The Center is open by reservation only for day visits and overnight retreats. Click Opening for more information.

The information below refers to normal operations which are currently suspended.

Besides offering overnight retreats, Meher Spiritual Center is also available for people to visit for a few hours at a time in the day or evening.

First Time Visitors
Visitors coming for the first time should call ahead and arrange for a full-guided tour and become familiar with the Center Directives.

All visitors are to enter through the main gate on Highway 17 (across from the Myrtle Beach Mall) and check in at the Gateway Office.

Day Visiting Hours
Monday – Thursday: 2 pm to 5 pm
Friday: 2 pm to 6 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm

Day Visit Guidelines
1. Wear covered shoes at all times on the Center.
2. Pets, firearms, alcohol, and illegal drugs are not allowed on the property.
3. All guest cabins and use of kitchens for cooking are reserved for overnight retreat guests only.
4. Day visitors are asked not to use the Center to access the beach for swimming.
5. Smoking is strictly prohibited except where clay pots are provided.
6. Direct any safety concerns to the Gateway (843-272-5777).


Public Buildings and Hours
The Lagoon Cabin and Barn are open during the day for quietude and reflection.

The Dilruba Reading Room is open all day.

The Saroja Library
Monday to Saturday – 11 am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm
Sunday- 2pm to 4pm.

Meher Abode (Baba’s House)
Sunday 11am to 1 pm
Tuesday 11 am to 1 pm
Friday 4 pm to 6 pm
Saturday 9 am to 11 am

Tours of Meher Abode are given during the first half hour.

Additional Day Visiting Information

Nature Trails
There are many walking trails winding through the Center’s approximately 500 acres. On arrival at the Center Gateway, review the directives for trail use.

Outdoor Sitting Areas
Throughout the Center there are many outdoor sitting areas, screened porches and play areas for children.

Evening visits normally involve attending evening programs.
You must wear covered shoes and carry a flashlight.
For information on evening programs, see the Programs & Events section, or call 843-361-2252

Evening Visiting Hours
7:30 pm to 11 pm
Please make sure to be off Center by 11 pm.