A group of 86 electronic and print media personnel, representing all prominent news papers and channels with a few professionals from Kerala, referred to as “ God’s Own Country” visited the residential abode of the Lord, ” Prasanthi Nilayam” on their sojourn from 23rd to 25th Jan 2015.
This is the second annual Parti Yatra, organized in succession by the ever inquisitive media men and women from Keralam.
On 23rd Jan, upon their landing, Prof. Anilkumar welcomed them, briefing the transformation of an unknown prehistoric hamlet Puttaparthi, into a renowned Prasanthi Nilayam in a short period by a Divine Human Avatar, Sri Sathya Sai Baba.
On 24th Jan, Sri.R J Rathnakar, Trustee, Sri.GSRCV Prasad Rao, Secretary of Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust and Prof G Venkatraman had the pleasure of interacting with the visiting team and presented the ‘message’ of Bhagwan Baba to this secular universe, with interesting anecdotes from HIS LIFE.
Later, the Yatriks visited the Super Speciality Hospital at Prasanthigram, adored as the ‘Temple of Healing’ and admired the exceptional medical services provided to the patients, from various parts of our country and neighbouring countries, totally free of any charges. The Director of the Hospital made a memorable video presentation of the hospital from its conception by Bhagwan Baba in the interest of the humanity.
Yet another standing example to the Governments and philanthropists, are the educational institutions erected by Bhagwan. The guests enjoyed with rapt attention the uniqueness of these institutions as detailed by the Registrar of the University-Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning-and expressed their awe, after comparing them with other institutions elsewhere.In the evening, the visitors witnessed the video presentation, titled “His Story”, depicting the life of Bhagwan Baba from His childhood, which is, by itself His message of Love and Service to the society.
On 25th Jan, the media-men were enthralled by their living experiences, shared by the three alumni with Bhagwan Baba . The valediction held in the presence of Sri.K.Chakravarthy, Trustee of the Central Trust, turned out to be a grateful occasion for the guests from the media industry to express their admiration, wonder and surprise-“if every state would have only one organization, in the model of what Bhagwan Baba had developed, they can easily replace the existing Governments” –an observation by a media functionary was the culminating touch of their joyous experience of three days.