Divine Discourse on December 27 (Summary)

Jesus first came as a messenger to propagate the message of God. He started his mission with a feeling of duality that “I have a Master that is God; I am His messenger.” And since he practised everything that the Master told Him, in some time he could find out that there was not much difference between the Master and his self.

Christmas 2015 Proceedings

Christmas is certainly that time of the year, when every Sai devotee from around the world eagerly looks forward to gathering in the Lord’s presence! This year was certainly no different. Devotees from Singapore had very lovingly decorated the mandir Premdeep and the newly built architectural edifice, Sri Sathya Sai Premamrutham. From the festive cheer […]

Divine Discourse on 25 December, 2015 (Christmas)

Today is a very sacred day of the Christmas festival. But only when we practice with sincerity the teachings of the Master and manifest it in our lives and demonstrate the ideal he set before mankind, can we find some fulfillment in our lives. What is the reason a human being, a man who was born in a very poor family thousands of years ago, is still being adored and worshipped as God? If you ask the question how it happened, you will realize that it is because of the quality of his sacrifice.

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Chennai Visit – Day 3 (Evening) – December 20, 2015

Music is a kind of spiritual sadhana, which uplifts the soul, transporting the listener to a completely different realm! After a brief rest, the entourage accompanied Bhagawan to the residence of noted musician Sri Mandolin U Rajesh and family, to savour this experience.

Chennai Visit – Day 3 (Morning) – December 20, 2015

The final day of the Lord’s visit to Chennai had a packed itinerary. The first half of the day saw the culmination of the third leg of the relief activity, with all the volunteers who had spread love in various locations around Chennai and Cuddalore district, returning to the Seva hub, the newly inaugurated S […]

Chennai Visit – Day 2 – December 19, 2015

Thiruthani is a town, about 85kms from Chennai, dedicated to Lord Muruga or Subramanya. Thiruthani is one of the six abodes of Lord Muruga, known as ‘Arupadaiveedu’ in Tamil. The other five abodes (towns) all in the state of Tamil Nadu are Palani, Swamimalai, Thirupparangunram, Pazhamudircholai and Thiruchendur.

When the Gates of Vaikunta Opened on Earth – Lunar Anniversary of Old Mandir

We have reached the fag-end of the year. The Lunar month of Margaseersha has begun. In the Gregorian calendar, the Lunar month of Margasheersha starts around mid – December and lasts till mid- January. In Bhagwad Gita, Lord Krishna declared that among all months, He is the month of Margasheersha (Maasanam Margashirsoham).

Chennai Visit- Day 1 – December 18, 2015

‘Love’ walked this earth on two feet, extending His compassion to every soul. Standing tall and shining bright, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s grace is incomprehensible and His mercy, unfathomable! For, how else can we describe this phenomena, where He touched millions around the world, through various facets of His mission in the human form. […]

Sri Lanka Visit – Day 3 – December 13, 2015

Sunday, December 13, 2015 It was a busy morning. Energies were high, yet a feeling of remorse filled the air. It was unspoken, yet very evident in the eyes of all gathered, for it was the last day with beloved Bhagawan! The morning began with the Lord granting interviews to a few families at the […]

Sri Lanka Visit – Day 2 – December 12, 2015

Saturday, December 12, 2015 Just a little before 8:30am, after sumptuous Sri Lankan breakfast the entourage of 10 cars, led by a police pilot made its way to Kirankulam, the site of the new ashram in Batticaloa. It was a 20 minutes drive from the place where Bhagawan was residing.

Sri Lanka Visit – Day 1 – December 11, 2015

The Lord’s second visit to Sri Lanka within a mere span of six months, was indeed going to be memorable, blissful and of course, purposeful. The entourage arrived from Bangalore by the evening flight, and were driven from the Bandarnaike International Airport in Columbo to the residence of Sri Ravi and Smt Penny Jayewardene at […]

Chennai Flood Relief Work

On 5 and 9 December, a group of devotees of Sri Sathya Sai Baba in Domlur, got together and arranged four truck-loads of relief material, accompanied by twenty-six volunteers, for supplies to be distributed in the relief camps in Tambaram, Kancheepuram, Mudichur, Palikarany and a few other areas in and around Chennai.

Jayapura Visit – Day Two – December 2, 2015

The day commenced with Bhagawan granting the promised interview to the group of devotees from Russia and Croatia. It was indeed endearing to see them all, almost 50 in number, waiting with a lot of love and devotion for the door of the interview room to open. With the kind permission of the Lord, the […]

Jayapura Visit – Day One – December 1, 2015

After an early breakfast, everyone were eagerly waiting to receive a final word of advice and guidance from Swami, before He proceeded from Alike to Jayapura, in Chikmagalur district. Swami however chose to call all the boys of the Sri Sathya Sai Centre for Human Excellence to His residence, Swami Nivas, for a private interview.

Alike Visit – Day Three – November 30, 2015

It was a day packed with events! November 30 marked the 89th Birthday Celebrations of Sri Madiyala Narayana Bhat, reverentially called as Anna (a loving brother to all). As a tribute to the selfless life of this great beacon of inspiration, Bhagawan got the 200-year-old Madiyala House renovated as a museum that would house articles […]

Alike Visit – Day Two – November 29, 2015

Day two of the trip to Alike commenced with Swami’s visit to the General Hospital in the morning to bless the expansion project, which is all set to cater to a larger number of patients. The staff of the hospital welcomed their dear beloved Lord with a lot of love and  devotion.