I opened the curtain of my room at Hotel Jivanta, a fresh new hotel in Shirdi. Probably I am the first guest in that room. I am here for the inauguration of Madhuban Restaurant as well as Ahimsa Vegan Restaurant. Dawn is breaking. I am late to rise. I was late to go to bed … Continue reading A Day in Shirdi with an Avadhoota
Sai and "I" There is nothing apart from Sai. I cannot be separate from Sai. You cannot be separate from Sai either. Sai is pure consciousness. Sai cannot be contained in a form, any form. I must write this from the angle of an ordinary humble devotee of Bhagawan Shree Shirdi Sai Baba. Baba is … Continue reading Sai and “I” – Shirdi Sai Baba
A Dream to Ponder David woke up from a beautiful, profound dream. It was, in a way, both elevating and disturbing. He saw himself as a boy, along with his grandfather who is no more, strolling down on the banks of a river. It was evening. Sun was turning red. Birds were flying home after a … Continue reading Beautiful Minds
Seek NOTHING....YOU ARE THAT!!! It was a rainy day morning in 2004. Rain-drenched trees and grass looked fresh and serene, in the shy, peeping sun. I was observing the divine glory of the nature, in silence. The communion was overwhelming. Nature was at its best. Soon, a small car pulled up and "Cathy" broke the … Continue reading Seek Nothing!
Sai Baba lived a simple life, in a dilapidated mosque. He used the same set of clothes till it became obscenely torn and useless. He never cared for fancy clothes, which was always available, as his popularity rose. Many people brought many goodies to Baba. He immediately distributed them to who ever was around at … Continue reading Great Masters – Shirdi Sai Baba – Part 2
Thus Spake Sai Baba of Shirdi Allah is the protector of the poor. There is nothing besides Him. Look at me and I will look to you. Trust the Guru fully. That is the only sadhana. Guru is all the Gods. Sit quiet. I will do the needful.I will take you to the goal. I … Continue reading Tribute to Shirdi Sai Baba
Nobody knows where He came from. Everybody knows that He is still very much Alive and Omnipresent. He answers to people's calls. He still appears in physical form. He instantaneously grants boons and blessings. He conveys messages through dreams as well as through various mouths of His. A true master of masters. Words cannot justifiably … Continue reading Great Masters – Shirdi Sai Baba