Damascus Airport, Syria

Eruch Jessawala, Nilu Godse &  Adi K. Irani standing behind Meher Baba whilst waiting to depart for the USA
Eruch Jessawala, Nilu Godse & Adi K. Irani standing behind Meher Baba whilst waiting to depart for the USA

In Mid July 1956 Meher Baba and four of his men mandali ( close ones ) departed on a months circumnavigation  of the globe. They departed Bombay ( Mumbai ) by plane landing briefly at Damascus and Beirut Airports then onto Zurich and London. They then flew to New York NY, Richmond V.,Wilmington NC, Myrtle Beach SC, Washington DC., Dallas/Ft. Worth TX, Los Angeles-Meher Mount-Ojai-San Francisco CA., then to Honolulu, (Hawaii Is ), Kroton Is, Suva,( Fiji ), Sydney & Melbourne, Australia, then onto Singapore and back to Bombay in mid August.


July 17, 1956

 

That same night at midnight, Baba, with Eruch ( Jessawala ), Dr. Nilu ( V.N. Godse ), Adi Sr. ( K. Irani )and Meherjee ( Karkaria ), flew from Santa Cruz airport ( Bombay ) on Air India Flight 103 (economy class). On the way to London, the plane stopped for about an hour each at Damascus and Beirut. By the afternoon they arrived at Kloten Airport in Zurich ( Switzerland ), where Baba met about 35 Europeans.

 

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1956 - Washington : ( L-R ) Meherjee Karkaria, Eruch Jessawala, Meher Baba, Adi K. Irani, Nilu Godse
1956 - Washington : ( L-R ) Meherjee Karkaria, Eruch Jessawala, Meher Baba, Adi K. Irani, Nilu Godse