Monthly Archive: May 2005

Charming Saplings

In the following excerpt from His discourse at the Sri Sathya Sai Convent School in the late 1960s, Bhagavan Baba charges parents to take full responsibility for inculcating righteous values in children from a

His Touch that Purifies

The late Charles Penn was an ardent devotee of Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. He often received messages from Baba during his meditations, which he shared with fellow devotees. The following piece is one

Purity—the Path to Liberation

Buddha Poornima, which was celebrated for the first time in Prasanthi Nilayam in 1996, has become an annual event.  In the following discourse, Bhagavan Baba emphasizes to the need to imbibe the teachings of


Swami reminds us here of our supreme duty and obligation to our mother. In these days of varied cultural mores, people often forget that they owe their life to their mother. Swami upholds and

The Lord’s Prayer

Oh! Lord! Take My Love and let it flow in fullness or devotion to thee Oh! Lord! Take my hands and let them work incessantly for thee Oh! Lord! Take my soul and let

Good Thoughts

Good people sacrifice their personal interests and purify the atmosphere of their environment. They are like an incense stick that goes on burning and radiating fragrance to everyone who comes close to them, even

The Company you Keep

Question: Swami, company is very essential for everybody. Is it as significant as it is said to be? Bhagavan: Undoubtedly, good company is very important for every one of you. In fact, you should