leela in which baba blessed a devotee with prosperity by blessing
him with a Photo of Baba :
This is the 3rd sai leela you will be reading related to sai baba
photos and this purticular incident i read is an example of how
sai baba blessed his devotees with prosperity by blessing them with
his own photos and paintings.
Artist drawing a sketch portrait
of Sai baba and Baba gifting the photo saying "Everything of
yours will become Gold "
It was only after 1914 that sai baba allowed his devotees to make
paintings and take photographs of him. This incident explains it
In the year 1914 an Artist named M. Ramakrishna Rao of Bombay came
to Shirdi and made a sketch potrait of Baba on 7.6.1914.It was an
painting. Dixit, Kaka Mahajani and every devotee who saw the drawing
admired it and liked it a lot.All the devotees
knew that Sai Baba would get angry if he saw someone has made a
painting of him. So they decided to keep it in the Dwarakamai and
covered it with a white cloth. They felt when Sai baba is
in good mood, they can show it to him .
The Noon Arati was peaceful ...After the Arati Sai Baba was
smiling, so Shama said "Deva this Artist has
made a sketch drawing of You, we would like You to see it".
Even before he could complete His sentence Sai Baba roared "Where
is the photo? Bring it before Me. Why are they making My photo?
Bring it at once".
The devotees brought the portrait and placed it before Sai Baba.
Rolling His eyes Sai took his satka and was about to strike the
painting. After few seconds Baba calmed down.
Shama asked "Deva what is to be done with the photo?"
.The devotees watching all this in dwarakamai were silent and wondering
what sai is going to do.
Sai Baba looked in all four directions and at every devotee standing
there... A devotee whom baba loved a lot , Chottu Bhaya was standing
next to Baba. Baba called him affectionately and
softly said "Take this photo home, everything
of yours will become gold".
The drawing is 2 1/2 and 3 ½. . Chottu Bhayya took the drawing
to his house and did pooja everyday.
Friends...Thats the leela of sai baba where he really was angry
with an artist since he drew his picture but sai would have felt
there will be millions of devotees in the years to come who must
be blessed by him through paintings, statues and photographs.So
sai allowed these things. Again i want to stress, saibaba photos
and statues are just an external force to help you realize the sai
who lives in your heart.
Hope you admired the photography
and got inspiration to do Pooja for Saibaba photos regularly :
By the grace of goddess Koothanur Saraswathi, i had used all the
arts i learnt only for Saibaba so far. The photography i have done
is nothing compared to the beauty and the glory of sai in the statue
i got in shirdi. So we have to thank sai because he has choosen
me to do little good things.Though am also facing lots of pains
in my personal life and career, i feel good , the art i learnt is
helping other shirdi saibaba devotees to admire saibaba photos and
gain blessings of sai.
Its 2.45 at night when i finish this 3rd photo page. Friends all
i can say is theres a saibaba photo infront of the computer am typing
these messages and making the webpages...It is sai who is doing
it and i am just an instrument.I never get interested in doing any
other work this late night. When it comes to sai, i never feel sleepy.
Baba ,i say this with tears in my eyes baba..
You are my heart...You are my soul and i will serve you as long
as i breath in this earthly life.
Little servant Of shirdi saibaba
27 10 : 2007
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