FROM SHRI C.B. SATPATHY'S MESSAGE
……“The religious and
spiritual works of Hinduism have produced an unimaginable
body of books, treatise, scriptures and other similar
texts. Carried away from the distant past are the most
profound religious scriptures like the Vedas, Brahamanas,
Puranas, Samhitas, Upanishads, Shrimad Bhagwata Mahapurana
(which contains the 'Gita' etc.) and many more too numerous
to be listed here. A study of these works, written primarily
in Sanskrit or in other vernaculars, leads one to experience
a sense of expansion in one's knowledge, imagination and
From an academic point
of view, these valuable texts teach spiritual philosophies,
spiritual theories and spiritual sciences. These in their
quintessence propound certain vital aspects of the spiritual
realms. Understanding philosophy and theory is the first
step for a spiritual practitioner. However, it needs to
be clearly understood that a mere study of spiritual and
philosophical discourses is not enough.
Any knowledge, which
is not put into practice, shall not be of much use as
the path of spiritual progress calls for direct experience
and knowledge. So it is necessary for the spiritual practitioners
to graduate to practicing the applied aspect of spiritual
science. Raja Yoga, Karma Yoga, Gyana Yoga, Laya Yoga,
Bhakti Yoga, Hatha Yoga and tantras etc. are the applied
How does one achieve
spirituality? As mentioned before, merely by reading spiritual
or religious texts one cannot spiritualise oneself. In
its generic sense, the word 'spirit' means an indestructible
divine energy form whose continued and unlimited play,
sets into motion a series of changes in all forms of existence
including human beings, starting before his birth and
going beyond his death.
Different people understand
the word 'spirit' differently. Some term it as 'jiva'
(living entity), some term it as 'prana' (life force in
the living being), some call it as 'chetna' (divine consciousness)
or 'atma' (a part of the ultimate reality called God or
Brahama). These four words, jiva, prana, atma and chetna
are intrinsically related. However, 'atma' is primordial
causative factor, of chetna, jiva or prana. In a way it
can be said that, a continued consciousness beyond time
and space is the very nature of the 'atman'.
'Atma' and 'paramatma'
are the essence of the divine creation, 'ultimate realities'
beyond time and space. The cosmos is nothing but the external
manifestation of the 'paramatma'. Therefore, each created
object contains a subtle and small part of the 'paramatma'
termed as the 'atma'. Since 'atma' is a part of 'paramatma'
it contains all the attributes of the 'paramatma'. It
is omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent in an unfathomable
So then what is God
realization? The word 'atma sakshatakara' (God realization)
means, realisation of one's own 'atma' or consciousness.
Even though these particles of 'paramatma' called 'atma'
may be functioning in a 'Jiva' it is never separate from
its root, that is 'paramatama'. Therefore, the realization
of God is not the understanding of the material manifestation
of 'atma', which includes all the living and non-living,
visible and non visible things and forces of the Universe.
Even if one can travel to all the Universes in space and
gain knowledge about it he cannot have said to have realized
its various forms seen on the earth emanates from 'atma'
or soul or 'paramatma'. All forms of energy in the Universe
emanate from consciousness, and all forms of materials
emanate from those energies. Thus, consciousness is superior
to energy forms and materials of the Universe. Whereas
consciousness can explain and control all energy forms
and materials, however, the reverse cannot be true. Therefore,
all religious worships of all deities in any form may
not necessarily spiritualise a man.
Any experiment in
the spiritual science, means expansion of his own limited
consciousness to the State of Universal Consciousness.
That science by which consciousness can thus be evolved
is called 'vigyana maya jagata' or spiritual science.
To achieve this he has to introspect (dhyana) on his own
conduct and thought processes continuously. Idol worship,
mantras and rituals are prescribed procedures at the beginning
to purify oneself. Once the mind is purified through the
control of senses the consciousness slowly starts expanding.
There is no short-cut to this.
If one studies Sri
Sai Satcharitra, one would find that the actions of Sri
Shirdi Sai Baba reflected this Universal Consciousness.
To evolve spiritually, we should therefore try to follow
his precepts and conduct in letter and spirit.”…….
