"When man has resolved to understand his reality by the method of enquiry, he must avoid the error of condemning the points of view held dear by others. It is not right to deny their validity. He has to give value to all aspects, consider all views; for, there is no clear-cut distinction between mine and thine, this and that other. Truth is Knowledge; Knowledge is Limitless. Truth has to be discovered by analysing the complex mass of facts and things. Bhāratīya Culture is the product of the experience of generations in the field of this Truth, of Knowledge that is limitless, that is seen through the vision of the Wise."

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

(Summer Showers 1972)


Our research activities

Sri Sathya Sai Sāhityaṁ

We work to preserve the written and spoken works of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba that are in Telugu language.

Keywords and Annotation

We generate keywords from the various works of Bhagawan Baba, that form themes and annotate the same primarily from His own discourses with contextual definitions and analogies.

Transliteration and Translation

We develop methods of transliteration and translation in english of the original works of Bhagawan Baba that is predominantly in Telugu.


We study themes encompassing Human Values, culture and spirituality as taught by Bhagawan Baba and its relevance to various fields of study.


Prasanthi  is our online Journal on Culture, Philosophy and Human Values from Prasanthi Nilayam.

Resource development

We develop resources for online courses, exhibitions, workshops and seminars based on our research.

Ongoing projects

Understanding Human Values

The ‘Education in Human Values’ (EHV) landscape has expanded in depth and breadth around the world and taken many giant strides in imparting Human Values training and practice in the respective regions. We have been gifted with many Divine discourses on the specific topic of “Human Values”.

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Unraveling Bhāratīya Culture

The project involves the study of moral, ethical, spiritual, physical and secular dimensions of Bhāratīya Culture, unravelled by research on the elements that contribute to Bhāratīya culture like customs and traditions,  vedic/vedantic scriptures, darśan śāstrās, epics, religious beliefs and practices; works of Saints and poets in vernacular languages; educational methods and fine arts. 

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The Sri Sathya Sai Centre for Human Values, Prasanthi Nilayam is launching an online quarterly e-journal named Praśānti. The e-journal made its case for existence given the lacunae that was felt in publishing scholarly/quasi-scholarly articles from Prasanthi Nilayam that would endeavour to elucidate further the depth and beauty of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s teachings and its practical applications in life.

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