You and Me
And so we have
come to the last chapter of this book, dear
reader. I hope you have become more interested
in the pilgrimage which everyone has perforce to
undertake to the seat of God.
assured us that He will remain in the human
frame beyond the year 2020. He says that He has
not yet started the work for which He has come
which is still in the preliminary stage of
reconnaissance. When He starts His campaign, He
says the whole world will know of it and benefit
from it. Therefore subsequent events in the life
of Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba are certain to
be even more inspiring and elevating.
The Golden Age
of Human Redemption is here. The splendor of its
dawn has already filled the clouds on the
eastern horizon with golden glory and will
circle the entire world. Mankind is awakening.
"I came", Baba says, "because the good men of
the world, the saintly, the wise, the sage and
the seeker, the guides and the Godly longed for
May the pure
and the righteous rejoice! The wicked and the
false, the cowardly and cruel may also rejoice,
for He in His Mercy will lead them back onto the
holy path. Baba has asked, "If I close the door
against the sinful, the fallen and the renegade,
where else can they go?"
You and I have
no excuse now to be content with only maps and
guide books, to consult the case histories of
invalids who cured themselves, or pour over
tomes that confound the brain.
has come - the Healer, as loving as the Mother,
as strong as the Father, as wise as the Master,
as All-seeing as God. May He, the Source, the
Stream and the Sea, the All-pervasive,
All-inclusive, All-animating, give to us all the
strength and the steadfastness to journey toward
What does He
ask for us? To start this very moment the
discipline needed for the good life. With what
offering shall we approach Him? Not with the
leaf, flower, fruit, and water, the customary
offerings. Instead offer Him truth,
righteousness, peace and love - or at least the
effort to attain these four or any one of the
four - and sincerity in the struggle to improve.
"Offer on the leaf of the body the blossom of
the mind, fragrant with humility, the fruit of
the heart, ripe with spiritual austerity, and
sweet with the essence of compassion, mercy, and
self-control, and the water of tears welling out
of joyful bliss. That is enough".