(I)n the Dreams…

My parents and younger brother had already met Baba and Amma at Sarvatma Sevashram, Noida before me. I had the privilege of meeting my spiritual parents for the first time on Chirag anniversary day. My life changed that day. When I saw Amma, I remembered having seen her in my dream few days back. She seemed very familiar…

(H)yderabad Emergency Relief

September 23-25, 2016: Emergency Food Support Program at Hyderabad Last September, Hyderabad-Secunderabad area was severely affected by the untimely shower and thunderstorm leading to flash floods and utter chaos. I remember distinctly because we were staying at Hyderabad Ashram in Jubilee Hills those days. People were put to work immediately, messages were sent across, GiveFood Facebook…

(G)uru Purnima Celebrations

Welcome to Mehfil-e-Kalandar’s most awaited event of the year-Guru Purnima! Here each one of us shares a unique journey with our beloved Master, Pir-o-Murshid Babaji Srijnana Kalandar, and are yet unified in a single thread of love and brotherhood. All of us belonging to different walks of life are together under one roof- Sarvatma Sevashram….

(F)ood4School Program

December 22, 2016: Couple of months back while visiting Hyderabad, I had a chance to attend The Khidmat Foundation’s Day at Richmond High School located in Kondapur. I was reminded of my school days when one used to look forward to such events. Those young beaming faces, anxious adorned participants and teachers busy handling kids-…

(E)ach Serving Matters

The holy month of Ramadan is fast approaching. At Sarvatma Sevashram, the preparation for free meal distribution is at full swing. Like every year, this time also evening meal will be served at various places across the country. Motivated by ‘Sarva Dharm Sambhav‘, The Khidmat Foundation reaches out to people irrespective of religion, caste, colour…

(D)on’t You Waste Food!

While studying abroad I used to travel alone for hours, rather days together. It never seemed to end. It was an exhausting exercise for me. But here back home, travelling with Baba has been a great learning experience. The child in me desperately waits for the next adventure. It is an experience which cannot be…

(C)hirag Roshan Divas

Every year I look forward to February 07 when my Noor-Aks-Narayani family celebrates Chirag Roshan day at Noida Ashram. Babaji Srijnana Kalandar, an Avdhut, has established Noor-Aks-Narayani spiritual order which is a unique synthesis of Kalandari and Dattatreya tradition. It all began when the first chirag (consecrated earthen lamp) was lighted in 2012 at Noida Ashram….

(B)aithak with Babaji Srijnana Kalandar

Q: Who is a Kalandar? Babaji: Kalandars are wandering ascetic Sufi dervishes who may or may not be connected to a specific tariqat (spiritual lineage). It is a title given to saint who is at a very high level of spirituality. They are considered chosen saints of God. They are different from other saints and…

AtoZ Challenge theme Reveal

I am a first time blogger and look where I found myself. It has been a while that I have shared my experiences with the world. Life has surely been a blessing. You are all invited to my beautiful world of service, love and immense happiness. These are not mere words but the our lived reality….

(A)nd then I was born…

It is believed that a disciple is born when Guru glances at him/her for the first time. February 07, 2013 is when my journey began. The fateful day which brought me to my Spiritual Master, Babaji Srijnana Kalandar. Few thoughts after this life altering experience…   February 23, 2013; Delhi It is hard to describe the process of transformation which I…