Symbols of the world's religions



Will Backett

While at Meherabad, He [Baba] would sometimes give us fruit, one by one, or Himself serve each plate, as His prasad. On another occasion, He walked round the table to place both hands on our shoulders, and the gentle firmness of His touch gave deep significance to that simple gesture. There was much laughter when He circumnavigated the long table to find where He could best tickle each one, joining in the fun Himself, for He likes us to be bright and happy always.

At the ping-pong table provided for our relaxation, He was a doughty opponent, with unique grace and speed. He also showed us a different game of marbles, awarding a prize to the winner and applauding his skill or luck, as part of the deeper game of Divine Love, which is the Master's real sport.

GLIMPSES OF THE GOD-MAN, Vol. 6, p. 137, Bal Natu
1994 © Avatar Meher Baba Perpetual Public Charitable Trust


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