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Sunday, March 30,
2008: After His darshan round Swami came on the centre
stage area and watched the evening programme presented by the Sai students. The background
displaying "Follow the Master" was the theme of the
evening program by students in Sai Kulwant Hall. Pledging to follow His teachings &
incorporate human values in their lives, the Sai
Students expressed their
gratitude & love towards Swami thru drama based on Indian scriptures and bhakthi songs.
After the programme Swami gifted a chain to one of His student.
More darshan details from
22nd & 24th March >> -
Also read Eyewitness account of Holi submitted to
SBOI-Group Om Sai ram dearest Sai Family, Like in South Africa its holiday season
in India. We had a very long weekend, courtesy of Milad un nabi, Holi
There is a big group of about 1000
devotees from the states of Bihar and Jharkand to celebrate fun packed holi festival which
every Indian looks forward to.. Holi festival in the modern India has now taken a U turn with
Dine and Wine.. But in the Land of of our Lord its only DIVINE. 22 March 08 - The Holi celebrations started when
our beloved Lord, blessed all of us with His divine darshan at 4:45 pm. The Balvikas children
and Jharkhand were ready for the evening
programme. There was a beautiful musical programme. After about 45 mins the Programme came to
an end and Swami blessed the children with a group photo. Later the devotees sung bhajans
while Prasad was distributed. The day came to an end with Arathi to Swami at 6pm.
This morning Swami
didn’t come for darshan. Afternoon, the Bihar and Jharkhand group had yet another programme.
The hall was packed by 3pm. It was a long wait for all of us today. .. It was 5:45pm by the
time Swami came out for His afternoon darshan. Little girls with lamps in their hands, stood
on either side in the ladies’ side to welcome the Lord of the Lords. The car came very slow
and when Swami came right in the middle of Kulwanth hall, there was a BIG OOOOOOH from the gents’ side when
Swami’s car slowly took a right turn
towards the dais, skipping the gents’ side. Swami came on the dias and two little girls went to Swami to take His blessing for the start of the programme.
After blessing the kids Swami went into the interview room. After a short while Swami emerged
from the interview room. Swami then called upon the primary school boys and handed over boxes
of goodies to distribute amongst themselves. Swami then signaled for the
programme to start. The balvikas
children today had a play titled “Bhakta Sabari”. That devotee, who was near and dear to Lord
Rama. The devotee from whom
Lord Rama accepted the fruit already
eaten by Sabari. That great devotee who gave the message that any thing offered to God with devotion is accepted by
Him. The play was well done with beautiful songs in telugu, hindi and dialogues in English.
The songs were very touchy especially the one when Sabari Sings when she sees her Lord Rama.
“O Lord, you are all pervasive and omniscient, what can I ask You? What do I need other than
You? “ How true, what else we need when we have our beloved Swami by our side? The colorful
holi ended with such a beautiful play, again reminding us “if there is any thing we should look for, long for ,
aspire for then its only HIM.. just HIM..There
are many rumours of Swami going to
whitefield very soon… but on a personal note, I really pray to you dear Lord to let us witness
the telugu new year day, UGADI, in Puttaparthi before you leave for your Summer Abode…..With humble pranams at the lotus feet of
our beloved Lord, Reporting from Kaliyuga’s Mathura… Jai Sai Ram,
member Satish Naik
Friday, March 15, 2008:
Students of the Post-graduate
classes at the Sri Sathya Sai University had done well in the All-India GATE exams - Graduate
Aptitude Test in Engineering. Out of the 30 students who wrote the exam, many got very high
percentile scores, and the Sai University students also secured All-India Rank numbers 2 and 4
in Physics and 7 in Biosciences. These students were seated in the Bhajan Hall as Bhagawan
came while the Bhajans went on. After interacting for a few minutes there, Bhagawan asked them
to move to the stage area, and He went there, asking for the Bhajans to stop and for the
Vice-Chancellor to announce the good results of these students. Once of the students and Prof.
