Monthly Archive: April 2009

What’s In A Name

On Yugadi day [Telegu New Year] in 1973, Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba said that the New Year day is in no way different from the previous or next day. It comes and goes

A Different Religion

Throughout all my years in Bal Vikas [Swami’s spiritual education program], I have always been taught about the different religions. At first, when I joined the class, I was actually upset thinking this would

Treat Nature with Reverence

Beth Clark, the author of this article, came to Bhagavan Baba in 1999 and has since become His instrument to encourage devotees, through workshops at Mid Atlantic [U.S.]retreats, satsangs, and as a Group 2

Are We Doing Our Part?

Have you noticed lately how time seems to be accelerating more and more as we move closer toward the end of this century? There will be, no doubt, plenty more hurdles to overcome, challenges

Divine Love Through Sacrifice and Suffering

Love is, thus, an amalgam of sweetness, effulgence, and wisdom. Compassion is the reflection of love.  Jesus is the embodiment of compassion. He looked with compassion at the poor and the miserable and gave

Worldly Desires Versus Desire for God

Hislop: One very strong tendency is in the tongue, the problem of taste, which gives rise to craving for more. How do we overcome that? Sai: The body is like a boil. Water is

Why People Should Protect the Environment

Submissions by SSE students of the Sathya Sai Baba Center of Bethesda, Maryland Why Should We Protect the Environment? Swami says that it is necessary to help the environment because when we do there

The Nishkama Karma Method

The most direct method of achieving spiritual success is nishkama karma, action without any attention or attachment to the fruit there from—action as duty, action as dedication, action as worship. But, action and the