Sai reiterated the essentiality of complete surrender to the ‘Guru’ with
his own example when he said pointing to his physical frame, “This body
is my house. I am not here. My Guru (Master) has taken me away”.
who reaches the feet of fully realized spiritual masters, must surrender
his body, mind and soul to the Guru. The spiritual benefit accruing to
an aspirant of the path is in measure in which the surrender to the Master
is done. The more he gives himself the more he receives. Perfect Master say ‘Give us all you have, we will give you all we
the spiritual mentor works harder to help the aspirant to make a total
surrender to himself. At times Baba adopted shock tactics to weaken or
eliminate the ego of the seeker.
There was a supreme peerless quality in Baba’s personality
which made all those who came in his contact, feel the urge to surrender
to him. Sai Baba was in the truest sense a Guru incarnate, who naturally
attracted people and they were willing and anxious enough to surrender
to him. He said, ‘Keep still and I will do the rest’.
The tremendous power of the Guru is working, all that the seeker
has to do is to refrain from obstructing it ! This is only possible
if the surrender is complete.