Anil Kumar also spoke, and Swami Blessed one of them with a chain. More darshan details from 15th March >>
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Friday, March 14, 2008:
The final year undergraduate students of
Prasanthi Nilayam were ready with their "gratitude" programme this evening, but since Bhagawan
had not explicitly asked them to begin, they sat in the Bhajan Hall with their costumes as the
Bhajans began at 5 pm. A short while later, Swami came into the Bhajan Hall. Seeing the boys
in costumes, He enquired about their programme, and then asked them to move out to the Sai
Kulwant Hall and stage it, stopping the Bhajans with a gentle wave of His hands. The III UG
students then performed with Bhagawan seated onstage, for an hour from 5.15 pm. A Skit, short
speeches and a dance were all included, along with many songs. Bhagawan Blessed them with
group photographs after their programme, then gave a bonus - group photographs for the Hostel
teachers too.More darshan details from 14th March >>
Also: Photos: March 14, 2008:
Gratitude Programme by III UG students of The Sri Sathya Sai University
March 13, 2008:Bhagawan has been coming to the Sai Kulwant
Hall after Bhajans begin on most days. This morning, He came at 8.45 am and called a group for
interviews. In the evening, He went for a drive at 5.20 pm, and returning at 5.50 pm, accepted
Arati after ten minutes more of Bhajans. This evening, the sky was unexpectedly overcast, and
there were some unseasonal showers after Arati. Yesterday, the Vedam students were instructed
to start chanting from 8.30 am, and Bhajans began at 9 o'clock, but Bhagawan arrived only at
11 o'clock, accepting Arati around 11.15.
Friday, March 7, 2008 :
Bhagawan arrived in His chair this morning a few minutes past seven o'clock, and moving
through the Hall, came onstage as the Bhajans went on.
twenty minutes more of spirited Bhajans, Swami asked for the Arati and the Bhajans concluded
at 7.45. Prasadam of Tamarind rice and laddoo was distributed to all as Swami watched. He
returned to His residence after most of the Sai Kulwant Hall had been served.
This evening devotees received an extraordinarily good & unexpected prasadam in
the form of
Swami's (2nd) Discourse. Swami
spoke about Karma and Health. To the students Swami gave good advice on the various aspects of
writing exams and the system of rules for all-purpose studies. At the end of His divine
discourse Swami explained that when devotees chant the prayer "Loka Samastha Sukino Bhavantu"
May all the beings in all the worlds be happy - they should be aware of and pray for well
being of all living beings in this world and not only pray for oneself and the near and dear.
More news- Prasanthi Bulletin: In the evening, Bhagawan had
a surprise in store for everyone. He arrived at Sai Kulwant Hall while the Bhajans went on at
5.15, and moved around the Bhajan Hall and the verandah in His chair. Later, He moved out to
the stage area, and at around half-past six, asked for the Bhajans to stop, and for Mr. Ajit
Popat of the UK to speak. After Mr. Popat's twenty minute speech, Bhagawan asked for the
microphones and spoke for an hour from His chair. Swami's Discourse stressed on the necessity
to do good in order to yield good results. At the end of His
Discourse,, He asked for a Bhajan
to be sung, after which He accepted Arati. After Arati, Swami spoke a couple of words more, on
the importance of the "Loka Samastasta Sukhino Bhavantu" chant, and Prof Anil Kumar translated
them into the mic before Bhagawan left for His residence.
More darshan details from 6th & 7th March >>
Thursday, March 6, 2008 : MahaShiavaratri: The Prasanthi Nilayam Ashram is jam-packed with fortunate devotees all over.
