1969 : Darshan ( Great ) at Guruprasad, Poona, India by the USA East Coast Group

Guruprasad, Poona. Photo Courtesy of Larry & Rita Karrasch
Guruprasad, Poona. Photo Courtesy of Larry & Rita Karrasch
Guruprasad, Poona
Guruprasad, Poona

 

According to "Mandali Family Letters " there were a total of 562 Americans who attending the event.

Also 3 came from Hawaii.

There were a total of 695 who attending the event.

349 men, 320 females and 26 children.

There were 2 flights for all from the East Coast - Myrtle Beach & New York groups.

MYRTLE BEACH GROUP ( EAST COAST )

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With name tags
With name tags
Without name tags
Without name tags

Both photos are courtesy of Christopher Ott's web site/blog "Meher Baba Words"

http://meherbabawords.blogspot.com/2014/03/find-waldo.html

The photographer Eduardo Nunez, he died in Argentina, 2007.

This sepia photo seems to be the first image taken of the two photographs.
This sepia photo seems to be the first image taken of the two photographs.
Photo enhanced.
Photo enhanced.
This list is courtesy Anne Giles who updated it in May 2019
This list is courtesy Anne Giles who updated it in May 2019
1969 East Coast attendees list to the Meher Baba's Last Darshan in Poona, India, courtesy of Anne Giles ( May 2019 )
List of those on the Myrtle Beach 1969 G
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Courtesy of Dennis Shlaen
Courtesy of Dennis Shlaen
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.
1969
1969
1969 ; Women Mandali
1969 ; Women Mandali
Men Mandali at Guruprasad, Pune, India, 1969. "Great Darshan"  ( L-R ) Adi, Nariman, Pendu, Eruch, Aloba, Bhau, & Bal. Photo taken by Sam Ervin
Men Mandali at Guruprasad, Pune, India, 1969. "Great Darshan" ( L-R ) Adi, Nariman, Pendu, Eruch, Aloba, Bhau, & Bal. Photo taken by Sam Ervin
June 1969. Photo courtesy of Larry & Rita Karrasch
June 1969. Photo courtesy of Larry & Rita Karrasch
Sitting in chairs (L-R) : Kitty Davy, Ruth White, Elizabeth Patterson, Jane Haynes
Sitting in chairs (L-R) : Kitty Davy, Ruth White, Elizabeth Patterson, Jane Haynes

Seated on the floors ( L-R ) : Lyn Ott ( with glasses ), Phyllis Ott ( wearing badge ) - seated on the carpet at the rear - Mehera, Khorshed, Meheru, Mani and Arnavaz.

Front left : (L-R) Rafael Rudd & Gregg Rosen sitting inside Guruprasad
Front left : (L-R) Rafael Rudd & Gregg Rosen sitting inside Guruprasad

The following 80+ photos of Guruprasad, Poona are courtesy of Larry & Rita Karrasch

 

1. Entering

2.  The following photos of Guruprasad, Poona are courtesy of Larry & Rita Karrasch

Garlanding Baba's photo & Introduction speeches

3. The following photos of Guruprasad, Poona are courtesy of Larry & Rita Karrasch

Indian musical program - Madhusudan Pund principal singer

 

4. The following photos of Guruprasad, Poona are courtesy of Larry & Rita Karrasch

Western musical program

 

5. The following photos of Guruprasad, Poona are courtesy of Larry & Rita Karrasch

Mixed program

 

6. The following photos of Guruprasad, Poona are courtesy of Larry & Rita Karrasch

Departing Guruprasad & Local Visits

 ( back left )Amrit Irani, Maharani Shantadevi, Mehera, Khorshed, Meheru, Mani,  Martha Aubin, Andrea Winzimer and MaryAnne Barnhart
( back left )Amrit Irani, Maharani Shantadevi, Mehera, Khorshed, Meheru, Mani, Martha Aubin, Andrea Winzimer and MaryAnne Barnhart

The following photos of Guruprasad, Poona are courtesy of Sam Ervin

Talk given by Francis Brabazon at Guruprasad, India

Group Schedule for the 5 day stay - 24th to 29th April, 1969

Courtesy of Dennis Shlaen

1969 Poona Club -June ; -Kendra Crossen, Filis Frederick, Douglas W Martin, Clive Adams, Louie Lytal, Martin Garrix & Julian Jordan Philippines, Maryann Barnhart, Andrea Winzimer, Meff Thompson & Freiny Irani, Poona, India
1969 Poona Club -June ; -Kendra Crossen, Filis Frederick, Douglas W Martin, Clive Adams, Louie Lytal, Martin Garrix & Julian Jordan Philippines, Maryann Barnhart, Andrea Winzimer, Meff Thompson & Freiny Irani, Poona, India
Ursula Reinhart's photo of one of the 1969 Great Darshan groups.
Ursula Reinhart's photo of one of the 1969 Great Darshan groups.

The following photos of Meherabad and Meherazad are courtesy of Sam Ervin

The following photos of Poona in 1969 are courtesy of Sam Ervin

VISIT TO MEHER BABA'S TOMB - MEHERABAD, MS.

 1969 ; Photo taken by : David Bradley
1969 ; Photo taken by : David Bradley
1969 - Photo courtesy of Sam Ervin
1969 - Photo courtesy of Sam Ervin
1969 - Photographer unknown
1969 - Photographer unknown

2019 REUNION AT MYRTLE BEACH, SC.

 

This event was co-ordinated by Cindy Lowe, Anne Giles & Dennis Wolterding.

Some of the participants of this reunion

VIDEO SEGMENTS OF THE REUNION RECORDED BY ROBIN VOGEL

MAY 2019 AT THE CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, MYRTLE BEACH, SC.