Shirdi Sai Baba Miracles and Leela in this Post:
Anonymous Sai Devotee from US says: Pranams at the lotus feet of my Gurus and Gods, Shirdi Sai Baba and Sathya Sai Baba. There is no greater reality in my life, they are a living presence. Baba listens to my heartfelt prayers, and Baba responds. In the meantime, being the mediocre creature that I am, I worry, and subject myself to incredible stress, but also continually pray to my Gurus. Ultimately, I do sense that They are listening, that my Baba is listening and He will take care of the situation. I am learning now to completely trust my Gurus to help me get through difficult situations.
I have promised Baba that I will write about each week that passes without any major upsets. Two weeks ago, I had to host an aunt and cousin visiting from India. I prayed to my Baba to take care of my son who was travelling and let him have a decent week, so I can focus on taking care of my guests. And Sai just did that. Thank You Sai, my guests left, satisfied and happy. The past week was, however, incredibly challenging. At present, all my worries, fears, and thoughts are centred around my younger son who is currently having a difficult time in his workplace. He flies out on Monday morning to his client site and returns on Thursday night. This has been the routine for almost a year now. The work is voluminous and extremely complex and there is practically no guidance or mentoring. He has been working more than twenty hours in a day, sometimes even without stopping for food or a little exercise. This is his first job and he is so young! He is earnest and hard working; I am worried for his mental and physical health. He is the only one in his team dealing with huge amounts of data and creating complex models without any help. If data changes, or if there are any mistakes, the onus is on him to correct and update everything. The work has caused him so much stress, I have set up for him to see a therapist each week, to let off steam and articulate his thoughts and goals.
Last week, the manager shouted at him for not including what she thought she told him to include several weeks ago but actually did not. Again he stayed up until 4am, making the changes and was ready to join the others to go to the office at 7am. He was upset, in tears, and told me that he would like to quit. I told him that he could definitely do so as it was taking a toll on his mental and physical health. But he needed to get through till Thursday. It was only Tuesday night. I couldn’t sleep or eat. Every minute I prayed to Sai to guide him in his tasks and enable him to complete his work successfully. Sai did just that. He updated the data, the model changed again and he had to figure out how to incorporate the new numbers. He returned home on Thursday, in a better frame of mind. On Friday, he discovered he had made a mistake and he was again so stressed. The whole day, he spent correcting everything. Baba, are You teaching him, through these incredible highs and lows? Are You training him to take on anything in life without crumbling? Is that the purpose Baba? Sai, teach him, train him, but don’t break his spirit, don’t allow him to reach a point of complete breakdown and giving up. My son has tremendous stamina for hard work, he is a great learner, and has the resilience to bounce back. Sai, safeguard him, protect him, which I know You are doing continuously. When You put him through challenging situations, also give him respite, give him hope, and give him some positive results. Don’t allow him to break down Sai. He is young, he has to be able to go to grad school by next year. Guide and illumine his path always Sai. He is Your child, (I will relate a dream connected with his birth another time) take care of him, my Sai. I place him at Your lotus feet. Of course, there are moments of deep anguish, of not entirely comprehending Sai’s bigger plan, and moments when faith itself does not feel strong enough. Those are the most difficult times, because faith and trust in Sai are what sustain me at every juncture. I cannot survive a day without my Baba and Swami, without a sense of Their being around me. Thank You Sai for everything. Please keep the flame of faith burning strong and bright in my heart. Sai Ram.
Three years ago, when my husband had retired, and my younger son was still in his senior year in college, and my older son was in a prestigious private business school (and we were helping with the tuition so he did not have to take a loan), my husband and I moved out of our own beautiful apartment into a smaller place and rented out our apartment. After three years, our boys have pushed us to go back to our apartment and we are going back on the 29th of August. When we left, I thought, we had left for ever and I had prayed so hard to Baba to keep us in our apartment. Now I can understand His plan. It made a lot of financial sense, the boys are both working, and we are in a better place now. Thank You Sai. Please be within our new home Sai, bless us with peace and happiness in the new place. We wish for our older son to marry his girlfriend soon, and for our younger son to find stability and direction for a good graduate program. Please enable my husband and myself to do some meaningful voluntary work and take care of my elderly parents. Sai Ram.
