subject: Meher Baba gestures, at Bangalore mast ashram photographer: Padri date: 31st March 1940 location: Bangalore In this series Baba was photographed by Padri in Bangalore on 31 March, 1940. Baba is gesturing "How should I act?" Padri answered, "Just go on talking to the mandali, giving orders, talking to the masts, whatever you want. I just want to take your action pictures." In this image Baba is in the thick of a debate, listening and discussing points, saying "How about this" or "How about that".