Meherabad

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Meherabad
town
Faredoon Driver shows the grounds of Upper Meherabad.
Faredoon Driver shows the grounds of Upper Meherabad.
Meherabad is located in Maharashtra
Meherabad
Meherabad
Meherabad is located in India
Meherabad
Meherabad
Coordinates: 19°01′46″N 74°43′09″E / 19.029539°N 74.719042°E / 19.029539; 74.719042Coordinates: 19°01′46″N 74°43′09″E / 19.029539°N 74.719042°E / 19.029539; 74.719042
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtra
DistrictAhmednagar
Elevation
672 m (2,205 ft)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
414001
Websiteambppct.org

Meherabad ("abad" means a flourishing colony) is the main center where Meher Baba lived and worked from 1923. It is about nine kilometers (6 miles) south of Ahmednagar, India. It is now the site of Meher Baba's tomb as well as places for visitors to stay. A large number of buildings associated with the earlier days of Baba’s work as well as places of charity are also there. Many Baba lovers work or live in the Meherabad area. Meherabad is a popular place of pilgrimage. Around 30,000 pilgrims come each year to Amartithi (the anniversary of Meher Baba's death). In 1944 Meher Baba moved his residence 15 miles north to Meherazad located on the other side of Ahmedagar. It also is a place of pilgrimage.