Perin Irani

 

Perin photographed by her husband Beheram. This was an award-winning art photo. Courtesy of the Joyous Path book.
Perin photographed by her husband Beheram. This was an award-winning art photo. Courtesy of the Joyous Path book.

Born :

Died : 9th July, 2009 ( 91 y.o. ). Her ashes were placed in an urn and set adrift on the Bund Garden River where the urn eventually submerged.

 

Married : Beheram Sheriar Irani ( Meher Baba's brother ) - Nasik 1937.

Children : Rustom & Sohrab ( twins ), Gulnar & Sheroo ( Sheriar )

Parents : ?

 

Nationality : Indian

 

She was Beheram's second cousin and lived in Bombay, prior to their marriage.

She was 16 at the time of her engagement in 1931, but the ceremony was conducted by Meher Baba in January 1932 in Bombay, with Baba placing the rings on the couple's fingers. 

Beheram's mother Shireen & his sister Mani stayed in Bombay taking care of his ill father.

Perin was Meher Baba's father - Sheriar's grand-niece ( her grandmother was his sister ).

Perin had a step-mother during her early life and was mistreated by her.

Sheriar picked her from other candidates to marry his son Beheram. Meher Baba approved.

1937 - Nasik, India ; Perin wearing a sari is seated next to Meher Baba during her wedding banquet.
1937 - Nasik, India ; Perin wearing a sari is seated next to Meher Baba during her wedding banquet.
 Baba House in Poona in the early 1950's. Standing back from left at Beheram and his wife Perin Irani & their twins, with unknown man. Courtesy of the Jessawala Collection - AMB Archives, Meherabad, India.
Baba House in Poona in the early 1950's. Standing back from left at Beheram and his wife Perin Irani & their twins, with unknown man. Courtesy of the Jessawala Collection - AMB Archives, Meherabad, India.
Courtesy of Glow International - Spring 2018
Courtesy of Glow International - Spring 2018