Meher Today

Meher Today – 11th August

Meher Today – 11th August

11 August 1925 Lord Krishna’s birthday was celebrated at Meherabad on Tuesday, 11 August. Baba and the mandali personally bathed the schoolboys. Bhikolya entertained all with a bhajan program at 8:00 P.M., followed by a kirtan. The actual “birth ceremonies” were done at midnight, after which pedahs were distributed and coffee was served to the mandali. 11 August 1932 Baba goes on... »

Meher Today – 10th August

Meher Today – 10th August

10 August 1926 On Tuesday, 10 August 1926, the Irani New Year was celebrated. All the mandali awakened early and bathed at five o’clock. The women mandali gave Baba a ceremonial bath. Afterwards, Baba applied attar (scented oil) to each of the men, and they had milk tea and grapes for breakfast. Cricket matches were held throughout the day. 10 August 1928 On 10 August, Mohan Shahane left the... »

Meher Today – 9th August

Meher Today – 9th August

9 August 1941 Baba appeared so weak that he could barely nod his head to give a “yes” or “no” to Chanji’s questions about the work. The mandali had never seen such an ebbing of Baba’s strength. “This was a very painful sight,” Chanji recorded. “In the past, Shree has often fasted, but never have we seen such weakness. Conditions in the world ar... »

Meher Today – 8th August

Meher Today – 8th August

8 August 1932 Baba arrives in Florence, Italy by car in the morning hours. Baba then visits a spot on a hill in the village of Borganto, where he says that St. Francis had a vision of Christ. 8 August 1948 Baba leaves Ahmednagar for Madras to contact masts. 8 August 1959 Baba departed for Meherazad with the men and women mandali on Saturday morning, 8 August 1959 in three separate cars. Many Poona... »

Meher Today – 7th August

Meher Today – 7th August

7 August 1927 Padri’s mother Freiny Masi met Baba at Meherabad on Sunday, 7 August 1927 and informed Baba that Colonel Irani had had their younger brother Rustom committed to a mental asylum. Baba assured Freiny Masi that there was nothing serious about Rustom’s temporary mental condition — but that if he was left in the asylum he would go insane! Baba had a letter written to Dinshaw M... »

Meher Today – 6th August

Meher Today – 6th August

6 August 1932 Baba reaches Assisi, Italy at 5 p.m. He is taken to a cave used by St. Francis on Mt. Subasio. Baba spends the night in the cave. 6 August 1936 Discussions on creating a trust were ongoing, and on 6 August, Baba stressed the importance to his four “pillars” of Meherabad — Adi Sr., Pendu, Padri and Vishnu — to carefully review the draft of the clauses of the proposed trust... »

Meher Today – 5th August

Meher Today – 5th August

5 August 1928 During a discourse on Sunday, 5 August 1928, Baba emphasized to Gustadji’s brother, Homi Hansotia, who had arrived in a Mohammedan outfit and announced that he had converted to Islam: Mukti [liberation from all future births and deaths] is not possible without surrenderance to a Perfect Master. The outer forms of religions, their rites, ceremonies, and shariat, are bindings, an... »

Meher Today – 4th August

Meher Today – 4th August

4 August 1946 On Monday, 4 August 1946, Baba, Baidul and Eruch traveled in a rented car and arrived midday at the Royal Hotel in Simla, where they met Kaka and Adi Sr. Baba seemed tired, and Eruch and Baidul looked haggard. Baba remarked to Adi, “This trip has been the most exhausting excursion I have ever undertaken.” 4 August 1956 On Saturday, 4 August 1956 at 9:30 A.M., Baba came to... »

Meher Today – 3rd August

Meher Today – 3rd August

3 August 1925 On 3 August, two goats wandered away from Arangaon and were hit by a passing freight train. Baba sent the mandali to investigate the matter and they returned with one of the goats whose legs had been broken. It was immediately taken to the Meherabad hospital for treatment. The other goat was dead, and the village Harijans had carted it off with the intention of butchering it and eati... »

Meher Today – 2nd August

Meher Today – 2nd August

2 August 1953 – Dehra Dun on Sunday, 2 August 1953, Baba reminisced about his childhood: [As a boy,] I used to get up early in the morning and after tea go out and play cricket. On return I would have breakfast and thereafter play marbles. After lunch I would rest a while and then start playing gilli-danda. I would have afternoon tea and at about five o’clock go out again to fly kites.... »

Translate »