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IV iii Where to Serve?

1. What aspects should we consider while choosing the area of service?

Consider your duties as Service: What will please Swami is the proper performance of one's duties. This constitutes Seva (dedicated service). Even in your official work you can render service. Whatever your official duties, whatever your profession or occupation, if you discharge your duties properly and efficiently, that is also social service
Sathya Sai Baba, 21 Nov 1988
 
Service in rural areas: Today, the needs of the poor in the rural areas are quite great. In this situation you must go out into villages, organize service activities and encourage the rural population to participate in them. The village folk should be told the importance of health and hygiene and how to keep their homes and villages clean and healthy
Sathya Sai Baba, 21 Nov 1988
 
Do not let go the chance to do seva : When you have the brilliant chance, do not let it go, through ignorance or negligence; grasp the opportunity and advance!
Sathya Sai Baba, 22 Nov 1965
 
You need not seek to know what kinds of service should be done. Whenever you find that you can render help to anyone in need, offer it. Do not make distinctions between rich or poor or the deserving and the undeserving. Offer service according to the needs of the situation.
Sathya Sai Baba, 21 Nov 1988
 
Avail yourself of every possible occasion to render service to the society. It need not be limited to individuals. It is important to do national service. Sathya Sai Baba, 21-11-1988 Serve according to ability: Every person should render service according to his capacity and the sphere of his activities. Their capacities and aptitudes may vary. But each should take part in service activity according to his ability, equipment and field of work.
Sathya Sai Baba, 19 Nov 1987