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dangerous calamity. I am Sai devotee since I was 8 years old. I felt His presence with me many times, but because of my ignorance, I could not be in right path many times, In spite of that Shiridi Sai saved me many times. I want to share two great experiences with Baba in my life.
I had a troublesome marriage and could not conceive till 7 years of my marriage. I had lot of pressure because of that, but I conceived after 7 years and was extremely happy and in high spirits when I knew I had baby gender of my choice. But unfortunately, I delivered the baby preterm and baby’s condition was very unstable. I was sent home after 3 days of delivering the baby and my baby was in NICU. That period was the most rocking period of my life. I was alone in this country (USA) with no help, my husband was with me, but he had to go to work as he changed his job just before my pregnancy. But since my baby had to stay in hospital for almost 40 days, each day, I used to see my baby at hospital, spend whole day there and return home with heavy heart as hospital will not allow us to stay there overnight. Those 40 days were most dreadful moments of my life and I went to so much trauma that I started praying Sai Baba that please take my baby into You Sai, if she has to suffer so much.
For 10 days after birth, doctors were telling all the possible complications that can happen because of baby’s early birth. It was so scary at that moment that I started to pray Sai Baba continuously that my baby should pass away rather than taking all that suffering. My baby was in that condition only because of my ignorance and she became victim of that. Assume my condition as a mother, I spent every day for 5 years praying to have a baby and now i am praying to take that baby. I was in severe guilt, anger and sense of slipping into this situation. In spite of all this, I was doing Nama Japam continuously. I was eager to go to Sai Baba Temple, but according to our tradition after delivery we cannot go to temple for 21 days. My baby’s condition was completely up and down all through these 21 days. On 21st day, I went to Sai Baba Temple and could not control my tears and was crying a lot. Soon after my visit to Temple, my baby’s condition started getting better that even doctors and NICU staff were surprised. My baby came home earlier than what doctors said. I thank Shri Sai Nath Maharaj for that situation. My baby taught me to slow down in life, be content. My baby is still delayed in some aspects but proved to be a Miracle. I pray Sai Nath Maharaj to be with my child and help her get through the delays and disturbances because of the rough start.
Here is my second experience, recently my husband met with road accident where his car was hit by a container on an interstate. Car was so badly damaged that cops inspected said that he is so lucky that he survived with some minor injuries. I give the entire credit to Shri Sainath Maharaj. During that time, I was doing Sai Baba Parayan and had a Sai Baba Picture in a frame with me by my bed side. That night around the time of accident, i saw the frame intact but the picture fell down. I was surprised how could that happen but when my husband told me the details of the accident, I felt that Sai Himself took the pressure from the accident and left my husband harmless. It may seem foolish to some readers, but I know and i can feel how Sai saved us from such a great calamity. Sachidanand Sadguru Sainath Maharaj Ki Jai. Sai Ram, please don’t leave us and always keep us under Your wings. Please forgive me for all my mistakes and I am grateful to You throughout my life for saving us from this calamities. Please give me Your Darshan at the earliest. Sai Ram is just like a Mother, Who is ready to attend to His kids all the time day or night. Matru Sai Ki Jai.
dream project with His surprised blessings all around. I am not a best writer to write the experience and this will be a big article and it will surely help other devotees to believe Sai Nath is there everywhere around us. I am from Hyderabad. Me and my Hubby have a long term dream to buy a flat. So Me and My spouse decided to purchase a property at Chennai (Our native). After repeated searches for close to a month, we ended up in finding a property in Chennai. I thought that this is the one, we have been longing for some time and what should have been ours even much before. I was the only lady who roamed around to find a property without anyone's support. So i completely believed on Baba. I called my hubby who all the way came from Hyderabad for site visit. The very first sight of it caught attention of me and my spouse. We did series of discussions with the owner and settled finally for an agreement to pay 5 Lakhs to the owner.
Just a day before an agreement, the clock past midnight, I wasn't getting sleep and started reading property related articles, market value. I was fortunate enough to have the plan of my dream house because it went to legal clearance and the document was very clear. Finally, I found an article about the building FSI and i started assessing the building plan with the facts as provided in the article. I don’t know, what went on my mind, I started analyzing the plan in detail against the dimensions approved and realized that, there was more than 60% deviation to what must have been provided as a Pukka plan to us. I started praying and thanking God for what could have been a disaster investment. Suddenly I saw the name who posted the article was "K. Sainath" and i was completely out of control and busted into tears. I was completely dumbstruck with this. He saved me from a big disaster, but the same time i lost my hope. Fear gloomed large. I thought not to go for anymore. But my mom convinced me so much. I stayed back in Chennai to look more with concern. One fine evening, a property caught my attention through a website and it was on the main road but the rate was very high (6 Lakhs more on the budget). I prayed Sainath and just called up the owner, while talking, the owner reduced the property rate by 6 Lakhs without holding discussion with us due to his daughter marriage. It was completely shocking surprise to me and it’s only because of Sainath.
On the same week on Thursday, we went to owners house to discuss about the property. Checked the property document and felt very happy after seeing the house number 27, which has considered with Baba's lucky number 9. We applied for a housing loan, loan manager's name was Prabhu (I felt like "Sai Prabhu"). We went for register valuation, the engineer was a Sai devotee. His house was filled with Baba. From then on, each and every instance coincided with either on Thursday or whenever i attended Sai Aarti at His Temple. Even the loan sanctioned message that i got was after attending Baba Aarti on 10th December. The very next day bank officials called us for loan disbursement (Thursday) on 12th December. We completed the registration with His blessings. On the same day, we named out flat as "Sai Nilayam" and pasted with the name board. In January end we have planned for Shiridi trip and we went to Sai Sansthan to book tickets for accommodation. There was only one room available for us with no 27, that coincided with our house number and Baba's lucky number 9. Thanks to Sai for being everywhere and wishing us in all walks of life and providing us confidence. We will pray Sai for rest of our life. Om Sai Sri Sai Jai Jai Sai. I told to Baba that i am going to post this experience in Miracles of Baba.
financial advisor. My job has lot of fluctuations and lot of pressure, but Baba has been holding my hand and sailing me through this life. I am a devotee of Jai Santoshi Mata and I think Sai Ma is like my Santoshi Mata. I became a student to my Guru (Sai Maharaj) since I met my wife none other than my girl friend since 2005. She is an ardent devotee of Baba. For her, He is Everything. We got married in March 2012 after a lot of struggles from my family and my career, but it's Baba's Grace made it happen in the presence of Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy in Tirupathi. I made a custom to visit Tirupathi, Srisailam, Shiridi and other holy places, whenever I come to India.
After my marriage in the month of March, we planned to go to Shirdi to seek Baba's blessings. We (Me, my Wife and my Mother) made our reservations which were not confirmed to and fro but my sister who works for railways could able to confirm them on the way to Shiridi. We assumed return could also be confirmed. But when we booked our tickets, we do not know what was the day or anything guess what it happen to be Baba's most special day of the year "Sri Rama Navami". This happened because as it said by Anna Saheb (Hemadpant) in Sri Sai Satcharitra, no one can come or return from Shiridi without Baba's Permission and I think it is just one of many experiences in my life occurred by His Grace. In the continuity of this trip as said earlier our return tickets were not confirmed. The day we arrived was prior day of Sri Rama Navami and we three took Baba's Darshan and the Next day was the festival. My wife fell sick and she could not come to take Darshan this time. Me and my mother went and were fortune to have afternoon Aarti by His Divine Will.
We decided to return to Hyderabad on the same day, where our tickets were not confirmed. We went to catch train, Manmad Express but Ticket Collector did not allow us to travel without confirmation. I felt disappointed and had some arguments with my wife and mother and we came back to Shiridi to stay that night all the way back to Shiridi. I was feeling dejected that I missed the train but Baba had something else for me. I have not realized until I went back, took a hotel near Temple. Both me and my wife decided to go and take Darshan and we were almost there after Shej Aarti. Then I started recollecting what exactly happened that day "It is Sri Rama Navami only me and my mother had His holy Darshan, my wife couldn't seek His blessings and we tried to go back to Hyderabad. How come He could allow us to leave without my wife taking Darshan that too she was in Shiridi. That's the time, I realized it is not we who decides to come or to leave Shiridi, it is only His Will or His Permission lets us". It is only a drop in ocean to express my experience. Om Sai Ram.
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