Monthly Archive: April 2007

Baba on Public Life

Question: Swami, today Sai devotees are spread all over the world. They range from heads of governments to ordinary citizens. As your devotees, they enjoy special respect and esteem in society. What is the

Signs and Wonders

Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, in a discourse on December 1976, said that His manifestations were not to deceive and mislead the people but to attract, reconstruct, transform, and make them useful and serviceable for society.

The Ever‑caring Lord

On November 23rd, 1982, our 25‑year-old son was due to undergo a tricky sinus operation in his nose.  I wrote one of my little notes and placed it on my shrine, asking Swamiji to

A Journey with Sai

Sri V. Srinivasan, an electrical engineer and industrialist, has held several very prominent positions both in India and abroad. A devotee of Bhagavan for over three decades, he is currently the All-India President of the Sri

“I Have Saved Him”

Padma Vibhushan [a distinguished title] Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma’s name is synonymous with ‘Santoor’ [an instrument] for bringing an obscure and almost unknown musical instrument to the center stage of concerts today. He is an

Desire More, Desire More

If at any time we find Baba denying our prayers, it must be understood that it is for our own good and that we are actually profiting by it. A child sometimes asks for

The Message and the Response

Our American friends sing a beautiful hymn of praise on Bhagavan’s glory, which very aptly describes the message which He is constantly teaching us. It declares Baba as saying, “My life is My message.”

Similarity Between Sai and Jesus

Jesus: I assure you that unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. The greatest in the kingdom of heaven is the one who humbles himself and

Equality of Men and Women

Question: Swami, today Sai devotees are spread all over the world. They range from heads of governments to ordinary citizens. As your devotees, they enjoy special respect and esteem in society. What is the

An Emperor’s Taste  

Bhagavan Baba, in the following short story, shows us the importance of controlling the vagaries of the mind. The Emperor of Delhi, the famous Akbar, was melancholy and depress-ed. His Empire was prosperous and