Shirdi Sai Baba’s Teachings : pt2

“There will never be any dearth or scarcity, regarding food and clothes, in any devotees’ homes. It is my special characteristic, that I always look to, and provide, for the welfare of those devotees, who worship Me whole-heartedly with their minds ever fixed on Me. Lord Krishna has also said the same in the Gita….

Shirdi Sai Baba’s Teachings : pt1

Dear readers, Shirdi Sai Baba had the unique way of imparting spiritual teachings to his ardent devotees. His teachings were knowingly given against the backdrop of a practical experience, a specific event or a divine blessing. If he wanted someone to see the presence of venerable life in all creatures, he would impart that teaching…

Punya Protects You Everytime

Doubt vs Faith The unfortunate fact about most of us is that as most educated minds are fed on the Cartesian principle of doubting everything, the logician’s axiom about insufficiency of individual cases to prove universal propositions and other similar doubts crop up over and over again. When 150 experiences of Baba’s help had been…

Gateway to Eternity – Shraddha and Saburi

Shirdi Sai Baba was the personification of Unity of God, Divine Love and Brotherhood of Man. He was against all barriers of caste, creed and religion against all persecution based on caste or religious orthodoxy. In his personal spiritual practice, Sai Baba observed both the Hindu and Muslim worship procedures. that was most prevalent then….

Sadguru Upasni Maharaj of Sakori

Born in a Hindu Brahmin family at Satana near Nasik on 15th May 1870, Kashinath became Sadguru Upasni Maharaj with the divine grace of Shri Sadguru Narayan Maharaj of Kedgaon and Shri Sadguru Sai Baba of Shirdi. His father was Govind Shastri and mother Rukhminibai. His grandfather Gopal Shastri was a learned Pundit or a…

Param Poojya Shri. K. J. Bhishma

A Sanskrit scripture proclaim “Shateshu Jaayate Shooraha, Sahasreshucha Panditaha” meaning “Among hundred people who take birth, only one will be born as a Warrior and Among thousand people who take birth, only one will be born as a Pandit (Learned Person)”. Shri.Swami Krishnanand (Krishnarao Jageshwar Bhishma) was born like that one in thousands of Pandits….

Madhavrao Wamanrao Adkar (5/9/20-143rd Birth Anniversary)

Shri.Madhavarao Adkar is very popular and stands out amongst Sai Mahabhaktas. He spent most part of his life in the divine presence of Shri Sai Baba. The credit of writing the World famous Aarti of Shri Sai Baba “Aarti Sai Baba Saukhyadaatara Jeeva……” goes to him. He wrote this Aarti with the Grace, total inspiration…

श्री साई ज्ञानेश्वरी – भाग 11

श्री सदगुरू साईनाथाय नमःअथ श्री साई ज्ञानेश्वरी पंचम: अध्याय: | | श्री साई ज्ञानेश्वरी का पंचम अध्याय ‘भगवदप्राप्ति’ है।भगवद्‌प्राप्ति का अभिप्राय है—आत्मा में परम-तत्व का अनुभव करना |यह असीम भगवद्भक्ति का फल है। भगवद्प्राप्ति कठिन है, असंभव नहीं |सद्‌गुरू भगवद्प्राप्ति की युक्ति जानते हैं,वे सिर्फ योग्य भक्त को इसका तरीका बताते हैं।सद्गुरू के आशीर्वाद से…

श्री साई ज्ञानेश्वरी – भाग 7

|| श्री सदगुरू साईनाथाय नम: ।।।। द्वितीय: अध्याय – कर्म| | बाबा ने चांदोरकर से कहा– “हे नाना! अब में तुम्हें बद्धस्थिति के लक्षण बताता हूँ. भव-भव के बंधन कैसे बंधते हैं, इसके बारे में बताता हूँ। मन को एकाग्र करो और ध्यानपूर्वक सुनो । जो धर्म-अधर्म को नहीं जानता, ईश्वर कौन है और उसकी…

Teachings of Sai-Baba – Shower of Ambrosia, pt2

Shirdi Sai Baba was an epitome of Unity of God, Divine Love and Brotherhood of Man. He was against all barriers of caste, creed and religion against all persecution based on caste or religious orthodoxy. In his personal spiritual practice, Sai Baba observed both the Hindu and Muslim worship procedures. that was most prevalent then….

