News Update from Dharmakshetra - November 2015
Talk by Brother Ashwin Venkateshwaran on 29th November 2015 at Dharmakshetra as part of 90th Birthday celebrations.
Brother Ashwin Venkateshwaran has been with Swami all through out his life, right from Ooty School to Post Graduation & now working in Swami's Super Hospital at Brindavan. He had been several times to Kodai Kanal with Swami & spoken on umpteen number of times in Sai Kulwant Hall. He is also Mandir Bhajan Singer. Hear his close experiences with Bhagawan ......
Walk for Vaues in Mumbai - Gujarat Samachar Mumbai Newspaper on Pg 03 dated 29th November 2015
Appeared in Navbharat (Plus) Mumbai Page 02 on 1st December 2015
E-invite - Musical Divine Journey with Suchismita Mahanty
AUM SRI SAI RAM
91 Amrit Kalash distributed by Borivali Samithi
91 AMRIT KALASH (consisting of nine items of daily use like Rice , Tur dal etc ) were distributed on 23rd Nov 2015 on occasion of BABA's 90th birthday at Gorai slum, Borivali (W) where most ragpickers reside
Samarpan - Talk by Brother Ashwin Venkateshwaran - 29th November 2015 - Dhyarmakshetra
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below to view the photos
Launch of Girl Child Project 28.11.2015 @ Borgaon Schools
On 1st Nov 2015, 36 Mahilas of Mulund Samithi met and desired to provide sanitary napkins to underprivileged adivasi school girls of our adopted village schools at Borgaon. These schools were chosen since they are already introduced to SSS Vidya Vahini since Mar 2014. It was decided to extend SSS Mother & Childcare to the same children. Ladies pooled in funds immediately so as to commence the project in Nov 2015 itself as Swami's 90th Birthday Seva.
A core team was formed to
evaluate products in market. With diligent costing analysis,
order was placed for 120 girls. Train the Trainers session was
Bar chocolate prasad was
distributed and Arati was offered to Sai Mata.
12 new photos to the album: Launch of Girl Child Project 28.11.2015 @ Borgaon Schools.
Direct link to the photos posted on the facebook
Walk for Values - Borivali Samithi
Walk for Values programme by
Borivali Samithi held on 29th November commenced at 7.30 am at
Matha Mahishamardini Temple, Jairaj Nagar, Borivali (West). MP
Shri Gopal Shetty graced the occassion, About 300 people who
participated in the Walk for Values.
Walk for Values - Andheri_Vile Parle Samithis - November 29, 2015 - Camera 2
The Walk for Values by Andheri Vile Parle Samithi was held on 29th November 2015 at 8.00 am.
The areas covered were from left
road at Mukteshwar Mandir and concluded at Hare Rama Hare
Krishna Mandir Juhu.
Walk for Values by Bandra Khar Santacruz Samithis - 28th Nov 2015 - Camera 2
View the photos from the following link
The Walk for Values - by Zone 1 of SSSSO Mumbai - 29th November 2015
In Walk for Values an awareness
is created so that all can try to live up to one or more of
the human values in their lives in the hope that one will make
the world richer by giving (one's) commitment to practice
values, and character-building.
Mobile Photos (Photos Albums on Facebook)
Walk for Values photos of all the samithis in Mumbai can be viewed from the following facebook links:
Walk for Values - Bandra, Khar and Santacruz Samithis
Walk for Values - Zone 1
Walk for Values - Goregaon Samithi
Walk for Values - Chembur Samithi
Walk for Values by Ghatkopar Samithi
Walk for Values by Andheri Vile Parle Samithis
Sion Wadala Samithis Rath Yatra and Walk for Values
Walk for Values - Borivali Samithi
Walk for Values - Mulund Samithi
The Walk for Values by Bandra-Khar-Santacruz Samithis
The Walk for Values
organised by Bandra-Khar-Santacruz Samithis on Saturday, 28th
November, 2015, commenced around 6.00 p.m from Shri Siddhi
Vinayak Mandir, Air India Colony, Kalina and ended at Shri
Vigneshwar Mandir, Sunder Nagar, Kalina around 8.00 pm with
the Maha Arathi to Bhagawan. The devotees, especially the
youth, who took part sang the bhajans whole-heartedly with
full of devotion and enthusiasm. The blissful inspirational
bhajanS electrified the atmosphere with sacred reverberations
and mystical vibrations. The State President of Maharashtra,
Sri Ramesh Sawant took part in the "Walk for Values" from the
begining till the end.
