Revelations. Student Sriram Parasuram
Sri Sathya Sai Senior Boys Hostel & Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary
School Hostel Prashanti Nilayam
Bandipur forest, 1974 They had
driven down from Ooty. They camped in a clearing in the forest, for
the night. A student asked His permission to Photograph Him with a
new Polaroid camera. Swami said, “I will show you MY True form.
Proceed.” They all waited with bated breath for photograph to come
out. THEY SAW THE TRINITY!
SWAMI SPOKE that night on the significance of the festival and its
relation to the moon. He also said, “The scientists who have been up
there, think that there is no water on the moon. As always, they
don’t know the Truth.” He waved His palm casually and materialized a
lucent disk, which just about happened to be the disk to the starry
eyed audience of the Master said, “This is the water on the moon,
which tragically has been eluding the scientists.”
The list of such happening goes on and on…. (But we are short of
time and space) The effects of the miracles, His visiting cards, as
He calls them, are felt not only in the physical presence of the
Lord, but all over the Cosmos.
Every act He performs has a Universal significance. In material
science it is said, you can not move your fingers without moving the
stars”. If this were for man,…. What then for GOD…?
Dig right here. Young Sai told of His more able-minded devotees. The
task was carried out and from that spot was unearthed a number of
Peethams (based of the lingams). The devotees asked, “The pedestals
are here where are the lingams?”
“In my stomach” said Sai. They laughed. Some scratched their heads
perplexed. Time passed…and then came Sivarathri.
The Bhajans were on. The young Sai was seated on the chair, tinkling
the cymbals. Suddenly He stopped…clutched His stomach. Uneasiness.
There was a frown on His serene face. He was in pain.
It appears as though spasms of pain had gripped Him. Subbamma
immediately got some water. He sipped it. But, the pain was still
there. It appear to increase with every passing moment, moving
upward… The chest … the gullet. The muscles of His throat tensed and
then heaved… His mouth opened… and suddenly—from within came a
“Brilliant ball of light.” Nay, a kind of smooth crystal…
He smiled. The relief was obvious as the tense contour of sweet
countenance relaxed into Very Familiar Smile… He rose and held it up
for all to see… IT WAS A LINGAM! The first ever!
For years, the holy night has witnessed the Lingobhavam and plethora
of Lingams emerging from the Lord's stomach. Sometimes only one
Lingam is formed, the material being apparently Sphatika, or silver,
or Jade, or even Gold (last year). Often, numerous - three, five,
seven, or nine! Once the number of Lingams was surprising high
number of eleven.
They come in different sizes, but the same shape-ellipsoid. At times
the Benevolent Lord has created them even with the Peetams and with
Vibuthi smeared on the Lingam. The Night has witnessed even more…
Jai Sai Ram
“All the festivals of Bharatiyas have been designed to promote
Divine love among the people. It is to confer such love on the
people that the Lord incarnates on earth. He Himself demonstrates
how love should be expressed. He showers His love and teaches
everyone how to love. Hence experience this love and joy in your
life and live in peace.” -BABA