Archive for October, 2019

My Task Is This…

He Is Poornam… SamPoornam!!! Whose descend unto the planet is the Ultimate of all boons for humanity and for the whole of Creation. 72 summers ago, precisely on the 25  day of the fifth month of 1947, Bhagawan responded to a devout ‘soul’, writing a revealing and inspiring reply, infusing much needed light of love and greater faith in him. The devotee was saddened and disturbed by some adverse talk, by aimless tattered tongues, attempting to tarnish the image of Bhagawan. Now, this letter serves many a pointer for self-uplifting, for you and me and one and all. 
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Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha – Final Session

After the grand culmination of the Veda Purusha Saptaha Jnana Yajna this morning, marking the grand-finale of the Prasanthi Dasara celebrations,  noted vocalist Ashwath Narayanan from Tamilnadu presented a Carnatic offering this 7th and final evening of the Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha in Prasanthi Nilayam today. read more »

Grand Culmination To Veda Purusha Saptaha Jnana Yajna…

The seven-day long holy ritual Veda Purusha Saptaha Jnana Yajna came to a grand culmination with the offering of Maha Poornahuthi this holy Vijaya Dasami morning in Prasanthi Nilayam. read more »

Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha – Day-6

Today is Maha Navami, the 9th and penultimate day of the 10-day-long Dasara celebrations.  The proceedings for the 6th session of the Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha commenced this evening with a heart-warming invocatory Vedic chanting by the beautiful tiny tots of Bhagawan’s Primary School. Clad in burning red, reflecting innocence all-over, when the little ones resounded the hall with the chants of Medha Suktam propitiating the Mother Divine, it was equally echoing  the fructification of a Divine Resolve by Beloved Bhagawan, assuring the much needed Vedic Renaissance. read more »

Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha – Day-5

When He set His mission rolling, He has attracted many a beautiful soul unto Him, allotting them specific tasks, letting His mission on. The group of ‘Sai Sannidhi’ is one such bloc of blessed souls who are mostly ‘hand-picked’ by Bhagawan, serving in various Sri Sathya Sai institutions spreading over Prasanthi Nilayam, Brindavan, Muddenahalli, and Rajahmundry. Today, in the 5th evening of the ongoing Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha in Prasanthi, the ‘Sai Sannidhi’ submitted itself at Bhagawan’s Lotus Feet in everlasting gratitude, presenting a lively evening  of experiences with ‘Swami’. The Brindavan boys followed suit, presenting an offering, post the ‘Sai Sannidhi’ offering. read more »

Ayudha Puja in Prasanthi Nilayam

Following the set Prasanthi tradition, Ayudha Puja was observed in His immediate Divine OmniPresence in Sai Kulwant hall this auspicious Durgashtami morning in Prasanthi Nilayam. Commencing at 0830 hrs, to the accompaniment of Vedic chants and bhajans, various vehicles blessed and sanctified by Bhagawan’s physical touch, including the Golden Chariot, were worshipped in the morning, attended by senior office bearers, students and staff. read more »

Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha – Day-3/4

Third evening of the Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha on Oct 4 in Prasanthi Nilayam noted Telugu/Sankrit Scholar Dr. Palaparty Symalananda Prasad elucidated on the ‘Sri Devi Thathwam Sai Thathwam’  in Bhagawan’s immediate Divine OmniPresence. Bhagawan’s Divine discourse followed next and the session concluded with Mangala Arathi to Bhagawan. read more »

Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha – Day 2

Day-2 proceedings of the Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha commenced this evening at 1640 hrs with invocatory Vedam by the students from Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, Prasanthi Nilayam. read more »

Disciple & Devotee… Who Is Who???

God and His devotee… when a devotee matures spiritually, in all-out surrender, when his acts pleases Him the most, when, in a defining moment, his actions propel tears of ‘Pure Love’ in His Eyes, let’s know then that such a one is most blessed, most sanctified, as was Shama for The Lord Supreme during His Shirdi Sai sojourn. In a revealing Divine discourse, Bhagawan once spelt-out the difference between a devotee and disciple. Can each one  of us raise our benchmarks to fill that ‘elusive’ spot, by becoming His ’cherished’ disciple? Sure enough, Shama had proved it ‘perfectly right’ then, moving ‘The Heart Of Creation’ embodied in Shirdi. Extracted from Bhagawan’s discourse. read more »

Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha – Day 1

Following the initiation of the Dasara Jnana Saptaha Yajna this morning, the Prasanthi Vidhwan MahaSabha, ensemble of the learned, commenced this evening, marked by a speech, Divine discourse, followed by a musical offering. The speaker for the day was Sri CR Santosh, Doctoral Research Scholar from the Prasanthi Nilayam campus of SSSIHL. With the help of anecdotes and analogies from the beautiful Bharatvarsha tales, the young speaker elucidated on the greater significance of the unparalleled love of Beloved Mother Sai. read more »