One can find Sai devotees in bright festive clothes as
far as the eye can see, even the streets around ashram are crowded with devotees. There is a
relief or consolation, for those who are unable to get inside the packed Sai Kulwant hall. A huge
life size screen has been positioned near Ganesha Mandir at Ashram's entrance gate. Here
devotees can watch the live Mahashivaratri ceremony with ease, though in the evening it is going to
get crowded even at this live video spot. This morning the bhajans started at 9.00 a.m.
as devotees were still waiting for Swami and Swami didnt turn up this morning... More
news- This morning, Bhagawan did not come for darshan. The morning bhajans commenced at 9
o'clock and ended after 45 minutes with Arati. So the Shivarathri celebrations got underway in
the evening. Video screens had been set up in Sai Kulwant Hall and a large LED screen was
mounted on a truck next to the Ganesh temple, to enable the devotees to see the festivities.
Bhagawan came at 5.15 in a new mobile chair and took a round of the Hall while Nadaswaram and
Pachavadyam were played by the students along with the Vedic chanting. Just after 5.30 pm,
Bhagawan asked Sri V. Srinivasan, the All-India President of Sri Sathya Sai Seva
Organisations, to speak. After his twenty minute talk, Bhagawan stood up to speak.
Bhagawan spoke standing for ten minutes, then sat down to continue for an hour. He spoke about
the trend to divide people based on culture, caste and country, and said that soon all would
grow united on these three fronts, in the time of Prema Sai. After Bhagawan's
all-night Bhajans commenced. Swami sat onstage for a few minutes before returning to His
residence in the chair. The microphones were switched off at 9 pm, after which group Bhajans
continued till morning. Mahashivaratri Pictures from Prasanthi Nilayam
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Also read: Afternoon Darshan sent by SBOI member : Om sairam dearest Sai family, this evening, the
Kulwant hall was packed to its maximum to witness yet another Shivarathri which is celebrated
with utmost devotion and the festival which Sai Family looks forward to as its always filled
with energy.. Swami blessed all of us with His divine darshan as the clock showed 5:15. Swami
like last year, preferred to come in His mobile throne and it was really a throne. I didn’t
see such kind of wheel chair before. Very very beautiful, probably
Swami uses it at His
residence. Swami was looking like an Emperor in this throne and gave a majestic look at all of
us sitting in the throne.Swami blessed some ladies and again came towards the gents side. I
was yet again blessed by our beloved Lord with first row and I was very curious and anxious to
have a close look at Sai Shiva.
I was wondering, if at all I get a chance, what should I say, will He look at me and so on..
as these thoughts were pondering in my mind, Swami was close to our side.
There was lot of anxiety amongst devotees today and many of us were very sure that Swami would
take the Atma Lingam yet again... and the giant Hongkong made LED screen
added fuel to the
fire.. Mean while Swami came close to me..Swami who was looking to His right, slowly turned to
our side.His face, glowing, showing no signs of Lingodbhavam, no signs of anxiety calm and
composed with His beautiful smile, very comfortably seated in the ROYAL chair.. but with Swami
you never know..I had only one prayer to Him, very softly I said, as He looked into my eyes,
"Swami don’t do the Ligodbhavam.. its very painful to see you (your body) suffering... to
which Swami shook His head and smiled..
As He went on the dias, the veda chanting stopped and Swami asked Mr.Srinivasan to speak.
after a brief talk the much awaited discourse of our beloved Lord followed..
excerpts from the
Discourse, due to time constraints I have to make this very short..
Swami started with a telugu verse depicting the poor state of the modern
man who is running after money and forgetting human values. Swami said, for the past one month
or so, Swami is seeing two people and they are Mother Eswaramma and Sri Pedda Venkama Raju
(Swami's parents). Even before I came for darshan, I met them. Does any one know what color
dress they are wearing.. Eswaramma is wearing a yellow saree and Father a yellow dhoti..
yellow is very auspicious colour. every one should wear YELLOW dress. Both of them are in
Vaikhunta (heaven, paradise). that is the colored dress one wears in Vaikunta. The body' s parents are asking Me to come
back very soon. they say, its been a while since they saw Me. Yellow is very auspicious
colour. That is why today I thought of manifesting YELLOW LINGAM but many children and
devotees prayed not to do the lingodbhavam as they don’t want Me to see suffer. (there was
loud applauds ) Swami later spoke about Prema Sai, The next avatar is Prema sai.
