“I was doing my work through you”

 

Baba had previously instructed Pukar to travel throughout Hamirpur district and spread his message. He also asked for a full account of his travels. Pukar related an incident when the pujari (caretaker) of a temple had not allowed him to sleep there, even though Pukar was exhausted. The priest thought Pukar was a […]

To touch the hearts

 

ON SATURDAY, May 17th, an open-house darshan program was held in the Barn from 7 A.M. to 7 P.M. Almost seven hundred people gathered, many from the small town of Myrtle Beach and many from distant places. Elizabeth Patterson was sitting on Baba’s right. Baba had instructed that each visitor meet him, touch […]

Do you value a bicycle more than my words?

On August 24th, Mehera, Mani, Meheru and Rano were to be shifted to Karamchand’s bungalow in Nishat (Shalimar, Kashmir). Before proceeding to Nishat, Baba instructed Krishna to follow in the truck with their luggage and specifically not by bicycle. But after they had loaded everything in the truck, there was no room for the […]

Your love is the most precious offering you can give

 

The Hut in Meherastana, Mahewa where Baba declared His Avatarhood publicly by stating “Avatar Meher Baba Ki Jai!”*

A poor carpenter had done his utmost to erect Baba’s hut in Meherastana, Mahewa, Hamirpur District (see photo above). While laboring in the cold day and night, he had fallen ill. He was […]

Sant Mali of Sarnath

[The following anecdote happended during New Life when Baba was in Sarnath, a famous piligrimage center for Buddhists. The above picture is of the Sarnath Bungalow where Baba stayed during New Life. The garden was looked after during that time by the gardener referred as Sant Mali by Baba. This above photo was taken […]

Deceivers are our friends

THAT DAY, Harish Chander Kochar came before Baba for darshan. Daily, he would sit outside in front of Baba’s bungalow and consequently his mental and financial condition deteriorated. Baba stated, “Whatever you have to say, tell me in five minutes; and whatever you say, speak honestly.”

“Free me of my mental anxieties,” Kochar requested, […]

New fresh life born in His love

That brings me to another instance, a beautiful story I recollect” It happened in Europe, during Baba’s first visit there.

Baba was seated in a small room, and those who had come to see him for the first time, attracted to him by those who had already met him, would be with him for […]

“To obey me is the greatest knowledge”

Earlier in the day, Deshmukh had requested, “Grant me divine knowledge, Baba!”

Baba replied, “I will!”

While they were eating dinner, Baba served Deshmukh and Naoroji a piece of fish, although both were strict vegetarians. Taking it as Baba’s prasad, however, they did full justice to it. Afterwards, Baba prohibited them from […]

The power of faith cured patients

The story Baba narrated about Baidul was:

Baidul was the doctor of his village in Persia. He would boil garlic in oil, and put in a few drops of the mixture in the patient’s ears. Taking my name, it cured all sorts of diseases! Thus, he made some patients well, and […]

Leaving everything to Him: Simple command but difficult for our willful selves

The following is Beryl Williams’ description of her first meeting with Baba at the Barn on May 17th:

Delia opened the door for me and said, “Baba, this is Beryl.” As I hesitated at the entrance, Baba rose from his chair and stood with outstretched open arms to me. The next thing I knew […]