Valmiki lives on
When Swami tells us, “I am in you,”
it does not apply to just you and me but indeed to all beings
in Creation. Be that as it may, many have doubts like: “How
can God be in a murderer?” This question has been dealt
with in detail elsewhere, for example in the Krishna-Arjuna
dialogue that Radio Sai has broadcast. Here I would like to
narrate a story that was brought to my attention by the students
in my Awareness class. That story not only illustrates how
God resides in all, but also how He can and does manifest,
if only we allow Him to!
The story is about a person named Raja who
lives in Bangalore. He used to be an auto rickshaw driver
earlier. What is he doing now? Well, therein lies the story.
Raja is now 38. Ten years ago he was a goon known as Auto
Raja, frequently involved in drunken brawls and given to petty
crimes. His parents were so sick and tired of him that they
even prayed that he would die! That says a lot, does it not?
But then one fine day, this notorious Raja changed beyond