Devotion to Mother – Story of Bayazid Bostami

Devotion to Mother – Story of Bayazid Bostami

Devotion to mother

Bayazid Bostami was a small boy. His mother was ill. One night the entire village was in deep sleep. He was studying by the side of the bed of his ailing mother. But all on a sudden, his mother woke upraised her head and told her son to give her a glass of water. Bayazid went to the kitchen to bring water but he found no water there. He looked for water everywhere in the house. He was so much devoted to his mother and loved her very dearly. He felt great pity for his thirsty mother. As a result, he went to a distant fountain to fetch water. But the nearby water hole was far away from the home. He took the pitcher and started walking to the water hole.  Reaching to the hole he filled the pitcher and returned home as early as possible. He came back with water and found his mother asleep. He did not wake her. He thought awakening his mother may sour up her illness. Holding a glass of water in a hand, he is still beside his mother’s bed. He was waiting for his mother’s waking. But she was sound asleep.

When it was dawn Bayazid’s mother woke up and instantly discovered her son standing beside her bed with a glass of water in hand. At first, she could not understand anything. She wondered for a moment. Then she could realize the fact. She could not control her tears. She embraced her son with deep love and blessed him from the core of her heart. The mother impressed with his son’s devotion to her and blessed him from the core of her heart. Then she remembered and embraced her son with deep love. She earnestly prayed to Allah to bless her son with the highest honor in spiritual life. Allah granted her prayer and Bayazid became a great saint in his later life.

[Note: This is Bayazid’s devotion to his mother or Bayazid’s love for his mother’s short story or Bayazid and his mother or Bayazid Bostami completing the story in short in English with morals.]