Walk for Values in Mumbai – At A Glance
Sri Satya Sai Seva Organisation ( Chembur Samithi ) - Rath Yatra cum Walk for Values
As part of the 90th Birthday celebrations of our Dear Lord, Chembur Samithi will be having a mass rally on 29th November 2015 with Rath Yatra carrying Swami’s Photo in a beautifully decorated Rath. This rally will commence at 8 am from General Education Academy School (GEA) near Chembur Station and would briefly halt in front of Ahobila Mutt temple and end at Shanti Krupa building premises near Diamond Garden at around 10 am.
Enroute, we will be singing Bhajans and holding placards with Swami’s sayings as we pull the Rath and move through the streets of Chembur.... All are cordially invited ...
Sri Satya Sai Seva Organisation ( Ghatkopar Samithi ) - Walk for Values
Sri Satya Sai Seva Organisation ( Ghatkopar Samithi ) cordially invites you to join in the 'Walk for Values' to be held on Sunday, Nov.29, 2015 on the occasion of 90 years celebrations of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba by balvikas students, gurus, parents, devotees etc..
Timings : from 6.30 a.m to 8.00 a.m at Ghatkopar (East).
Route: from Shiridi Sai Mandir ( Vallabhbaug Lane ) via Sudha Park, Bhajana Samaj, Garodia Nagar and ending at Shridi Sai Mandir
Walk for Values - Sion Wadala Samithi - 29th November 2015 - E-Invite
Walk for Values by Mulund Samithi on Sunday 29th November 2015 from 6.45 am am to 8.00 am from Redwood Vasant Garden to Tara Sing Garden ( Mulund West) - All are cordially invited ......
Invitation for Walk for Values - Zone 1 - 29th November, 2015 (E-invite)
As part of the 90th birthday celebrations of our dear Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba we cordially invite you to" Walk for Values"
The Walk for Values rally will start at 8 AM from Shri Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Prabhadevi to Shivaji Park. .
Walk for Values by Goregaon Samithi - 28th November 2015
Sairam. On Saturday, 28th November our Goregaon Samithi is organising "A walk for Values" alongwith Balvikas children and their parents and other devotees.. The starting venue is Rammandir, Bangurnagar.. Time from 4 30 pm to 5 45 pm.. It would end at Kali Mandir. Apart from placards depicting values for life, there would be veda chanting at the end by our balvikas children.. Please participate and inform others.
Walk for Values by Kandivali Borivali and Dahisar Samithi
Walk for Values by Kandivali Borivali and Dahisar Samithi on 29th November 2015 at 7.15 am .... E-invite attached.
Invitation for Walk for Values by Bandra, Khar and Santacruz Samithis on 28th November, 2015 (E-invite)
As part of the 90th birthday celebrations
of our dear Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba we cordially invite you to"
Walk for Values"
Nov 23 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) -
Magical Musical Performance by Sri Shivamani & his group
Performance by Sri Shivamani & his group
Sri. Shivamani, the well known drummer,
presented a mind blowing performance and enthralled the vast audience,
drawing repeated applause from the devotees.
Full Page Insert on The Speaking Tree (Times of India Supplement Copy) - Sunday 22nd November 2015
Maha Nagarsankirtan , Petal Offering & Gayatri Homam at Dharmakshetra on Sunday, 22nd November, 2015
What a glorious day it was!!! A heart
warming, joyful day indeed. Hundreds of devotees from all over
Mumbai joined for the Maha Nagarsankirtan, at Dharmakshetra
before dawn and there was so much ecstasy and joy in the air.
All the 13 Samithi of Mumbai District including Youths, Devotees, Bal Vikas children, Gurus, Parents and Sathya Sai School - Dharmakshetra, and Sathya Sai School AKSA participated.
The Palkhi / Rath commenced around 6.15 am from Sathya Deep with
Veda chanting. After the "Maha Nagarsankirtan", Aarti was
offered. This was followed by Petal offering by all devotees at
The SSSSO Mumbai also made breakfast arrangements for all. Around 9.30 am Gayatri Homam was conducted at Jalan Mandap. The programme concluded around 11.30 am with the "Maha Mangala Aarti" to Bhagawan.
