First session of Prasanthi Vidwan Mahasabha…

8 September 2013: Four inspiring speeches and a musical programme marked the first evening of the week-long Prasanthi Vidwan Mahasabha this evening herein Prasanthi Nilayam.

The programme in the evening commenced at 1640 hrs. with a breif invocatory Veda chanting by the tiny tots from Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School – Primary Wing.

The first speaker for the session was Prof Anantaraman, Media Coordinator for Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust.

Speaking on the legend of Navarathri and Prasanthi Vidwan Mahasabha, the archetype assembly of the learned in Prasanthi Nilayam, the Professor touched upon the supreme significance of the Sai Mission underlining the spotless unique service activities being conducted with a selfless vision in Prasanthi Nilayam.

Three more speeches followed, by three students. Manikrishna Anand, doing MBA programme at the Prasnathi Nilayam campus who spoke first dwelled on the unique service activities initiated by Bhagawan, especially the Karma Yoga, Gramaseva activities that helps students to expand instilling compassion in their hearts.

Ms Kritika Lakshmi of Anantapur Campus spoke next, briefly explaining the seven ways to success based on Bhagawan’s teachings.

Sri Rajeev Rajan, faculty at Sri Sathya Sai Institute Of Higher Learning, Brindavan Campus was the last speaker who presented a thought-provoking thesis on the week-long spiritual exercise called Veda Purusha Saptaha Jnana Yajnam.

Bhagawan’s Divine Discourse followed next before a music programme by the students of Muddenahalli campus.

Bhajans continued and ended with Bhagawan singing “Bhaja Govindam Bhaja Govindam…” Mangala Arathi was offered at 1910 hrs.

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