110+ Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Happiness, Discipline And Service

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  1. Life is a challenge, meet it! Life is a dream, realize it! Life is a game, play it! Life is love, enjoy it!
  2. 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.
  3. I - Want - Peace, I is ego, Want is desire; Remove ego and desire and you have peace.
  4. There is only one royal road for the spiritual journey...Love
  5. Once we surrender our mind to God completely, He will take care of us in every way.
  6. You are not one person, but three: The one you think you are; The one others think you are; The one you really are.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Knowledge that is not put into practice is like food that is not digested.

Sathya Sai Baba Image Quotes

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Desire is a bonfire that burns with greater fury, asking for more fuel. — Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba Short Quotes

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • I am you; you are ME. You are the waves; I am the ocean. Know this and be free, be divine.
  • ...Every moment is the right moment.
  • The grace of God is like insurance. It will help you in your time of need without any limit.
  • When you feel you cannot do good, at least desist from doing evil.
  • Death may call any moment. Every moment, everyone is nearing death.
  • Practice the vocabulary of love - unlearn the language of hate and contempt.
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Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Love

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Love as Thought is Truth. Love as Action is Right Conduct. Love as Understanding is Peace. Love as Feeling is Non-violence. — Sathya Sai Baba

Duty without love is deplorable. Duty with love is desirable. Love without duty is Divine. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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

All things are beautiful seen through the eyes of love. — Sathya Sai Baba

Look at the world with the vision of peace, love, and compassion. Then the whole world will appear loving and peaceful. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Happiness

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The feminine is the foundation on which a peaceful and happy world is to be raised. — Sathya Sai Baba

Be happy. Think, "O Lord, You are my everything. You are my goal. You are my breath." Do not think, "This is mine, that is mine." Instead think, "All is You. All is Yours." — Sathya Sai Baba

The secret of happiness is not in doing what you like but in liking what you have to do. — Sathya Sai Baba

Real happiness lies within you. — Sathya Sai Baba

Let all beings in all the worlds be happy. Include this universal prayer in your prayers every day. This is my birthday message to you. — Sathya Sai Baba

Self-confidence is confidence in the Atma; it is an unwavering love for the Divinity within you. That is very important. What will help you to develop that confidence? Be equalminded, be satisfied with what you have. Be happy. — Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Discipline

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Service is the highest spiritual discipline. Prayer and meditation, or knowledge of scripture and Vedanta (holy scriptures of India), cannot help you reach the goal as quickly as service can. Service has a double effect, it extinguishes the ego and gives bliss. — Sathya Sai Baba

Discipline trains you to put up with disappointments, every rose has a thorn. — Sathya Sai Baba

Together with worldly education, you have to cultivate the human values and undertake spiritual discipline. — Sathya Sai Baba

All religions teach one basic discipline - the removal from the mind of the blemish of egoism, of running after little joys. — Sathya Sai Baba

The mother must set the example in holding out the shrine as the heart of the house hold! She must enforce discipline over the children in personal cleanliness in humility and hospitality, in good manners and acts of service. — Sathya Sai Baba

Spiritual education is not a distinct and separate discipline; it is part and parcel of all types and levels of education, In fact, it is the very foundation on which a lasting edifice can be built. — Sathya Sai Baba

WOMEN preserve the culture of this country with greater tenacity and faith. They keep men on the moral path and inspire them to follow spiritual discipline. Their hearts are tender and full of compassion for the hungry and the distressed. That is why in this land, women are adored and revered. — Sathya Sai Baba

Discipline is the mark of intelligent living. — Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Service

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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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

God is in everyone. God is in you and you are God. Strengthen this fundamental truth. When you propagate this truth, that is the real service. It is the service that will take you to closer proximity, a boat. In this ocean of life, take the help of this boat and gain the proximity. — Sathya Sai Baba

All service should be regarded as an offering to God, and every opportunity to serve should be welcomed as a gift from God. When service is done in this spirit, it will lead to self- realization. — Sathya Sai Baba

Plant the seeds of Love in your hearts. Let them grow into trees of Service and shower the sweet fruit of Ananda. Share the Ananda with all. That is the proper way to celebrate the Birthday — Sathya Sai Baba

Of the twenty-four hours a day, Use six for earning and spending, six for contemplation of God, six of sleep and six for service to others. — Sathya Sai Baba

