My last post was in january this year ,its considerably long gap but nonetheless I was always dedicated towards Saiseva ,will write in detail soon as what all seva I am doing and may be you all can also join me for making this world more beautiful to live.I believe that we should follow this -
"Do all the good you can, in all the ways you can, to all the souls you can, in every place you can, at all the times you can, with all the zeal you can, as long as ever you can”
My todays post is amazing in its own way ,by the grace of our father Sai ,today I am posting each and every detail of Shibpur temple ,along with many very recent Sai leela's while publishing this post I am very happy ,thrilled and speechless,before going too far I would like to thank Sowmya Hebbar sister ,without her I could never published a wonderful informative post like this for all Sai devotees .
Now I am attaching Sowmya sister's mail first on the history of Shibpur temple :
I want to share with all Sai devotees the Shibpur Sai Baba temple, Westbengal,definitely you all will love Baba here. Baba's murthy is very beautifull.I have attached the photo.Still I haven't been to this temple but have great desire to visit.It appears as if Baba is really sitting, and similing at us..
love u deva.
Temple is in Shibpur ,, Nadia district in West Bengal.
Amit Biswas had a dream of Sai Baba. Sai Baba ordered him to construct this temple and Baba said that he will arrange all means to get this temple constructed. He narrated like this, "I saw in my dreams a bright illumination of lights as if thousand and thousands neon lamps were lit. I was bewildered. Then I heard a voice saying I am Sai Baba. Your great grandfather used to worship me in this temple every day for hours together. I was very happy with him. After his demise there is no puja. The place has become a jungle. I am longing for devotion and Puja here once again." Then Sai Baba said these things in the dream -
1. I order you to construct my temple and offer me puja every day.
2. Whoever stands near this Neem tree will feel my presence here. The Tree will remove all his sins.
3. For the construction of this temple I will be present to perform my work. The temple construction work should not stop.
4. None other than my Real Devotee will be able to donate for this temple.
5. Whoever come to this temple with full devotion and have my darshan will get all his/her wishes fulfilled.
Amit said that Sai Baba told many more things in this dream but he cannot make them public.
Many temples of Sai Baba came up with the blessing of Baba and due to the donations by devotees. But this is the only temple which is getting constructed in a big way by the ORDER given by Sai Baba.
Amit ji used to tell me that baba idol is same what he saw in dream.. and it has one story too :-
A national award winner and a famous sculptor Subir Paul could not sit idle after hearing the activities of the Sai Sadguru Samity. Inspired, the sculptor constructed a human seize fiber-glass idol of the Baba. Paul himself admitted that while making the idol for six months some miraculous spirit grappled him. never made such perfect structure like Sai Baba before
History of this temple
Way back in 1850, Ramdas Biswas a wealthy villager of Shibpur village of Nadiaï ½s Nakashipara established a temple in the compound of his house to offer daily puja in it. He never took any help from anybody but set up the temple on his own cost. Past facts did not establish whether Ramdas set up any idol of Shirdi Sai Baba as he was alive then. But so far the information are available, the daily prayer was stopped in the temple of 1920. The reason behind it is hitherto unknown. The prayer stopped and the temple slowly became birth place of venomous snake with dense bush and cobwebs surrounding it. Forget offering prayer, local residents dared not to go anywhere near to the temple site fearing snakes would take their lives. However, as lights follow the darkness, rainbow follows rain; villagers of Shibpur in 1992 saw a neem tree sprouting out of the dense bush adjoining the crumbling structure of the temple.
What made them more surprised that deadly snakes also stated fleeing after the neem tree was born there. With snakes making exit, villagers started cleaning up a part of bush and a green field was born there with children began playing near to it. A way to enter the temple was also found thereafter.
Believe it or not, within days Sai Babaï¿½s promise started becoming true. After offering puja in the temple, though dilapidated, a woman gave birth to her first baby after 12 years of her marriage. The doctor had predicted that she could not give birth medically. She is not alone, some villagers, who were suffering from chronic and incurable diseases, got cured after offering prayer to Saibaba in the temple. Stunned villagers stood up and took a resolution that they would protect the temple at any cost.
In 2003, advised by the local villagers, Amit formed a trustee committee to rebuild the temple. Nadia-Shibpur-Sai-Sadguru Samity was formed thereafter. The resolution the committee took was that a new structure of the temple would be made and the trustee board would work for the amelioration of the poor people in the area. They also took oath that organization would work for all social causes like campaigning against dowry, drug addiction of students. The committee then began working according to their resolution and campaigned extensively against dowry, child marriage, drug addiction etc etc. Worthy to mention, the villagers also started getting success. Their achievements began spreading like wild fire in the villages of Nakashipara and out of it. A national award winner and a famous sculptor Subir Paul could not sit idle after hearing the activities of the Sai Sadguru Samity. Inspired, the sculptor constructed a human seize fiber-glass idol of the Baba. Paul himself admitted that while making the idol for six months some miraculous spirit grappled him. ï¿½I never made such perfect structure like Sai Baba before,½ he said. Getting the idol quite unexpectedly, the committee thus could not sit idle too. Although not financially equipped, but the villagers began constructing the temple. They put together bamboos and erected a structure in the temple areas keeping the old structure intact. The idol seated on a golden chariot has been kept under the thatched temple now in place.
