Power over Nature
The Lord’s Feet are garlanded
with pearls by the ocean
In December 1958, Baba visited Kanyakumari,
the Southern most tip of India, with a few devotees. The privileged
few were a witness to a charming occurrence there, which demonstrated
the divine power and majesty of Bhagawan in no small measure.
Here is one of them recorded by Prof. Kasturi:
In the evening when the sky had turned into
a carnival of pink and purple, and the clouds had decorated
themselves with golden fringes, Baba proceeded to the seashore
and with His Bhaktas (devotees) around Him, played with the
waves of the seas that mingle there. Each succeeding wave
seemed to be more eager than the previous one to touch His
lotus Feet, and to offer Him its own special homage.
Suddenly, as if aware of the yearning of
the seas, Baba stood facing the waters and said to those beside
Him, “See! The Ocean is welcoming Me, with a
At the very moment one could discern a stately
wave a few yards away, advancing majestically towards the
shore and, soon it swept Baba's Feet and receded.
Imagine the wonder and amazement of every
one when they found, around Baba's Feet a bewitching pearl
garland, swaying and swinging with every surge of the waters
One hundred and eight translucent pearls
each a priceless gem, strung on a thread of gold! O, how charming
Baba looked! The Avatar of the Lord receiving the homage of
Varuna (The Lord of the Oceans)!”
Shivam Sundaram” Vol-1, by Prof.
N Kasturi. Page: 191-192. Published by Sri Sathya Sai
books and Publications Trsut, Prasanthi Nilayam.