The New Life: Baba accepts Todi Singh’s request to offer bhiksha (Part -2 of 3)

Todi Singh made one final appeal, “Keep these tins of butter and send them to Baba.”

“I cannot interfere with His conditions on anyone’s behalf. I don’t even know if Baba will see me!”

“All right,” Todi Singh relented, “I am staying in a nearby dharamshala. If Baba meets you, kindly tell Him about […]

The New Life: Baba accepts Todi Singh’s request to offer bhiksha (Part -1 of 3)

Another person who played a special part in Baba’s stay at Manjri Mafi was a gentleman named Todi Singh. Earlier in August 1949 just before the start of the New Life, Todi Singh travelled from his home town in Aligarh, near Delhi to Ahmednagar hoping to have Meher Baba’s darshan. This was at the […]

The New Life: Kumar – from Non-believer to Believer (Part -2 of 2)

In the early morning, long before dawn, he heard the rattling of keys outside his cell, and a jail officer suddenly opened the door and handed him a note on which was written, “Mr. Kumar, get yourself ready with your bag and baggage.”

As if in a dream, he was escorted to the prison […]

The New Life: Kumar – from Non-believer to Believer (Part -1 of 2)

Kumar holding umbrella

Kumar as a young man in the 1930s was an ardent revolutionary involved in fighting for Inches independence from the British Because of his terrorist activities, he was thrown in prison twice and suffered ill-treatment for over ten years. His second prison term was served during World War 11 at Bareilly […]

NEWS: 31st Anniversary of Avatar Meher Baba Hyderabad Center, Jubilee Hills

Dear Brothers and sisters in Beloved Baba’s love,

You are all invited to participate in Sahavas on the occasion of 31st anniversary of the Centre on 19th November 2017 (Coming Sunday)

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The New Life: Food prepared for a few serves all!

Kumar with Baba

Around 10:00 a.m. on January 12th, 1950, Baba and the companions arrived in Dehra Dun. As soon as they stepped off the train, Baba immediately sent the women to the ladies’ waiting room, where they began shutting the windows and doors to conserve heat. Outside, there was an icy […]

The New Life: The spontaneous generosity of this loving couple pleased Baba

[Stay in Najibabad] Two hours later, the sweet, elderly couple arrived with the meal still hot, and they were immediately taken by Adi to the Elder Brother.

Baba looked radiant, His long hair flowing, when Makhan Lal and his wife first saw Him. Makhan Lal immediately bowed at His feet, and Adi could see […]

The New Life: Extraordinary requests served without questions

On January 9th, during the companions’ stay in the mango orchard at Akbarabad, Baba sent Adi, Dr. Ghani and Babadas ahead to the city of Najibabad to find accommodations with three conditions. First, they were to find a place to stay for three days and, if possible, to arrange for hot baths for the […]

The New Life: Eruch receives abundant food in bhiksha from an old man

No obligation on either side in begging: “Baba’s name was not to be disclosed and begging was also to be done cheerfully and lovingly. The givers were not to be under the impression that they had conferred any obligation upon the companions, and the receiver was to accept the alms after carefully noting the […]

The New Life: Ghani carries out Baba’s humiliating order with his characteristic humor

One day, Dr. Ghani, being a Muslim who relished meat dishes, complained in his usual humorous way of the tiresome “grassitarian” diet. He asked, “In this vacuum period, why can’t we enjoy non-vegetarian dishes?”

Baba answered, “Today I permit you to visit any good hotel you like. You can satisfy your palate to your […]