Spiritual Consciousness Of Ganesha

Spiritual consciousness is omnipresent, yet we are oblivious to it. It’s all around us, but few find it. Why? Because the monkey-mind needs to focus on our physical plane through which we can reach spiritual consciousness, especially in troubled times (vighna). This is where the lovable trouble-shooter Ganesha (vighnaharta) steps in. Ancient Indian literature, spiritually and historically refers to […]

Meherbai’s Mann-Ki-Baat!

  Meherwanji read out a headline from a newspaper to Meherbai which said, ‘Short naps can make you happier.’ Meherbai: It says ‘short’ naps whereas you have breakfast and doze-off till lunch, after which you snore like a  Ghat Nu Engine  till tea-time! Meherwanji: Maybe that’s why I’m happy despite insomnia at night! Meherbai: What insomnia? After eating and sleeping the […]

Meherbai And The Single Burning Question

It was Sheroo’s birthday. She was Meherbai’s neighbour and the birthday-girl personally did all the chowk-chadan-toran-sagan herself before carrying a silver tray containing sev-dahi-banana and a boiled egg covered with a delicate embroidered muslin. Sheroo desperately wanted to get married and ever since she was 20, her parents, friends and match-makers (kaj-walis who were themselves spinsters) showed […]