N E W S L E T T E R
VOL36, AUGUST 2007
 

FROM SHRI C.B. SATPATHY'S MESSAGE

……“The conduct and preachings of Baba in the context of the society in which he lived, indicate that he made reason and faith inter-dependent on each other i.e. faith cannot sustain without the highest reasoning and no one can evolve with mere reasoning, without faith in some force much more powerful than him. It does not matter by what name it is called i.e. God, Allah, Brahman, Nature, spirit or soul.

For example, let us examine a simple saying of Baba like “do not take a service from anyone without paying for it”, when he had gone up the roof of Radha Krishna Mayi at Shirdi. From the point of view of spiritualism or religion this is forbidden as creative of a negative Karma called Runa (indebtedness). Speaking from a rational point of view one can always ask as to how a society can sustain itself happily and progressively, if some people work without getting paid and others enjoy at the cost of those who work. It is such a situation, played on a larger canvas that had brought about revolution in France and Russia, where the French Emperor and Czar had not paid the peasants for hundreds of years for their labour.

A critical study of Shri Sai Satcharitra would indicate that Baba had always tried to bring about a happy and creative amalgamation of faith with reason. When he asked the devotees following different faiths to accept humanitarian concepts of some other religions, was he not pulling reason over faith? No doubt he was trying to bring about a perfect social cohesion but what about faith in one’s religion? On the other hand, when he had told his devotees that to follow the Sadguru or the Master will bring about spiritual evolution in them, was he not asking them to stop reasoning and surrender to blind faith?

The greatness of Shri Sai and the ever increasing relevance of his approach in the context of today’s world, remains due to the simple way in which Baba brought about a happy synthesis between reason and faith in his devotees. This led to a healthy togetherness among different groups living in Shirdi.

If this experiment is tried in the much wider context of our world, then there can be a better tomorrow for the ever-warring, ever-jealous, human groups existing in a state of perpetual anxiety and confusion. Whatever be the prescription of any religion, the fact remains that one will have faith in God only when he has faith in Man (as a part of God) and one will have faith in Man if he has true faith in God. It is God who created man and gave him the knowledge that God exists, and man used his highest reasoning called faith to perpetrate His existence in his thought process. This interdependence of reason and faith, as amply demonstrated by Shri Sainath Maharaj in his conduct and precepts, is the only way to evolve human society.”…….


FROM "LIFE OF SAI BABA" BY NARASIMHA SWAMI

……“On religious matters, he had very little occasion to seek Baba’s assistance. It was chiefly temporal blessings that he got. For instance, when his son Nana had only one son, Damia prayed to Baba at his Samadhi for a second grandson, and a second grandson was born. Being almost wholly occupied with worldly affairs, his consultations with Baba were only on business and domestic matters. On one occasion, a Bombay cotton broker told him that having a good lot of Rs. 50,000 or Rs. 60,000 with him, he could safely speculate in cotton and get lakhs, and that too, very quickly. At once Damia wrote to Shama to ask Baba for permission to launch on this speculation. When the letter came to Baba, Baba said, “Damia wants to catch at the sky. His head is wrong. He is trying to think of lakhs. Write to him that his present position is not bad, and ask him not to think of lakhs”. After the letter came, Damia with great regret dropped the idea of cotton speculation, but not finally. He thought he would directly go and meet Baba, and then induce Baba to give the permission by offering a share in the profits to Baba. So he went to Shirdi, and, when massaging Baba’s legs, was thinking of his plan. Baba at once said, ‘Damia, I am not in anything’. That is, Baba was not going to be a partner in any speculation or similar affair. Baba did not want money at all and, if he wanted, speculation was not necessary for him. Prakamya is one of the siddhis forming part of one’s divine nature. Baba said, ‘I am God’. He also said, ‘I have vast powers’. Baba could command large amounts at will. But he had no necessity for wealth.

