Monthly Archive: May 2004

Revere the Mother

Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba in the following discourse stresses the gratitude one owes one’s parents. In particular, he draws on the example of His love for His mother Easwaramma, whose devotion to Baba allowed

Buddha’s Response

There used to be a village-chief who did not like Buddha’s way of life. He used to look upon him as a lazy person who was gathering round him young men and making them

Always be Aware of the Highest Truth

The sadhaka (spiritual aspirant) should always seek the truthful and joyful; he must avoid all thoughts of the sad and the depressing. Depression, doubt, conceit-—these are harmful to the spiritual aspirant. When his devotion

Message of the Avatars and the Epics

In the ensuing discourse, Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba emphasizes the key role of societal service in upholding dharma—righteousness. He urges us to control the three vices of anger, desire, and greed citing examples from the


Question: Swami, to what extent are parents responsible for the degradation of values among children? Bhagavan: My opinion is that parents are solely responsible for spoiling children. Many parents behave like Dhritarashtra, the blind