Religion

SAI NATH INCARNATION

  • A poor boatman, named Gangabhavadya, lived at Pathri, a village of Hyderabad. He had keen interest in treading on the path of piety, philanthropy and the service of all the saintly people. He spent most of his time in helping the helpless people.......More

Sai Baba BIRTH

  • SAI Baba BIRTH Ultimately, the day for which Devagiri was waiting, came. The day was Thursday of September 27, 1838, of the era 1895 (Ashwan Krishn Ashthni). The sky was over-cast with huge black clouds. There was pitch darkness all......More

THE WHOLE CREATION IN THE MOUTH

  • THE WHOLE CREATION IN THE MOUTH Just like Lord Krishna, Babu was also very restive and mischievous in his childhood. His miracles enchanted many people but they made many others jealous. A merchant used to live at that village. He had a son......More

DEATH OF ADOPTIVE FATHER

  • DEATH OF ADOPTIVE FATHER Babu loved his adoptive father very deeply. He adopted all his preachings without any hitch. Sufi taught Babu the lessons of love and humanity. He advised Babu that God and Allah are the two separate names of the same......More

GOD OR ALLAH IS THE SAME ALMIGHTY

  • GOD OR ALLAH IS THE SAME ALMIGHTY One day, Babu went for a stroll and reached a deserted mosque situated outside the village. Babu was allured by the tranquility and solitude, prevailing inside the mosque. Gradually, most of his time was......More

(BRAHMA-GYAN) ATTAINMENT OF DIVINE ENLIGHTENMENT

  • (BRAHMA-GYAN) ATTAINMENT OF DIVINE ENLIGHTENMENT In those days, there was the renowned hermitage or 'ashram' of the Saint Gopal Raoji at Sailu. Gopal Raoji was well-known by the name of Bainkush. Many orphan children got education......More

SAI Baba ARRIVAL IN SHIRDI

  • SAI Baba ARRIVAL IN SHIRDI In the absence of his Guru, Babu did not feel at home in the 'ashram'. So, he went to Shirdi for long penances in 1856. There was a Neem Tree on the out-skirts of the village. Babu sat under the tree in......More

THE SMOULDERING FIRE-PLACE AT DHOOP VILLAGE

  • THE SMOULDERING FIRE-PLACE AT DHOOP VILLAGE There was a village, named Dhoop. It was situated in the district Aurangabad in the State of Hyderabad. A rich Muslim young man lived in this village. His name was Chand Patil. He had deeper faith......More

SAI IN SHIRDI

  • SAI IN SHIRDI The famous temple of Lord Khandoba is situated in the village Shirdi. This temple is also known as Shri Khandoba Temple. After returning from the bride's house, the marriage party stayed in the courtyard of the Khandoba......More

PRESENCE IN DWARAKAMAI MOSQUE

  • PRESENCE IN DWARAKAMAI MOSQUE Sai Nath made no discrimination between the Hindu and the Muslim. He considered both of them as the offspring’s of God. He worshipped Allah as well as Lord Ram with the same love and devotion. He......More

SAI OF THE DEVOTEES

  • SAI OF THE DEVOTEES Sai Baba had a common but compact body. He was 5' 6" tall. His countenance and body reflected an aura of yellow colour. An amazing glow and depth of his eyes imparted a unique peace and mental equilibrium to his......More

GOD IS THE ONLY -MASTER OF ALL

  • GOD IS THE ONLY -MASTER OF ALL Though Sai Baba abstained from enjoying delicious food and other luxuries, yet he was very fond of smoking with the help of his clay cigar case. Many devotees of Sai Nath offered him many precious cigar cases.......More

SAI BABA DEVOTEES

  • SAI BABA DEVOTEES   Sai had a vast number of devotees. Whosoever listened to Sai's preaching and sermons, became his dedicated devotees. Still then, a few devotees of Shirdi had a luck to come in the closest contact of Sai Baba,......More

MHALSAPATHI - SAI BABA MAIN DEVOTEE

  • MHALSAPATHI - SAI BABA MAIN DEVOTEE Mhalsapathi was one of Sai's devotees. He was Chief Priest of Shri Khandoba's Temple situated at Shirdi. When Sai visited Shirdi for the second time, Mhalsapathi understood Sai's divinity......More

BAYAJA BAI

  • BAYAJA BAI After arriving at Shiridi village, the house to which Sai Baba went first of all for begging belonged to Bayaja Bai. Bayaja Bai was a kind-hearted and tolerant philanthropist. Seeing Sai Baba at her door, her heart was filled with......More