FROM "LIFE OF SAI BABA" BY NARASIMHA SWAMI
……“The first point to
notice is that Baba did not force pace of spiritual advancement
in this visitor’s case any more than in others’
cases. Baba would have had excellent reasons to immediately
promote Khaparde’s spiritual interests because Khaparde
had been in one of his previous janmas a fellow pupil
along with Baba under the same Guru. In another janma
he had been a member of the same family with Baba, having
sufficient to live upon but still, being impelled by high
ambition, Khaparde had chosen to leave the family and
seek royal service in order to advance his economic or
This just gives a hint
that ambition was deep in the nature of Khaparde not only
in the 19th century birth but in previous births as well.
Such a person would have had excellent help for striving
high up in the spiritual line. Yet Baba did not force
the pace. He allowed him to take his own time and adopt
his own ways for his spiritual amelioration. Like 95 percent
of the orthodox religious people, Khaparde also had his
religious convictions and ideas of spiritual improvement.
Therefore, he went on
with his prayers, attendance at bhajans, and study of
Panchadasi, Paramamrita, Yoga Vasishta, and Dasa Bodha.
These no doubt have their value, but most of the orthodox
people make the study of these and the adoption of the
other programmes mentioned above, the be-all and end-all
of religion. They stop all their spiritual practices with
these. In Sai's course these formed a very minor item
in one's spiritual advancement. The main thing is to surrender
to the Guru whole heartedly and be at his mercy for everything,
depending upon the Guru for everything and treating him
as the all-in-all of the sadhaka.
Khaparde was certainly
not prepared to make such surrender. In fact the two great
essentials for a sadhaka are Nishta and Saburi, that is,
full faith in the Guru and a readiness to wait long, very,
long for seeing the benefits. Baba had adopted that course
himself and had given Nishta and Saburi, to his own Guru.
As for Khaparde, he was not prepared with full Nishta,
that is, full faith in his Guru. He maintained his old
line of thought, that is, great attachment to wealth,
comfort, name, position and a slight veneer of religiosity
combined with respectable life as quite sufficient for
With such a mentality,
one could not expect any great advance in his spiritual
condition. Sai Baba did not force the pace and make him
surrender all that. Sai knew or had ordained the subsequent
life of Khaparde after releasing him from the immediate
danger of prosecution, namely that his ambitions and energies
were to be all utilised in totally different fields and
his greatness was to consist in becoming an M.L.C. and
the father of a Minister of the Central Provinces. All
that Khaparde achieved. No doubt he has made a fairly
good advance in religion as understood by him.
However great that advance
may be, especially from his own standpoint, that advance
cannot be treated as an advance from Sai' s viewpoint.
Any Sai sishya would see that all that is insignificant
and amounts to practically nothing when compared with
what Sai could achieve for him had he surrendered himself
to Sai. But in the case of Khaparde he was very far from
attempting the Sai view-point.
Humility and a readiness
for poverty were the pre-requisites for one to benefit
by contacting a Samartha Sadguru. Khaparde notes that
when his wife massaged the feet of Baba, the latter said
that Dixit should give Rs.200/- to her. This at once mortified
Khaparde. His pride felt wounded at the idea that he,
a practicing lawyer, should be thought so low as to make
his wife receive Rs.200/- from a Bombay lawyer like Dixit,
though funds were indeed very low and he badly required
Rs.200/- or more. Later he understood that Rs.200/- was
only symbolical, that it meant to show Dixit's achievements
of poverty and patience or contentmart with his poor lot.
Khaparde rebelled at this idea also.
He did not want poverty.
He did not go to Shirdi to remain poor forever. On the
other hand he wanted to amass wealth and attain high position
and Sai was his cat' s paw to get at the desired things.
Khaparde never forgot that he was an Honorable Member
of the Council and had 'visited England, was high up in
politics and looked up to by all and sundry as a great
social and political leader and a highly learned scholar
who could even teach Panchadasi to Upasani and others.
The diary frequently
mentions that his position was all-in-all in his eyes
and when others came to Shirdi, he was an institution
to be visited by them just as they visited Baba. He spent
his time in talks with such visitors, and in his study
of the dairy papers, to note especially what happened
in the world generally, perhaps with special reference
to his own condition and the possibilities of his own
delicate position getting more delicate and more dangerous.
