N E W S L E T T E R
VOL76, MARCH 2009
 

FROM SHRI C.B. SATPATHY'S MESSAGE

……“Devotees speak volumes about their masters. They speak on the Master’s glory, personality, activities, miracles, their personal experiences, and of other devotees and group activities etc. Particularly, when it comes to Shri Sainath Maharaj devotees speak more about dreams with relation to Him, their own experience, which they call miracles and on their emotive interaction with Baba. In short, they experience Him as a Personal God, who can be a Sadguru or a deity.

Some of them worship a number of Personal Gods at the same time and therefore, find it difficult to focus on one. In any case the One Ultimate has to be beyond all the Personal Gods. A Personal God, by whatever name, is called Saguna (with certain qualities and powers) Sakara (a form which a human mind can ordinarily comprehend). A finer understanding of God is Nirguna (beyond such limited qualities and powers), Nirakara (beyond specific forms). Nirguna Nirakara - this means seeing or experiencing the essence of God or that Ultimate reality or Brahma in all its creations, i.e., in the devotee himself and in the entire manifested and non-manifested creation around him.

By this logic all statues or paintings, structures (like Samadhis), names, Aartis, Mantras, Charan Padukas, etc. are symbols of God and certainly not God, the Ultimate. Such symbols are generally worshipped and contemplated on, as it is easy for the limited human mind to comprehend them. The question is whether the human mind should necessarily be limited, or a path should be chosen to keep it limited. If any path or any religion prescribes such an approach, it itself is limited.

Hinduism prescribes certain methods by which a devotee can graduate from Sakara (limited form of) worship to Nirakara (form-less) worship. Religion means both ritualism and spiritualism. Unless one transcends ritualism, it is difficult to enter into the arena of spiritualism in the true sense of the term. Spiritualism means to follow the true diktats of the spirit within.

Generally speaking, ‘the spirit within’ means the soul, which is a part of that God, the Ultimate who encompasses both the seen and unseen, the living and non-living aspects of nature and from the smallest particles to biggest stars. Spiritualism, therefore, has necessarily to expand the spirit of the soul from its limited body-bounden awareness to a vast cosmic awareness. If sheer ritualism like Puja, Archana, Yagyans does not uplift the spirit of the individual or expand his mental horizon, it certainly is not spiritualism.

Generally, it is due to the lack of understanding of what real spiritualism means that most of the devotees spend their whole life doing certain rituals without progressing. From multiple forms of God to a single form God to a formless state of God is the real prescription for spiritualism. Multiple form worships (i.e. of deities etc.) do not give focus on a particular form.

Since these various symbolic representations of different aspects of nature go with various functions and powers, a person worshipping these forms gets scared to stop such worship even when he understands that he has to graduate to a formless state of worship. For example, Shri Ganapati is for the removal of obstructions, Shri Durga is for protection against enemies or Shri Laxmi is for prosperity or Shri Hanumana for courage, etc.

No doubt that all the four deities are manifestations of the Ultimate One but then on whom does the devotee concentrate? Where then is the question of what is called “Ekagra Chitta” as a sine-qua-non for subtle experience of God. In such a situation one has to choose one of the two ways. Either to worship the Ultimate One (Nirguna Nirakara) going beyond the worship of these deities or to evolve through these limited forms to the Ultimate reality through Gyana Marga (Path of Knowledge).

All spiritual practitioners in all ages, of whichever religion, have gone through this process of leaving the forms and contemplating on the formless state of God or in experiencing the formless state of God through the forms. The Perfect Masters or Sadgurus always taught the same method to their disciples at a certain stage of evolution.

Those who followed them and tried to experience the impersonal aspects of God evolved faster than those that stuck on to the Personal aspect of God only. Thus Baba has clearly stated in Shri Sai Satcharitra that the best way of worship is to experience Him as a Formless, Universal existence. If not, to worship Him with a form. Therefore, the devotee of Baba while worshipping Him with a form, should always try to experience Him as the formless. But then, the big question is how to be focused and be in a state of “Ekagra Chitta” when too many forms are contemplated on at the same time. Is not the form of the Sadguru enough!.”…….