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Mulund Samithi - Mahotsav II - 90 Bhajans.
Mulund Samithi had their second garland of 90 Bhajans to Bhagawan at Tathasthu Hall, Kalidas Complex, Mulund West on 21.11.2015 from.2.30 pm to 8.30 pm. The next garland of 90 Bhajans will be on 25th Dec by Balvikas students of Mulund Samithi.
20 new photos to the album: Mulund Samithi - Mahotsav II - 90 Bhajans.
Direct link to the photos
More Hoardings .... Swami All over Mumbai ..... Mission ads all five sites are as follows:
1. Ghatkopar AGLR 100 x 10 near Depot
- highway flyover
90th Birth Anniversary - Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai (TOI - Epaper Dated 21.11.2015 Page 9)
November 22, 2015
6.00 am : Nagarsankirtan
Starting from Andheri (E)
Zone 1: Nelco MIDC Office
Zone 2: Pump House Opp Axis Bank
Zone 3: ALM Park Poonam Nagar
Proceeding to Dharmakshetra with Rath Yatra
7.00 am: Aarti and Prasadam
8.00 am: Gayatri Homam
6.00 pm: Bhajans
November 23, 2015
5.30 am: Omkar, Suprabhatam, Palkhi, Laksharchana, Bhajans and Aarti, Maha Narayan Seva
5.30 pm: Bhajans
6.00 pm: The Life and Message of Swami - Presentation by Bal Vikas Children
6.45 pm: Musical Program by Sri Sivamani
8.00 pm: Aarti and Prasadam
More Hoardings Put Up All Over Mumbai
Not only at Railway Stations, hoardings depicting Bhagawan's Messages to the millions can be seen at major traffic destinations, The Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation Mumbai on the occasion of 90th Birthday Celebrations of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba have arranged to put up these hoardings at Borivali, Jogeshwari, Chakala, Kandivali, Andheri, Thane, Vashi and Pune Expressway (Toll Naka) . A huge hoarding of 100 feet x 10 feet hoarding have also been put up at Poona Expressway beginning. Some of the mobile pictures received are enclosed below .....
90th Birthday Celebrations on 22nd and 23rd November, 2015 at Dharmakhetra - Invitation
Ladies Day Celebrated at
Dharmakshetra - 19th November, 2015
Today Ladies Day was celebrated at Dharmakshetra. The programme
began at 5.30 pm with the Chantings.
MAHA NARAYAN SEVA
MAHA NARAYAN SEVA of 1200 people was conducted successfully on 8th November 2015, at Shivaji Nagar,Kishore kumar Galli,Near Juhu Thara bus stop from 11.00am to 1.00pm. More than 50 volunteers along with the Bal Vikas children and youth wing participated.
Glorious culmination of Akhanda Bhajan at Shanti Deep, Dharmakshetra on Sunday 15th November, 2015
The Global Akhanda Bhajan is a very powerful spiritual Sadhana given to us by Bhagawan to bring humanity together.
Bhagwan had mentioned in one of his discourses: "Bhajan must
spread good-will, love, ecstasy; it must cleanse the polluted
atmosphere; it must invite all to share in the joy and peace.
... Fill every moment with energy, enthusiasm and effort.”
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Global Akhand Bhajan - Dharmakshetra - 14th November, 2015. Bhajan by Ms. Shilpa Ugrankar .... On YouTube . HD Quality -
View from the below-mentioned link:
Samasta Lokah Sukhino Bhavantu
Global Akhand Bhajan, Dharmakshetra - November 14, 2015
Global Akhanda Bhajan,
the timeless intonation promoting Universal Peace ...
Global Akhand Bhajans in 126 Countries ......
