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Avatar Declaration Day - 20th Oct.
 
 
19 Oct 2014 - Video Webcast programme by Devotees from West Godavari Dist.
 
 
Video Webcast of the Cultural programme by Bal Vikas Children from Uttara Kannada Dist., Karnataka - 18 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Prasanthi sends relief materials to Cyclone victims - Oct 17, Prasanthi Nilayam: Prasanthi ‘flagged-off’ one truck load of relief materials, as immediate relief, to the cyclone affected Visakhapatanam today. Central Trust member Sri RJ Ratnakar and Trust Secretary Sri Prasad Rao were present on the occasion. The truck laden with 2000 dhotis, ... Read More
 
 
 
Special Musical Programme, 'Tansen Samaroh' by the Students and Staff of the Sri Sathya Sai Mirpuri College of Music direct from Sai Kulwant Hall at Prasanthi Nilayam – 16th October 2014... Read More - Watch Video.
 
 
Cultural Program by the Students of Sri Sathya Sai School - 12 Oct 2014
Showing glimpses of Karnataka’s rich cultural heritage and artistic excellence, students from Sri Sathya Sai Academy of Integrated Education, Bhadravathi, Shivamogga district, Karnataka presented a Yakshagana offering this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam.…Read more
 
 

 
59th Anniversary of Sri Sathya Sai General Hospital – 5th October 2014
Sri Sathya Sai General Hospital, the first of Bhagawan’s Temples of Healing, turned 59 yesterday. Precisely it was on 4th October 1956 that, this holy institution was pressed into service by Bhagawan.…Read more
 
 
Musical Presentation by Poppat Group talk by Mr. Ajit Poppat from United Kingdom:
Oct 4, 2014 Prasanthi Nilayam: After the glorious Dasara week of celebrations that presented illumined evenings of Prasanthi Vidwan Mahasabha, this evening witnessed yet another inspiring talk by seasoned speaker and longtime devotee from the United Kingdom, Sri Ajit Popat here in Prasanthi Nilayam.…Read more
 
 
 
Dusshera (Dasara celebrations Puttaparthi) -Vijaya Dasami 2014 in Prasanthi Nilayam

 

 
Sai Sannidhi Day Celebrations at Prasanthi Nilayam - 14 Sept 2014  
 
 
 
Onam Celebrations at Prasanthi Nilayam- Videos- Photos - Updates - wallpapers - Greeting cards
happy-onam-sathya sai baba - photo
 
 
PRASANTHI NEWS - DARSHAN - AARTHI TIMINGS: Special Announcement…
Thursday, September 4th, 2014


Commencing from today, auspicious Thursday, apart from the scheduled Mangala Arathi at 1800 hrs. following bhajans in the evening, a concluding Mangala Arathi will be offered to Bhagawan at the end of the Darshan session every day in Prasanthi Nilayam. Also, felicitating devotees with Bhagawan’s Divya Darshan, there will be a special...
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Watch the video: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says SAIRAM (Sairam) to Sri Sathya Sai Baba devotee
 
 

sathya-sai-baba-ganesha-wallpaper-poster-photo Ganesha Chaturthi : Watch the Live Video Webcast of Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations at Prasanthi Nilayam at 8:15 a.m. (IST) - 29 Aug 2014 - …Watch here 

 

Prem Aradhana . 28 Aug 2014: Watch the Recorded Video Webcast of '', a classical music concert - Prasanthi Nilayam - Mahasmadhi
…Watch here
 
 
 
Hari Naama Keerthanam​ Kaliyuga Sadhana - Sunday, August 24th, 2014
 
25 Aug 2014, Prasanthi Nilayam: Highlighting the esoteric significance of Namasmarana in present times, as propagated by Bhagawan, the Post Graduate students from Sri Sathya Sai Institute Of Higher Learning, Prasanthi Nilayam campus presented a drama entitled “Hari Naama Keerthanam ​Kaliyuga Sadhana​” last evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam..…Read more
 
Sri Krishna Janmashtami Celebrations at Prasanthi Nilayam Updates - Photos and Video - 17-08-2014:  The Stealer Of Hearts – Chittha Chora – ruled over again. On the auspicious morning heralding the Divine Birth Of Bhagawan Sri Krishna, soaked in nostalgic memories of yore, memories of ever enchanting Presence of The Lord in physical guiding and leading the proceedings in the yester years, Sri Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated with festive fervor here in Prasanthi Nilayam today.…Read more
 
Sathya Sai Darshanam – The Beauty Beyond Compare!! - Darshan Story on 18 - 19  - 21 August 2010
"...Every devotee will vouch for the beauty of Bhajans in Prasanthi Nilayam.  A long spell of bhajans with Bhagawan sitting amidst turns out to be a rare heavenly beauty. This day, 18 August 2010 turned out to be such a blessed day when The Lord chose to sit for 100 long minute ‘enjoying’ the singing.…Read more  
 
15 Aug 2014...Video Photos & update of the Drama by Bhagawan's Students on the Occasion of the 68th Independence Day of India -
15 Aug 2014, Prasanthi Nilayam: As in the past Prasanthi Nilayam joined the rest of the nation in heralding the 68th Independence Day. 67 years into Independence, into the 68th year where does our country ‘Bharat’ stand… has ‘she’ gone forward…or moved backward? 68 years before, the country …Read more  
 
Sathya Sai Darshanam – The Beauty Beyond Compare!!!
"...an excerpt from the Darshan Story on 13 - 14 -15 -16 August 2010 in Prasanthi Nilayam as chronicled by The Prasanthi Reporter…Read more  
 
 
 
Gratitude – European Musical Offering……Friday, August 8th, 2014
Prasanthi Nilayam: With Love permeating in their hearts, over hundred choristers from 18 European nations joined together on the 7th August evening presenting a unique musical offering entitled ‘Gratitude’ here in Prasanthi Nilayam. The offering was by Zone 7 of Sri Sathya Sai Service Organisations – Worldwide...Read more  
 
Sai Samarpanam – The Way To Sai…Friday, August 1st, 2014
A 54-member contingent from the United Kingdom, comprising of Balvikas children and Youth, assembled at the Sanctum Sanctorum this evening offering a garland of musical gems here in Prasanthi Nilayam today....Read more  

 

 
 
 
Burra Katha on the Life Of Mother Easwaramma…28-07-2014
 
postgraduate students of Sri Sathya Sai Institute Of Higher Learning presented a ‘Burra Katha’ on the theme “Smt. Easwaramma – The Mother Who Gave The World The Living God” this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more  
 
 
 
Chief Minister Visits Prasanthi Nilayam…Friday, July 25th, 2014
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Sri N Chandrababu Naidu paid a visit to Prasanthi Nilayam today, on this auspicious Thursday morning. Arriving shortly after 1100 hrs., the Chief Minister was escorted into the Sai Kulwant Hall where he paid obeisance to Bhagawan at the Sanctum Sanctorum....Read more  
 
 
 
 Sai Retreat by Middle East & Gulf - Cultural Program by the Devotees from Middle East Countries
It is Holy Ramadan season and devotees from the Region 94 are here at Prasanthi once again. A Sai Retreat organized by Region 94 (Zone 9 B) of Sathya Sai Organisations – Worldwide comprising countries from Middle East and Gulf has enveloped Prasanthi with much Islamic fervor and devotion for the last couple of days....Read more  

 

 
 
14th July: Choir by the devotees from Russia & Adjoining Countries
Russia’s matchless devotion and discipline were once again on display! Russian devotion that often won rave ‘Divine’ reviews was on exhibition in Prasanthi when a group of around 100 Russian speaking devotees, both men and women, assembled in Sai Kulwant Hall offering an evening of Russian Choir of folk songs, marking the end of the week-long Guru Purnima celebrations, here in Prasanthi Nilayam today....Read more 
 
Video Updates - 13th July 2014: Gratitude Programme by Nursing students of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences & Cultural programme by devotees from Bali, Indonesia
 
 
guru-poornima-wallpaper-sathya-sai-babaGuru-purnima in Prasanthi Nilayam - Videos _ Photos- Updates
 
 
 
Distribution Ceremony by Eswaramma Women's Welfare Trust from Prasanthi Nilayam - All India Samithi Convenors meet- - 11th July 2014
Today, the Guru Purnima eve, was a special day meant for distribution…as Bhagawan ever exemplified…giving…giving and giving always… following His precepts EWWT, Easwaramma Women’s Welfare Trust, has been engaged in yeomen service activities catering to the needs of the women and children from Puttaparthi and neighbouring villages.... Read more 
 
