Archive for 2012

Sathya Sai’s Love For Dogs and Dog Lovers…

Man is the initiating factor, to whom is committed the task of leading the animal kingdom towards liberation. Does he ever live up to this commitment? …at a time when humans turn blind towards their co-inhabiting world of animals, birds and creatures, a beautiful story depicting  love and compassion, of man and God,  for the four-legged ones, extracted from the book ‘Sai Baba – The Embodiment Of Love’ by Peggy Mason & Ron Lang. read more »

Is He God!?!

In his journey towards God, man often fumbles not to dump himself to doom, but to arise, awake and to walk the path again with more vigour…until he reaches Him, his final destination…Man’s journey unto his final goal is always a saga of ups and downs, with the mind playing tricks often deluding him…Sri Raj Sekhar Ganta attempts to poetically illustrate this dilly-dallying game of man’s spiritual journey…Raj Sekhar Ganta is an alumnus of SSSIHL, Prasanthi Nilayam Campus and the poem is extracted from his book of poems ’108 Heart Beats’. read more »

A Cosmic Presentation – Samastha Lokah Sukhino Bhavantu…

Bhagawan’s Eternal Mantra for Love, Peace and Harmony for His entire creation found follow up last week when Youth from Pune took up a unique campaign organising a presentation, praying and promoting the Mantra for peace for all the worlds.  This presentation, held on Dec 2, 2012 in  Sadhu Vaswani Hall, Salisbury Park, Pune was a humble offering by the Youth of Pune at Bhagawan’s Lotus Feet. Detailing the same writes Ms Nupur Chaudhuri… read more »

How Far Can We Go?

Where is he heading to, man, who is undoubtedly the most ‘evolved’ among His creation? Is he on the right track, practising all that He taught us…or is he heading towards the wrong end? Ignorant of Him and His teachings, how far can we go, asks Sri Jullie Chaudhuri… read more »

With God…Be Fair…

How petty minds, full of selfish desires work, at times trying to cheat even God without knowing that they are playing around with the Cosmic Creator, at Whose mercy the whole of creation is hanging…existing… ? Saying that, “… your prayers will be answered only when there is sincerity in you” Bhagawan narrated an episode from His Story, concluding that attempt to cheat God would lead to dire consequences… From Bhagawan’s Divine Discourse on 19 October 1999. read more »

The Prayer That Is Heard…

When a prayer is offered with anguished yearning, in the true spirit of love and devotion, God readily accepts the offering, says Bhagawan, narrating an astounding tale from the illustrious life of Sri Sankaracharya… read more »

Saving Grace…

How significant are the words of The Lord, whether He speaks from the stage or in a side talk or even as an apparent joke…His’ is Maha Vakya, pregnant with meaning leading man to the Ultimate Goal…writes Dr M. S. Krishna Rao, Chittoor narrating a beautiful experience…originally published in Sanathana Sarathi.

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Fleeting Moments – Eternal memories

What are the fundamental questions that a spiritual aspirant must ask oneself while  treading on the spiritual path…with references and anecdotes of His precious pristine presence Dr Deepak Anand gave an enthralling talk on the final day of Prasanthi Vidwan Mahasabha on 24 October 2012. Dr Deepak Anand holds and MBA and Ph.D. from Bhagawan’s university and is currently a faculty with Dept. of Management Studies at the Prasanthi Nilayam campus. read more »

Chief Guest’s Convocation Address – XXXI Annual Convocation

Delivering his convocation address, the Chief Guest, Dr. Anil Kakodkar stressed that Sri Sathya Sai Instsitute Of Higher Learning has a strong spiritual basis and social foresight that enables students to remain rooted in India and her value system even as the students scale new heights in terms of higher education. read more »

Vice Chancellor’s Address – XXXI Annual Convocation Of SSSIHL

Addressing the graduands of the year, welcoming the Chief Guest for Convocation 2012, Vice Chancellor Prof J Sashidhara Prasad delivered the Welcome Speech on 22 November 2012, on the occasion of XXXI Convocation of SSSIHL in Prasanthi Nilayam. read more »