FROM "LIFE OF SAI BABA" BY NARASIMHA SWAMI

……“Baba gave advice to Chandorkar as to how to behave in society. Baba himself behaved excellently in respect of every relation in society. What are the ties of Baba and what were the ties also of Baba in previous janmas, and what would be his ties in future? Baba recognised in his accounts of previous births and of the present one that he had parents, and that he had to help and support his mother or his father, and his brothers and sisters. He recognised that sisters of his former janmas gave him support, and took birth in this janma again to continue the support.

Tatya Patil’s mother, Bayaji Bai, was a sister of his previous birth and by that strong tie she took immense pains to see him fed, especially in his young nomadic days at Shirdi, when he used to wander into the jungles not caring for food. She would run into those jungles and feed him wherever he might be. From the beginning of his life, this sister made it certain that he would have his food and not starve. For such a provision one must be indeed highly grateful, and Baba was grateful.

Baba could never forget even the slightest offices done to him. On one occasion when he climbed up a house and wanted to descend, and a ladder was brought to him, he paid Rs.2/- to the man who brought the ladder, saying that services should not be accepted gratis.

Similarly when a Muslim applicant for dynamite, who had been twice improperly refused licence by the Collector, came to Baba for his intercession, Baba told Chandorkar that he (Chandorkar) must help that applicant with a license for dynamite for deepening his well. Baba said, ‘This time let him present the application to the Collector, and the Collector will grant the license’. Baba added, ‘This man has left a box with us, and it is not proper for us to say ‘no’, when he asks for its return’. Chandorkar explained that statement to mean that applicant had done in a former birth some good service to Baba or to him (Chandorkar) or to both, and out of gratitude; he must be helped on this occasion.

When Baba was so full of gratitude even for such slight services, he would be the last person to forget a lifelong support for feed, etc, such as Bayyaji Bai gave him. He never forgot it. In addition to that, her son Tatya Patil was attending upon him at the mosque and spent his nights for many long years with Baba, serving Baba and sleeping with Baba. Baba, remembering all that, was very affectionate towards Tatya.

Tatya would call Baba 'Mama', that is maternal uncle, and Baba would refer to Tatya as 'Puthna' or nephew. Baba would not get up from his bed till Tatya came up and lifted him and lit up his pipe for him to smoke. He was watching over all devotees no doubt, but especially over Tatya, and he gave him frequent advice based upon his own superior knowledge. When there was the danger of his valuable horse getting damaged by a journey, Baba warned him. Tatya did not mind the warning and went on the journey, and nearly lost his horse.

Similarly on other occasions Baba gave him the use of his Antarjnana or supersensual knowledge. But what people mostly judge by is the extent to which one gives them worldly goods. Baba gave plenty of the world's goods to Tatya. During the last ten years when Baba was getting a Provincial Governor's income, Tatya was daily paid a fixed sum on which income tax was levied. With his funds, Tatya was able to build three storeyed houses for himself and purchase lands also. He grew rich and respectable, and was looked up to as a person who was the pet of Baba. It is even said that in 1918 when Baba said that Tatya would die, Tatya was saved. Some people believe that Baba gave up his own life in order to save Tatya's life. A dictum in Srimad Bhagavata is

Gururnasasyat svajano na sasyat,
Na mochayet yah samupeta mrityum

This means, ‘If one does not save the life of a person in peril of death, he is unfit to be called a Guru, kinsman, etc'. Baba has said that he would sacrifice his own life for his bhaktas who concentrate their affection on him. This certainly applied to Tatya. Baba's concern for Tatya Patil's family did not stop with mere provision of funds. Unfortunately, amongst the Patils' families, all of whom were devoted to Baba, there were divisions and factions. Baba was watching over them. On one occasion in the Mosque, he suddenly said, “Don't beat, don't beat”.