 
Sitar Offering by Pt Prabir Bhattacharya…Thursday July 10th, 2014
Post Ashadi celebrations, running up to Guru Purnima, traditional cultural offerings continue in Prasanthi Nilayam. Sitar maestro Pt Prabir Bhattacharya coupled with famed Tablist Nishikant Barodekar presented a stirring soulful musical evening playing it out exclusively for Bhagawan at the Sanctum Sanctorum today herein Prasanthi Nilayam
....Read more
 
 
 
Ashadi in Prasanthi Nilayam…
Today is Holy Ashadi Ekadashi, the holy 11th day in the month of Ashada. This is the day when lakhs and lakhs or pilgrims from every nook and corner of Maharashtra flock to the Abode of Lord Vittala at Pandharpur seeking His Divine darshan. Symbolic to this Varkari tradition, devotees of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai take up Dindi procession...Read more
 
 
 
Srikakulam Parthi Yatra…Monday, June 9th, 2014

An all-women contingent of Parthi Yatra devotees from Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh presented a garland of devotional songs entitled ‘Sri Sathya Sai Sangeeta Sudha’ on Saturday, 7 June evening here at Prasanthi Nilayam. Over 2000 women devotees participated in this Parthi Yatra entitled ‘Sri Sathya Sai Janani Trayodasha Parthi Yatra’. ..Read more

 

 
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Tribute to the Legend of Pure Love - Full Video of A Mega Music Concert in Mumbai

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan visits her Gurukul to pay tribute to Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba,legend of pure love , a musical evening witnessed felicitation of Bal Vikas children

Legendary Classical Artist Padma Vibhushan Pandit Shivkumar Sharma & Sri Aditya Puri; Managing Director & CEO of HDFC bank were the Guest of Honor for the evening at the commemoration of third anniversary of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s Mahasamadhi by Sri  Sathya  Sai  Seva  Organization  of  Maharashtra  and  Goa.

The renowned artists who performed mellifluously for the 6000 above audiences included Padmashri Anup Jalota, Padmashri Pankaj Udhas, Padmashri Kavita Krishnamurthy Subramaniam, Padmashri Padmaja Phenany Joglekar, Richa Sharma, Sumeet Tappoo, Gaurav Chopra, Keshav Prasad and Bal Vikas Children...
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"Tribute Sai Geeta
Video: Sai Geetha An Unmatched Love Story - May 22, 2014 marks the 7th year anniversary of her passing away..." -  

 

 
 
Buddha Poornima Celebrations at Prasanthi Nilayam
 
 
Easwaramma Day  6th May 2014 - Divine mother - Video Webcast of the Mother Easwaramma Day Celebrations at 5:20 p.m. (IST):
 
 
 Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Vahini's Anniversary Celebrations - 5 May 2014
 
Celebrating the third anniversary of Bhagawan’s revolutionary educational package for the world of blossoming children, Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Vahini, students belonging to the twin Vidya Vahini affiliated schools from Patiala, Punjab Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Niketan...Read more - Watch Videos
 
 
 
Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam Programme for 23rd April and 24th April, 2014 at Prasanthi Nilayam
Worshipping The Lord with a bouquet studded with musical notes of varied hues and fragrances, students and staff from Sri Sathya Sai Educational Institutions offered a programme of rendering of Kritis this morning on the auspicious Aradhana Mahotsavam here in Prasanthi Nilayam today....Read more - Watch the videos
 
 
Tamil New Year  & Vishu (Kerala New Year) Celebrations at Prasanthi Nilayam - 14 & 15 Apr 2014..Celebrating Tamil New Year – Jaya, connoting Victory, Sai Youth from the State of Tamil Nadu presented a drama entitled ‘Sai World Vision’ last evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam...Read more & watch the video
 
 
 
 

Sri Rama Navami in Prasanthi Nilayam…Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Bhagawan Sathya Sai’s… Sai and Lord Sri Rama’s…Ram are tagged together in Prasanthi Nilayam forming the most powerful Mantra, a ‘buzzword’ SAIRAM among Sai fraternity….and to this hallowed precincts Sri Rama Navami

has always been a celebration granting spiritual respite from summer’s merciless intensity. Read more

 

 

Ugadi in Prasanthi Nilayam - 31-04-2014

A Carnatic concert entitled ‘Bhajan Sandhya’ by popular Carnatic vocalist OS Arun marked the evening of Ugadi 2014 in Prasanthi Nilayam yesterday. Inciting the audience to peaks of devotional ecstasy, with his stylish...Read more - watch the Ugadi video
 
 
Gratitude Programme by Students of Brindavan Campus, SSSIHL - 23 Mar 2014 - Gratitude Offering by PG Students - 20th March , 2014…
 
Month of March is into its final phase and so with Gratitude Offerings at Prasanthi…After the UG boys on the 18th March, last evening, 20 March, the final year PG batch from Prasanthi Nilayam Campus took its turn to turn it into a memorable Grateful evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam...Read more
 
Gratitude Programme by UG Students of Prasanthi Nilayam Campus, SSSIHL - 18 Mar 2014
‘You have got us up and we will not let You down’ was one of the promising refrains echoed in the Prasanthi precincts when the Under Graduate boys of Prasanthi Nilayam Campus along with the final year batch of Mirpuri College Of Music offered a ‘farewell’ Gratitude Programme last evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam.Read more
 
 
Holy Holi at Prasanthi Nilayam - Holi Programme 2014 Prasanthi Nilayam…On the second day of the Holi celebrations, youth from the twin States of Bihar and Jharkhand presented an ‘autobiographical’ drama entitled “Kya Aapne Bhagawan Ko Dekha Hey?” last evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more

 

Expression Of Gratitude by Anantapur Students...-Monday, March 3rd, 2014
Come March it is exam time for students all over, attempting to excel in the academic front. For the students at SSSIHL the story is not different yet, they do have something bigger and colourful in their scheme of things,...Read more

 

 
 
 
Shivarathri Celebrations 2014: Programme will start with Lingabhishekam on 28 February, at 4 p.m. The Akhanda Bhajan will commence at 6 p.m. and will conclude with Mangala Aarathi and Prasadam Distribution at 6 a.m. on 1 March...MAHASHIVARATRI LIVE BROADCAST FROM PRASANTHI NILAYAM: - WATCH THE VIDEOS
 
 
Video Webcast 20th - 26th Feb. of the Gratitude Programme by SSSHSS, Prasanthi Nilayam Students and other devotees -

Driving home the message of harmonious living coupled with beauty in character, Parthi Yatra contingents from Ooty district of Tamil Nadu presented a Musical Dance Drama entitled ‘Nala Damayanthi’ last evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more - WATCH THE VIDEOS
 
 
 
Chinese New Year in Prasanthi 2014:  January 1 has come and gone and 2014 is already on its way. However, in China and many South East Asian Nations, namely Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia etc. it is time for Chinese New Year celebrations. Chinese New Year celebrations for 2014, also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, started on the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month of the Chinese calendar and would last for 15 days. This New Year is identified as year of Horse, symbolising power and vitality....Read more - WATCH THE VIDEO

 
 
 
Republic day celebrations - 26th Jan. 2014 The country that stands with her head held high upholding spiritual, religious, ethical and cultural values aloft, shining forth as a beacon light for the entire world, is celebrating her 65th national Republic Day today. 