Adore man, the adoration reaches Me. Neglect man; you neglect Me. Of what avail is it to worship the Lord and to suppress man, His counterpart on earth? Love for God must be manifested as Love for man, and Love must express itself as service. — Sathya Sai Baba

Being a good example is the best form of service. — Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Life

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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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

Keep your own house and its surroundings pure and clean. This hygiene will keep you healthy and benefit your worldly life. — Sathya Sai Baba

Conflicts and factions, violence and upheavals are caused by the neglect of human values in daily life. — Sathya Sai Baba

Life is a mosaic of pleasure and pain - grief is an interval between two moments of joy. — Sathya Sai Baba

Teachers are reservoirs from which, through the process of education, students draw the water of life. — Sathya Sai Baba

It is a fact that plants also have life like animals. But animals are endowed with mind, and nervous systems too while the plants do not possess the same. — Sathya Sai Baba

Earn by your efficiency and enthusiasm, The right to play higher and higher roles ,That is the meaning and purpose of life. — Sathya Sai Baba

People say "I want peace." If you remove I (ego), and your want (desire), you are left with peace. — Sathya Sai Baba

Study the lives of our great women, who were models of patience, fortitude, compassion and sacrifice. I desire that you should take up the reins of leadership and bring peace and prosperity to the nation by leading ideal lives. — Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Devotion

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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. — Sathya Sai Baba

True devotion must not get dispirited; nor elated or satisfied with lesser gains; it must fight against failure, loss, calumny, calamity, ridicule and against egoism and pride , impatience and cowardice . — Sathya Sai Baba

Knowledge without devotion to God produces hatred. — Sathya Sai Baba

See the Divine in everyone. Eschew hatred and ill will. After years of devotion, many still lack a broad outlook and an all-encompassing love. — Sathya Sai Baba

Love must express itself as service — Sathya Sai Baba

As close as you are to God, so close is God to you. — Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Food

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It is significant to note that those who live on vegetarian food are less prone to diseases, whereas non-vegetarians are subject to more diseases. Why? Because animal food is incompatible with the needs of the human body. — Sathya Sai Baba

Good company is important, it helps to cultivate good qualities. — Sathya Sai Baba

Charity does not mean that the land should be full of beggars. We can provide some support and means for the beggars, but provide food, clothing and other conveniences in such a way that you are not encouraging laziness and begging. — Sathya Sai Baba

In cultivating human values, emphasis should also be placed on avoiding wastage of money, food and time. — Sathya Sai Baba

If you live on the level of the Body and the Individual, you will get entangled in food, fun and frolic, ease, envy and pride. Forget it, ignore it, overcome it - You will have peace, joy and calm. In the Divine Path, there is no chance of failure; it is the Path of Love. — Sathya Sai Baba

The gift of food to the hungry is the noblest of all gifts. — Sathya Sai Baba

When human body itself is made of flesh, where is the need to consume the flesh of birds and animals? You should partake of only sacred food. Only then you will have sacred feelings. — Sathya Sai Baba

No bird casts the seed on land to grow food for itself, nor do beasts plough and enclose fields claiming - this is mine, this is for my children and children's children -. — Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Peace

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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. — Sathya Sai Baba

You can hear the footsteps of God when silence reigns in the mind. — Sathya Sai Baba

Man is now able to soar into outer space and reach up to the moon; but he is not moral enough to live at peace with his neighbor! — Sathya Sai Baba

If you conduct yourself with peace love and compassion, then you are God. — Sathya Sai Baba

As worldly thoughts diminish, thoughts of God increase. Normally, the mind is all the time desiring these worldly things. As the desires are cut out one by one, the peace becomes stronger. — Sathya Sai Baba

Open the gates of wisdom, tear the veil of ignorance, enter the abode of Divine Bliss. Rest in peace forever. — Sathya Sai Baba

Your true nature is purity, peace and joy. — Sathya Sai Baba

The enumeration of human values as five - Truth, Righteousness, Peace, Love and Non-violence is not correct. They are all facets of the foundational humanness. They grow together; they are absence of Inner conflicts. How can one have peace when he revels in violence of speach and action? — Sathya Sai Baba

Truth is man's nature; to be untrue is to be false to one's nature. dharma (Right Action) is the practical application in real life of the ideal of truth. Shanthi (Peace) is the result of Dharma and Preme (Love) is the sffulgence of Shanthi. — Sathya Sai Baba