When G.S. Khaparde's son asked Baba why he said so, Baba explained that in the quarrels between the Patils there was imminent danger of clash, and to prevent it he said, “Don't beat, don't beat”. That is how Baba has been safeguarding and helping Tatya and his people. He helped Tatya (by a chamatkar) in his criminal appeal against the conviction and sentence of Raghu and others. In so many other ways also, Baba has helped Tatya. So it is clear that Baba recognised the bonds of kinship with Tatya as binding on him, and exercised all his powers for his benefit.

He has rendered similar help to a number of others. These ties of kinship are called ‘Rinanubandha’. Baba has stated that Rinanubandha has to be respected. That ‘rina’ may be due to kinship in past births or in the present. Baba stated his kinship to Kondaji, G.S. Khaparde, and others. He recognises Guru bandhutva, that is, being under the same master, as a powerful bond or tie or rina. Once, he said that Dada Kelkar, G.S. Khaparde, Bapu Saheb Jog, H.S. Dixit, Shama and he (Baba) were all under one common Guru in a previous birth, as Guru bandhus, and, therefore, he had brought them together in this life so that they might renew their contact. He helped each of the above in a very remarkable degree, as set out fully in other chapters of this book.

To Upasani also he revealed the fact that the ancestors of Baba and Upasani were for centuries closely connected, and in consequence Baba was under a very heavy obligation to help Upasani, to lever him up, so to speak, Baba said to Balakrishna Sastri (Upasani Baba's brother) 'There was a tree or a log of wood. There were two on it, evidently one at each and, and by pressing oneself down, the other would be levered up'. Baba said, 'One of these went down and the other went up'. Sri Upasani Baba explained this to mean that it was something like see-saw and that Baba had levered up Sri Upasani in this way. That is, by his powers he had raised the spiritual level and the happiness of Upasani Baba vesting him also with considerable psychic power or siddhi.

Baba recognised even playmates and said he found at a particular tomb that a girl who had been a playmate of his was dead and buried in a tomb, and he found her haunting that tomb. So, he went there and remained there a little while, and afterwards took her with him and brought her to a Babul tree (at Shirdi) and kept her there, evidently for further spiritual elevation of her soul.

Baba recognised his rinanubandha even to animals in the present or past. Mrs. G.S. Khaparde was once a cow that gave him plenty of milk, and on account of that rinanubandha, she, after becoming human and the daughter of a gardener, was levered up into a Kshatriya family, a rich Vaisya family, and finally a Brahmin family. In all her janmas she renewed her conatact with Baba and gave him food. Baba in his turn helped her, and in this janma Baba gave her ‘Rama Mantra’. He not only massaged her, but asked her to repeat ‘Rajaram, Rajaram’, as that would ensure her Sadgati.”……


DEVOTEE EXPERIENCE

Recently I had, what seemed like a nightmare. Somebody was beating me and I was not able to see the person's face. It reached a point when I was in pain and couldn't do anything to stop this person. The person, wearing black clothes, continued beating me on the ribs and arm. The pain that I was suffering soon became unbearable and I screamed out in utter pain: "Sai Baba!" Suddenly within seconds the beating stopped and a person in white kafni appeared from the side and unfortunately at that moment, my eyes closed - I had passed out.

After a while, as I opened my eyes, I noticed that there was bruising all over my chest area but the person in black clothes had disappeared and Baba in his white kafni stood above me and just smiled for a while and then vanished. This was not the first time that Baba has appeared to me - several times He has always warned me about any mishaps that are about to happen or has always helped me.

