People’s indifference toward things spiritual makes Baba suffer more – Part 2 (FInal)

 

Citing an instance to illustrate what he meant, Baba further stated:

Suppose one is bitten by a large scorpion. It causes terrible agony. The person suffers and is even crying due to the pain. Meanwhile, if a tiny ant also bites him elsewhere, what effect would the ant bite have during the agony […]

People’s indifference toward things spiritual makes Baba suffer more – Part 1

DURING THIS PERIOD, Mehera’s sister Freiny came to Meherabad from Nasik, still upset at her continued separation from Baba and her virtual isolation in Nasik. Freiny had deep love for Baba and wanted to be with him and the other women mandali, but Baba did not wish to keep her in the ashram because […]

20130203 – Events of January 1969 – Part 11 (final)

By 4:30 A.M., on February 7, all had gathered at the Tomb. Twenty minutes later the women mandali entered. Everyone stood and repeatedly sang, “Satchitananda Paramanand, Meher Baba Vidyanand.” Several thousand were present and exactly at five o’clock, all joined in three loud cheers of “Avatar Meher Baba ki jai!”

The women garlanded […]

20130202 – Events of January 1969 – Part 10

There was no electricity in Meherabad then, but sufficient illumination was provided. The ancient lamp of God was lighting the way for His pilgrims, as a full moon shone in the night sky the entire week. When Chinta Sarva Rao and Majety Rama Mohan Rao of Vijayawada arrived, they arranged for a generator, and […]

20130201 – Events of January 1969 – Part 9

The women mandali returned to Meherazad at midnight. Padri and Chhagan stayed inside the Tomb the entire night as scores of people lined up to take darshan. Adi Sr. was at his office in town sending out telegrams and making telephone calls to various Centers and individuals in India and abroad. All India Radio […]

20130131 – Events of January 1969 – Part 8

When Baba was informed that Dr. Ginde had still not arrived, he sent Aloba to phone Adi at his office, telling him to phone Dr. Grant in Poona to send Ginde straight to Meherazad.

At noon, Baba remembered Ginde again, asking whether he had arrived. When the answer was in the negative, Baba sadly […]

20130130 – Events of January 1969 – Part 7

The night of January 30, Baba rested for four hours, sleeping for two and a half hours. At 3:45 A.M. he called Eruch, Pendu, Padri, Bhau and Goher. Repeated shocks made his body rise from the bed. All did. His followers and their generations after them were still waiting for his return by keeping […]

20130129 – Events of January 1969 – Part 6

The doctor (Dr Grant) left, and the shocks again attacked Baba’s body. Eruch, Pendu, Francis and Bhau were in Baba’s room and they held firmly onto his arms and legs. Goher was beside herself, totally at a loss as to what treatment to administer. Baba remarked, “This is my crucifixion! Christ was crucified once, […]

20130128 – Events of January 1969 – Part 5

At one point, referring to Baba’s book, which had not been seen since 1958, Eruch asked, “What about your book?” Baba assured him, “It is in good hands,” and gestured tipping a hat (which, depending on the context, could be interpreted as either Adi Sr., in the West, or with a Westerner).

On Sunday […]

20130127 – Events of January 1969 – Part 4

 

DURING BHAU’S WATCH on the night of the 24th, Baba gestured to him, “Listen carefully to what I say. I am giving you very important work. I want you to write my biography in verse.” As he was gesturing, Baba would get frequent sharp jolts, and Bhau’s heart broke at seeing his suffering […]