Yearly Archive: 2007

Birthday Message

In the infinite stream of time, as night and day, summer and winter, roll endlessly on, humans are carried mercilessly by this flood. The term of living beings diminishes with every [passing] day. While


Jesus’ life and example show us the qualities we must develop in order to have a fruitful spiritual life.  We can all be messengers of God by developing love, service and compassion.  Christmas brings

The Four-Faced Divine

Balasaheb Bharade, a devotee of Baba, said it was a difficult task to speak about Baba, but he was reminded of the sage who once made a buffalo recite the Vedas! Similarly, Baba would

Four Steps

Dr John Hislop was very devoted to Bhagavan Baba. Following is a text of his speech to the gathering on Baba’s birthday in 1973  Beloved Lord Sri Sathya Sai and my brothers and sisters in

Many Mansions

A few hours from now, it will be Christmas when people worldwide will celebrate the birth of [Jesus] Christ. Indeed, it will be celebrated with great pomp and ceremony, in contrast to the actual circumstances

Inner Significance of the Navaratri Festival

The inner meaning of the Navaratri [nine-night] festival was explained by Bhagavan Baba in His discourse in the Prasanthi mandir [temple]on September 27. Navaratri means nine nights. Darkness is associated with night. What is this

God-Man, Man-God

Sage Valmiki asked Sage Narada, “At the present time, is there a man who is full of virtues, possessed of heroic prowess, who knows the principles of righteousness, who is aware of the service

The Four Brothers

In the following discourse, Bhagavan Baba has compared Rama and His brothers to the four Vedas—an interesting analogy. He has also spoken about the importance of the Rama mantra. Rama is a name that

When Tulsi Bloomed at the Lotus Feet

When my servants Ask thee concerning Me I am indeed Close: I listen To the prayer of every Supplicant when he calleth on Me. (The Quran: II: 186) Karim Saab (67), shriveled and taciturn,

How the Lord Chooses

I had been waiting for weeks to have an interview with Sri Sathya Sai Baba when ‘she’ arrived. ‘She’ was called in for an interview immediately. The very next day, ‘she’ received another. “How unfair,”