A Couple of Sai Baba Experiences – Part 51

Whatever the situation may be, if anyone prays to Lord Sai Baba sincerely and whole heartedly, He will certainly come for help even across seven seas. Again herewith today i am sharing few brief experiences.

Merciful Sai Answers Our Sincere Prayers

Sai Brother Sridharan ji from USA says: Dear Hetalji, I am very thankful to you for hosting this website where wonderful leelas of Shri Sai have been narrated. I always feel happy when I read them. Please share the following experience of mine with Shri Sai. Please do not disclose my email id.

Offering my humble salutations at the holy feet of the Lord of the Universe, Shri Sai, I thank Hetalji for sharing this divine experience of Shri Sai in my life.

I am totally convinced to proclaim that if you call Sai Baba sincerely from the bottom of your heart, He will definitely respond to your prayers. He is the most compassionate Lord. I have witnessed this directly on several occasions in my life. Things have been going fairly well, when suddenly due to a blunder of mine, my career was put at stake. This literally means that I would have lost my career (not just job). I was totally upset and stressed and prayed sincerely to Sai Baba. I did a parayan of Sai Satcharitra. At the end of it, I visited a Sai Baba temple near my place. I felt happy inside and peaceful. As you might have already guessed, Sai rescued me from this situation and gave back my career life. I could not go into details of this experience, but believe me, without His Grace, I would have been nothing at this point. I thanked Sai Baba and prayed that I would visit Shirdi. I am living in US and it is not possible for me to plan for a Shirdi trip immediately. So days passed by and I got a call for interview, which could potentially lead for an appraisal in my salary. Again I prayed to Sai Baba, Who is ever merciful for His children. The interview went ok, though not the best. I did not think about the results. I left it to Sai Baba. After a couple of days, I got an email conveying that I have passed the interview successfully. I felt happy and thanked Sai, since without His Grace; I wouldn’t have cleared this interview.

The recent experience of mine is the one where I felt his infinite Grace showering on me. It so happened that I got myself again in trouble at my work and my career was at total risk. This time, the impact is so terrible, that I am left with no choices. What I can do? I cannot do anything at this point except surrendering at Sai lotus feet and take refuge in Him. I did Sai Satcharitra parayan twice during this period. I also decided to go to Shirdi immediately. After reaching Shirdi, I prayed to Sai Baba sincerely and sat in Dwarakamai. I contemplated on the following lines that Sai Baba has told to his devotees, “Do you know our Dwarakamai? This is our Dwarakamai, where you are sitting. She wards of all dangers and anxieties of the children, who sit on her lap. This Masjidmai is very merciful; she is the mother of simple devotees, whom she will save in calamities. Once a person sits on her lap, all his troubles are over. He, who rests in her shade, gets bliss” (from Sai Satcharitra, page 116). This profound declaration made a deep impact on me and I completely believe in it. I felt happy and peaceful being in Shirdi. The long queue in Shirdi for Darshan did not affect me at all. In fact, I had the good fortune to chant his Name “Om Sai Shri Sai Jai Jai Sai”, all the while standing in lines. Lo and behold! Sai Baba rescued me again from my distressed situation. I have no words to thank Him but to be ever grateful and remember Him always.

Brothers and sisters, my only request to you is to have unwavering faith in Sai. Nothing is impossible for Him. He is the most powerful and most merciful Lord. He will definitely answer the sincere prayers of a devoted heart. Just remember Him always, read His leelas and miracles, for that would give you strength and confidence during times of distress. I am ever grateful to Sai that He has taken care of my life in innumerable occasions. I just want to end by praying that let Sai shower His infinite Grace and blessings on all of us, and that let us surrender at His feet unconditionally. Jai Sai Ram.

My Reminisces at Shirdi

Sai Brother Bubu Tripathy ji from India says: I was in Shirdi between 15-17 Sep 2010. Below I am narrating, how due to Baba’s grace I could have His darshan and another small but memorable experience I had in Shirdi.

In June 2010, I decided to visit Shirdi. Since my son’s school holidays were from 7th Sep to 17th Sep. We decided to visit Shirdi during that period. So I booked my train tickets from Bangalore to Shirdi on 14th Sep and 17th Sep respectively. While booking the tickets, I didn’t realize that Dusshera festival falls on 17th Sep and Shirdi would be crowded.

As the journey date neared, I became anxious. I was planning to travel with my wife, 7 year old son and 15 months old daughter. So naturally I was concerned about the crowd and the possibilities of having Baba’s darshan.

