The Fourth All India Conference of the Office-Bearers of the various units of the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation of India was held at Prasanthi Nilayam between the 20th and the 22nd of November, 1970. Baba delivered His Divine Message at the Valedictory Session held on the 22nd. He showered His blessings on the devotees gathered in thousands at the Lotus Feet on 23rd November 1970, to celebrate His 45th Birthday.
Baba declared that selfless service was the first stepping stone to spiritual progress and if service was carried out with love and tolerance, there would be peace and prosperity in the world and such an act would be naturally dear to HIM. Basic Guidelines to active Workers were formulated.