THE WONDERFUL LIFE AND TEACHINGS

OF SHRI SAI BABA

Adapted from the original Marathi Book
SHRI SAI SATCHARITA
By Govind Raghunath Dabholkar alias 'Hemadpant'

In English By
NAGESH VASUDEV
GUNAJI, B.A., LLB. 227, Thalakwadi, Belgaum.

Contents

1. The wondrous Saint grinding wheat - Obeisances - The story of
grinding wheat and its philosophical significance Chapter 1

2. Object of writing the work - Incapacity and boldness in the
undertaking - Hot discussion - Conferring significant and prophetic title of 'Hemadpant' - Necessity of a Guru Chapter 2

3. Sai Baba's sanction and promise - Assignment of work to the devotees
- Baba's stories as beacon-light - His motherly love - Rohila's story - His sweet and nectar like words Chapter 3

4. Mission of the saints - Shirdi a Holy Tirth - Personality of Sai Baba -
Dictum of Goulibua - Appearance of Vitthal -Kshirsagar's story - Das Ganu's bath in Prayag -Immaculate conception of Sai Baba and His first advent in Shirdi - Three Wadas Chapter 4

5. Baba's return with Chand Patil's marriage party -Welcomed and
addressed as "Sai" - Contact with other saints -- His attire and daily routine - The story of the Padukas - Wrestling bout with Mohiddin and change in life - Turning water into oil - The Pseudo-Guru Javhar All Chapter 5

6. Efficacy of the touch of the Guru's hand - Ram Navami Festival - Its
origin,, transformation etc. - Repairs to the Masjid. Chapter 6

7. Wonderful Incarnation - Behaviour of Sai Baba - His vogic practices -
His all-pervasiveness and mercy - Leper devotee's service - Master Khaparde's plague case - Going to Pandharpur Chapter 7

8. Importance of human birth - Sai Baba begging food -Baijabai s
service - Sai Baba's dormitory - His affection for Khushalchand Chapter 8

9.                 Effect of compliance and non-compliance with Baba's orders at the time of taking leave - A few instances -Mendicancy and its necessity - Devotees' (Tarkhad family's) experiences - Baba fed sumptuously Chapter 9

10. Sai Baba's mode of life - His sleeping plank - His stay in Shirdi - His
teachings - His humility - Nanavali The easiest path ... Chapter 10

11. Sai as Sagun Brahma - Dr. Pandit's worship - Haji Siddik Falke -
Control over the elements ... ... Chapter 11

12. Sai Leelas - Experiences of (1) Kaka Mahajani (2) Dhumal Pleader
(3) Mrs. Nimonkar (4) Mule Shastri (5) A Doctor Chapter 12

13. More Sai Leelas - Diseases cured (1) Bhimaji Patil (2) Bala Shimpi
(3) Bapusaheb Buti (4) Alandi Swami (5) Kaka Mahajani (6) Dattopant of Harda Chapter 13

14. Ratanji Wadia of Nanded - Saint Moulisaheb - Dakshina mimansa
Chapter 14

15. Naradiya Kirtan Paddhati - Mr. Cholkar's Sugarless tea -Two Lizards
Chapter 15

16-17. Quick Brahma Gnyan .. Chapter 16 and 17

18-19. How Hemadpant was accepted and blessed - Stories of
Mr. Sathe and Mrs. Deshmukh - Encouraging good thoughts to fruition - Variety in Upadesh - Teachings regarding slander and remuneration for labour ... Chapter 18 and 19

20. Das Ganu's problem solved by Kaka's maid-servant Chapter 20

 

 
 

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