Again on another occasion, Damia found people trading in grain. So, he wanted Baba’s permission for himself to trade in grain. Baba said ‘No’. He was wondering why. Because, his friends were saying that grain prices were rising, and if grains were stored up, cent per cent or more profit would be the yield. But Baba said, ‘Arre, you will be buying at five seers and selling at seven seers’. For a month or two, the prices were rising still. Baba’s prophecy seemed to be falsified. But when Asvin came, the monsoon rains were abundant, and everywhere the crops were excellent, and so prices fell and the grain hoarders suffered loss. Damia discovered that Baba had saved him from this calamity.

Damia had occasional curiosity which prompted him to put questions. First he wanted to know when so many were crowding at Baba whether they all got any benefit from him. This was a mental question. Baba at once replied, ‘Look at the mango tree in blossom. If all flowers turn fruit, what a splendid crop it would be? But do they? Most fall off by wind. Very few remain.’ The second question was, “If Baba should pass away, how helpless Damia would be”. This also was a mental question. To this Baba answered, ‘I will be with you whenever you think of Me and wherever you think of Me’. This was mentioned before 1918 and is fulfilled even after 1918. Damia says, ‘Even after Mahasamadhi He is still with me. He is still guiding me’ in his statement made in 1936. So, he is one of the Ankita children of Baba, whom Baba guided, corrected and helped.”……


DEVOTEE EXPERIENCE

How Shirdi Saibaba Helped in the Smooth Passing Over of My Dear Son

The hit and run accident and on the spot passing over of my 18 year old son on this years’ Valentine day at a Flyover in Delhi left me in a state of shock. In fact, when I was rushing to the hospital after hearing about accident of my son I was sure nothing would have happened to him. But I was totally in for a shock when I found his body in the mortuary at AIIMS. First words that came out of my sobbing husband were ‘Woh chala gaya. Tere SaiBaba jhoote nikle’.

I could not believe how could Baba do this to me as I was always so devoted to Baba not only during crisis but even during happy times. I always chatted with him as if I were talking to a friend. I was always thankful and grateful to him and always felt that I must have done something very nice in my previous birth to deserve this kind of happiness. After looking at the lifeless body of my dear son, I hated Baba. What was the use of so much of devotion, belief and faith in Baba when he could not save my son’s life. Maybe I was worshipping the wrong God. I was content with whatever I had, I did not crave for more but still Baba gave me this pain, which was so unbearable. Was there any Baba at all or not? If I have to suffer for consequences of my karma, in any case, what was the use of praying to Baba? He could not save my son’s life. May be ‘meri bhakti mein shakti nahin’. I don’t know what type of devotion do you want, I asked Baba. If you do not like my way of devotion then I will not worship Baba or anybody, I resolved in my mind and was also vocal about it to other Baba devotees.

Everyone coming to us for condolences was also wondering how could somebody who was religious, worshipped and had so much faith in Baba suffer like this. I also asked Baba how he was feeling - ‘tumhari badnami ho rahi hai’. In fact, I had sent a letter to Baba on the day of this accident itself through my friend (incidentally called Shama and a true Sai Baba devotee) who was going to Shirdi with a request to call my husband, our two sons and me to Shirdi. But my son passed over even before the letter reached Shirdi. My friend got my SMS when she reached Shirdi. She informed that this was the first time she forgot to take sweets for Baba with her from Delhi as was her normal practice. So she went to Samadhi mandir without sweets and she said Baba was looking sad that day. I knew I was crying and so was Baba.

Later on, when I was little more composed and I reflected on the events that had happened a few months before my son’s physical departure on 14th Feb, 07, I could sense all the things Baba had been doing for me. In my grief I was just not able to understand. I was wailing all the time as to why Baba did not save him. My son could have been hurt badly but he need not have left us forever like this. How will I worship Baba after this? But something in me was telling me that even Baba was shedding tears with me. But still my faith was shaking. Shradha and Saburi were just looking meaningless to me and I did not want to believe in any God for it seemed useless to me now.

When I joined my duties in office, I took out my diary where I write down some important events of my life. The last note I had written was on 18th Aug, 06 which caught my eye instantly. As per my note, on the previous day i.e, 17th Aug, 06, a fibre murti of sitting posture of Saibaba (one of the two murtis I have) which I had been worshipping for a long time was accidentally hit by a ball by my younger son and it fell. Even though it was made of an unbreakable material, it broke. Baba's head was severed from rest of the body and I was shocked. I had recorded this in my diary note and written ‘what problem of mine have you taken on yourself Baba’. Incidentally, my elder son (who is no more now) went with us to the bank of the Yamuna to drown the murti properly, while all the time I was feeling so sorry at what had happened and kept asking for forgiveness. As time passed, the memory of this mishap faded.