ऊँ श्री साईनाथाय नमः।

ऊँ साई राम। दर्शन तेरा लाखों भक्तों ने है पाया । खूशबू तेरी महिमा की उदी ने है फैलाई ।। 1 भक्ति-ज्ञान रस है कैसा क्या कहूँ मैं। है ये चीज़ अलग सी जो तुमने मुझे पिलाई।। 2 लाखों भक्त आते हैं अपनी इच्छा लेकर। जो सत्तिच्छा है उसे पूर्ण किया है तूने साई।। 3…

श्री साई ज्ञानेश्वरी – भाग 3

|| श्री सदगुरू साईनाथाय नम: ।।।। ज्ञान – प्रथम: अध्याय || इस संसार में किसी के पास तेज गति से चलने के लिए गाड़ी है, तो किसी के पास रहने के लिए आलीशान मकान है। किसी के पास जाड़े की रात बिताने के लिए पर्याप्त वस्त्र नहींतो किसी को कपड़ों के अभाव में निर्वस्त्र ही…

श्री साईं ज्ञानेश्वरी : भाग 2

भाग 2 वंदना गणनायक गणराज तुम, कहते तुम्हे गणेश | प्रथम वंदना आपको, किरपा करो अशेष || (विनायक) लिखते हैं जब ग्रंथ को, करके तुमको याद | मंगल सरिता काव्य की, करती कल-कल नाद।। (विनायक) माँ! तेरे आशीष से, वीणा में झंकार | वाणी का वरदान दो, गूँजे स्वर के तार।। (शारदे) बसकर मानस में…

What is the meaning of Shraddha and Saburi?

SHRADDHA It is difficult to translate Shraddha into English. The closest words which come to mind are – faith, belief, trust, or confidence in a person. When Sai-Baba advised us to have Shraddha; what He meant was to trust and believe in Baba being the boat that can help sail us across the ocean of…

We Are Out Of Oil

SaiRam dear friends, you must have read this story or event from the life of Baba for sure. However, it is always an amazing experience to read again and learn something new. Hope the story provides us with new learning & insights. The Maharaj used to go round and get oil from the grocers, with…

Sai Baba’s Sermons: part 2

After a few days Chandorkar Nana came to Shirdi again, he prostrated in front of Baba and clasped his feet. ‘Baba, please teach me what you promised to teach the last time I came here.’ Baba was pleased with Nana’s eagerness to learn. He said: Pay careful heed to my words. The destruction of the…

A lawsuit for Appa

Appa Kulkarni of Shirdi was a great devotee of Sai Baba. He was once charged with embezzling government money, maybe because of his past karma. God alone knew whether the charges were true or false but people started whispering that Appa was a cheat. Appa was scared that he might be taken to court and…

Bayaja Bai Ma

The moment Baba saw Bayaja Bai, he said, “She has been my sister for the last seven births”. When she met Baba as a young lad sitting under the neem tree, the parental feelings took her over as if Sai-Baba was her son. Mrs. Bayaja Patil showered love and cared for young Baba who abruptly…

Sainath – Our Saviour

The soil of Shirdi was blessed The advent of Lord Sai it witnessed He incarnated to eradicate the miseries of the human race And shower on them His Divine Love and Grace. Sai answered prayers and fulfilled the desires of mankind Their Spiritual Upliftment was always in His mind. He had respect all faiths and…