 

The Republic Day honours the date on which the  Constitution of India came into force, on 26 January. Commemorating the grand occasion the Prasanthi Dance Group along with renowned Kuchipudi exponent Kalaimamani Madhavapeddi Murthy presented an evening of Dance and Music here in Prasanthi Nilayam today......Read more
 

 
 

Milad-un-Nabi celebrations at Dharmakshetra…January 19th, 2014

Upholding Bhagawan’s message of Unity Of Religions, Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations – Maharashtra organised a special ‘rare’ programme celebrating Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed on 19 January at Dharmakshetra, Mumbai. – a Report....Read more

 
 
13th Anniversary Celebrations of SSSIHMS (Whitefield, Bengaluru)
in Prasanthi Nilayam - 19 Jan 2014 -
...WATCH THE VIDEO
 
 
Thyagaraja Aradhana Mahotsavam & Puppet Drama by Anantapur Students
- 16 Jan 2014

Peaking to heights of excellence, blessed by the most mightly Supreme Divine, students of Sri Sathya Sai are in no mood to stop… Continuing with the festive spree, post the Annual Sports and Cultural Meet, taking their turn women students from the Anantapur Campus offered a most innovative presentation, a Puppet Drama entitled “His Messages” this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more
 
 
 
Sports and Cultural Meet 2014 - Preparations for Sports and Cultural Meet 2014
A symphony's climax is the crescendo, but the rest of it is as beautiful as well.
The grand offering is on the 11 January, but the arduous preparations inspired by love for Bhagawan makes the run-up to the event equally special..
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Bal Vikas Alumni Meet at 5 p.m. (IST) - 4 Jan 2014 - watch the Video Webcast of the Proceedings of the...Read more
 
New Year Updates: Prasanthi Nilayam welcomed the New Year with a scintillating Band display followed by an eloquent speech by one of the alumni in this wonderful New Year morning today... Read more
 

Sri Sathya Sai Baba - New Year Greeting cards & Wallpapers & New Year Updates

 
Christmas in Prasanthi Nilayam 2013 - Videos - Updates...
Christmas Choir Offering by Overseas Devotees as part of Christmas Eve Celebrations from Prasanthi Nilayam - 24 December 2013...Video Webcast of the 25th Dec. 2013 Christmas Dawn Carols from Prasanthi Nilayam...Christmas Celebrations, Evening Programme from Prasanthi Nilayam....................Read more

 

Joy To The World, The Lord Is Come!

 

Christmas is in the air & President Of India visits Prasanthi…

 
 
Awaiting joyous Christmas 2013 in Prasanthi Nilayam!
It is when we discover the Kingdom of Heaven in the depths of our hearts, we can bring joy to the world. Devotees from down under express the beauty of their hearts by beautifying the heaven on earth, and some wrap it in music for a pleasant Christmas offering.... awaiting joyous Christmas 2013 in Prasanthi Nilayam!'... Read more
 
Dr Voleti Choudhary’s Address on SSSIHMS Anniversary…
Saturday, November 30th, 2013

I am wrong. I am really wrong. I didn’t think this occasion will overwhelm me. It did. I will find my bearings. The reason I say so is – talking is something I like, specially about Swami; talked about Him all over the world, so I thought what is it...Read more

 

88th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS AT PRASANTHI NILAYAM

It has been the set tradition in Prasanthi for past many years to have Bhagawan entertained with the melody of musical offerings on Birthday evenings. Prasanthi’s rich tale of Birthday evenings has many shining chapters...Read more

 
Whistle Music and Dance Offering - Monday, November 18th, 2013
 
Music with a difference, Whistle Music by renowned Whistle Wizard Sri Siva Prasad and a scintillating dance offering by Prasanthi Dance Group marked the first evening of the 88th Birthday celebrations of Bhagawan here in Prasanthi Nilayam today.Read more
 
 
Glittering Prasanthi witnesses grand culmination of Akhanda Bhajan…Monday, November 11th, 2013
 
A glittering Sai Kulwant Hall embraced Beloved Bhagawan’s ‘endearing presence’ with a couple of bhajans in His mellifluous voice echoing the holy precincts marking the culmination of 24 hour non-stop bhajan sadhana, Akhanda Bhajan, this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more
 
Avatar Declaration Day - 20 Oct 2013  
 

Vijaya Dasami in Prasanthi Nilayam…

An exuberant speech by Prof Anil Kumar Kamaraju, Bhagawan’s Divine discourse and a scintillating Shehnai recital by Pt Satish Prakash Qamar were the highlights of the auspicious Vijaya Dasami evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam on Monday, 14 October 2013.....Read more

 
 
 
Proceedings of Prasanthi Vidwan Maha Sabha - 8,9,10,11,12...- Oct 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....Read more

 

 
Anniversary Day Celebrations of the Sri Sathya Sai General Hospital at Prasanthi Nilayam - 03 Oct 2013
Celebrating the 58th anniversary of Sri Sathya Sai General Hospital, Prasanthi Nilayam, Puttaparthi, the first one of Bhagawan’s Temples of Healing, staffers at SSSGH offered a musical bouquet entitled “Sai Dhanvantareem Pranamamyaham” on 3 October evening in Prasanthi Nilayam...Read more

 

 
Instrumental Music Programme by Devotees from UP and Uttarakhand at Prasanthi Nilayam - 25 Sep 2013 Offering heartfelt gratitude to Bhagawan devotees from the North Indian State Of Uttarakhand offered a musicl tribute this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam. This was a part of the State’s four day Parthi Yatra to the holy township, from 24 September until 27th September...Read more
 
 

Programme by Bhagawan's Students to mark the completion of their Bhagawata Saptaha - 19 Sep 2013

A weeklong Bhagavata Saptaha was conducted in the college premises of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning. On the culmination of this Saptaha, a programme was organized by the students of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning in Prasanthi Nilayam in the evening on 20 September....Read more

 
Onam Celebrations in Prasanthi Nilayam - Videos
Continuing with the festive spirit of Onam, beautiful children from Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Peeth, Srisailam, Kozhikode, Kerala presented a Musical Dance Drama entitled ‘Satsanga Mahatmyam’ this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more
 
 
 
Music Concert by Mr. Jayakumar Jayanti from Prasanthi Nilayam
Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
A musical offering – Sai Pushpanjali – by Sri Jayakumar marked the second evening of the ongoing Ganesh Chaturthi festival here in Prasanthi Nilayam yesterday...Read more
 
Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations
Monday, September 09, 2013
The programme commenced at 0820 hrs. after 20-mts of Rudram chanting. The half-an-hour programme had some of the Ashtakams of Lord Vinayaka followed by some keertans… an all Ganesha bhajan followed and the programme ended with Mangala Arathi at 0930 hrs.In the evening the programme commenced at 1700 hrs. with an introductory speech by Sri Sai Giridhar Sai Ram, Doctoral Research Scholar with...Read more
 
 
Sri Krishna Janmasthmi celebrations
Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
Prasanthi Nilayam celebrated the Advent of Bhagawan Sri Krishna today, 28 August 2013, in Bhagawan’s Divine omnipresence, marked with Musical Presentation, Gokulam Procession of quadrupeds and birds.....Read more
 
 

Odisha Parthi Yatra…
Wednesday, August 28th - 31st, 2013

Celebrating Parthi Yatra 2013 devotees from the east Indian state of Odisha presented a glittering devotional evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam today. Over 1500 devotees from the state are participating in the 3-day Parthi Yatra, from 26 August to 28 August 2013....Read more

 

 
Today is National Independence Day, 15th August!
Thursday, August 15th, 2013
 

Eid (Ramadan) updates from Prasanthi Nilayam-
Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Islam Stands for i shall Love All Mankind, declared the Higher Secondary School children presenting a thematic drama on the occasion of Holy Ramzan this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam. The presentation entitled Ramadan For Human Excellence was about what entails the holy festivity, Ramzan, being celebrated today. Ramzan is the 9th month of Islamic Calendar that Muslims around the world celebrate with fasting, austerity and spiritual adherence...Read more

 
 
 
Instrumental Musical Delight from the UK…
Thursday, August 1st, 2013
Marking the end of the fortnight long Guru Purnima celebrations, a group of musicians from the UK offered an Instrumental Medley this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more
 

Ramadan Mubarak!
Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

30 July 2013, Prasanthi Nilayam: Holy Quranic verses resonated throughout the Holy Prasanthi precincts with hundreds of men and women from Region 94 of Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations – Worldwide, comprising of the Middle East and Gulf countries assembled here greeting The Lord with ‘Ramadan Mubarak’ here in Prasanthi Nilayam today....Read more
 
Sai Sangeet Saurabh
Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Sensing the ‘musical taste’ of the Master, Who is verily Naada Brahma, faculties of Sri Sathya Sai Mirpuri College Of Music presented a rollicking musical evening entitled ‘Sai Sangeet Saurabh’ today here in Prasanthi Nilayam. It is to be reminded that it was on the very same venue Bhagawan had graciously received many a musical offering by His students, nurturing the greater talent in them...Read more

 

 
 
Sarvadharma – European Choir by Region 73
Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Led by Conductor Maria Quoos, devotees from Zone 7 – Region 73 of Sathya Sai Organisations – Worldwide offered an International Choir entitled “Sarvadharma” as part of their Guru Purnima offering this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam.....Read more
 
