Alike Visit – Day One – November 28, 2015

Sri Sathya Sai Loka Seva Institutions at Alike are the oldest in His mission. Inspired by the love for God and nation, Late Sri Madiyala Narayana Bhat, who hailed from the family of landlords in Alike, offered his everything at the altar of Loka Seva or the service to the world.

Auspicious Commencement of Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani International Center for Pediatric Cardiac Sciences and Research

Thursday, November 26, 2015 will be remembered as yet another red-letter-day in the continuing healthcare mission of our beloved Bhagawan. The place was Ballabgarh-NCR, on the Delhi-Mathura highway.

Sai Annapoorna – Daily Breakfast Seva

In His loving and very experiential way, Swami has provided all the team members and volunteers associated with this project, a practical opportunity to live His advice – Love without Duty is Divine – as they go about serving breakfast lovingly to students across the country.

Divine Discourse on November 23, Evening (Summary)

When you are divine you should behave in a divine way. Why are we not able to do that? It is because of our selfishness and self-interest we are not able to behave in a divine way.

Divine Discourse on November 23,Morning (Summary)

The physical, inert body is made up of five elements – earth, water, fire, wind and space. Similarly, even the spiritual content of the human personality also has five elements. Only when a man practises the five human values of truth, righteousness, peace, love and non-violence, can he can be called a man. In the same way as the physical body is created out of five elements, even the spiritual personality of man is created by the conglomeration of all these five human values. Read more

November 23, 2015 Morning Proceedings, 90th Birthday Celebrations

As the sun rose on third day of the World Youth Meet, Muddenahalli was charged with divine energy and vibrations. It appeared as though the rain gods had decided to stay, participate and revel in the festivities.

Divine Discourse on November 22,Evening (Summary)

You may study many kinds of education, but ultimately you cannot escape death. You have to study that education which will help you to conquer death. Read more

November 22, 2015 Evening Proceedings, 90th Birthday Celebrations

Despite the late hour, the excitement in the air was almost tangible, with several groups of the audience breaking into spontaneous renditions of “Happy Birthday Swami” as Bhagawan left the auditorium.

November 22, 2015 Morning Proceedings, 90th Birthday Celebrations

The fourth day of the World Youth Meet was dedicated to putting Bhagawan’s teachings of selfless love and service into action. It was the day of Grama Seva (village service).

November 21, 2015 Evening Proceedings, 90th Birthday Celebrations

“Our only goal in life” he said, “is to be the Truth that we are”. One need not do anything great to realize this Truth. All that is to be done is to “choose God”.

November 21, 2015 Morning Proceedings, 90th Birthday Celebrations

As the sun rose on third day of the World Youth Meet, Muddenahalli was charged with divine energy and vibrations. It appeared as though the rain gods had decided to stay, participate and revel in the festivities.

Divine Discourse on November 20,Evening (Summary)

There is no devotee without God and there is no God without a devotee. There cannot be a mother without a child and there cannot be a child without a mother. The single reason why so many of the devotees have gathered here is that God Himself is here now. Though He cannot be seen, He cannot be listened to but all of us can know the truth that God is here in our own hearts. Only in a pure and sacred heart, God will manifest and we can see Him. Read more

November 20, 2015 Evening Proceedings, 90th Birthday Celebrations

Day two Evening sessions of the World Youth Meet started with soulful bhajan singing at 5:00 P.M. Soon after, Bhagawan entered the auditorium. The bhajans were followed by Veda chanting by a group consisting of representatives from Swami’s school in Alike and delegates from a few countries.

November 20, 2015 Morning Proceedings, 90th Birthday Celebrations

Day two of the World Youth Meet began at 5:30 A.M. with the delegates chanting the Suprabatham. The formal proceedings began at 9:30 A.M in the Sathya Sai Premamrutham hall with a heartfelt and lively talk by the Revered Father Charles Ogada

November 19, 2015 Evening Proceedings, 90th Birthday Celebrations

The rain Gods were in full spirits even as the sun dawned to welcome the delegates to the first day of the World Youth Meet. It was a doubly blessed day with the inauguration of the World Youth Meet and the celebration of Ladies Day.

Divine Discourse on November 19,Evening (Summary)

The goal of life or the purpose of life is not being born again and again, dying again and again and residing in the womb of the mother again and again. The ultimate purpose of life is to lead our lives in such a way that we realise our own divinity and recognize the divinity in everyone. Read more

Ladies Day – Celebration of Feminine and Divine

Baba has always extolled women as the repositories of Truth and Culture. They are the torch-bearers of a nation, he would say. In a world riddled with growing intolerance, it is the women who can effect a positive change – by nurturing, preserving and developing traditions, seeped in spirituality.

Divine Discourse on November 19,Morning (Summary)

The whole of Creation has emerged from Truth and ultimately all creation will merge back into Truth. What is Truth? If we look outwardly – because we have got human bodies – we consider ourselves as men and women. Depending on the changes that take place in the body, the body gets different names. All this is just a fact but not the Truth. Read more

November 19, 2015 Morning Proceedings, 90th Birthday Celebrations

The rain Gods were in full spirits even as the sun dawned to welcome the delegates to the first day of the World Youth Meet. It was a doubly blessed day with the inauguration of the World Youth Meet and the celebration of Ladies Day.

Book Launch – A Life in Service – Indulal Shah and Sarla Shah

While much has been said and written about the chosen instruments of our beloved Swami, the story of love, sacrifice and service of this divine couple who dedicated their entire lives for His mission needed nothing less than a book.

“A Life in Service – Indulal Shah and Sarla Shah”, authored by Ms Bhuvana Santhanam, was written at the behest of Swami. It essentially captures the lives of these two doyens in Sai service, and brings out many a nuances of what it is to live for God.

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