Happy Birthday Meher Baba!
The nice people at Meher Baba Film Archive International in England are letting us preview the restored film footage of Beloved Baba's Entombment. "The Entombment Film" (aka "The Great Darshan") of Meher Baba's laying to rest between January 31st and February 7th 1969. MBF (or MEFA) was started by Delia de Leon and Pete Townshend at Meher Baba Oceanic in London. It is the most complete archive of film of Meher Baba in the world. Their website is www.meherbabafilm.com where you can learn lots more about the preservation and restoration of the original film of Baba. The present curator of the archive, Richard O'Casey, was uniquely given personal permission by Mehera and Mani to show The Entombment Film to people who have a sympathy with or understanding of Meher Baba. Richard told us, "All the 16mm Kodachrome footage taken at the Entombment has been very sucessfully restored. This ten minute film is a shortened version of the material to capture the poi nuance and magnificence of this great event 42 years ago, and also to showcase the new restoration.
Worldwide Meher Baba Family Meeting/Chat from Meherabad
Creation: The Abbreviated Version
A Film by Rich Mauro
Inspired by Meher Baba's book, God Speaks, this humorous short depicts the Universe's origination from Primordial Nothingness and one drop soul’s evolution – mineral, worm...animal to human being - then its spiritual advancement to Universal Nothingness, finally reaching the state of God-Realization.
The film shows that everyone, even Boston Red Sox or New York Yankees fans can achieve this sublime state.
Click on the link to watch Creation: The Abbreviated Version
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O' Parvardigar by Pete Townshend
Happy 122nd Birthday Avatar Meher Baba!
The Music of Bob and Jane Brown
From the Best of Bob and Jane Brown
A compilation of the best songs recorded by Bob and Jane Brown from the years 1973-1991. And a never-released song as well! Their voices blend like honey and butter. They are accompanied by Raphael Rudd on harp, Jeff Seitz on drums (Jeff was the stand in for Stuart Copland of The Police). Julie Kohl-Skiff on violin (former violinist in the National Symphony) and many, many other great musicians and singers
- Be In The World But Not Of The World Submitted By Merwan Mehta (3334)
- Bhauji's message to Cancer patients Submitted by Kishore Mistry (3377)
- Proof of the Godman - Statistically Speaking Submitted By Merwan Mehta (3604)
- The Chumpi-Wallah's Great Day Told by Baba's sister, Mani, at Meherazad, Christmas 1975 (3663)
- "Baba-Lovers" Submitted By Merwan Mehta (3665)
- Gary's Rap Song (3746)
- Mani's Remembrance Submitted By Steve Myhro (3818)
- A Story Of Moses, A Drunk and the Priest Submitted by Don Fohn (4839)
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Nectar for the Children
In 1968 Baba told Bhau to write a children's book including stories He had given him. And then he forgot. In 2002, Bhau was reminded of Baba's wish and has therefore written Nectar for the Children, including stories such as The Mischievous Chicken, The Two Kings, The Seven Fishes and more, totaling 18 stories in all. Nad Wolinska has enlived each story with beautifully painted color illustrations. Following each story is an explanation of it's moral and spiritual meaning.
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Jelauddin Balkhi (Rumi)
Jelauddin Balkhi (Rumi), God realized 13th century poet. Described by Meher Baba as one of the greatest minds to ever be born upon the earth.
Come, come whomever you are, wanderer, worshipper, lover of leaving. Ours is not a caravan of despair but ours is a caravan of hope. Come, come even if you've broken your vows a thousand times. Come yet again, come...