There are gurus and gurus. There are so- called gurus, who go about from house to house with cymbals and veena in their hands, and show their spirituality. They blow mantras into the ears of their disciplines and extract money from them and teach piety and religion to their disciplines, but are themselves impious and irreligious. Body – consciousness, he had none, he had great love for the disciples.
There are two kind of gurus ‘niyat’ and ‘aniyat’. The later by their advice develop the good quality and establishes us in unity. There are various kinds of wordly knowledge, who fixes us in our nature and carries us beyond the ocean of wordly existence, is the sad guru. Sathya Sai baba as sad guru. If anybody went to take his darshana, he, without being asked, would explain his past, present and future life. He saw divinity in all beings. Disinterested and equal balanced, he obliged the evil doers. He was the same in prosperity and adversity. He possessed the human body but he was not in the least attached to his body or house.
Blessed are the people of Shirdi, who worshipped sai as their god. They always remembered sathya sai baba and sang his glory. What to speak of love, the sweetness of the love, of the women of Shirdi and their love inspired them to compose poems or songs in their simple songs. That inspires real poetry and it is the manifestation of true love and appreciated by intelligent listeners and Collection of these folk songs is desirable. Some devotee collecting of these folk songs either in the sai leela magazine or separately in a book-form.