TATYA KOTE

  • TATYA KOTE   Tatya Kote was Bayaja Bai's son. Sai Baba regarded him as a foster or god-brother. Tatya Kote held the highest position among Sai's devotees. He, too, served Sai Baba whole-heartedly just like his mother. In......More

LAXMI BAI SHINDE

  • LAXMI BAI SHINDE Laxmi Bai Shinde's name is recalled with great respect among all the devotees of Sai Baba, She, too, followed the foot-steps of Sai Baba throughout her life, just like other devotees. She was one of those devotees who......More

ABDUL BABA

  • ABDUL BABA Sai Baba worked as a 'bridge of love' between the Hindus and the Muslims. The Hindus perceived the image of Lord Rama and the Muslims perceived the Divine glow of Allah in Sai Baba. There was a Muslim devotee named Abdul.......More

MADHAV RAO DESHPANDE -SHAMA

  • MADHAV RAO DESHPANDE -SHAMA Madhavrao Deshpande was also a great scholar and worthy Brahmin just like Mhalsapathi, the Temple-Chief of Shirdi village. He had deep faith in Sai Baba. He soon came in the good books of Sai Baba by virtue of his......More

UPSASINI MAHARAJ

  • UPSASINI MAHARAJ Upasini Maharaj was one of the chief scholars of Shirdi and he was perhaps the best follower of Sai Baba. He was a great scholar of the religious scriptures. He came in contact with Sai Baba in 1911. After that, he became so......More

SHRI NANAVALLI

  • SHRI NANAVALLI The name of Shri Nanavalli is very significant and adorable, out of all the devotees of Sai Baba. Nanavalli looked after the routine work of Sai Baba and he performed his duty with perfect devotion. Once Nanavalli wished......More

YOG-SAMADHI OF SAI BABA

  • YOG-SAMADHI OF SAI BABA Once, before going to bed, Sai Baba was busy in the religious discussion with his disciple, Mhalsapathi. There was none else in the mosque at that time. Suddenly, Sai Baba said, in a gentle voice, "Will you do me......More

SAI BABA PROMISE TO BAYAJA BAI

  • SAI BABA PROMISE TO BAYAJA BAI Bayaja Bai was a dedicated devotee of Sai. She loved him more than her own son. Sai too loved and respected her more that he loved his mother. He addressed her as his mother. Bayaja Bai dedicated all her......More

PRE-MONITION OF SAI BABA DEATH

  • PRE-MONITION OF SAI BABA'S DEATH In 1910, a wealthy and well-known person of Nagpur, named Mr Booty Saheb, came to Shirdi to have an auspicious glimpse of Sai Baba He was so deeply impressed by Sai Baba's sermons and personality that......More

ANOTHER GIFT OF LIFE TO TATYA

  • ANOTHER GIFT OF LIFE TO TATYA An epidemic spread all over Shirdi in 1918. Consequently, many people passed away. Tatya too became a victim to that incurable disease. His body began to grow lean and thin. His eyes were sunken and he became......More

LONG TRANCE

  • LONG TRANCE Sai Baba had not been taking his meal for a long time. Although Sai Baba opposed fast yet nobody could understand the mystery of his abandoning food. His condition was getting from bad to worse, but none could summon up the......More

SAI BABA SERMONS

  • SAI BABA SERMONS According to Sai Baba, a person's devotion bears fruit only when the devotee desists himself/herself of vulgar obscenity and chants God's name with perfect trust and reverence. People's own passions-like lust,......More

SAI BABA SACRED ASSURANCES

  • SAI BABA SACRED ASSURANCES ·         Sai Baba assured all his followers that those devotees who had full faith and reverence for him, would always find their houses full of food-grains, and all......More

SAI BABA WORDS OF WISDOM

  • SAI BABA WORDS OF WISDOM "One who comes in Shirdi, will banish his worries." Sai Baba meant to say that the sorrows of the devotees who come to his Tomb at Shirdi with full devotion would disappear instantly. He himself would......More

MIRACLES OF SAI BABA

  • MIRACLES OF SAI BABA It was the Deepawali festival. Sai Baba gave his permission to his disciples to celebrate the festival. So, people started making elaborate preparations. Some people were decorating all the comers of the Dwarakamai......More

GLIMPSE OF MECCA AT SHIRDI

  • GLIMPSE OF MECCA AT SHIRDI A poor Muslim, named Noor Mohammad, was a dedicated devotee of Sai Baba. It was his daily routine to clean the premises of the Dwarakamai Mosque and serve all those visitors who used to attend the religious......More

