Monthly Archive: January 2008

Oneness Essential

Today is an auspicious day, for the New Year is welcomed with great expectation and the old year is given a grand farewell. This ritual has occurred since the history of man began. But

The Higher Path

“Uttarayana” is the time when the sun starts its northward journey, and it is a very auspicious time of the year.  The word Uttarayana has a physical as well as spiritual meaning. For you,

My First Experience

Amidst the melodious vesper bells in the darkness of an October night, hundreds of earnest throats were sending their appeal of reverence and devotion in the form of hymns of praise to the Almighty.

Love Conquers All

I have been to India many times since 1977, and invariably people ask, “How was the Taj Mahal?” My answer is always the same, “I have never been there.” “So, where have you been?” they

Namasmarana—the Panacea

Diamond cuts diamond. Thorn removes thorn. Karma cures karma. Karma, derided as causing the dualities of grief-joy, pain-pleasure, birth—-death, also brings about liberation from the chain of duality. Karma causes both bondage and liberation.

The Question and the Answer

Do you remember when you chose? The time when you chose this life The day you chose these lessons The moment you chose your parents The second you chose to be You Why do

Sai Never can say Goodbye

Sonya Ki has just returned from a very long and enjoyable trip with Baba. This is what she penned down before leaving Parthi. Monsoon tears flash flood the temple tiles desperately I clasp the

Sanctify Every Moment

If you wish to embark on a new life, you need not wait for the arrival of a New Year. To wait for a whole year means waiting for 12 months, and so many

Thoughts and Desires

John Hislop: Swami, conflict between people appears to be inevitable. What to do? SAI: Conflicts do come about, but they should be limited to that point, to the fact of conflict and should not