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Meher Today – 21st August

Meher Today – 21st August

21 August 1937 On Saturday, 21 August 1937, William Henry Warner, a well-known American novelist, came to see Baba. He said, “It is an honor and privilege to meet you.” Baba indicated that he, too, was happy to see him. Warner asked Baba, “For a long time, I have been trying to find out the actual definition of love. Can you tell me what it is?” Baba responded, “Love ... »

Meher Today – 20th August

Meher Today – 20th August

20 August 1922 Baba was also the guest of honor at the wedding of Munshiji’s adopted son Usman on Sunday, 20 August 1922 and stayed at Munshiji’s that whole night listening to a qawaali singer. 20 August 1944 In Srinagar, Baba began searching for masts. On the 20th, a mast named Subhan Mattu was brought to him. When the mast saw Baba, he was overcome with ecstasy and began rolling on t... »

Meher Today – 19th August

Meher Today – 19th August

19 August 1932 Baba visits Lido Beach, Italy. 19 August 1938 Friday, 19 August 1938 was actually Lord Krishna’s birthday and Baba narrated the story of Krishna and the Pandavas to the Westerners. He ended with these remarks: “The fun of it all is that you who stay with me, who are with me all day, feel I am one of you, so the importance of reverence is naturally nullified, and in its p... »

Meher Today – 18th August

Meher Today – 18th August

18 August 1932 Baba reaches Venice, Italy and stays in the Hotel International. 18 August 1949 On Thursday, 18 August 1949 was the first full day of meetings in lower Meherabad. For the three days prior to this, Baba had been with the men at lower Meherabad from 7:30 to 11:00 A.M., and with the women up the hill from 11:00 to 7:00 P.M. (Mehera, Mani, Goher and Meheru had accompanied Baba to Mehera... »

Meher Today – 17th August

Meher Today – 17th August

17 August 1925 On Monday, 17 August 1925, one of Meher Baba’s five Masters, Tajuddin Baba, dropped his physical form in Nagpur. A great crowd of over 30,000 people marched through the city in the funeral procession. It was a few days before the Meherabad community were able to confirm the Master’s passing through the newspapers. 17 August 1949 Baba decides to take four of his women man... »

Meher Today – 16th August

Meher Today – 16th August

16 August 1923 On 16 August 1923, after staying in Bombay for over a month, Baba went to Lonavla by train accompanied by Behramji, Barsoap, Gustadji, Adi and Rustom. Ramjoo and Ghani, whose families lived in Lonavla, arranged for their stay in Mr. Madni’s bungalow, and Abdul Tayab loaned his car for Baba’s use. The seven days in Lonavla were relaxing and joyful. The Master gave discour... »

Meher Today – 15th August

Meher Today – 15th August

15 August 1936 On 15 August 1936, Meher Baba executed a trust deed in Nasik creating the Meher Mandali Maintenance Trust. A board of trustees was appointed to see to the management of the Nasik, Rahuri and Meherabad ashrams, and to ensure maintenance of individuals and families dependent upon Meher Baba. The idea in creating a trust was initially to free Baba from overseeing the details of the ash... »

Meher Today – 14th August

Meher Today – 14th August

14 August 1949 At the beginning of August 1949, Baba informed the mandali that he would be coming to Meherabad from Meherazad to “discuss and decide about the mandali’s future.” Five days of meetings were scheduled from 15 to 20 August. Arrangements were made in advance for the out-of-town lovers invited to the meetings to stay at Meherabad. They arrived on Sunday, 14 August 1949... »

Meher Today – 13th August

Meher Today – 13th August

13 August 1953 Baba dictates the Master’s Prayer in Dehra Dun. (Also known as the “Parvardigar Prayer.”) 13 August 1959 Baba warns his followers that Maya will make everything go against him and that they should be on guard and hold firmly to Baba’s daaman (hem of his garment). 13 August 2002 Ali Akbar Shapurzaman, known as Aloba, dies in Pune. Aloba, one of Baba’s men mandali, w... »

Meher Today – 12th August

Meher Today – 12th August

12 August 1949 On Friday afternoon, 12 August 1949, Baba returned with everyone to Meherazad; and as soon as he returned, “war drums” began sounding! Day and night, he began dictating to Eruch instructions about the mandali’s future, preparing for the meetings to be held at Meherabad in three days. 12 August 1956 The entire Melbourne group assembled around the L-shaped lounge at ... »

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