Inspired by "National Read a Book Day" - observed annually on September 6 - Meher Mount shared these resources for books about Avatar Meher Baba and His life and words.
THE TRUST ONLINE LIBRARY
Easily accessible and free online books by and about the Avatar are available on the website of the Avatar Meher Baba Perpetual Public Charitable Trust (AMBPPCT) based in Ahmednagar, India. The actual list of materials continues to grow.
The materials on The Trust Online Library are accessible through Adobe Acrobat Reader (which can be downloaded for free onto your computer). The primary goal is to provide users with searchable content.
BOOKS BY AVATAR MEHER BABA
The Trust Library currently contains 22 books by Meher Baba, such as the Discourses, The Everything and the Nothing, God Speaks, In God's Hand, Life at Its Best, Messages of Meher Baba, God to Man and Man to God, and more including some material that may not be readily available elsewhere.
MEHER BABA'S LIFE & OTHER WORKS
Interested in Meher Baba's life? The online library includes, Avatar by Jean Adriel, The God-Man by Charles Purdom, Lord Meher by Bhau Kalchuri, Meher Baba, the Awakener by Charles Haynes, The Wayfarers by William Donkin, and Tales from the New Life with Meher Baba edited by D. E. Stevens.
There are a number of other choices among the 24 books about Meher Baba. For instance, one of Meher Baba's early disciples Ramjoo Abdulla authored The New Phase of Meher Baba's Life, Meher Baba and the God-determined Step, and Meher Baba in the Great Seclusion co-written with Dr. C.D. Deshmukh.
PERIODICALS, TRANSLATIONS, UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS & BIBLIOGRAPHIES
Under periodicals, The Trust Online Library also contains issues of the monthly magazine The Meher Baba Journal published from 1938 to 1942. And there are 19 issues of The Way and the Goal, published sporadically from 1970 to 1984.
Additionally, there are books translated into German (4), Italian (1), and Turkish (1). There is one unpublished manuscript Intelligence Notebooks from 1926 on which the published book Infinite Intelligence is based.
Finally, there are also two bibliographies of works by and about Meher Baba in English and other European languages for the years 1928 through 2009.