H.H. the Swamiji led a spartan life and used nothing but Baba's Udhi mixed with a little honey to cure himself and others of all ailments. All his waking time was dedicated to Baba's service. When he was not lecturing, he was writing and publishing through the All India Sai Samaj Mylapore, Madras, (established by him) many pamphlets like "Sai Baba, the Wondrous Saint", "Who is Sai Baba", etc., and books like "Devotees' Experiences", "Baba's Charters and Sayings" and to crown it all, the four-volume biography of Baba, an illuminating work and commentary not only about Baba but all his close disciples on whom Baba shed his personal aura.
In the words of Sri Bharadwaj, the Telugu biographer of Baba, it will be most appropriate to say that H.H. Swamiji continues to be one of the "Kalpatharus" planted and nurtured by Baba.
INTRODUCING SHRI SHIRDI SAI BABA
- (Late) Dr. RS.R. Swami
"/ qive my children what they want so that they will begin to want what I want to give them."
"People do not come to me of their own accord, but I draw them to me as we draw birds by strings tied to their legs."
"Why fear when I am here? Throw your burdens upon me and I will bear them."
The above are some of the answers given by Baba in reply to questions of devotees when He walked on the earth as a human embodiment. They give us an idea about Him and the manner of His functioning. He was Grace incarnate and the greatest boon He conferred on those who sought Him was ABHAYA-heedom from fear. He used His divine powers viz. 'Yathaa Samkalpa Samsiddhih 'i.e. realising whatever