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Thursday 30, April ,2009

The dawn of 30th April witnessed devotees pouring in thousands filling the darshan ground spilling over to the grounds outside Sai Shruthi. Bhajans began at 9.30 a.m. and Bhagawan arrived soon afterwards, to move around the darshan grounds and both the slopes and even reach out to those outside the compound. After an hour long bhajan Swami received flowers & blessed the prasad. He was offered Aarathi at 10.30 a.m. Click here or on the photo below to see darshan photos from Thursday, 30, April,2009

The evening bhajans started around 5.20 p.m. Bhagawan went down the aisle and received letters and gave close darshan to all assembled. He received flowers and Aarathi at 5.40 p.m. He blessed everyone repeatedly by raising His benedictory Abhayahasthas.

Wednesday, 29, April,2009

Bhagawan came to the scenic Sai Shruti Darshan grounds at 10.00 a.m. In all His compassion, Bhagawan went round the grounds and even down the slopes to bless the devotees. At the end, Bhagawan was offered flower and Aarati and the devotees received Prasadam blessed by Swami.

In the evening, Bhajans began at 6.00 p.m in the Bhajan hall. Swami came soon afterwards and went down the aisle receiving letters and blessing devotees. At 6.25, Sri Ajit Popat was asked by Bhagawan to give a talk. His focus was on a Sai formula for day-to-day spiritualised living. He began his talk by saying that we have to pay rent for the body given to us by expressing love to the creator. We should be physically healthy and mentally alert and spiritually evolved. Paropakaram (serving others) is important and one should always be busy and immersed in bliss in constant awareness of the Lord. Switch off being “busy” otherwise and connect to Sai by regular prayers. We should go back to the source with the right resources. Keep the body healthy, neat and tidy. The mind has to be filled with pure thoughts and should be always happy. Sri Popat ended his short talk at 6.35.p.m.

After Sri Popat’s talk, Bhagawan blessed the devotees with His
Divine Discourse at 6.35.p.m.

KODAIKANAL 29 04 09 Excerpts of Divine Discourse: SRI SAI BABA

Sai Baba photos from kodaikanal - Thursday, 29, April,2009

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Tuesday , April, 28, 2009

In the morning, bhajans commenced at 10:15 a.m. and there was a huge congregation of devotees assembled to have His Divine darshan. Bhagawan came down the aisle went round the darshan grounds blessing the devotees. Arathi was offered at 10:45 a.m. before Bhagawan retired to His Abode.

In the evening, bhajans began at 6 p.m. and Bhagawan went down the aisle moving around and collecting letters from the congregation of devotees. After returning to the Bhajan Hall, Bhagawan stayed for two bhajans before receiving arathi at 6:35 p.m.

Sai Baba - KODAIKANAL pictures

Monday, 27, April,2009

Panoramic Kodai Hills... Photos scroll down

In the morning Bhajans started at 9:45 a.m. and as Bhagawan stayed indoors Arathi was offered at 10:15 a.m. Evening programme started at 5:30 p.m. and Bhagawan came into the hall at 5.45 after granting darshan to all huge congregation of devotees seated in the darshan grounds.

Prof. G. Venkataraman gave an introduction to the third successive Burra Katha session; the story was based on Mother Easwaramma. He pointed out that in all the ages only four times a woman has the rare fortune of being Mother to the Avatar, namely, Kausalya, Devaki, Devangiamma & Easwaramma. The lacuna in the knowledge about the very pious mother Easwaramma would be filled by the narration by Sai Prabhakar and commented upon by Sai Raghuram and Aravind Sai. They would be ably supported on the Harmonian by Harikrishna, Shankar Vinayak on Mridangam and Preethi Ranjan on keyboard.

The Burra Katha session began at 6 p.m. with a Vinayaka Strotram and a song pleading Swami to forgive the faults in the performance. The story evolved after the victory song “Jayamee Jayamee Easwaramma”. In 1890, a daughter was born to Subbaraju and she was married at a very early age to Venkama Raju to become daughter-in-law to a pious couple Kondama Raju and Lakshmamma.

