“Everybody at the Ashram had a role”

Margaret Craske was an acclaimed English Ballet dancer and teacher, and a devoted disciple of Meher Baba. She lived at the Meher Center after her retirement in 1986. Here, she narrates the humorous and natural details of early life with Baba in India. She talks of His initial meditation orders, adventurous travels all over India that involved interesting meetings with strangers, fascinating pets including a mad dog, and the constantly moving life of the Ashram.

Audio, 1:26:32
Meher Center, Saroja Library, December 27, 1970
From the Meher Spiritual Center, Inc. Archives

“It was difficult to always obey Baba”

Rano Gayley was an artist, and one of Meher Baba’s early Western disciples who became a resident Meherazad Mandali until her death in 1986. Here she talks about the intimate times at the ashram, and Baba’s instructions to those living there; time spent in Myrtle Beach; and details of Baba’s 1952 automobile accident.

Audio, 44:14
Used with permission from Jim May

“We can feel Him through our love alone”
In this inspiring audio recording, Adi K. Irani, Meher Baba’s close disciple and secretary who traveled with Him to the West, talks about how to seek Baba’s love within our hearts and in our everyday lives.
Audio, 38:31
Meher Center, The Barn, March 14, 1970
From the Meher Spiritual Center, Inc. Archives
Memoirs of the Frivolous Three

In this classic Meher Center video, three early disciples of Meher Baba are seen together for the first time since 1958. Delia DeLeon, Margaret Craske and Kitty Davy exemplify Love, Purity and Selfless Service. Frivolous, funny, witty and extremely entertaining, their descriptions of their spiritual lives will make any seeker smile.

Video, 1:11:00
Meher Center Meeting Place, September 10, 1988
Courtesy of Sheriar Foundation, used with permission.

“Experiencing Divine Love is Looking Upon the Face of God”
Kitty Davy was a close disciple of Meher Baba who lived at the Meher Center from 1952 to 1991. In this wonderful talk, she recalls her meeting with Meher Baba in 1932 at her London home and intimate times with the Master.
Audio, 38:49
Meher Center, November 27, 1969
From the Meher Spiritual Center, Inc. Archives
“Such Good Friends”
Katie Irani was a close disciple of Meher Baba who lived with Him and the other women Mandali for many years. In this video, she speaks of her first meeting with Baba as a young girl, and many both playful and serious moments of companionship with Him during her youth. She also sings songs that Baba wrote.
Video, 55:04
Meher Center, July 21, 1991
From the Meher Spiritual Center, Inc. Archives
“I Give This to Baba with Love”
Elizabeth Patterson, the founder of Meher Spiritual Center, first met Meher Baba at Harmon on Hudson in New York. From that very moment her entire life was dedicated to Him. This audio recording of Elizabeth speaking in the Saroja Library gives a wonderful, comprehensive talk about meeting with Meher Baba, spending time with Him in India in the early 1940’s, and finding and developing Meher Center with Norina Matchabelli.
Audio, 46:07
Meher Center, August 29, 1970
From the Meher Spiritual Center, Inc. Archives