Archive for July, 2012

Sangeeta Vibhavari by Mehboobnagar District…

Devotees from the district of Mehboobnagar presented a music programme entitled Sangeeta Vibhavari on Sunday, 15 July evening at the Sanctum Sanctorum in Prasanthi Nilayam. The programme was on the sidelines of a two-day Parthi Yatra by the devotees from the district. Over 1460 devotees, both men and women, have joined this year’s Parthi Yatra. read more »

Sangeeta Vibhavari, a Mehboobnagar Musical Offering…

Devotees from the visiting district of Mehboobnagar presented a music programme entitled Sangeeta Vibhavari this evening at the Sanctum Sanctorum in Prasanthi Nilayam. The programme was on the sidelines of a two-days Parthi Yatra by the devotees from the district. read more »

Shiva Shakthi Sai

The following is the Divine Discourse delivered on 6th July 1963…leading up to the context Prof. N. Kasturi writes the backdrop of the discourse that revealed the ‘Avatara Rahasya’ of Bhagawan. Baba was brought down the winding stairs into the Private Room on the ground floor, because He insisted on giving Darshan to the thousands of devotees who had come on that auspicious day. He had an attack of cerebral thrombosis (or tubercular meningitis?) and was in bed for eight days from the morning of Saturday, 29th June to the evening of 6th July. His left hand, leg and eye were affected; His right hand had also slight palsy; the tongue was indistinct and the face was twitching. He was placed on the Silver Chair in the Prayer Hall and His hand and leg were adjusted in proper position. As soon as He was seated, He communicated the following message which was interpreted and announced.

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Sri Krishna Chaitanya and the thief…

In the company of the holy ones, one acquires the wealth of God-Remembrance and along with this exercise comes an inner transformation. Valmiki’s transformation from being a dacoit to sage of enlightenment is one of the most enchanting episodes of such epochal spiritual transformation. Sri Krishna Chaitanya a.k.a. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, a renowned, revered holy being lived over five centuries ago had touched many such lives during his sojourn, spreading Bhakti Yoga…During one of His Divine Discourses delivered at the University Auditorium, Bhagawan had narrated a beautiful story of such a transformation, involving Sri Krishna Chaitanya and a thief… read more »

Sambhavami Yuge Yuge, Burra Katha by Students…

Students from Sri Sathya Sai Institute Of Higher Learning, Prasanthi Nilayam Campus presented a Burra Katha based on the Mahabharatha story this evening at the Sanctum Sanctorum in Prasanthi Nilayam. Burra Katha is a traditional folk art form popular in Andhra Pradesh. read more »

Sambhavami Yuge Yuge

Burra Katha – the storytelling folk art form of Andhra Pradesh has been a distinct tool in the hands of Bhagawan in disseminating greater messages for humanity. This special Divine interest has helped this distinct art form to earn the status of ‘Divine Folklore’. Sai Kulwant Hall in Prasanthi Nilayam has witnessed many a Burra Katha session in the past, often with Bhagawan taking active personal interest. read more »

Recognise Me and give Me a place in your heart

When a devotee reposes his unwavering faith in Bhagawan, sans any reservation, when one is sure to ensure that He and He alone is dwelling in his heart, man is sure to earn His bounteous torrential grace that takes him to greater realms of spiritual understanding…What if Bhagawan comes and asks for a place in your heart? Read on what Ms. Neelam Sembhi of Sri Sathya Sai College, Jaipur had shared with the readers in the August 1981 issue of Sanathana Sarathi. read more »

An Arabic Music Garland in Prasanthi Nilayam

Devotees of Middle East and Gulf comprising of countries Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran and Syria provided an Arabic flavour in Prasanthi Nilayam. The Sai Kulwant Hall was read more »

Sai on Sadhana…

Sadhana or Spiritual Exercise is the Inward Path to Divinity. Man, while traversing his spiritual journey often fumbles, failing to understand the purport of the term ‘Sadhana’ to the fullest extent. What does the term “Sadhana” means and what are the intricacies related to it?  Here is a conversation between man and God, wherein Bhagawan answers to a barrage of questions from a western seeker, elevating him to newer vistas of understanding of the purport of “Sadhana”.

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Oh! How much i miss You…

With the innocence of a child when you sit and pine for ‘The Beloved Father’ Whom you sorely miss by not having Him around in physical, it gushes forth a ganges of pristine feeling, that of a darling little one for her Beloved Father Divine, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai. How dearly we miss out our Beloved’s physical presence?… Read on Ms. Nupur Chaudhuri who translates her feeling for Her Beloved into a beautiful poem… read more »