Sacred Esoteric Symbols

Sacred symbols have been used since ages to express the profound spiritual, metaphysical and philosophical concepts regarding man and his evolution towards the Supreme Reality. Symbols are found in various forms across different religions of the world and their universality can be substantiated by their appearance in widely separated cultures. Every symbol yields a wealth […]

Meherbai’s Mango Party

The summer heat became unbearable for Meherbai as she suffers from high blood-pressure. In spite of BP pills, her head felt like a pressure-cooker and when it became too much to endure, she let off the pressure (like a cooker-whistle) on Merwanji by doing Khit-Pit and Chipur-chipur, picking on him for every little thing. Arguments inflamed when Meherwanji […]

Meherbai Celebrates Parsi Time’s Birthday

To celebrate Parsi Time’s seventh Birthday, seven couples from Meherbai’s Mandli met at a restaurant called ‘Seven Seas’. The khanar-pinar group ordered Seven-Ups for all and seven fish-specialities of grilled baby-lobsters, spicy tiger-prawns, chilly-crabs, tandoori-squids, fried boomlas, Hydrabadi-pomfrets and jinga-biryanis. Banoo Batak:  Number seven is very significant. Even the human body changes every seven years; each and every atom […]

Thoughts On Earth Day

Everywhere in Nature there is perfect unity and harmony. Only humans are destructive. We destroy various species of birds, reptiles, animals, even entire forests. Today, there are hardly any one-horned rhinos in Assam because they’re killed in the belief that their horns have aphrodisiac properties. The number of migratory birds in India is dwindling due […]

April Fool

This year’s April Fool’s Day was celebrated by Meherbai’s Mandli, a little in advance, in the last week of March. It was a very special ‘April Fool’ for all Indians as three Chalak and Chatur businessmen i.e. an Air-line tycoon and two diamond merchants made a complete fool of our banking system by doing ‘Haoodas-Chaavdas’, looting and scooting. […]

The Waters Of Life

. The first sign of life began in water due to molecular synthesis, ie., the interaction of extreme hot and cold temperatures within the thermal-vents of ocean-beds which gave birth to the first amoeba, generating a rich biodiversity right up to the giant whale. Later, great civilizations existed along river-banks like the Egyptian on the […]

The Quest For Truth

Michael Volin was born and educated in China where his grandfather, a Russian Czarist general, had been stationed at the turn of the last century. Perhaps, because of his grandmother’s deep interest in spiritual matters (she was an acquaintance of Madam Blavatsky), Volin got deeply interested in Yoga and philosophy. He travelled extensively acrpss China, […]