The values a man must cherish as his life-breath are: Truth, Righteousness, Peace, Love and Non violence. — Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Character

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Politics without principles, Education without character, Science without humanity, and Commerce without morality are not only useless, but also positively dangerous. — Sathya Sai Baba

The body will shine if the character is fine; service of man and worship of God will preserve its charm. — Sathya Sai Baba

The end of education is character — Sathya Sai Baba

If there is righteousness in the heart, there will be beauty in the character. If there is beauty in the character, there will be harmony in the home. If there is harmony in the home, there will be order in the nations. When there is order in the nations, there will peace in the world. — Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba Quotes On Spiritual

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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. — Sathya Sai Baba

Less talk - more work! There is too much talking going on. Because of excessive talking, spiritual energy is being wasted. — Sathya Sai Baba

All spiritual practice must be directed to the removal of the husk and the revelation of the kernel. — Sathya Sai Baba

You must enshrine in your hearts the spiritual urge towards light and love, Wisdom and Bliss! — Sathya Sai Baba

It is because the doctrine of human unity based on the spiritual oneness of all beings, is not propagated in the right manner that we have today many divisions leading to many conflicts. — Sathya Sai Baba

The man filled with good qualities like Truth, Love, absence of jealousy, ego and hatred, can see God without searching for Him. He becomes a Jnani (a man of spiritual wisdom). — Sathya Sai Baba

When you have God come amongst you to support and sustain you, why grovel through crude vulgar entities? Avoid places where they bargain in terms of gifts, donations, for Spiritual guidance and Transmission. — Sathya Sai Baba

We do meditation, spiritual practices in this temporary body. Though this body is temporary, you have to use temporary things to realize the Truth. — Sathya Sai Baba

Anything that comes from the cow, a little milk, butter, cheese, is alright for the spiritual aspirant. There is no harm to the cow, and it is of benefit to take it. — Sathya Sai Baba

Concern for one?s own welfare and prosperity should not blind one to one?s social obligations or spiritual destiny?.A society in which the individuals are concerned only about material welfare will not be able to achieve harmony and peace. — Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba Famous Quotes And Sayings

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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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

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

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. — Sathya Sai Baba

Let the wave of memory, the storm of desire, the fire of emotion pass through without affecting your equanimity. — Sathya Sai Baba

Whatever books you may read, you cannot realize the Divine merely by intellectual effort. Oneness can only be promoted by the practice of love. — Sathya Sai Baba

Truth is condemned as a trap; justice is jeered at; saints are harassed as social enemies. Hence this Incarnation has come to uphold the Truth and suppress the False. — Sathya Sai Baba

The ego is a very bad quality. Ego sees everything as sep­arate; it sees everything as dual. You must remove this ego and see only the Unity. Think only of Unity; think only of the basis of everything. — Sathya Sai Baba

LIFE is a mosaic of pleasure and pain - grief is an interval between two moments of joy. Peace is the interlude between two wars. You have no rose without a thorn; the diligent picker will avoid the pricks and gather the flower. There is no bee without the sting; cleverness consists in gathering the honey nevertheless. — Sathya Sai Baba

The essence of all religions is One. Surrender is the main duty of everyone. Surrender means the feeling of oneness, I and God are One. Why? The reason is that the One who is present in you is present in me. — Sathya Sai Baba

All are brothers and sisters. All are one, be alike to every­one. That is Unity... the brotherhood of man and the fatherhood of God. — Sathya Sai Baba

God is the embodiment of compassion. He watches for a grain of goodness or humility so that He can reward it with tons of grace. — Sathya Sai Baba

When individuals change, society will change. And when society changes, the whole world will change. The welfare of the individual is bound up with the welfare of society as a whole. — Sathya Sai Baba

To a worldly man, a God-intoxicated person will appear mad and he will laugh at him, But to the God-intoxicated man, the worldly appear insane, foolish, misled, blind. — Sathya Sai Baba

God does not live in structures of stone or brick. He lives in soft hearts warm with sympathy and fragrant with universal love. — Sathya Sai Baba

You must welcome tests because it gives you confidence and it ensures promotion. — Sathya Sai Baba

At the present moment, in the prevailing situation, what is most essential is the cultivation of love. Losing love mankind has lost its humanness. Love is the Supreme human value. Truth, righteousness, peace and non-violence are other human values. Knowing these values, men are foolishly leading valueless lives. — Sathya Sai Baba

