Archive for the ‘Straight From The Heart’ Category

Waiting For God Is Nothing But Sadhana

During the glorious golden years of His infinite magnanimity, of His physical darshan, when He would come out in open to move amongst the sea of devotees, gliding past and blessing the folk in multifarious ways, how many of us did really take Him seriously, knowing that every single moment of pining for Him is worth  an ‘infinity’ and beyond? A beautiful story from Sri Ajit Popat, about the supreme significance of Waiting For God, extracted from Sanathana Sarathi, Oct 2019. read more »

Do You Watch TV???

A devotee class apart, standing tall, mentoring, inspiring and guiding the student fraternity, Prof. HJ Bhagia from Prasanthi Nilayam has many a tale to tell… of His Classic Touch Of Grace. After leaving his corporate assignments in Mumbai long ago, Prof. Bhagia ‘came into His fold’ never to turn back, pitching in firmly, plunging deep into the Mighty Ocean Of Sri Sathya Sai,  growing in faith, sheer faith with absolute surrender.  A beautiful piece of incident from the revered professor’s life, as chronicled in the souvenir published during the occasion of Cheti Chand, ‘Anmol Yaadgiriun’. (edited to suit the page) read more »

OneNess – The Mantra Of True Truth Aspirants…

Ekoham Bahusyami – the most authentic Indian scriptural declaration about the process of creation indicates that in the ‘beginningless’ beginning The One chose to become many. The Big Bang theory of the western philosophy also points towards the same truth, of The One multiplying into many. The term ‘Oneness’ points towards The One without any second, call it Totality or The Absolute. Isn’t it the beginning of the ‘beginningless’ beginning? If one subtly observes the created world around, the answer becomes quite clear that, there is no second thing, except The One. To understand this man has to exercise a reverse engineering process, turning himself inward, instead of being focused on the illusory, hallucinatory world around. read more »

The Secret…

Prasanthi Nilayam, The Haven Of Peace, The Chosen Abode Of The Almighty Supreme, boasts of ultimate unparalleled blessings… and how fortunate it is to be a part of the chosen land that did penance to win His ultimate grace?… Let’s tune into Sathya Sai Speaks revealing the supreme significance of being in close proximity to HIM… from Peddabottu’s Autobiography. read more »

The You Inside Of You Is Waiting For You…

25th March 2011, the Divine Chariot cruised along on a carpet of adoration that distinctly flowed from every heart that had gathered in Sai Kulwant Hall that evening, for a glimpse of God. All necks craned to view this most adored form. Awe, exultation and deep reverence did exude forth embracing the ever loving and living God. This exhibition of ‘The Beauty Beyond Compare’ is chronicled as ‘The Ultimate Darshan – Thus Far”. Commemorating the momentous moment that has no parallel, as one more 25th March approaches, Sri Jullie Chaudhuri takes her devotional imagination recapitulating the ‘The Incomparable Beauty Of The Beauty Beyond Compare. read more »

He Knows The Best…

He Knows The Best…is the final answer of a devout soul with unflinching faith. Sri K. Chakravarti, IAS (Retd.), formerly Registrar of SSSIHL, Secretary to Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust and currently Member Trustee, SSSCT had many such ‘testing time’ experiences during his long-term association with Bhagawan. A couple of testimonies from Sathyam Sivam Sundaram – 5. read more »

Mother Divine…

Though the curtains came down for the auspicious Devi Navaratri, the ever inseparable aspect for every Jiva, Mother Divine, is eternally alive…and man, with his heart full of love and devotion adores Her with varied names, seeing Her in varied forms… With Sai, as Supreme Mother Divine amidst us, this love flows perennially, …Love flows from deep within the core encircling, holding close the petal soft Lotus Feet of the Cherished Beloved…Precious Mother Sai…on this auspicious day…the culmination of Navaratri, writes Sri Jullie Chaudhuri ruminating on the festivity celebrating The Mother Divine… read more »

A Silent…Sai Lent Offering…Intend A Potent Intent

Ahead of the intense Sadhana Aradhana Month of ‘Sai Lent’, as observed all over the globe by the Sai Organisations, it is once again time for introspection, looking within to make this world beauitful following Sai Ideals… echoes Sri Jullie Chaudhuri, writing on the supreme significance of the twin Maha Mantra gifted by Bhagawan, Samastha Lokaah Sukhino Bhavantu and Samastha Jeeva Sukhino Bhavantu. read more »

Singing Unto Infinity…

An atmosphere soaked in music, a heart swelled with sorrow: this was the mood that Playback Singer K.S. Chitra owned while visiting Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba every time. Each visit was the result of salvation from previous births… and each song led to the Ocean of Milk – Sai Love!!! read more »

Would You, Sweet Child, Like This Gift From Me…?

Today marks the auspicious Vijaya Dasami, the culmination of Devi Navarathri, heralding the victory over evil. When with traditional beauty, the world over devotees celebrate the Divine Mother on this day, it is appropriate to reminisce on the Mother Of All Mothers, Avatar Of All Avatars, Sarvadevadaateeta Swarupa Sri Sathya Sai, Who Is amidst us as Beloved Mother Sai… How significant it is to carry Him in our hearts, nurturing the souls… taking the journey ahead… perhaps answer to this comes from Sri Jullie Chaudhuri’s following lines… If the next breath has no craving for the Supreme Being… …i’d rather not breathe, Longing for Him should never ebb nor recede, This is the gift, sweet child, that you receive from me… …all that i am and ever will be… …i remain replete at His Most Cherished Lotus Feet…  Celebrating the occasion of Vijaya Dasami, a beautiful poem by Sri Jullie Chaudhuri for all the children of the world, nay for all the hearts and minds of His created world… on the Beauty Beyond Compare called Beloved Mother Sai. read more »