Yearly Archive: 2012

Recognize Your Divine Identity

In this enlightening divine discourse delivered on His 72nd birthday, Bhagavan Baba urges us to celebrate His birthday by identifying with our inner divine principle, which indeed is the purpose of our lives. Neither

Praise or Abuse 

In the Mahabharata when Shishupala abused Sri Krishna in Yudhishtira’s audience hall and after Shishupala was slain by Sri Krishna, a flame emerged from Shishupala’s body and merged in Sri Krishna. Yudhishtira was surprised

Jesus – The Embodiment of Compassion

Jesus opened the possibilities for a relationship with God with perspectives not known previously in his land or his culture. In the time of Jesus, Israel had a temple system of worship and this

The Call of the Flute

One year has passed since I drove away from Prasanthi Nilayam and waved farewell to Sathya Sai Baba and came to U.S.A. As I look back on that eventful July day when I first

Prema is a Precious Diamond

Prema (love) is like a most precious diamond. It will not remain even for a single moment with selfish persons. It will not stay for even half a moment with egoistic persons. It will

The Five Yajnas

In this discourse delivered on Dasara a quarter century back, Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba emphasizes that honoring and nurturing one’s parents and all other beings is the most profound and enduring yet simple

Blossoming Together

I really didn’t believe in miracles. In fact, in 1973 I just began to believe in God! Sathya Sai Baba then started to open His treasure chest before me, and showered miracle after miracle to

Live Carefree and Happy

The ancient scriptures say that God only is and that all else is illusion superimposed on the reality of God. The power that projects the many people and the universe and invests them with

The Glory of the Divine Name

I can’t believe it, but it did happen to me. In February 1985, I casually participated in the 8th All India Music Competition sponsored annually by the Sur Sangam Club, Jaipur, [North India]. Just

The True Triumph

In 1974 Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba talked to His college students on education. His definition applies to every one of us. He said that one is not educated by studying a number of