Easwaramma, the chosen Mother, had a rare vision that depicts the Immaculate Conception resulting the birth of the Avatar. A ball of light came from nowhere to enter into her, as she was drawing water from the well. This was the Pravesam that resulted in the birth of Bhagawan on the auspicious day of Karthika Somavaram on 23.11.1926.

Karnam Subbamma suggested that the baby be named Sathyanarayana Raju and behold! The cloth bundle that cradled the baby was rocked by a serpent under it which was verily, Adisesha come to be near Lord Narayana who had taken birth. Even as a child Sathya taught bhajan songs and moral stories to the village children and was honored as their Guru, He was widely known as a miracle boy as He would often give away pencils, chocolates etc. bringing them out of nothing.

Embarrassed at the bizarre happenings with his little son, as crowd started gathering around worshipping him, his father, having lost his patience asked him to reveal his identity. And there came the reply that He was Sai Baba, the Avatar prayed for, by Venkavathootha. He was Sai Baba of Shirdi come back again! He also later revealed that He was the incarnation of Shiva-Shakthi.

The Divine Mother was amazed at the happenings and was always immersed in bliss, but, very protective of her extra-ordinary Divine child. Subbamma was the Yashoda to Sai Krishna feeding Him and fostering Him from a very young age and later fed the hundreds of devotees that gathered around the little divine wonder. She was verily Annapurna. She was most fortunate to receive Thulasi Theetham from the Lord’s hand at her parting moments to merge in Him.

The compassionate Mother never sought anything for herself. “Ambara, Sambara Nakothee”, The three boons she asked from Swami revealed that He is really Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara. Brahma’s consort Saraswathi and hence schools, colleges and a university sprang up, Vishnu’s consort Lakshmi who is also called Batha Harini and hence hospitals, super speciality hospitals etc. and Shiva wears the Ganga on His head and thus water projects that quench the thirst of thousands and thousands of people.

Her golden heart filled with compassion made her ask for these boons to bring succor to the entire community. She was the one who spoke little, mild natured and ever caring for the welfare of the devotees. She would often say “Antha Swami Daya”. She shed tears of joy on seeing hundreds of poor being fed as Narayana Seva saying “Na Entha Bagyam” (How very fortunate she was!) Just as Kausalya parted with her son sent on exile for 14 years, Devaki had to part with Krishna and Devagiriamma her newborn Shirdi Sai, Easwaramma gave her son to the whole world! She was the Devudo Amma. She had told Petha Bottu Amma how she had seen her son as God incarnate. During a summer course in Brindavan, on the morning of 6th May she called out “Swami, Swami” and Swami responded that He was coming, and that was her parting moments.

She was an ideal mother to all. The Burra Katha artists ended with a song requesting the mlother to come down once to see her son in Yajur Mandir. Prasanthi Nilayam is shining as Kasi, Rameswaram, Mathura, Ayodhya, Thirupathi, Shirdi, as all holy places rolled into one. The artists were blessed by Bhagawan after they declared that they wanted nothing except the lord’s love and blessings. After a short bhajan session, Aarathi was offered at 7 p.m.. All devotees received Prasadam blessed by Bhagawan.

Sunday, 26, April,2009 Bhajans began at 9.45a.m. and soon afterwards Bhagawan came out to grant darshan. Bhagawan out of His infinite mercy, went for a long slow round of the devotees whose numbers had swollen to more than five thousand. Bhagawan graciously accepted a flower of love offered by the state medical co-ordinator. Prasadam was blessed and distributed to the devotees as Aarathi was offered by a District President.

Evening session commenced with bhajans at 5.45 p.m and upon Bhagawan’s arrival, at His special instructions, Prof. G.Venkataraman presented intricate details of the Burra Katha, a typical Andhra folk art. The main singer with the tambura is called Gayapdu & the supporting artists Rajakeeyam.After the introduction the presentation started at 6.05 p.m. Shirdi Sai Baba’s birth and childhood stories were not known to anyone until the same were revealed by Bhagawan. And the evening session witnessed yet another wonderful Burrah Katha presentation, this time on the birth and life of Shirdi Sai Baba.

