Baba’s Samadhi – It is a great place to ask wholeheartedly for His love


“The 100 years after the Manifestation of the Avatar is the period of encompassing the direct living and personal radiation of the Avatar.” -Mani Irani –A Love So Amazing, Bili Eaton, p. 82

“The one who asks for my love will be the chosen one.” Baba’s Samadhi is a great place to ask […]

“The Avatar suffers physically, mentally and spiritually”


On 1 December 1962, a Life Circular was issued stating that for reasons of his very important universal work, Baba did not wish his birthday celebrated in 1963, anywhere in the world. His lovers were also reminded that Baba wished them not to write to him or any of the mandali during 1963, […]

“Real satsang can be had only near me”

The qawaali program led by Habib Qawaal of Ahmednagar and his musicians then started. Baba would often explain the meaning of key verses of the ghazals, some of which were:

Once in a while comes a real brave lover of God.

One glance from the Perfect Master makes him realize […]

The East-West Gathering: “In Poona this time, I opened a small window in my heart and doled out love”


Jane Haynes has perhaps summed up the feeling of many who participated in this unique gathering when she said:

The East-West Gathering was unprecedented. It was the only time in our lives that we ever experienced what Baba calls oneness. You hear about it and read about it and try to understand, when […]

The East-West Gathering: Some personal accounts – John Haynes and Wendy Haynes


John Haynes was returning to New York early with Don Stevens and some of the ballet dancers. During the gathering, he had been wondering how Baba could love each of them as individuals. It seemed incredible, when so many thousands loved Baba, that he knew each of their souls and they were not […]

East-West Gathering – Conversations with lovers: “Love me wholeheartedly and you might one day get a glimpse of my Reality”

Habib Qawaal also sang a ghazal. During his singing, at times, Baba would explain the meaning of certain verses. At one point, he translated:

These are wonderful words. The lover tells the Beloved, the Perfect Master: “O my Beloved, I am also nonexistent in your love. I am burned up from head to foot. […]

East-West Gathering – Conversations with lovers: “It is of the highest benefit for all to hold to the Avatar’s daaman”

Filis Frederick came to Baba with the New York group. She mentioned some American lovers who could not come for his darshan. Baba inquired about her hip pain and work, and in the same way made personal contact with others in the group. He remarked, “I am very happy to see you all. How […]

East-West Gathering – Conversations with lovers: The reminder of the 21 points

[The first 7 points of the ‘The 21 points’ are in the post For the complete list of 21 points in one place, please click here.]


Eruch continued the 21 points:

8. To achieve the God-state, do absolutely nothing while doing everything.

“Harry, isn’t it true?” Baba asked. “Everything is done by […]

East-West Gathering – Conversations with lovers: “I just want your grace and that would settle all accounts in a flash” – Part 2 (Final)

Aloba recited another couplet of Hafiz in Persian, which Baba translated: “The Master can turn this dust into the touchstone; he can bestow his grace by only a glance. Hafiz says, ‘I don’t want your full attention; just a side-glance of yours is enough to turn this dust at your feet into gold!’

“Harry, […]

East-West Gathering – Conversations with lovers: “I just want your grace and that would settle all accounts in a flash” – Part 1

Eruch was then asked to read 21 points which Baba had dictated. Eruch said, “Baba has given us 21 points, some not even as long as a line. They are not for the lovers of Baba, but for general use.” He read them out and Baba elaborated on some of them:

1. God […]