Sathya Sai Baba, fully Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai
Baba, fully Sri Sathya Sai Baba
1926
2011

Indian Contemporary Yogi, Guru, Philosopher, Spiritual Figure, Mystic, Philanthropist and Educator

Author Quotes

True education is not for a mere living, but for a fuller and meaningful life.

There may be differences among men, in physical strength, financial status, and intellectual acumen - but all are equal in the eye of God.

To help the helpless is the only way to please, follow and reach Him.

True humanness consists of a continuous series of tiny acts executed with absolute sincerity and largeness of heart.

There should be some regulations with regard to food. Many doctors emphasize the value of proteins and recommend meat, eggs, etc. But proteins got in this form serve only to build the body, but do considerable harm to the mind. Doctors are primarily concerned with the gross physical body. They pay little attention to the subtle form of the mental makeup. Most of the diseases that are prevalent in the world today are related to the mind. Mental illness seem to outnumber physical ailments. The Vedhaantha has declared that the mind is the cause of man' s bondage or liberation. This means that the mind has to be used properly and turned godwards. Equally the mind is responsible for health or sickness.

To rectify the world and put it on the proper path, we have to first rectify our conduct and ourselves.

True love expands the self; attachment contracts it.

There should not be any trace of dislike or distrust on the score of nationality, language, caste, economic status, scholarship, age or sex.

To reform: First weed out the evil thoughts and bad habits. Second cultivate good habits.

Trust in my wisdom. I do not make mistakes. Love my uncertainty for it is not a mistake. It is my intent and will. Remember -- nothing happens without my will. Be still. Do not ask to understand. Do not want to understand.

There was no one to understand Me until I created the whole world

To remove the evil of egoism, service is the most efficient instrument.

Truth has no fear; Untruth shivers at every shadow.

Therefore, human comprehension is restricted by the limits of human consciousness. But the sages of yore were able to cognize the Formless God in the visible Form because they had imbued themselves with Divine Consciousness. Thus, according to their levels, different people regard an Avatar as a mere human being or the Cosmic Reality.

To talk of the Vibhuti that I give or to talk of the things that I materialize and the miracles I perform is not correct. Sometimes, I feel like laughing at the ignorance of people when they attach such importance to My miracles. People talk only of such things and forget the much bigger aspect in Me.

Truth is one; there cannot be two. For, two can only be One, occurring twice.

Think before speaking; Think before acting; Then go ahead, If you feel good about it.

Today man is putting his senses to misuse and as a result his body is becoming weaker day by day. He shortens his life-span by his unsacred vision and by indulgence in sensual pleasures. Lakhs of light rays in his eyes are being destroyed because of his unsacred vision. That is the reason what man is developing eye defects.

Truth is the basis of Righteousness.

There is considerable change in human outlook that I have to bring about. No one can stop Me or deter Me from fulfilling these tasks for which I have come, namely the establishment of the one unchanging Truth. In this task, you have a part to play.

There is no compulsive rule that incarnations should occur only on earth and in human form. Any place, any form, can be chosen by God. Whichever place, whatever form, promotes the purpose of fulfilling the yearning of the devotee, that place and that form are chosen by the will of God. God is above and beyond the limits of time and space. He is beyond all characteristics and qualities, no list of such can describe Him completely.

There is no desire in Sai. Where is the space for desire in Sai? Everything is already Mine! Sai does not think. My will is instantly realized. Whatever it may be, it immediately appears.

The tree can teach you forbearance and tolerance. It offers shade to all, irrespective of age, sex or religion, nationality or status. It helps with fruit and shade even to the foe who lays his axe on its trunk! The dog can teach you a lesson in Faith, Self- less service and the process of Dedication.

There is no limitation to My Power. There is no reason to limit or confine My Power and My Grace to any one place. Infinite Power and Infinite Grace are present in My hands. To state these things with regard to Myself becomes necessary at times.

The values a man must cherish as his life- breath are, Truth, Righteousness, Peace, Love and Non-violence.

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First Name
Sathya Sai
Last Name
Baba, fully Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Birth Date
1926
Death Date
2011
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Indian Contemporary Yogi, Guru, Philosopher, Spiritual Figure, Mystic, Philanthropist and Educator