Meher Baba’s New Life Bhau Kalchuri A comprehensive account of the extraordinary and often mystifying story of a period of Meher Baba’s life known as the New Life. The New Life began on October 16, 1949 and ended on February 12, 1952. (From the Foreword) During this two-and-a-half-year period, Baba seemingly set aside His Divinity […]
Books about Meher Baba
Sheela’s father Bhau Kalchuri joined Meher Baba as one of the mandali in 1953. Four years later, Baba called Sheela and her family to live in his near proximity. The Kalchuris had many opportunities to be in the Beloved’s presence, and Sheela’s first-person account paints a vivid, intimate portrait of life near Meher Baba, from the perspective of a child and teenager.
The contents of Chanji’s Diaries are wide ranging. Many of the diaries were kept in inexpensive little notebooks and pads of paper, whatever was available to Chanji, particularly in times when he was travelling with Baba and resources were few. Some of the diaries are extensive and others consist of only a few pages or with little written on each page. The diary numbering system was applied some years ago and does not entirely reflect a chronological order.
Meher Baba’s 1969 Darshan. In April-June 1969, an extraordinary event took place in India: the “last” Darshan of Avatar Meher Baba. The announcement had gone out to His lovers in the fall of 1968, plans for the event were made . . . and then Baba dropped His body on January 31, 1969. Yet the Avataric Show went on, and what a Show it was