Posts Tagged ‘Dance’
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Over 1100 devotees from Ranga Reddy District arrived on a two day Pavitra Parthi Yatra (sacred pilgrimage to Prasanthi Nilayam) on 19 May 2012. They conducted a group prayer of Lalita Sahasranama Parayanam on the 19th morning at 1100 hrs and a Satsangam (Spiritual gathering) at at 1445hrs were they listened to a renowned orator before discussing various topics.
At 1715hrs, the District President Sri Ramakuchel presented a report of the service activities of Ranga Reddy District at the Sai Kulwant hall in the Divine Presence. Starting the speech with gratitude of the memories of the Radha Krishna drama, they presented on 26th July 2009, he then enumerated the various activities by the organisation under the Village Integrated Programme, Agri Care, Socio Care, Medi Care and Deena Jano Dharana Project. read more »
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
“The mind precedes all (actions); the mind is the chief; all (actions) are mind-made. If a person speaks or acts with an impure mind, sorrow follows him… But if a person speaks or acts with a pure mind, happiness follows him even as a shadow that never leaves him.“, says Buddha in the opening verses of the Dhammapada. Love and Compassion is the theme of this year’s Buddha Purnima Celebrations in Prasanthi Nilayam attended by devotees from Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong, Bhutan, Nepal, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and Indonesia. The programme commenced with Veda Chanting by youth of the participating countries. read more »
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Drawing inspiration from Bhagawan’s mammoth drinking water supply projects, a project catering to the drinking water supply across the state of AP titled ‘Sri Sathya Sai Premamrutha Dhaara‘ was conceptualised. This programme marked the dedication of the safe drinking water projects in 108 villages across the state of Andhra Pradesh at the Lotus Feet of Bhagawan in the form of pictorial and video presentations interspersed with song and dance. The project which stretched across 23 districts and mobilised 2000 volunteers helped provide safe drinking water and affected the lives of over a lakh people. read more »
Friday, April 13, 2012
It was a very special Tamil New Year in Prasanthi Nilayam. Hearing and speech impaired children from Vela School, Villipurum captured all hearts with a scintillating dance performance in the Divine Presence entitled, “Dikku Leni Vaariki Devude Gathi!“. The school is adopted by Alumni of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning and the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Tamil Nadu.
The celebrations began early in the morning with auspicious music on the Nadaswaram. At 0800hrs, the Sundaram Bhajan group performed Veda Chanting and Bhajans in the Sai Kulwant Hall even as delicious sweets were distributed to the assembly. In the evening Professor Anil Kumar introduced the programme in English and Telugu after which the state president of the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Tamil Nadu, Sri N. Ramani addressed the gathering in Tamil. read more »
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Radiosai is a medium blessed by Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, to uplift human values in the society. This radio service was started in the year 2001, on the occasion of Baba’s 76th birthday celebrations. Initially, this service was made available on the World Space satellite radio as a free channel. As the years went on, the response that it had from thousands of devotees from across the globe, immensely inspired the Radiosai team. And eventually, with the blessings of Bhagawan Baba, Radiosai extended its broadcasting services through the internet also.
Radiosai today, has 6 different streams – Asia, Africa, Ameri, Discourse, Bhajan and Telugu, that offer a variety of programs that bring out the message of pure love given by Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, to the entire humanity. Under the able guidance of Padmashree Dr. G. Venkataraman, eminent scientist and former Vice Chancellor of the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning , the Radiosai team offers spiritual programs that enable every human being to follow the path of Dharma and spread the joy of love, peace and harmony. read more »
Sunday, March 25, 2012
On the anniversary of His final public Darshan, thus far…, passing out students of Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Sciences and Bachelor of Arts from the Brindavan (Bangalore) campus of the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning assembled in Prasanthi Nilayam on the 25th March 2012. They started the programme with an emotional speech thanking Bhagawan for the memories He has given them. That scintillating smile, those endearing eyes, that enchanting gait, those beckoning fingers, those wonderful memories, sighed the students. read more »
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Student life in His University is undoubtedly the most cherished time for these young gentlemen ready to step out into the world and put His words into practice. However it is not easy to part from this Home away from Home, the place where they came into such close proximity with their Divine Mother, some of them for the last seventeen years.
Passing out students of MSc, MA, MBA and MPhil offered their gratitude to Bhagawan on the evening of 18 Mar 2012 with a variety programme including talks, songs, instrumentals, poetry and dances. The only achievement that the students strive for, they said, is to see a smile on their Master’s face and commenced the programme with that very objective. read more »
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Over 1500 devotees from Adilabad arrived in Prasanthi Nilayam on 24th Feb. They held a massive procession this evening featuring folk dances, ritual rallies and effervescent fireworks throwing the temple town into a mood of gaiety and celebration.
On the evening of 25th, the pilgrims provided a unique vaudevillian show in Sai Kulwant Hall today including Dances, Burra Katha, Hari Katha, Poetry, Talks, Video Clippings and Songs. A small girl anthropomorphising Adilabad started the programme with a talk of gratitude followed by a dance to the tunes of ‘Sampoorna Avataram‘. read more »
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The Post Graduate Students of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prasanthi Nilayam campus presented a dance programme entitled, ‘Shivoham’. The objective of the programme was to describe through dance how the potential energy of Shiva directed inwards and the kinetic energy of Shakti directed outside are essentially the one and the same.
They started the programme with a choreography to the words of Sri Rudraprasnah Laghunyasah, with a prayer to Lord Sai Shiva to help realise Him in our hearts. Fire, Air, Moon, Directions, the Primordial Ocean, Earth, Plants, Lightning, Rain all forms of Shakti, were depicted through graceful steps as the dynamic manifestation of Shiva Himself. Just as the drop is not different from the ocean, they argued, the I is not different from the Universe. read more »
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Over 1200 Youth and Children from Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations, Sivam, Hyderabad made a spiritual pilgrimage to Sri Sathya Sai Divya Sannidhi, Prasanthi Nilayam. The delegates participated in the various Mandir activities and satsangs. The youth also organised a workshop on Sai Seva Projects in the region. A bouquet of various cultural presentations by the group lit up the evening sessions in Sai Kulwant hall on 18th and 19th Feb 2012. read more »