24 Hours Non Stop Global Akhand Bhajan at Dharmakshetra, for
World Peace & Prosperity of Humanity. Bhajans start from 6pm on
Saturday 14.11.2015 to 6pm on Sunday 15.11.2015 - Times of
India, Mumbai, Epaper Advertisement on 14.11.2015
90 Bhajans - Bhajan Mahosav (#2) at Mulund, Mumbai
Sri Sathya Sai Organisation. Mulund Samithi invites you with your family and friends to Bhajan Mahotsav (#2) on the occasion of 90th Birthday Celebrations of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba at Tatatshu Hall, Kalidas Hall Compound, P K Road, Mulund (West) Mumbai on Saturday 21st November, 2015 from 2.30 pm onwards
Walk for Values - Zone 1 - Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation Mumbai
As part of Bhagawan’s 90th Year Birthday Celebrations all the Samithis of Zone 1 will be having a combined "Walk for Values" starting from Sddhivinayak Temple, Prabhdevi from 8 am and culminating at Shivaji Park at 9 am on Sunday, 29th November, 2015. This walk is open to all. Please do join us to make this event a grand success.
Cumulative 90 Bhajans on 9th November, 2015, by Shivaji Park Samithi
Cumulative 90 Bhajans at Mrs. Poornima Kamath's residence on 9th November, 2015. It was a thoroughly delightful Diwali cum Swami's Birthday Celebration. Some photos attached. Here's wishing everyone a HAPPY and PROSPEROUS Diwali and NEW YEAR full of Bhagawan's LOVE and LIGHT from all of us in the Shivaji Park Samithi.
Hoardings At Mumbai's Busiest Railway Stations
Hoardings containing Swami's Messages have been put up at Mumbai's busiest Railway Stations in Andheri & Dadar by Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Mumbai , . Swami's messages are reaching out to millions of commuters daily .... Jai Sai Ram ....
Global Akhand Bhajan at Dharmaksheta
With the grace of Bhagwan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Mumbai, has arranged “Global Akhand Bhajan” to be held from 6 pm on Saturday 14...th Nov to 6 pm on Sunday 15th Nov, 2015.
This year being the 90th Year of the Avatar, all the 13 Samithis of Mumbai will participate in the Bhajans at Dharmakshetra
Swami's Messages - Hoardings at Railway Stations in Mumbai.
Link to the photos
Laksharchana - Fort Samithi
As an offering for the 90th Birthday Celebrations of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, the Fort Samithi on 9th November, 2015, completed over 108000 times chanting of "Aum Sri Sathya Sai Krishnaya Namah". The laksharchana was started on 22nd of February, 2015.
Bhajan session by Shivaji Park Samithi at The Ganesh Udyan Temple
On 7th November, 2015, the
Shivaji Park Samithi had the second Bhajan session in the
series of cumulative 90 Bhajans. The session was held at The
Ganesh Udyan temple in Shivaji Park. A lot of non devotees
showed interest and asked us questions about where and when
our Bhajans are held. The trustee of a Viththal Mandir in
Dadar also happened to hear our Bhajans and invited us to have
a session there. We are planning to include that session in
our 90th birthday celebrations. All in all this was a
thrilling Bhajan session. You may view the short video from
the following link.
Distribution at Kunj Gaon
Vikramghat Advasi Village. Abouty 300 Sarees and one computer
distributed at Kunj Gaon Vikramghat Advasi village today
90 bed sheets distributed at
Sarvodaya hospital for cancer ward patients on 8th November,
A Report from Borivali Samithi
As part of 90th Birthday celebration program, Vocational Training center in collaboration with Mahindra finance, in Adivasi village – Vedhe was inaugurated by the Sarpanch and other officials of Panchayat on 8th Nov 2015. About 200 Adivasis and others participated. On the four sewing machine purchased seven Adivasi girls and one boy have started taking sewing lessons. There is a visible ray of hope amongst all the aspirants that now they can earn their livelihood afterwards. This is Phase I of our program. Few photos are attached below:
Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Akhand Path at Dharmakshetra on November 8, 2015 - Bhog & Samapan
To bring in the 90th Birthday
celebrations of our Beloved Bhagwan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, the
Bandra samithi of the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Mumbai
conducted the " Akhand Path Sahib " at Dharmakshetra. This
sacred session which started on 6th Nov, with the continuous
recitation (Non Stop reading) of religious verses from the
holy book ' Guru Granth Sahib ' in all 1430 pages, lasted for
about 48 hours by a team of Pathis (readers).This ritual ended
on Sunday 8 nov evening bringing in peace and solace to all
the attending devotees. It ended with Ardas (Prayer) & a
garland of Bhajans with Mangal Aarti & Mahaprasadam.
