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. The Govt. guidelines to hold public gathering are allowing very limited number of persons, which is not possible in case of Amartithi where very large number of Pilgrims visit Samadhi for the noon Silence and darshan. The Board of Trustees, therefore, entreats His lovers to refrain from coming to Meherabad for Beloved Baba’s 52nd Amartithi 2021 and request Baba lovers all over the world not to get disheartened, but keep saying His Name and remembering that our Beloved God-Man, Meher Baba, is always with us, in our hearts. Throughout the world, at 12 noon on 31st January 2021, we, His lovers will keep this date with the Eternal One and hail the Beloved in our hearts, home, and from our rooftops – AVATAR MEHER BABA KI JAI! However, a Virtual Amartithi Program will be arranged and details will be announced later on. [… 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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MSI Collection India, displays a collection of photographs of Avatar Meher Baba collected through the years by his sister Mani S Irani. The Meher Baba photographs have been digitised from the camera original negatives and from the best master prints available. The website allows to download some of the low resolution Meher Baba photographs from the website, but for high resolution or HD Meher Baba photographs or pics, please contact the administrator or webmaster of the Meher Baba “MSI” Collection. [… More info …]
Meher Baba first contacted Katie and her sister Goher at their family home in Quetta when they were respectively 3 and 7 years old. He would visit their family in Quetta from time to time thereafter. View Video Talks by Katie recorded in Meherabad .. [… More info …]