After reading and posting many experiences, it was my question to Sai Baba that why He does not come frequently in my dreams? This was common in my early days of devotion in the year 2006, but why now it is not so? Now i realise today that there was no such need. Today when i need Sai Baba's presence and more of His blessings, He gave me few dreams which carry deep meanings but i am unable to understand. Dear Sai Readers, i am sharing all three dreams here and request you all to present your views regarding those dreams in the comment box below.
- First dream before my wedding:
One of fortunate Sai devotees in my neighbour-hood have beautiful idol of Sai Baba and they perform all rituals in very devoted way. Their simple way of devotion touches everyone's heart who visit there. Since it is near to my place i used to visit there often and take part in arti before wedding. Before one month of wedding, invitation cards were being distributed and every time i saw invitation card, i used to wonder if Sai Baba would come to my wedding or not. No doubt many such cases are seen and i was confident that Sai Baba would certainly come to attend my wedding, but my faith was surrounded by doubts in my deep heart.
One night i had a dream, i has been for arti in at that same place. We finished arti and i saw idol of Sai Baba (Baba itself!!!) opening His eyes.
I asked Baba, "Baba Ap So Rahe The Kya (Were You sleeping Baba)?"
Baba answered, "Ha Beti Ankh Lag Gayi Thi (Yes child, i took a nap)".
We all just chanted arti of Baba i.e. "Arti Sai Baba Soukhya Daataar Jiva".
So Baba asked, "Why did you not sing 'Shirdi Maze Pandharpur' In vain is your arti?"I agreed and then questioned Baba, "Baba, why dont You come to my home?"
I answered, "Yes Baba i missed it".
Baba then replied, "You recite this hymn now onwards"
Baba replied, "Yes I will come, you proceed, I will follow you soon".
As per Baba's instructions, i found myself at my home sitting with my brother in living room. Soon i saw Baba coming and He stood near gate and waiting for being noticed. I immediately noticed Baba as i was eagerly waiting for Him.
I said my brother, "Shashank, go open the gate, Baba has come, He is waiting". And then, i found Him sitting on the same place where we were previously seated and we all (my parents, brother and myself) were quite busy in wedding preparations. Baba was observing what all was going in front of Him. While we all were busy in our own works, Baba was seated at our home just unnoticed!!!
Thus the dream ended but it taught me to chant the hymn and to my surprise though i never bothered to recite it, i knew it by heart and i could sing it without referring Arti book!!!
- Second dream ( OR A Dreadful Incident) After My Wedding:
Yes, it was really dreadful. I cannot judge even today whether it was a dream or any dreadful incident.
On July 31, 2010, i was taking noon nap. Suddenly i felt a jerk in my body. It seems that my body was freezing and i could not even move. I tried to shook to my husband and wake him up, but i could'nt. Even i tried to speak, but failed. Then i remembered my mother, uttered "Mummy mummy" three times and then i thought in dream that how can i call my mother to help me. She is very far now and can't run to help me. It is foolish of me to think so. Suddenly i remembered Mother Sai and spoke up, "Baba" and that too only once. The moment Baba's name was uttered i was liberated. Me and my body were back to normal.
Only one cry of despair made Baba run to me and took me out of that dreadful situation. Ah! Baba You are truely Mother of all.
When i shared this dream to my mother, she replied that now that she can't be everywhere and anywhere whenever i need her, Babaji has taken that charge and i must remember Him in the first place itself.
- Third Frightening Dream :
This dream occurred to me on August 12, 2010. The same day i had been to my mother's place and asked her to give me Baba's Sacred Neem Leaf to keep it in shrine at my home. She agreed, but in evening when i left, we both forgot about it. At night before sleeping i suddenly remembered that i forgot to take Neem leaf. I thought, "I can take it on another visit, so it was not a big issue".
After midnight, i saw the following dream:
I had been to an unknown lady's place. The lady was fat and she had a small girl in her lap. She was talking to me. Suddenly whilst the talks, she got up, unrolled a roll of long and old paper and out came Baba's Sacred Dry Neem Leaf. The leaf was very different. It had dried up but the fact that it has small thin red coloured outline put me in thinking state. More than that, i asked for another one for my hubby. She replied, "It is the last one, dear". I was disappointed and started thinking why i got the leaf and my hubby did not though he was seated adjacent to me. While thinking so, i saw him. And Lo! I saw Sai Babaji sitting besides him. The form of Baba was really divine. As we have usually seen Him in dirty white clothes, His form in dream was just opposite. He was in white clean clothes and light was seen behind His head.
Baba then said, "Ye Sab To Mithyaa Hai (All this is mere illusion)".Baba was much pleased with my answer and He smiled looking at me. Suddenly, then, Baba disappeared and in His place there was bright light. Then different persons started replacing the light. The persons changed themselves so quickly that i could not recognize anyone. I guess there were few persons whom i already know but could not remember any face except one. There was an ugly old man with his hair flowing down towards his shoulders till his chest. He frightened me. But in dream i was very much joyous to have Baba's darshan and was dancing with happy cries of "Baba Baba". In reailty i was crying "Baba, Baba" and this awakened me and my husband too. When i recalled the dream, i remembered the old man and he left a dreadful impression on my mind.
I replied, "Ha Baba, Ek Ap Hi Sach Ho (Yes, You are the Only Truth)".
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