A psycho-analyst studying
the diary would at once declare the mentality displayed
in the diary is almost the antipodes of what the mentality
of a sadhaka like Dixit should be and was. Dixit made
considerable advance and, as Khaparde notes, turned over
a new leaf, and on his face there was a visible calm due
to his internal peace. He notes the same in the case of
Bala Saheb Bhate, a retired Mamlatdar, who had the same
calm on his face, though he had forsaken the lucrative
office of a Mamlatdar, without anything to fall back upon.
Yet he was able to achieve
great calm. These are the exact opposites of Khaparde.
Baba's dealing with such a person on the spiritual side
is highly interesting. In some matters Khaparde's moral
and spiritual condition was far from being satisfactory,
and it was known to Baba. Of course, this should not be
discussed either in the diary or in this biography, but
there is sufficient hint given of that position in Baba's
dealings with him as mentioned in the diary. Khaparde
notes that Baba gave him advice in a fatherly way, keeping
Khaparde alone for giving that advice.
To show him that at
the age of 58 he should no longer be thinking of sex gratification,
Baba gently gives a hint by calling his wife Ajibai, meaning
an old lady. Khaparde unable to take the same viewpoint
mentions the same in the diary regarding it as some¬thing
unintelligible whereas for one who is able to read between
the lines and note what is behind the scenes and what
was to happen later on, it is clear that Baba was pressing
the button just at the proper point and gave a valuable
Again as to the possibility
of further progress, especially in the matter of reaching
God, that is realising Satchitananda, nothing could be
done in dealing with a sadhaka in Khaparde's condition
unless he should thoroughly submit himself to Baba's rigorous
discipline. Yet what did Baba do? Did he give up the task
as hopeless? Certainly not. To Baba nothing is hopeless.
Khaparde could work at reaching Satchitananda, but not
at that time nor perhaps in that life. So, he eggs him
on to great efforts in that noble direction.
He gives him a Pisgah-sight
of that promised land. He favours with a few Yogic glances
off and on, the effect of these Yogic glances being to
immerse Khaparde deep in a pool of bliss without any external
visible stimulus whatever. Khaparde' s joys in getting
a fat sessions case or success in a sensational trial
or getting loud plaudits or cheers from the mass listening
to his humorous and highly cutting comments and also his
domestic joys were perhaps the highest that he had experience
Till he came to Sai
all his joys evidently were joys due to external causes,
but when Baba's glances came, without any external stimulus,
without any fee, or birth of a grandchild or applause
he felt waves of joy swallowing up his being for hours.
This is an indication that the soul has vast resources
of the highest sort of bliss independent of external stimuli.
This is a very valuable
spur to one at working hard and proceed to realise Parabrahma
or Satchitananda, which would give him joy and peace without
any external cause forever. This is one of the valuable
spiritual services rendered to Khaparde by Sri Sai. There
may be one or two more of that sort noticeable in the
diary but perhaps in this article unconsciously the dissection
of Khaparde has gone to unpardonable lengths, and it is
high time that such dissection stopped.
A careful reader of
his diary might light upon the other point not mentioned
here, that is, points in which Sai Baba analysed his character
and promoted the chance of his reaching a high spiritual
state and reaching God or Satchitananda.”……
I was suffering from deception,
material losses, betrayal and physical assault. The expected
outcome was depression, very high sugar levels and severe
diabetic condition with a reading of 460-75. I suffered
because that was karmic. My secretary even presented me
with Sai Satcharita - but my sanskaras perhaps prevented
me from reading it. But His grace and blessings had to
lead me to it. Finally when the situation became desperate
with court cases and police stations, losing properties
in the court and I was left without even a house to stay
in, I took shelter in a government quarter. Then one day
a friend suggested that I visit the Sai temple and read
Satcharita. I read it in a saptaah. Then I read it in
one day. Then someone suggested I read Gurucharita. I
read that too. Each story and chapter was a revealing
lesson to me. I learnt a lot. Meanwhile, my health improved.
Earlier I could not walk and found it very painful to
stand up after squatting for a while. I was detected with
cancer in both breasts. I did parikramas. The next scan
projected an arrest - status quo. My health improved.
My daughter secured a seat in medical school. I received
the promotion that was denied to me for 23 years. One
of my research articles caught the attention of the Prime
Minister’s staff and I received appreciation.
