G. S. Khaparde Diary. December 4 Sunday. Bombay. In the morning, by the time I finished my prayer, Waman Rao Joshi came but went away soon to see. Khaparde’s Diary on Shirdi Sai Baba – Khaparde was a noted lawyer and political activist who lived during the time of Shirdi Sai Baba. He came. Shirdi Sai Leela – Khaparde’s diary – Om Sai Ram Dadasaheb Khaparde was a popular lawyer and political activist who was also a noted.
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This is one of the valuable spiritual services rendered to Khaparde by Sri Sai. He also said that he had saved Balwant and that his orders were supreme, Ajna Apratihata. A person who had seen such wonderful powers of Baba and dlary how anxious Baba was to help him on to the highest by the use of his wonderful powers would surely have been anxious to meet Baba again in dairy flesh, doary after Mahasamadhi of Baba, to commune with him in the Spirit.
Khaparde lives in Vasai, Mumbai. It is following on that there appears dary have been a recrudescence of plague at Shirdi and cases diayr plague did occur. Baba gave proof of the fact that he himself was such an Anna jnani immersed in Paramananda and that he could draw people into that state. Why is the Trimurti important in Hinduism? Khaparde’s joys in getting a fat sessions case or success in a sensational trial or getting loud plaudits or cheers from the mass listening to his humorous and highly cutting utterances, and his domestic joys were perhaps the highest that he had experience of.
If they do not give us Upadesha, let us note what they do and say. His son after successful practice became a Minister, and he G. No diayr Sri Upasani attained divine qualities of a certain sort and carried on splendid religious work, but that is not the same as saying that he attained complete divinity, and thus we find the use of Khaparde’s diary used strictly as a history source book for purposes of research in dealing with Sai Baba and his devotees. That cannot be done if the sex element is allowed to preponderate.
Khaparde’s Diary on Shirdi Sai Baba
Government of Maharashtra, Gazette Department. Khaparde himself became a Member of the Council of State. Khaparde adds, ‘I was khapatde ecstasy of bliss the whole day’. Two very important things about Khaparde are not found detailed in the diary, viz the facts of Mrs. Once Sai Baba demonstrated this in front of everyone at Dwarakamai. Views Read Edit View history. With Khaparde there was no such dedication.
But he never cared to accept that ideal. This high ideal we find in the diary is held up before Khaparde for his consideration and concentration. In the case of Khaparde who came to Baba on 6th December and stayed on at Shirdi with Baba for 3 months or more, refusing to accept cases in various courts, rumours got abroad that Khaparde had got crazy and had been fascinated by a crazy fakir at Shirdi, and, therefore, had refused offer of cases and given up practice, politics, society and everything else, preferring the company of a fakir.
But from the facts of Khaparde’s life being now well known since he died on 1st July we note that none of these possibilities ever got achieved. To show him that at the age of 58 he should no longer be thinking of sex gratification, Baba gently gives a hint by calling his wife ‘Ajibai’, meaning ‘an old lady1. It is worthwhile spending years here Shirdi to see it even once.
Then she married the bunya. Then she was born a Brahmin.
Shirdi Sai Leela – Khaparde’s diary
Sai Baba was a great spiritual personality and every one would take it that Khaparde went there to get the punya of even a momentary contact with such a high personality as Sai. High Level of Yogic Practice Tummo. All this was foreseen and foreordained by Baba. Khaparde does not give out the fact that Baba had drawn the disease to himself from Balwant.
Khapardd and the possibilities lhaparde he had before him khparde the extent to which those possibilities were achieved. Khaparde notes in his diary on the 30th Decemberthat is, the day next to the reference to the Governor that Baba narrated as he often did a small tale calculated to impress on G. Khaparde was roused up just before the close of the noonday Aarti about 1 or 2 p. This, of course, is quite natural, and not objectionable but yet may be considered unfortunate by those who think that achievement of Paramartha is more important than all these.
One Haripant of Yeola also met us. He became popular by way of his wit, humour and mannerisum and hence some news-paper described him as Mark Twain. Of course, this should not be discussed either in the diary or in this biography, but there is sufficient hint given of that position in Baba’s dealings with him mentioned in the diary.
He did not khapparde to Shirdi to remain poor forever. In the matter of ascertainment of dates and facts, its value is indeed very great. All the same, the diary is of very great value to devotees who must be immensely thankful to G.
G. S. Khaparde – Wikipedia
Yet with all these inducements, Khaparde in great anxiety, like his own relations, went away from Shirdi diaty amass wealth and fame and keep to his political, social and legal position or ambition. His answer being writing letters, Baba’s comment was it is better to move your fingers instead of sitting idle’.
So Baba conveyed very gentle lessons after giving “fatherly advice” to Khaparde driving others away from the Mosque at that time so that he might give that advice in private to Khaparde.
With reference to the 98 days’ stay of Khaparde December to the middle of March a few incidents are noted which give a clue to the object of his visit. Pradhan’s ‘Glimpses of Indian Spirituality’, decades after he had left Shirdi, he writes that Baba came very near khaparrde his idea of God, not that Baba was God to him. Khaparde in his diary notes the great calm that prevailed in the hearts of these two and also appeared in their faces, and expressly mentions that they turned a new leaf after they came to Baba.
She could not understand him and later Baba showed on his own person bubos and told her that he had to khapafde all these to save her son. But in the case of Khaparde he was very far from attempting the Sai viewpoint. Khaparde could work at reaching Satchidananda, but not at that time nor perhaps in that life.
He was conversant with the chief books in both these languages on spiritual subjects, and as there was some leisure for him after perusing the daily newspapers, and chats with visitors, he studied those books. Khaparde’s naivedya was brought, he at once put it into his mouth. A close ally and one of the most trusted lieutenants of Tilak, Khaparde’s strong and singular personal influence in the Central Provinces earned him the epitaph of “the Nawab of Berar”.
At this distance of time, there is no difficulty whatever to interpret the above words.
Meanwhile his stay at Shirdi was not without benefit to him.