Money Crunch

Author | February 19, 2010

MONEY CRUNCH
4/5/1966
I got up at 3 A.M. I awoke Ratan, as he was to leave for Dehradun by first gate.  Again I had a nap.  Then took bath and refused breakfast due to upset stomach.  Instead I was about to take lemon juice but Haribandhu came rushing panicky.
He blasted the news that Baba was leaving [...]

Judicial System

Author | February 12, 2010

3/5/1966:
Got up at 5 A.M. Finished bath, exercise, meditation and breakfast.  A bearded person came for Baba’s ‘darshan’.  I told him it was not possible. He was satisfied to see Baba from long distance.  I gave him food.  He went a happy man.
REPARTEE
I was called in at 9.30 A.M. I read out my final draft [...]

Minute Observation

Author | February 10, 2010

FUNNY GUESTS
29/4/1966:
I got up at 4 A.M. Rajat left for the Ashram and Hridas and Shomu accompanied him up to Kund chatti.  I finished exercise, meditation and bath.  After breakfast Baba came out and both of us were chatting.  I told him that a Sadhu had arrived and I requested him to stay for lunch.  [...]

Poetry-Money-RSS-Religion

Author | February 7, 2010

POETRY

Baba was to leave for his lunch but I requested him to dictate poem of Mathew Arnold, which he recited at the gate while leaving Ashram for the Himalayas.  I have already mentioned the stanza earlier.  He then recited Rabindranath Tagore’s Epitaph on C.R.Das in Bengali and its translation in English as below:
Note: Prof. Dr. [...]

University Plans & more..

Author | February 5, 2010

LOAN AND PLAN
Baba told Ramkrishnaji to ask Vinod Sharma a loan of Rs.fifty thousand for six months for Ashram.  When Ramkrishnaji enquired as to when the work would start, Baba said within six months.  Baba told him that he would have to resign then.  Before leaving the Himalayas Baba wanted to visit Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri [...]

More discussions with Baba

Author | February 1, 2010

21/4/1966:
Got up early and as usual finished ablutions, bath, meditation and exercise and had breakfast with guests.  Ramakrishnaji prolonged his stay while Mr. and Mrs. Sharma were to leave.  Mr. Sharma promised to send one thousand rupees at the camp and an equal amount to the Ashram.  Shubir was sent with him to fetchthe  money.  [...]