Currently, the devotees offer their daily pujas, arti and bhajan, two times daily. Trustee committee has recently begun collecting subscription from the people of all walks of lives to build up the permanent concrete structure. The committee has also begun celebrating Sai festival for five days in the third week of April every year. Once the permanent structure will be in place, corers of people would visit the temple and their woes would get healed. The hands thus are stretched for help from anybody who wants to cure the woes of the people.
Miracles happenning in shibpur temple
*Sometimes in Sept 2009 a PWD Engineer's wife called up the President of this temple Amit Biswas. She told him that she has a happy married life but this life seems to be vacant without a child. They are married for 10 years now without an issue. The couple had visited many doctors and have taken all the medical help required but of no use. One day while coming in a vehicle she has seen Sai Baba's picture in a shop. She asked Amit whether she can have a darshan of Sai Baba and offer puja to HIM. Amit invited them to the temple to offer Puja to Sai Baba. When she had the darshan of Baba she cried bitterly before Baba and prayed for a child. Baba blessed him with a beautiful child 10 years after their marriage.
*Guddu Gurung and Saina Guru are from Nepal. They are working in this village as watchman. They were childless. One by one four children died before their birth. Doctor's said that Saina had some internal problem in ovary and she was not able to bear child. They consulted many doctors, finally went to Vellore for treatment. But still no cure. Finally they got a beautiful daughter after offering Puja to Sai Baba in Sibpur temple.
*One day the daughter of the priest of the temple saw that her lower portion of the face has been blackened. There were black spots on this part of the face. The priest was worried. He did not consult any doctor. Rather with full faith and devotion he smeared Baba's Udi on her daughter's face and prayed to Baba to remove these black spots from her daughter's face. Miraculously after 7 days these black spots vanished on its own and the girl looked normal like before.
*A child was born to a couple after 14 years of their marriage after offering Puja to Sai Baba at Sibpur temple.
One day a devotee came for Babaâ€™s darshan. He had severe stomach pain for quite a few days. The pain was so much that it was impossible for him to sit in this temple. With great devotion he prayed to Baba and took His UDI mixed in water. Within minuted the stomach pain vanished and he never felt that pain any more.
*There was one Sai devotee who lives in a nearby village called Gopinathpur. He had paralysis. He could not move his limbs. He consulted many doctors, took physiotherapy courses but of no use. With great difficulty and full devotion, this devotee paid darshan to Sai Baba at Sibpur temple. On his return slowly his paralysis was gone and now he can run and walk like normal humans.
*A devotee named Sunil Das had a 16 days old son. Suddenly this child stopped taking any type of food and was continuously crying. This went on for 3 days with no food and continuous crying and shivering. Doctor's medicine failed to cure this child. Finally they brought this child to Sai Baba, laid him near Baba's seat and the priest touched the child's head taking Baba's name and applied Udi on his forehead. He child immediately stopped crying and was rather smiling. He drank the entire bottle of milk in from of everyone present there and started behaving normally.
*An old devotee of Sai Baba named Tarit Pal had a daughter who had her face paralysed. Tarit took her daughter to many doctors but none could cure her. Finally Tarit started bringing his daughter to Sai Baba's temple every day and applied Baba's Udi on that portion of her face which was paralysed. Slowly her paralysis was gone and recovered completely by the grace of Baba when all medical sciences failed.
*There are many instance in this village where girls get married after offering Puja to Sai Baba at Sibpur temple.
Balai Ghosh of Krishnanagar was in deep poverty. He did not have the money to meet the basic means. He tried to get a job but could not succeed. He was totally frustrated and decided to end his life. Suddenly he got an inner message that if he donates Rs. 500/- to Sai Baba temple in Sibpur his bad days will come to an end. This poor fellow now has nothing left with him save his bicycle. He decided to sell of this bicycle for Rs. 500 and donate this amount to Baba as dakshina. He sold the bicycle for Rs. 500/-, went to Sai Baba temple a Sibpur and kept Rs. 500/- at Sai Babas feet and returned home. After exactly seven days a distant relative of Balai came to meet him. Balai has never seen this relative. He offered Balai to join him in his business as partner. Balai need not to invest any capital for this. This relative of Balai had business of manufacturing and repairing batteries. Business grew well. After one year Balai decided to find out how much money he could profit from this business. His banker told him that he has made a profit of Rs. 5 lakhs in one year. This is the chamatkar of Baba. Baba has turned this beggar to a rich man today. Balai offered Rs. 500/- to Baba and Baba returned him 1000 times that money to him.
At least 3 to 4 devotees told me that they have seen at midnight between 2 Am to 2:30 AM that a round ball shaped object, brightly illuminated swayed between the top of the Neem tree to the top of the temple. This ball swayed 2 to 3 times and then suddenly vanished.
