Category Archives: Puttaparthi

Maha Shivaratri – 21st February 2020

The festival of Maha Shivarathri is one of the most important festivals in India. It falls on the 14th day of the (Krishna Paksha) dark fortnight of the Magha month of the Hindu calendar. The very word ‘Shivarathri’ means auspicious … Continue reading

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Offerings to Sai Shiva – Maha Shivaratri

At the Shivalayam Temple (Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s Birthplace) Puttaparthi, India on Maha Shivaratri – 7th March 2016 (Morning) Five pujaris (priests) performed abhishekams to Lord Sai Shiva. Maha Rudrabhishekam Special offerings were made to the Lord Shiva. The … Continue reading

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“This is My true Form”

Sai Shivoham I am the Supreme Cosmic Divine Self (Sai Shiva) Visualize Sathya Sai at the heart of Shiva Linga and gradually trancending Name and Form. (Above is a copy of the picture which had manifested Vibhuti and Amrita)

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New Year Blessings!!!

Years come and go, so also pleasure and pain. Nothing confers permanent bliss except the experience of the Atma (Self). Man cannot attain peace and happiness from his actions unless he has sacred feelings within. Many people expect the New … Continue reading

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Christmas 2019

There was a huge halo of splendour illuminating the sky over the village when Christ was born. This meant that He, who was to overcome the darkness of evil and ignorance had taken birth, that He will spread the Light … Continue reading

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The heart of Jesus was…

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Sathya Sai Baba’s 94th Birthday – 23rd November 2019

“The Avatar comes to reveal man to himself, to restore to him his birthright of inner Bliss. He does not found a new creed, to breed a new faction, to instill a new God. If such happens, it is the … Continue reading

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Awake! O, Lord Sathya Sai!

O, Son of Eswaramba! O, resplendent majestic One! Dawn is breaking in the East. The daily tasks of divinity which you have undertaken, have to be accomplished therefore, Awake! O, Lord Sathya Sai!

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There was no one…

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Rathotsavam – 18th November 2019

(Rathotsavam – 18th November 2008) Photo by author Subsequent to the Divine Marriage, ‘The Divine Couple’ along with Lord Venugopala Swami were escorted out in a royal procession as part of the annual Rathotsavam. ‘The Gods’ mounted on a chariot … Continue reading

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Global Akhanda Bhajan (9th – 10th November 2019)

Global Akhanda Bhajan, the timeless intonation promoting Universal Peace and Harmony is one of the most significant and far-reaching annual spiritual exercise initiated by Bhagawan way back in the mid forties. Ever since, every second week-end of the month of … Continue reading

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Deepavali – 27th October 2019

Deepavali, the festival of Lights is celebrated on the new moon day in the month of ‘Ashwin’ of the Indian lunar Calendar. It usually falls in late October or early November. Deepavali or Diwali, , is a festival of lights … Continue reading

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Veda Purusha Sapthaha Jnana Yagna (2 – 8 October 2019)

Veda Purusha Sapthaha Jnana Yagna During Dasara Celebrations the Yagnam commences with the rubbing of wooden blocks to produce fire through friction. Thereafter, the sacred fire thus produced, is placed in the ‘Yagna Kunda’ (the sacrificial altar into which oblations … Continue reading

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Dasara (Navaratri) 29th September – 8th October 2019

Dasara or Navaratri is a ten day festival, usually falling in the month of October, that is celebrated all over India in the worship of the Divine as the Mother principle. Bhagawan has explained that the festival of Dasara is … Continue reading

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Ganesh Chaturthi – 2nd September 2019

 Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated on the Chaturthi, i.e., the fourth day of Indian lunar month of Bhadrapada. It usually falls in the month of September in the English calendar. Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed God is usually worshipped before commencing any … Continue reading

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Sri Krishna Janmashtami – 23 & 24 August 2019

Bhagawan had declared that Lord Krishna’s advent took place at 3 a.m. on 20th July, 3228 B.C, the Ashtami Day (eighth day after full moon) under the star ‘Rohini’ in the dark fortnight.(Krishna Paksha) of Shravana Masa in the year … Continue reading

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