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Meher Today – 15th July

Meher Today – 15th July

15 July 1952 – Baba and mandali arrive in Penn Station, NY and are driven to Scarsdale, NY to stay at the home of Kate Ferris, a friend of Filis Frederick. 15 July 1962 – In honor of the 37th anniversary of Baba’s silence, on 15 July 1962, lovers of the Ahmednagar Center cooked and served a free meal to hundreds of poor people. They asked Baba’s permission to send the food ... »

Meher Today – 14th July

Meher Today – 14th July

14 July 1952 – Baba leaves Florence, SC for New York by train. He is wheeled in a wheelchair to the train as he is recovering from the Oklahoma accident. 14 July 1958 – From July 1958, Meher Baba began a series of seclusions, which would last on and off until the end of his life. The current seclusion, begun on Monday, 14 July 1958, was distinct from all those previously undergone. Dur... »

Meher Today – 13th July

Meher Today – 13th July

13 July 1925 – Baba begins writing a book in his Jhopdi (cottage) at Meherabad each morning between 5 and 8:30 a.m. This book has come to be known as “The Book”, and to this day it has not been seen. 13 July 1932 – Baba’s ship reaches Colombo, the capital of Ceylon. Baba is driven around the city by taxi. 13 July 1966 – A Bombay citizen sends a telegraph to Baba on be... »

Meher Today – 12th July

Meher Today – 12th July

12 July 1926 – From 12 July 1926 to 7 February 1927. It was as follows: * Baba will stop taking solid food once every 24 hours from 13 July, remaining only on milk, tea, or dal. * Each of the mandali who are sharing in his fast should also remain on liquids. * He will not take part in any sports. * Baba will not give discourses. * For inspections, Baba will come to Meherabad once or twice a ... »

Meher Today – 11th July

Meher Today – 11th July

11 July 1938 – Baba presided at a meeting in his Rahuri Cabin at lower Meherabad at 10:00 A.M. on 11 July, with Ramjoo, Chanji, Ghani, Nonny, Sampath Aiyangar, Adi Sr., Norina and Elizabeth. The purpose of the meeting was to reorganize the Meher Gazette and begin a new magazine. Baba appointed the editors: Elizabeth as managing editor, Norina as literary editor, Chanji as news editor, and No... »

Meher Today – 10th July

Meher Today – 10th July

10 July 1925 – Meher Baba emerges from his Jhopdi (cottage) in Meherabad silent. His silence is to last the rest of his life – 44 years. When asked by his disciples, “But how will you teach us if you are silent?” Baba replies, “I have come not to teach but to awaken.” 10 July 1947 – Baba’s lovers are to observe a fast on Silence Dayfor 24 hours beginning at 7 a.... »

Meher Today – 9th July

Meher Today – 9th July

9 July 1933 – Ruano Bogislav meets Baba for the first time in Portofino, Italy. In Portofino, Baba completes “Questions and Answers.” 9 July 1923 – Baba breaks his liquid fast of six months and joins the mandali for a meal of rice and dal. 9 July 1925 – Baba visits the women and men mandali, giving them his final words of guidance before his announced one year of sile... »

Meher Today – 8th July

Meher Today – 8th July

8 July 1965 – On 8 July 1965, Purdom died in London at the age of 82 from a heart attack following an operation for a gall-bladder ailment that he had suffered from for some time. When the news was received at Meherazad, in a telegram from Mollie Eve, Baba sent this reply: “My dear Charles is with me and blessed in my eternal love. My love to Antonia [his wife] and to you all who share... »

Meher Today – 7th July

Meher Today – 7th July

7 July 1933 – Baba arrives in Rome by train. He stays in the Hotel Elysee, Baba is driven around the seven hills of Rome and visits the Vatican to see St. Peter’s Basilica. He goes to Capitoline Hill, the Forum, and the Colosseum in which he enters for a few minutes. Baba asks to be driven twice around Benito Mussolini’s office. 7 July 1930 – On 7 July, using the metaphor of an ocean, ... »

Meher Today – 6th July

Meher Today – 6th July

6 July 1932 – Baba arrives in Singapore. He is driven through the city. He sees the movie, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” at Capital Cinema. 6 July 1933 – At midnight, 6 July 1933, Elizabeth drove Baba to the station and the train left at 12:30. Baba was feeling terribly indisposed before entering his compartment, but by the time they arrived in Rome at 8:15 A.M., he felt all right. Physica... »

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