Anonymous Sai Devotee from India says: Hello everyone I am 28 years female from a place called Gulbarga in Karnataka. Though I knew Baba since childhood, I never prayed to Him. I rarely went to any Sai Mandir. When I was 23 years old, my friend said let’s do abhishekam to Sai. I agreed, and we both went to mandir at 6 a.m. I was wearing jeans pant and long kurta till knees, the pujari scolded me for my dressing, that I don’t have common sense. I was shocked, I looked at my dress. It was a decent dress. I didn’t wear anything tight nor revealing. I felt bad and I kept quiet. May be I should wear salwar suit or saree, being a girl. He said he wouldn’t allow me to do abhishekam, but later he warned me not to wear that again and come, and allowed me to abhishekam. I came home. I felt may be Sai Baba doesn’t like me. I forgot Baba. But that incident always was in my mind, I feel so guilty.
Then I got introduced to this blog, just six months back. I am reading all previous years’ experiences of 2016, 2015, 2014 etc. I came across one incident. One female Sai devotee wore pant shirt and went to mandir, as she had come directly from office. She never got to be a part of palaki procession. She thought it’s may be because of her dressing. She wore traditional dress and went to Sai mandir. Still she didn’t get to be part of palaki procession. One day she got the chance and she was wearing pant and shirt. I was so happy reading this experience of devotee. Suddenly I felt guilt free. Guilt of almost six years! God really doesn’t see all this. Just devotion matters. I agree we should come decently dressed to religious places. Sorry if I am hurting someone’s sentiments.
Experience 2: I am a staunch devotee of Sai now since Dec 2016. I never prayed to Baba before that. Still Baba came in my dreams and blessed me. So I wanted to know more about Baba. I went to Shirdi, got Sai Satcharitra; I felt I was the sparrow that Baba had pulled me then. I started doing nav Guruvar Vrath. I came to know about it from my friend and of course this blog. On my 9th fast, I made kheer and khichadi and took to same Sai mandir in Gulbarga for Anna Dana, and also 9 vrath books that I had to distribute. The pujari took books and kept aside and asked me to distribute the food. After distributing the food, I thought what about vrath books, should I distribute or will the pujari distribute? I went back to ask, a different pujari was sitting, very politely I asked him. He rudely asked me, what you got by reading that book? I said mental peace and importance of Anna daana. He asked me how much can you donate? I replied as much as I can. I was confused why is he asking me all this. He started blasting at me in front of Sai Baba that this vrath was useless. People like you, torture other devotees to force them to do vrath, and further distribute books. I said there is no force, please read the book, it says only if you wish to do the vrath, you can do it. He said he will throw the books, infact he has thrown many such books before. I was shocked hearing this. I asked him please return my books, don’t throw them. He returned and said don’t dare distribute it in temple premises. So many people gathered there to see what was happening. I felt insulted, right in front of our Baba. With tears I came home. I felt like dying. I was already in depression due to professional and personal problems, now Baba also was scolding me. I cried for hours. I didn’t feel like going back to that temple. I don’t want to see the pujari. Though I miss Sai mandir. I pray now in my puja room. Just two weeks back I got to know there is another small Sai mandir elsewhere, I am going there now. But two months I didn’t go to any Baba mandir, I felt so incomplete. Baba reaches His devotees at the end. Sorry for this long post. But I had to share this; it was eating my mental peace. Thank you everyone.
Anonymous Sai Devotee from India says: Hetalji thank you so much for posting my experience today. I got mail from you that rest of my experiences are also going to be posted. I have so many experiences daily, I cannot pen down all. But would like to share few.
Today I had the test for my four wheeler; my husband is out of station. My son is with me, I cannot leave him in any friend’s place as I don’t know how much time it will take. I have a habit of calling Baba wherever I go out. I treat Him as my family member. I believe that He is with me /us always. Whenever and wherever I go out on some work or to a friend’s place I’ll say Baba I am going to so and so place come along with me. I feel that if I say like that I feel that Baba is with me and the work will be successfully completed. Today before going to test I asked Baba to come along with me and I went to the RTO office. There after standing in the documents verification queue I realised that I forgot to get my PAN card original. It is always be in my purse. I asked the driving school guy, he said that was needed to check my date of birth and identity proof. I was praying Baba to please help me as there was big queue and I went by an auto. It was 15kms away. I cannot pay for auto, 2 times. I kept on praying Baba that they shouldn’t raise any objection.
