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1. The most powerful force in life is Love. And man’s greatest asset is Faith.

2. c

3. Through the analogy of the lotus in water, Baba is teaching us that like the lotus which is always on water but there is no water on the lotus, man must live in this world but not let the world get into him. In more practical terms, it means while one must live in this world and perform his duties to the family and society, he should not get too attached and possessive. One must have a spirit of detachment towards the world and attachment to God.

4. Money can buy you a house, but not a home
Money can buy you a bed, but not sleep
Money can buy you a clock, but not time
Money can buy you a book, but not knowledge
Money can buy you a position, but not respect
Money can buy you medicine but not health
Money can buy blood, but not life

5. An Avathar means the descent of the Divine in Human form. It’s for this reason that Bhagawan Baba is addressed as Sathya Sai Avathar.

6. Valmeeki was called so because when he was single-pointedly doing penance chanting the divine name of Lord Rama for years, an ant-hill grew over him and an ant-hill in Sanskrit is called “Valmeeka”. Since he arose out of an ant-hill he was called Valmeeki. His original name was Ratnaakara and he was a highway robber.

7. Smile!

8. Match the following answers :
a) - v
b)– iii
c)– i
d)– iv
e)– vi

9. a

10. c

11. c

12. The Pandavas were five brothers. The eldest being Yudhisthira followed by Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva. They were called so because they were the sons of King Pandu.

13. The Karma Yoga in the Geeta says that renunciation in action is what matters and not renunciation of action. To put it simply, one should not desist from doing work. Rather, one must do all work without getting attached to the results .The fruits of all actions must be dedicated to God.

14. Googly! Baba never visited New Delhi in the year 2000.He visited in the month of March of 1999.

15. c


Volume - 2 Issue - 4 Radiosai Journal - PSN 2004