Rabda: My Sai . . . My Sigh
Rabda has lost much in life and now wants to attempt suicide. But destiny saves him. As he lies distraught and broken on the hospital bed, he has a visitor-Sai Baba of Shirdi himself. From there, together with Baba, he embarks on a journey of understanding his life. He realized how his anger had affected his past life and how it has now cast a shadow on the present. Several such truths of life and living begin to unfold. Through Baba's conversations with Rabda emerge the former's philosophy and teachings. Powerfully written, this novel shows the path to understanding faith, hope and surrender, and Sai Baba of Shirdi.
A devotee of Sai Baba of Shirdi, Ruzbeh N. Bharucha is one of the most influential spiritual writers of our times. He is the author of eighteen books, including the bestselling Fakir trilogy, which has been translated into several languages. Rabda: My Sai . . . My Sigh, published by Penguin Books in 2014, was an instant bestseller. A former journalist, Ruzbeh is also a documentary film-maker. His documentary Sehat . . . Wings of Freedom, on AIDS and HIV in Tihar Jail, was screened at the XVII International AIDS Conference in 2008. His collaboration with Zambhala, India's yoga, music and life spirit festival-the first of its kind-gave birth to a series of powerful videos called 'Ramblings with Ruzbeh Bharucha'. His articles have been published in the Times of India, Free Press Journal, Indian Express, Maharashtra Herald, Sunday Observer, Jam-e-Jamshed and Afternoon. His book My God Is a Juvenile Delinquent has been included in the reading list of all judicial academies in India. Ruzbeh is the 110th Master for the 'Speaking Tree', where he writes an immensely popular blog on spirituality.
His Facebook page has reached out to thousands in a very short span of time. The daily affirmations and messages are a source of inspiration to many. He lives with his family in Pune.
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