Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division
On 1st January, 2009, Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust (SSSST) commenced operations with four divisions; the Bhakta Sahayak divisions (one in Prasanthi Nilayam, Puttaparthi and another in Brindavan, Bangalore), the Publications division, and the Media division.
The Publications Division of SSSST caters to:
• The publication and distribution of spiritual, religious, and educational Sai Literature and the production and distribution of audio and visual multimedia, photographs, calendars, and diaries, educational software etc for the benefit of visiting pilgrims and devotees all over the world. All the literature and publications are based on the teachings, philosophy, message, and values of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba.
• The publication and distribution of Bhagawan Baba's monthly spiritual journal – Sanathana Sarathi – in English and Telugu languages. Since 2011, e-versions of the magazine are also released simultaneously and are available in PDF and EPUB formats on www.sanathanasarathi.org.
• Maintaining a reporting channel, which covers all the major activities taking place in Prasanthi Nilayam, and publishing an e-newsletter 'Sai Spiritual Showers'– for free distribution.
• Organising and conducting seminars and conferences on spirituality, religion, education, and human values.
• Providing library and Reading room for visiting devotees, with a very large collection of various spiritual and religious books.
Where to find Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division online
Gratitude helps us realise the beauty of relationships in society. Gratitude to the Lord makes us aware of His unseen hand around us at all times. This book is about an attitude of thankfulness that can change the way we perceive relationships in our lives. It orients us into joyous living. Just listen to Bhagawan in the next few pages.
This book is about the women, who left their impressions on the sands of time, but more importantly, in the heart of God. It is the one-pointed devotion, which has been the praise of men, seekers, and poets alike. It is also their constant communion with the Lord. It is about the love, a love that is acknowledged till date by our beloved Bhagawan.
In this book, Bhagawan beautifully expounds the inner messages behind rituals we perform each day. It provides rare insight into Indian culture and tradition and to the little known aspects of our lives.
The atma is the veritable seed of spirituality. Few concepts have borne greater significance in the realm of spiritual understanding than this small world. Five mere letters hold the elusive comprehension of the true and the untrue in this universe. Seers and seekers have searched and strived to fathom its depths and reaches.
What does it mean to ‘Surrender’? When asked to hand over the reins of one’s life to another, one generally feels insecure. One associates giving up with losing control. But, surrender is not about losing control. It’s about allowing a higher wisdom to take charge over one’s life. Surrender is tuning in to a higher will. It’s an attitude, which can change the way you perceive vicissitudes in life.
“Why me?” If you have ever asked yourself this question before, take heart. You are not alone. Suffering is viewed as an unfair, merciless tormentor. It stretches a man’s tolerance to the hilt, crushing and crippling him in the process. But, listen to the Avatar as He speaks of suffering, of its cause, and how it can serve as a catalyst to spiritual growth and a key to enlightenment.
Have you ever craved to hear the voice of God? ...To escape from dreary daily existence into a world of perfect peace and harmony? If so, this book might just be Swami’s gift to you. Silence is a compilation of pearls of wisdom from the lips of the Avatar. Silence is a world of communion. Feel Him as you read through these pages. Listen to His voice in each word. Feel your heart beat with His.
A heart that wishes to serve requires some time to itself to remain still, reinforce conviction, and strengthen perspective. Bhagawan’s words provide sweet nourishment to the loving heart that wishes to give itself away. Just flip open to any page and listen to Swami’s words on service...
The first part of this book comprises revelations made by Swami on Himself. The second encapsulates, in the Lord’s own words, the beautiful relationship we share with Him. This would be a source of great inspiration to all His children all over the world. All that one has to do is to flip open any page and listen to His voice...
The body is a water bubble and the mind, a mad monkey.
This book aims to bring out other forms of relationships mentioned by Bhagawan, between the gross and the subtle, the confined and the permeating, the limited and the limitless, the body and the mind.
Listen to the Avatar as He speaks on what constitutes the body and the mind and their role in an individual’s spiritual growth.
How do you encapsulate the sweetness of the relationship between God and His devotee? How do you express the tender loving assurance of His constant presence? Listen now to Bhagawan speaking on this timeless, immortal relationship. Constant presence, constant support, and constant companionship. Drench yourself completely in His Love. Flip over to any page and listen.
The author of 'Life Is A Challenge, Meet It!' Mrs. Joy Thomas and her husband ventured to India, looking for a living Master. When they first heard of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba in 1983, they felt that the ultimate grace that could be won in a life time was showered on them by a miracle. The words of Bhagawan Baba prompted her to write a series of four books, with His inspiration and grace.
The author of the book 'Life Is Love, Enjoy It!' Mrs. Joy Thomas and her husband ventured to India, looking for a living Master. When they first heard of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba in 1983, they felt that the ultimate grace that could be won in a life time was showered on them by a miracle. The words of Bhagawan Baba prompted her to write a series of four books, with His inspiration and grace.
Bhakthi And Health, the second book by Dr. Charanjit Ghooi, delves deep into the connection between devotion, faith, and good health. The good doctor, an ardent devotee of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, describes how a true devotee's health is maintained by God, through the devotee's devotion (bhakthi). Spiritual practice reinforces one's physical and mental health, and confers lasting peace.
The question and answer sessions conducted by Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, at Kodaikanal, over the course of four summers, compiled by Professor Anil Kumar into two volumes, titled Satyopanisad. This is the second volume, comprising of the third part, Sadhana. The first volume contains the first two parts, Samskriti and Sadhaka.
The question and answer sessions conducted by Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, at Kodaikanal, over the course of four summers, compiled by Professor Anil Kumar into two volumes, titled Satyopanisad. This is the first volume, comprising of Samskriti and Sadhaka, the first two parts of the questions and answers. The second volume contains the third part, Sadhana.
The incredible story of Prof. Abdul Korbu, who began his life as a poor Muslim boy with extraordinary memory and, by the grace, blessings, and guidance of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, became a Professor, a Principal, and most importantly, His close devotee. He had the coveted Padanamaskar and Bhagawan’s one deep look into his eyes transformed him miraculously. This is his story.
Bhagawan has dwelt at length on Namasmarana and Nama Sankirtan as a spiritual Sadhana for the devotees, in His various discourses, right from the early years of His Avatarhood. Nama Mahima is a compilation of Swami's message to the devotees, dedicated at the Lotus Feet of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba.