Sai Baba, popularly known as Shirdi Sai Baba, Shirdi a tourist place in Maharashtra, India. Sai Baba was an Indian guru, yogi, and fakir who is respected by his devotees as a saint. Both Muslim and Hindu were among the dvotees of sai baba, even though there was a uncertainty about the Baba weather he was a Muslim or Hindu.
Sai Baba given importance to the surrender of devotees of the rue Sadguru or Murshad. Sai Baba is a very popular saint worshipped in India, as well as around the world. He never opted non-durable goods, things he always insisted upon self-realization. He skilled the peoples with morality of love, forgiveness, helping others, happiness, inner peace ( Atma Shanti ) and loyalty to God and Guru.
He gave no peculiarity on religion or caste. Sai Baba’s teaching was a mixture of Hinduism and Islam. He named with Hindu Name Dwarakamayi to the masjid (Mosque) where he lived in, followed Muslim rituals, learned the devotees using words and figures from both Hindu and Muslim traditions. One of his well known saying was, “Sabka Malik Ek” (“One God for all”). Sai also assured devotees ”Trust me, your desire shall be replied“. He always expressed “Allah Malik” (“God is King”)
Sai Baba admired to several saints as “my brothers”, especially the disciples of Akkalkot Sri Swami Samartha
Sai Baba always encouraged charity, and stressed the importance of contribution. Baba said: “No one can go anywhere, Unless there should be some Relation”
If any men or beggar comes to you, don’t drive them away disrespectfully, instead receive and treat them with due respect.
If you give wet to the thirsty, food to the hungry, costume to the naked, and your place to sit for strangers, certainly God will Happy.
If someone asks money from you and you are not prepared to give, don’t give, but remember that don’t shout at him like a dog. ”
Other beloved assurance of Baba was “Why you fear when I am Here”
Sai Baba’s 11 Assurances to his devotees
1. Whoever puts his feet on Soil of Shirdi, his worries would come to an end.
2. One who climbs steps of my Samadhi the sadness of that person would convert into a lot of joy and happiness,
3. Though I am no more in mortal human body, I shall be always active and forceful to protect my devotees.
4. trust me, and your prayer shall be Answered
5. In whatever faith you worship me, I do bless them.
6. You transmit your burden to me, Trust i always bear it.
7. If you seek my advice and help, it shall be given to you at once.
8. Knock the door it will open, Ask, you shall be granted.
9. Show me someone sought protection and turned away
10. I am ever living to help and guide all who come to me, who surrender to me and who seek refuge in me.
11. There shall be no want in the house of my devotees.
The important source about Sai baba’s life is the Shri Sai Satcharita, Marathi letreture, was written in 1916 by Govindrao Raghunath Dabholkar, Sai Baba named him as ’Hemadpant’. Consisting of 53 Adhyaya, it describes Sai Baba’s life, teachings, and miracles. This Charitra book compares Sai Baba’s love like with mother’s love: caring and loving, but reprimanding when required.
This book describes how to surrender one’s egoism at the feet of God and trust one’s guru. It explains God is supreme and His devotees should surrender him with love and trust. Sai Charitra teach us that God is universal and lives in all live things. Thus respect every thing with love that lives on the earth.
How to get Blessing of Sai Baba
Visit near by Sai Baba Temple, Light lamps, donate food ( Annadhan ) or do any good activities as per your ability and distribute the prasad to the poor. You have no temples nearby, Light lamps in a tray under Baba’s feet, offer with Sweet and fruits to Sai and distribute that as a prasad.
Behave with nature and always think good, speak Good – Sai Baba will be happy.
Do something you think so good like, Annadan, Distribute Sweets to Children, provide saree to needy women, do any seva in temple, helping the pilgrimage etc. by performing this you will make the God happy and Sai also.
Simply think good, act good. Never harm to any living. Control the anger and respect others always. Never speak bad about the people even if you don’t like them.
If you respect people around you and think positive, the Saibaba cleans away your previous births sins (karma) and bless with a happy life along with your near and dear
Put down all your worries, your problems in the feets of Sri Sai Baba. Ignore about what your friends and relatives think about your faith in Sai. You just love Sai whole hearty. Fill up your mind with Sai Sai and Sai , think in every moment with Sai, read and absorb Sai Charitra. This way when you fill your mind with Shirdi Sai’s thoughts , Sai will live in your own mind. What else you need more when the great saint who acquired all siddis with him lives in your own mind. Sai’s presence in your mind is the infinite power of healing. Sai Baba will bless you with peaceful Life and happy Health.