SHIRDI PROTECTION THROUGH FLOUR

  • SHIRDI PROTECTION THROUGH FLOUR                         Once, cholera broke out at Shirdi. Many people died of this epidemic.......More

SECURITY OF THE BOY, KHARPARDE LIFE

  • SECURITY OF THE BOY, KHARPARDE LIFE Dadasaheb Kharparde was one of the trusted devotees of Sai Baba. He used to come to Shirdi along with his wife and son to see Sai Baba. Once, plague broke out in Shirdi. In those days, Kharparde along with......More

COME AND GO AT SAPS BID

  • COME AND GO AT SAPS BID There is a saying in Shirdi that the devotees come to Shirdi or depart from there at Sai Baba's will. Those who violate Sai Baba's dictates, invite misfortunes for them. Once it so happened, that an......More

RETURNING HUNGRY FROM THE DOOR

  • RETURNING HUNGRY FROM THE DOOR Babasaheb Tarkhand was one of the dedicated devotees of Sai Baba. Though he offered prayers to God daily, yet he had boundless reverence for Sai Baba. His wife and son were also the devotees of Sai Baba. One......More

FEED THE HUNGRY

  • FEED THE HUNGRY The preparations for lunch were going on in Shirdi. Mrs Tarkhand too was busy serving food in the plates just like other devotees. Suddenly, a dog happened to come there and seeing the meal, he began to bark. Mrs......More

SANDALWOOD PASTE ON FOREHEAD-A BONDAGE OF LOVE

  • SANDALWOOD PASTE ON FOREHEAD-A BONDAGE OF LOVE Sai Baba had a doctor devotee. He was well-known as a Doctor-Pundit. He had very deep devotion for Sai Baba. Sai Baba accommodated him with another devotee, named Dada Bhat Kelkar. At the......More

HAJI SIDDIQUE PHALKE

  • HAJI SIDDIQUE PHALKE                                    Once, Haji......More

SECURITY OF THE FEMALE BLACKSMITH SON

  • SECURITY OF THE FEMALE BLACKSMITH SON Sai Baba was sitting, as usual, beside his ceremonial 'smoke fire-place' (Dhooni). He was communicating with the people in the congregation. He was also dropping dry sticks into the fire-place.......More

BRING RED CLAY TO COLOUR CLOTHES

  • BRING RED CLAY TO COLOUR CLOTHES Pundit Mule Shastri was a Brahmin and he belonged to N asik. He was a dedicated disciple of the Saint Guru Gholap. He was a renowned scholar of all the religious scriptures. Once, he happened to meet the......More

BLESSING FOR A SON\'S BIRTH

  • BLESSING FOR A SON'S BIRTH Once a well-known merchant, named Ratan Shah, lived at Nanded. He possessed plenty of ornaments, countless cattle-heads and a lot of wealth. His business increased by leaps and bounds. But he was not proud of......More

TASTELESS TEA

  • TASTELESS TEA Das Ganu Maharaj was a committed disciple of Sai Baba. He spent most of his time in the devotional singing of Sai Baba. Once, he was singing the songs of Sai Baba's glory in the Kopineshwar Temple of Thane. At that time, a......More

NINE BALLS OF DUNG

  • NINE BALLS OF DUNG Once, Anant Rao Patankar of Pune came to Shirdi to see Sai Baba. He worshipped Sai Baba in a ceremonial way. He disclosed his heart before him and said, "Sai Nath, I have made a thorough study of the Vedas, the......More

THE VISION OF GOD OF KHANDOBA

  • THE VISION OF GOD OF KHANDOBA Sai Baba accorded equal treatment to the people of different castes, creeds, colours and countries. His doors were open to one and all. He exhorted every one to rise above his caste or creed. Consequently, Sai......More

THE SINCEREST REMEMBRANCE

  • THE SINCEREST REMEMBRANCE Laxmi Chand lived in Mumbai. Once, he saw a brilliant old man in his dream. Many devotees had surrounded the old man, as he looked like a faqir. For many days, Laxmi Chand thought about his dream but all in vain.......More

MYSTERY OF DISCRIMINATION

  • MYSTERY OF DISCRIMINATION Shankar Das and Ravi Lal were two fast friends. Once, they came to Shirdi to have a vision of Sai Baba. Both offered their ceremonial evening prayers with the lighted lamp to Sai Baba, in the Dwarakamai Temple. After the......More

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