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of all world-religions. He awakens us to the inviolable unity and the inalienable divinity of all life, expressing itself in numberless evolving species and in numberless generations of reincarnating souls.

 

His superb personality traits, representing excellence of each type, bring about the meeting of extremes, integrated in the superhuman pattern of divine dynamism, which is at once astounding and irresistible. His perfection comprehends and transcends all opposites. The limitless descending into the human form and releasing the divine rhythm of eternity in our mundane world—that is Avatar Meher Baba.

 

The enigmatic silence into which he entered on 10th July, 1925, continues uninterrupted even to this day. In him, the wordy wisdom of the world is replaced by the eloquence of a thundering silence, which directly stirs and vitalizes the soul, without the distractions of dictionary thinking. His discourses and messages and immortal works like God Speaks and Listen Humanity have all welled forth from the fathomless depths of his Silence, either springing from his famous alphabet board, which he used until 7th October, 1954, or winging off from his interpretable gestures, on which he relies solely since giving up the board. His gesture language is a far more effective and powerful medium for conveying the Truth that transcends words, written or spoken. His works and messages will inevitably be an inexhaustible source of inspiration for centuries ahead. But as he has himself repeatedly expressed, his real spiritual treasure will he inherited by those who can tune themselves to his silence.

 

Avatar Meher Baba's radiations of self-giving and divinely redemptive love have been irresistibly triumphant, irrespective of separate dogmas, nationalities, ideologies, and even sectarian religions or distinctions of caste, creed, sex, colour, race, language or economic status. His vibrant blessings have engulfed and awakened all quarters of one globe, which is just becoming actively disposed towards the conquest of the immeasurable expanses of space. But the conquest of space and time will not come through coursing artificial satellites, winging rockets or whirling space-stations. We must plunge into our own being and get established in the equipoise of understanding that all separateness, duality, multiplicity and time-processes are illusions, and the only reality is the unchanging and eternal God as Infinite Existence, Bliss, Knowledge and Power. This saving Truth may be realized not only by being humbly receptive to Avatar Meher Baba's Divinely creative dynamism, reaching to all corners of our globe through the higher planes. All that is necessary for us is to tune our psyche to his

 

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