20130531 – Remember I am the Benefactor of all


On May 10th, the group took a bus to Manmad and then left on the Delhi-Allahabad express train for Hardwar. Near the village of Khandwa an accident occurred; a man was struck by the train and severely injured. Watching the man on the ground, a large crowd gathered and meanwhile Baba dispatched Chhagan […]

20130529 – Continents and their role in spiritual evolution

A person has to pass through three stages before Realization – evolution, reincarnation and advancement on the path. From stone to animal to human form is evolution; this is the first stage. With the human form, evolution ends and the cycle of rebirth begins; this is the second stage. The third stage is involution […]

20130528 – The three things that always hinder Truth – temptation, vagueness and dishonesty


To Ivy Duce and Francis Brabazon, Baba stated in private:

So again we meet. It was to be so.

Now you both listen very carefully, because for the first time I am taking personal interest in Sufism. I am very serious about the reoriented Sufism, and we must be so […]

20130527 – Better not to believe in God than be a hypocrite!

On May 12th, Dr. Vinod from New York, who knew the Winterfeldts, saw Baba at 8:15 A.M. He was a Hindu and part of his lengthy and poignant interview is reproduced herein:

“I am writing a book on the psychological condition of the world in relation to war and peace,” he said. “I […]

20130525 – Baba’s mission – Part 2 (Final)


The Prophets lay down certain rules and practices to help the masses lead better lives and to incline them toward God. These rules become the tenets of an organized religion; but the idealistic spirit and motive force, which prevail during the Avatar’s lifetime, gradually disappear after his death. That is why organizations cannot […]

20130524 – Baba’s mission – Part 1


The next day, Baba called Brunton to him in the cave along with Jal. The purpose of Brunton’s interview was to determine if Baba was a genuine Master. Vishnu read Baba’s alphabet board as he dictated. The following are excerpts of their conversation when Brunton questioned Meher Baba about his mission:

I shall […]

20130523 – Knowledge through love


One day Baba explained at length about creation, rebirth and God-Realization. He ended by stating:

Let these matters not be a headache to you. All this is only an explanation. Don’t rack your brains over it. Love is supreme and only love counts. However much you read, hear or understand about […]

20130521 – Love can be awakened by constant thinking of the Master


On May 1st, Baba concluded a discourse with the [Prem ashram] boys by stating, “Union with God is the ultimate state. In the end, the lover, Beloved and love all become one.” He then quoted a Persian couplet:

“The inmost core of my heart is so filled with the thought of my Beloved […]

20130520 – On obeying Baba’s orders

In the evening of February 7th, Baba gave an explanation to the mandali about obeying his orders:

Suppose A comes to me at noon and says that he is thirsty and that I should give him a cold drink, considering the weather conditions and time. Now suppose B comes at night in cold, chilly […]

20130516 – Become pure by dedicating both good and bad to me


During the Nagpur stay, Baba and the mandali’s food was coming from Nana Kher’s family’s house and was daily being delivered to where Baba was staying. He was not eating at anyone’s house, but he once went to see the Kher family at their residence.

There were so many dishes for lunch that […]