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September 1954

Age after age, when the wick of Righteousness burns low, the Avatar comes yet once again to rekindle the torch of Love and Truth. Age after age, amidst the clamour of disruptions, wars, fear and chaos, rings the Avatar’s call: “Come all unto me.”

Although, because of the veil of illusion, this Call of the Ancient One may appear as a voice in the wilderness, its echo and re-echo nevertheless pervades through time and space, to rouse at first a few, and eventually millions, from their deep slumber of ignorance. And in the midst of illusion, as the Voice behind all voices, it awakens humanity to bear witness to the manifestation of God amidst mankind.”

— Meher Baba
(Path of Love)

September in the Life of Meher Baba September January February March April May June July August September October November December
3 September 1945 Perfect Master Narayan Maharaj drops his body.
7 September 1953 In Dehra Dun, Uttar Pradesh. Baba gives his “Highest of the High” declaration.
8 September 1931 Baba and Mahatma Gandhi meet in Baba’s cabin aboard the S. S. Rajputana, on their way to England. This is the first of three meetings. Baba allows Gandhi to read from "The Book." Baba began writing "The Book" in 1925 and to this day its location is unknown.
10 September 1960 Baba bows down to 200 poor, washes their feet, and hands ten rupees as prasad to each one.
11 September 1931 Baba’s ship lands in Marseilles, France in the early morning. This is the first time his feet touch European soil.
11 September 1954 Baba followers from the West arrive at Meherabad for a gathering with Baba which lasts until the 30th, later called the Three Incredible Weeks.
12 September 1954 Baba gives public darshan to more than 70,000 people at Wadia Park in Ahmednagar. “Meher Baba's call” is read out which begins “Age after age, amidst the clamor of disruptions, war, fear and chaos, rings the Avatar’s Call: 'Come all unto me!' ” Another message, “How to Love God” is also given.
13 September 1931 Thomas Watson, who had worked with Alexander Graham Bell, meets Baba at the Devonshire, U.K. ashram and weeps for 15 minutes after Baba places his hand on Watson's head.
14 September 1922 Baba and a few of his close disciples fast for 24 hours while visiting the tomb of the Perfect Master who brought Sufism to India, Khwaja Saheb Mu’innuddin Chisti.
15 September 1931 Thomas Watson extends a heartfelt invitation to Baba to come to the United States.
18 September 1954 A Japanese Baba follower asks Baba to come to Japan. Baba responds, “After seven hundred years I will come to Japan.”
21 September 1931 Perfect Master Hazrat Babajan drops her body.
25 September 1937 Mohammed the mast sails for France with two of the mandali. They meet Baba at Cannes. This is Mohammed’s first and last journey out of India.
25 September 1938 A play based on the classical tale of Raja Gopichand is performed for Baba by the masts (God-intoxicated souls) in lower Meherabad.
26 September 1954 Baba gives darshan in Khushru Quarters, (now the Meher Nazar Trust Compound) in Ahmednagar.
29 September 1946 Baba goes to Lahore where he contacts masts.
30 September 1954 Baba gives his “Final Declaration.”