Life is a challenge, meet it! Life is a dream, realize it! Life is a game, play it! Life is love, enjoy it!

— Sathya Sai Baba

The most surprising Sathya Sai Baba quotes that will add value to your life

There is only one caste... the caste of humanity. There is only one religion... the religion of love. There is only one language... the language of the heart.


I - Want - Peace, I is ego, Want is desire; Remove ego and desire and you have peace.


There is only one royal road for the spiritual journey...Love


Once we surrender our mind to God completely, He will take care of us in every way.


You are not one person, but three: The one you think you are;

The one others think you are; The one you really are.


The secret of perfect health lies in keeping the mind always cheerful - never worried, never hurried, never borne down by any fear, thought or anxiety.


The body is just a water bubble. The mind is like a mad monkey. Do not follow either the body or the mind. Follow the Conscience. It is above the mind. It is permanent. It is the voice of God, the voice of unchanging truth inside you.


Without God, life is like a school without a teacher.

It is a wire with no current passing through it; it is a body with no soul.


Have a sense of pride in your motherland.

Just as your mother has given birth to you, so too the land has given birth to you.


Knowledge that is not put into practice is like food that is not digested.


Anger, ego, jealousy are the biggest diseases,Keep yourself aloof from these three diseases.


Desire is a bonfire that burns with greater fury, asking for more fuel.


About Sathya Sai Baba

Quotes 391 sayings
Profession Saint
Birthday November 23, 1926

Love as Thought is Truth. Love as Action is Right Conduct. Love as Understanding is Peace. Love as Feeling is Non-violence.


Our life is like a block of ice which is melting away every moment.

Before it spends itself, devote it to the service of others. Education in Human Values is designed to prepare everyone for this life of dedicated service.


When asked where God is, people point towards the sky or some far and distant region: no wonder then that He does not manifest Himself! Realize that He is in you, with you, behind you, and all around you; and He can be seen and felt everywhere.


Duty without love is deplorable. Duty with love is desirable. Love without duty is Divine.


Devotional singing induces in you a desire for experiencing the truth, to glimpse the beauty that is God, to taste the bliss that is the Self. It encourages man to dive into himself and be genuinely his real Self.


The greatest formula that can liberate, cleanse and elevate the mind is Rama-Name, the Name of Rama.


God is the Seed; The Universe is the Tree, Impulses and passions are the branches, Intelligence is the flower, Pure Consciousness is the fruit, Love is the sweetness in the fruit.


You have come from God, you are a spark of His Glory;

you are a wave of that Ocean of Bliss; you will get peace only when you again merge in Him.


Rama for you should mean the Path He trod, the ideal He held aloft, and the Ordinance He laid down. They are eternal and timeless.


God is the Sun and when His rays fall upon your heart, not impeded by the clouds of egoism, the lotus blooms and the petals unfold.


Agriculture is for living; mind culture is for life. Skills are for shaping material things so that they cater more for the comfort of man; studies are for shaping attitudes, feelings, desires, emotions and impulses of man, so that they may confer more peace, more joy and more fortitude on man.


Food conditions the nature of the mind.

Mind guides the thinking. Thinking results in action. Actions lead to commensurate or matching results and effects. This chain of action between the food we eat and the results of our actions highlights the fact that meat eating leads to beastly actions and the concomitant evil effects.


You are always your own best guru, your own best teacher, the answers are always inside you.


Violence in any form is evil and to kill innocent animals in tantamount to blatant savagery.


Less talk - more work! There is too much talking going on.

Because of excessive talking, spiritual energy is being wasted.


Start the day with love, spend the day with love, fill the day with love and end the day with love. That is the way to God.


Cultivate the heart to raise a harvest of Truth, Righteousness, Peace and Love.

This crop has to be raised in your heart and should be shared with others.


You have it in your power to make your days on Earth a path of flowers, instead of a path of thorns.


I have come to light the lamp of love in your hearts, to see that it shines day by day with added luster.


All things are beautiful seen through the eyes of love.


A person might be an expert in any field of knowledge or a master of many material skills and accomplishments. But without inner cleanliness his brain is a desert waste.


Small minds select narrow roads; expand your mental vision and take to the broad road of helpfulness, compassion and service.


Service is God. Why has God endowed man with a body, a mind and an intellect ? Feel with the mind, plan with the intelligence and use the body to serve those who are in need of service. Offer that act of service to God; worship home with that Flower.


What do we lose by another's good fortune? Let us celebrate with them, or strive to emulate them. That should be our desire and determination.


I am you; you are ME. You are the waves; I am the ocean. Know this and be free, be divine.


Where there is no purity, there is no Unity.

Without Unity you cannot attain Divinity. Then your life is just a waste. First purity, next Unity, then you realize your Divinity.


The tree can teach you forbearance and tolerance.

It offers shade to all, irrespective of age, sex or religion, nationality or status. It helps with fruit and shade even to the foe who lays his axe on its trunk! The dog can teach you a lesson in Faith, Self-less service and the process of Dedication.


...Every moment is the right moment.


The narrow-minded who undertake any work will never be satisfied.

They cannot understand the actions of those who are large hearted and broad-minded.


Life is best spent in alleviating pain, assuaging distress, and promoting peace and joy. The service of man is more valuable than what you call “service to God.” God has no need of your service. Pleas man, you please God.


The grace of God is like insurance. It will help you in your time of need without any limit.


Desire is storm, greed is whirlpool, pride is precipice, attachment is avalanche, ego is volcano. Discard desire and you are liberated.


When you feel you cannot do good, at least desist from doing evil.


It is best to live with honor for just a day than with dishonor for many decades; better a short lived celestial swan than a century-lived crow.


Look at the world with the vision of peace, love, and compassion.

Then the whole world will appear loving and peaceful.


The sincere effort to accept and promote the human values - Truth, Right Conduct, Peace, Non-Violence and Love. These five values are a essential for a full and worthwhile life as the five vital airs or pranas mentioned in the scriptures.


Trust in my wisdom. I do not make mistakes. Love my uncertainty for it is not a mistake. It is my intent and will. Remember - nothing happens without my will. Be still. Do not ask to understand. Do not want to understand.