Even now I get depressed because
the forces that are creating difficulties are so many,
but I chant the name of Sai - consciously and sub-consciously
every waking minute of the day. He has finally, after
testing me for years, willed so much progress in a span
of three years. He will right every wrong done to me by
fellow men and women. I have found the beauty of his omnipresence
even in China - when I wondered when I can see a champa
flower. When I returned - the first Thursday after I returned,
the priest at the temple gave me a champa flower from
His lotus feet. He is there when I seek Him. Without Him
I would have perished.
My only worry - this morning
in chapter 16 of Sri Gurucharitra, I have read about the
duties of a woman. I see that only women have responsibilities
and duties. Men do not. No matter what husbands may do
wives must tolerate and have forbearance and patience.
I have been married for 24 years. From day one I was exploited,
abused, taunted, maligned, and beaten up. I had to bring
up my two children with little or no support from my husband.
He has neglected the children too. I have never neglected
my duties as a daughter in law. They were my responsibility
and I served them with pleasure. I cannot even repeat
some of the things said to me. I have paid up his debts.
All this is possible by Sai's Grace. But as a mortal I
always craved for a little concern - some affection -
it has never come through. I am working and therefore
financially not on the road. But in similar situations,
women who are not educated, not employed, have to find
other ways. Why should they not remarry so someone better
can take care of them? I know shaastras say something
different. They were written when the world was not so
materially oriented. Now everything is money based. So
employment is important. If the husband cannot support
should the wife commit suicide? What about the children?
I feel strongly that some system be evolved to make life
more secure for women and children and old parents.
Some of my doubts and questions
are answered soon and some after a long time. But no query
goes unanswered. I am developing more and more faith in
Baba. I am sure He is The One!
experience, articles poems etc.
me Baba, I do not want to be in this worldly race
Wasting precious time on earth, running from place to
Searching for illusory name and fame, with reluctant but
With you around, isn’t that disgusting and a disgrace?
Immersed in you I want to be, so please shower your Divine
Bind me to your love and devotion with a super strong
Help me serve your command, but my name leaving no trace
And as your humble disciple, send me from place to place
Life after life, in your loving service, let me go without
And when I happily meet you, face to face,
I hope you proudly say ‘Come my son, you have been
experience, articles poems etc.
TOPIC OF DISCUSSION
- A soul has to take on a body made up of five tatwas
to come to this earth. It is said that soul has to take
birth to learn and to experience each and every aspect
of human emotion without forgetting its original state
i.e, purity, love and bliss. It is through this human
life that a soul can finally merge with the holy divine
Paramatma from which it was separated millions of years
ago. In every birth, the soul strives to reach perfection
so that it can get enlightened and become aware of the
truth about oneness of the universe i.e., ALL IS ONE.
All souls are a tiny
part of that Supreme Divine Power thereby implying that
all souls have that tiny spark of Supreme Spirit within.
However, after taking human birth, in ignorance, the soul
cannot recall its original state, gets entangled in earthly
enjoyments and forgets its mission of self realization
and subsequently the God realization.
- In its human form the soul cannot sit idle. It creates
various karmas in the process of living, becomes attached
to materialism over and above spiritualism. Whether the
karma is ‘good’ or ‘bad’, it is
immaterial. The universal law takes note of all the actions
a soul performs to carry out its earthly existence. It
is said that all such karmas accumulate and become Sanchit
It is said that all
our karmas are recorded and stored in our Akashic records.
A soul cannot merge with the spirit unless it has worked
out the cause and effect of its Karma because universal
law functions flawlessly and impartially. When the soul
is reborn again, it brings with it some portion out of
this Sanchit karma to work out in the present birth. This
portion of karma is called Prarabdh. It is said that seventy
five percent life of a soul is preordained and a soul
has no say in it. Soul has to bear it whether it brings
worldly happiness or worldly sadness. For the balance
twenty five percent of life the soul can use its God given
freewill which creates Kriyaman Karma. These kriyaman
karma also result in accumulating more Sanchit karma.
Prarabdh - Outcome of Prarabdh are those
happenings in the souls earthly life, which happen without
any or little effort. Soul feels happy when it gains materialistic
comforts, pleasures and position in life but it gets totally
baffled when it loses the very same possessions unexpectedly,
without any explainable reason. Soul does not realize
that this is the fruit or effect of the cause of its Prarabdh
in this lifetime. For example, we find a good human being
doing all the best for the world but yet suffering from
a deadly disease, a selfish person getting success in
almost any activity it undertakes. All this is happening
due to Prarabdh of these souls
Imagine how it could
be when different souls come together in a lifetime and
form a family. Each soul has its own Prarabdh and its
own individual journey. But universal law is perfect.