 
Balinese Dance and Mexican Choir…
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
With the festive fervour continues  in Prasanthi post Guru Purnima celebrations, this evening there were two programmes, a Balinese dance followed by a Mexican choir here in Prasanthi Nilayam.....Read more
 
 
 
Holy Guru Purnima…
Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Greater joy of adoration of the Supreme Lord, The Guru or all gurus, engulfed Prasanthi on the auspicious Guru Purnima morning here in Prasanthi Nilayam today. Guru Purnima has been a doted festival in the Prasanthi for many years with The Supreme Compassionate Lord allowed devotees to pay homage to Him, worshipping HIM as the Supreme Teacher.....Read more

Holy Gurupurnima…

 
 
 

Gurupurnima Eve…
Sunday, July 21st, 2013

21 July 2013, Guru Purnima eve,  featured two speeches and a musical offering by the students of  College Of Nursing, SSSIHMS, Whitefield, Bangalore this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam......Read more

 
Quantum Signature Of GOD…
Saturday, July 20th, 2013
 
Marking the grand finale of three day Ashadi Ekadashi celebrations Sri Girish Atre and Co. presented a unique musical offering entitled Quantum Signature Of God this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam. Quantum Signature Of God refers to God’s Pure Love.....Read more
 
 

Ashadi in Prasanthi Nilayam…
Friday, July 19th, 2013
 

Celebrating Ashadi Ekadashi, the Marata festival of great spiritual significance, Balvikas children along with devotees  from the State of Maharashtra presented a variety of cultural programmes yesterday at the Sanctum Sanctorum in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more

 

 

 
Divine Heritage…
Thursday, July 18th, 2013

 
Our real heritage is our Divine Heritage, declared the Balvikas children from the twin states of Maharashtra and Goa presenting a unique Musical Offering entitled ‘Divine Heritage’ on the holy Ashadi Eve, yesterday, 18 July evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam...Read more
 
Puttaparthi - Meditation Tree, turned 54 today...
Saturday, June 29, 2013
 
 
Summer Course in Indian Culture & Spirituality 2013
Saturday, June 8th, 2013
Two speeches and a musical offering by the Anantapur Campus were the highlights of the second and penultimate evening of the ongoing Summer Course in Indian Culture & Spirituality – 2013 here in Prasanthi Nilayam today. ...Read more
 
 
Buddha Poornima Celebrations in Prasanthi Nilayam
25th -26th May 2013
 
 
Easwaramma Day in Prasanthi Nilayam - Photos Easwaramma Day celebrations
Monday, May 6th, 2013
 
Swami’s mother was then quoted as saying, “That morning I was at the well drawing water, a big ball of blue light came rolling towards me and I fainted and fell. I felt it
glided into me.”
...Read more
 
Mother’s Love; Love For Mother…
Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Projecting the lofty theme of ‘Mother’s Love; Love For Mother’ students from Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Mandir, New Delhi presented an emotion-packed drama entitled Matru Bhakthi this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more



 

 
 
Sri Sathya Sai Baba's 2nd MahaSamadhi Day - Vishwa Shanthi Homam For “Peace Unto The World" - Video Presentation: Aradhana Mahotsavam - 24 April 2013 - Morning Programme”


April 22nd - 24th April, 2013

As part of the three-day Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam 2013, a Vishwa Shanthi Loka Kalyana Homam will be conducted for three days starting from tomorrow, at the Sanctum Sanctorum in Sai Kulwant Hall in the immediate Divine Presence of Beloved Bhagawan. The Vishwa Shanthi Homam is organised for ‘Peace Unto The World’...Read more

 
 
 
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Ramanavami Updates
On the auspicious occasion of Sri Rama Navami, marking the birth of Lord Rama, Prof Kamaraju Anil Kumar spoke on the esoteric significance of the life of Lord Rama narrating beautiful anecdotes from the illustrious Avataric life this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more
 
Ugadi - Vishu 2013 …

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 - Monday, April 15th, 2013
Today marks the advent of the Telugu New Year, bearing the name Vijaya, denoting Victory. Celebrating the advent ‘Panchanga Shravanam’  (recitation of religious almanac pertaining to the coming year) was conducted by noted Vedic scholar Rejeti Sriramacharyulu this morning at the Sanctum Sanctorum in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more
 
Brindavan Offers Rich Gratitude…
Monday, March 25th, 2013

Posing themselves as “Shauriyas”, meaning Soldier’s Of Sai, passing out batch of under graduate students from the Brindavan Campus of SSSIHL presented the final gratitude offering for the academic year 2012-13 this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam...Read more

 

 
 
Gratitude Offering by Post Graduate Students
 Monday, March 18th , 2013
Studentship at Sathya Sai University is the most enviable reward a youngster with a progressive and spiritual bend of mind could ever dream of. Charged up, after enjoying their tenure at the hallowed portals, once they are ready to step...Read more
 
 
Maha Shivarathri  in Prasanthi Nilayam
 March 9th - 10th, 2013
This evening, on the eve of Maha Shivarathri, the Prasanthi Dance Group of students from SSSIHL, Prasanthi Nilayam presented a Musical Dance Presentation entitled ‘Sri Rudra Vijayam’ depicting the epochal battle between Lord Nataraja, the Eternal Cosmic Dancer and Daksha Prajapathi, son of Lord Brahma and ruler of Temple Town Varanasi, whose daughter Sati defied her father marrying Lord Shiva.....Read more
 
 
Gratitude Offering by Higher Secondary Students…
Sunday, February 17th, 2013
Reminiscence galore, rich with wonderful tales of Divine Love, marked the evening today when passing out batch of students of 10th and 12th Standard of Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, Prasanthi Nilayam assembled at the Divine Lotus Feet offering gratitude, here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more
 

Chinese New Year in Prasanthi.
Friday, February 15th, 2013
HOPING for greater insistence and practice of Filial Piety, respect and reverence for parents, hundreds of devotees from South East Asian Chinese speaking countries namely, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore assembled in Prasanthi celebrating the advent of the 4013th Lunar Chinese New Year this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam.
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Kancheepuram Parthi Yatra...

 
 

Thyagaraja Aradhana in Prasanthi Nilayam…

 

 
 
Republic day  celebrations in Prasanthi Nilayam

Saturday, January 26th, 2013
When the whole nation is busy celebrating 64th Republic Day, devotees from Delhi & NCR (National Capital Region) presented a medley of devotional and patriotic songs at Bhagawan’s Lotus Feet this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam as part of their three day Parthi Yatra.....Read more

 

 

 
 
Sathya Geeta Passes On…
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Little Sathya Geeta, Bhagawan’s pet elephant that followed the legendary Sai Geeta, breathed her last this morning at 4:30 here in Prasanthi Nilayam. The pachyderm was ailing for the last three weeks and expert specialist veterinarians from Kerala and Tamil Nadu had been brought in to treat the elephant.....Read more
 
 
SSSIHMS, Whitefield turns 12…

Monday, January 21st, 2013
Celebrating 12 years of service to humanity, Bhagawan’s ‘Bangalore Hospital’, second of  the twin Temples Of Healing instituted by Bhagawan as role model medical institutions, staff of SSSIHMS, Whitefield, Bangalore presented a programme commemorating priceless recollections of the institution’s memorable journey this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more
 

National Balvikas Convention…

 
 
 
Annual Sports & Cultural Meet tomorrow:
Thursday, January 10th, 2013
Annual Sports & Cultural Meet of Sri Sathya Sai Educational Institutions will be held at the Sri Sathya Sai Hill View Stadium tomorrow, 11 January 2o13. The programme commences at 0800 hrs.
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Prasanthi Nilayam New Year Updates, Photos Videos...
New Year in Prasanthi Nilayam is synonymous with the unique Bond Of Love between Bhagawan and His grateful students. It has been the set custom for over a decade that alumni from SSSIHL would assemble at His Lotus Feet celebrating the Bond Of Love....Read more
 
 
 
A Musical offering by Rajasthan devotees
Saturday, December 29th, 2012
Balvikas Children along with Youth from India’s largest state, from the NorthWest, Rajasthan  presented a colourful Musical Dance Drama entitled ‘Mayur Pankh’ as part of their Parthi Yatra this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more
 
 
 

Christmas in Prasanthi …

With the Christmas week arrived, Prasanthi is vibrant with a thick western populace rejoicing every single moment preparing to celebrate the holy advent in the Ultimate Divine Presence.