I have had other experiences of Baba's vision but the most remarkable one was few years back, when I left Kenya and had forgotten to pack my Sai Satcharita. When I reached London, I remembered it and tried to get my friend to send it to me but he didn't. So I was very upset and was not able to find another copy of it and I said that whenever I could go to Shirdi, I would get a copy. Then in 1994, my sister got married in India and everywhere that we went, we either met people who were devotees of Sai Baba, or we saw his portraits and photos.

After the wedding, I had planned to go to Shirdi but was not able to do so. But just a few days before I was due to return to the UK, we got an offer to go to Shirdi. Upon reaching there, I immediately went to Baba's mandir and prayed and the guide then asked what I wanted to do in the short time that I had left. My immediate reply was to get a copy of Sai Satcharita. I was told that it would take a while before I would be able to obtain a copy so I asked the guide to wait for me. He didn't say anything and everybody else was forced to wait. But a miracle took place as within five minutes several copies arrived and one was handed over to me along with some udi.

A few years later as I was going through an old suitcase of mine, I noticed a book with a red cover and saw the writing "Sai Satcharita." I quickly opened it and saw that it was the copy that I had forgotten in Kenya and not the one that I had brought from Shirdi. I could not understand how it reached there and I still can't. Just a while back I enquired whether my friend had sent me the book. The reply I received was that there were so many things that he had sent me but he was not able to remember a book of any sort being sent.

Pratik Jasani, United Kingdom

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POEM

'Om SaiRam'

SaiRam,
You are one with ShriRam,
You are one with Hanuman,
You are one with Nanak,
You are one with Siddhi Vinayak,
You are one with Christ,
You are one with Gopal,
You are one with Ali,
You are one with Mahakal,
You are One and you are All.

Blessed are the people, who served You at Your Shirdi Dham,
One who meditates on You gets all he wants,

Your presence is everywhere; Let it be India or seven seas beyond,

Your Leelas are amazing SaiRam,
You are omnipotent and omnipresent Bhagwan,

You live in hearts of all, 
You help your devotees whenever they call,

Bless your people with your divine grace SaiRam,
Om SaiRam.

Nitesh Shrivastava, USA

 

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TOPIC OF DISCUSSION

NEED OF POOJA AND PRAYER

Prayer is a form of communion with God. At this time you are completely alone with Him; there is no one or nothing between the two of you. You are revealed as you are with no artificiality or ornamentation. He knows everything already; your wants, your anxieties, your expectations, your every thought. So nothing needs to be said or asked for.

Prayer can be a silent communion where you stand before Him with folded hands, laying everything before Him including yourself. Or prayer can be a conversation with Him where you unfold your very soul or talk about the trivialities, which are affecting you at the moment. You cannot talk to anyone so honestly or truthfully as you can to Him.

There is total acceptance and a non-judgmental attitude that cannot be found anywhere else. If you get into the habit of chanting God's name with every breath you take you are praying through the day; you do not need to set apart a separate time for prayer. Sai Baba tells us clearly to remember him with every breath we take; that is the only prayer we need.

When we perform pooja, it is a sort of self-discipline where we do certain rituals in a prescribed manner. Some of us feel the need for that. During that time we are somehow elevated to a different plane. The ingredients used for the ritual also purify our environment. This helps not only the individual but everyone around him. It is essential to keep aside a time to do pooja as it has a soul cleansing quality about it. But if we chant His name internally all the time nothing else is necessary as we then feel His presence at all times. That is all we need to lead a fulfilling life. 

Nirmala Pandit, Chennai

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DEVOTEES' FORUM

Smitha, USA

I started my Sai devotion by seeing the Hindi movie on Sai. Then I came to know about the Satya Sai Baba from others. But I was not satisfied. Then I came to know about the Sai Satcharita. And after reading that I really pray Sai. I used to send some money and used to get udi from Shirdi. One day my father had training in Nasik and I had given him 30 rupees to give to Shirdi if he was lucky enough to go there.

