11+ hours of videos of Meher Baba’s mandali taken by David Fenster in 1976-77 now streaming on Youtube. Videos include tours of Meherabad and Meherazad by Padri, Rano, Mani, Mehera, Goher, Eruch and Bhau, and Mehera and the women mandali inside Baba’s tomb. [… More info …]
Amrit Dara Irani as a trustee of the Avatar Meher Baba PPC Trust, the Avatar Meher Baba Trust (“Firstly”), the Meherazad Public Charitable Trust, and Meher Free Dispensary (Meherazad). Born in November 1949 to close Meher Baba disciples Shatrughan and Subdhara Kumar in Dehra Dun, India. [… More info …]
As a Coronavirus preventive measure Meher Baba Samadhi was closed for Darshan , and now reopens from 19th Nov 2020. However there will be “No” morning and evening Arti. Prasad , Garlands etc also shall NOT be allowed. No one to enter Samadhi, and take darshan only from the door with folded hands. Use Mask and sanitize hands before entering the premises, and maintain social distancing. Facilities for Stay and Food continue to remain Closed, and also there will be NO AMARTITHI in January 2021. Shridhar Kelkar, Chairman Avatar Meher Baba Trust, announced that there will be no Amartithi Gathering to celebrate Beloved Baba’s 52nd Amartithi on 31st January 2021, as Covid pendamic is not yet under control throughout India and definitely not in Maharashtra and Ahmednagar. [… More info …]
Meher Baba’s Silence day is coming on 10 July. On the 10th July of 1925, Meher Baba began his long silence, which he observed for the next 44 years, until his final rest. Every year on this day the 10th of July his followers or lovers around the world observe a one day or 24 hours Silence from midnight of 9th until midnight of 10 of July.
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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Mehera-Meher is the story of an intimate, Divine Romance between the Beloved and his closest disciple. The three-volume hardbound set draws deeply from Mehera’s firsthand narrative gathered from over 200 hours of tape recordings made by the author, David Fenster, from the years 1974 to 1982. To this he painstakingly researched and added other historical material from Mehera and those close to her to create an epic, 1700–page biography of Avatar Meher Baba’s foremost woman disciple.
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