MEHER MOUNT

9902 Sulphur Mountain Road
Ojai, CA 93023-9375

Phone: 805-640-0000
Email: info@mehermount.org

HOURS

Wednesday-Sunday: Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Monday & Tuesday: Closed

MANAGER/CARETAKERS

Buzz & Ginger Glasky

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sam Ervin, Preident
Ron Holsey, Vice President
Ursula Reinhart, Treasurer
Jim Whitson, Director
Richard Mannis, Director

OFFICERS

Margaret Magnus, Secretary

9902 Sulphur Mountain Rd
Ojai, CA, 93023
United States

(805) 640-0000

Events

All are invited to attend these free events.

Nov
11
2:30pm 2:30pm

Selected Readings from Avatar: The Life Story of Avatar Meher Baba

Meher Mount is taking part in the 2017 Ojai WordFest, the seventh annual  literary festival of words, ideas and stories.

The festival will feature “Religious Texts, Spiritual Teachings” on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from Noon to 5:00 p.m. at the Ojai Library.

As part of this program on spiritual teachings, Sam Ervin, chairman of the board at Meher Mount, will read from Avatar: The Life Story of Avatar Meher Baba by Jean Adriel. Jean was living at Meher Baba in the upper Ojai Valley at the time of publication in 1947.

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Jan
31
12:00pm12:00pm

Amartithi Open House

Each year on the 31st of January, followers of Avatar Meher Baba gather to remember Him and His Advent.

The January 31st date marks the day in 1969 when Meher Baba, the deathless one, "dropped His body" and left the physical form. The celebration is called Amartithi.

Amartithi is a Hindi and Marathi word. Literally, amar is deathless; tithi is day. Also, Amartithi is the eternal date or a date with the Eternal One.

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Feb
25
12:00pm12:00pm

Meher Baba's Birthday Open House

Each year, Meher Baba followers around the world gather to celebrate the birthday - February 25 - of the Avatar of the Age, Avatar Meher Baba.

You are invited to visit Meher Mount on Saturday, February 25, 2017, from Noon to 5:00 p.m., for the open house in honor of Meher Baba. Chai and cake will be served.

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Sep
24
11:30am11:30am

“Okay, Baba, I give up. I’m hooked.” – A Life Following Meher Baba

  • Avatar Meher Baba Center of Southern California (Meherabode) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In October 1968, Sam Ervin was living in Santa Barbara, CA, and sharing a house with several followers of Avatar Meher Baba. He was expecting a job offer that would require him to move to San Francisco. When that offer did not materialize, Sam looked up at the photo of Meher Baba over the fireplace and said, “Okay, Baba, I give up. I’m hooked.”

Sam L. Ervin, chairman of the Board at Meher Mount, will share stories on the influence of Avatar Meher Baba and Agnes Baron, lifetime caretaker of Meher Mount, in his life.

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Sep
9
11:30am11:30am

Gutta Breakfast

The Gutta Breakfast is an opportunity to share insights, ask questions, and discuss Avatar Meher Baba and His life and words.

The event starts with breakfast hosted by Fred Stankus and Gigi Driessen. After breakfast, Fred leads a heartfelt discussion of selected passages from Lord Meher

Each individual reads a suggested passage and all are welcome to comment, ask questions, and share personal insights. Lord Meher is the multi-volume account of Avatar Meher Baba's life by Bhau Kalchuri, one of Meher Baba's close disciples. Click to read more.

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Aug
5
11:30am11:30am

Anniversary Celebration of Avatar Meher Baba's 1956 Visit

On the first Saturday in August, there is always a celebration of the anniversary of Avatar Meher Baba's 1956 visit to Meher Mount.

This year's special guest speaker is Naosherwan Anzar who first met Avatar Meher Baba in Dehra Dun, India, when Naosherwan was two months old. He will share stories of his life and the spiritual lessons he has learned following Meher Baba. Click to read more.

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Jul
22
9:00am 9:00am

Master Plan 2022 Community Meeting

It is time to update the Meher Mount Master Plan for the next five years. That's where you come in. Meher Mount is holding a community meeting to gather input for this update. You are invited and urged to attend the Meher Mount Master Plan 2022 Community Meeting.

You are also invited to stay to watch the sunset and have dinner on the Topa Topa Patio. Click here for more information.

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Apr
23
to Apr 29

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is a nationwide effort to urge individuals to volunteer in their communities and to recognize and appreciate those volunteers.

Meher Mount depends on volunteers for its maintenance, preservation, and stewardship. For many, volunteering at Meher Mount is an opportunity to render service in honor of Avatar Meher Baba. 

For others, volunteering for Meher Mount is a means for connecting with the land and with Meher Baba. For still others, the volunteer opportunity is a form of meditation. And finally, volunteer projects can foster companionship and camaraderie in service. Click here to read more about volunteer opportunities.

