of Bhagavân S'rî Sathya Sai Baba
taken from this Biography.
is the sub-stratum, the substance; the separate and the sum, the Sath;
the activity, the consciousness, feeling, the willing
and the doing, the chith;
the splendor, the harmony, the melody, the Ananda;
"My Mission is to grant you courage and joy, to
drive away weakness and fear. Do not condemn yourselves as sinners; sin
is a misnomer for what are really errors, provided you repent sincerely
and resolve not to follow evil again. Pray to the Lord to give you the
strength to overcome the habits which had enticed you when you were
"Worry, greed and needless agitation and anxiety, these cause
even bodily disease. Mental weakness is the biggest cause of disease.
Dis-ease is a want of ease; the contented mind is the best drug."
"Be good, be joyful, be bold, be honest, be temperate, be
patient. These are the rules of good health."
"I refuse to call anyone an athiest or an unbeliever, for all
are the Creations of the Lord and repositories of the Grace. In
everyone's heart there is a spring of love, a rock of truth. That love
is God, that truth is God. Divinity is there in the depths of
everyone's inner being."
"The Lord is above and beyond all limits of caste and color,
of wealth and poverty; it is foolish to believe that the Lord asks for
this gift or is angry when it is not offered."
"I have come to guide and bless those who undergo the
discipline and practice leading to divine union. I am neither man nor
woman, old or young, I am all these."
"Do not praise Me. I like you to approach Me without fear, as
a right. You do not extol your father. You ask for something from him,
as a right, is that not so?"
"You may be seeing Me today for the first time, but you are
all old acquaintances for Me. I know you through and through. My task
is the spiritual regeneration of humanity through truth and love. If
you approach one step nearer to Me, I shall advance three steps towards
"I am happiest when a person carrying a heavy load of misery
comes to Me, for he is most in need of what I have."
"It is not mentioned anywhere that the grace of God is
available only for certain classes or races or grades of people. From
the smallest to the biggest all are entitled to it. The Lord is
"The world can achieve prosperity and peace only through such
persons whose hearts are pure and whose minds are free of prejudice and
passion, lust and greed, anger and envy."
"I have not started the work for which I have come for I am
still in the stage of preliminary reconnaissance. When I start my
campaign the whole world will know of it and benefit by it."
"Whensoever there is the fading of the Dharma and the uprising
of unrighteousness, then I loose myself forth into birth. For the
deliverance of the good, for the destruction of the evil-doers, for the
enthroning of the right, I am born from age to age." The Gîtâ‚ -
Fourth Chapter. (verses
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These verses in the Bhagavad Gîtâ, sanskrit, word for word and
glânir bhavati bhârata
and wherever; hi -- certainly; dharmasya -- of
religion; glânih -- discrepancies; bhavati -- become manifested;
bhârata -- O descendant of Bharata; abhyutthânam --
predominance; adharmasya -- of irreligion; tadâ -- at that time;
âtmânam -- self; srijâmi -- manifest; aham -- I.
is sure that one weakens in righteousness and a
predominance of injustice does manifest, o descendant of Bhârata,
at that time I do manifest Myself.
vinâs'âya ca dushkritâm
sambhavâmi yuge yuge
deliverance; sâdhûnâm -- of the devotees;
vinâsâya -- for the annihilation; ca -- and;
dushkritâm -- of the miscreants; dharma -- principles of
religion; samsthâpana-arthâya -- to reestablish;
sambhavâmi -- I do appear; yuge -- millennium; yuge -- after
liberate the seekers of truth, to take the power away from the wicked
ones and to reestablish the way of the human principles I do appear age
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