It arranges the soul groups so effectively that one soul’s
Prarabdh matches with the Prarabdh of other souls. Thus
souls living in a family life not only perform their respective
earthly duties but also work out their Prarabdh together.
This way they keep
coming back on earth again and again, learn their lessons
and help each other to work out their balance karmas till
their last earthly desires has been fulfilled. The soul
discards its human body once its Prarabdh of current lifetime
is worked out completely. However, Maya plays such a strong
role that it takes ages for an ignorant soul to work out
all its karma and realize that the Supreme Divine Power
is nowhere else but within.
How to work out Karma
- The biggest question is how can the effect of Karmas
be effaced? Man's actions or karmas are the manifestations
of his thoughts. Karma is any action, thought, feeling,
emotion generated by mind of a Man. The mind, by projecting
thoughts to sense-organs, enjoys pleasures. It, more or
less, identifies itself with these thoughts and pleasures.
At that time, it does
not think of anything else. Actually, the earthly thoughts
and impulses should be converted into the zeal for securing
internal bliss and happiness after attaining a perfect
balance between materialism and spiritualism. In simple
terms, soul must perform duties as required to be performed
in its earthly lifetime with a sense of detachment i.e,
without feeling sad about losses and without feeling elated
about gains. But then it is easier said than done.
- Meditation is one way for the soul to connect to the
higher self. In Sai Satcharita, readers have been advised
to look inwards. The soul should find a quiet place, close
eyes and meditate. The purpose is to withdraw all the
five senses inwards, make them inactive because these
senses have been given to the soul to see, hear, taste,
touch and enjoy the external world only. The practice
of meditation in solitude consists in reverting and raising
the internal spark of the soul, to try to reach the higher
self. It is said that the seat of that spark is at midpoint
behind the eyes called Third Eye or Krishna Consciousness.
When such a condition
begins to supervene to some extent, as a result of performing
the meditation practices, the working of Karmas, both
internally and externally, is automatically enfeebled.
On getting some bliss and joy internally, and on witnessing
the love, grace and mercy of the Supreme Being, the meditator’s
mind, is of itself, detached from the world and its pleasures.
The pleasures of the world become insipid. The situation
is the same. However its effect on the meditator’s
mind changes. The soul finds peace in all the situations
it finds itself in - whether good or bad - it does not
matter any more.
After this, the longing for
progress in meditation, and higher and higher bliss, goes
on increasing. Worldly desires are curtailed. The soul
always gives priority to the will, grace and mercy of
the Supreme Being in whatever he does. It subordinates
its desires to the will of the Supreme Being. Thus the
soul is entangled in Kriyaman Karmas very little or not
at all. This cuts short the chain of its Karmas.
Prarabdh Karmas, which are
unfolding in this very life will be very much mitigated
by the grace and mercy of the Divine Spirit. This way
the soul is able to withdraw from the eyes, it goes on
getting detached from the body and the world. In the wakeful
state, the seat of the spirit is behind the eyes. It is
here that pains and pleasures are felt and Karmas are
performed. Therefore, as the spark of soul is withdrawn
from here with the help of spiritual exercises, pains
and pleasures cease to be felt. In this way, the effect
of Prarabdh Karmas is lightened.
As to the Sanchit Karmas, that
are stored in Akashic records (mind-sky) in the form of
seed-impressions. They will fructify in a future life.
As the soul penetrates these records in its ascent to
higher regions, the Sanchit Karmas appear in the form
of thoughts and impulses. They come into play for a short
while only and are obliterated and finally the Sanchit
karma are also cleared.
If one has the grace of Sadguru,
it will not take long for a soul to achieve the desired
results. In Sai Satcharita, where Sai Baba has translated
the Sanskrit shloka for Nanasaheb, this thing has been
brought out very beautifully. At another place it has
been beautifully explained how with Guru’s grace,
the soul realizes that the meditator and the object of
meditation all are ONE.