In Pathri village, the part of nizam kingdom, there lived a very pious Brahmin couple called Ganga Bawa and Devagairiamma. They were childless and one late evening a very old man came to the house asking for food and lodging. Devagairiamma attended to his needs respectfully but when he asked for pada seva, she sought help from the neighbours. None was forthcoming and then all of a sudden a lady came and agreed for padaseva. The twosome then revealed that they were Lord Shiva and Mother Parvathi come to bless the pious lady with the boon of Shiva being born to her as the third child.

Upon his return Devagiriamma’s husband was amazed to listen to the story. When she was pregnant for a third time, he decided to leave home and to do penance. Pregnant as she was, she too followed him leaving her two children with a neighbour. The baby that was born was left wrapped in a cloth and was picked up by a childless muslim couple. This happened in 1853. The child brought up in the muslim tradition was later sent to Venkusa Ashram.Though he appeared as a lad of twelve under a neem tree at Shirdi, the lad left the place for some time and later arrived at Shirdi once again with a marriage party. He stayed on performing many miracles. He Stressed on Hindu - Muslim unity which he exemplified in his life alternately occupying a temple and a mosque. Dhu­ni, burning continuously at Shridi produces ash and Parthi Sai creates vibhuthi. Shridi Sai lived upto the riped old age of 83 and promised to come back after 8 years. Thus, the two Sais are a continuum which will culminate in the coming of Prema Sai. Both Sais have insisted on Namasmarana as the only way to liberation. This colorful and melodious presentation was offered at the Lotus Feet of Bhagawan by three students from Sri Sathya Sai University, Sai Prabhakar, Aravind Sai and Sai Raghuram. After some bhajans Bhagawan received aarathi before retiring to His Abode.
Saturday, April 25, 2009 The Sun God seemed to have prayed to the Lord to grant him permission to bathe His human form with His rays. 24th & 25th of April saw him make the most of the opportunity the Lord granted him at Sai Shruti. Before and after giving Darshan to the thousands of devotees and blessing and receiving their letters, Bhagawan stationed Himself in the sun, for quite a long while. Later He moved to the portico continuing to give Darshan as bhajans were being sung from 10.20 a.m. He was then offered flower and Aarathi by State Seva Co-ordinator and a member of the State Sri Sathya Sai Trust respectively. Devotees received Prasad blessed by Swami.

The afternoon session which started around 5.30 p.m. saw a enthralling performance of Burrakatha by His students on the Avataric descent and mission. The three students who presented it were dressed in the colourful, traditional costumes of Burrakatha artists and rendered with verve and vigour, melody and grace combining song and dance interlocution and humourous replies. The Avatar of Lord Krishna, Lord Rama and Shirdi Sai were linked to the present Sai who is verily Shiva and Parvathi come to adorn the Ratnakara clan. The glory of the parents, particularly, Mother Eswaramma who sought and received three boons in the form of schools, colleges and a university and worldwide Balvikas and Educare, Super Specialty Hospitals, Mobile Hospitals and Global Medicare along with the Sai Ganga that flows and flows ever replenished by the melting Kailash snows, to quench the thirst of millions in Andhra and Tamil Nadu and many such signs of grace from the Lord were depicted. Bhagawan’s exemplary life of doing what He preaches as seen in the seva to the needy and suffering was highlighted. A single example of the Lord’s beneficent munificence which would suffice is His sacrifice of the hilltop bungalow and estate in Kodaikanal to fund the houses, He gifted mercifully to the flood ravaged poor of Orissa. The splendour and majesty of Bhagawan’s life was expatiated leaving the listeners gasping in awe, thrilled and filled with Ananda. The inspired artists sought permission from Swami to present another Burrakatha on Shirdi Sai the next day. Bhagawan agreed and blessed them profusely. After two more bhajans Bhagawan received Aarathi.

Friday, April 24, 2009 Bhagawan came to the portico around 10 as His students were singing bhajans. A large number of devotees had been yearning for His darshan and Bhagawan responded by going down the aisle moving among them blessing the devotees granting His coveted darshan. After moving up the aisle He stationed Himself near the portico and stayed there for quite some time with the sunny rays warming the Lord and His devotees alike and devotees had the best of their chances to gaze at the Lord to their heart’s content. After receiving flowers and arathi offered by two members of the Sri Sathya Sai Trust, He blessed Prasadam that was distributed to everyone.

