Sri Satya Sai Baba Brief History:
Sri Satya Sai Baba was a famous Saint and the self-proclaimed Bhagavan from India. He is a well known saint all over the world and attracted large number of devotees from all over the world. Sri Satya Sai Baba born on 23 rd November 1926 in a small village called Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh. His father’s name was Peda Venkamma Raju and mother Iswaramba. His childhood name was Sathyanarayana Raju. In the later years, he became Satya Sai Baba. As Satya Sai Baba he did many miracles which did in ancient Sages. The word Sathya means the truth, Sai means the mother and Baba mean father.
Satya Sai Baba in his early years:
Since his childhood days, he was quite different from his fellow mates. In the evenings he called his friends to the boundaries of the village and infuse them to sing devotional songs and Bajans. During this time he acts as their ‘Guru’. With the passionate mood, the friends also follow his instructions as for their Guru. One day at the age of 13, he went into Samadhi. After he came out from the Samadi he decided to leave school and want to serve his fellow human beings in the service of God. His preaches and miracles attracted the surrounding village people and they started visiting Satya Sai Baba for his blessings. He performed the miracles like bringing manifesting things out of the thin air and tracing the lost property. So the people increased to visit him frequently.
The Universal Guru:
His name spread all around the world gradually. Due to this, many foreign devotees also started visiting him for His blessings. Finally, he left his family and started his life in the way of what he believed in. His main motto was to uplift of mankind towards devotion. Gradually his followers grew in number. So that he established Prashanti Nilayam at Puttaparthi and started giving his spiritual speeches from there.
Satya Sai Baba strongly believes that the education can strongly emphasize on service to the community. Knowing the spirituality was essential to lead a truthful life. So that he established more than 6000 spiritual service centres around the world to infuse the people to attain the study of spiritual concepts and practical application of the teaching of Satya Sai Baba. He had established the schools and colleges to provide free education to enlight the minds of the students. He had started super speciality hospital near his Ashram to service to the poor. His devotees also visiting the hospitals to serve the patients, involving in feeding the hungry and caring for the aged people.
Services to Mankind and Last Days:
He had shown many development programmes for the humanistic and spiritual education programmes. Entire in his life, every programme conducted to awaken the humanity among the human beings for fellow human beings. His services continued until his death. In the last days, he had been suffered from prolonged illness. Finally, at the age of 85, Satya Sai Baba died on 24th April 2011 and left the millions of his followers across the world into gloom.