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Press Release by Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust

September 09, 2016


Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations – India,  introduces series of Mega Initiatives, touching lakhs of people annually

Initiatives aimed at benefitting local residents and tourists in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand with much needed facilities


Dehradun/Rishikesh/ Hyderabad, 9th September 2016 – The Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations India (SSSSO India) – a multi cultural international spiritual service organisation from Prasanthi Nilayam, Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh today announced three initiatives which will be launched in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. These initiatives will be inaugurated during a 3 day event starting from 9th September 2016.

 Our Correspondent from Rishikesh writes:

The 1st day of the event started with a procession of the volunteers to the Mandir followed by the inauguration of ‘Sri Sathya Sai Library’ which is open for all including students, tourists and local residents. The inauguration was done by Sri Nimish Pandya, All India President, SSSSO India. This Modern Library is well equipped with reading rooms catering to the needs of thousands of visiting devotees. The library is a storehouse of knowledge with authentic Sai literature along with other spiritual literature offers over 2000 Books to the readers.

The day witnessed assortment of programmes arranged at the Ghat like the Veda Chanting led by Shri K R Vedanarayan, Sanskrit Teacher, Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, Prasanthi Nilayam (Puttaparthy) along with the Veda Chanters from various states of India. Sri Vedanarayan and team of Vedic Pundits also conducted the Maha Ganapati Homam. While following the principle of selfless giving, the Sathya Sai Organization also conducted Vastra Daanam and Narayana Seva serving the poor people.

The second half of the day witnessed the inauguration of ‘Shri Sathya Sai Annapurna Hall’ by Mr. Ravish Khanna, Convenor, Sri Sathya Sai Trust, Uttar Pradesh/ Uttarakhand and the North Prashanthi  Mandir at Laxman Jhulla, Tapovan, Rishikesh.  The audience were enthralled to witness the performances of the young students of the Sri Sathya Sai School who performed a play titled “MAA GANGA” followed by the presentation “SWARANJALI” given by the Haryana and Chandigarh state volunteers of Sri Sathya Sai Seva Orgnaization. The event ended with the Ganga and Sathya Sai Aarthi leaving the audience entranced by the hymns.

Speaking on the occasion, Sri  Nimish Pandya, All India President, SSSSO India said, “We feel privileged to extend our services to the sacred land of Rishikesh. Through the initiative like ‘Sri Sathya Sai Library’, we aim to ensure that everyone especially the younger generation get an opportunity to connect to the rich culture and spiritual knowledge of India. We hope that a large number of people of Uttarakhand would be benefitted by various service activities which Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations India has been doing in the state.”

The next two days of the event will witness the inauguration of the ‘Sri Satya Sai Ghat’ by the Honorable Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Harish Rawat along with the launch of Satya Sai Sankeertan Sammelan and inauguration of the Satya Sai Vedic Learning Centre in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.



Public Relations Office

Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust
Prasanthi Nilayam 515134
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Jai Sai Ram!