Monthly Archive: February 2016

The Philosophy of Yoga

Excerpts from the Divine Discourse delivered by Bhagawan on 30 May 1993. In this age of technology, in order to maintain the burdensome family life and to bring more prosperity, man struggles day and

The Four Stages

Just as there are four stages in the life of everyone—boyhood, youth, middle age and old-age—there are four stages in each person’s acquisition of jnana (knowledge of Supreme Being), contemporaneous with these stages. Jnana is

Why I Love Villages Most

Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba spoke to Indian villagers in 1975 and expressed that He loved the villages because the virtues of detachment, uprightness, honesty, and sincerity still existed there while it had fast

The Glory of Bharat

Following is a discourse from Baba’s, “Lessons from the Immortal Indian Epics” given to the students in September 1992. He elaborates on the three crucial vices that humans have and how they are illustrated

Dharma Incarnate – Part 1

The Bhagavad-Gita opens with the word dharma [right conduct]! In the Gita sage Yyasa gives the dialogue between the dispirited warrior, Arjuna and Lord Krishna, who is God incarnated to uphold dharma. The Bhagavad-Gita

The Saga of Dhruva

In the following excerpt from Bhagavan Baba’s discourse on May 23, 1995 He spoke about the great child devotee Dhruva. Dhruva was a young lad of five years who did penance with single-minded devotion

Swami on Faith and Sadana

Hislop: Of the many ‘roads’ to self-realization, what is the short cut? Sai: The short cut is this way: the name of God is the seed, love is the water by which the crop