Yearly Archive: 2004

My Task is This

In the following letter, written when He was about 20 years of age, Sri Sathya Sai consoles a devotee who was anguished by criticism against Baba. Bhagavan points out that divine beings are unaffected

“ …….. Yet I Continue to Work”

In the following article, a long-time devotee of Bhagavan Baba, M.V.N. Murthy, draws a parallel between the present avatar and Sri Krishna. Both avatars did not need to work, but they carried on righteous work to

The Festival of Lights

Sri Sathya Sai Baba gave the discourse below at the Prasanthi Nilayam ashram on Diwali [Festival of Lights] day, October 25, 1973. In the discourse, He explained how and why various Indian states celebrate

Baba and Miracles: A Muslim View

This article is written by an old-time devotee who is teaching in Anantapur College for Girls, the first college established by Bhagavan Baba for women. Here she compares the teachings of Islam to those of

The Life of Isa

Sathya Sai Baba said in His December 1978 Christmas discourse that Isa (another name for Jesus) was born with a purpose in life. He taught that first you work as a messenger or servant of

Bethlehem and Brindavan

“The birthday of Christ is when He is born in each person’s heart. It is only on that day that a person is entitled to celebrate Christmas,” says Sathya Sai Baba. Centuries ago, the

The Lord is my Shepherd

This is the true story of how we discovered Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. My wife, 11 children and myself are Roman Catholics by faith. We are God-fearing people and do not relish denounc-ing

Nine Stages of Devotion Through Devotional Songs

This article is adapted from a talk by a young devotee of Bhagavan Baba who has been in the Sai fold since 1979.  He was an active member of the official bhajan group of

Energy & Swami

Question: Swami, we take sumptuous meals twice a day. Again, we take heavy breakfast, evening snacks and several cups of coffee during the course of the day. Still, we feel weak and exhausted. You

Christmas Message

For people born with a mission, the days on which they take up the physical body should not alone be identified as their birthdays. Such days are birthdays only for the physical body. In