I was reminded of this mishap only after my son departed from this earth in Feb, 07. It struck me that Baba had perhaps given extension of life to my son by giving his head but still I was not so sure about it. But it did make sense somehow because my son had also succumbed to his head injuries. For the six months after breaking of ‘murti’ both my husband and I were spending a lot of time with our elder son without realizing that he was to pass over soon while Baba knew this all and the following records how he did this:

• My husband holds a senior post in a central PSU. During Aug, 06 end, he had some altercation with the top most level following which he was suddenly transferred, posted and relieved immediately to join at a remote area in central India which was not even a family station. He left and joined there but after few days he fell sick suddenly. He said he never ever felt sick like this before.

• My elder son went all alone (on his first trip) by a late night train to give support to his sick father. One week later, both of them returned to Delhi and my son told me not to send his papa back to that remote station as there was no work at all for him there and also that if he goes there he will fall sick. So in 25 years of his service, my husband was on leave for four months and stayed at home with his late son day and night. To give moral support to my husband I also took leave in between and stayed at home. All along my late son gave us moral support. He would encourage his father to quit his government job and join some MNC instead. Do not be scared of anyone Papa, he said.

• All efforts to reverse these transfer orders, either politically or even administratively, were failing and we were wondering why this simple problem was not getting resolved. I used to pray to Baba to do whatever was good for us and also to make us strong enough to withstand this professional crisis. Those days my prayers to Baba had increased manifold. All the time I was doing ‘naam jaap’. I could not sleep properly, so at night also, I would keep looking at Baba’s picture in my bedroom and ask him why this was happening. My intensity had increased so much that I could now compose and even sing Baba’s bhajans with zeal all the time, sure that something would work out and my husband would ultimately join his duties. All we needed was to have Shraddha and Saburi. Baba knows what is good for us and why He is doing this, for He only knows the whole plan of our life while we only see our life in bits and pieces. Our life had come to a standstill.

• Both my husband and I were on leave, so we would go to various malls etc and every time we would end up purchasing things for my elder son only. His clothes, his shoes, his belt, his gloves etc. At home I would end up cooking his favourite food etc. Obviously, Baba had given us time to spend with our son. My son who did not believe in God earlier began going to Gurudwaras with full devotion on every Sunday. He even changed password of his computer to ‘saibaba’. He visited Saibaba temple also with us on the New Year. He said, he did that to make me happy. He became so attached to me in last few months that he began discussing everything under the sun with me, his smoking, his girlfriend and his after college activities. I was so happy at this special bond that we established with each other during his last few months. And to think today that Baba was behind all this.

My son became so religious, calm, mature, helpful, compassionate and understanding in his last months. Baba was doing all this and internally changing all of us. He was keeping us together during the extension of life that he gave to our son. With Baba’s blessings, my son had developed so much of wisdom that he knew how, when and where he would pass over. Of course, we came to know these details only after he crossed over to the spiritual world leaving us in tears. His favorite rock band is named ‘Nirvana’. I have placed his small picture in the lap of Baba’s ‘murti’ in my home because I know he is in Baba’s light now. And how do I know this. Three things happened in the space of one month each.

1. During the mourning period of 12 days, I was so upset that I would tell everyone that my praying to God did not help in saving my son’s life so I have stopped believing in God. One unknown lady came to meet me especially in those days and told me that though she did not know me she wanted to meet me and tell my that my son was in a very happy and blissful state and that I should not mourn his passing over as he had been called to God’s home for his further higher spiritual education. She referred to Yogananada’s Geeta and some of its extracts that she had brought with her. I felt a bit comfortable and when she left I saw a SaiBaba sticker on the rear glass of her car and I thought how kind of Baba to have sent her to comfort me.

