Baba's Presence In Our Lives Has Enriched UsSai Sister Lavanya from USA says: Dear Hetal Ji, Just like every contributor, I would like to first start with a thank you to you and your group for doing such a wonderful job to give so many devotees an opportunity to share and read experiences. I stumbled upon this website not too long ago and now it’s a daily ritual for me first thing in the morning to read the beautiful experiences and thoughtful comments. It gives me a blessed start to my day.
Like many others, my family has been going through a rough phase in life and miraculously Baba promises that He brings His devotees into His fold, no matter where they live. I live in the United States. With Baba’s grace, I was able to visit Shirdi for the first time in the month of January 2012. I was longing to go to Shirdi ever since I started to pray to Sai Baba. I thought that living in the USA, it would be difficult to do so. My husband started to look for tickets casually for the month of December to visit India during Christmas and ticket prices were extremely high running upto $2200 per person. So we dropped the idea and hoped to be able to go in July. But Baba had a different plan. On Dec 21st, my husband was talking to his cousin, who happened to be planning for a vacation to India during December as well and said that some large group of devotees of Satya Sai Baba were booked for a trip to Puttaparthi, but they had to cancel last minute and hence the ticket prices on British Airways were suddenly selling at a lower price. My husband called a travel agent and checked for prices and miraculously we were given a $1445 deal per person, which is what we would have paid if we planned to go in July. We booked our tickets and flew to India on Dec 24th. Needless to say I could not contain my happiness. It was a blessed trip and we experienced many more miracles during the trip, which I hope to share with you all soon.
I am sure Baba was always with us, but we did not recognize the fact until October of 2011. Since then, we have felt His presence in a strong way in our day to day lives. With Baba’s grace, I was able to do Sai Nav guruvar vrath, Sai Satcharitra daily and Saptah parayan and continue to pray that all our problems are solved with His blessing. Last Saturday morning, I woke up to thanking Baba Ji for giving us good results towards solving our problems and a sudden feeling of outpour in emotions resulted in a poem written for Baba and by Baba’s grace. I want to share it with all devotees and pray that Babaji’s blessing be on one and all. I am sure that with His blessing, I will be able to post my experience in detail soon.
Sainath aapko pukare Sai Ram
Aapko pukare hum Sai Shyam
Pukare hum appko kai naam se
Aap Bakhto ko dekhte hain anuraag se
Sai Sai bole hum jabtak praan hain
Aap mein samai poori brahmand hain
Kashto ka samna karna sikhaya aapne
Acche raste pe chalna sikhaya aapne
Man mein thi jo shankha door ho gaya
Aapka charan ghar ban gaya
Aapki leela hain hamari samajh se uppar
Hamara dhyan aur prem hain aapke ke uppar
Is jag mein na koi hamara
Aapka saath ho sada hamara
Pukare hum aapko kai naam se
Aap bakhto ko dekhte hain anuraag se.
Baba Saved My LifeSai Sister Mamta Ji from India says: Hetal Ji, Thank you very much for this wonderful blog. I am Mamta Batra from Yamuna Nagar, India. This is my second experience in this blog. First one is here. If you find it suitable for this blog then please post it. Please edit it wherever necessary. Hetal Ji, please don’t disclose my mail id, but you can mention my name.
It is really true that Baba takes our pains on Him. Similar incident happened with me in the month of November, 2011. On 25th November, I was reading one chapter of Sri Sai Satcharitra in evening. It is in my daily routine from last 5-6 months. After finishing that, I decided to do Meditation. In fact, I don’t know how to meditate. I took a small statue of Sai Baba from my temple and kept it on the table in front of me and was looking at Him and tried to do concentrate and then I closed my eyes to meditate. Suddenly my eight years son, who is very naughty, was quarreling with his sister. He came hurriedly in anger and took that statue and threw it. My daughter, who is eleven years old, started shouting. I opened my eyes in surprise to see what was happening. I noticed that the statue took three four jumps/round, but my daughter hold it quickly. Thanks God, it was on Sofa, but not on floor and there was no damage with that statue. I was very shocked to see. After a while, I remembered one of devotee’s experiences, which I read on this site, whereas she mentioned that Baba saved his son’s life by taking his pains on Him. Similar incident was happened there with Baba’s statue. I told my daughter that somebody of our house is in danger and Baba has taken our pains on Him. I was little depressed for next two days and prayed Baba to please take care of my husband and both my kids and save them from any calamity.
On 27th November night, we went to attend a marriage function and when we were coming back to our house (On motorbike), a car came and hit our bike from back and our bike was slipping (Took a bent like it is going to slip). As I was on the last seat of bike, I saw the car is coming (was taking U turn) to hit us. I was shocked and scared and fell down from the bike. Although my husband managed to control the bike from totally slipping and there was no harm to him as well as both our kids. I was something like fainted and lost my consciousness and fell down on the road. As I wished earlier to Sai Baba please take care of my husband and my kids, Baba did so. I also realized that He took my pains on Him because I was fell down and took three-four folds/rounds on the road (like Baba's statue on 25th Evening) still I took a little wound on my left knee while it could be a big injury. I could get fracture or Head injury or any other serious damage but Baba saved me from a big calamity. Baba took my pain on Him. Baba is really great. He always saves His devotees. We should have a firm faith on Him.
OM SAI RAM
ExperienceAnonymous Devotee from India says: Hi please don’t disclose my name and mail id. I have been a devotee of Baba since 2007. I always use to pray Baba and He listens to me and helps me in my day to day difficulties.
In 2010 after completing MCA, I was in search of job and was working in a small company. But I wanted to work in a good company. But I was not selected in any one in campus. I never cleared the written test. But I had faith in Baba that He will have something good for me. On Feb 28th 2011, I heard that one MNC is coming. This time, I prayed Baba that I am preparing for this campus and leaving the result in Your hands.
And to my surprise, this time, I cleared not only written test, but also GD and Viva. During each stage, I was praying Baba. He helped me to clear all and get selected in the campus. Also the company called for joining within one month. All my family members were happy. Thanks to lord because He not only gave me job, but also gave the joining in Pune. As I had never visited Shirdi before, He called me near Him. I also visited Shirdi twice while I was in Pune. Koti koti pranam to Saibaba.
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