In Prasanthi, Christmas always adorns a special colour. There are no folks and no country, it is Western and Western Carols for Christmas that has always been the main attraction. Christmas is the when “westerners”...Read more

 
 Zone 4 & 5 of International Sai Organisation presented a cultural -Programme by the Japanese & Malaysian devotees -  Drama on human values
Saturday, November 24th, 2012
The programme commenced with devotees from Japan presenting a unique musical-dance offering on the theme ‘Blossoming Of Flower’. The programme was symbolic that each one of them, devotees, be  become a petal of love,  offering the Flower Of Love at Bhagawan’s Divine Lotus Feet..... Read more 
 
Sri Sathya Sai Baba's 87th Birthday Celebrations in Prasanthi Nilayam…
The day that is special in the history of His Story, the day that marks the advent of His Divine Advent, 23 November had a glittering outing today here in Prasanthi Nilayam. In the morning, the venue, Sai Kulwant Hall was gorgeously decorated with fresh flowers... Read more - Live Video Webcast from Prasanthi Nilayam

 

 

Diwali in Prasanthi Nilayam…

13 November 2012: Heavens rained stars in this holy township as Prasanthi celebrated the Festival Of Lights, Deepavali, with colour, pomp and gaiety.

 

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 A dazzling fire power display interspersed with music and dance marked the auspicious festive evening at the blessed Sri Sathya Sai Hill View Stadium this evening in Prasanthi Nilayam.... Read more 
 

 
Global Akhanda Bhajan Prasanthi Nilayam

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

With the theme bhajan Akhanda Jyothi Jalaao Sai Mana Mandir Mein…, praying Bhagawan to light the lamp of eternal love and wisdom, echoing in the spacious Sai Kulwant Hall, Akhanda Bhajan 2012 got off to a sublime beginning this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam.

Global Akhanda Bhajan Prasanthi Nilayam

Bhajans are on with students, both boys and girls from Prasanthi Nilayam and Anantapur Campus respectively singing in alternate turns......Read more 

 

 

Sri Sathya Sai General Hospital Turns 57…

 

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“EID MUBARAK - Happy Eid”

 

 
Vibrant UK Youth Offers Instrumental, Vocal Medley…
Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Disciplined, devoted and filled with energy and enthusiasm, youth from the United Kingdom presented a vibrant devotional evening playing instrumental and vocal offering at the Divine Lotus Feet here in Prasanthi Nilayam. Beginning with special Vedam invocation, the youth seem to have started from where they had stopped on 17 October evening, when they......Read more 
 
Scintillating Thematic Dance Offering – Indriyaarpanam
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Today, in the 6th and penultimate session of Prasanthi Vidwaan Mahasabha, Prasanthi Dance Troupe, presented a colourful dance offering entitled “Indriyaarpanam” this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam...Read more
 
Sai Naad Varshini, Offering by Music College…
Monday, October 22nd, 2012
Today, in the fifth evening of Prasanthi Vidwan Mahasabha, students from Sri Sathya Sai Music College offered a Musical Offering entitled ‘Sai Naad Varshini’, at the Sanctum Sanctorum here in Prasanthi Nilayam. The half-an-hour offering was composed of vocals and instrumentals..Read more
 
Avatarhood Declaration Day
20th Oct, 2012
 
 
Video & Photo Update: Veda Purusha Saptaha Jnana Yajna in Prasanthi-

Thursday, October 18th, 2012 -25th Oct. Live video everyday

The Seven Day ritual coinciding the Navarathri Festival, Veda Purusha Saptaha Jnana Yajna got underway in Prasanthi Nilayam this morning  in the Divine Omnipresence of Beloved Bhagawan.

Veda Purusha Saptaha Jnana Yajna

The legend has it that Dasara signifies the victory of Devas over Asuras, i.e., Righteousness over the forces of evil. The festival of Dasara....Read more

 
 
Puttaparthi Grama Seva gets underway…
Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

 
Epochal Sri Sathya Sai Grama Seva – 2012 got underway this morning in the Divine omnipresence of Beloved Bhagawan.

Commencing the Seva Yajna spanning nine days, students along with staff members from Prasanthi Nilayam, Brindavan and Muddenahalli campuses circumambulated the Sanctum Sanctorum at 0730 hrs. before proceeding to various locations for the day

Commencing the Seva Yajna spanning nine days, students along with staff members from Prasanthi Nilayam, Brindavan and Muddenahalli campuses circumambulated the Sanctum Sanctorum at 0730 hrs. before proceeding to various locations for the day.....Read more

 

Sai Anandam, a Musical Presentation from UK - Thursday, October 11th, 2012
Bhagawan Who loves music, Who is verily Nada Brahmam Himself, was treated with a scintillating musical feast this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam.

As a part of the national initiative by the UK Sathya Sai Organisations, inspiring devotees to focus on Bhagawan’s ideals and teachings, a group of 46 devotees are currently in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more

 

Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand Parthi Teertha Yatra…

Monday, October 8th, 2012
Over 1100 devotees from the North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have arrived the Holy Abode on a Parthi Teertha Yatra for four days. As part of the pilgrimage, Youth from the State would offer a compilation of Sai Sufi Quawwali tormorrow evening at the Sanctum Sanctorum. This evening devotees from the state are scheduled to take to the main street outside the Ashram precincts conducting a grand Shobha Yatra. - Youth from twin North Indian States of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand presented a vibrant ‘Sufi Musical’ offering this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam. The programme was organized as part of a 4-day Parthi Teerth Yatra.....Read more

 

 

Maha Sahasra Kalashabhishekam for Universal Peace and Prosperity…
September 26th, 2012
Morning Glory for the day was enhanced manifold with the auspicious offering of Maha Sahasra Kalashabhishekam at Bhagawan’s Divine Lotus Feet this morning here n Prasanthi Nilayam...Read more
 
Ganesh Chaturthi 2012 in Prasanthi Nilayam…
September 19th, 2012

 
Today is auspicious Vinayaka Chaturthi, symbolising the birth of elephant-headed God, Lord Ganesha, Son of Divine Parents, Lord Shiva and Mother Parvathi. Ganesh Chaturthi is festival that received its fullest dues over the years in the most inspiring physical presence of Beloved Bhagawan. Keeping those golden...Read more
 
Video Projection Systems dedicated to Bhagawan…
Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

 
On the auspicious occasion of the 40th anniversary of Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust, a newly installed Video Projection System has been dedicated at Bhagawan’s Divine Lotus Feet in a function held this morning here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more
 

Onam 2012 celebrations begin tomrrow…

As part three days of Onam 2012 celebrations, a musical offering entitled Vaadya Sangeetam by Kuzhalmannam Ramakrishnan of Guiness fame will be held tomorrow evening in the Divine omnipresence of Beloved Bhagawan.

He is the recipient of four Guiness Record Winning Certificates for his feats on Mridangam (South Indian Percussion Instrument), latest being in 2009 for 501 hours Hand-drum marathon.

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Vidya Vahini reaches new milestones…
Saturday, August 25th, 2012


If Vidya Vahini is Bhagawan’s solution to the present times in the field of education, marred with erosion in values, the world can breathe a sigh of relief as the expanse of Vidya Vahini is ever expanding bringing in steady progress in the field, as was previsioned by Bhagawan.
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Prasanthi echoes Ramadan Mubarak… & Gratitude Galore From Team Radio Sai…

 August 19th - 20th, 2012

Celebrating the grand culmination of the holy month of Ramadan and the advent of the new month,

Eid-Ul-Fitr, postgraduate students of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prasanthi Nilayam gave a comprehensive presentation this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more

 
Independence Day in Prasanthi Nilayam
Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Mother India’s patriotic refrain ‘Vande Mataram’ resounded in Prasanthi Nilayam this evening when the II Year Post Graduate students presented a patriotic drama entitled Bharatiya Samskruti Atma Samskruti on the occasion of 66th National Independence Day here in Prasanthi Nilayam.
 

The 85 minute presentation in 12 episodes was based on the theme, as the title goes, ‘Freedom Of The Soul’ as the key for real freedom, as preached by legendary Swami Vivekananda. ...Read more

 
Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Friday, August 10th, 2012
Devotees from Visakhapatanam district of Andhra Pradesh staged a Musical Dance Drama entitled “Sai Krishnaya Charanam Namo Namah” on this Sri Krishna Janmashtami evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam. At the outset, the district president of SSSSO, Visakhapatanam gave an overview of the activities of the Organisation in the district.