Shirdi Sai Devotee – Sri Narayan Asram

Sri Narayan Asram. Dady Agiary St., BOMBAY. Sanyasi and Disciple Of Vedasrama Swami (Taraka Mutt, Durgaghat, Kashi), Residing At Vaman Muth, Gangapuri Wai, (Satara District), Aged 58, 23rd SEPT. 1936 I knew Sai Baba, i.e., heard the name and the greatness of Sai Baba in 1910 from Das Ganu Maharaj’s kirtana. I asked him, “Is…

Sai Saburi Magazine Volume 6 : January 2020 Edition

Sai Ram dear friends, you may find below the latest edition of the spiritual magazine – Sai Saburi for the month of January 2020. Dedicated to spirituality and all the Gurus of the world, this volume will provide food for the seeking souls. May you all be happier, prosperous & peaceful in the times ahead….

Abdul : Baba’s devotee

Abdul : son of Sultan of Nanded in Khandesh, Aged about 65, Mussulman, residing at Shirdi 8th December, 1936 I came to Shirdi 45 years ago (1889) from Nanded on the banks of Tapti. I was under the care of Fakir Amiruddin of Nanded. Sai Baba appeared in the dream of that Fakir and delivering…

Abdullah Jan : Sai Baba’s devotee

Originally Of Tarbella, Hazara District, Near Peshawar, Muhammadan, Pathan, Living For Years At Korhale Near Sakori, Aged 40, Shirdi, 5th November, 1936. I had left Tarbella when I was quite a boy. I had none to support me and I wished to go abroad and see Mecca, etc. So I travelled down south to Manmad….

Chandrabai : Baba’s Devotee

Chandrabai: aged 66, wife of late Ramachandra Borkar, Ville Parle, 1936. I am a worshipper of Sai Baba for the last 44 years or so. Blessed & fortunate to see Baba for first time at Shirdi 20 years before his Mahasamadhi. I still retain a good quantity of the udhi which he gave me each…

Shirdi Sai Baba’s Ardent Devotee – Shivammataayee

Born on 16-5-1891 in a village called VELLAI KINARU near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. About herself as narrated by Raajamma/ShivammaThayee:- Her uncle (father’s elder brother) Thangavel Gounder brought Shirdi Sai Baba to a village near Pollachi in the year 1906 (In Sai Satcharithra, we were told that Baba never really went outside Shirdi & its nearby villages….

Radhakrishna Mayee

Original name of Radhakrishna Mai was Sundari Bai Kshirsagar. In 1899 A.D. Sundari Bai Kshirasagar turned 17 years of age and she got married to one Sri.Daithankar and was hence called by the name “Sundari Bai Dahitankar”. Due to fate, the husband of Sundaribai Kshirsagar passed away on the eighth day of the marriage. This…

New Promise for The New Year

With the advent of the New Year, most of us introspect about the lessons learnt from the past and the path to be traversed for becoming a better human being through constant physical, mental and spiritual growth. We analyse our shortcomings and visualise means to overcome them and contribute our best for the upliftment of…

Surrender to the Guru -The Stairway to Salvation

There is a complete identity between the Guru and truth. There is no truth apart from the Guru. With complete faith, devotion and surrender to the Guru path of truth and self-realisation. It is said that the divine Guru, by the application of the collyrium of knowledge, opens the eyes of one blinded by the…

Abode of Tranquility and Spirituality

The village of Shirdi was a remote unknown place By its destiny, fortune and Divine Grace. The advent of Mother Sai it witnessed By the touch of His Lotus Feet its soil was blessed. Sai inculcated in us the virtues of Shraddha and Saburi And to accept all situations without fear and fury. He taught…

O Christmas Tree

This morning I was idly watching the TV news when on screen came a very large, tall fir tree. The reporter said that the Christmas tree for Rockefeller Center in New York City was about to be cut down. I felt unexpectedly distressed and quickly changed the channel, as if a human beheading were about…

Love, What It Is

If you have read the book “the road less travelled”, you must have read the chapter on love by Scott Peck. His definition of love is very beautiful. What does love mean according to him? Love is not a feeling; it is an activity and an investment. Love is the will or desire to extend…

Saburi : Hindi Poem

साई का आशीर्वाद हूँ मैं सबुरी नामक एक वरदान हूँ मैं | गहन निशा में कहीं दूर नजर आती चमकीली आशा की रश्मि हूँ मैं | अनंत समय के गवाह ध्रुव तारे की तरह अविनाशी अविस्मृत सत्य हूँ मैं | कभी मूर्त और संगठित और कभी मृग तृष्णा की तरह अक्सर तुम्हारे विचारों में व्याप्त…

Can Tea without sugar take you to Shirdi?

