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SSIOSA - CELEBRATION OF 92 YEARS OF PURE…

Loving Sai RamIn the month of celebrating the Advent of Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba our Lord and God, we are all blessed by the master of the universe, we...

18-11-2017 News & Announcements

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SSIOSA 2018 Calendar

Aum Sai Ram The 2018 local calendars are now available for distribution. There are 2 sizes, A1 (large) for R10 and A2 (small) for R5. It’s the same design & picture...

18-11-2017 News & Announcements

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Sai Delights Part 2

Aum Sai Ram Sai delights part 2 recipe book is being released by the ladies wing this Sunday & will be available in the next week or so from the National...

18-11-2017 News & Announcements

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Sathya Sai Global Mission Open Meeting

SATHYA SAI INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION SATHYA SAI GLOBAL MISSION OPEN MEETING Open meeting in Prasanthi Nilayam for all Overseas Sathya Sai Devotees Meet Senior Leaders of the Sathya Sai International Organisation...

06-11-2017 News & Announcements

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Global Akhanda Bhajan 2017

As we embark closer to Sai Avathar Day, Akhanda Bhajans and Bhagavans advent day, we request all regions and centres to intensify the Sadhana throughout the country for peace, love...

25-10-2017 News & Announcements

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International Veda Conference

The Sathya Sai International Organisation of South Africa have been given the opportunity to attend the 1st International Veda Conference taking place in Prasanthi, Puttaparthi on the 20th and 21st...

08-10-2017 News & Announcements

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Walk For Values

For unforgettable journey, come and experience the power of many people walking together for a common cause. Let us celebrate and encourage the practice of the basic human values. Date: 3rd...

01-09-2017 News & Announcements

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National Sadhana Camp - 2017

Aum Sai RamPlease note - The National Sadhana Camp scheduled for the weekend of the 26 – 27 August 2017 has been postponed. A new date will be communicated in...

20-06-2017 News & Announcements

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Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam Celebrati…

Amidst an atmosphere of pure love, reverence and deep gratitude, the Sathya Sai International Organisation of South Africa hosted a moving tribute to beloved Bhagwan Sri Sathya Sai Baba at...

26-05-2017 News & Announcements

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Launch of Creative Home Management Cours…

On 27 April 2016 the CHM course was launched in Palmridge Jhb. The theme of the launch was ”Each one teach one” in keeping with...

16-05-2016 Media

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Khayelitsha Devotional Group - Western C…

With Swami’s bountiful blessings, a divine couple by the names of Brother Bulelani and Sister Nozi have started a devotional Sai group in the township...

12-04-2016 Media

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National Water Project

Due to a record low in rainfall in South Africa, 5 of the 9 provinces have been declared disaster (drought) areas, The SSIOSA also partnered...

12-04-2016 Media

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Wingate Ladies Initiative in Gauteng

Just prior to Swami’s 90th birthday the Wingate Ladies forum in Gauteng held a Ladies Skill Workshop. A total of 14 hampers were made which...

15-12-2015 Media

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PILGRIMAGE 2015: “FORM TO FORMLESS”

Pilgrims from all over the country embarked on a pilgrimage to Prashanti Nilayam By: Ravi ThaverNATIONAL DEVOTIONAL COORDINATOR | SSIO ZONE 9A Pilgrims from all over the...

25-10-2015 Media

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South African Pilgrimage 2015 "I AM…

For the thousands of spiritual seekers that journey to the hamlet of Puttaparthi The 09th of October presented an opportunity to witness a drama performed by...

13-10-2015 Media

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A Sathya Sai Baba Vibuthi Miracle in Dur…

A Pre World Conference (PWC) for Zone 9A of the Sathya Sai International Organisation was held in Durban, South Africa during 4-6 September, 2015. The Hon...

05-10-2015 Media

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Thought for the Day

 

As written at PRASANTHI NILAYAM

29 March 2017

Are spiritual learning and practices enough to take us to our goals? Bhagawan explains and prods us to introspect, through a memorable example.

To reform one’s tendencies and character is indeed an uphill task. One may have studied all the text-books of spiritual practice, also read all the scriptures, and may even have lectured for hours on them; but one slips into error when confronted by temptation. Like the land that is parched, the heart may appear to be free from any crop of evil, but when the first showers fall, the seeds and roots underneath the soil change the parched land into a carpet of green. You may have the best of vegetables, you may have the most capable chef in the world, but if the copper vessel in which you prepare the soup is not tinned, the dish you cook will be highly poisonous. Similarly, you must ‘tin’ your heart with truth, right conduct, peace and divine love. Only then will it become a vessel fit to repeat holy names, practice meditation, observe religious vows, do ritualistic worship, and so on. - Divine Discourse, Jan 13, 1965.

Realize that all sweetness is within you. Turn your intelligence inwards and discover that sweetness by filling your intellect with selfless love. - Baba

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