Meher Baba’s Birthday is celebrated every year on 25th February at His Samadhi or Tomb Shrine situated at Meherabad (India) and also around the world by different Baba Centers. At five in the morning on 25 February, pilgrims gather on Meherabad Hill for prayers and songs in celebration of the birth of the Ancient One. Later in the day an original drama, complete with full cast, sets, and music is staged in the Music and Arts Centre. The other Centers in India and in different parts of the world celebrate the event as per their convenience and schedule.. [… More info …]
The anniversary of the day when Avatar Meher Baba dropped his physical form is commemorated in a major gathering attended by a stream of visitors from 30 January to 1 February of each year. During this 48-hour period a program of song, dance, and film continues all day and through much of the night on the stage near Meher Baba’s Tomb. The climax of the event takes place on Amartithi day itself when, for fifteen minutes, the assembled crowd keeps silence for fifteen minutes in honor of the physical passing of the Avatar of the Age at 12:15 p.m. on 31st January 1969.
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