Archive for July, 2017

A Soul-Stirring Guru Purnima Evening…

An award ceremony, magazine release and a soul-stirring Carnatic Instrumental marked the holy Guru Purnima evening today, here, in Prasanthi Nilayam. read more »

Holy Guru Purnima Morning…

Prasanthi Nilayam and the Sai fraternity hold the unparalleled privilege that loudly proclaims the Truth Beyond All The Truths, “My Guru Is My God; God Is My Guru” pointing to Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, Who Is verily The Lord Of All Gods. read more »

Violin Duet by Sisters Lalita and Nandini…

Music earned its dues yet again in Prasanthi, as accomplished violin duo, sisters Kalaimamani Dr. M. Lalita and M. Nandini played it out to the Supreme Divine singing Him for an hour this morning here, at the Sanctum Sanctorum in Prasanthi Nilayam. read more »

Sai Is Rama; Sai Is Krishna…

Is Sri Sathya Sai the Self-Same Sri Rama and Sri Krishna? How many of us vouch to take this statement that demands unflinching faith?…vowing in the Supreme Godhood Of Sri Sathya Sai??? read more »

Gratitude Programme by Nursing Passing Out Batch at SSSIHMS, Whitefield…

Passing out batch of B.Sc. Nursing students of College of Nursing, SSSIHMS, Whitefield, Bengaluru offered a bouquet of gratitude programme at Bhagawan’s Lotus Feet this evening, in Prasanthi Nilayam. read more »

Divine Number 9

When the little ‘i’, ego, takes its strides to the centre-stage, there is bound to be trouble, the trouble of losing out, losing out of ego. Illustrating an interesting tale of a bunch of egos, belonging to a village Numbers Knotsville, the dance-drama in this auspicious Ashadi evening brought forth the ever unbounded significance and glory of the number 9, presenting yet another ‘glory’ous tale of Indian Culture and Spirituality. read more »

Marata Flavour on Prasanthi Ashadi Morning…

Today is holy Ashadi Ekadashi… and on this auspicious morning in Prasanthi Nilayam, Maratha’s proud Peshwa City, Pune came to the fore presenting a riveting Palki dance, setting the beautiful Prasanthi Ashadi 2017 story in motion. read more »

Musical Offering By Pt Srinivas Joshi…

Ashadi Eve got an enlivening musical impetus in Prasanthi today, as accomplished musician and the heir of legendary Bharat Ratna Pt Bhimsen Joshi, Pt Srinivas Joshi enthralled the OmniPresent Supreme Divine serenading Him for over an hour this evening in the hallowed Prasanthi Nilayam. read more »

Twameva Saranam Mama… a Musical Presentation On The Bhagavad Gita…

Offering the second day’s proceedings of the ongoing Ashadi Parthi Yatra by the twin states of Maharashtra and Goa, Sai Women Youth from the states presented a unique musical treat entitled “Twameva Saranam Mama” at the Sanctum Sanctorum this morning, in Prasanthi Nilayam. Earlier, the session commenced with a series of three short-speeches by selected Sai Women Youth. read more »

An Enlivening Dance Evening by Maharashtra & Goa…

A procession by the Sai Youth of Maharashtra & Goa, to a backdrop song of assurance and faith, “Sai Apne Saath Hey… Darne Ki Kya Bath Hey…” meaning Why Fear When Sai Is With Us… marked the 3-day long Ashadi Ekadashi programme by the twin states this evening here, in Prasanthi Nilayam.

Showcasing exuberant enthusiasm and dedication of the Sai Youth fraternity, hundreds of men and women marched up to the Sanctum Sanctorum with folded hands, offering reverential salutations to the Supreme Divine.

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Invoking the ‘IshtaDevata’ of the twin states, a ‘Jai Ganesh’ dance number based on Bharat Natyam followed next, bountifully appeasing the GanaPathi with rich attributes, that Divinity richly deserves.

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An exhilarating dance session ensued next featured Ghode Modni first, a popular Goan harvest festival dance, followed by a series of lively, vibrant Maharashtrian dance forms. Entitled “LokDhara” the session showcased great artistry, agility and athleticism of the Youth alongside the rich cultural heritage of Maharashtra. Dancing to the rhythmic synchronised rhapsody of varied instruments, namely Dhols and Drums, the session turned out to be an enlivening one, a virtual ‘Tal-Rudra’ offering at the Sanctum Sanctorum, with ‘The Rudra’ dancing in the hearts and minds of the packed evening assemblage.

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The session continued with bhajans by the Maharashtra/Goa troupe and concluded with Mangala Arathi at 1800 hrs., not before a mellifluous bhajan by the Voice Divine, singing a captivating Rama Rama Rama Sita…

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II Samastha Lokah Sukhino Bhavantu II