Information about Sai Organisation
What is Sathya Sai
The Sathya Sai Organisation is a service
Organisation with spiritual core and base, founded under the guidance and
inspiration of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, for the benefit of mankind, not
having any distinction or separateness on the basis of religion, race,
nationality, caste, creed or sect.
Around the world, the
Sathya Sai Centres consist of members of different ethnic groups and different
religions, all pursuing their respective religions and fulfilling the
teachings of their religions, but joining together for the service of mankind
with the firm faith that service to man is service to God.
The Sri Sathya Sai Service Organisation is not an evangelical or a
proselytising Organisation; it is not a religious or a multi-religious
Organisation. It is a spiritual Organisation, which does not recognise any
distinction or separateness on the basis of religion, caste, colour or
The Organisation is open to and takes within its fold persons belonging to
all religions - Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism,
Islam, etc. All these great religions have as their basic doctrine, the
principles of Love and Non-Violence. The underlying unity of all these great
faiths is the fundamental principle governing the functioning of the Sathya
Sai Organisation and equal respect is given to al religions treating them as
different sacred paths leading to the same goal.
What are the objectives of
the Sathya Sai Organisation?
The Sathya Sai Organisation is not an evangelical or
Its principal objectives are:-
to help the individual
a) To be aware of the Divinity that is inherent in him and to conduct
b) To translate into practice in daily life, Divine love and perfection –
c) To fill one’s life with joy, harmony, beauty, grace, human excellence
and lasting happiness.
to ensure that all human relations are governed by the principles of
Truth, Right Conduct, Love, Peace and Non-violence.
to make devotees of any religion more sincere and dedicated in the
practice of their respective religion by understanding properly the true
spirit of religion.
What are the rules of the
In order to help the
members of the Organisation fulfil the above mentioned objectives, members are
expected to follow a Code of Conduct. The Charter states that every member of
the Organisation must undertake Sadhana (spiritual discipline) as an integral
part of his/her daily life and abide by the following code of conduct.
Points Code Of Conduct
Daily Meditation and Prayer
Devotional Group Singing/Prayer with Members of the Family once a week
Participation in Education Programmes (Bal Vikas)
organised by the Centre for children of Sai Devotees
Participation in Community work and other Programmes of the
Attendance at least once a month in Group
Devotional Singing organised by the Centre
Regular Study of Sai Literature
Speak Softly and Lovingly to Everyone
Not to indulge in Talking ill of others Specially in their Absence
Put into practice “Ceiling on Desires”
and Utilise the Savings generated for Service of Mankind
The Ten-Fold Path to Divinity
In addition to the above Code of Conduct, Sathya Sai
Baba has also given the "Ten-Fold Path of Divinity", as follows:
1. Love and Serve the
Motherland; do not hate or hurt the Motherland of others.
2. Honour every religion;
each is a pathway to the One God.
3. Love all men without
distinction; know that all mankind is a single community.
4. Keep your home and
its environs clean, it will ensure health and happiness for you and for
5. Do not throw coins when
beggars stretch their hands for alms, help them to become self-reliant.
Provide food and shelter, love and care for the sick and the aged.
6. Do not tempt others
by offering bribes or demean yourself by accepting bribes.
7. Do not develop
jealousy, hatred or envy, on any account.
8. Do not depend on
others to serve your personal needs, become your own servant before proceeding
to serve others.
9. Observe the laws of
the state and be an exemplary citizen.
10. Adore God, Abhor sin.