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V ii Attitude of the Sevak(Volunteer)

5. What should be our attitude while serving in Prashanthi Nilayam?

Needs of guests should take precedence: You are being invested as Prashanthi Nilayam Representatives, you are being entrusted with the traditional duty of hospitality towards the kinsmen who are arriving. So, you must have Prashanthi in your hearts; you should not be agitated or worried or angry or upset. Behave in keeping with the dignity conferred on you. Their needs take precedence, they are to be attended to, with care and consideration. So, the men and women who have come here are to be met with love and care, irrespective of your convenience and comfort. That is the way to please Me and win My grace.
Sathya Sai Baba, 22 Nov 1965
Seva in all its forms, all the world over is primarily spiritual discipline, mental clean up! Without the inspiration given by that attitude, the urge is bound to ebb and grow dry, or, it may meander into pride and pomp.
Sathya Sai Baba, 19 May 1969