Yearly Archive: 2014

Four Steps

In this discourse delivered on a past birthday, Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba urges us to strictly follow the ancient prescription laid down for different stages of life to attain mental peace and equanimity. Stages of

Jesus—The Embodiment of Compassion

Jesus opened up 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-based system of worship, and

Oh Sai! 

  I long to know Thee better, day by day, I want to draw much closer when I pray, To listen more intently for Thy voice, To let the things Thou choosest be my

Glimpses of Baba

The following is an excerpt from an article published in Sanathana Sarathi in 1975. I was in the United States in September and October of 1974, visiting Sathya Sai Centers. The California newspaper, named

How to Develop Good Samskaras

Men are immersed in many activities and they are engaged in various undertakings. This is a well-known fact. They are so many in number that sometimes one may feel that the span of twenty-four

For All Mankind

Sathya Sai Baba urges us to abide by the quintessential Vedic message—employ our body and mind to realize the pervasive Divinity in and around us. With just a few virtues but with scholarship vast  What

By the Grace of God

Because of a disturbing event, I tried time and time again to counter the action of a `superior.’ I tried often just to hand it over to Baba. I reasoned that it was His

Good and Bad

Sathya Sai’s discourse on a distant Deepawali day holds as good today: light the lamp within to destroy the negativities, and rejoice as God shines forth. The body is the temple where God dwells within,

Can Religion Survive?

The following article is from an essay by Ms. Rajeshwari Patel when she was a student at the Sathya Sai College at Anantapur. Presently she is a faculty member at the Anantapur campus of

Freedom & Prosperity

Gandhi said, ‘My India is the India of villages.’ The freedom that has been won, and the prosperity that is looked forward to can be ensured only when the villagers are free and prosperous.