the first one is Shirdi Sai, the second one Parthi Sai and the third one Prema Sai. If any one
asks today, where are you from they say, iam from Mysore, I am from Andhra and so on. But IN
PREMA SAI AVATAR THERE WON'T BE ANY STATES.. ONLY ONE ... WE BELONG TO INDIA.... There will be
total peace and harmony in Prema Sai's period. Every one will look forward to India…
Swami emphasized on 3Cs.. Caste, Country and Culture.. These three wont be there in Prema Sai
Avatar..Very Very soon peace will prevail all over..
talking on division of countries and changing the names.. esp in Andhra Pradesh where one part
of the state is asking for a separate state Swami reiterated that it is just NOT GOOD.
Swami said, before there was Andhra Pradesh and one Karnataka and now they are saying
Rayalaseema, Telangana and so on.. all these regional feelings are provoked by some selfish
(politicians). Fish is better than Selfish..
Swami later narrated some incidents from Ramayana. After speaking for 45 minutes Swami
Discourse, with Hari Bhajana Bina bhajan. After the bhajan, Swami said, You ask
for Shanti (peace).. how will peace come.. Hari Bhajana bina sukha santhi nahi.. (there is no
peace and happiness without singing the glory of the Lord.. so saying Swami concluded this
year’s shivarathri’s discourse…
With humble pranams at the lotus feet of our Beloved Sai Shiva
R.Satish Naik Member
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Wednesday, March 5, 2008 : A
dance ballet was planned by the students for the Shivarathri celebrations; Bhagawan instructed
that the ballet be performed this evening. As the Bhajans went on in the Sai Kulwant Hall,
Bhagawan visited the Bhajan Hall twice and interacted with the performers who were getting
ready there. The half-hour programme in Telugu depicted the Puranic episode of the churning of
the Ocean, with Lord Shiva consuming the poison to save the world. At the end of the
programme, Swami came down from the stage to grant group photographs, interacted with the
students and then left for His residence after Arati at around 6.40 pm.
5th March-Latest Sai Baba Photos : Prasanthi Nilayam
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Martand Pandit Jasraj performed in front of Bhagawan this evening. He was seated in the front
of the Bhajan Hall. The Bhajans commenced as usual at 5 pm. Bhagawan arrived in the Bhajan
Hall as the second Bhajan was going on, and at the end of that Bhajan, the Hindustani vocal
concert began. At the end of the hour-long performance, Bhagawan Blessed the singer and also
his accompanists, giving a chain to one of the lady accompanists and interacting with all of
them. Swami then asked for Meera Bhajans sung by the music college students. After twenty
minutes of their singing, He accepted Arati and returned to His residence.
Hyderabad youth were Blessed by Bhagawan to have their musical programme today. Arriving in
Sai Kulwant Hall just before five in the evening, Swami moved to the stage after His darshan
round and the programme commenced. The hour-long presentation was interspersed with short
commentaries in Telugu. Bhagawan Blessed the group profusely after their programme for half an
hour, Blessing two of the participants with chains and giving clothes and group photographs to
all of them. It was past 6.30 when He returned to Yajur Mandir after Arati.
More darshan details from 2nd March >>
morning Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba didn't come for darshan, however, Swami did come later at
10.00 a.m and drove out. Huge crowd of
devotees availed this opportunity and
received Swami's "car darshan" outside the ashram on the main road. Some running along with
Swami's car trying to catch His attention and few did succeed. On His return from His car
trip outside the ashram Swami graced the Poornachandra auditorium where He inagurated the
Golden jubilee of
"Journey with Sai a Photo exhibition by Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust" . Swami
also blessed the devotees who have been working so enthusiastically in accomplishing this
blessed task. After going
through the exhibition Swami retired back to His residence at around 12.00 a.m.