2. One month after this, when I was alone, I wept bitterly in front of Baba’s murti and prayed from the depth of my heart. I asked Baba, ‘why did you not save my son Baba? He could have been hurt but need not have gone. Where were you? Unless you give me a reply to this question yourself I will not believe anyone. I compared myself to His devotee ‘ the doubting Hari Kanoba’ mentioned in Satcharita. Half an hour later, my husband came and suggested that we see the SaiBaba serial on Star plus. I said that the serial must be over and I don’t want to see it anyway. But he insisted that we see the last scene at least. So the TV was switched on. The scene was where Bhagat Mahalsapati is forced by Baba to go home and when he reaches there reluctantly, his sons dies in his arms singing Baba’s aarti. Everybody around is surprised as to why Baba could not save his favourite devotee's son’s life. SaiBaba tells Mahalasapati that even Krishna, God himself, could not save Pandavas sons. Your son was meant to be with you for this much time only. This all ‘lena dena’ is due to our ‘rinanubandh’. Therefore, one should not grieve. If Baba had not sent him home he would not have been able to meet his son at the end. Similarly, Baba had arranged circumstances in such a way that my husband spent his leave with his son during his last six months. Not to mention that my husband was lucky he kept away from that controversial posting because later on various enquiries were ordered and my husband was saved as he was on leave. Thanks to Baba.

I had a dream around one week before my dear son passed away. In my dream, I saw pictures of mostly all the Gods – Shiva, Krishna, Rama, Bhagawati etc – but SaiBaba’s sitting posture statute was lying on the floor with a white cloth all over it. Only the forehead was partially visible so that I could recognize it was SaiBaba. I could not understand this dream and I asked my dear friend Shama why I could see faces of other Gods while Baba’s face was covered with white cloth. What did this mean? Even she could not figure out but felt that it meant that I had blessings of Baba and that Baba is with me. However, one week later when we went to the mortuary to identify my son’s body, I saw a similar white cloth on his body. Only his forehead was partially visible and as he had long gold tinted hair, I could identify my son immediately. It looked similar to the way I saw Baba's statute covered with white cloth in my dream. Was Baba trying to tell me that there was no difference between Him and my son. In fact, I started looking up to Baba as my loving son there after. I feel that dream was Baba’s message to me about my destiny.

3. One month after this, while meditating in the garden, I had a beautiful vision. I was meditating in my living room at home. Suddenly, my late son walked in wearing a red Nike T-shirt and asked me ‘why are you sleeping Maa’. I replied that if I opened my eyes, he would go away. He said that he will not go away and that I should get up. As I opened my eyes I saw him standing there and he pointed towards, Sai Baba who was standing next to him. I was totally choked and cried, ‘you have brought SaiBaba for me’. Then I fell down at Baba’s feet and thanked him so much. I could distinctly feel Baba’s off-white thick clothes. Baba said ‘Now you can see that your son is with me. You were unnecessarily crying’. I thanked Baba and requested him to give my son what he wanted. Baba asked ‘What’. I said ‘Give him Nirvana’. Suddenly Baba produced a flame shaped bright light. My son walked into it and spread his arms in happiness once he was inside it and said ‘Thankyou Maa’. The vision was over. I realized I was in garden still meditating.

Today, my husband also believes that SaiBaba had actually given my son an extension of life for a few months. What was predestined had to happen and it happened ultimately. But by this vision, Baba showed me that my son was with Him. Of course, being a mother, I feel the pain of losing my teenage son but I am thankful to SaiBaba for taking him in his light. I am sure that my son has ultimately got his Sadgati, thanks to Baba. I feel blessed.

My son, you are indeed very very lucky. Maa loves you forever.

Vandana Ritik, New Delhi

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POEM

Dependance On God

Sometimes, life's filled with disappointments,
shattered dreams which have created great pain;

There are times we have to lose it all,
But those are the times when we can gain!

When we have learned to be content
and let God have control;
Then we'll have gained that which will bring,
peace and contentment to heart and soul!

We tend to want to hold on to that
which we have always known;
It may be that we fear the thought
of having to face the future alone!

But our God will never forsake us
He's faithful and He's just;
He'll see us through the darkest night,
if in Him we will place our trust!

