Sri Sathya Sai Baba

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# Saying
1 Offer your virtues as flowers. Virtues spread beauty and fragrance.
2 Bhajan, Satsang and meditation done with the mind soaked in love can confer Peace, Joy and Wisdom.
3 The love of God will dispel ignorance and conceit of man as the Sun dispels the morning mist.
4 A peaceful mind is the abode of love.
5 Only a person who is free from ego can transform themselves into an ideal person.
6 My birthday is the date when divinity blossoms in your heart.
7 Develop love, scatter love, reap love - there is no religion higher than this. In fact this is the noblest service.
8 The foremost goal the modern youth should set before themselves is to sow the seeds of love, rear the plant of forbearance and distribute the fruit of peace to society through dedicated service.
9 Truth, righteousness, peace and love - these are the four pillars on which the mansion of happiness is built.
10 Keep away from impure listening, impure acts, impure words and impure thoughts.
11 By constantly contemplating on the form of the Lord and frequently repeating His name, you can fill your heart with the love of God.
12 Be clear and content. Be moderate and wise. Be vigilant and steady. Be earnest and sweet.
13 Man is a spark of the Divine.
14 The person devoted to God knows no failure. The name of the Lord, if taken sincerely overcomes all obstacles.
15 Having been born as human beings, you should overcome maya, have the vision of the atma and attain nirvana. This is the purpose of your life.
16 He who is ever ready to sacrifice his comfort for helping another, is the genuine devotee.
17 Bear all and do nothing; Hear all and say nothing; Give all and take nothing; Serve all and be nothing.
18 Pure and Selfless Love is my only wealth.
19 When you offer every act of yours to God, your daily duties transform into worship.
20 The treatment you wish others to render to you is the measure of your duty to them.
21 Mine, not thine; this sense of greed is the root of all evil. This distinction is applied even to GOD! -- my GOD, not yours! Your GOD, not mine!
22 Remove the roots of the weed of egoism from the field of your heart - that is enough Sadhana.
23 God is your nearest, dearest, most loving and most eager companion, comrade and kinsman.
24 Where the qualities of zeal, determination, courage, intelligence, ability and heroism are present, there Divine help manifests.
25 Master the Mind, Be a Master-Mind.
26 Service and Love are powerful instruments to transform human to Divine.
27 When the samskaras (spiritual disciplines) lead to the refinement of the spirit, you experience oneness with the Divine.
28 The solution you receive will depend on the state of your spiritual development and the situation in which you are placed.
29 We are powerless before Time but Time’s Creator and Director can be won and attained by the wise use of Time.
30 True friendship is the expression of unshakable selfless love, love that is noble, pure, and free from desire or egoism.
31 All work is God's; He inspires, He helps, He executes, He enjoys, He is pleased.
32 Compassion towards all beings is devotion to God.
33 True sacrifice consists in sharing with others one
34 Every person is an embodiment of the Divine.
35 So long as one is drawn to the pleasure of the senses, it cannot be said that their spiritual life has begun.
36 Offer your virtues as flowers - Virtues that spread beauty and fragrance everywhere.
37 Divert the boat of your life to the lighthouse of divine love; you are then bound to gain the shore of bliss.
38 Service is the blossom of Love, a flower that fills the mind with rapture. Harmlessness is the fragrance of that flower.
39 Practice the vocabulary of Love, Unlearn the language of hate and contempt.
40 Love is the key to open the doors locked by egoism and greed!
41 Bhajan, Satsang and meditation done with the mind soaked in love confers peace, joy and wisdom.
42 The heart is like a vessel. Fill it with qualities of Truth, Love and Sacrifice.
43 In fact, happiness results not when desires are fulfilled, but when they are controlled.
44 At the mental level, mukti means controlling the vagaries of the mind.
45 The Lord looks for sincerity, simplicity and steady joy in the contemplation of His name and form.
46 Of all the righteous acts, help rendered to those needing it, is the most righteous.
47 Service broadens your vision, widens your awareness and deepens your compassion.
48 Our deeds reveal our motives, our motives design our habits, our habits decide our character, and our character determines our destination.
49 Offer your virtues as flowers. Virtues spread beauty and fragrance everywhere.
50 Total surrender, leaving everything to His Will, is the highest form of devotion.

Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba:
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