Avatar’s Abode is a 99 acre property held in perpetuity for the benefit of all persons with an interest in Avatar Meher Baba (1894-1969) – a major Indian spiritual figure who stayed here in 1958. For followers of Meher Baba, Avatar’s Abode is one of the four or so most important spiritual centres in the world. Therefore, Baba lovers (followers of Meher Baba) visit Avatar’s Abode throughout the year, from all parts of Australia and overseas.More about Avatar's Abode
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Avatar Meher Baba was born Merwan (Meherwan) Sheriar Irani into a Zoroastrian (Parsi) family in Pune, India, in 1894. During his teens and twenties, Merwan associated with and was proclaimed Avatar (‘descent of God into human form’) by five spiritual Masters from long-established Maharastran lineages within the Chistiyyah and Qalandari Sufi, and Hindu Datta avadhutas traditions. These figures: Hazrat Babajan (? 1790-1931), Sai Baba of Shirdi (1836-1918), Upasni Maharaj (1870-1941), Narayan Maharaj (1885-1945) and Tajuddin Baba (1861-1925) command pan-Indian followings.
People interested in learning more about Avatar Meher Baba and His place are welcome to visit the property during the hours of 9 am to 6 pm. There are toilets and tea/coffee making facilities but no food is available.
To arrange your day visit please telephone: Bill Le Page (+61 7) 5442 1248, or Ros or Roy Hayes (+61 7) 5442 1544, or Bernard Bruford (+61 7) 5442 1487.More details on visiting Avatar's Abode
Meher Baba's Birthday Celebration Sunday 22 February – Baba's House 12 noon Silence followed by Arati at 12:15pm. Then potluck lunch in kitchen at 12:30pm and coffee and birthday cake. 2pm Baba's House – afternoon program including stories, poetry and music.
Meher Baba's Birthday Wednesday 25 February – 5am Arati at Baba’s House followed by light breakfast at the Abode’s kitchen.
The Anniversary Friday 5th to Monday 8th June 2015
Silence Day Friday 10th July 2015
Please visit our Make a Donation page to make a donation or anniversary contribution or subscribe to the Meher Baba Australia newsletter online via PayPal. Note: You do not need a PayPal account to use PayPal; your bank account or credit card can also be used.