KRISHNA JANMASHTAMI CELEBRATIONS (Morning Session)
Prasanthi Nilayam celebrated auspicious advent of Bhagawan Sri Krishna, Sri Krishna Janmashtami, this morning marked with traditional festive fervour. Commencing the proceedings percussion band from the Prasanthi Nilayam campus of SSSIHL played a couple that was followed by serenading The Lord with hymns and devotionals. Krishnashtakam, Gopalaka Pahimam..., Chinni Krishna Muraleedhara... were some of the numbers. A beautiful dance offering depicting the 'bond of love' between The Lord and His devotee turned out to be the soul-stirring attraction of the morning, that clearly stood out with its poignant theme coupled with immaculate enacting. Traditional Gokulam procession of Bhagawan's mute children from Sri Sathya Sai Gokulam arrived the Mandir at 0915 hrs and were welcomed with Sai-Love. Senior officials served the special guests with fruits, milk, etc.