Shirdi Sai Baba Miracles and Leela in this Post:
Anonymous Devotee from India says: Om Sai Ram. Let me begin with, My Baba is my beginning, my end and beyond, My Everything. I have no one except Him and in Him, I have everyone and everything. I am a Muslim. All my life, I always prayed from my heart, never for the sake of doing rituals and performing because you have to. But I never got answers or signs or reply backs that I yearned for. Life was always tough, which I accepted as my karma and kept doing my duties with love for my family. I missed out on all “normal” events of life but I kept love & patience and took solace believing that maybe I was born to take care of my parents and family. Then I lost my dad in 2008, whom I loved and took care off for since I was a child. He was not a religious man, in fact I never ever saw him pray Namaz or do any rituals, but as he lay in his shrouds before his burial, he looked so very beautiful with a smile on his face and he was glowing. My dad’s demise changed me totally and I told my mom that Allah must have loved some “Adaa” (Gesture/Deed) of my dad for him to look so beautiful on his death bed. I was shattered after his death, it was as if I have no purpose left in life because taking care of him and keeping him alive was my mission and duty and now I have nothing. I was very angry with God and every day and night fought with him to give my dad back to me, for 6 months, I bitterly cried myself to sleep every night.
After 6 months, I got solace in some inexplicable divine way. I finally accepted that it is life that is gone but love always lingers and I felt my dad’s presence around me always. In May-June 2009 beautiful things were unfolding in my life and I believed that God was easing my pain because dad being with God must be praying for me. Though that story is incomplete till date, anyways coming to Baba Shri’s grand entry in my life. Earlier and all my life, I prayed the way I saw my mom pray but restless always for not “getting through” or being replied to. And dad’s demise changed my thinking and beliefs, thereafter I went to Mandir, church, and everywhere with open mind and heart. In March 2013, I got devastated and destroyed by actions of my own family member’s selfishness. Everything went haywire and I was helpless and in immense pain as I have my mom and other family members responsibilities and had no home to stay in. Somehow I took a flat on rent, not knowing what direction life was heading. Again angry with God and Dad “When are You guys going to give me a break. I am strong but You keep testing me instead of giving me relief. I want to be taken care for a change but all the time You remove the ground beneath my Feet? I Am Tired”. I was more angry with Dad that all he did was watch me from heaven hurt and break again. I was numb and lost all over again.
On 24th August 2013, a dear friend (Baba’s staunch devotee) was wanting to go to Shirdi to seek Sai Baba’s blessing as her husband was scheduled for a surgery and asked if I would accompany her. I said Of course immediately. On 26th August 2013, we headed for Shirdi early morning. We were listening to beautiful devotional songs of Baba on the way. I urged them to tell me all about Sai Baba because I knew nothing about Him. They spoke about Baba the whole journey and I listened. I prayed in my heart silently “Baba I want VIP Darshan and ‘no one’ should touch/poke me.” When we reached there, we got VVVIP Darshan and I was mesmerized just staring into His love filled face. I told Him, I could not speak because I am hurting too much but to please read my heart and tears were flowing down my eyes”. My friends were poked out but ‘no one’ touched/poked me. I stood there for the longest time possible, for how long I don’t know. Out of my own embarrassment that people kept coming and going and I was standing right in front of Him and no one asked me to move ahead or go out. I bowed before Him with total surrender and tears flowing unceasingly. I didn’t ask for anything, I was busy crying and releasing my pain before Him. I just told Him to read my heart.
Back home, i was absorbed with love for Baba. I hungered for Baba’s love and grace and read the Satcharitra day and night wanting to know Him more. Chanting His Name day and night and on the 3rd day of our return from Shirdi on Aug 28th 2013, I was driving to gym and suddenly everything outside my car went slow motion. I was wondering what is happening, why is everything in slow motion as if time was seizing and why is there no one on the road? Why am I in a trance like slow mode? Am I getting a stroke while driving? I then saw a man in white walking on opposite side in normal speed but everything around was in slow motion. And can you imagine my eyes locked with Him while driving? I placed my hand on my heart and said Salaam in gesture. He said salaam back in same way. I stopped the car and without looking at His face, I opened my bag and gave Him Rs 25/- without looking at His face (It is my practice since forever because we were taught at home that Hazrat Ali A.S said that when you give anyone anything, never look into the face of the person for you should not get pride when you give and the other person should not get embarrassed).