If you sing alone in your shrine, the vibrations return to you as a reaction. But in community singing, what you have is not a reaction but a wave of vibrations. They enter into the atmosphere and purify the polluted air. — Sathya Sai Baba

Purity comes from Seva... it comes from selfless love. — Sathya Sai Baba

Breaking the cycle takes time. Be Patient and Gentle with yourself. Set long term goals. And be persistent! Remember to Stretch, Laugh and be Unshakable! — Sathya Sai Baba

You must be ever vigilant to discover the unifying Truth behind all the scintillating variety. — Sathya Sai Baba

Without modesty, woman is devoid of beauty and culture. Humility, purity of thought and manners, meekness, surrender to high ideals, sensitivity, sweetness of temper - the peculiar blend of all these qualities is modesty. It is the most invaluable of all jewels for women. — Sathya Sai Baba

Give up all bad qualities in you, banish the ego and develop the spirit of surrender. You will then experience Bliss. — Sathya Sai Baba

Silence is the only language of the realized. Practice moderation in speech. — Sathya Sai Baba

The mind must become the servant of the intellect, not the slave of the senses. It must discriminate and detach itself from the body. Like the ripe tamarind fruit, which, becomes loose inside the shell, it must be unattached to this shell, this casement called body. — Sathya Sai Baba

A man who has no love in him is as barren as a cloud with no moisture, a tree with no fruits or a cow yielding no milk; he is ever far from God and can never earn His Grace. — Sathya Sai Baba

The giver gives, but really he is sowing the seed for later, the gift of a rich harvest. — Sathya Sai Baba

Serve others for they are reflections of the same Entity of which you are yourself another reflection. No one of you has any authenticity, except in reference to the Original. Feel always kinship with all creation. — Sathya Sai Baba

Multiplicity is a delusion. Unity is the Reality. — Sathya Sai Baba

A human body is associated with six stages of transformation, birth, growth, change, evolution, death and destruction. — Sathya Sai Baba

The fear and anxiety that infect humanity today are the results of this degradation of values, this ignorance of what is of significance and what is not, this want of faith in what the elders and sages have handed down as the wisdom of ages. People prefer what is pleasing to what is beneficial. — Sathya Sai Baba

My people do not come to me of their own accord; it is I who seek and bring them to me. — Sathya Sai Baba

Learn to speak what you feel, and act what you speak. — Sathya Sai Baba

You should not cause hurt even by a word, a look or a gesture. Tolerance, fortitude, equanimity - these help you to be steady in ahimsa (absence of violence). — Sathya Sai Baba

Love helps you to know yourself... turn your vision inward. — Sathya Sai Baba

Krishna insisted on outer cleanliness and inner cleansing. Clean clothes and clean minds are an ideal combination. — Sathya Sai Baba

When you go to the hospital, there are so many medicines. You do not have to take all the medicines; just the ones that are needed for your malady. You do not have to eat all the medicines. Whatever kind of spiritual practices you sincerely want to do, you just take that medicine; do not collect all the other things. — Sathya Sai Baba

Living becomes a glorious experience only when it is sweetened by tolerance and love. Willingness to compromise with others ways of living and cooperation in common tasks, these make living happy and fruitful. Certain modes of behaviour have been laid down and proved beneficial by centuries of practice. — Sathya Sai Baba

It is when you experience another's suffering as your own that your human values is manifested. — Sathya Sai Baba

You can think of individuals as differ­ent light bulbs. There will be a differences in wattage and in color. There will be differences in shape, but everywhere the current is the same. That current is who you are. You are not the individual bulb. You are the one current in all. — Sathya Sai Baba

You take this meat eating. Many people have to kill the animals because of your non-vegetarianism. You are responsible for the death of those animals. They are killed because you eat them. This is a sin. What a sin to kill innocent animals and eat them. — Sathya Sai Baba

Life Lessons by Sathya Sai Baba

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  1. Sathya Sai Baba taught the importance of love and service to others, emphasizing that all beings are connected and should treat each other with respect and kindness.
  2. He also highlighted the importance of spiritual growth, emphasizing the power of meditation and prayer to help us cultivate inner peace.
  3. Finally, he taught that we should strive to be the best versions of ourselves, living with integrity and compassion and striving to be a force of good in the world.

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