While he was waiting for the bus one man came and told him he doesn't have the money to go to Shirdi. So my dad asked him how much he wants. He said 30 rupees and when I heard that I knew that He is for real. Now I pray him as my God and may be not praying other Gods or not giving that much importance may be I don't know. So my mother feels that Sai has the position of a Guru and we need to pray God. I am confused and I cannot think that he is not my God. When I am in tension I pray Om Sree Sai Nathaya nama. In the morning and evening I pray everybody. And I have this feeling that Sai is there for me whatever happens. I just cannot change that he is just a Guru for me He is my God. So somebody please help me understand.

Jagannathan Padmanabhan, Bangalore

Ramana Maharishi was asked by devotees that why Ramana does not perform miracles? There was a huge crowd outside the ashram as a yogi was performing unbelievable miracle. Ramana replied, Ramana as body ceased at the age of sixteen, his identity was the manifestation of Arunachala Siva. Since he did not exist how will he be aware that he is performing miracles. He was an instrument of divine for Ramana was not in the body. He lived in cosmic consciousness - there was no yesterday, today and tomorrow. Clad in loin cloth, living in caves, he was a diamond adorning the hills of Arunachala, and lived in such state for fifty four years At the time of his passing away, he said he is eternal and his spirit lives. Where will he go? In excruciating pain with severe form of ulcer in my mouth, my lungs drawing oxygen from a machine, I was feeling dehydrated at three o’clock at night. I intensely kept my mind on Ramana and fell asleep as my eyelids were tired. In my dream I saw an old man prophesizing that by next morning at 9 am I should open my mouth will find no trace of ulcer and blister in my mouth... at  the appointed time I found my mouth clean with no trace of the bruises and blisters. Who cured? Om Namo Bhagwate Sri Ramanaya

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READER'S REFLECTION

Nayanika, Moscow

Sainatha and the Sai family which is the whole wide world of creation made a dramatic entry into my life clearing all else in a manner so simple and yet so definitive and so very enchantingly. Thank you very much for making this site (www.heritageofshirdisai.org) available so that we can all merge and fuse together as a big family to synergize, motivate and refuel each other especially when there is nought else but large open spaces to be addressed.
 yours-in-saifraternity

Elisabeth Constantine, England

I would just like to say a big THANK YOU to the team who puts this wonderful newsletter so lovingly and with so much devotion to our beloved Sri Shirdi Sai, together! With much love, light and many blessings from England

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NEWS OF SHIRDI SAI ACTIVITIES

ONLINE SHIRDI SAI BABA RADIO

With the blessings and grace of Shri Shirdi Sai , the first ever online Shirdi Sai baba radio will be broadcasting,- leela's of Baba thru His bhajans in Hindi, Telugu, Marathi and Gujrati, Sai Mahima , Sai amritwani, Sai mantra ,Sai Satcharitra prayaan ,discourses ,Geeta Gyan , Vishnu Sahasaram and much much more. I will be hosting it from this thursday. I will also be sharing my experiences and experiences of other Sai devotees thru this media.

This is the first ever online radio dedicated to the lotus feet of Shri Shirdi Sai baba. Just by listening to this radio, Sai devotees will feel the bliss of Baba and His leela's around them. You can go to http://debu7366.blogspot.com/ to listen to this radio [ password- omsrisai ]or for knowing the weekly program guide and to post your request, suggestions ,feedback and comments- plz visit http://sairadio.blogspot.com/ . You will also find a lot of important information at this site in the coming weeks.

