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End of Education is Character”.  Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Sri Sathya Sai Baba, the Universal Teacher introduced to the world the philosophy and concept of Educare, which is to draw out the latent human values of Truth, Right Action, Peace, Love and Non-violence, that are already present within each individual.   This fundamental concept, that rather than focusing on information that is given from without, the emphasis should be on transformation that is from within.  Baba has also always held that Education should be a means to translate these values into action in daily life, for it is only when such practices are encouraged by parents at home, teachers in our schools, that one can ensure a happy home, a value-based society, an orderly nation and a peaceful world. 

The current education program has its roots in the Sri Sathya Sai Bal Vikas program which was started in India in 1969. Bal Vikas means “inner blossoming”, signifying the drawing out of the inherent beautiful values. The Sri Sathya Sai Bal Vikas course is based on two principles – Existence of God & Divinity of Man. The classes are conducted to inculcate the five basic human values of truth, righteousness, peace, love and non-violence in children. It is a multi-faith program inculcating in the tender minds of children, love and respect for all sacred traditions and religions. 

 

For more information please visit: Sri Sathya Sai Educare (SSSE) USA Page

 

SSSE Announcements:

SSSGC|Education|Launch of Online Only SSSE
Sai Ram Dear SSSGC Members, With Swami’s grace, Sri Sathya Sai Educare has launched the Online SSSE Classes for all families who do not have access to Sri Sathya Sai Global Council center near where they live.  Please see the message below…Read More
Sri Sathya Sai Literature Compilation for Sri Sathya Sai Spiritual Educare (SSSE) – Sadhana
Sai Ram Dear SSSGC Member, Please see the email below from Dr. Mohan Kumar, SSSE Coordinator, South Bethesda Sai Center, MD with details about an excellent seva opportunity.  Sai Ram, Sai Sravan https://www.sssgc-zone1.org/ https://www.sssgc-usa…Read More
Introducing “1008 Sadhana” Program
Sai Ram Dear SSSGC members, With Swami’s grace, we’re blessed with a wonderful Sadhana program. Please see the email below from brother Dhurjati Mudigonda, National Devotional Coordinator, SSSGC-USA.  https://www.sssgc-usa.org/1008sa…Read More

Brief History

About

Sri Sathya Sai Baba was born in Puttaparthi on Nov 23, 1926 – an auspicious Monday in the lunar month of Kartika, when Lord Shiva is especially adored.

His Life
Sri Sathya Sai Baba was born in Puttaparthi on Nov 23, 1926 – an auspicious Monday in the lunar month of Kartika, when Lord Shiva is especially adored. He was given the name Sathyanarayana Raju. What intrigued His mother Easwaramma, most was the unbounded compassion her little Sathya had particularly for the poor and downtrodden. Even as a toddler, He insisted that the beggar at the door be served well in spite of their own limited means and would often give His own share to the needy. When He began school, His playmates were inspired by His ability to lead them to be socially responsible, spiritually aware, endowed with individual and national character. His friends were often fascinated by His extraordinary powers of creating things out of thin air, knowing the future, deep understanding of scriptural wisdom and so on.
The Childhood

The Raju family of Puttaparthi was noted for its piety since the days of the renowned sage, Venkavadhootha, a saintly ancestor who was looked upon as a Guru in hundreds of villages around. Not only did the family build and endow the Gopalaswami Temple (dedicated to Lord Krishna), but Sri Ratnakaram Kondama Raju, the grandfather of Baba’s physical frame, dedicated a temple to Sathyabhama, consort of Lord Krishna, a deity to whom this type of homage is seldom offered in any part of India. Peasants by vocation, they were known for their musical and dramatic talent and were much involved in the propagation of the sacred scriptures through village plays and musicals. Consequently, the family was given the name ‘Bhat Raju’ (Bhat – priest)

The Advent

23rd of November, 1926, the Hindu year of Akshaya, meaning, the Never-declining, the Ever-full. It was the time of sunrise and the villagers were chanting the names of Lord Shiva, remembering that the day was Karthika Somavara, a Monday of the Holy Month of Karthika, devoted to the puja (worship) of Shiva. That day was made even more auspicious for Shiva worship because the ascendant star was Ardra (the star of Shiva). On this day, when these rare and propitious signs came together, the people thronged the temples of the Lord to offer special pujas and pray for His benediction.

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