I tried my best to arrange for a recommendation letter which would entitle me for a VIP pass. But nothing materialized. When we started for Shirdi, I and my wife were mentally prepared to have Baba’s darshan through the “Window”, if we won’t be able to make it inside the Samadhi mandir.

We were in Shirdi for 3 days (15-17 Sep). We had darshan every day. Due to Baba’s grace, we were able to witness Kakad arati (the early morning arati) and Baba’s holy bath on the day of Dusshera.

For me this is nothing less than a miracle. I remember vividly, we were waiting from the previous night (16th) from around 12 PM. When we entered inside the prayer hall, I was sitting in the men’s area with my daughter and my wife was in the ladies section with my son. My daughter became restless and started to cry. There was no possibility for me to get out of the place as I was in the middle of the hall and no way could I have made it to the exit. Again I prayed Baba, since I was feeling bad for bothering people who were seating next to me. Again a miracle happened. As soon as the arati started, my daughter slept as if she became unconscious. So once again due to Baba’s grace I could participate in the morning arati.

One more incident happened during my stay in Shirdi. It’s a small event but I strongly believe, if you are connected to the master, everything happens for a purpose. The day we arrived at Shirdi (15th Sep), we went to Samadhi mandir and had Baba’s darshan. Then my wife suggested that we should go to “Dwarakamai”. When I was few yards away from “Dwarakamai”, a boy came to me asking me to buy a set of small pictures (which you can keep in your wallet) of Sai Baba. I took one set from him and gave him Rs.10. That time I had seen clearly, he was holding only 2 sets of those pictures. I paid him the money and we started to move. When I reached in front of “Dwarakamai”, he came running from nowhere, almost pushed a laminated “Sri Shirdi Sai KaryaSiddhi Mahayantra” into my hands, told me in Hindi “Saab, yeh bhi rakhlo” (Keep this also) and before I could react, he vanished. Since I was carrying my daughter in my arms, I could not even see him properly or react. Even today, I treasure that and keep in my wallet. Each time I set on a difficult endeavor, I flip the card and read the mantra written on the back of the card “Om Hing Paramatamane Hari Hara Bramhendraya Shri Sainathaya Namoh Swaha Lavaha” and reminisces the experience.

My Experience With Baba

Sai Devotee from USA says: Hetal Ji, You are doing a great job through the blog by sharing the experiences of the devotees. Please share my miracle with other devotees. I would like to stay anonymous.

Baba, please forgive me for posting this miracle very late. Thank you, for inspiring me to write it now.

I’m happily married with a beautiful baby girl Saaniv. My daughter is 20 months old and the first time she saw Sai Baba’s photo and she’s fell in love with Baba. She gets very happy, when she sees Sai Baba’s photo, videos, serial, and anything to do with Sai Baba. I did not worship Baba before so I did not pay attention to my daughter’s love towards Baba. On the other hand, we have our own business, which was doing great before, but for some reason our business went down and had to borrow some money from relatives. One day, we went to our friend’s house and there we found out that that friend went to Shirdi recently and got some prasad and Sai Baba’s photo. When that friend found out that my daughter likes Sai Baba, he gave her Sai Baba’s photo that he got from Shirdi. We came home from friends house with Sai Baba’s photo and put Sai Baba’s photo in our temple (I did not had any Sai Baba’s photo in my house before so this was the first one). In couple hours after putting Sai Baba’s photo in our temple, my husband called me and said he won about $4000 worth of electronic items. I could not believe it because we never win anything but then I realized it’s only because Sai Baba came to our house. Now I strongly believe that Sai Baba is everywhere and He is listening to His devotees. We are still going thought some financial problems, but I know Sai Baba is with us and He will help us get through this hard time because we have Baba’s blessings.

Jay Sai Ram!!!
Jay Sai Nath!!!

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  1. Very nice experiences….thanks a lot for sharing with us….OM SAIRAM…LOVE YOU A LOT SAIMA….:):)

  2. Om Sai ram…. baba please protect my husband and children. Please shower your choicest blessings on them with good health, happiness and prosperity. Since i saw all money in our account taken for business by hubby I am restless baba as he sis so knaive that he likes only technical and can do anything to feel happy creating a product. I am worried baba at this age when money depletes how can I sustain with such expenses. Please baba help me out of this restlessness. Please help me earn some salary Baba and support the hourse expenses. Let me have an identity that can make my family and husband proud of my achievements. Help me work harder and meet every small and big expectations of the family baba. Baba protect this world and keep everyone happy. Bless my husband and children baba. Om Sai rakshak sharanam deva 🙏 Om Sai arogya kshemadaya namah 🙏 Baba please calm down my restless mind and give me strength, courage , wisdom and the ability to contain myself.

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