But I don’t know why I wanted to give this man more than what I gave. I wanted to ensure, He was not a drunk so I looked up at His face to see whom I was giving money to. I froze, there in front of me was Sai Baba Himself! I could not move, I was mesmerized just staring at His face so full of love. He didn’t say anything, He just looked at me with so much of love and I looked back at Him unable to do anything except absorb all the love He was bestowing and blessing me with (Looking back now, I think He must have frozen me on purpose knowing that I am a jabbran (feisty) and I would have jumped out of the car and held Him and “Never let Him go”. I don’t know when He disappeared, I don’t know when I parked my car, I don’t know why I went slow trance in my otherwise sharp thinking manner. I went and worked out in the gym in a trance and after 2 days all came back to normal self and I remembered everything. I spoke to my friend with whom I went to Shirdi about what had happened on 28th Aug 2013, asking her if these things happen or am I losing my head. She so sweetly told me “You are so lucky. Baba must have really liked/loved you and graced you with His presence. So many millions go to Him but not everyone get accepted by Him in this manner.” Oh dear God, what had just happened!
I came home and spoke to my mom (Who is very religious) and told her everything that happened on 26th August to 28th August 2013. I told her mom I don’t want to hide anything from you and surely don’t want to hide and worship Baba but this is a calling of my soul and I don’t know what I must have done to be blessed and loved by Baba & how Big is Baba’s heart that He responded to my cries when I was screaming at God and dad with pain. And surprisingly or shockingly enough, she was very graceful and actually understood and promised that she will never stop me or come in the way of my connection with Sai Baba. And in my rented apartment, there is a Mandir of Baba where I love and pray and worship Him to my heart’s content without fear. Since then till now, My Baba has blessed me with such amazing blessings and miracles. I go to Shirdi every month and He pampers me with His love and grace all the time and unfailingly. I am blessed and grateful to Him always. I am always chanting His name or thinking about Him, absorbed in His love. In December end 2014, He has appeared in my dream and promised me “I will give you the very home that you lost. No matter what happens, just do not lose faith and be silent”. I know that what My Baba promises Will happen, how I do not know but I know it will happen. I am safe. I am loved. I am protected. He is always with me. He is always with each of us. Just believe and never lose faith in Sai Baba Shri.
Anonymous Devotee from India says: Om Sainathaya Namaha, Om Sainathaya Namaha! Humble Pranams to the Lotus Feet of Baba, Big cheers to the team for maintaining this wonderful blog. I pray Sai to bless all and make me write this experience. Baba, please excuse me for the delay in posting the experience and You are our only resort. Sai came into my life through my husband and from then He is driving across all difficult situations successfully. I am happy to share my experience which I had promised to do if Baba fulfils my wish. I had a desire to buy own house for quite some time but my husband was not keen about. Whenever I started discussing about this, it used to end up in an argument. I was praying to Sai to help us as only He can create the urge in my husband’s mind. Few days later by Sai’s Grace, my husband by himself was keen to buy the house and we were searching for the same. Though we liked few houses somehow things were not zeroing down. I was praying to Baba that we need to be only in a flat which has His Name and that would be an indication for us to go ahead.
Then on a Thursday after finishing my Pooja, we happened to see a flat which all of us like but it was above our budget, still we wanted to pursue further but the flat was not having Baba’s Name. I was not very happy and couldn’t express this to anyone, but was praying to Sai to be with us and guide us in the right path to take any decision. In the mean time, we had negotiated and things were about to finalize for that house still I was not happy as Sai’s Name wasn’t there. Finally we wanted to close the deal by giving advance on following Monday to proceed further. I did Sai Satcharitra Parayan within 7 days and completed it on a Saturday. The next day was a Sunday when my husband came across an Ad in the newspaper regarding a house for sale and wanted to see the same. In fact, I was not interested to see that at all as we had already finalized the one. I went along with my husband as he was insisting me to see the flat and when we approached the house, I was very glad and excited to see Sai Temple very close to those apartments. We have visited this Temple so many times before and always like that environment. The moment we entered the flat we could see Baba smiling in the big Portrait which was creating positive vibration. We saw the house and we liked it immensely and casually while talking, I came to know that the flat name was starting with Sai. I could not believe myself. Sai did give us an indication indeed. Immediately on the same day, we had finalized this house and made an advance payment too in the next day.
