Presentation and Musical concert by Dana Gillespie - 24 Nov 2014
‘Western Salute’, salutation
that multiplied into manifold dimensions, engulfing the globe in
letter and spirit… Singer of International acclaim, Ms Dana
Gillespie of London Blues Band presented a most scintillating
devotional evening marking the grand-finale of the week-long 89th
Birthday celebrations of Bhagawan today here in Prasanthi Nilayam.
Earlier, Dana’s programme was preceded by a gracefully aesthetic
Dance offering by the little students of Sri Sathya Sai School,
Thailand. The programme truly reflected the rich cultural diversity
of Thailand, often referred to, in Sai-parlance, as ‘Sailand’. The
colourful programme was a combined form of presentation of the five
geographically distinct faces of Thailand. It was a short but sweet
presentation with rich cultural diversity.
Watch the Video of the
Cultural Programme by Children from Thailand, followed by
a concert by Ms. Dana Gillespie - 24 Nov
Dana Gillespie who took over, swayed around, singing in her
inimitable fashion, muttering ‘Universal Themes’ of Love…Piece…Unity
singing for over 45 minutes. Every song from the acclaimed celebrity
singer was rich with meaning, reflecting Bhagawan’s messages. Truly,
Bhagawan with whom the singer had amazing interactions had blessed
her with a promise that, I Will give you spiritual diamonds and you
will spread them around the world, hinting at her task of ‘singing’
His messages around the world.
Dana’s compilations had ‘Would You Like To Come With Me…’, ‘Unify…”,
“Put On Love…”, “Giving Out To Everyone…”, “The Promise…”, Love Is
The Net… and “In The Garden Of Heavenly Peace…”…and the graceful
singer ended her concert in style offering a million salutations,
singing the bhajan ‘Guru Nanak Ji Ki Jai Jai…’ adding a tailpiece in
Anglican, for the benefit of the western devotees, to sing with
At intermissions, the singer explained about her compilations,
bringing great clarity to her ‘voice’, detailing the background and
purport of each song.
Indeed, ‘Fragrance Of Pure Love’ was in the air; the Love Of Divine
Romance… Love For Mother Sai… A perfect end to the grand festivity
of 89th Birthday Of Beloved Mother Sai…
The artiste and the children from Thailand were felicitated at the
end of the session. Bhajans commenced and ended with Bhagawan’s
Bhajan “Subramaniam Subramaniam…”. Mangala Arathi at 1615 hrs.
marked the end of the proceedings.
A grand culmination to the 89th Birthday celebrations…
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