Sai Baba Quotes on Religions
Religion and Devotion
There is only one religion, the religion of Love;
There is only one language, the language of the Heart;
There is only one caste, the caste of Humanity;
There is only one law, the law of Karma;
There is only one God, He is Omnipresent.
True devotion must not get dispirited; nor elated or satisfied with
lesser gains; it must fight against failure, loss, calumny, calamity,
ridicule and against egoism and pride, impatience and cowardice.
Let the different faiths exist, let them flourish, let the glory of God
be sung in all languages in a variety of tunes. That should be the
ideal. Respect the differences between the faiths and recognize them as
valid so far as they do not extinguish the flame of unity.
Should each person live the ideals propounded by the founders of his
religion, unaffected by greed or hate, then the world will be a happy
and peaceful habitation for man.
In spiritual terms all of mankind belongs to one and the same class,
race, and religion.
The followers of each religion call upon One God who is omnipresent and
listens to their prayers, be they from any race or whatever language
they speak; but it is the same God who confers happiness on all of
mankind. No religion has a separate God showering grace only on those
who profess to abide by that faith.
There is only one God, one Goal, one Law, one Truth, one Religion and
Be like the lions in the spiritual field, rule over the forest of the
senses and roam fearlessly with full faith in victory.
Reach the point where churches, temples, mosques do not matter, where
all roads end, from where all roads run.
Honor all religions. Each is a pathway to God. That is the right way of
Devotion has to be unintermittent, uninterrupted, like the flow of oil
from one vessel to another.
Nations are many, but Earth is one;
Beings are many, but Breath is one;
Stars are many, but Sky is one;
Oceans are many, but Water is one;
Religions are many, but God is one;
Jewels are many, but Gold is one;
Appearances are many, but Reality is One.
God will not ask you when and where you did service? He will ask, with
what motive did you do it? What was the intention that prompted you? You
may weigh the service and boast of its quantity. But God seeks quality -
the quality of heart, the purity of mind, the holiness of motive.
Spend a few minutes every morning and evening in the Silence of your own
shrine or home; spend them with the highest of all the Powers that you
know of. Be in His elevating and Inspiring company; worship Him
mentally; offer unto Him all the work you do; you will come out of the
silence nobler and more heroic than when you went in.
The mind carries the divine principle (the light of love) and conveys it
to all who contact it.
God is the mother and father of the world.
Our parents are the mother and father of this body.
God is one; there are not many Gods, one for each tribe among men.
Man can realize his mission on the earth only when he knows himself as
Divine and when he reveres all others as Divine.
Let the different faiths exist.
Let them flourish and
Let the glory of God be sung
In all the languages of the world
And in a variety of tunes.
Respect the differences between the faiths
And recognise them as valid
As long as they do not extinguish
The flame of unity.