In the evening,
the group from Hyderabad who had come to pray that Bhagawan visit their city was asked to sit
on the verandah. Bhagawan arrived in Sai Kulwant Hall by 3.15 pm, and exiting through the main
gate, took a round of the Ashram in His car before returning to the Mandir and entering the
interview room. He emerged from the interview room at 5.30 pm for programme presented by the
final year post-graduate students of Prasanthi Nilayam. Expressing their love and gratitude to
their Sai Ma,
the students had an hour-long presentation of short speeches in different
languages, dances and songs. Bhagawan came down from the stage and took group photographs with
them, then returned to His residence after Arati.
More darshan details from 1st March >>
morning Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba didn't come for darshan. In the evening Swami came
at 5.20 p.m. Swami didn't took
full round the by passing the gents
side. After alighting near the interview room Swami went directly to the Bhajan mandir, after
a Bhajan Swami signalled for Aarthi. After receiveing Aarthi Swami drove directly to
Sri Sathya Sai Gernaral hospital
to bless its 'inauguration
day' anniversary since it
was 24 years ago on 29th Feb 1984
the hospital was inaugurated. Swami
bestowed his blessings on the hospital staff giving them joy and bliss by His presence.
The foundation of the
Sri Sathya Sai
Gernaral hospital building was laid on 23 November 1982,
and the hospital was inaugurated on Sivarathri Day, 29 February 1984.
was there for around 45 minutes. Dr. Safaya, the Director of both the
and the Super Speciality Hospital, spoke. The doctors and staff sang some songs for Swami.
After some interactions with them, Bhagawan returned to His residence.
back to ashram at 6.00 p.m.
February 28, 2008:
morning, Bhagawan Blessed the X and XII class students of the Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary
School whose All-India Board exams are coming up. Arriving at Sai Kulwant Hall after 9.30 am
while the Bhajans went on, Swami came outside and asked for the Bhajans to stop after around
15 minutes. Bhagawan Blessed the Hall tickets and pens of the students and then listened while
the students sang Him songs. He moved towards the girl students and they too sang Him some
songs. Then He moved back to
stage area and the boys presented their "gratitude program" with short speeches and so on,
without microphones. It was around 11 o'clock when Swami went to the Bhajan Hall, accepted
Arati and returned to His residence. In the evening, Swami moved down the aisle and around the
verandah in His chair before Arati at six o'clock.
Extra update Feb. 2008: The work for Golden jubilee of
"Journey with Sai a Photo exhibition by Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust" is
gradually taking a shape of an important
Sai devotees in Puttaparthi are going to enjoy this wonderful
exhibition once it opens to the public.
Undoubtedly, a blessed
opportunity to see rare &
Bhagawan & His travels to different
states of India.
Sarathi is a bridge that leads you to me and brings me to you" these are the words of God Sri Sathya Sai Baba featuring on one
of the banner of upcoming
inside the Poornachandra hall.
February 27, 2008:
Bhagawan came to Sai Kulwant Hall in His
chair at 9.30. a.m.
chair darshan is always more desirable than car, to see
Swami's form clearly is such a joy. Swami took a full round of Sai Kulwant hall blessing
th devotees with an unexpected bounty of near and dear darshan. After the darshan round Swami
went inside the interview room. Later 4 devotees were called in for private interview
with Swami. At around 10.15 Swami went back to His abode.
In the evening Swami emerged from His abode at 5.10 p.m. and took a full round of
darshan in His car. After
accepting the evening Arati at 6.10 p.m.
returned back to His residence.
Lots of activities are going on inside the Poornachandra hall, preprations for an exhibition
(on Shivaratri day 2008)
are in full swing. Many devotees young
and old are working
with love & spiritual enthusiasm
to complete this sacred
project. "On Sivarathri day in
1958, was inaugurated the monthly magazine designed to communicate the message of Bhagawan to
the world.... 1958
February 26, 2008:
morning Bhagawan Baba came out at 9.20. a.m. Swami took a full darshan round and later
went inside the Bhajan hall. After the morning Bhajans Swami accepted the arati at 9.40 a.m.
and returned back to His abode. In the evening Swami took a full round of darshan and blessed
the devotees from inside of His car, after His darshan round Swami stayed out on the veranda
for nearly ten minutes, then
went inside the interview room.
