1969 : Darshan ( Great ) at Guruprasad, Poona, India by the Australian Group

1969 : Australian Meher Baba group newly arrived at Bombay Airport
1969 : Australian Meher Baba group newly arrived at Bombay Airport

 

According to "Mandali Family Letters" book there were 47 Australian who came to India.

There were a total of 695 who attending the event.

349 men, 320 females and 26 children.

562-USA, England-17, France-4, Switzerland-1, Germany-2, Lebanon-2, Israel-1, Hawaii-3, Hong Kong-1, Taiwan-1, Sth. Korea-1, Phillipines-2, Africa-3, Iran-10, Pakistan-37.

 

http://www.avatarsabode.com.au/1969/

http://www.avatarsabode.com.au/1969/correspondence.htm

 

 

 1969 : Mani on the upstairs balcony filming. Courtesy of Neala Haze & Meher Archives, Asheville, NC.
1969 : Mani on the upstairs balcony filming. Courtesy of Neala Haze & Meher Archives, Asheville, NC.

The commemorative medallion issued mid year 1969 after the Last Darshan. Courtesy of Margaret Harrison, whose father Le Buchanon bought it in India at the time.

 

 

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Mandali at Guruprasad, Pune, India, 1969. "Great Darshan"  ( L-R ) Adi, Nariman, Pendu, Eruch, Aloba, Bhau, & Bal. Photo taken by Sam Ervin
Mandali at Guruprasad, Pune, India, 1969. "Great Darshan" ( L-R ) Adi, Nariman, Pendu, Eruch, Aloba, Bhau, & Bal. Photo taken by Sam Ervin
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Roy Hayes