Monthly Archive: July 2005

The Ideal Disciple

Speaking to a group devoted to the study of the Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba calls the spiritual treatise the greatest harmonizer of all yogas. Baba urges us to embrace, practice, and

Let God be Your Guru

“Look upon God alone as your true guru,” observed Bhagavan Baba in His inspiring discourse on July 24, 1983, in the Poornachandra auditorium in Prasanthi Nilayam. The unprecedented gathering of devotees from many countries

That Memorable Janmashtami

During the celebrations of Krishna’s birthday in 1988, Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba revealed that He is Lord Krishna come again amidst us. It was 5 a. m. on September 1, 1977: “Swami, Swami,

The Incredible Sai

  Whether thou be far or near,   To His loving heart all are dear,   He is no stranger, why dost thou fear?   He knows all!   Whether it be prayers sincerely said,

I Play My Flute

The late Charles Penn was one of those rare humans whose meditations were relevant to many. A devotee of Swami since 1965, he was a recognized writer, editor, and publisher, and has written several

Prison Becomes Paradise

Each year devotees celebrate Baba’s birthday all around the world in places such as London, Buenos Aires, Casablanca, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. But perhaps the most inspiring celebration of all is the one

Obstacles in the Path of Dhyanam

The sadhaka (spiritual aspirant) who is earnest for the results, has to be ever vigilant. The senses might at any moment, regain their lost mastery, and enslave the individual. Digest, p. 253 Prasanthi is