WITH BOTH HANDS
Mehera J. Irani
Baba then turned around, had Padri open the Prasad sacks, and told us to open the bundles of shirts. All the villagers were there to receive their Prasad from Baba. Sitting on the verandah Baba looked so happy as He called a little child from his mother's lap, held his hand and caressed it, then gave him a nicely folded shirt with the chura Prasad on it. And the child was very happy to have a nice new shirt to wear and some Prasad to eat. All the children were given their share, then the older boys, and lastly the men.
Baba gave so much Prasad that in the younger children's small hands, it spilt on to the ground. Baba would always give abundantly, with both hands, so generous He was. And Baba loved to see another eat. He loved to give food.
So the villagers were happy. And when Baba told them to leave, the children were shouting and laughing and chattering excitedly, all eating their Prasad. It was such a beautiful scene.
MEHERA, pp. 59–60
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