November 2 - 4 | 2018
This year’s Sahavas theme: Living the New Life with Meher Baba: A Blueprint for the New Humanity
Special Guests: Naosherwan Anzar and Adrienne Shamzad
Naosherwan Anzar is known and beloved to the entire Meher Baba world as the editor and publisher of Glow International, launched under Meher Baba’s direction in 1966. Naosherwan is strongly committed to preserving, documenting and sharing the story of Meher Baba’s life. He grew up in a family of Baba Lovers in Dehra Dun, India, and had several meetings with Meher Baba.
Naosherwan’s father, Keki, and his mother, Freiny, were an integral part of Meher Baba’s New Life. Their home, 36 Lytton Road in Dehra Dun, was the headquarters of the New Life. Naosherwan will share in detail elements of the New Life, often termed as the blueprint for the New Humanity, with rare family New Life photographs and never-before-published material, with a special focus on lessons learned from the New Life phase.
A longtime resident of Princeton, New Jersey, he established Beloved Archives in 2011. See www.belovedarchives.org for more information about Glow and Naosherwan’s archival work.
Adrienne Shamszad is a singer-songwriter known for her special blend of folk, soul, blues and Eastern-influenced improvisational vocals. Her lyrics are poetic, intimate, genuine and inspired by the mystic Poets of Iran as much as the folk poet-songwriters of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Her strong and soulful voice, skillful and complex guitar work and bold performance style have made her a popular California performer for well over a decade.
Adrienne is an Oakland, California, native of Persian heritage who has traveled extensively, studying theater, music and dance throughout Asia, India and the Middle East. Her mission is clear: to weave together the threads of her study and creativity into an original musical fabric that moves and inspires her audiences. Her impressive musical range extends from the sacred to the profane, the mystical to the earthy, the lofty to the down-low, and she is equally at home with acoustic or electric, improvisation, singing gospel, Indian mantras, rock and roll, rhythm and blues and Persian classics.
Adrienne became Baba’s at the age of 18 standing in the doorway of Guru Prasad in Pune while gazing at His photo. She has been blessed to live yet another lifetime of love and devotion with her Beloved Meher. Her deepest longing is for her music is to convey, through her songs, even an ounce of the Love that Baba flows to her, and to share that gift with the Baba that dwells in the heart of each listener.
♥ Medley of words and music celebrating Avatar Meher Baba, the Ancient One
♥ Workshops and videos
♥ Sharing stories, meals, songs, prayers, poems and companionship
♥ Enjoying the beauty of fall in Colorado
SAHAVAS LOCATION: Driving directions to Sunrise Ranch from Denver
Follow Interstate 25 North for 31.5 miles to exit 243, Colorado State Highway 66 West near Mead.
Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto CO 66 W and take CO 66 W for 6.5 miles to US Highway 287 North/North 107th Street.
Turn right on US 287 N and continue for 15.8 miles to US Highway 34.
Turn left on US 34/Eisenhower Boulevard and continue west on US 34 for 6.5 miles to North County Road 27.
Turn right on N CR 27 at the Masonville/Sunrise Ranch sign.
Continue on N CR 27 for 3 miles to County Road 29.
Turn left at CR 29 at the Sunrise Ranch sign.
Continue on CR 29 for 1 mile to the second Sunrise Ranch Road sign (it’s a U-shaped road with two entrance points on CR 29)—and turn right.
Park in the lot immediately to your left and proceed up the sidewalk and stairs to the Front Office in the Pavilion. Welcome!
So that we and Sunrise may prepare, please register no later than October 12.
Please be aware that participants pay Sunrise Ranch fees (room and board, essentially); AMBDC does not have a separate “registration fee.” The AMBDC treasury covers all other expenses.
To assure on-site accommodation, early registration is recommended, as rooms at Sunrise Ranch are limited. Alternate lodging is available in Loveland, about 10 miles away.
The link in the “Register Now” bar below will take you directly to the registration form for the Sahavas. You can see the rates there. If you’ve already attended an event at Sunrise Ranch, you can log in with your User Name and Password and continue to fill out the form. Otherwise, please fill out name, address and contact information, then you can “Choose Option” next to “Lodging Type,” and choose your meal preference. Agree to the “Terms and Conditions” and then click “Continue to Payment.” Online registration requires full payment.
Alternatively, you may register by phone at (970) 679-4200.
SINGLE NIGHT REGISTRATION
If registering for one night only, you must call Sunrise Ranch at (970) 679-4200, as the online registration pertains only to the full two nights and three days.
THE CAMPGROUND OPTION
If you want to camp on the Sunrise Ranch grounds, please call (970) 679-4200 and arrange specifics.
Again, the registration deadline is October 12.