Sri Sathya Sai Vrindawith Love, at His service

What does Swami want us to be? – Divine Discourse Summary – Sathya Sai Grama, Muddenahalli – March 25, 2019

To everyone, this is the only command: Be an example. Conduct yourself in such a way that you are worth the emulation by others. The best service that one can do to the society is to set an example by their own lives. That is why it is said, Uttamo paradevataGood people are greater than God Himself. For, all that I want from you is be good, be good, be good, at all times, in all places, in all situations. I am not interested in you all becoming great people, with great name, great fame, great wealth, power and prosperity. That is none of My lookout. But one thing that I expect, that I desire, that I wish for from all of you is that you all will become good people.  

What is good? Paropakaraya punyaya papaya parapeedanam. To help others, to serve others is good and to hurt others, to harm others is sin. So, in your thought, in your words or in your deeds, do not harm anyone, do not hurt anyone, do not trouble anyone. Try to be be good in all your thoughts, in words and actions. And if suppose you are not able to do good, at least don’t do bad anywhere. Whether you lose your life, it doesn’t matter; you should not lose your good name. Because a person with a bad name is worse than a dead man. Therefore, get good name from everyone. This is all that I desire. I don’t expect anything from anybody. I just want you to get a good name for yourself, good name for the institutions, for your parents and for everyone that you are associated with. Doing bad does not need much effort. Doing good does need efforts. Remember that. Therefore, you have to put efforts to be good. 

May devotees, all the volunteers, parents, teachers, children, all of you strive to be good people in the society. That is the best example, that is the best service that you can do to society. And that is the best way you can show your gratitude to Swami. When you become good, greatness follows you like a shadow, it will come chasing you, it won’t leave you. Be good. If you are good, God will be with you. If God is with you, you will always be good. Therefore, good and God are always together. G-o-o-d, good, G-o-d, God. God is inside every good. Therefore, God is with good. You want Me to be with you, help you, protect you, guide you, then you should be good, only then you will deserve Me, only then I can be with you. For your entire life, let this be the message – to be good, be good examples in the society and get good name.