Dasganu was once performing his Kirtan and singing the glory of Sai Baba, in the Koupineshwar temple in Thana. One Mr. Cholkar, a poor man serving as a candidate in the Civil Courts in Thana, was amongst the audience. He heard Dasganu’s Kirtan most attentively and was much moved. He there and then mentally bowed…

Offer your talents to Sai-Baba

Dear friends of Sai-Family, Are you looking for an opportunity to offer your talents to Sai Baba. Saisaburi.org is providing opportunities to interested people to offer their service/talent to Baba in below ways: Sai-Saburi Magazine design & layout: As you know SAI-SABURI is our free magazine and is slowly becoming popular and part of lives…

See ME in 1926

Shirdi Sai Baba conferred His grace abundantly to everyone who sought His grace with purity of heart and selfless devotion. Mataji Krishna Priya was one such a devotee. She lived in Nagpur and she used to worship Krishna and considered Shirdi Sai Baba as another form of Krishna. She frequently visited Shirdi to seek Baba’s…

DOOR LOCKED : Story from Sai Satcharitra

Mr. Ramachandra Atmaran alias Babasaheb Tarkhad, formerly a Prarthana-Samajist, was a staunch devotee of Sai Baba. His wife and son loved Baba equally or perhaps more. It was once proposed that Master Tarkhad should go with his mother to Shirdi and spend his May vacation there. But the son was unwilling to go. He thought…

What is in your heart ?

Once upon a time, there were two friends. One day they were going along a street when they saw some people listening to a reading of the Bhagavata Katha. “Come, friend,” said the one to the other, “let us hear the sacred book.” So saying he went in and sat down. The second man peeped…

Was it Baba who came to my rescue?

I am sharing my experience about how lovely and great it is to be a devotee of Shree Sai Baba. In the first week of September 2018, I went to char dham along with my parents, family and friends. While going to Yamunotri, we all were quite excited.  We were a party of twelve people….

Compassionate Old Sage

This is an amazing experience received from “Rosemarie Mettel” on our facebook page. I had sent him/her a friend request so that he/she could create a user account on our website and post it himself/herself. However, after several months, I did not get response from the author and I finally decided to post it here….

ANGELS

Here’s a short story readers may enjoy. At the same time be ‘amazed’ at how those in higher levels do work together for the betterment of us here on earth. Back in 2012 while sitting in meditation I was given a most incredibly beautiful vision. My inner-eye immediately opened with great clarity in seeing empty…

God’s or Baba’s Compassion

I was invited to sit with a group of people in a friend’s home one night back in 1993 (satsang). The meeting was to hold a talk on Sathya Sai Baba, One of the main topics was to discuss in-depth that of his healing miracles. Sitting in the group was a woman with advanced lung…

Swami Answers A Cry for Help !

I will never forget the interview we had with Sathya Sai Baba along with an Indian family back in 2004 when in Prashanti Nilayam. Swami called my brother and me in for an interview along with an Indian family. The family consisted of husband and wife, their son who would have been in his twenties,…

My Son merged with Sai Baba

A mother pours her heart out how she found solace by understanding Baba’s messages in her life. It is a little longer than a usual article. A blessing to read this. The hit and run accident and on the spot passing over of my 18-year-old son, Ritik (Honey) on the year 2007 valentine’s day at…