Sai was with us right from getting the loan processed & for the amount to get released in time and all these happened on Thursday. With Sai’s blessing our Graha Parvesh, shifting to new house went on well in spite of some internal issues in the family. Whatever I imagined to have in our own house, Baba has got it done in reality. Only because of Sai we are here and Koti Koti Pranams and thanks to You Baba, Words will not be sufficient to show my gratitude. Sai also blessed me with a good increment at my work as per my prayer since we have lots of financial commitments. Sai is helping us in all our day to day activities. Without Him I can’t image my life. Please excuse me if I have done any mistakes and sorry for the delay in posting the experience, Sai. My humble request to all devotees is that we need to have Shradha and Saburi and Sai would be always with us and guide us in the correct path. Sai please be with us and bless my family, all my Sai Sisters & Brother with good health, peace of mind and full fill their genuine prayers. Om Raajadhiraj Yogiraj Parabrahma Sachidanand Sainathaya Namah.
Anonymous Devotee from Australia says: I am a student studying in Australia who has seen the miracles of Sai Baba from the age of 17. I am 22 now and my trust and love for Him has only increased since then. I am who i am now because of Him and i will never do anything that would disappoint Baba. I come from a family where my parents work really hard to support me and my brother. Although we were only middle class but my brother and i were given only the best from our parents. I was a very good student in my secondary school days and was getting very good grades. However ever since i went to Junior College, i got distracted with the normal problems teenagers face at that age. Due to that my education deteriorated. As a consequence, my results were bad for A levels. I was very heartbroken because i could not join any universities in the country, i come from with my results.
I had a one year break then before i applied for university. That was when i started watching Sai Baba drama in one of the channels on TV. My parents were drawn to it first and then it was me. I started praying to Baba that i should get into a university that i applied for in Australia. That was when something tragic happened to me. My mum took a loan to send me to Australia and it was September already. I was due to leave to Australia in February. That was when i was diagnosed with Tuberculosis. I was very upset as i feared this would delay my education even further. My mum and dad were heartbroken about my health but i was least bothered about my health because i had such a fire within me to make it to university. I prayed really hard to Baba. Australian immigration emailed me that with my condition, i can’t enter Australia. University fees were already paid and this had to happen. I didn’t give up, i had a unmovable trust in Sai Baba that He is the God of Miracles and would make the unthinkable happen. And so it happened. With the support of my mum, i got a letter from the doctor to say i was recovering and fit. With that i went to Australia. So Baba made it happen.
When i started my first semester in Australia, I was so sad of staying away from family but i had Baba’s Picture on my table. I would talk to Him as though i was talking to my mum and dad. I told Him that as long as i am in Australia, You are my mum and dad. Till date, whenever i encounter issues with friends or assignments, i talk to Him and even cry to Him. But He always solves those issues for me. Now i am a very positive and confident girl who has a clear mind on my goals in life. I am doing very well in university and it’s mainly because of Sai Baba. I even left the decision to Him to choose my future partner for me as that is the amount of trust i have in Him. I trust Him more than i trust myself. To all those reading this, please pray to Baba if you already haven’t because He is the God of miracles. He takes the pain from you and lets you feel better. He is Guru to all. Om Jai Sai Ram.
Sai Sister Payal from India says: Jai Sai ram to all Sai Baba devotees. This is my second post in this blog. I am very thankful to hetal ji for this nice blog where our faith increases immensely. He is my Best and True Friend. I want to share some of my experiences here. First experience is about our Shiridi travel, I request Sai Baba to call me and my family to Shirdi every year. So in June 2014, I planned the trip with my family to Shirdi. I wanted that my whole family papa, muma, bhaiya, bhabhi, didi, Jiju and my niece to go. So I booked tickets for everyone except bhaiya, bhabhi as they were not willing to go which made us sad. Then I prayed to Sai Baba to please change my brother’s & bhabhi’s mind, then I will keep one Thursday fast. Next day, my mom called me and asked me to book tickets for my brother and bhabhi as they will also come. I thanked Sai Baba from all my heart and kept fast on one Thursday. But nearer to our travel date, my brother and sister in law were not able to go due to some problem. In Shirdi, I requested Baba to call us next time along with everyone in my family.
