Saturday, December 27th, 2014
On the 4th and final evening of the ongoing Prasanthi Christmas celebrations, Sai fraternity of Canada, pioneers of famed “Walk For Values” staged a symbolic flag march in the Sai Kulwant Hall premises, today here in Prasanthi Nilayam. A Multi Faith prayer session and Canadian Youth Musical Programme followed next.
The session commenced at 1700 hrs. with hundreds of men, women and children, holding aloft placards of Values marching into the Sai Kulwant premises, in the backdrop of a commentary on the programme. The “Walk For Values” is aimed at promoting Bhagawan’s message of five cardinal Human Values… Sathya, Dharma Shanti, Prema, Ahimsa into the masses, praying and hoping for a United World of Peace. The programme had its inception in the year 2003 and has been a regular affair in Canada.
The Multi-Faith programme followed next began with Indian incantation, “Gananam Thwa…” prayers from major world religions, Christianity, Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, Islam to end with “Asathoma Sadgamaya…”.
The final presentation, a Canadian Youth Musical Offering, was an assortment of devotional members, singing paeans to Bhagawan. The numbers were… Sathya Dharmamu…, Guru Deva Sai…, Au Rivage…, Easwaramma Nandana…, The Reason…, Swami Oh Mere Sai.
Bhajans continued and the programme ended with Mangala Arathi at 1830 hrs.
II Samastha Lokah Sukhino Bhavantu II