The presentation was based on the theme, drawing similarities between the two Avatars, Bhagawan Sri Krishna and Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai. Interspersed....Read more
 

 

Russian Choir Warms The Heart… - An Arabic Music Garland in Prasanthi Nilayam - Sangeeta Vibhavari, a Mehboobnagar Musical Offering...

Over 120 devotees from various Russian speaking countries including Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Armenia, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan presented a Choir with 11 songs and Bhajans this evening in Prasanthi Nilayam...Read more
 
An Odisha Evening In The Divine Presence…

Thursday, July 5th, 2012
Continuing from where they had stopped in the morning, with their devotional exhibition touching the peak, devotees from the State of Odisha presented an encore of their cultural display at the Sanctum Sanctorum this evening in Prasanthi Nilayam....Read more

 
 
 Guru Poornima Celebrations in Prasanthi Nilayam - Photos & Video : Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The Guru Purnima Celebrations came to a grand conclusion with a concert by Malladi brothers who have become a mainstay in Prasanthi Nilayam during the Guru Purnima festivity till 2007. Commencing with Rama Nannu Brovara, they

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differed from their practice over the last year of repeating old favourites and performed many more new songs this time including Brahma Jnana Pradayaka, Sathya Sai Deva and Bangara Cherunuvu. However the highlight of the programme was the absolute fault less rendition of the...Read more

 
 
Colourful Ashadi Morning…
Saturday, June 30th, 2012
Celebrating auspicious Ashadi Ekadashi, devotees from Maharashtra & Goa presented a colourful morning studded with Dindi Procession, Ganapathi Dance and a Dance Drama entitled Master The Mind Be A Master Mind, today in Prasanthi Nilayam....read more
 

Ganesha Idol Installed…
Friday, June 29th, 2012
The Gopuram gate entrance got an enhancement par excellence when a statue of Lord Ganesha was Ganesha Idol Installed…installed this morning welcoming the devotees to Prasanthi Nilayam.  The rituals started at 1900 hrs. last evening, the 28th of June 2012. After the Kalasa Stapana, a variety of Homams including the Sthala Shudhi Homam, Navagraha Homam, Ganapathi Homam etc., were performed. The idol and the kalasa which will adorn the top of the shrine were then immersed in sacred water before being installed in their sanctified positions. At 0530 hrs., to the sounds of Panchavadyam and Vedic invocations, the veil was removed and devotees assembled were advised  to have Darshan of the Lord through a mirror placed...read more

 
 
An event filled day beckons - 53rd anniversary of the mediation tree
Thursday, June 28th, 2012
29th June 2012, the 53rd anniversary of the mediation tree will also witness another epochal event. The Lord Ganesha who witnessed scores of interactions between Bhagawan and His devotees from the  coveted spot directly behind His throne will now welcome devotees who enter through the Gopuram gate, with a friendly familiar glance to the long timers and a warm smile welcoming the new pilgrims.

Meditation-Tree-puttaparthi-sari-sathya-sai-babaThe idol will be installed at 0530 hrs in the morning. Later at 0945hrs after the Mangala Arati in Sai Kulwant Hall, there will be a special function at the Vata Vruksham or Meditation tree. Read more about it here.

The tree stands on the road leading to the Administrative block of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning and the Sanathana Samskruti Museum.

Additionally a new side gate has been introduced next to the existing Ganesh gate opposite Chitravati road which will be operational from 0815hrs for the convenience of devotees who exit Ashram by foot.

Also, the mandir timings will revert to the traditional hours of 1630hrs to 1800hrs from the summer timings of 1700hrs to 1830hrs from tomorrow.

 

 
 
Prasanthi This Week - Mini Book Stall - Oman Dance Programme…
Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 - 24th June
Facilitating additional service, selling books and audio visual items, a mini Book Stall was opened next to the South Indian Canteen coupon counter, between West 2-3 blocks, on Thursday, 21st June in Prasanthi Nilayam....read more.
 
Prasanthi this Week
Friday, June 15th, 2012
Prasanthi Nilayam, the Global Township, as always balanced the ancient with the modern this week with two note worthy events. The Gopuram Gate has now been thrown open for devotees during the Darshan time in Sai Kulwant Hall in the mornings and evenings. The Gopuram was built by devoted hands in the South Indian style of temple architecture.

GOPURAM GATE IN PUTTAPARTHI OPENED FOR PUBLIC IN PRASANTHI NILAYAM

The imposing and inspiring structure was inaugurated by Bhagawan on 18th November 1975, during the 50th Birthday celebrations. In 2010, the Kalasams, which form the finials of the Gopuram, were blessed by Bhagawan once again after they were polished in time for the 85th Birthday Celebrations.....continue reading

 

Summer Course from tomorrow - Valedictory Of Summer Course 2012
Thursday, June 7th, 2012 - Sunday, June 10th, 2012
This year’s summer course on Indian Culture and Spirituality is set to begin tomorrow morning at 0830hrs at Poornachandra Auditorium with Vedic Invocation. The 3 day conference will be attended by students of the Anantapur, Brindavan, Muddenhalli and Prasanthi Nilayam campuses of the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (Deemed Universtiy).

The conference will include talks by learned speakers, video presentations, study circles, quiz sessions, sharing of experiences and cultural programmes. While the students of the Brindavan campus will present a music programme on Friday, the Anantapur campus will have the honour on Saturday.

Sunday, June 10th, 201: The three day Summer Course in Indian Culture and Spirituality concluded with the pre-lunch final session held this morning. The programme for this morning commenced at 0830 hrs. with Vedic chanting. The first talk for the morning was delivered by Sri Amey Deshpande, Doctoral Research Scholar, Dept. of Management Studies on the subject Sai Avatar – The Fountain Head of Indian Culture and Spirituality followed by a talk by Dr. T. Ravi Kumar, Associate Prof., Department of Chemistry on the subject Indian Culture and Spirituality – Insights from the life of Bhagawan Baba. A short video presentation on Bhagawan followed before the resumption of the talk with Dr. Ms. PL Rani, Asst. Prof., Dept. of English Language & Literature speaking on the theme Eightfold Path of Patanjali Yoga Sutra and the Sri Sathya Sai System of Integral Education followed by talks delivered by two Alumni on An Ideal Sai Student and his/her role in Society. A presentation on select Summer Course Divine Discourses followed before the valedictory talk delivered by Dr. (Ms.) TR Rajeshwari, Associate Professor with Dept. of Commerce.

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Sathya Sai Institutions embark on a New Academic Year…

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Fresh and refreshed, students of Sri Sathya Sai Institutions from all the three existing campuses, Prasanthi Nilayam, Brindavan and Anantapur along with the newly approved fourth campus at Muddenahalli are geared up to begin the new academic year tomorrow, 1st June 2012. Existing students as well as freshers have already arrived at Prasanthi Nilayam and other campuses and would be joining respective hostels by this evening. Students of the Higher Secondary wing are also enrolling to hostels today, except for the 1st Standard, to which the selection procedure is scheduled during the ensuing week.

Today, being the last day of the academic year, Prasanthi had good turnout of devotees, filing past the Sanctum Sanctorum. Today, also being the final day of Odisha Sevadal duty, Sevadals from the State assembled at the Poornachandra Auditorium, where senior officials from the Ashram addressed the assembly. At the end of the meeting Prasadam was distributed to the entire group of Sevadals. New batch of Sevadals from the State of Uttar Pradesh took over the Prasanthi Duty for the next fortnight.

Being Thursday, this evening bhajans ended with Bhagawan’s melodious singing…”Bhava Bhaya Harana Vandita Charana…”.

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Sangeetha Vibhavari by Ranga Reddy District
Saturday, May 19th, 2012
Over 1100 devotees from Ranga Reddy District arrived on a Pavitra Parthi Yatra (sacred pilgrimage to Prasanthi Nilayam) last evening. They conducted a group prayer of 
 

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Lalita Sahasranama Parayanam this morning at 1100 hrs and a Satsangam (Spiritual gathering) at at 1445hrs were they listened to a renowned orator before discussing various topics....continue reading

 
 
Buddha Purnima Celebrations - May 2012
The evening session of Buddha Purnima Celebrations commenced with Vedas by devotees from Zone 5 led by the Japanese delegation who have impressed Bhagawan on various occasions with their diligent learning of the Vedas....continue reading
Easwaramma Day 2012
"...Bhagawan has often been heard to tell the words, “Do I need to invite you to your own mother’s house?” There is no power as magnetic as Mother’s love. No wonder then that thousands thronged the Easwaramma – Pedda Venkama Raju Samadhi Mandir this morning on the holy occasion of Easwaramma day...continue reading
 

Aradhana Mahotsavam begins…

 
Three-day Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam, commemorating the ascent of the Avatar from the physical plane, commenced this morning  amid heartfelt remembrance of the enchanting Lord Who walked the Prasanthi soil for over eight decades.