Another experience is about my job, I was looking out for a new job for so many days as my current job was going in a bad phase as me and my colleagues did not get increment for 5 years and now was the situation that my branch office was going on losses and we were asked to look for options. Daily I used to go for interviews but there was no materialization. 3 days before going to Shirdi, one of my colleague sent me to one company which I liked. After interview they told me that they will call me. After coming back to home, I prayed to Baba that please give me job before coming to Shirdi. On Friday, they called me again. On the way, I prayed to Baba to show me His presence so that I can be assured that I will get the job but I didn’t see any Baba Photo or any sign. I reached that office and they took my final interview. We went to the conference room where I saw Sai Baba Photo on the wall and in my heart I said wow, thank You Baba and I was so happy. But they wanted my joining immediately so I had to decide on that but with Sai Baba’s grace, I sent them the confirmation the very next day and this was the day when I was going to Shirdi. Baba answered my prayer with the job confirmation just half an hour before our flight take off. Such was my Sai Baba’s Miracle. Thank You Sai Baba for this job, keep my family and everyone happy in this world. I pray to Baba to be with us always. Jai Sai Ram.
Anonymous Devotee from US says: Dear Team, It’s a great platform you have provided for the devotees to share their experiences. Earlier I have shared my experiences in this portal, thank you very much for posting the same. Baba, please forgive me for my laziness to share the experience as promised. Well coming to me, I have moved to USA by Baba’s grace 7 months before. I and my husband work in different software companies. Our employers filed our H1B Visa or the year 2014 for both of us, since the rules changed for H1B application as Federal Government decided to pick the Visas via lottery. By Baba’s Grace, both of us got picked up in lottery. But our US travel was getting delayed. My husband’s travel was very important since he got his petition valid till 1 year from the date of issue and he needed to be in USA so that he could file a VISA extension. He was giving lot of client interviews and nothing was working out for some or other reason.
I was desperately praying Baba to make it happen for him. And finally it happened and he travelled and also his extension happened on time. I can’t thank You Baba anymore for that. After my husband, I too travelled to US. But we are at different locations and our son is in India with my in-laws. Also I am going through a very rough patch at work, nothing is working smooth. I am not getting any motivation to work hard and don’t have any focus at this point. Everyone is dissatisfied with me at work. I am requesting Baba to give me focus and strength to work hard and help me getting a job or a transfer through my current Employer near to my husband’s location so that we can bring my son here. Baba Please forgive me for my deeds and kindly enlighten me with strength and courage and help me to face this ordeal at professional and personal front. I am sure with You by my side everything will subside with time. Thank You.
Anonymous Devotee from India says: I am writing this experience as I feel it will uplift those who are looking for some clue from Baba. I have never seen Baba in my dreams or had any extraordinary experiences. I was living in Chennai, doing my job when my parents decided to search for a groom for me. I was still young and enjoying life and did not want to get married at that time. But, my parents told me it will take at least 2 years after they start searching. They got many alliances for me. Then one day, they asked me to speak to a boy. I spoke to him over the phone. I had never seen him. But he has seen my photo and liked me a lot. He decided that he will marry only me and my parents also liked him. I prayed a lot to Baba to somehow cancel the alliance and give me some assurance that he will cancel the alliance. But to my surprise, I saw the boy’s name on a bus as soon as I prayed. I told Baba to show me something that says no, but I kept finding the boy’s name. And as you can guess, I finally did get married to him.
He loves me, but he is extremely close to his father who keeps emotionally exploiting him and ruins the relationship between my husband and me. I live with him, his parents and his mother’s parents. But by Baba’s grace, I got a son of my own. He is now 1 year old and now, don’t bother about any silly things. My husband and I have had good times too. But, I feel we don’t share a good rapport or comfort and pray to Baba to set things right for me. Another incident was, as I was feeling very lonely and tired with my husband’s attitude towards me, I was feeling really helpless, my husband to me that he had lost his spectacles. I said ok, I will search. Then it struck me to ask Baba. I prayed to Baba and lo! We found the spectacles. I know the incident seems silly, but in mind I knew I was not alone and that Baba was always looking over me. All I had to do is ask. He will find a way to give me what’s best for me. Have faith.