Anonymous Devotee from USA says: Jai Sai Ram, Thank you Hetal Ji and team for such a great platform to share devotee’s experience. I read this blog every day, and would like to share my most miraculous experience of Sai Baba. Please do not disclose my name or email id.
I have been having excruciating pain on my first day of menstrual cycle for the past 6-7 years. Almost for all these years, I would have to stay at home and miss classes, when I was a student and then later miss work, when I started working. I am from Maharashtra, and my family members and I are ardent devotees of Gajanan Maharaj of Shegaon (Guru Bandhu of Sai Baba, as I only found this out later). I always knew about Sai Baba, but had never gone to Sai Baba Temple or to Shirdi in all these years. Sai Baba called me to Him in December 2011, and since then I have been his devotee. Sai Baba himself is teaching me to become His devotee, and your blog is one of the resources. I will share my experience of Baba calling me to Him at a different time.
Since December 2011, I have been going to Sai Baba Mandir every Thursday, unless I am traveling, but even in my travel, Baba arranges a temple/church visit for me on a Thursday and I get to follow my tradition. In February 2013, I was suffering from my usual pain, when I decided to take 2 painkillers and rest at home. It was a Saturday afternoon, so I was already at home and sleeping. Baba came in my dream, where I saw myself sitting in front of my home Mandir and praying to Him. I saw that I am praying to a picture of Baba (black and white) picture, which I don’t have in my home Mandir. Suddenly, I saw Baba blink both his eyes, and in my mind while I was sleeping, I told myself, you are dreaming. Then again I saw Baba blinking both his eyes. I then didn’t doubt it, and continued staring at Him.
Baba then started talking to me in my dream, and to my surprise, I could not hear a word Baba was talking to me. I was frustrated and agitated, and mostly helpless because Baba was continuously talking to me, and I couldn’t hear Him. Later after a while, I just had a knowing that Baba wanted me to put both my hands forward in front of Him. I also saw that He had something similar to a metallic piece in His hand, which to me appeared like a pair of big metal scissors. I held back my shoulders in hesitation as I saw those big pairs of scissors, and within a fraction of a second I told myself (again in my dream) that why should I be scared, it’s Baba! I don’t need to be scared. Immediately after this moment, I put both my hands forward in front of Baba, and then Baba took those metal pieces and ran them over both my hands.
When He brought those pieces forward, and ran them over my hands, they seemed to me like big metal tongs (Chiplya in Marathi). As I had zero pain, I again told myself, see it’s Baba, He can never hurt you. In this whole incidence, Baba didn’t ask me to put my hands forward. I just knew He wanted me to. After this, Baba again was talking to me, but I couldn’t hear the words. I woke up around 6 PM that Saturday, and recollected the dream. I did have pain in my back, and I was in a complete dazed state for the rest of the day, and trying to figure out the meaning of the dream. I talked to a few friends, and the priest at Baba’s Mandir, but didn’t get a satisfactory answer, so I left it at that.
I then immediately started looking online for pictures of Baba to see if I could find one, but found nothing exact or just something similar to it. I downloaded a Black and White picture of Baba, which was close enough and made a sketch of that picture. I was successful in making the sketch, as I have never ever sketched in my life. A month later, when the time came of me again going through the pain, surprisingly, I only had to take one pain killer (and that too because of my phobia towards the pain). Initially, I used to take 4-5 pain killers, to make the pain subside and that came down to 1. The next month that is in April, to my surprise, I didn’t need to take any pain killer, and my pain was vanished. It’s almost Baba took care of my years of pain and trouble, in just a few seconds. I didn’t do anything differently in my lifestyle or take any medication for this pain to go away.
It was purely Baba and Baba only who took my pain away. 7 years for 12 months, that is 84 times I was in extremely painful situation, which Baba healed in just one dream. Love You Baba, and I am grateful and thankful to You, that You chose me to be worth this miraculous experience. Please bless all Your devotees, and guide us all to walk Your path and implement Your teachings in every walk of life. Om Sai Ram