Proceedings for the morning began with an introductory talk by University Controller Of Examinations Sri S. Rangarajan who dwelled on the difficult phase of accepting the reality of His changing over from the physical to the omnipresent all-pervading reality. C

alling the year gone by a tough one, challenging His devotees to refocus on His subtler dimensions of eternal existence, Sri Rangarajan invited the speakers for the colloquium on the theme “Experiencing the Divine – From the Form to the Formless”. The speakers were Dr. Samuel Sandweiss, a familiar name among Sai fraternity, a long-time time devotee, eminent practising psychiatrist from San Diego, California, USA and Swami Suddhananda Giri of Yogoda Satsanga Society, founded by revered Sri Sri Paramahamsa Yogananda.

Dr. Samuel Sandweiss, elucidating on the theme, spoke on the subject based on facts of his own experience with Bhagawan spanning over four decades. Experiencing Divinity from form...continue reading

 
Saturday, April 14th, 2012
Today is Vishu -  Kerala New Year. In the state that is popularly known as ‘God’s Own Country’, the start of the Zodiac New Year, when the Sun enters into Ashwini star, is celebrated as Vishu. The day is celebrated with great pomp and joy and  it is believed that the first sight of the morning is an indication of the prospect for the whole of the new year and hence the significance of auspicious sight or Vishukkani… Over the years, devotees from the state had the unparalleled celestial boon of celebrating the New Year in the holy precincts of Prasanthi Nilayam, with Bhagawan amidst them, granting mighty the heavenly ‘auspicious sight’, Divine Darshan!»» »Read more
 
 

Sri Rama Navami…

One Who delights is Ram and every individual should become Ram, echoed Bhagawan’s voice as an audio of an erstwhile Divine Discourse was played celebrating auspicious Sri Rama Navami this morning in Prasanthi Nilayam.»» »Read more

 

 

‘Thank You for the memories’, cried out Brindavan
Sunday, March 25th, 2012

That scintillating smile, those endearing eyes, that enchanting gait, those beckoning fingers, those wonderful memories, sighed the students. On the anniversary of His final public Darshan, thus far…, the students of the the Brindavan campus of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning conveyed their gratitude to their Mother Sai through talks, dances and songs.»» »Read more
 
Telugu New Year, Ugadi, in Prasanthi Nilayam
Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Celebrating Telugu New Year, Ugadi, Prasanthi listened to the profound words of Wisdom of The Avatar of The Age, Beloved Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, as an audio recording»» »Read more
 
Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam:
Programme for 23rd-25th April 2012 in Prasanthi Nilayam »» »Read more:
 
Bhoomi Puja of New Buildings of SSSIHL
Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
Amidst chanting of Vedas and singing of Bhajans by the men students, invoking the Divine presence of Bhagawan, the Bhoomi Pooja for an Extension Building at the Prasanthi Nilayam Campus of the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning  was conducted on the morning of 17th March, 2012. Senior officials including the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sashidhara Prasad abd former Vice Chancellor and Senior Trust official Sri SV Giri, former Vice Chancellor Prof. Vishwanath Pandit etc. were present during the occasion along with other officials from the Institute..»» »Read more

 

 

Prasanthi Nilayam PG students offer their gratitude

 

The group christened “Shaurya” by Bhagawan way back in their undergraduate days was multi-talented and utilised the opportunity to display the various facets of their talent with the sole objective of making Bhagawan happy. The programme included  an audio clipping of Bhagawan where He speaks about students and Hostel life. The students concluded the programme with the song, ‘Humko Tumse Pyar Kitna’.»» »Read more
 
Offering Of Gratitude by Students...
Thursday, March 15th, 2012
 
Offering gratitude, passing out batches of students from Sri Sathya Sai Mirpuri College of Music and undergraduate students from SSSIHL, Prasanthi Nilayam Campus presented a Musical Offering interspersed with words of love n’ gratitude this evening in Prasanthi Nilayam in the Divine Presence of Beloved Bhagawan»» »Read more
 

Holi – The Festival Of Colours…

Musical Concert on the Holi evening - Prasanthi Nilayam - Holi hey…echoed Dr. Krishna Kumar Mishra…
 Friday, March 9th, 2012 

Singing aloud with voice ecstatic “Holi Hey!” accomplished Hindustani vocalist Dr. Krishna Kumar Mishra & troupe presented a vibrant Holi evening today on the second and final day of the Holi celebrations in the Divine Abode here in Prasanthi Nilayam.

Singing for an hour presenting eight compositions that included that of Kabir Das and Tulsi Das, Dr. Mishra concluded with a Bhojpuri folk number that rose the tempo matching with the holistic excitement of the boisterous festivity.....»» »Read more with new Holi photos

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Today is Holi, one of the most boisterous and colourful festival of India, often celebrated with pompous joy, zeal and enthusiasm.

The festivity has been a permanent feature in the Prasanthi Festive Calendar ever since year 2005 when Bhagawan graciously consented the twin states, Bihar & Jharkhand to celebrate the festivity in His immediate Divine Presence.....»» »Read more

 

Gratitude Programme by Anantapur Students

Outgoing students of Under Graduate, Post Graduate, B.Ed and M Phil of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Anantapur Campus arrived in Prasanthi Nilayam to seek blessings of Bhagawan before their final exams.

 

The 45 minute programme consisted of songs interspersed with commentary, poems , experiences and expressions of gratitude to Bhagawan.The rendering was in English, Hindi and... read more »

 

Vaudevillian programme by Adilabad

Devotees from Adilabad provided a unique variety show in Sai Kulwant Hall today including Dances, Burra Katha, Hari Katha, Poetry, Talks, Video Clippings and Songs. 

A small girl anthropomorphising Adilabad started the programme... read more »

 
 

Adilabad Parthi Yatra

A large contingent of devotees from Adilabad have arrived in Prasanthi Nilayam today. They held a massive procession this evening featuring folk dances, ritual rallies and effervescent fireworks throwing the temple town into a mood of gaiety and celebration. The group will be hosting cultural programmes over the next two days in Sai Kulwant Hall.

 

Dance Programme by Students - Prasanthi news
Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

The Post Graduate Students of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prasanthi Nilayam campus presented a dance programme entitled, ‘Shivoham’.

They started the programme with a choreography to the words of Sri Rudraprasnah Laghunyasah followed by Shiva Panchakshari Mantra interspersed with select Anuvakas of Sri Rudram. The objective of the programme was to describe through dance how the potential energy of Shiva directed inwards...>>continue reading

 

His Story: Audio Book Released: Bhagawan Himself had narrated in some of His divine discourses a few incidents from His childhood revealing His Avataric Mission even at that tender age. “His Story” is a compilation of some narrations culled from His discourses. The book is now available as an Audio Book for your listening pleasure....>>continue reading

 
 

Gratitude Offerings by Higher Secondary Children…

A Gratitude Programme by the twin passing out batches of Sri Sathya Sai Higher Seconday School, Prasanthi Nilayam this evening marked the beginning of the Gratitude Series for the year 2012 in Prasanthi Nilayam. This evening’s presentation was by the students of 10th and 12th standards scheduled to appear for the Board Examinations in March...>>...continue reading

 

Maha Shivarathri in Prasanthi Nilayam…

Today is auspicious Maha Shivarathri, the Great Night Of Lord Shiva! Engulfed with euphoric feeling of golden days in the past, of the times with Beloved Bhagawan Who is verily Shiva-Shakthi incarnated, Prasanthi turned resplendent this morning charged with Divine vibrations as the day dawned in this holy township....continue reading

 
 
 

Carnatic Concert and Dance Ballet - Cultural Programme by Hyderabad and National Convention of Sai Schools

 

Sunday, February 19th, 2012 - The second day of the Hyderabad youth Parthi yatra witnessed a classical carnatic vocal concert by Dr. Panthula Rama, popular as ‘Nightingale of Andhra’, accompanied by Sri M.S.N. Murthy on Violin and Sri Nemani Somayajulu on Mridangam.

