Meher Today

Meher Today – 20th November

Meher Today – 20th November

20 November 1923 On 20 November Baba went with a few of the mandali to Cliffton Beach, then walked back to Halt Ho in the hot sun. It was observed that he was moving about in the extreme heat, perhaps in sympathy with those still seeking employment. 20 November 1949 Baba explains the subject of receiving bhiksha (alms) to his New Life companions. They are instructed to go barefoot, address the hom... »

Meher Today – 19th November

Meher Today – 19th November

19 November 1926 Baba came into the Makan at 6:00 A.M. on 19 November, and finding a few of the men still asleep, he had them doused with cold water! More meetings were held, along with the usual games of cricket and atya-patya. 19 November 1927 On Saturday, 19 November 1927, an emaciated sadhu arrived at lower Meherabad at 2:00 P.M. After walking around the Mess Quarters, he put down his sack of ... »

Meher Today – 18th November

Meher Today – 18th November

18 November 1928 In early November 1928, Baba again began complaining about the climate of Toka. Winter was approaching and the health of the boys and mandali was not good. Many were suffering with colds and fever. On Sunday, 18 November, in an unhappy mood, Baba stated, “Now it is better to shift the ashram back to Meherabad. Except for a few select boys, the rest will be sent back to their... »

Meher Today – 17th November

Meher Today – 17th November

17 November 1929 On Sunday, 17 November, Baba went with Gulmai, Rustom, Vishnu, Padri, Chhagan, Dastur, Adi Sr. and Jalbhai to Tapovan, a forested area near the outskirts of Nasik where people have meditated and performed penances and fasts for centuries.  There Baba stated, “Due to my spiritual work, I wish to be free from all responsibilities for some time, especially from financial matter... »

Meher Today – 16th November

Meher Today – 16th November

16 November 1926 On Tuesday, 16 November 1926, Baba came down the hill around eleven o’clock. It was Ekadashi, a Hindu day of fasting, so Baba asked who among the Hindu mandali was intending to fast. Since only Kaka Shahane was willing, Baba decided that he himself would fast for all. Baba had not eaten any food since the previous afternoon. 16 November 1944 Baba visits the Buddhist Society ... »

Meher Today – 15th November

Meher Today – 15th November

15 November 1933 Baba goes to visit Gulmai’s daughter Dolly Irani in Ahmednagar, who is feeling very depressed. 15 November 1952 Full Free Life phase of Baba’s work ends and Fiery Free Life phase begins in which “freedom and bindings, strength and weakness are all consumed, by the Grace of God, in the fire of Divine Love and merged into Divine Life.” Source: Sheriarbooks.org     »

Meher Today – 14th November

Meher Today – 14th November

14 November 1923 On Wednesday, 14 November, they reached Hyderabad. The weather was exceptionally hot here, and dust storms were swirling through the streets. Baba led Behramji, Gustadji and Slamson through the town in search of somewhere to stay; but failing to find a suitable accommodation, he decided to continue to Karachi. 14 November 1941 On Friday, 14 November 1941, accompanied by Baidul, Kr... »

Meher Today – 13th November

Meher Today – 13th November

13 November 1926 On 13 November, Baba went up Meherabad Hill at 9:15 P.M. to begin his third stay in the tank room. A notice was posted on the board informing the community that he would be on the hill for the next four to five days and would be leaving for Bombay on 28 November. Chanji was sent to Bombay to make the necessary arrangements and to see his family. 13 November 1959 On 13 November, Ba... »

Meher Today – 12th November

Meher Today – 12th November

12 November 1941 On 12 November, Baba left Belgaum for Dharwar at eleven o’clock, reaching there three hours later. Although Mokashi’s bungalow at Saptapur, which had been rented, was quite spacious, there was the problem of scarcity of water. Krishna, Venkoba Rao and Kashinath (an employed servant boy from Dharwar) were given the work of bringing water, after drawing it up from a deep... »

Meher Today – 11th November

Meher Today – 11th November

11 November 1944 On Saturday night, 11 November, darshan began at 9:30 P.M. in Gorakshan Maidan, where almost 30,000 people gathered. Baba gave a message on God and Religion which Justice Niyogi read out, Deshmukh translating into Marathi, and Manek Mehta into Hindi. 11 November 1951 On Sunday, 11 November 1951, Baba sat in seclusion in the cave of the Sufi Qutub Zarzari Zar Baksh (Sai Baba’... »