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Videos are posted in the order they were sent out in the Weekly Offerings & Monthly Newsletters, with the most recent collection first.

“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

“Baba called me near”

Roshan Kerawala was Eruch Jessawala’s cousin, a member of a family deeply connected with the Master. In this video, she recounts stories of her life lived with Baba. From being a young girl and having Baba carry her up Meherabad Hill on His shoulders, to Baba’s encouragement to get married and have children of her own, every stage of Roshan’s life centered around her intimacy with the Beloved. Her talk is also filled with funny incidents, and ends with her singing one of Baba’s favorite songs.

Video, 1:19:33
Meher Center Meeting Place, November 30, 1996
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

Meher Center Tour with Darwin Shaw and Daughters Leatrice and Renae

In this informal recording, Darwin Shaw, who was instrumental in the development of the Center, and his two daughters Leatrice and Renae, identify places that played a special role during Meher Baba’s visits in 1952, 1956 and 1958. They intersperse stories of their time with the Master as they show us the many spots around the Center where He gathered His lovers, and even the trees He rested under.

Video, 45:21
Meher Center, November 16, 1997
From the Meher Spiritual Center, Inc. Archives

The Nitrate Movies of Elizabeth Patterson

In 1933, Elizabeth Patterson filmed Meher Baba in India and Italy using a hand cranked 35mm movie camera. These short clips, painstakingly restored by the Meher Baba Film Archive International, are the only film record of that time.

Video, 5:12
From the film, I am the One Reality