Fred and Ella Winterfeldt – Part 4 (Final)

Baba had informed them to come again the next day at 4 P.M. At that meeting he continued:

I know you are not rich. You own a farm, and that you have given to me. This gesture of love to me is worth the whole universe. I know with what genuine love […]

Fred and Ella Winterfeldt – Part 3 (“all eventually comes to me”)

Fred (with spects) behind Baba


Baba explained to the Winterfeldts how he had changed the Sufi order, and commented:

Norina is my jewel.

Mrs. Duce is another gem.

Elizabeth is unique.

Now, what I wish you to understand is that I am not only concerned with Sufism, but also with Vedanta, […]

Fred and Ella Winterfeldt – Part 2 (“In the fire of love, all dirt is automatically consumed”)


Fred, who prided himself on his detached powers of reasoning, was trying to analyze what was going on.

Fred described what happened:

Baba looked at me over Ella’s shoulder, winked and grinned from ear to ear. And at that moment, reason – four years of reasoning – like a burst balloon went out […]

Fred and Ella Winterfeldt – Part 1

Fred with Baba


One devoted couple, who met Baba for the first time during his visit to Myrtle Beach, was Fred and Ella Winterfeldt, two German immigrants who had settled in New York, where they had met and married. Both were interested in finding a spiritual Master. Fred, age fifty-four, had […]