Carnatic Concert and Dance Ballet

The second day of the Hyderabad youth Parthi yatra witnessed a classical carnatic vocal concert by Dr. Panthula Rama, popular as ‘Nightingale of Andhra’, accompanied by Sri M.S.N. Murthy on Violin and Sri Nemani Somayajulu on Mridangam. Starting her concert with Siva Siva Siva Enaraya and Bhaja Re Manasa, she went on sing many popular numbers including Navaneetha Chora Devaki Vasudeva Nandana and Leela Nataka Sai.

The concert was followed by a Dance Ballet by students of Balvikas from Bhagyanagar Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations, Hyderabad. The Children presented many sequences from ‘Shivananda Lahari’ including the union of Shiva and Parvathi, the drinking of the poison haalahalam, the binding of the Ganges and the birth of Vinayaka.

Earlier in the day the third National Convention of Sathya Sai Schools ended in a high note. Speaking on the occasion, Sri V.Srininvasan, All India President of the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations, emphasised that “the journey towards Excellence is like the journey to Sai. It never ends! Every forward step is itself a milestone. The travelers and the pilgrims may change but the journey goes on. What is sure is that Sai is always with us, holding our hands, soothing our tired limbs, guiding us forward. The journey itself is the joy of the destination.”