He is One Whom we can depend on
and He'll never leave our side;
In Him we'll find the strength we need
when at times we are sorely tempted and tried!

When we've reached a place
where we can't seem to cope,
We want to give up, for we've lost all hope;
If we'll call on His name, He will hear our plea
And will cause all the darkness of despair to flee!

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TOPIC OF DISCUSSION

Sai's Message To The Children

The word “Children” immediately brings to our mind, tiny tots and children below adolescent age. We selectively forget that we, the adults, are also Children of God. What is true for us has then to be true for the small kids too.

Sai’s message is Universal. To attain the goal of “Vasudeva Kudambakam”, meaning the world must be a place for peace lovers belonging to one and the same family. It is said that the birth of a human being is the most prized award; each soul gets in response to its deeds and misdeeds in earlier lives. If that be so, it can not be wasted away in peripheral anxieties and so called worldly pleasures, which are invariably short-lived. We must always be looking for salvation, to avoid re-birth and to be one with Sai forever.

Sai’s guiding principles towards this end are:-

(a) To serve humanity, and to serve with unconditional love.
(b) Partake in sufferings of less privileged and up-lift them in their life.
(c) Always work with dedication and commitment.
(d) Develop patience and “vairagya” to complete any task undertaken.
(e) Never publicize your good deeds.
(f) Never desist from sharing your bounties.
(g) Have unstinted faith in Him – why fear when He is there?
(h) Aspire for everlasting peace and a place next to Him.
(i) Follow His eleven prized Do’s and Don’ts publicized in all Sai Mandirs.

Sai’s message to us, the Children, in nutshell is to serve, serve, serve and serve the humanity ever.

Lt Col (Retd) RVS Mani, Muscat

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DEVOTEES' FORUM

Chain letters or emails are received from various persons with some message relating to Sri Shirdi Sai Babaji and the message requires that the receiver circulate the message to some more people for immediate benefits. In some instances, it is warned that failure to do so will render great losses in daily life.

This is a chain action that is performed out of desire for benefits or fear of losses if the mail is not forwarded but the action is not based on real Bhakti towards Baba.

It is advised that message relating to the Baba can surely be sent but not with any kind of illusive grants or curses. Let the real followers of Baba worship Him as they would like.

N V R K Sarma, Hyderabad

I have been Baba's devotee, since my early 20's. In the process of becoming His devotee, Baba has become my mentor, my guide. Any issue, which I have no idea how to approach, is solved by his greatness. I try to follow His guidelines, but still I have a long way to go. It is His blessings and guidance which have made my life meaningful. It His grace and blessings that have given me a good position in career and life. sai ram.. sai.. ram eek naam sundar namm.. shirdi sai dwarakamai.. sarvanthayami sai ram.

Amu, California,USA

 

Seven Wonders Of The World

A group of students were asked to list what they thought were the modern day Seven Wonders of the World.

Though there were some disagreements, the following received the most votes:

1. Egypt's Great Pyramids
2. Taj Mahal
3. Grand Canyon
4. Panama Canal
5. Empire State Building
6. St. Peter's Basilica
7. China's Great Wall

While gathering the votes, the teacher noted that one student had not finished her paper yet. So she asked the girl if she was having trouble with her list. The girl replied, yes, a little. I couldn't quite make up my mind because there were so many.

The teacher said, Well, tell us what you have, and maybe we can help.

The girl hesitated, and then said:
I think the Seven Wonders of the World are:
1. To See
2. To Hear
3. To Touch
4. To Taste
5. To Feel
6. To Laugh
7. To Love.

The room was so quiet you could have heard a pin drop. The things we overlook as simple and ordinary and that we take for granted are truly wondrous!

A gentle reminder that the most precious things in life cannot be built by hand or bought by man.

Sai ka Ladla

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READER'S REFLECTION

A Sai Baba moorti have been placed in the Ratneshawar Mahadev Temple, Karachi. On every Monday thousands devotees visit the temple and pay their respects to the Sai Baba moorti.

