Get Ghanshyam's Ears Pierced
Bhaktimata was very happy that Ghanshyam turned seven years old.
She wanted to pierce his ears and get nice earings for him.
On Thursday, Sharad Purnima, the ear-piercer arrived in Chhapaiya.
Bhaktimata sat Ghanshyam on her lap. The ear piercer touched the
needle gently to Ghanshyam's ear. A flow of light came out and the
needle fell down. Everybody was surprised.
After the light disappeared, Ghanshyam was no longer in Bhaktimata's
lap. Everyone searched for him. Finally, Bhaktimata saw him sitting
on a branch of the tree. She told Rampratapji to bring him down
to the ground.
Rampratapji climbed up the tree and saw that Ghanshyam sitting
on the lap of Bhaktimata and on the branch. He was surprised!
Ghanshyam, seated on the lap, said "I will let you pierce
my ears if you give me "Ghor." So, Bhaktimata got "Ghor"
from the house and gave it to Ghanshyam Maharaj. Then Lord got his
Answer the following questions.
- On what day were Ghanshyam's ears pierced?
- Why did the needle fall down?
- Why was Rampratapji surprised?
- On which condition did Ghanshyam agree
to pierce his ears?