He never liked or encouraged
discussion or arguments. He was always calm and controlled,
though irritable at times, always preached full Vedanta (knowledge)
and nobody knew till the last the real Baba.His eyes penetrating
Since his young days, Sai Baba grew hair on His head, never
had His head shaved. He used to wear a piece of white cloth
round His head along with a long flowing Kafni. The piece of
white cloth on the head was twisted like matted hair and flowed
down from the left ear on the back. He wore no shoes, no sandals.He
wore a coupin (waist-cloth-band) and for warding off cold he
always sat in front of a Dhuni (sacred fire) facing South with
His left hand resting on the wooden railing.
While sleeping at Chavadi Baba used to rest HIS head on a brick.Sai
Baba visited certain houses daily and went from door to door
where He stood as a beggar and called out, "Oh Mai, give
Me a piece of bread" and spread out His hand to receive
The food collected was poured into Kolamba - a stone pot and
animals and birds used to cluster around the pot to eat food.
Baba begged till noon, but His begging was very irregular. Some
days He went a few rounds, on other days up to twelve noon.In
the afternoon, He used to walk at random and go at times to
neighboring villages where He used to frequent the houses of
some of His devotees.
Babas way is to cater directly to the needs of each individual
and He did not require His devotees to take up any rituals or
conventionally prescribed practice, nor did He favoured any
particular path over another. Baba generally discouraged people
from changing their chosen form of worship in GOD and never
advised total detachment from worldly life and changeover of
preference for a particular deity as GOD. He advised perfect
loyalty in and faith in the power and blessings of the Almighty
(ALLAH MALIK) and patience for the results of action (KARMA).