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Indian Spirituality => Philosophy & Spirituality => Topic started by: SS91 on December 04, 2004, 09:01:56 PM

Title: The Golden Sayings Of Shirdi Saibaba
Post by: SS91 on December 04, 2004, 09:01:56 PM
1. Allah Achha karega (God will do good).
2. Allah (God) Malik is the sole Proprietor, nobody else is our Protector.
3. Allah (God) is the sole Dispenser and Protector. Think of Him
always. He will take care of you. Surrender to His feet with body,
mind, wealth and speech (i. e.) completely and then see what He does.
4 Allah (God) will give you plenty and He will do you all good.
5. Allah (God) is My Doctor.
6. All the insects, ants, the visible, movable and immovable world is
My body or Form.
7. All persons do not see or realize Brahma in their life time.
8. Alright let Me know whether you both had a chitchat, and if so,
tell Me all that you talked about.
9. As you go on doing My meditation, your Vrittis (thoughts) will be
one pointed and the distinction between the Dhyata (Meditator), Dhyana
(Act of Meditation), Dhyeya (Thing meditated upon) will be lost and
the meditator will be one with the Brahma.
10. Alright, do not go, we should mean well and do well. Whatever is
destined to happen, will happen.
11. Am I not always with you ? Then do you offer Me anything before you eat ?
12. Are not your thoughts, doubts and apprehensions calmed down now ?
(Hari) Lord will protect him who has got faith and patience.
13. As I have given it (Vishnu Sahasranama) to you, better keep it
with you for safe custody; it will be of use to you.
14. A true Ramadasi should have no "Mamata'' (attachment) but have
"Samata'' (equality) towards all.
15. As a Fakir, I had nothing to do (or gain) with the Ganges Water.
16. All My senses left their places and concentrated themselves in My
eyes, and My eyes concentrated on Him. Thus was My Guru, the sole
object of My meditation and I was conscious of none else.
17. At first he was poor, and took a vow to his God that he would pay
his first month's salary if he got an appointment. He got one on Rs.
15/- P. M. Then he steadily got promotions from Rs. 15/- he got Rs.
30; 60; 100; 200 and ultimately Rs. 700/- P. M. But in his prosperity,
he forgot to clean the vow. The force of his Karma has driven him here
and I asked that amount (Rs. 15/-) from him as dakshina.
18. As Krishna knows that there were such Bhaktas and Gurus, He refers
Arjuna to them so that their greatness May increase and be known.
19. After the temple is complete, I will come there to stay.
20. After the wada is complete, we shall use it ourselves, we shall
live, move and play there, embrace each other and be very happy.
21. Ah, he says that I promised to come but deceived him. Inform him
that I did attend his dinner with two others, but he failed to
recognize Me.
22. As he committed the theft, he could not but speak out.
23. After doing Benaras and Prayag we would be ahead of Shama.
24. As a result, of their past actions, they were both born as goats.
55. As they passed by Me, I at once recognized them. Remembered their
past history. Taking pity on them, I want to feed them and give them
rest and comfort and for this reason, I spent all the money for which
you reprove Me.
26. As you did not like my bargain, I sent them back to their owner (Shepherd).
27. As I was tired, I rested there, washed My hands and feet and had a
bath and felt refreshed.
28. As I was preparing to smoke chillim pipe, I heard the croaking of a frog.
29. After a large amount was collected, arrangement for worship was
made and plans with estimates for repairs were prepared.
30. A rich local man was appointed as the Treasurer and the whole work
was entrusted to him.
31. After some days, God (Mahadev) appeared in his wife's dream and
said to her " You get up, build the doom of the temple, I will give
you a hundredfold of what you spend".
32. All were agreed to this transaction, but began to quarrel over the money.
33. As she thus sought My protection, I gave her a pledge that I would
cross seven seas to help her.
34. All this is God's Leela or sport.
35. Abdul, your clay is (being) transferred into gold, you will cross
the seven oceans; high mansion is erected for you.
36. Avoid needless disputations and avoid falsehood.
37. All of you clear off. You must remain inside your lodging and not
wander about in the open place and you must come again when I sent
38. Apply heated aloe over the affected part and the pain will be subsided.
39. After he gets well, bring him to Me.
40. Am I not in the place where you go to ease yourself ? Why do you fear ?
41. Anna, if I delayed an instant, then this man would have indeed
perished. The mad man has seized with his hands his very throat. But I
extricated him. What is to be done? If I do not save My own children
who else will?
42. A man had a very beautiful horse. Inspite of all his efforts, it
would not go in pair. A Vidwan suggested that it should be taken back
to the place whence it was bought. This was done. Then it became
controllable and useful.
43. According to Prarabdha of each, one get delicacies (Panchamrita),
one, stale crumbs and one mere bran-gruel. The latter fancy themselves
unhappy at that, and the former fancies he lacs nothing. But the
result of eating any of these is merely the satisfaction of hunger.
44-. As long as the body remains. Samsara remains.
45. All mental and bodily process are Samsara.
46. All persons, all creatures differ in form etc., why ? Because of
previous karma of each.
47. Abdul, place some buckets of water ( next to the Akhandam ) in the
Lendi garden and see that the lamp (Akhandam) is perpetually burning.
