As stated in the Brahmashri Viswamitra Naadi, the holy hymn and prayer to Sai was given by sage Viswamitra “for the welfare and upliftment of humanity”. As prophesied by the ancient Naadi, Baba accepted the holy mantra during a darshan in Prasanthi Nilayam: “Baba came straight to Prasad seated amidst thousands of people, and literally plucked out the sheet of paper containg the hymn from Prasad’s hands, and quietly walked away”. The Naadi states that “no sooner Baba accepts this prayer than you should deliver it to all humanity for its redemption.
There is nothing that you cannot accomplish by an incessant repetition of the holy hymn.
More the repetition, more the benefits to one and all.”
Viswamitra’s Mantra on Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba
“Boothabavya bavathprabho! Sri Prasanthi Sai
Bhoothatma, dharmatma, Sri Dhanvantri amsa
Sathya Saiyey”, mama prarthana:
‘Uthishta sokha sankata dhuhkhanivarana’
Mahakrupa Kadaksha, ‘Paahimaam Paahimaam Paahi’
Oh Lord, the Glorious – Sri Prasanthi Sai
May the elements do good always
Thou art the Controller of the elements
Thou art the Prime-mover of righteousness
Thy tiny fraction is Dhanvantri (Divine healer)
Lord Sai, we pray unto thee:
‘Wake up, remove depression, sorrow, misery’,
Thou, Embodiment of mercy and grace
‘Save us, redeem us, reclaim us, – one and all of us’.