It is my first chance to open this site and the information has deepened my devotion to Sai's name. I pray Sai Baba daily in the morning, and my children too pray the same way, observe fast on every Friday and recite songs in praise of Sai daily in the evening prayer. For the last 30 years, in October, we hold Satsang. Sai Baba is in our hearts and we have received Sai's help in so many ways.

Hari Motwani, Karachi Pakistan

I just finished reading Heritage of Shirdi Sai magazine and I enjoyed it, but what I most enjoyed reading was the poems , Q and A, Experiences, Human life, Forum and Readers' Reflection. I loved the lyrics of: Jab dil udhas ho to...by Anitha Kandukuri Canberra. If that is a bhajan she should let us know to what music should we sing it. In general I like the whole magazine though there are many things which are from the Sai Sat Charitra which I read daily.

As it is impossible for us, who live abroad, to find the very first issues of Devotees experiences or Shri Sai Leela Magazine of those days and from which many examples are mentioned in the Sai Sat Charitra, why don't you print some of those articles for us to read now in the 21st century. That would be nice. This is only a suggestion.

I first got to know about Sai when I saw his film in the 1970s or 80s and I was only a teenager then, and then I had the chance to come to India in July 1983 but didn't have much knowledge about Sai except for the film I had seen. Knowing nobody and nothing about India I asked my sister-in.law's cousin if there was a Sai Baba mandir in Bombay to visit, and he asked me if I wanted to go to Shirdi. I was overwhelmed with joy and accepted. We took a bus at 10pm, travelled all night and reached Shirdi at 5 or 6 am. We took a room in one of the hotels but I was so nervous that I couldn't sleep so I had a bath and went to the mandir. I don't know what mandir it was or what places I should have visited, I just followed the crowd. So wasn't able to see much nor to get vibuti or prasad. Now I am recovering from a breast cancer and wish to come to Shirdi and thank Sai as he has taken me through the whole process of operation, chemo and radio therapy without letting me break down and gave me strength to go on. This time I've read a lot about Shirdi and all the places I must see. I am just waiting for Sai's bulava to go there.
There are still many words and names of prayers mentioned in the devotees experiences that I don't understand neither do I know how to do it so I pray in my own way. I hope Sai will forgive me if I'm doing anything wrong.

Gita Madhomal Khailani, Spain

 

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NEWS OF SHIRDI SAI ACTIVITIES

SHIRDI SAI BABA SANSTHAN, CANADA

Shirdi Sai Baba Sansthan, Canada holds Satsang on Thursdays and third Sunday of every month at Gur Mandir, 207 Queen’s Plate, Toronto (Etobicoke). For other Details call 416-294-4804 or visit http://www.shirdisainath.org/

THE RESOURCE CENTRE

Shirdi Sai Baba Sansthan, Canada is pleased to announce the establishment of it's first Resource Centre in Woodbridge, Toronto. All visits are by appointment only. Shri Sai Satcharita is available in all languages. The Resource Centre is open Monday to Friday between 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Location: Maple Crest Private School - 28 Roytech Rd. Woodbridge, On L4L 8E4 Ph: 905 - 652-6666. For other Details call 416-294-4804 or visit http://www.shirdisainath.org/

 

SHIRDI SAI MANDIR, TORONTO, CANADA

The Shirdi Sai Mandir located at 2721 Markham Road, Toronto, Ontario, M1X 1L5 (Intersection of Markham and Nashdene) is open through out the day on Saturday, Sunday and holidays and in the morning and evenings on all weekdays. Baba's Kakad Aarti, Abhishek Puja, Madhyan Aarti, Dhoop Aarti, Satcharita Reading and Shej Aarti are performed every day. Bhajans and Sai Naam Sankirtan in the evening on Thursday and Saturday. For information regarding the daily schedule, temple activities and events please visit Mandir's website: http://www.theshirdisaimandir.com/ or send an email to info@theshirdisaimandir.com or call 647-444-4724.

 

SHIRDI SAI PARIVAR VANCOUVER

Shirdi Sai parivar in Vancouver holds Satsang on Thursday (6.30-7.30pm)and Sai abhishek and aarti first Sunday of every month at 8571, 118A St, Delta, V4C 6L2. For further details contact (604) 592 4182 or email, say.sai.sai@gmail.com.

