Archive for August, 2012

Erode Balvikas Parthi Yatra…

1008 Balvikas children along with 687 parents and gurus from Erode district of Tamil Nadu are currently on a Parthi Yatra to the Holy Abode at Prasanthi Nilayam. Offering gratitude at Bhagawan’s Lotus Feet, these Balvikas children will sing bhajans tomorrow evening, at the scheduled hour, at 1715 hrs.

Study The Holy Qur’an and Hold Its Teachings…

Upon finding that the Muslims of Puttaparthi had to trek about four miles to Bukkapatnam every time they had to pray in a mosque, since they did not have a place of worship in their own village, in 1978, Bhagawan built a mosque in the village to help the Muslims to worship in Puttaparthi itself. read more »

Tryst with Faith…

The holy month of Ramzan is all set to bid good-bye. Today being the final Friday of the holy month, when the Muslims around the world would get to intensify their prayers doing self-enquiry as to whether they entertained the holy ‘guest’ with reverence, adhering to the prescriptions laid down in the Holy Quran, let’s take a peep into the what entails the Holy Month of Islam. (Adapted from Sri Sathya Sai Balvikas, July 2012) read more »

Disciple and Devotee…

What is the distinction between a disciple and a devotee and who is eligible to be called a disciple and who, a devotee? Bhagawan Shirdi Sai had spelt out clear-cut distinction between the two, later confiding in His lone disciple. Read on how the present Avatar recounted the same in one of His Divine discourses delivered in 1990, at Parthi. read more »

Bharatiya Samskruti Atma Samskruti

Mother India’s patriotic refrain ‘Vande Mataram’ resounded in Prasanthi Nilayam this evening when the II Year Post Graduate students presented a patriotic drama entitled Bharatiya Samskruti Atma Samskruti on the occasion of 66th National Independence Day read more »

Bharatiya Samskruti Atma Samskruti

On the occasion of 66th National Independence Day, senior Postgraduate students from the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prasanthi Nilayam campus presented a patriotic drama entitled Bharatiya Samskruti Atma Samskruti on 15 August, the Independence Day evening in Prasanthi Nilayam. read more »

Patriotic Drama on National Independence Day…

Mother India celebrates her 66th Independence Day tomorrow, 15 August 2012. On the auspicious occasion of “Swaarajya”, recalling Bhagawan’s priceless teachings, post graduate students from Sri Sathya Sai Institute Of Higher Learning,  read more »

Land Of My Birth I Pledge To Thee

When Mother India stands on the threshold of yet another Independence Day celebrations let every citizen of this sacred Motherland ask a question unto him/herself as to Is India free and Are we ever free? Seeing the appalling life around, marred with chaos and confusion, it is time for the country to stand united, with every citizen re-pledging his/her loyalty, allowing her to shine forth as beacon of hope for a Golden India and thus a Golden World. On the eve of 65th National Independence Day, let’s salute Mother India pledging her all we have,  Life, Love, Passion, Allegiance, Steadfastness, And Everlasting Loyalty…a poem from Ms. Jullie Chaudhuri. read more »

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose – India’s Greatest Patriot

Addressing the students of Sri Sathya Sai Institutions during Summer Course 1990 Bhagawan spoke about India’s foremost Freedom Fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, narrating a beautiful incident depicting Bose’s selfless love for his Motherland. read more »

Freed From Fear…

God intoxicated, exalted Saint Sri Krishna Chaitanya never distinguished anyone with any kind of reservation whatsoever. He treated everyone alike as Embodiment of Supreme Divine. When met up with an ‘self-styled’ untouchable seeker, a mendicant, how Bhagawan Chaitanya treated him elevating him to a state of Supreme Bliss, releasing him from fear that marred him right from his childhood days…a story as narrated by Bhagawan.  read more »