SATHYA DHEVAAYA DHEEMAHI,
We know this
Sai is Supreme Divinity incarnate.
We meditate on this God of Truth.
May this Almighty Personality lead us
on the path of total liberation.
"I know through Gurus and Shastras (and by direct experience)
that Sai is God himself : He is Bhagavan and Ishwara. I mediate
on this form in my heart with all my mental faculties. He is the
embodiment of truth, divinity, universal consciousness and one
who pervades all the words. I pray to such Saiparameshwar to
direct our intellects to engage in auspicious and righteous
activities. I meditate on this great form"
This Sathya Sau Gaayathri, like other Gaayahtris, is on a
part with Veda Manthra or mystic formula. It has 24 letters; it
consists of three lines, each with 8 letters. Such a composition
has unique properties. According to Maharishi Vararuchi, the
numerology of all letters adds upto 108. That is why recitation
is to be done 108 times, to realize the full effect of Siddhi –
which is signified by the 108th number, i.e. Meru or
the tassel of a rosary or Japamala. Ashtottara Shata Naama – the
108 name chanting leads to realization of God, which is the
Every Gaayathri Manthra has a revealing prophet or Rishi and
a presiding diety Adhishthana Devatha, who is the subject of
manthra. This manthra is expressed through the inner workings of
Sathya Sai through the mouth of Pandit Sri Ghandikota Subramanya
Shastry in the presence of Sri Sathya Sai Baba. Needless to say
that Sai Baba himself is the presiding deity of this mystic
formula or Manthra.