Happy MakarSankranti to All Devotee Readers
Well, devotee readers we have started mission of “Mahaparayan” for spreading “Saism” all over the world as Centenary MahaSamadhi Celebrations from Dusshera of 2017 i.e. September 30, 2017 and about 10,000 devotees have participated and many are following our structure and doing Mahaparayan at their own level. Lord Sai Baba has greatly blessed this small step of gratitude and thankfulness towards Him. Although each and every thought and its execution was planned by Him, He remained a witness, played His sweet Sports and showed that His Mercy is endless. He had skillfully arranged every moment for us and allowed us to be at His service. Since then many have experienced leelas beyond human intellect and we as His devotees are blessed to drink nectar.
Lord Baba has His own ways to get things done and how they take shape is always a mystery to normal humans. We encounter arguments to the ground of our devotion to Him, well, things are inexpiable but we know they are deeds of our Lord. He make things fall in place so smartly that we only feel blessed to be part of it and hence never fail to thank Him. Do we find enough words to thank Him for the Leela of construction of Samadhi Mandir while He was embodied? If that was not so, then where were we to go to worship Him today? He had perfect plan which was long term spreading to ages and generations. He gave a dream to two different devotees of His viz Shriman Buti and Shama. While Buti was contemplating on idea of making a Wada of his own in Shirdi, one day when he was sleeping in Dixit Wada, Lord Baba appeared in his dream just to order him to construct a Wada with a temple. He was multi-millionaire and thus this task was not difficult for him so directly getting ideas from Lord Baba confirmed his intention. Lord Baba even appeared in dream of Shama and order the same. Question is why He gave same dream to two different persons. Shama was His pet devotee and through him, Lord Baba gave a confirmed order of His wish of Wada to be constructed. No doubt Lord Baba was God Himself and walked down to earth to give solace to many a suffering souls. He laid foundation of many paths treading on which souls of Kaliyug can look upon to and pray while He was alive. Even after that He is ever active from His Samadhi answering prayers of lakhs of devotees. The method of devotion which He suggested to His devotees are very simple. People of today are running for life sustenance and its difficult to adhere to hard and fast rules of worship. He has laid simplest method of “Naam Jaap” (continuous chanting of His name or any Lord’s name) the basic form of worship, yet very powerful, which can be done while taking care of worldly responsibilities.
It is always experienced by devotees of Lord Sai Baba that He arranges everything at every juncture if a devotee wills to be at His service. Outwardly it seems that the devotee is serving Him but when asked to the devotee he utters, Everything is done by Baba, I haven’t done anything. In fact this service is for betterment of devotee only. Coming to the narration of dream incident of Shri Sai Satcharitra, when Lord Baba was in flesh and body He had the power to appear in dream of two persons, do you think that He can do this even in spirit? Definitely yes and see how He has done. He did not appear in dream of two persons, He gave direct instructions to start Naam Jaap on global level not just to two persons but more than two and that too in waking states. Isnt it a sheer Leela of this Lord to cleanse our bad karma. Almost in every chapter of Shri Sai Satcharitra, Lord Baba has said to chant name of Lord, Hari, Sai, etc in His own ways. But we forget this easiest Sadhna and give room to misunderstandings that we have not worshiped Him in proper way and thus our prayers are not answered.
We usually keep on procrastinating complete surrender and then blame Him for bad consequences. In fact He is witness to everything and He has always explained us cycle of Karma from which no one can escape. Now a days “Mere Sai” show is being telecasted on Sony Entertainment Television. Quoting an instance from it, Lord Baba has thrown a stone on a girl named “Moni” to bring her power to speak which hit her head and she was unconscious the whole night. However she recovered her speaking capacity as the stone thrown was a blessing in disguise. A few episodes later, opponents of Lord Baba threw stone at Him when He was eating food served by BaijaMa. She instantly tore edge of her sari and bandaged Him. When Jhipri (whom He calls Laxmi) asks what happened to Him, He said with a smile,”Karam Ka Phal Mila”. So if Lord Baba is not spared from this Karam Fal how are we going to get out of it. There’s our trust behind this, “If Lord Baba is with us, the impact of our bad Karma is less and He suffers for His devotees. Let’s contemplate on this belief and take name of Lord. Just as we put into practice MahaParayan thought, this thought of Naam Jaap also was inspired by Him to many of His chosen devotees. The Leelas which He did are just so amazing, which they themselves would be narrating in subsequent posts. Do visit us daily to read interesting Leelas of Lord Baba in framing Naam Jaap Venture.
Hetal Patil Rawat
Sai Ki Deewani
Next Post in this series: The First Indication for Naam Jaap to Sai Devotee Rakhi
P.S. We are receiving emails, comments, SMS’s, Whatsappp messages from devotee readers, members of MahaParayan, asking how to join Naam Jaap group, we request you all to give us some time to reveal everything. These are series of posts where we have highlighted how Lord Baba has Himself inspired this Spiritual Venture. Naam Jaap process and its execution will soon be announced. Till then kindly assimilate messages related to Naam Jaap. “Shraddha” “Saburi” are key virtues valuable to Lord Baba.