Grateful Heartbeats at Mother Sai’s Lotus Feet…

Prasanthi Nilayam’s blessed darshan ground that had woven innumerable tales of Bond Of Love between Bhagawan and His students witnessed an absorbing session of recollections, of some of those golden memoirs, when over 150 members of ‘Sai Sannidhi’ gathered in the Sai Kulwant Hall offering gratitude to their Beloved Swami, this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam.

The programme was organised by ‘Sai Sannidhi’ – the forum of alumni who are employed in various institutions under Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust. Today is incidentally the 40th anniversary of Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust.

Delivering an introductory speech, Sri Sanjay Sahani, Director, SSSIHL, Brindavan Campus spoke about what Swami means to His students and what difference Bhagawan has made in the lives of His students. Highlighting the great good fortune of being His students, an unparalleled celestial boon, Sri Sahani narrated a couple interesting anecdotes from the lives of some of the students stressing upon the ‘Bond Of Love’ that transgresses time.

The programme was interwoven with songs and recollections as some of the selected students narrated interesting facets of the unique Bond Of Love between Swami and His ‘properties.’

While Pravin Vemula, working at SSSIHMS, Whitefield narrated his own story, of him being picked up by Bhagawan to go over to the US to get trained in Hospital Administration, which by His sheer grace and Sankalpa he could complete exactly in an year as foretold by Bhagawan, Hari Shankar Bhat, working with Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust revisited the blessed day in 1996, when he was fortunate to witness one of the most astounding tale of Motherly Love of Bhagawan that ignited the spark in him to join the band of students. Shyam Sharma, formerly Band Leader at SSSIHL, Prasanthi Nilayam recounted the intense spark the child in him had during his primary school days that left no stone unturned to grab an opportunity to be closer to Bhagawan.

Dr. Ravikumar, Warden, Brindavan Campus delivering an interesting and emotional speech, sharing glimpses of His Touch of Divine Love, highlighted, quoting Bhagawan, that everyone comes to Swami at the most appropriate time in his or her life.

Beautiful Songs, Tere Sang Hum Rahsne Ki Aaj Kushi Manathey Hey…, I Keep Feeling Your Love in me over and over again…, Maa Praana Daivam… were sung in unison, with over 150 hearts joining together beating for Beloved Swami.

The session ended with an electrifying Divine Discourse, wherein Bhagawan urged His students to engage in service, practising Love All Serve All, practising love and reverence to parents.

Bhajans continued and ended with Bhagawan singing Govinda Krishna Jai…Gopala Krishna Jai…

Mangala Arathi was offered at 1830 hrs.

II Samasta Lokah Sukhino Bhavantu II