Once during evening Aarati was going on in the temple. The President of the Shibpur Sai Baba temple Amit Biswas looked out side the temple and saw Sai Baba waring his dhoti, kurta and Kafni madly dancing to the tune of Kirtan. Sai Baba was dancing till the Kirtan was going on and then suddenly vanished. This incident was told to me By Amit Biswas himself.
*A lady suddenly discovered that her husband was having illicit relationship with a neighbourhood girl. She never expected this thing to happen after 15 years of their marriage. The husband was not interested to stay with her any more and used to quarrel. The lady was morose and cried. She went to Sai Baba and prayed to him to return her husband back to her. If her husband comes back to her snapping all relationship with the girl then the lady promised to offer Payasam to Baba. After one month she got her husband back. He has snapped all relationship with the neighbourhood girl.
*The temple is getting built with the donation of Sai devotees. One great Sai Baba devotee Shri K V Ramani donated huge sum during he start of the temple. One day it so happened that the ceiling work has to be done next day and Rs. 5000/- was required to be paid to the masons. If the masons do not get the money they will not work. That night not a single penny was there with the temple authorities. They were worried how to resume the temple work the next day. From where to arrange Rs.5000/-. They kept faith in Baba and went to sleep. Next day morning a person came with his family to have darshan of Baba at the Shibpur temple. He has come from Dubai and heard about this Sai Baba temple from a friend in Kolkata. He paid darshan to Baba and did Puja. Then he signed a cheque of Rs. 5001/- and gave to the temple authorities as dakhina to Baba. When Baba is there why take tensions on your head! Such is the leela of Baba.
*Cows in the village suffering from Anthrax gets cured after drinking water mixed with Baba's udi. A cow gave birth to a calf after 6 years when udi was smeared on his head and udi mixed in water was offered to the cow.
Every year during the annual festival of Sai Baba temple at Sibpur a gentle man Samir Bhattacharjee takes the responsibility of arranging food for 10,000 people at the congregation. Last year this person was ill. He had open heart surgery and was not in a position to take this huge responsibility. The temple authorities thought of celebrating the festival in a small way this year. Somehow at the last minute the temple President Amit Biswas appealed to the devotees to contribute whatever they can for the feast. Suddenly a huge gathering of people came with rice, pulses and vegetables. They came with so much of these items that not only 10,000 people were fed but many took the food items home as prasadam. Baba is omnipotent and omnipresent. It is difficult to understand his leelas!
*Besides these so many other miraculous activities happened in the Sai Temple of Shibpur consistently such as one Dharani Dhar Mondal of Shibpur was attacked with cerebral and was thrown into Coma when the relatives are waiting the doorsteps of his death but miraculously alive by touching the UDI of Sai Baba on the forehead and mouth within three days he is walking independently and being present himself in the Sai Temple daily.
*One Sri Santu Mondal a student of Class XI who was attacked with facial infection and continuing medical treatment since six months continuously but getting no remedy he came to the Sai Temple of Shibpur and after having UDI of Sai Baba he has been free from such infection within seven days miraculously and so on almost every day.
during sai festival last year...
Miracle activities in case of four mothers who gave birth their child by the blessings of Shirdi Sai Baba and they have given sweets as per weight of each of their child and after worship they have distributed amongst the participants in the temple.
an woman of 75 years namely Smt. Kamala Bala Joardar who has been suffering from acute leprosy in the third stage of her suffering and the doctor Arijit Mukherjee Nadia District Hospital returned her after completion of dosage of MDT for 12 months and the said patient only taking of Sai Baba Prasadam daily with the mixing of dust from the Sai temple consistently for 12 months and become the result after ending of 12 months the patient Smt. Kamala Bala Joardar is now miraculously cured by the blessings of Shirdi Sai Baba not only cured but also the aforesaid patient after receipt of miraculous result she began to dancing in the Sai festival and procession.
* 20 days back a boy had injury in his eye.. a fibre piece was struct in boy's eye.. parents took him hospital(it was supposed to be best eye hospital in calcutta). they gave treatment for 15 days and no improvement in boy's condition.. they said his eye is fully damaged. boy will be not be able to see in future.. his mother was very upset.. she came to shibpur temple and started crying infront of his baba.. and asked amit ji to request baba to save the boy..
Amit ji prayed infront of baba and gave prasad.. yesterday they came to temple with fruits to thank baba..as boy's eye is back and he is able to see.. how kind is our baba is..
baba's leela is beautiful.
*some time back.. a elderly person came and bow before amitji in early morning 4 am.. amit ji was shocked.. he asked why he is bowing to him.. instead.. amit ji should bow to him.. as he is younger to him.. so that elder person started explaining his dream..
"Amit ji was wearing long kafni and dotti.. he is holing satka in right hand and kamandalu in left hand and standing in middle of the sea with baba sitting infront of him.. both are conversing and baba kept his hand on amit ji".. so elder person said to amit ji that .. amit ji is blessed by SAI
This was all about the Shibpur Sai Baba temple ,how can I forget to thank sister Sowmya once again for her goodness because of her today I made this long long wonderful post .If anyone of you also have such a information about any Sai temple (big or small) ,Sai leela's or anything related to Baba then kindly send me on my mail.