On ‘Reporting to Baba’

 

Taking a break from a business trip to Cochin from New Delhi, Don Stevens visited Meherazad again for a day on the morning […]

“I put you there; now stay there.”

Don Stevens was a well-paid executive of Standard Oil. Once, thinking that he should pursue a more humanitarian line of work, such as being […]

Even trees respond to a lover’s request to meet his Beloved

Espandiar Vesali had been a student in the Prem Ashram in Meherabad in 1927-1928. Soon after the school closed, he returned home to Iran […]

Don’t just try but do your best

 

Once Baba wrote to Delia to arrange something very difficult. Delia sent this telegram”:I will try.”

Baba cabled back immediately, “Leave it.” Delia […]

Thus the task proved a medium for remembering the Master

 

On this day, when Baba arrived, he conveyed to Shakuntala that he was hungry and that she should give him something to eat. […]

Skip all the in-between lives

Baba with Mastan

When Baba dropped His body, Mastan did not know at first what had happened. Then, one day I saw him come […]

Yet in all our anguish Baba’s gentle, loving hands were ever on us

Although Baba’s body never showed any sign of deterioration, the mandali decided that on the seventh day the crypt should be closed. The atmosphere […]

“Who weeps for love, he weeps the best”

Once, an old lady, completely bent at right angles at her waist came in. She would put her hand on her forehead to avoid […]

“Carry on your worldly duties but think that Baba is behind everything”

One lover from an out-station told Baba that he wanted to stay for one month at Poona and do Baba’s “Seva” or service.

Baba […]

Don’t brood over lost things

Baba was in the hall by 7:45 A.M. on Saturday, 8 June 1963, and he embraced the newcomers.

A devotee’s luggage was stolen while […]