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Press Release by Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust

November 23, 2013

BHAGAWAN’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS (Sixth day of Birthday week celebrations)

The proceedings began at 0800 hrs. with Veda chanting. Students took over singing the.. glory of Sri Sathya Sai spelling their love out for their Beloved Swami... Singing a song of His Avataric glory, "Manushini Madahavunicheya Mahine Swargamukamacha...", the students followed singing a song of Unity, "Aao Sab Milkar Gaao...". A Carnatic song comprising compiled padyams of Bhagawan followed by a video presentation on the epochal 50th Birthday celebrations came next before the final song, the eternal song of love, "Hum Ko Tumsey Pyaar Kithna...".

 Dr (Mrs) Killi Kruparani ,Union Minister for Communications and Technology then relwased  the commemorative stamp on Baba by Dept Of Posts (India Post).as well as the first day cover  The , Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust. Annual Report of the activities of Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust was then released by the Minister, who handed them over to the Trustee , Sri TKK Bhagavat  .. Andhra Pradesh ministers Sri Raghuveera Reddy and Ms J Geeta Reddy were also present on the occasion.

Sri SS Naganand, Trust Member, SSSCT then summarised the highlights of the Annual Report of SSSCT. Deliberating on the activities of Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust in the areas of Medicare, Educare and Sociocare Sri Naganand also announced the partial commissioning of the ongoing extended water project scheme.

Chief Guest for the occasion Union Minister Dr Killi Kruparani then addressed the audience . Hailing Baba as an Inexhaustible Reservoir of Love,, Minister Kruparani expressed her gratitude to Bhagawan for her great good fortune of being associated with the momentous historic occasion of the release of the stamp.. In her power-packed speech the minister quoted Baba intermittently, highly appreciating the activities taken up by the Central Trust in the Name of Baba.

It was time for Baba's  Discourse. Baba's discourse revolved around the Supreme Truth of actual experience and the hidden  reality...actual Truth. Spirituality is all about looking inward while science is about looking outward, said Baba adding that external vision cannot fathom actual reality called Truth. Speaking about His Truth in no uncertain terms, with greater emphasis Baba promised the re-establishment of Vedic culture in the near future. Baba ended His Divine discourse with the bhajan "Madhuvana Sanchaari..."

Band troupes from Prasanthi Anantapur, Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, both boys and girls, Prasanthi Nilayam campus played short-solo-tunes before boys burst into bhajans. Even as bhajans continued boys and girls made a beeline to the Sanctum Sanctorum offering Birthday Day Cake to Beloved Swami.

Prasadam was distributed to the entire assemblage and Mangala Arathi was offered at 1110 hrs. On the special occasion, free food was served to all devotees in special shamiana behind the North Block of Prasanthi Nilayam.

Media Coordinator
Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust
Prasanthi Nilayam

Jai Sai Ram!