Divine Discourses

sathya-sai-baba-sai-999991-medium-400x400-imaeeznydgq5ygtqAfter 85 years of living His life as His message, Sri Sathya Sai Baba decided to shed His Physical Body on April 24th 2011. However, His earthly sojourn did not end there, nor did His mission. Soon after, He announced His continued presence in the Subtle Body and also His intention to hasten the process of transformation from man to divine. In His own words His message is –

“Whether I am in the body or not, the purpose is just the same. It has not changed. Whether I was Rama or Krishna or Allah or Jesus or Buddha – the purpose has always remained the same. I have come for transformation of the human heart, and I continue to do that. If there were circumstances in which I could have stayed in the physical body, I would have continued to do the same. There would not have been any change. The destination is the transformation of human into Divine.”

These are the compilation of summaries of His Divine messages in subtle form to the humanity.

Sathya Sai Baba

Divine Discourse Summary - Nov 30th, 2016

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In this temporary world, everything that emerges out of it is also temporary. Truth and good name are the only things that remain eternally permanent. Many great men have tried to remain immortal and be remembered by the people by acquiring tremendous wealth, having a lot of progeny or building great tombs in their memories. Their tombs do remain but they have only become tourist spots. They aren’t instruments to remember their glory. Therefore, do not strive for that which is not going to stay any which ways.
Sathya Sai Baba
Sathya Sai Baba

The purpose of all activity is purification of the mind - Summary Divine Discourse on 20 November 2016 – Evening

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When the noise of the mind is reduced, you can listen to the voice of the heart or the Atma. When you are haunted by a question or a doubt, what you need to do, is to sit down, silence your mind and do some meditation, then your heart - the voice of the Atma or Divinity – will be heard and you will know what you have to do at that particular point of time.
Sathya Sai Baba

It is your birthright to attain immortality - Summary Divine Discourse on 19 November 2016 – Evening Session

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Divine grace showers on everybody equally. Depending on your effort, you will get the right kind of experience. At your tender age, when you are young, the body is strong, mind is tender, and heart is full of love - that is the time when you should take to Sadhana. Even if you don't do any Sadhana, just chanting the name of God that you love is good enough.
Sathya Sai Baba

Only through selfless service, you will attain Nirvana or liberation - Summary Divine Discourse on 19 November 2016 – Morning Session

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When you involve yourselves in selfless activities, that is bend the body, then comes mend the senses and end the mind ultimately. The inner significance of this particular theme is that only through selfless service, you will attain Nirvana or liberation.
Sathya Sai Baba

Only God is Permanent - Summary Divine Discourse on 17 November 2016

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What we think exists does not really exist; what we think does not exist, is what really exists. What exists is God and God alone; the world does not exist. That is the truth that all of you have to recognise. This world is nothing but the shadow of God. If you go behind the shadow and try to grab it, you will never get it. Only when you lay your hands on the real object, you can enjoy it. The whole world is nothing but a reflection of God. It is not the Truth. God is only the entity which is eternal, permanent, steady and is all the time there.
Sathya Sai Baba

What is a true shelter? - Summary Divine Discourse on 16 November 2016

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A lot of devotees have come to this place from many, many countries, Not only that they have reached this Ashrama, they have also reached the Ashraya, which means the Divine shelter. What is the greatest shelter? The company of the godly persons. Just because you build four walls and put a roof on your head, it does not become a shelter. The true shelter is gaining the company of the Divine personalities, which will definitely lead us to attaining Divine grace.
Sathya Sai Baba

What is Akhanda Bhajan? - Summary Divine Discourse on 13th November 2016

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Where My devotees keep singing My glory and My name, undoubtedly, I will install Myself there. Bhajans without love for God can only be called music. It cannot be called Bhajans. Having ‘feeling’ while singing Bhajans is very important. What kind of feeling should one have? The feeling that - I want God.
Sathya Sai Baba

Serve God selflessly and become immortal - Summary Divine Discourse on 27th October 2016

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As long as you have the body, you have a father, mother, brothers, sisters and children. But once the body is gone, all these relationships will vanish. Similarly, when the mind is filled with love, you think that a particular person is your friend. And when the same mind develops hatred for that person, he becomes your enemy.
Sathya Sai Baba

What is our true Dharma? - Summary Divine Discourse on 10 October 2016

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There is no power greater than the power of love! This love can achieve anything in this universe. But in order to know its power, one must use it. When Hanuman had to cross the ocean to reach Lanka, he wasn't sure whether he will be able to do it. He had to be reminded and told that he was capable of it. And it is only when he believed in these words that he could fly across the ocean. Tell yourself: I am Divine, I am Divine, I am Divine.
Sathya Sai Baba

How best to deal with desires - Summary Divine Discourse on 9th October 2016

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Use this Mantra: I want God, I want to please God, I want to be near God, I want to be dear to God. There is no point in mugging up or remembering all the kinds of knowledge - they are like a bagful of coins; heavy to carry with limited value. Love for God is like a one thousand rupee note, light but of the same value.