In the evening, the bhajans started at 5.40 p.m and Bhagawan arrived soon afterwards. Moving down the aisle Bhagawan collected letters from the devotees, spending considerably long time reading the letters. After half an hour of bhajans, Bhagawan asked the students to start Meera Bhajans followed by a song on Lord Rama. The audience was enthralled with music of high quality. Bhagawan showered His special grace asking students about their mother tongue allowing them to sing in their vernacular, a rarity.
It was an occasion showcasing the talent and devotion of these students whose multifaceted personalities were moulded and chiseled by none other The Master Himself. Bhagwan in His mercy had an extended session of almost one and half an hour protecting the gathering from the rain outside. The wonderful session came to a close with Mangala Aarathi.

Mangala Arathi to Bhagawan at Kodaikanal - Sai Shruthi

It was summer time in Parthi and in Bhagawan’s physical presence none felt the intensity of the otherwise scorching summer in Puttaparthi. After staying on for almost three weeks after the institutions closed down, Bhagawan left Prasanthi Nilayam on the morning of 23.04.09 by a special aircraft to Madurai. From Madurai He was airlifted the cool heights of Kodaikanal by a helicopter to reach after 10 a.m.

 As the Lord drove down to Sai Shruthi, the Divine Abode,  a large number of devotees thronged to welcome Him on either side of the road, despite the state-wide bandh. Mangaladhwani of Nadaswaram provided the Sonic backdrop as He entered Sai Shruthi. Privileged students from Bhagawan’s University, who arrived a day in advanced sang the song welcoming the Lord. Bhagawan was received at the entrance by the Convener, Sri Sathya Sai Trust, Tamil Nadu. Upon receiving Mangala Arathi, Bhagawan retired to His residence.

In the evening Bhagawan came to the bhajan hall and even went down the aisle graciously receiving letters and blessing the devotees. He received Aarathi after an hour-long bhajan sung with fervent devotion by one and all. Bhagawan blessed the prasadam distributed to the devotees. 



Thursday, April, 23 ,2009 Om Sai Ram dearest Sai Family, this morning like in South Africa people of Puttaparthi were also getting ready to cast their vote and our beloved Lord was all set to fly to Kodai via Madurai a small 30 seater flight owned by Raymond company (a well known suiting shirting company) landed in Puttaparthi last evening and all arrangements were made for Swami at the airport. A small, beautifully decorated elevator was placed near the flight. The big names of Prasanthi Nilayam who were blessed to fly with Swami got in before Swami's arrival. Exactly at 8am Swami's little Porte car drove into the Sai airport and Swami got into the elevator and when the elevator came to the door Swami was moved from His regular car chair into a specially designed chair and was wheeled slowly into the plane. The pilots and Mr. Sharma, in charge of Swami's airport took blessings from Swami and the DIVINE flight took off just after 8am.This year Swami's students selected for Kodai will be going by bus. All the SAI LUCK to those blessed souls to be with our beloved Lord at the naturally beautiful Kodaikanal...... source: SBOI-Group Join Group Sai Baba Of India - "SBOI"

Wednesday, April 22,2009  Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba has been coming for darshan only in the evenings for the last few days. Yesterday evening Bhagawan came after six p.m.
Its almost certain now that Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba
is leaving for His summer residence at Kodaikanal namely Sai Sruthi on Thursday, 23rd April, 2009.  Swami might make a stopover at Madurai on His way to Kodaikanal.  The students and devotees who have been chosen to be with Bhagawan at Kodaikanal are leaving today for Kodaikanal. According to some Sai devotees living in Puttaparthi Bhagawan might fly to Madurai on a private Jet at around 7. a.m and then take a helicopter from there on to Kodaikanal.