Also, today evening, devotees from Ooty presented a drama. Bhagawan
came onstage just before six o'clock after spending half an hour in the interview room. Their
presention was in the form of a street play on the story of Markandeya, presented in folk
style. The hour long program concluded with Bhagawan coming down from the stage and Blessing
the participants with group photographs. He also Blessed one of them with a large chain. He
then moved towards the ladies' side and Blessed the Badaga ladies with clothes. Then men too
received clothes before Bhagawan accepted Arati and returned to His residence at 7.30 pm.
More darshan details from 26th Feb.>>
Monday, February 25, 2008: Today
morning Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba didn't come for darshan. In the evening Swami came
at 5.20 p.m. and took a full darshan round. After the evening Bhajans
Swami recived the Arati at 6.20 p.m. and
returned back to His residence.
24, 2008: Both today and yesterday Swami
drove out after His darshan round. Many
devotees availed this opportunity and enjoyed Swami's "car darshan" outside the ashram on the
main road. In the evening Swami was welcomed by Sathya Gita, Swami's pet elephant calf, Swami
saying come on, come on come on... and fed Sathya
gita with bananas, ladus & coconut.
Also, today evening, the
final year students from the Brindavan campus of the Sri Sathya Sai University presented their
"gratitude programme" - a series of short talks and skits in various languages interspersed
with songs, offering their love and gratitude to Swami before their final exams. Bhagawan
arrived just before 5 o'clock and the programme got underway when He came onstage after His
darshan round. Many of their songs spoke of their love for their Mother Sai. At the end of
their programme, they pleaded with Swami to come to Brindavan, saying that He had not come
there for 19 months. Bhagawan gave a chain to one of the presenters, and walked down from the
stage to take group photographs with the students. Later, He returned to the stage and had
another set of group photos, getting laddoos distributed to them. They sang a bhajan and then
Swami accepted Arati before returning to His residence at 6.30 pm.
More darshan details from 24th
February 20, 2008: The Bhagawan has been having long evening Bhajan sessions - on
Monday, the Bhajans went on for 90 minutes. Today too, Arati was at 6.20 pm. On many days,
Swami has been going out for rounds in His car in the mornings. Today He had gone for a drive
at around 9.30 am. In the evening, He did not come to Sai Kulwant Hall till the Arati was
over. At around 6.40 pm, when only some of the students were in Sai Kulwant Hall, He came
there in His car, took a round while they chanted Vedam, drove through the Ashram in front of
the Canteen, and returned to His residence at around 7 pm.
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Sunday, February 17, 2008: This evening, the Maharashtra
Chief Minister and the Andhra Pradesh Governor had come to have an audience with Bhagawan.
Swami came to Sai Kulwant Hall at 3.40 pm, and sat for a brief while near the stage area as
the Vedam went on. Then He went into the interview room, emerging after twenty minutes to go
out towards the ladies' side in His chair. There, He interacted with the Anantapur students,
taking letters from many of them. They also sang a couple of songs for Him. He then returned
to the interview room before coming later to the Bhajan Hall for the evening Bhajans.
February 13, 2008 :
The 800 strong Chinese contingent from Malaysia,
Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Peoples
Republic of China
celebrated their New Year in Sai Kulwant Hall this evening. Beginning with a procession from
Bhagawan's residence at 4.10 pm,
as Swami came onstage after completing a round of the Hall in His chair, Lion Dancers came
centre-stage with a short presentation, Sai Kulwant Hall reverberating with their drums. SSEHV
children from Malaysia and Indonesia presented Chinese hymns, followed by presentation of
various items to Bhagawan and an address by Mr. Billy Fong of Malaysia, the New Year
Traditional Chinese Instrumental music followed,
presented by devotees from Indonesia and the People's Republic. A half-hour drama was the
final presentation, bringing out the virtues of Truthfulness and Filial Piety in Chinese
legends and a recent true story in Malaysia. After the drama, Swami came down from the stage
and Blessed the participants, granting them group photographs. Ten minutes of Bhajans followed
a song by the Chinese devotees once Swami came back onstage, concluding with Arati at 5.50 pm.