Feed it always with oil.
48. Always take your meals before you start for a journey.
49. A few friends will gather together and talk "Divine wisdom,'' and
sit and contemplate.
50. Believe Me that if anybody sings My Leelas, I will give him
infinite joy and ever-lasting Contentment.
51. Be wherever you like, do whatever you choose, remember well that
all what you do is known to Me.
52. Blessed and fortunate indeed is he who knows Me.
53. Blessed is he who knows the greatness of his Guru and thinks Him
to be Hari, Kara and Brahma (Trimurti) incarnate.
54. Being quite desire less, you should meditate on the Lord who is in
all the creatures and when the mind is concentrated, the goal will be
55. Behold, how that (Pointing to a pig) was eating filth, with what
relish it is gorging dung. Your conduct is similar. You go on reviling
your own brothern to your heart's content. After performing many deeds
of merit, you are born a man and if you act like this, will Shirdi
help you in any way,
56. Bapu, I do not want to be entangled in any such wordly things.
(Sharing profits).
57. But what My Sircar (God) gives lasts to the end of time.
58. Bapu, I had given you before Rupees two, now I give you Rupees
three. Keep these in your shrine for worship and you will be
59. Believe Me, though I pass away, My bones in My tomb will give you
hope and confidence.
60. Brahma is the only "Reality" and the universe is ephemeral and
that no one in this world, be he a son, father or wife, is really
61. Bring him here on somebody's back and let us work and finish his
sufferings once for all.
62. Build the wada with the temple, I shall fulfill the desires of all.
63. Both were very wicked in their past life and were now reaping the
fruit of their action in these bodies.
64. By Gouri's good luck, there was a great demand for land and the
endowment land was sold for one lakh of rupees (100 times worth of her
65. Be entirely pride less and egoless in all things and thus your
spiritual progress will be rapid.
66. Barring your name and form, there exists in you, as well as in all
beings, a sense of Being or consciousness of Existence. That is
67. Be contented and cheerful!.
68. Boy, why do you behave like this ? See, I give you this first
warning that you should give up drink. If you do not heed this, I will
not warn you again but leave you to your fate.
69. Bhagat, there is in the village a bitch sickly like Myself and
every one is hitting it.
70. Bhagat, you had a fine pilgrimage. You sat leaning against a
palki. At that time, I had come there.
71. Bhagat, when you came here tonight, come with a lamp. You will
meet thieves at the village gate.
72. Bhimabai, take this leper woman home and attend to her.
73. Bala, do not go home; stay and attend on this Dagdu Bhav (a moslera leper).
74. Bhagat, Go and live in your house, you will get a son. A son is a
mango fruit. A daughter is a tamarind fruit.
75. Be my me and keep quiet. I will do the rest, (to Upasani Maharaj).
76. Be not obsessed by the importance of wealth.
77. Be liberal and munificent but not lavish or extravagant.
78. By the action of Karma, I got embroiled and came to a body.
79. Brahman is My father and Maya My mother.
80. By their interlocking, I got this body.
81. By going away to a forest, you cannot escape Samsara.
82. Be quiet. Do not fear.
83. Babu (taking the child in Baba's hand), where have you been ? Were
you vexed with or weary of Me ?
84. Certain qualifications are absolutely necessary to see Brahma in
their life time.
85. Consider yourself as the seeker after the truth and be anxious and
eager to collect or cultivate "Loving Devotion," then you will attain
stability and peace of mind.
86. Come what may, but leave not, but stic; to your bolster (support
(ie.) Guru) and ever remain steady, always at-one-ment (in-union) with
87. Can you not speak soft and sweet words ? You read daily these
books (Vishnu-Sahasranama etc.,) and still your mind is impure and
your passions un-controlled.
88. Cunning fellow, he does bhajan on the way and enquires ethers. Why
ask others ?
89. Come child. I was thinking of you yesterday. Come. Eat this mango
and shampoo My leg.
90. Come in and daub Me with sandal on the forehead, hands, breast and
91. Did Vithal Patil come ? Did you see Him ? He is a very taunt
fellow, catch him firmly, otherwise He will escape if you be a little
92. Do not be deluded with worldy honour.
93. Don't make haste, stop a little, let go the bazaar, don't go out
of the village.
94. Devotees could never approach Me unless I meant to receive them.
95. Do not try to get any Mantra or Upadesh from anybody. Make Me the
sole object of your thoughts and actions and you will, no doubt,
attain Paramartha (the spiritual goal of life).
96. id the story strike you ? and did you catch its significance ?
97. Demolish the wall of difference that separates you from Me; and
then the road for our
meeting will tie clear and open.
98. Do you know our Dwarakamayee ? This is our Dwarakamayee where you
are sitting. She wards off all dangers and anxieties of the children,
who sit on her lap. This Masjidmayi (its presiding deity) is very
merciful, she is the mother of the simple devotees who she will save
in calamities.
99. Do you know the " Lamba Bava" (long gentleman), viz serpant? He
is so terrible, but what can he do to the children of Dwarakamayi:
When the Dwarakamayee (its presiding Deity) protects, what can the
serpant do ?
100. Do not eat yourself, but give them to your junior wife. This
Amara-Leela (mango miracle of 4 mangoes) will give her four sons and
four daughters.

(to be contd)

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