Saturday, April 19, 2009

Bhagawan has been coming for darshan only in the evenings for the last few days. Last evening He came just before five o'clock and accepted Arati after bhajans at 5.30 pm. Today, He came just before six o'clock as the bhajans went on. Accepting Arati at 6.15, Swami went into the interview room and called in a few people one by one including Justice Bhagawati. It was 7.10 pm when He returned to His residence, stopping and talking to a few devotees on the ladies' side on the way.
Thursday, April 16, 2009

This evening Bhagawan inaugurated the new building of the Sri Sathya Sai Bhaktha Sahayak Sangh which provides administrative offices and warehouse facilities. Moving from Yajur Mandir a few minutes before five o'clock, Swami went to the new building in the car. A welcome song and a few bhajans were sung before Swami accepted Arati there. He then blessed all the stores employees who had gathered in the new building and went around all three floors, blessing all their equipment. An hour later, He came to the Sai Kulwant Hall after completing a round of the Ashram in the car where the evening bhajans were going on, accepting Arati at six o'clock. After Arati, He called up a Primary school boy and blessed him with a chain before returning to His residence.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

This Vishu and Tamil New Year day, the devotees from Tamil Nadu presented a drama entitled "Sai Yuva Shakti". Bhagawan came for darshan at 5.15 pm, and came onstage to start the programme just after 5.30 pm after a brief visit to the interview room. The fifty minute presentation highlighted the changes possible when political will meets Sai ideals. Bhagawan came down from the stage for group photographs with the participants and prasadam was distributed while the students sang Bhajans. Ten minutes later, Swami accepted Arati and returned to His residence in the car. Also Read: Darshan submitted by devotee VISHU 2009 IN PRASANTHI NILAYAM

Tamil New Year Celebrations
"Sai Yuva Shakthi", a skit

Vishu Celebrations more Photos below

Vishu Celebrations
Music Programme by Sri Srikrishna Mohan & Sri Ramakumar Mohan and "Madhuram Gayati", a skit

April 12,13 and 14, 2009

Monday, April 13, 2009

This evening, the balvikas children from Kerala presented a drama. Bhagawan came for darshan at 5.30 pm and came onstage fifteen minutes later to begin the proceedings. The fifty minute drama was entitled "Madhuram Gayati" and depicted the love of Radha and the Gopikas for Krishna. Swami went down from the stage for a group photo session with the children after their performance and sent clothes for them while Arati was being offered. Prasadam was distributed and Swami returned to His residence in the car at seven o'clock.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

This evening, the devotees from Kerala presented a musical programme. Devotees from Tamil Nadu and Kerala have arrived at Prasanthi Nilayam for celebrating the Tamil New Year and Vishu respectively, and this evening was their first programme. Bhagawan came for darshan in His chair at 5.30 pm, and began the programme when He came onstage at 5.45 pm. After half an hour, the classical Carnatic music concluded, and the bhajans by the students began. As He accepted Arati fifteen minutes later, Swami called up the music troupe and blessed them with clothes before returning to His residence in the car. The Governor of Rajasthan Sri. S. K. Singh and former Election Commissioner Sri. T. N. Seshan were also at Prasanthi Nilayam over the weekend.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

This evening, the students of the Sri Sathya Sai University presented a dance programme. Bhagawan arrived for darshan by 4.15 pm, and when He came to the verandah, He saw the students in costumes in the Bhajan Hall and interacted with them briefly. Later, He came to the stage and the programme commenced at 4.45 pm. The half-hour programme had six pieces with brief introductions in Telugu and English. After the programme, Bhagawan came down from the stage and had group photographs with the students before moving to the interview room. Bhajans commenced and Swami sat onstage till He accepted Arati at six o'clock.


"9 new Photos with update
A Dance Presentation by the Students of Sri Sathya Sai University
"...all the dancers moved up to Swami. Swami called the lead dancer and asked him what have they had eaten anything before coming. He replied in an affirmative and Swami smiled saying, "It would have all got digested by now."... Read More


Sunday, April 5, 2009

This evening, Bhagawan had asked the famous Blues singer Ms. Dana Gillespie to sing. The stage was set and Bhagawan arrived for darshan at 5.30 pm. After a brief introduction by the All India Sai Organisation President, the music programme commenced at 5.45 pm. After the forty minute presentation of fusion music with English lyrics, Swami asked the students to sing some English songs. A couple of songs later, He asked them to sing a Telugu song and then accepted Arati before returning to His residence at 6.35 pm.