  Starting her concert with Siva Siva Siva Enaraya and Bhaja Re Manasa, she went on sing many popular numbers including Navaneetha Chora Devaki Vasudeva Nandana and Leela Nataka Sai.... continue reading

 

Saturday, February 18, 2012  - Over 1200 Youth from Hyderabad presented a cultural bouquet in Sai Kulwant Hall this evening. The programme started with an hour of devotional singing entitled “Sri Sathya Sai Naadha Neerajanam” by the Sivam Bhajan Group.

 This was followed by a dance presentation by students of Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Vihar – Hyderabad representing the various Indian Folk Dances. This included the Chekka Bhajana of Andhra Pradesh, the Garbha of Gujarat, Kalbelia of Rajasthan, Cheraw Dance of Mizoram and an integrated Peacock dance.... continue reading

 

Burra Katha Presentation and Parthi Yatras

Alumni of the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, ably guided by their Guru Sri M. Krishna Bhaskar, who have frequently performed the Burra Katha in Bhagawan’s Divine presence, presented an encore of the ‘Shiva Parvathi Kalyanam’ today to commence the Sivaratri Festivities in Prasanthi Nilayam. Click here for the link to the previous occasion on which the trio performed the same theme in the Divine Presence.

The trio Sri Prabakar, Sri Aravind Sai and Sri Raghu Ram were ably supported by Sri Sai Dutt on the Mridangam, Sri Neelakantan on the Flute, Sri Sai Prakash on the Sitar, Sri Yaman on the Violin, Sri Nishit Shah on the Harmonium, Sri Shailesh Srivatsava .. continue reading

|| Samastha Lokaaha Sukhino Bhavanthu ||        
 

 

TN Pilgrimage to Prasanthi -Telugu Drama by Ooty - Thyagaraja Aradhana by TN Devotees

 

Over thousand devotees from Tamil Nadu are arriving in Prasanthi Nilayam in two contingents in the next two days to pay obeisance to Bhagawan.

The second contingent of 700 devotees, balvikas children, parents and gurus from the districts of Chennai Metro ( South ), Coimbatore, Vellore and Tiruppur districts of Tamil Nadu arrived at Prasanthi Nilayam this morning.

 
 

The Pancharatna Krithis (five of the most outstanding compositions) of Saint Thyagaraja were performed by eminent Vidwans and Vidhushis led by Sri. Trichur Ramachandran (Padma Bhushan Awardee).

They started the concert by paying obeisance to Lord Ganesha with the kirti, ‘Sri Ganapatini’ in Saurashtram ragam and Adi Talam. As per tradition they next paid respects to the Guru with the composition ‘Guruleka’ in raga Gaurimanohari and tala Khanda Chapu....continue reading with new images from today

 

|| Samastha Lokaaha Sukhino Bhavanthu ||        
 
 

Republic Day Concert by Delhi Mahila Youth - Prasanthi Pilgrimage of Delhi Youth 2012
Thursday, January 26th, 2012
- 29th Jan.

Even as India looked towards Delhi to salute the President of India on the National Republic Day, delegates from Delhi made a pilgrimage to Prasanthi Nilayam to pay homage to the President of the Heart, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. It was an extremely pleasant programme

       

 with a great compilation of popular songs in praise of Mother India and Mother Sai. The programme spread across all genres from Carnatic to Hindustani, from Light music to Qawwali and from Sufi to Patriotic..... continue reading with todays's photos
 

|| Samastha Lokaaha Sukhino Bhavanthu ||  
|| Samastha Lokaaha Sukhino Bhavanthu || 
      
 

Chinese New Year in Prasanthi Nilayam
Holy Buddhist Chants…

Monday, January 23rd, 2012
 

Celebrating the commencement of 4012th Lunar Chinese New Year, 36 High Lamas of Tibetan Order from Sera Jhe Monastery

in Mysore joined by hundreds of devotees from various countries, including westerners, presented a Buddhist devotional evening today here in Prasanthi Nilayam.... continue reading with todays's photos

 

 

Buddha Story Retold by Prasanthi Nilayam Campus…
Sunday, January 15th, 2012
 

Illustrious story of Buddha as told and retold by Bhagawan many a time through His Divine discourses over the years was the theme of the presentation entitled “Gautam Buddha”, by the Prasanthi Nilayam Campus of SSSIHL this evening on the final day of Sports & Cultural Festival in Prasanthi Nilayam.

The presentation sought to take the audience to a journey through the life of prince born Siddharth to the enlightened Master Gautam Buddha showing highlights from his illustrious life in a nutshell....continue reading with todays's photos
 

 

 

Music College and Anantapur Programme

The fourth day of Annual Sports and Cultural Festival was a musical treat in Prasanthi Nilayam. Senior students from the Sri Sathya Sai Mirpuri College of Music commenced with ‘Sri Ganapathi Nee Sevimpa’.

Music College and Anantapur Programme

They performed many Thyagaraja Pancharatna Kirtis including Jagadanandakaraka, sahasinche oh manasa, upacharamulanu chekonavayya and a Hindustani number, ” Japath Prabhu Ramachandra” before concluding auspiciously with the “Jaya Mangalam, Nitya Shuba Mangalam”...continue reading with todays's photos

 
 

Annual Sports & Cultural Meet gets underway …

The Annual Sports & Cultural Meet 2012 of Sri Sathya Sai Educational Institutions began with a march past of the students of Sri Sathya Sai Educational Institutions this morning. Earlier at 0800 hrs., Bhagawan was symbolically ushered in the stadium.

 
A convertible bearing the photograph of Bhagawan was escorted by motor bike riders, brass band of Prasanthi Nilayam and Anantapur Campus and the flag march squad. There were two performances for the morning session. To begin with, the Prasanthi Nilayam...read more with today's photos and videos
 
Presentation by Children from Australia
Monday, January 9th, 2012
Children from Australia presented a music programme and skit entitled “Australia Dreaming”. The theme of the programme is to show the unity between the rich and ancient aboriginal culture of Australia and the timeless teachings of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba.

The programme started with an introductory talk by Ms Sheila Nagaratnam who narrated the backdrop of the pilgrimage and Bhagawan’s instructions to her on an interview many years ago....read more with today's photos

 

Balvikas Conference Begins - Balvikas Group III and Alumni Meet

The second day of the conference of the All India Sri Sathya Sai Bal Vikas Group III and Sri Sathya Sai Bal Vikas Alumni programme, commenced at 10:23 am at Poornachandra Hall, Prasanthi Nilayam. After the inspiring address by Sri Keki Mistry, Ms.Yunita Pandey and Ms.Shrunkala narrated to the assembled delegates how Bal Vikas helped them in their lives.

Balvikas Conference Begins - Balvikas Group III and Alumni Meet

Thereafter, two melodius group theme songs, Antar Jyoti jalao man me and Sai the Lord of our heart, were presented by the delegates. Dr. Shashank Shah of the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning spoke about ten-point  programme for spiritual growth...continue reading with today's photos

 
 
Celebrating The Love Of A Thousand Mother…
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
 
"...The programme for the evening commenced at 1715 hrs., with offerings and salutations at Multifaceted Sai, Who has been invariably donning different roles, as Father, Mother, Friend, Guru and God for the students....continue reading with today's photos
 

Yet another Bond of Love as Alumni assembled in Prasanthi

The Story of “The Eternal Bond of Love” that was on display on the New Year Eve, with the Primary School Alumni paying their offerings,  crossed over to the next day with the senior folks, alumni from Sri Sathya Sai Educational Institutions, celebrating The New Year in the Divine Presence this evening in Prasanthi Nilayam.

Assembled in hundreds the alumni echoed, “Bhagawan! Our life is nothing, but full of Your Stories”, opening the floodgates of their Love Tale with their Swami painting the evening with their rich experiences at His Lotus Feet....read more with images from today's event

 

Scintillating Band Display On New Year Morning…

After two days of depression owing to tropical cyclonic storm Thane, Prasanthi woke up on the New Year morning with bright luminous Sun revisiting the township spreading warmth all around.

Spicing up the occasion, illustrious Brass Band from Prasanthi Nilayam played some scintillating tunes rejoicing on the Advent of the New Year....read more with images from today

 
 
 


|| Samastha Lokaaha Sukhino Bhavanthu || 
       
 

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