Posts Tagged ‘Functions’
Monday, May 14, 2012
One of the most decorated officers of Indian Civil Services, His Excellency Sri ESL Narasimhan, Governor of Andhra Pradesh, held many important positions including that of the Director of Intelligence Bureau before assuming gubernatorial posts for the states of Chattisgarh, followed by Andhra Pradesh. Delivering Chief Guest’s address during the Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam held in April, the Governor spoke of His perceptions about Bhagawan. Given below is a sub-edited text of the Govenor’s speech delivered on 24th April 2012, at Sai Kulwant Hall, in Prasanthi Nilayam. 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 »
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Artistes, Thespians, Corporate Leaders, Administrators and Members of Government vied with each other to reminisce and pay tributes to Sri Sathya Sai Baba on the morning of 1st May at Royal Turf club grounds, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai.Titled “Legend of Pure Love”, Mumbai saw an outpouring of Love among the men and women who packed every inch of available space of the extensive lawns of the Royal Turf club grounds on the blessed evening. read more »
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Kerala’s harvest festival and New Year Vishu was celebrated with religious fervour in Bhagawan’s Divine Presence on 14th April 2012. Joining the stream of devotees hundreds of youth from the state also participated in the celebrations this year. 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 »
Friday, March 23, 2012
Nandana Nama Ugadi, herading of the arrival of vernacular Telugu New Year, was celebrated this year in Prasanthi Nilayam in the Divine Presence of Bhagawan on the 23rd of March marked by special programmes. Over the years Prasanthi had the unique boon of celebrating the new year in the physical presence of the Avatar of The Age, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. This being the first new year after Bhagawan’s physical passing on last year had a nostalgic flavour of His mighty physical presence.
On the 25th morning after the regular Vedic chanting by the students, Panchanga Shravanam (recitation of religious almanac pertaining to the coming year) was conducted by noted vedic scholar Sri Kuppa Siva Subrahmanya Avadhani. As the festivity marks the beginning of a new Panchanga, it is significant to conduct Panchanga Shravanam, hearing of the annual forecast as predicated in the Panchanga. read more »
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Offering gratitude, passing out batches of students from Sri Sathya Sai Mirpuri College of Music and undergraduate students from SSSIHL, Prasanthi Nilayam Campus presented a Musical Offering interspersed with words of love n’ gratitude on the 18th evening in the Sanctum Sanctorum in Prasanthi Nilayam. read more »
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Come Feb-Mar and there starts a barrage of gratitude programmes by students in Prasanthi Nilayam. These programmes are expressions of greater love and affection towards Mother Sai for His benevolence in marking and molding them to become worthy instruments. read more »
Monday, January 30, 2012
Every tradition that reaches the Lotus Feet of Bhagawan brings native values and rich cultural heritage, seeking ultimate Divine blessing. Chinese New Year 2012 that entered into its 15th year in Prasanthi Nilayam was not different as the Holy Abode witnessed a glittering function on the 28th January evening, attended by over 250 devotees, both ethnic and other language speaking, from three countries Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. read more »