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Meher Today – 5th July

Meher Today – 5th July

5 July 1939 – Baba would permit his close lovers to donate money for his cause whenever they were able to, and Raosaheb had sent Baba a check for Rs.100 at the beginning of July. On 5 July Baba sent him this humorous “thank-you” note: Your letter did not come as a surprise but as an enterprise! And with it the 100 rupee check       came as the perfect prize! And also with it came... »

Meher Today – 4th July

Meher Today – 4th July

4 July 1939 – On 4 July, Gulmai wept before Baba and bitterly complained about having to live apart from him (in Ahmednagar rather than on Meherabad Hill, as she had done before) because of Shireenmai. When Baba went to see her a week later, on the 12th, and informed her that she would not be accompanying the group when they shifted from Meherabad, Gulmai was even more disappointed and said ... »

Meher Today – 3rd July

Meher Today – 3rd July

3 July 1928 – The boys were playing in the field, a cow suddenly rushed toward them. Baidul ran forward and caught hold of the cow’s horns. The animal did its best to fling him off, but Baidul twisted its head and succeeded in bringing it to the ground, thus saving the boys from harm. Baba was pleased with Baidul’s courage, and the next day, in his honor, he gave everyone a tea p... »

Meher Today – 2nd July

Meher Today – 2nd July

2July 1961 – At Peshwa Park on 2 July the elephant named Sumitra, who gave rides to children, once came in front of Baba. Her mahout knew Baba and would make her salute whenever he came. That morning Baba fed her a loaf of bread and a bunch of bananas. The elephant touched Baba’s toes with her trunk and bowed to him. It was a marvelous sight. 2 July 1949 – On 2 July, Baba, fastin... »

Meher Today – 1st July

Meher Today – 1st July

1 July 1923 – Baba orders his men mandali to softly repeat their favorite name of God while walking in the early morning outside of Ahmedabad. 1 July 1932 – Baba’s ship lands in Hong Kong en route to India at 7 a.m. Baba goes to Queen’s Theater and sees the film, “Skin Deep.” 1 July 1949 – Baba’s followers begin keeping silence to last the whole month of July. Source : Sher... »

Meher Today – 30th June

Meher Today – 30th June

30th June 1923 – In accordance with the new diet on the tour, on 30 June, one sack of grams and one larger sack of parched rice were purchased. But being of poor quality, and thinking that they would be a bulky hindrance while walking, Baba told Baidul and Barsoap to return them. Baidul started to lift the smaller sack full of grams and Barsoap protested, saying Baidul should carry the heavi... »

Meher Today – 29th June

Meher Today – 29th June

29th June 1949 – Seven mad and mast (God-intoxicated soul) persons are brought to Baba, who cuts their hair, bathes them and dresses them in new clothes. He then sends them away with a packet of sweets. 29th June 1968 – X-rays are taken of Baba’s chest and cervical spine at Poona (Pune) Medical Clinic. This is the last time Baba is x-rayed and goes to a hospital. Source : Sheriarbooks.... »

Meher Today – 28th June

Meher Today – 28th June

28th June 1926 – On 28 June 1926, a Hindu devotee came to see Baba. Usually Baba would permit the man darshan, answer his questions, and give him some instructions. But that day, Baba refused to see him. It turned out that the person had come to speak to Baba about some financial matter. The man’s nature was good, Baba explained, “When he first came to Meherabad I asked him which... »

Meher Today – 27th June

Meher Today – 27th June

27th June 1964 – For the 39th anniversary of his silence, Baba dictated this message (on 27 June 1964): No message about Love and Truth can draw the seeker even nearer to the real experience of them; but the breaking of my silence will shatter the seeker’s hard crust of ignorance and reveal to him their true meaning. Continuing about his silence one day, Baba said: “Hear me while I am ... »

Meher Today – 26th June

Meher Today – 26th June

26th June 1927 – Baba gives a discourse on religion stating that the Truth has nothing to do with religion as it is far beyond the tenets and principles of religion. He points out the futility of conversion. 26th June 1932 – Baba saw a film at the National Cinema, drove through the swarming lanes of the city again and visited a temple of Confucius. Baba was to leave that day and Herber... »

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