When I entered in to the document verification cabin I saw Baba’s pic and I got little relief that Baba will take care of it. When my turn came to my surprise he did not say anything and asked me to give the test. I passed it with Baba’s blessings. Meanwhile when I was send for the test after verification I was told that it was a lunch break and we had to wait for another 1 hour. Then I called the auto guy who was waiting for me and said it will take time and I asked him to go. When I was in auto while going to RTO office I prayed Baba that the guy shouldn’t ask big amount as waiting was also there. I finished my test and I again called the auto guy, he said he was nearby and he said he would come. When me and my son were waiting outside, someone came and asked me to go and have lunch as they were providing on account of Ganesh festival celebrations. Yesterday it was Ganesh chaturthi. Baba doesn’t like His children to be with empty stomach. Here devotees please observe if the auto guy was there I wouldn’t have got the opportunity. And we were very hungry and Baba fed us like this. His love on devotees is like a mother. One more is I didn’t prepare for any written / online test. When I was in queue and about to go for verification in 15 minutes I saw one girl preparing for test holding a paper. I asked her and understood all signs and signals. I was not told by my driving school guy to get prepared for it. When I was giving test, I realised that Baba will always be with us and I passed my exam. Thank You so much Baba.
Anonymous Sai Devotee from India says: Hello everyone. Hetalji thanks a ton for this platform. It revives our faith in God.
I am 28 years female from Karnataka. From March 2017 I am going through many problems. I lost love of my life. I am in depression. I am accepting things thinking that may be Sai Baba has different plans for me. I also lost my job due to political pressure brought by other girl to secure my seat, by raising false allegations on me. It’s six months I didn’t get my job still, inspite of being right and having all documents in my favour. But one good thing is that from March 2017 I came across this blog, reading devotees’ experiences which keeps me going. Infact I also read experiences of all the previous years.
Coming to my experience. I am doing Sai Nav Guruvar Vrath. Every Thursday as prasada I kept fruits or sweets. One Thursday I had no money. I didn’t want to ask my parents. I was feeling bad, that being highly qualified, and right, I am still not having job and money. I looked around I saw Parle- G biscuits. I kept biscuits to Baba as prasada and cried and apologised that I had nothing special to prepare for Him, as He likes so many other things. In the same evening I went to Sai mandir in my place. I saw Panditji distributing Parle-G biscuits to every devotee, I was dumb struck, I had tears in happiness. I thanked Baba, a sign that He accepted my prasada, proving that any leaf or water offered with devotion is accepted. Thank You Baba. I can’t imagine a day without You. I know I will get my job back, as evil cannot win over good. Thank you for reading my post. Om Sai Ram.
Anonymous Sai Devotee from India says: Om Sairam! This is my first experience on this blog. May Baba bless the team of this blog. I have been devotee of Sai Baba since 2013. Baba helped me in passing all my exams during my college and due to His grace I am a fourth year medical student now. Me and my sister (twin sister) both are devotee of Shree Sai Baba. Baba helped us whenever we were in need.
Coming to my experience, my mother was suffering from itching problem which was not a good sign and this made me little bit worried about my mother’s condition and I promised Baba if He solved this problem of itching I would share my experience and by Baba’s grace her itching had completely gone. Thank You Baba. But now she has other health related problems and this makes me so anxious. Baba please, please provide her relief from all her health problems. I cannot see my mother like this in pain. With Baba’s blessing my father’s back pain is getting better day by day and I know one day Baba will cure my father’s back pain completely. Baba, please provide my parents a good health. Nothing is more important than my parent’s health to me. Mere Sai Baba mere parents ko perfectly healthy kardijiye.( my Sai Baba please solve my parent’s health issues .) Lastly, Baba I never saw You in my dream. Please give me Your darshan in my dream and bless me. Be with me always Baba. Without You I am nothing. Bless everyone. Om Sai Ram! Om Sai Ram Om Sai Ram.
Anonymous Sai Devotee from India says: Om Sai Ram to all Sai devotees. And a big thanks to Hetal ji and the entire team for keeping the entire Sai family under such a beautiful roof. This is my 3rd experience on this blog 2nd is yet to be posted. I am a regular reader of this blog.
Coming to my experience one night I was unable to sleep due to sinusitis, severe headache and watery eyes I was feeling helpless. I applied Udi on my forehead and prayed to our Sai to please cure me. The minute I prayed I was feeling relaxed and had a sound sleep. Thank You Sai Baba a lot.
2nd experience- There was severe pain in my father’s foot. All tests were done and doctors were unable to find the reason. I couldn’t see my father in such a painful condition. I just prayed to our Sai to cure my father’s pain. Then after 4-5 days she concerned a Ayurvedic doctor and started taking his medication and with the blessings of our Sai he is much better now. I have lots and lots of miracles experienced with Baba. Baba is always with me when I need Him the most. Baba please fulfil my one wish, please I need Your blessings. I have read many times on this blog, “Baba can change the minds of people and only a prayer can change the mind of God”. Sai Baba please fulfil my wish too please Baba. I am praying from the bottom of my heart, please Baba help me. Om Sai Ram Om Sai Ram Om Sai Ram Om Sai Ram.
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