Echoing Bharat’s Quintessential Messages…

Two drama presentations by Sri Sathya Sai Bal Vihar, Kolkota and Sri Sathya Sai Bala Gurukulam Matriculation School, Mathigiri, Tamil Nadu marked the third and final evening of the 3-day Vidya Vahini celebrations here in Prasanthi Nilayam today.

The Kolkota school’s presentation titled “There is only one God; He Is omnipresent” was on the theme of oneness of all religions, where all paths lead to the same Goal… One God.

The presentation began with an assertive declaration of the theme title, followed by various religious teachings illustrated through episodes catching the crème of the message.

Shankaracharya’s Sanathana Dharma, Buddha’s preaching on Nirvana, Compassion exemplified life of Jesus Christ, Holy prophetic teachings of Mohmmed, Guru Nanak’s theory of Religion of Mankind were illustrated in serial episodes leading to the bottom-line, “There is only one God; He Is omnipresent”.

The presentation concluded airing Bhagawan’s message, “Let the different faiths exist, let them flourish, and let the glory of God be sung in all the languages and a variety of tunes” followed by a group song, echoing “Sab Ka Malik Ek Hey…”

The presentation was scripted portraying a scene involving a father and son duo, wherein the father educating the son all about the essential teachings of important religions.

Guru Devo Bhava, the Tamil Nadu presentation next was centered on the theme of the supreme significance of “Guru”, Ideal Teacher, who is the most potent instrument in elevating a disciple to higher levels of consciousness.

Highlighting the wide gulf of disparity in value-oriented education and the modern day education that produces monsters, the presentation, through Swami Vivekananda’s words of Realistic Wisdom, advocates the absolute need of a real teacher to impart education promoting moral values.

Teaching is not a mere profession but tool to lift man to higher levels of wisdom, declares the presentation, emphasizing on the absolute need of Real Gurus.

The presentation was studded with songs and dance sequences apart from interesting flashbacks from Bharat’s glorious spiritual tradition.

Bhajans continued and ended with Bhagawan singing “Bhava Bhaya Harana Mangala Charana…”. Mangala Arathi at 1815 hrs. marked the end of the evening’s proceedings.

II Samastha Lokah Sukhino Bhavantu II