More darshan details from 24th
Click here for: 13th Feb Photos ,detailed report & eyewitness account:
New Year celebration
in Sai Kulwant Hall
Tuesday, February 12, 2008:
Chinese devotees have been decorating
Prasanthi Nilayam over the last two days for their New Year celebration. This evening, Tibetan
monks chanted mantras in Sai Kulwant Hall. Beginning with the offering of the traditional
scarves and the Buddha Dharma text to Bhagawan at 5.30 pm, the chanting continued for 45
minutes, concluding with an offering of merits for the benefit of all sentient beings.
Bhagawan accepted Arati and returned to His residence at 6.30 pm.
More darshan details from 24th
Sunday, February 10, 2008
This evening, the Adilabad devotees presented a drama "Sri Sai Vaibhavam". Bhagawan came to
Sai Kulwant hall at 5.40 pm, and the drama began after 10 minutes after He came onstage and
Blessed various items brought up to Him by the devotees. Set in the court of King
Krishnadevaraya, the drama presented the glory of Sai in verses and songs, many of them taken
from Swami's Discourses. Bhagawan Blessed the participants by coming down from the stage and
having group photographs with them, and also sat in the Jhoola they brought for Him. He then
walked back onstage and Blessed them further, accepting Arati at 7.10 pm.
|Photos 10th Feb
drama "Sri Sai Vaibhavam" click below on the photo thumbnails to read detailed
darshan news from 10th Feb.2008 with photo album
Then He asked for the microphone, and while it was being arranged, went to the interview room
and returned. Speaking for ten minutes, Bhagawan spoke in Telugu without translation,
encouraging the good work done by the Adilabad devotees and exhorting them to do even better,
concluding with the Bhajan "Hari Bhajan Bina". Swami then Blessed the girls who participated
in the drama with sarees. Bhajans began by the devotees, at the end of which Swami Blessed
several of the men with cloth pieces. It was nearly 8 o'clock when Swami returned to His
Read more darshan details from
Sai students...10th Feb 2008
9, 2008 The activity of putting up a special cultural program for
Chinese New Year celebrations in Prasanthi Nilayam are in full swing,
devotees from India and all over the
world are here to celeberate
the Chinese New Year in the presence of
Lord Sri Sathya Sai Baba. Also,
thousands of devotees from from Adilabad
District A.P. are here in Puttaparthi, its quite easy to spot them since they all wear bright
pink neck scarf.
This evening, the
devotees from Adilabad
put up a great Bhajan (keertan) composition. Bhagawan
listened to the Bhajans from the mandir veranda and blessed the performing singer with a gold chain.
blessed (by Swami)
Prasadam was distributed to all the devotees sitting
inside the Sai Kulwant Hall. After the evening program Swami accepted the Arati at 6.20 pm. and returned to His residence.
Chinese New Year will be celebrated on February 13th in Prasanthi Nilayam.
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"Om Sairam dear Sai family With heavy heart and sorrow, want to inform
the sad demise of Prof.Anil Kumar’s 80 year old mother in law,Chintapalli Vimala Devi..."
February 6, 2008 - There have been no special programmes at Sai Kulwant
Hall over the last few days. Bhagawan arrived for darshan at 8.30 am and 4.10 pm today. He
moved around in His chair through the Bhajan Hall in the morning, and outside in front of the
students' blocks in the evening. Yesterday, He went out for drives both in the morning and in
the evening. A large group of devotees from Adilabad are expected to arrive at Prasanthi
Nilayam later this week, and they will be followed by devotees celebrating the Chinese New