Monthly Archive: October 2005

Mind is the Instrument for Liberation

What is mala? Man commits many offences, knowingly or unknowingly, not only in this life but also in previous lives. The imprint of these actions is carried by the chitta (memory), life after life,

 My Mission and Your Task

How simply and how sweetly, yet most powerfully, our beloved Swami explains, cajoles, and inspires us to understand His reason for being here and our own essential responsibility. It is festival time everyday here,

The Eternal Interview

One in a thousand is privileged to receive the much sought-after interview with Baba. Most have to rely on internal interviews that are equally gratifying.  “Did Swami give you an interview?”  “No, not really.” “Well,

From Outward to Unquestioning Devotion 

In the following address to the members of the Sathya Sai Organization in Chennai, India, Bhagavan Baba lays out the steps to attain the highest level of devotion for the betterment of the world. His recipe:

Ananya Bhakti [The Highest Form of Devotion]

Following is an excerpt in which Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba emphasizes that devotion has to arise from pure thoughts. He illustrates such devotion as what the gopikas exhibited toward Krishna. Swami came to

Pure Actions Guarantee Peace

There are many people who are not aware of even the meaning of the word, prasanthi. It is as the backbone to each individual, and for the sadhaka (spiritual aspirant) it is the very