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Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s 94th Birthday celebrations across India -SSSSO India
The All India President of Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, India (SSSSO) suggested to all the devotees to celebrate Bhagawan Baba’s 94th Birthday as a Family festival Celebration with family members, relatives, friends and well -wishers. He also advised to give food to poor or take up a small service on this occasion or any small Seva.
As part of Bhagawan’s birthday celebrations Nainital district Samithi participated in Nagarsankeertan and Balvikas cultural activities.
In the city of Chennai, many devotees participated in the various events conducted by the Samithi of their respective localities. Various activities such as Balvikas students’ performances, bhajans were conducted along with Narayana Seva.
Sai Sahara Anna Nagar, Chennai
Evening of 23 rd was a different sort of celebration ! I had to deviate from Sundaram to honour an invitation from Sai Sahara,Annanagar !! The entire space allotted for Swamis bhajjans, study circle and Balvikas programmes is beautifully decorated with Swamis photos !A lovely swing with Swamis photo on it !! Apart from the effort by the people there was evidence of Gods participation by His liberally strewn visiting cards on most of His Photos! I felt I was sitting with Swami seated facing the audience! The birthday celebrations went off with music and Sankeertanam ! The lovely Balvikas Bala balikas added joy by their cute message giving skits and small musical moments! The final was a talk by a high placed official who happens to be swami’s student from school to college! His experience with Swami as His student was a treat to hear!Of course the cake was cut! Enjoyed the evening! Thank you SaiSahara for such a lovely Birthday for Swami! Every moment was enjoyable !
Saradha Villa- Virugambakkam
The inmates of Saradha Villa celebrate Bhagawan’s birthday for the past 12 years. The celebrations begin from Oct 2 of every year. The program starts with sahasranamaarchana followed by Bhajasn every Sunday. Devotees attend in large numbers to participate in the events.
Bhagawan’s Birthday was celebrated in a residence which had devotees and new members to the Sai fold. The event had Jyothi Meditation, Bhajans and Value Games. Also, a letter to Swami was placed at His divine Lotus Feet, signed by the devotees and sent by courier to Prashanthi Nilayam.
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The day’s event began with Nagarsankeertan, Havan, Laksharchana and Balvikas cultural events which was followed by the Guests’ talk. The day also had conducted MahanrayanaSeva at Leprosy colony, Slum and Sai centre.
Fruits distribution at an Old age Home and MahanarayanaSeva were part of the Bhagawan’s 94th birthday celebrations in this district.
Swami’s birthday was celebrated in a grand manner at the Sai Samithi.
Around 170 devotees participated in the various events of the Bhagawan’s birthday celebrations of the district.
Ukhimath- District Rudraprayag
Bhagavan’s birthday was celebrated as a family celebration at this place.
As nearly 14 Samithies celebrated Bhagawan’s Birthday from Omkaram, Suprabhatham, Ashtothram, Sahasranama Archana, Satcharithprarayanam (Reading of Satcharitha), Satsangham, Bhajans, Narayana Seva and sweet distribution. Hospital NararyanaSeva was also conducted. Sneha SandeshaYathra was conducted by Kollam Samithi which visited 80 houses. A pension scheme is devised to serve patients and lonely elders. Family kit distribution was also done to 5 families.
As much as 1500 devotees participated which includes 386 Balvikas children.
Sri Sai Deena Sakha Samithi:
Bhagawan’s birthday was celebrated with much enthused devotion to Bhagawan, starting from 18th Nov – 23rdNov, 2019. The events included Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homam along with Rudram chanting, Bhajans, Lalitha sahasranama, Narayana Seva at old age Homes, hospitals and fruits distribution at a mental hospital. On 23rd there was cake cutting along with Bhajans and Prasadam distribution.
Nacharam Samithi: Ramnathpur, Hyderabad Balvikas centre
Bhagawan’s birthday was celebrated with gaiety by the tiny tots of the centre. 18 children and 3 elders participated with pure devotion and love for Swami. The event was well celebrated with Ganesh Prarthana, Bhajans, Cake cutting. A video of Swami singing bhajans was showed to the children.
Sai Samithi- Kazipet, Warangal
As a part of Bhagawan’s birthday celebrations was celebrated in the villages viz., Kdipikonda, Somidi, Bukkatpally, Kazipet. Under Gramasevamahayagnam marriage was performed to one couple. Swami’s birthday was celebrated in Vidya Jyothi school along with students, SathyasaiVratham and Pallakiseva were also part of birthday celebrations. There was cake cutting along with balvikas cultural events and Aarthi to Swami. Around 550 devotees participated including balvikas children.
Swami’s Birthday -Family Celebrations:
Mrs. Anjali Verma
Bhagawan’s birthday was celebrated in the residence of Smt. Anjali Verma along with the neighbour ladies with Bhajans and Mangala Aarthi.
Mrs Easwari Paramesh- Chennai
Long time devotee of Chennai, Smt. Easwari celebrated Swami’s birthday with purest devotion displaying it in the decoration of the altar of Bhagawan. The ideas taking into shape of decorative pieces to adorn Bhagawan was done by a 79 year old grandmother of Smt. Easwari. The decorations are depictive from the photos attached.
Mrs. Babita Gupta- Deharadun
Photos of birthday celebrations attached.
Mr. Karthik Prasad- Chennai
Swami’s birthday was celebrated at residence of Sri.Karthik of Perambur, Chennai. The program started with Omakram and Suprabhatham, Ashtothram, Rudra abhishekam, Sahasranamam in the morning. In the afternoon the event included vastradhanam and Narayan seva. And in the evening Vedam chanting followed by Bhajans and Prasdam distribution.
Sri Alokesh Das –Karimganj
Sri. Alokesh along with his Karimganj Samithi and neighbours and his family members celebrated Bhagawan’s birthday by rendering Bhajans at his household. Bhajans followed by Aarthi and prasadam distribution.
Swamis 94 th birthday was a great global event! I wished to participate at the celebration in Sundaram ! I reached at 5.15 am and had to stall my car at the turning to enter Sundaram Salai ! I got down and stood to take a close look at the nagar Sankeertan group ! My excitement was intensified when I saw Swami giving me His Dharshan from His Rath !!! It was nostalgic ! On His 80 th birthday i was at Parthy being a staff at the SSSSS Hospital ! I had this Great joy and gift of a life time to see our Swami seated on the chaithanya ratham coming into the hill view stadium ! Emotions could not be silenced and tears welled !!SaiRam !!