Monthly Archive: October 2004

The Vedapurusha Sapthaha Jnana Yajna

The  following discourse, delivered by Sathya Sai Baba in 1972 at Prasanthi Nilayam, focuses on the meaning of the Vedapurusha Sapthaha Jnana Yajna, a fire ceremony performed there every year during Dasara, a Hindu festival. Prasanthi

The life of Samartha Ramadas

 At Trayee Brindavan (Sai Baba’s ashram in Bangalore), Bhagavan Baba gave a detailed account of the life of Samartha Ramadas, the great saint from Maharashtra, west India. In a place called Badar in the

Thou Divinestealer

Come! O’ Come! O’ Lord to one and all Thou Divinestealer of hearts and souls With a melodious patter of Thy lovely feet Moving like the soft breath of the fading wind Thy face

Setting an Example in Service

Dr. R. S. Padmanabhan is regarded by some as Swami’s most sincere living devotee today. On his 80th birthday, Bhagavan called him and a few relatives for an interview. Swami hugged him and told

The Novel Night

The Navaratri (nine nights) is the festival to commemorate the victory of good ver evil. The embodiment of divine power in its various manifestations as Mahasaraswati (satwic—pure), Mahalakshmi (rajasic—activity) and Mahakali (tamasic—dullness) was able

Devotees and Swami

Question: Swami, I beg your pardon for asking this question. While I am afraid to pose the question, I am also very keen to know the answer from You. Since You are our most

Silence Promotes Divine Strength

One of the first principles of straight living is the practice of silence. For the voice of God can be heard in the region of your heart only when the tongue is stilled and