Study Circle

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21.  Proper Care Of The Boat

Study Circle: 08/26/18 Sathya Sai Speaks: Chapter 21, Vol 6 Proper care of the boat Like the three blades of a fan which must be activated by the current to rotate like one, in order to make life pleasant; the three–the Cabinet, the Officers and the People–must be activated by the spirit of service and work joyfully in unison, in order to make the people … Continue reading Proper Care Of The Boat »

22.  The Tree Of Life

Study Circle: 08/19/18 Sathya Sai Speaks – Vol 6, Chapter 20: The Tree Of Life. I am glad that this Primary Health Centre has brought us all together today. This is a source of great joy to the villagers and so I am also happy. The rulers of our States, of whom the minister and the legislators now on this platform are the representatives, declare … Continue reading The Tree Of Life »

23.  Conflict Resolution


Conflict is a normal, and even healthy, part of relationships. After all, two people can’t be expected to agree on everything at all times. Since relationship conflicts are inevitable, learning to deal with them in a healthy way is crucial. When handled in a respectful and positive way, conflict provides an opportunity for growth, ultimately strengthening the bond between two people. By learning the skills you need for successful conflict resolution, you can keep your personal and professional relationships strong and growing.

24.  This bank and That Bank

  Study Circle: 08/12/18 Sathya Sai speaks – Vol6 Chapter 19: This Bank and That Bank I am glad that the State Bank of India is opening a branch here in the Prashaanthi Nilayam area. Artha (wealth) is one of the Purushaarthas – legitimate objects of human endeavour. The four purushaarthas are dharma, artha, kaama and moksha. They have been listed so, in that order, on purpose. Dharma (righteousness) … Continue reading This bank and That Bank »

25.  The bottomless pit

Study Circle, 07-08-18: The Bottomless PitSathya Sai Speaks – Vol 6, Chp 18. Sublimation of the senses is essential :A dog lying comfortably in the middle of a busy thoroughfare—you will have seen some dogs enjoying a siesta in that spot full of danger, creating an island for itself in the midst of the traffic flow—was once asked why it had chosen that spot. It … Continue reading The bottomless pit »

26.  Sweetness In The Fruit

Sathya Sai Speaks Vol 6, Chapter 17  – Sweetness in the fruit Cleverness is out of place in spiritual affairs Kaalidaasa knew of only one Person who was free from jealousy and pride and that was Kaali, theMother. So he went to the Kaali temple and prayed before the Mother to assurehim of high status among poem. After a long time spent in intense prayer,Kaalidaasa heard … Continue reading Sweetness In The Fruit »

27.  The Inner Wheel

Study Circle: 06/10/18 – Vol 6. Chapter 7: The Inner Wheel Virtue is strength; vice is weakness:  Life is a campaign against foes, it is a battle with obstacles, temptations, hardships, hesitations. These foes are within man and so, the battle has to be incessant and perpetual. Like the virus that thrives on the bloodstream, the vices of lust, greed, hate, malice, pride and envy … Continue reading The Inner Wheel »

29.  Hands and Feet Everywhere

Study Circle: 06/11/17 Link to Discourse: Sathya Sai Speaks Volume 2, Chapter 18: Hands and Feet Everywhere If your goodness is in danger, come to Me. I shall tell you how to cultivate it and reap the fruit. According to you, those who have entered this compound once should not die. If they do, your faith wavers and dwindles. Well, not even an eyelid can … Continue reading Hands and Feet Everywhere »

30.  Do not try to cover up your defects / The best way of serving God

Study Circle 05/20/18 Do not try to cover up your defects: For that yearning and the pursuit that is impelled by it, the first equipment that is necessary for the individual is ‘a rigorous self-examination’ to remove all evil from oneself. Do not try to cover up the defects, the down-dragging tendencies and habits. When people go to a shop to purchase cloth to have … Continue reading Do not try to cover up your defects / The best way of serving God »

31.  The Godward March

Study Circle: 04/29/18 Sathya Sai Speaks Vol 6, Chp 1. – The Godward March. Read Full Discourse The Uttaraayana Punyakaala or the Makara Shank-raanthi is a holy occasion to pray to the Lord, as the Vedhas instruct you to pray: Asatho maa sath gamaya (Lead me from unreal to Real); Thamaso maa jyothir gamaya (Lead me from darkness to Light); mruthyormaa amritham gamaya (Lead me … Continue reading The Godward March »

33.  Energy: Origin and Impact on The Environment Study Circle – Module 1 Part 2

This guide has been designed to help Centres/Groups of the Sathya Sai International Organisation (SSIO) facilitate a study circle on the topic of Energy. It has been developed to be delivered in two parts. This is part 2, having a duration of one hour.

Part 2 will cover: The various sources of energy, including renewable vs. non-renewable sources and the impact of energy use on the environment.

34.  Energy is Divine Study Circle – Module 1 Part 1

This guide has been designed to help Centres/Groups of the Sathya Sai International Organisation (SSIO) facilitate a study circle on the topic of Energy. It has been developed to be delivered in two parts. This is part 1, having a duration of one hour.

Part 1 will cover: What is energy, what are different forms of energy, where energy comes from, and how it permeates everything

39.  Quiet

In this study circle topic, Swami provides practical guides on how one should lead one’s life and what to ask for from God.

“Demand from Me the removal of your sufferings, as a right. Give me your heart and ask for My Heart. If you give Me only your word, you will get only a word in return. I give you just what you ask for, remember!”