If you cannot achieve what you want, do not waver or get depressed. He is a realised one who is cheerful in the face of all adversities.[Telugu Poem]
Embodiments of Love! Students - Boys and Girls!
“Ekaamsena Sthitham Jagat (the whole universe is based on one aspect of divinity).” Just as the sun’s rays do not exist in the absence of the sun, so also the world cannot exist without divinity, the primordial basis. Here on this table you find a flower, a cup, a mike, and a handkerchief. The word ‘is’ is used to connote the existence of all these items. Here the emphasis is on the word ‘is’. There is a picture, there is a pot and there is a person. The word is proves their existence.
This ‘is’ explains the principle of divinity in full. The shakti (power), leelas (divine play), and the effulgence of God are limitless. The five elements are responsible for the protection and sustenance of the world. The first element, the earth, is the basis for mountains and hi...
THE NAME of Prashaanthi Nilayam has spread to all parts of the globe. People from all countries are coming here. Prashaanthi Nilayam has become a mini-world. What has been accomplished here in fifty years could not have been achieved in five hundred years. The Supreme Power of attracting so many from all parts of the world can only belong to the Divine. There is nothing greater or more magnificent than Jyothi (Light). No other object has the power of light. Light alone has the power to dispel darkness. Light has yet another power. Light (or flame) always moves upwards. Even if you keep a lamp in a pit, the light will only spread upwards. The two important characteristics of light are to dispel darkness and go upwards. However, if the light has to shine without intermission as Akhanda Jyothi it needs a proper basis. First of all, the light (lamp) needs a container. There must be a wick (to light the flame). There must be oil in the wick and in the container. These three are not enough...
20 October 1990
Sathya Sai Speaks, Vol 23 (1990)
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