SHRI SHIRDI SAI SANSTHAN LOS ANGELES

By the grace of our Shirdi Sai we are happy to announce the inauguration of Shri Shirdi Sai Temple in LA region in the city of Montebello. We need the support of all Sai Devotees. For more information please email krishna@shirdisaila.org

 

SHIRDI SAI CENTER, BAY AREA, CALIFORNIA

Location: 897-B E. Kifer Rd, Sunnyvale, CA - 94086

Daily timings and activities:

Weekdays:
6:15 am – 7:40 am: Abhishekam and Kakad Arathi at 6:30 am
11.45 am – 12:30 pm: Madhyan Arathi at 12:00 pm
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm: Dhoop Arathi at 6:30 pm and Shej Arathi at 8:30 pm

Weekends:
6:15 am – 7:40 am: Kakad Arathi at 6:30 am
11:00 am – 9:30 pm: Madhyan Arathi at 12:00 pm, Dhoop Arathi at 6:30 pm and Shej Arathi at 8:30 pm

Every Thursday:
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Shirdi Sai Bhajans

For more information please call 408-705-7904 / 408-564-6704 or send email to saibandhu@yahoo.com or visit our website at http://www.shirdisaiparivaar.org/

 

SHRI SHIRDI SAI SAMAJ MALAYSIA

No.744-1, Tingkat 1, Jln. Sentul Selatan, Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This is a new Shirdi Baba center in malaysia. We conduct weekly prayers/arathi at the following times:
Friday - 7pm - 10.30pm
Sunday - Noon - 2.30pm

Our official centre website is http://saisamaj.blogspot.com/
For more information, please email mailto:hyperkinetix@gmail.com

PERSATUAN SHIRDI SAI BABA SELANGOR, MALAYSIA

This is to inform all of you that we have a Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in Malaysia. Here we have daily prayers and special prayers on thursday mornings 9.00am and bhajans and satsang from 8 pm onwards. Also breakfast, lunch and dinner, cooked by our seva-group is provided to all devotees. other than that first thursday of the month we have talk on spirituality, second thursday on health, third thursday satsang on Sai Satcharitra, fourth thursday talk on general topics, by experts in the respective fields. Lot of charitable activities are conducted by our Centre,like sponsoring immediate services to childrens\' homes, old-folks homes, sick and needy, etc. etc.

If any devotee, from Malaysia or Singapore likes to join our Centre, please contact Mr.SP Kannan at Mobile -012-2739486; usha - 006122392911; Res: 03-33717540. Our Centre address is : Persatuan Shirdi Sai Baba Selangor, No.2574, Jalan Seruling 59, Taman Klang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.Thank you and Sai Ram.

 

SHIRDI SAI TEMPLE SINGAPORE

The dream of having a full fledged exclusive Shirdi Sai Temple in Singapore, will soon come true. Thanks to the efforts of a Sai devotee in making this happen. The Shirdi Sai Baba Centre in Singapore is now live with the 3rd floor function hall, Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman temple, being secured and converted to a full fledged exclusive Shirdi Sai worship centre. The Centre will be devoted to celebrating the life & teachings of Shirdi Sai Baba only. For more information visit our website http://www.saisansthan.com/

SHIRDI SAI BABA SANSTHAN, AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND

Bhajans Every Thursday
Venue Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall, 13 May Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland

7.00 pm - 7.50 pm Sai Bhajans,
7.50 pm - 8.10 pm Pravachan and Sai Ashtotharam
8.10 pm - 8.30 pm Shej Aarthi
8.30 pm - 9.00 pm Prasad distribution.
For more details Contact us Amar Alluri(President) Mobile: (+64) 27 230 5360 Email: President@shirdisaibaba.org.nz or Sai Krishna Tridandapani (Secretary) Mobile: (+64) 21 239 7907 Email: Secretary@shirdisaibaba.org.nz
Address: Shri Shirdi Sai Baba Sansthan of NZ, P.O. Box: 16142,
Sandringham, Auckland, New Zealand. Visit our website www.shirdisaibaba.org.nz


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