Baba cures a student of asthma by
transfering the disease to Himself
One of the
students of Vrindavan was suffering from severe case of
Asthma. He had on numerous occassions written to Baba to
cure him of the ailment. When Baba did not seem to reply, he
became increasingly frustrated.
to ask Baba about his ailment in darshan lines but some way
or the other he could not establish proper contact with
following night he had a severe attack of asthma -- he
couldn't sleep, he couldn't breathe due to severe choking.
at Baba’s photograph (every room has such photograph) and
asked him: --
see how I am suffering? Do you even know how I am feeling
now? No, You don’t. Because if you would have, You wouldn’t
remain a silent spectator to my suffering. I will show you
how it feels.” .
He, with great difficulty moved himself towards Baba’s
photograph and closed Baba’s nose and mouth and said--
now understand how it feels; hu (with a sense of
anger in him.)?”
moments later he felt a little dizzy and swooned (fell
roommates woke him up next morning asking ---
you leave your bed and sleep here near Baba’s photograph? ”
got up looking at Baba’s photo but did not open his mouth
expecting a thorough reprimand from his room mates in case
he revealed what he had done during his asthma attack.
evening darshan Baba, having gone through the seating of
devotees, came towards students, went straight to the boy
and held his hand. In a moment the students found Baba
that Baba was taking his disease, the boy cried out --
wanted you to cure me, not take my disease on you? Please
don’t suffer for my sake.”
he tried to free himself off Baba’s grip.
YOU ARE IN BABA’S HOLD, CAN ANY POWER IN THE WORLD FREE YOU
FROM THAT GRIP? Baba held on for 2 minutes and then started
looked at the boy deeply and said --
think I need your letters to know what’s happening with you?
I knew about your asthma. Your karmic effect got transferred
to me. 20 years of suffering for you is only 2 minutes of
suffering for me.”
turned to all the students and said--
FAITH ON ME. BABA IS HAPPY YOU DID NOT GIVE UP YOUR FAITH.
GIVE UP EVERYTHING TO ME. DO MY BIDDING. THE WHOLE WORLD IS
WAITING FOR YOU. BE GOOD INSTRUMENTS OF CHANGE IN SOCIETY. I
BLESS YOU ALL.”