Music Programme
Fusion Music Performance by Ms. Dana Gillespie

April o5, 2009

8 new Photos and detailed update of Fusion Music Performance by Ms. Dana Gillespie at Prasanthi Nilayam"...Ms. Dana Gillespie moved to Swami and in a beautiful manner dropped rose petals onto His lotus feet! Swami blessed her to begin and she did so. In her inimitable style, the singer sang songs like, "One", "Love is Love" and so on...." Read More

Saturday, April 4, 2009

This evening, the students of the Sai University presented a Burrakatha entitled 'Yugavatara'. Bhagawan came for darshan just as the five o'clock bhajans began, and after His darshan round, moved to the interview room. He emerged forty minutes later, and seeing the students in costumes in the Bhajan Hall, asked them to begin their programme.

The bhajans were stopped and the Burrakatha began at 5.50 pm. After the forty-five minute presentation, Swami accepted Arati and blessed the participants with group photographs before returning to His residence.

A Burra Katha Presentation by the Students of Sri Sathya Sai University

April o4, 2009

Ramanavami Friday, April 3, 2009 This Ramanavami morning was to be the occasion for the handing over of the first 200 houses of Bhagawan's flood relief programme to the recipients from Orissa. The families who were to receive Swami's bounty were seated together as couples in the front part of Sai Kulwant Hall. Bhagawan came for darshan in a yellow robe seated on the raised golden chair at 9.20 am. When He came to the centre of Sai Kulwant Hall,

He asked for the distribution function to begin. Utensils, mats and other items of household use were packed in bags and handed over to each family as Swami sat amidst them and watched. The Vedam chanting continued as Swami came onstage and asked for more items to be distributed - pocket calendars and prasadam. Arati was offered at 10.20 before Bhagawan returned to His residence.

Distribution of Keys and other articles for daily use to the Orissa Beneficiaries

Morning, April 03, 200

The evening programme began with Swami coming for darshan at 4.50 pm. When Bhagawan came onstage, He called up the All India Sai Organisation President Sri V. Srinivasan to introduce the speakers for the day. Dr. Ramesh Chandra Panda, member of the Central Administrative Tribunal of the Government of India, spoke first, explaining Bhagawan's service projects in Oriya and English. Sri Kondala Rao, the chief engineer associated with Bhagawan's major projects like the Drinking Water supply projects and the Orissa housing project, spoke next on Swami's compassion and love in undertaking the projects.

Speeches and Divine Discourse

Evening, April 03, 2009

Bhagawan then delivered His Ramanavami message. In His fifty minute Discourse, Swami narrated some aspects of the Ramayana story which had profound messages. He also pointed out that Bharatiyas, though they may undergo hardships, are not troubled by them due to their faith in the Lord and their confidence in the Self. It was seven o'clock when Swami accepted Arati and returned to His residence.   Read more Ramanavami details with Photos - Ramanavmi Celebration with Sai Ram - Update

Thursday, April 2, 2009

The bhajans have been held in the Sai Kulwant Hall in the mornings as well as in the evenings for the last couple of days. This morning, Bhagawan came for darshan as the bhajans went on at 9.50 and sat onstage before accepting Arati at 10.20 am. He then asked Prof. Mukundan, the Kerala State Sai Organisation president, to announce the evening programme.

In the evening, devotees from Orissa presented their programme on the eve of Ramanavami. Bhagawan had undertaken to build houses for the flood victims of Orissa, and the first batch of recipients were here today. Once Bhagawan came onstage after His darshan round just before five o'clock, He sat there listening to the Vedam chanting for a while before asking the leader of the Orissa group to announce the recipients' names after a brief introduction. Clothes were distributed to them as they came up to Bhagawan. Swami went into the interview room briefly after the distribution before returning onstage for their cultural programme just before six o'clock.

Sri Rama Navami Celebrations

Distribution of Clothes and Cultural Programme by Orissa

April 02, 2009


They began their programme by welcoming Bhagawan with conch-blowing. A "Pala" performance followed, narrating in rustic style their travails and Bhagawan's helping hand. Bhagawan blessed the main performer with a chain at the end of his performance. A 20-minute Hindi drama on Sabari's story was the next presentation. After each presentation, the devotees prayed that Bhagawan bless their state with a visit. Swami moved down from the stage and moved among the performers for group photographs before He returned onstage to accept Arati and return to His residence at 6.45 pm.

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