Devotion to mother completing story: Bayazid Bostami was a great saint. In his childhood he was a very obedient boy. He was especially obedient to his mother. Once Bayazid was reading on his table. it was dead at night. The surrounding atmosphere had the pin-drop silence of profound sleep. His mother was also in deep sleep. Besides, she was ill. Suddenly his ailing mother got up from sleep and asked Bayazid to give her a glass of water. Bayazid at once went to the pitcher . But unfortunately there was not a drop of water in it. There was no source of water nearby. So, Bayazid went to a distant fountain with the pitcher and brought water for his mother.
But by that time he got back home, his mother was asleep again. Bayazid thought that he should not, disturb his mother’s sleep. So, he stood still beside his mother’s bed with a glass of water in-his hand. Thus the rest of the night passed by. But his mother did not wake up. He did not go to bed thinking that his mother might get up from sleep anytime. If she did not find him ready with drinking water, she might be shocked. However, in the morning his mother woke up. She was surprised seeing Bayazid standing with a glass of water, beside her bed. But so could remember every thing. Her heart was filled with a unique love for Bayazid. she embraced her son and prayed for him from the core of her heart.