Links to the album
Important Programs at Dharmakshetra in November 2015
Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Akhand Path at Dharmakshetra
Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Akhand Path at Dharmakshetra, organised by Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Mahakali Caves Road, Near Holy Spirit Hospital, Andheri (East), Mumbai 400093 on Friday 6th to Sunday 8th November, 2015, from 5.30 pm onwards. All are cordially invited......
Shivaji Park Samithi - 90th Birthday Celebrations - 4th November, 2015
Today The Shivaji Park Samithi organized the next event in the series of 9 celebrations for Baba's 90th Birthday. The Samithi Bhajan at the Wagle residence was held with a difference. We started with Laksharchana on the Ashtotara Namavali.
Following this the lead singers of the Samithi sang only Bhajans sung by Swami like Manas Bhaja Re etc. And finally in the last 30 minutes of the Bhajan we played Bhaja...ns sung by Swami and all of us sang together lead by Baba's Divine Voice. It was thrilling. Towards the end chanting Asato Ma lead by Baba and Aum Shanti Shanti Shanti with Bhagawan put us all in His immediate Divine Presence.
Link to the videos of the Divine Evening
90 Bhajans held at the residence of Ms. Jaya Dingrani Andheri West on Wednesday 4th Nov, 2015 organised by Andheri-Vile Parle Samithi
Samarpan - 29th November, 2015 - Dharmakshetra
Our next Samarpan is scheduled on 29th November, and will be celebrated as part of 90th Birthday celebrations.
Brother Ashwin Venkateshwaran has been with Swami all through out his life, right from Ooty School to Post Graduation & now working in Swami's Super Hospital at Brindavan. He had been several times to Kodai Kanal with Swami & spoken on umpteen number of times in Sai Kulwant Hall. He is also Mandir Bhajan Singer.
You are cordially invited with family & friends to enjoy Swami's presence through this Satsang on the appointed day.
Eager to receive you all.
Bhajan Session at Home for the Aged in Nagpada, Mumbai by Fort Samithi on 4th November, 2015
Fort Samithi held a bhajan session on 4th November, 2015, with
the inmates of Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy Dharamshala (District
Benevolent Society of Mumbai), Nagpada, Mumbai. The inmates
participated whole heartedly in the bhajan. A special lunch was
prepared and served to all of them. In addition, sarees and
shirts were given to all.
celebrations of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba in Mumbai !!
Kindly share the programmes with all in your contacts via the social media networks.
Printed copies of the program are now ready. You may collect the same from your samithi convenor .
The Speaking Tree - Bhagawan's Life and Message - Supplement copy - Book in Advance - 22nd November, 2015
On the occasion of 90th birthday of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, the Speaking tree supplement of TOI, on 22nd Nov, 2015, will contain a half page coverage of Bhagwan's Life and Message.
Speaking tree supplement comes at an additional cost of Rs 3 only (100 copies will cost Rs 300 only ) It does not come routinely as a part of the main TOI issue. It has to be ordered/subscribed separately.
As a part of seva, one should book few copies in advance and distribute these to as many potential spiritual aspirants as possible.
For Cars-Scooters-Autos Stickers
On the occasion of 90th year the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Mumbai, have printed car stickers. These are available available at Dharmakshetra. Devotees may distribute to as many cars, autos, scooters etc.
90 Bhajans by Worli & Tardeo Samithi on 1st November, 2015 at 5 pm @ Shri Markandeshwar Mandir Worli BDD
Special Bhajans at Rasika Ranjani Sabha - Ghatkopar Samithi -1st November, 2015
90 Bhajans at Sanger's Residence - 1st Nov, 2015 - Poonam Nagar, Andheri (East)
A Report from Shivaji Park Samithi - 90th Birthday Celebrations
On 1st November, 2015, the Shivaji Park Samithi began special celebrations
of Swami's 90th Birthday with collective chanting of The Gayatri Mantra. The
chanting was led by Swami Himself as in a recording of Baba teaching the
Mantra. The event concluded by all present singing popular student songs
A list has been compiled by the Data Management Coordinator Ms Lata Gurnani and her team comprising of all office bearers & samithi activities for the Mumbai district. A soft copy of the list is enclosed herewith for your record, reference and active use.