Posts Tagged ‘Sai Baba’

Caroline Myss’ Remarkable Encounters with Sai Baba

May 7, 2009

Caroline Myss

Caroline Myss was kind enough to write the Foreword for my book, Sixty Seconds: One Moment Changes Everything, as well as tell me a knock-your-socks-off story for it. Here’s an excerpt:

The first time I called on Sai Baba was more than ten years ago during a health scare I had when I was in northern Scotland. You have to understand that I’m in the middle of nowhere and nobody but my friends know I’m there. I said, Baba, I don’t even know why I’m praying to you. But if you’re there and if you’re listening, I think I’d like some of that vibhuti (holy ash that Sai Baba reportedly materializes at will). Now why would I ask for vibhuti? I’ve never asked for that in my life. Holy water, yeah. Holy oil, uh-huh. Holy ash, no. “Ash” to me is Ash Wednesday. Ash has its own sacred place in the Christian tradition. But in India, ash is the sacred element.

So the next day—the very next day!—this little tube the size of a 35mm film canister arrives filled with vibhuti with a note that reads, (more…)