 

SHIRDI SAI BABA SANSTHAN, CANADA (TORONTO)

Located at SAI KA MADHUBAN in Unionville - Three Annual Events celebrated: Ram Navami Guru Purrnima, and Vijay Dashami, Monthly Weekly and daily Activities: Abhishek - Akhand Parayan - Bhajan Sandhaya - Aarti - Annadaan..."Prepare a Meal" - Chitra Yatra - Paduka Puja - Palki Pothi & Portrait Procession - Volunteer Sevices - Character and Moral Values. A Youth Program based on Baba's Teachings and Shri Sai Ceremonial Yatra. For event updates visit www.shirdisainath.org

INVOCATION OF BLESSINGS ON AUSPICIOUS THURSDAYS

Shri Shirdi Sai Baba Sansthan, Canada, (Toronto) cordially invite Devotees to attend - volunteer - Receive Baba's Grace and be Immersed in Divine Bliss on the AUSPICIOUS day of THURSDAY 6:30PM at the GUR MANDIR 207 Queen's Plate Drive., Etobicoke (South of Steeles on the East side of Highway 27 on Queen's Plate)

Invocation Ceremony of Baba's Divine Blessings will be conducted with Sacred Ashtotra Namavali to the accompaniment of Bhajans, Satcharita Paraayan, Naivedaya Offerings Dhoop Aarti and Mahaprasaad (Preeti Bhoj) Devotees are welcome to bring a dish for Naivedaya Offerings as inspired by Baba. Details at www.shirdisainath.org

SHRI SHIRDI SAI BABA RESOURCE CENTRE IN TORONTO

Maple Crest Private School 28 Roytech Road. Woodbridge, ON L4L 8E4 PHONE - 416-294-4804 (by appointment only). Complementary copy of "Sai Satcharita" (one per family) in all languages is now available, excluding Pothi in Marathi, Indira kher ji's English Version and Hindi Pothi by Kakaria ji,. Reserve your copy today. For pictures - posters - CD's - VCD's- Baba Murtis and other books on Baba visit the Resource Centre. On Line Shopping coming soon at www.shirdisainath.org . HERITAGE OF SHIRDI SAI MAGAZINE is now AVAILABLE IN CANADA: Send your request for subscription. Limited copies only. Email: saileela99@yahoo.com

 

SHIRDI SAI MANDIR, TORONTO, CANADA

THE SHIRDI SAI MANDIR, TORONTO, CANADA
2721 Markham Road, Unit# 8, Toronto, Ontario, M1X 1L5 (North East corner of Markham Road and Nashdene), Tel:647-444-4724, Email: info@theshirdisaimandir.ca Website:www.theshirdisaimandir.ca

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 evenings.

Various resources such as Satcharitas, Photos, CDs are available.
Please visit our website for information on Mandir activities.

 

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

 

SRI SAI BABA MANDIR OHIO USA

Location:7674 Sawmill Road, Dublin, OH-43016

Daily timings and activities:

Weekdays:
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

Weekends:

Temple is open from
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Every Thursday:
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:

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/

NORTH AMERICA 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: www.templeofpeace.org or call 678-455-7200

 

SRI SHIRDI SAI BABA TEMPLE, MICHIGAN, USA

Location: Sri Shirdi SaiBaba Temple in greater Detroit 28875 W SEVEN MILE RD, LIVONIA, MI 48125, USA

Daily timings and activities:

Kakad Aarti 09:00 AM; Abhishekam 10:00 AM; Archana 10:30 AM; Mid-day Aarti 12:00 PM; Temple Closed 12:30 - 5:30 PM; Dhup Aarti 6:00 PM; Archana & Bhajans 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; Sai Chalisa 8:00 PM; Shej Aarti 8:30 PM

Special:

Hanuman Chalisa 6:30 PM (Tuesday); Lalitha Sahasranamam 6:30 PM (Friday); Vishnu Sahasranamam 6:30 PM (Saturday);

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 Hari Gangisetty (President) Mobile: (+64) 21 629 993 Email: President@shirdisaibaba.org.nz or Bhaskar Reddy Duvvuru (Secretary) Mobile: (+64) 21 292 3807 Email: Secretary@shirdisaibaba.org.nz
Address: Shri Shirdi Sai Baba Sansthan of NZ, P.O. Box: 16142,
Sandringham, Auckland, New Zealand. Visit our website http://www.shirdisaibaba.org.nz/


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