Bhakti - As per Sai
Satcharita, progressing on Bhakti marg is the easiest
way to get free from the Karmas. The mind cannot sit idle
but if we give it some wise thought, say, chanting ‘Sai
Sai’ always, get rid of feeling of doership and
surrender all our actions, thoughts and ourselves to our
Sadguru Sainath, we have taken our first step towards
working out our karma fast. Sai Baba will work internally
and remind the soul of its purpose of taking human birth.
This does not mean
that the soul will not have to work out the Prarabdh.
Sai Baba will not come in the functioning of the universal
law but Baba will make the soul strong enough that it
will not feel the effect of Prarabdh, i.e, soul will not
be ecstatic when it gains and will not feel depressed
when it suffers. Sadguru Sainath will grace us with strength
necessary to work out our Prarabdh easily. This is what
we mean when we say that Sadguru works out the karma of
devotees. But then are we willing to work for ourselves
and absolve ourselves of our Prarabdh the way Baba has
Vandana Ritik, New Delhi
your views on Topic of Discussion- DHARMA AND KARMA,
WHICH ONE SHOULD HAVE PRIORITY
I am an ardent devotee of the Shirdi Sai Baba. Baba is
in my thoughts throughout the day and this keeps me going.
I have read many books and articles on the Shirdi Sai
Baba but none of them mention that Satya Sai Baba is the
incarnation of Shirdi Baba whilst in Puttuparthi it is
said the the Satya Sai is the Shirdi Sai incarnate. Please
assist me with an answer.
Kishore Bhikha, South Africa
Once a man had a dream where he was walking along with
his Lord (Sai) on the beach and he saw his life flashing
across the sky. He also noticed two sets of footprints
in the sand one his and the other his Lord's. However
he also noticed that during the saddest and the hardest
time in his life there was only one set of footprints.
So he asked his Lord I thought you said that you will
always be with me, then why when I did you leave me when
I needed you the most. The man thought he saw only his
footprint in the sand during sad times. The Lord said
my child I love you and will never leave you. You see
only one set of footprints in those times when you needed
me the most as it is then that I carried you. Please remember
this always that our Sai will never leave us even when
we think he may have.
Patel, New Jersey, USA
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Daily Operating Hours:
7:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Extended hours on THURSDAY and SATURDAY: 7:00 am to 10:00
pm. Baba's Kakad
Aarti, Abhishek Puja, Madhyan Aarti, Dhoop Aarti, Satcharita
Reading and Shej Aarti are performed every day.
Bhajans and Sai Naam
Sankirtan are offered to Baba on Thursday and Saturday
such as Satcharitas, Photos, CDs are available.
Please visit our website for information on Mandir activities.
SHIRDI SAI PARIVAR
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,
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
SRI SAI BABA
MANDIR OHIO USA
Road, Dublin, OH-43016
Daily timings and activities:
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM 9:00 AM Kakad Arati, 12:00 Noon:
Madhyan Arati 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm: 6:00 PM: Dhoop
Arathi, 8:30 PM: Shej Arathi
Temple is open from
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Sai Bhajans followed by Mangal
Arati and Shej Arati at 9:30 PM.
For more information
please call at 614-799-8411 or visit http://www.saibaba.cc/.
SHIRDI SAI CENTER,
BAY AREA, CALIFORNIA
Location: 897-B E. Kifer
Rd, Sunnyvale, CA - 94086
Daily timings and activities:
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
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
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Shirdi Sai Bhajans
For more information please
call 408-705-7904 / 408-564-6704 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or
visit our website at http://www.shirdisaiparivaar.org/
SHIRDI SAI TEMPLE OF ATLANTA
Location: 700 James
Burgess Road,Suwanee GA 30024, USA
The North America Shirdi Sai Temple is located at 700
James Burgess Road,Suwanee GA 30024.Temple is open all
seven days of the week. Baba's Kakad Aarti, Abhishek Puja,
Madhyan Aarti, Dhoop Aarti and Shej Aarti are performed
every day. Bhajans are sung on all thursday and sunday
evenings. For information regarding the daily schedule,
temple activities and events please visit Mandir's website:
or call 678-455-7200
SHRI SHIRDI SAI
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
For more information, please email mailto:email@example.com
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
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,
7.00 pm - 7.50 pm Sai
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 Ravi Chittajallu (Secretary) Mobile: (+64) 21 332 922
Address: Shri Shirdi Sai Baba Sansthan of NZ, P.O. Box:
Sandringham, Auckland, New Zealand. Visit our website
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