J. F. Rowny Press, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 'SPECIAL AUTHOR'S EDITION.' x, 284pp. 8vo, blue cloth, blue endpapers, frontispiece, gilt spine lettering and borders, gilt author and title with shimmering lotus design within blind-tooled border, frontispiece, blue borders and insignia on title page. Owner's inscription 'Mary E. Jessup Nov 5 - 1947' in pen with 'Jessup' in pencil. Some very light handling around the extremities, still very clean and crisp; DJ front flap is detached but present and accounted for in mylar wrap, a few other minor chips and tears with moderate wear. VERY GOOD / Good. Item #1046
Meher Baba taught a syncretic spiritual practice incorporating elements of Vedic, Yogic, Judeo-Christian, Sufi, and Zoroaster. While keeping a vow of silence over 40 years, Beber's message spread widely. Adriel was an early disciple of Beber, meeting him in India and returning to the U.S. to help establish "Meher Mount" in Ojai, California, an early temple of the New Age mecca.