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II 6. What kind of education does Swami give us in His educational institutions?

The University at Prasanthi Nilayam does not charge fees for teaching or for laboratory and library facilities or for games, etc., from the first standard upto the Ph.D. course. Education is elevated as an act of service to the rising generation. Learning in thisĀ  atmosphere, the students will become in later life enthusiastic for service. One must be eager to serve others, not eager to be served by them.
Sathya Sai Baba, 8 Feb 1987
 
My plan of action is to provide youth with an education which while cultivating their intelligence, will also purify their impulses and emotions and equip them with the physical and mental disciplines needed for drawing upon the springs of calmness and joy that lies in their own hearts. Their higher natures will have to be fostered and encouraged to blossom, by means of study, prayer and spiritual practice, contacts with the sages, saints and spiritual heroes and heroines of their land and place them on the path of self-confidence, self-satisfaction, self-sacrifice and self-knowledge.
Sathya Sai Baba, 7 Nov 1969