Conversation with Shirdi Sai Baba

Sai Baba of Shirdi did not write any books. All that is available to us is records of a number of conversations between him and his devotees preserved in various biographical accounts. The following is a conversation which a devotee, Nana Govind Chandorkar, a Deputy Collector who was a traditionally well read orthodox person, had…

Shirdi Sai Baba Visits Dubai

Mr. Vasu Shroff, an industrialist is a devotee of Baba. In the year of 2002, he had gone to Shirdi and prayed to Baba asking him as to when He was coming to Dubai. When he opened his eyes, he saw a piece of paper on his lap. It said, “I will come on the…

Alongwith Sai

I want to share my experience to show that God is always with us to support and show us the way. Be patient and have faith in God, everything will be good over time. When we came to Canada , it was peak recession time. Almost everyone around was losing the jobs they had. And…

Sai Saburi Magazine : Vol 1

You can click on below picture to go to the web-page hosting magazine. The magazine can be read on the web-page or you could download by clicking the download link on the web-page.

Baba Fed Sumptuously, HOW?

Once, Mrs. Tarkhad from Mumbai was staying in a certain house in Shirdi. At noon, meals were ready and were being served, when a hungry dog turned up there and began to bark. Mrs. Tarkhad got up at once and threw a piece of bread which the dog gulped with great relish! In the afternoon,…

Sainath Does Not Leave His Devotees

I don’t remember the exact year; it happened 10 or 13 years ago. I was studying Engineering in Bengaluru. One night, Sri Sainath appeared in my dream. Perhaps it was more a trance than a dream. Even today I can vividly recall Sri Sainath as He was in that dream..six feet tall, in a bright…

Maitreya

I would like to share two wonderful experiences that occurred on separate occasions while in meditation. The first was on the 4th of June 2015 and the second was on the 7th June 2015. But first, and just briefly, I would like to mention “St. Michael“, better known as Archangel Michael. My first encounter with…

Swami

There it is, that orange speck, In the distance, stretch your neck. Oh the people, so many, so vast, But yes, we are here at last. Oh I pray, will we ever meet? If only I can touch His Golden Feet. Swami, He knows everyone of us, No matter where we are, Whether we travel…

My Loving Lord

I believe there comes a time in everyone’s life, eventually; it prompts them in one way or another to talk about the experiences given them, whether they be spiritual or of a supernatural occurrence. The experiences I have encountered from a very young age, rarely have I ever uncovered them to others but only to…

The Prankster

As always, I document my experiences as soon as possible so as to not forget anything. This experience, or should I say “Leela”, occurred on Tuesday the 22nd of May 2018 at 5:40 pm. I went to my bedroom and closed the door so I could lay on my bed and talk to a friend…

Baba Instructed Me

Dear readers, wanted to share an experience of Baba’s blessing to me. This experience happened about 10 years ago when I was studying Engineering in Bangalore. As soon as my final year of the degree started, I started worrying about the final-year project & job placement. I deeply wished to get an opportunity to complete…

Sai Baba in my Dreams

Crushing the fear For a long time in my life, I suffered from nightmares. These nightmares had a common theme. I used to see a dark figure which would show up in my ancestral home; either in the vacant land available or the unused cow-shed (cows were there as long as my grandmother was there…

Saimaa came

It was on Tuesday 4th June 2019 around 12.30 pm, a miracle that I will always cherish in my life. I had visited Shirdi with my daughter, uncle and aunty on Monday. Despite the heavy pouring crowd of devotees, Sai took care of us like always and we got a splendid darshan. Each time I…

A great King, Yayati

A great king, Yayati, was going to die. Death came…. It is an ancient story; in those days things were simple and the other world was not so far away. Death came and knocked on the door. Yayati opened the door and he said, ”What? I have lived for only a hundred years, and here…

Baba’s miracle – my son!

