Snippets Archive

Officer and Peon

Once upon a time, there lived two friends in a village. They often went on long journeys together. One of them had a horse, and so he always rode from place to place. The

True knowledge: Bhagavan’s Football Analogy

Students! You are familiar with the game of football. There are six players on each side for this game, and the goal is at the end of each side. The six internal enemies—desire, anger,

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

Prayer of Surrender

Why get agitated? Let Me take care of all your business. I shall be the one who will think about them. I am waiting for nothing else than your surrender to Me, and then

God & Grace

Grief and joy, and pain and pleasure alternate like the dark and bright fortnight by God’s decree, to foster equanimity and to lead man toward reality beyond both. If you do not attempt to transform yourself

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.

The Tongue

“Oh tongue, you are the one selected to enjoy the sweet taste; you speak truth that symbolizes sacrifice! You respect yourself and others. Without leaving your home, you attend to your work, without friendship

A Model Prayer to Mother Sai

  Mother Sai, We are all children within Thy womb. As the mother lovingly bears the hammerings of the embryo, Thou, too, in Thy supreme patience and compassion, dost put up with the painful

The Loving Mother Sai

Swami often says, “My love is equal to the love of a thousand mothers.” Like a mother He is always with us even when we are having our food. Swami tells us that food

Rama’s Throne

Remember that there is space for only one throne in your heart. You are inviting too many to occupy it or trying to make place for two thrones, one for Rama, and the other