it was Chanji’s turn to bowl. He then handed it back to Chanji, and in this way went on changing the order of bowling. Khak Saheb was sent from one team to another and again transferred to his ... »

Meher Today – 24th September

Meher Today – 24th September

24 September 1947 Baba departed for Mount Abu, arriving on Wednesday, 24 September 1947. One of the reasons Baba went to Mount Abu was to rest at the pleasant hill station, but as usual, Baba spent more time in contacting masts in the area than in relaxing. 24 September 1961 Baba called the group of singers back a week later, on Sunday, 24 September 1961. This time more people had been invited and... »

Meher Today – 23rd September

Meher Today – 23rd September

23 September 1933 Plans having been finalized for his next trip to Europe, Baba left Nasik for Bombay on Saturday, 23 September 1933. He was interviewed the next night in Dadar by newspaper reporters. 23 September 1949 On 23 September 1949, Daulat Singh, his son and Ramjoo had interviews with Baba at Meherazad in the morning. Adi Sr. in his car and Eruch driving a jeep were to return to Meherazad ... »

Meher Today – 22nd September

Meher Today – 22nd September

  22 September 1929 Baba and the mandali were driven back to the ship in the morning on Sunday, 22 September 1929, and they left Karachi the same day, amidst a loving farewell. During Baba’s brief visit, Jamshed Mehta established a closeness with Baba and was to become a significant contact. He was a friend of Mahatma Gandhi and it was through Mehta’s influence that Gandhi eventua... »

Meher Today – 21st September

Meher Today – 21st September

21 September 1928 On Friday, 21 September 1928, Meher Manzil was officially opened. Baba was given a bath by some of the boys after not having bathed for the previous eighteen days (a record as far as the mandali could recall). Despite this, there was no unpleasant odor from his body. Baba had been wearing the same sadra during this period, which had become quite dirty, and that too he changed. Ba... »

Meher Today – 20th September

Meher Today – 20th September

20 September 1928 Late in the night of 20 September, Baba asked Waman Subnis and Pleader to offer prayers to stop the rain. At 2:00 A.M., with a few persons, Baba walked to the banks of the Pravara River. There he sat down and dipped his feet in the water. Soon after, the rains diminished and the flood waters gradually receded. The village of Toka was saved and its residents were greatly relieved.... »

Meher Today – 19th September

Meher Today – 19th September

19 September 1926 On 19 September, Baba remarked, “A moment of one’s life spent in the company of a Sadguru is more valuable than hundreds of years of tapa-japa(repeating God’s name with beads). Or as Vivekananda said, ‘To light a chillum [water pipe] for a Sadguru is better than millions of years of meditation.’ ” 19 September 1927 On 19 September 1927, Baily c... »

Meher Today – 18th September

Meher Today – 18th September

18 September 1922 On 18 September, Baba directed the mandali to go to Pushkar, an important historical place of pilgrimage, ten miles to the northwest of Ajmer. Considering his state of health, the men refused to leave without him. Baba tried to explain, “If I had stayed here alone, I would have been all right by this evening. Yet since you will not go without me — and I do not wish to depri... »

Meher Today – 17th September

Meher Today – 17th September

17 September 1947 Accordingly, on Wednesday, 17 September 1947, Baba drove to Bombay with Sarosh, Kaka Baria, Norina and Elizabeth. There they were met by the other mandali who were to accompany them: Adi Sr., Baidul, Eruch, Kaikobad, Gustadji, Pendu, Padri, Ramjoo, Rusi Pop, Jalbhai, Pappa, Meherjee, Nariman and Sadashiv Patil. All boarded the train at 8:30 that evening and left for Surat. Ali Ak... »

Meher Today – 16th September

Meher Today – 16th September

16 September 1931 On 16 September 1931, between six and seven, Baba instructed Herbert about his future. As mentioned, Herbert had accepted a job in China as Professor of English Literature under the League of Nations, and Baba directed him to proceed to China immediately. Herbert grasped Baba’s feet and wept like a child. He told Baba, “I could not do anything for you. I had promised ... »