Archive for December, 2011

Odisha Cultural Programmes

This evening, devotees of Odisha presented a bouquet of three programmes. Girl students of Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Vihar, Bhadrak presented an Odishi dance drama entitled “Jagannath Leelaamurtham” and  Sai Youth of Cuttack presented a drama entitled “Pharistein Sai Gaganke” on read more »

Christmas Mass and Chariot Procession…

Lord Jagannath of Puri along with His brother Balabhadra and sister Subadra, (Lord Krishna, Balarama and Subadra) came out in a regal procession this morning, adorning a huge chariot, blessing thousands of devotees in Puttaparthi, outside the Ashram. read more »

The Gift of Love…an offering by International Children

On the third day of the ongoing Christmas celebrations International Children presented a programme entitled “The Gift of Love” at Beloved Bhagawan’s Lotus Feet this evening in Prasanthi Nilayam. The programme was a collective offering from the tiny tots numbering 54, from various countries. read more »

“Joy of Living”, Christmas Decorations 2011

Christmas is one of the biggest Christian holy days celebrated throughout the world. Though it is celebrated in almost the same way in all countries, there are still some old unique customs which differ form country to country.

The aim of the Balkan South European countries led by Croatia that took up this monumental task was to present this wonderful event describing the birth of Jesus in a way which will be familiar to all Christians. They also wished that the warmth of Christmas touch even those who don’t observe Christmas in their cultures and just to make it even more interesting, they had to conjure up a bit of Croatian Christmas. read more »

Memorable Christmas in Prasanthi Nilayam

Come Christmas and there is joy everywhere! Holy Christmas has a rich tradition in Prasanthi Nilayam, The Abode of Highest Peace. Traversing through the Sai Saga, the festivity earned its due Divine splendour, as in Prasanthi it has always been Christmas with Holy Father!!! read more »

Bhagawan recounts Jesus Story…

Divine voice that echoed Prasanthi Nilayam over the past more than five decades once again reverberated in the holy precincts this evening on the occasion of Christmas 2011. The epochal 1996 Divine Discourse where in Bhagawan revealed many untold, unheard tales about read more »

Christmas Eve in Prasanthi Nilayam…

International Choir comprising over 240 choristers from across the globe presented a scintillating display of devotional singing on the Christmas Eve, on 24th evening in Prasanthi Nilayam. This year also witnessed a change of guard, as experienced and accomplished singer from Munich, Germany, Ms. Gisela Sebastian took over the reins from Ms. Sylvia Alden, conducting the Choir. read more »

Christmas Joy Fills Prasanthi…

Come Christmas and there is joy everywhere…On this beautiful Sunday winter morning, Prasanthi joined the rest of the world celebrating the joy of the Mighty Advent of the Son of God from Greater Heaven! read more »

Carol singing in the early hours on Christmas Day…

Singing the glory of the Holy Silent  Night, announcing the arrival of the Saviour Jesus, a group of over 100 choristers from overseas presented a half-an-hour Carol singing at the Sanctum Sanctorum on this Holy Christmas morning in Prasanthi Nilayam. “…Glories stream from heaven afar, Heavenly read more »

Devotional Fervour on the Christmas Eve in Prasanthi Nilayam…

Embracing peace, breathing in love and light of Bhagawan, over 240 choristers from different countries around the globe serenaded for an hour singing Glory To The Lord, this evening on the Christmas Eve in Prasanthi Nilayam. read more »