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Feb
25
12:00pm12:00pm

Meher Baba's Birthday Open House

Each year, Meher Baba followers around the world gather to celebrate the birthday - February 25 - of the Avatar of the Age, Avatar Meher Baba.

You are invited to visit Meher Mount on Saturday, February 25, 2017, from Noon to 5:00 p.m., for the open house in honor of Meher Baba. Chai and cake will be served.

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Jan
31
12:00pm12:00pm

Amartithi Open House

Each year on the 31st of January, followers of Avatar Meher Baba gather to remember Him and His Advent.

The January 31st date marks the day in 1969 when Meher Baba, the deathless one, "dropped His body" and left the physical form. The celebration is called Amartithi.

Amartithi is a Hindi and Marathi word. Literally, amar is deathless; tithi is day. Also, Amartithi is the eternal date or a date with the Eternal One.

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Nov
29
to Dec 31

#GivingTuesday - Goal $12,600

Last year, Meher Mount raised $15,600 during the month of December in honor of #GivingTuesday. You helped Meher Mount reach that goal. Thank you for helping to maintain Meher Mount as a place of world-wide pilgrimage in honor of Avatar Meher Baba.

Can Meher Mount supporters raise $12,600 again? Given the response last year, absolutely. Make your donation now. Be part of a global day of giving and help to ensure Meher Mount's legacy. 

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Nov
2
6:30pm 6:30pm

Reincarnation & Karma - Insights from the Teachings of Avatar Meher Baba

Man’s search for immortality is as old as man himself. Does the spirit continue after the death of the physical body? What is the role of karma?

The discussion, led by scholar Dr. Ward Parks, will focus on Meher Baba's revelations on reincarnation and karma, with references to other spiritual traditions such as Hinduism and Buddhism.

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Nov
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

Reincarnation & Karma - Insights from the Teachings of Avatar Meher Baba

Man’s search for immortality is as old as man himself. Does the spirit continue after the death of the physical body?

The discussion, led by scholar Dr. Ward Parks, will focus on Meher Baba's revelations on reincarnation and karma, with references to other spiritual traditions such as Hinduism and Buddhism.

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Oct
15
1:30pm 1:30pm

Tea & Talk with Bill & Diana Le Page

Come hear Bill Le Page share his memories of being with Avatar Meher Baba and the insights he has gained in writing about Meher Baba's life and words.

Meher Baba "somehow comes alive in and through spoken words, as the speaker experiences again his coming to [the] God-Man or his moments with Him," writes Bill in The Turning of the Key.

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Sep
10
11:30am11:30am

Gutta Breakfast & Discussion

The Gutta Breakfast is an opportunity to share insights, ask questions, and discuss Avatar Meher Baba and His life and words.

The day starts with a hosted breakfast followed by reading selected passages from Lord Meher, the biography of Meher Baba. These readings spark questions and discussion.

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Jan
31
12:00pm12:00pm

Amartithi Open House

Each year on the 31st of January, followers of Avatar Meher Baba gather to remember Him and His Advent. The January 31st date marks the day in 1969 when Meher Baba "dropped His body" and left the physical form. The celebration is called Amartithi.

Meher Mount is inviting all who are interested to come and join this year's celebration. Meher Mount will be open from Noon to 5:00 p.m. on January 31, 2015.

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Nov
5
6:00pm 6:00pm

Why Do We Suffer? - Insights from the Teachings of Avatar Meher Baba

Suffering is one of the realities of human life. It occurs not only during major catastrophes, such as wars, famine and plagues, but also in the ordinary dissatisfaction and heartbreaks that afflict us all.

What, in fact, are the real causes of suffering?

The discussion led by scholar Dr. Ward Parks will examine the problem of suffering from the standpoint of Meher Baba's teachings, also drawing on illuminations from other spiritual traditions such as Buddhism, Vedanta, Sufism, and mystical Christianity.

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Aug
8
1:30pm 1:30pm

Tea & Talk with Jimmy Khan

All are invited to come to the tea and talk with Jimmy Khan, a long-time follower of Meher Baba.

Jimmy and his wife Firuza will be at Meher Mount on Saturday, August 8, 2015, to share his stories of meeting and being with Meher Baba as well as his involvement in taking first-time visitors to the Meher Baba sites at Meherabad and Meherazad, India.

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Jun
6
8:00am 8:00am

Trim-the-Trail Day

Come to Meher Mount on Saturday, June 6, 2015 to "trim the trail." It's a great opportunity to provide service, to join in the camaraderie of working with others, and to feel a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day.

What's needed?

  • Help trimming the brushes and growth on the Prasad Orchard Trail.
  • Help preparing, setting up, and cleaning up for lunch.
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