Meher Spiritual Center

 

Sth. Carolina flag
Sth. Carolina flag
2016 ; View of Long Lake from Baba's House compound. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
2016 ; View of Long Lake from Baba's House compound. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Late May 2016 ; View of Baba's House from the gate. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Late May 2016 ; View of Baba's House from the gate. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Late May 2016 ; Baba's House. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Late May 2016 ; Baba's House. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Spring 2015 - Baba's House . Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Spring 2015 - Baba's House . Photo taken by Anthony Zois
1952 ; Mehera Irani reading in the Womens Compound on the Center.
1952 ; Mehera Irani reading in the Womens Compound on the Center.
2015 ; Road into the Center from the Gateway. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
2015 ; Road into the Center from the Gateway. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
2017 Christmas time near the Lagoon Cabin. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
2017 Christmas time near the Lagoon Cabin. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Jan. 2021. Paths leading to the Lagoon Cabin. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Jan. 2021. Paths leading to the Lagoon Cabin. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
2019 : Lagoon Cabin ( left ) & O. Kitchen ( right ). Photo taken by Anthony Zois
2019 : Lagoon Cabin ( left ) & O. Kitchen ( right ). Photo taken by Anthony Zois
2017 : Winter's day view of Long Lake at Dilruba. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
2017 : Winter's day view of Long Lake at Dilruba. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
December 2018 : Long Lake view from the rustic bench on a sunny winter's day. Photo by Anthony Zois
December 2018 : Long Lake view from the rustic bench on a sunny winter's day. Photo by Anthony Zois
Jan. 2021 : Bridge over the lagoon. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Jan. 2021 : Bridge over the lagoon. Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Jan. 2021 : Path to the bridge. Photo Taken by Anthony Zois.
Jan. 2021 : Path to the bridge. Photo Taken by Anthony Zois.
Late December 2017 . Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Late December 2017 . Photo taken by Anthony Zois

1952  VISIT

Courtesy of Heather Nadel's book " The Joyous Path " Vol.1
Courtesy of Heather Nadel's book " The Joyous Path " Vol.1
Meher Center in 1952 and stayed in the Guest House
Meher Center in 1952 and stayed in the Guest House
1952 : Rita "Sparkie" Lukes, Meheru with rabbit, Mani, Filis Fredericks, Mehera & Adele Wolkin. Courtesy of MN Publ.
1952 : Rita "Sparkie" Lukes, Meheru with rabbit, Mani, Filis Fredericks, Mehera & Adele Wolkin. Courtesy of MN Publ.
1952 ; Mehera and Mani Irani on the lake at the Center, Myrtle Beach.
1952 ; Mehera and Mani Irani on the lake at the Center, Myrtle Beach.
1952 : Kitty Davy with Dr. Goher Irani boating at the Center's lake.
1952 : Kitty Davy with Dr. Goher Irani boating at the Center's lake.

1956  VISIT

1956 ; Meher Center, Myrtle Beach, SC. ; Meher Baba assisted by Elizabeth Patterson planting a tree on the Center.The images were captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
1956 ; Meher Center, Myrtle Beach, SC. ; Meher Baba assisted by Elizabeth Patterson planting a tree on the Center.The images were captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
1956 ; Meher Center, Myrtle Beach, SC. ; Meher Baba in the Meher Abode compound.  The images were captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
1956 ; Meher Center, Myrtle Beach, SC. ; Meher Baba in the Meher Abode compound. The images were captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
1956 ; Baba wearing Ben Hayman's cap
1956 ; Baba wearing Ben Hayman's cap
1956 ; Meher Center, Myrtle Beach, SC. ; The Boat house and gondola on the Center's Long Lake. The images were captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
1956 ; Meher Center, Myrtle Beach, SC. ; The Boat house and gondola on the Center's Long Lake. The images were captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Present-day : Steps leading to the Boat-house.  Photo taken by Anthony Zois - 2019
Present-day : Steps leading to the Boat-house. Photo taken by Anthony Zois - 2019
 1956 : Meher Center, Myrtle Beach, SC., - Meher Baba with Darwin Shaw.
1956 : Meher Center, Myrtle Beach, SC., - Meher Baba with Darwin Shaw.
 Photo courtesy of Glow International - Summer 2017
Photo courtesy of Glow International - Summer 2017

1958  VISIT

 

1958 : World map shows the routes Meher Baba took from Bombay to Myrtle Beach, then Australia & back to Bombay, India. Map graphics by Anthony Zois.
1958 : World map shows the routes Meher Baba took from Bombay to Myrtle Beach, then Australia & back to Bombay, India. Map graphics by Anthony Zois.

The Original  Kitchen

 

Present-day. Photo taken by Anthony Zois - 2019
Present-day. Photo taken by Anthony Zois - 2019
Jan. 2021 : Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Jan. 2021 : Photo taken by Anthony Zois
Jan. 2021 : Back view from the Boathouse. Photo taken by Anthony Zois.
Jan. 2021 : Back view from the Boathouse. Photo taken by Anthony Zois.
Waiting for Baba during one of His visits to the Meher Center.
Waiting for Baba during one of His visits to the Meher Center.

The  Barn

 

1956 ; Meher Baba on Center Beach ( Arcadia Beach )
1956 ; Meher Baba on Center Beach ( Arcadia Beach )
 1990s :  Meher Baba's male mandali - Bhau Kalchuri arriving in Myrtle Beach greeted by the local group. Image courtesy of Susan White.
1990s : Meher Baba's male mandali - Bhau Kalchuri arriving in Myrtle Beach greeted by the local group. Image courtesy of Susan White.
Winter 2002, snow on the Center
Winter 2002, snow on the Center
Long Lake photographed by Steve Koren
Long Lake photographed by Steve Koren
Summer - Long Lake ; photo taken by Anthony Zois
Summer - Long Lake ; photo taken by Anthony Zois
Winter - Jan. 2021 - Long Lake. Photo taken by Anthony Zois.
Winter - Jan. 2021 - Long Lake. Photo taken by Anthony Zois.

Youth Sahavas Gatherings

 

2018
2018
2019 adult MSC Sahavas
2019 adult MSC Sahavas

Sandlapper magazine of South Carolina's article about the Meher Center in February 1970, by Fred Trusk.

Mid-1800s coastal and Horry County map, before Myrtle Beach township
Mid-1800s coastal and Horry County map, before Myrtle Beach township
Myrtle Beach 1951 aerial colorized map.
Myrtle Beach 1951 aerial colorized map.
Myrtle Beach 1951 - close up of the Center's Long Lake
Myrtle Beach 1951 - close up of the Center's Long Lake

1970s Myrtle Beach vicinity map

 

 

MYRTLE  BEACH  TODAY

 

2015 - photo taken by Anthony Zois
2015 - photo taken by Anthony Zois
This globe shows what the continents looked like 90 million years ago. Myrtle Beach location is marked in red showing it was sunmerged under water at the time.
This globe shows what the continents looked like 90 million years ago. Myrtle Beach location is marked in red showing it was sunmerged under water at the time.