By: Nidhi Mehra I am living this life just because of my Sai Baba. I had always only heard about Bba’s miracles, but today I can happily say that I have also seen Sai’s miracle and got HIS blessings – as my Son! ? I got married in Nov 2004, was living happily like all…

SHOWERS OF AMBROSIA AT SHIRDI

Once Shirdi was indeed a remote location Where farming was the main vocation. Soon there came a surprise It became a holy paradise It witnessed the Advent of the Divine The name of Sai shall always shine. His ways and miracles created a curiosity How lamps without oil were lit by the Universal Luminosity. He…

SAI – THE ETERNAL CHARIOTEER

SAI – THE ETERNAL CHARIOTEER Sai is the Inner Ruler of all Creation, He is always with us in any situation,  Removing the cobwebs of bondage, To encrypt His Name on Life’s Page. His ways are mysterious, His concern for mankind is serious, His incredible lessons are a boon, In taming our ego to free…

Nana talks to Baba

The following is a conversation which a devotee, Nana Govind Chandorkar, a Deputy Collector who was a traditionally well read orthodox person, had with Shirdi Sai Baba. Nana: Baba, I am fed up with this samsra. It is only nissara (that is without content). Please help me cut the bonds which bind me to it….

Swami Somadeva’s Aversion

Bhaiji, brother of Kakasaheb Dixit was staying at Nagpur. When he had gone to the Himalayas in 1906, he made an acquaintance with one Somadeva Swami of Haradwar at Uttar-Kashi down the Gangotri Valley. Both took down each other’s names in their diaries. Five years afterwards, Somadeva Swami came to Nagpur and was Bhaiji’s guest….

Maid Servant demonstrates meaning of Upanishad

Das Ganu once started to write a commentary on the Ishavasya Upanishad. He translated it verse by verse into the Marathi language. But he did not comprehend the gist of it and so was not satisfied with his performance. He, therefore, consulted some learned men regarding his doubts and difficulties and discussed with them at…

Sai-Baba’s story by Osho

It happened: One of the most beautiful persons of this past century was Sai Baba of Shirdi. He had a friend and a follower. Sai Baba was a Mohammedan. Or no one knows whether he was a Mohammedan or a Hindu, but he lived in a mosque, so it was believed he was a Mohammedan….

Suicide Thwarted

Mr. Gopal Narayan Ambadekar of Poona was a devotee of Baba. He served for ten years in the Abkari department, from where he had to retire. He tried to get some other job, but he did not succeed. He was overtaken by other calamities and his condition grew from bad to worse. He passed 7…

Sai Baba’s mercy on Bhimaji Patil

One Bhimaji Patil of Narayanagaon, Taluka Junnar, Dist. Poona, suffered in the year 1909 A.D. from a severe and chronic chest-disease which ultimately developed into Tuberculosis. He tried all sorts of pathos (remedies), but to no effect. Losing all hopes, he ultimately prayed to God – “Oh Lord Narayana, help me now”. It is a…

Sai Baba’s teachings

If you are wealthy, be humble. Plants bend when they bear fruit. Spend money in charity; be generous and munificent but not extravagant. Whatever creature comes to you, human or otherwise, treat it with consideration. See the divine in the human being. There is a wall of separation between oneself and othersand between you and…

The Cure and the Confirmation

How Baba proved to Mr. Dixit that He is same Shirdi Sai come again Mr. M S Dixit had the unique privilege of seeing Shirdi Sai Baba when he visited Shirdi in 1909 as a young lad and later Sri Sathya Sai Baba in 1961 when he was past sixty. Here’s how he realised that…

Faith secures passing grade

There lived Tendulkar family in Bandra, a suburb of Bombay. All the members of the family were devoted to Shirdi Sai Baba. The son of the family was studying hard day and night and wanted to appear for the medical examination. He consulted some astrologers. Examining his horoscope, they told him that the stars were…

Sai Baba: the guiding light

What is so unique about Baba that almost everyone is drawn to him the moment one knows about Baba and his life events. At the outset, it is the name itself which registers immediately in our minds. Baba or father is so much closer to the heart than any other name. Remembering Baba is like…