FROM SHRI C.B. SATPATHY'S MESSAGE
is generally perceived by people as the most benevolent,
powerful, permanent and an all pervading consciousness
who controls everything and everyone in the universe Past,
Present or Future. All philosophies and religions have
theorised that God is the greatest, kindest and perennial
giver of all sorts of happiness to His creation. He is
‘Ananda Murti’ or the repository of all and
It is because of such
attributes that God is called the Omniscient, Omnipresent
and Omnipotent Almighty and is highly apotheosized in
all religions with oriental or occidental hyperboles.
Leaving aside the spiritually evolved persons or the genuine
seekers, most of the devotees when praying God nurture
a secret expectation in their conscious or subconscious
minds that their prayers will somehow draw kindness, help
and happiness from God.
means a solution to those material or psychological aspects
of life that create problems. One who in his prayers seeks
a solution to his personal problems alone cannot be called
a true seeker in the spiritual path. A genuine seeker
in the path towards God cannot expect pleasurable or desirable
events only. He has to experience and bear both pleasurable
(so called good) and painful (so called evil) experiences
with equanimity visualising God’s divine role in
both. It is not in the scheme of things of God the Almighty,
or the law of nature through which God operates, only
to give pleasurable experiences to all life forms including
If God is only ‘good’
then where does the so called ‘evil’ emanate
from? If good is opposed to evil, then there has to be
some other powerful entity who must be equal and opposite
to the benevolent God in its evil capabilities. But if
God alone is the giver of both the good and evil experiences,
then there cannot be a separate entity called ‘Satan’
or ‘Shaitan’ beyond His overall scheme in
the management of the universe. In Hinduism there is a
concept of Devatas (Positive forces of nature) and Rakhasas
(negative forces of nature).
But Hindu mythology
again explains that these powerful negative forces called
Rakhasas or Asuras used to draw their power only from
God. There are numerous instances of Lord Brahma, Vishnoo
or Shiva empowering these Rakhasas through their blessings.
Therefore, these Rakhasas or negative forces of nature
have a specific and important role in the overall scheme
of God. Hence good and evil forces and experiences are
necessary concomitants to each other just like light and
darkness. Neither can exist alone. Every good event or
good action contains an aspect of evil in it and every
evil contains an aspect of good howsoever small it may
Thus there cannot
be something called pure good or pure evil. These qualities
of good and evil as symbolised as Devatas and Rakhasas
respectively, are inbuilt into the very fabric of human
nature. These two attributes of a human being, when in
interaction with the same or similar attributes of other
human beings and of the overall nature around, create
a conflict between the opposing forces. To the ordinary
mind, such conflicts are perceived as human problems.
Given the Dialectic
Theory of nature, without such an interaction of two opposing
forces nothing can be created. If water and fire elements
were not predominantly existent on earth, no life form
would have been possible. An understanding and acceptance
of the play of two such equally opposite forces in one’s
material, mental or spiritual life is a ‘sine-qua-non’
to spiritual evolution. Both are necessary correlates
in the divine matrix. Without such an understanding it
is difficult, nay, impossible to progress in the path
of spiritual evolution.
and spiritual practices one can reinforce and enhance
the positive qualities in oneself. Such practices, however,
do not destroy the evil qualities but keep them in a dormant
state. Hence, one cannot reject the evil qualities in
oneself or in others but accept them as an aspect of nature
A worldly man cannot
either run away from the world or from the evil but can
try to contain or minimize the negative compulsions it
creates in mind. Through religious or spiritual practices,
so long as the divine qualities are kept at a higher level,
the evil qualities remain subdued and silent. But when
a person strays away from his religious path, some of
the evil qualities do raise their head, even if he has
some good qualities.
Therefore, to expect
that through prayers or other religious practices one
would get only material or mental pleasures by divine
intervention is a fallacy. Since the very plinth of acceptance
of God only as a pleasure giving entity is defective,
most people suffer more due to such conceptual inadequacies
than due to the evil qualities of others.
The nature, intensity
and possibilities of the negative or positive thoughts
can only be understood by conscious observation and analysis
of one’s own thoughts. However, most of the people
do not find it necessary or possible due to their total
involvement in the day to day worldly affairs.
Those devotees, who achieved God realization, were the
ones who had gone beyond the conflict of good - evil and
pleasure - pain through strenuous and long drawn mental
practices as prescribed by their Spiritual Master. They
were the real spiritual seekers.".........
Q & A
a person needs to develop to evolve as a disciple and
The divine quality
of a Guru or a disciple exists inherently in every human
being. During childhood, parents impart children with
elementary education necessary for their early growth.
As they grow up they go to the schools and colleges and
take formal education. In the normal course of life also
one learns many things from different people and situations,
knowingly or unknowingly. As far as it relates to the
discipleship of a spiritual or religious Guru certain
rules have to be followed.
The first necessary
quality to be a disciple is to have complete faith in
the Guru that whatever the Guru is doing in relation to
the disciple is in his best interest. The second is to
try to follow the advice and instructions of the Guru
to the best of one’s abilities. For example, if
the Guru says, “be kind and feed the poor”,
then one should do so as much as he is capable of doing.
If problems arise during carrying-out of such instructions
of the Master, then it should be tolerated and conveyed
The true Guru will
always give a solution to the problems faced by a disciple
under every circumstance. The Guru will show the path
that is suitable and easy for a devotee to follow in the
complex and difficult world. Where the Guru is not in
a physical form, there it would be proper to go through
His preachings and find out the answer. That is why frequent
reading of Shri Sai Satcharitra is always prescribed by
me to all the devotees of Baba.
BABA MAY I
ANSWER book by Shri C. B. Satpathy released on Ram Navami
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FROM "LIFE OF SAI BABA" BY NARASIMHA SWAMI
biography is the practical illustration of what Guru and
Sishya mean and of the principles that govern their conduct
and mutual relation, Hence a preliminary discourse on
these subjects is needed, though it cannot exhaust either
the general subject or its application to Sai Baba, his
Gurus and sishyas. The marga that Baba followed has puzzled
asked and ask whether he was a Yogi or a Jnani or a Bhakta
or followed any marga peculiarly his own. Several thought
and think that Baba cannot be classed under any of the
divisions applying to saints and sadhus. As a result of
study, aided by His own grace, one sees at last that he
was an adept of all the margas, though his chief marga,
was Bhakti marga, the special form of it that it described
as Guru Marga in the Guru Gita, and that Jnana and siddhis
including yoga siddhis came in the wake of his Guru bhakti.
will be made clearer as we advance in the study of Sri
Sai’s Life and of his relation to devotees. At present
in this chapter we shall state just a few preliminary
matters relating to Guru and Guru worship.
Definition: Guru may be defined as one
who imparts information or gives training to another.
Any school teacher or moral teacher or the one who teaches
the way to salvation or mukti or even teaches mantras
for various religious or secular purposes, high or low,
can be called a Guru.
The word Guru is a Sanskrit word and a number of derivations
are found especially in Guru Gita, which is a part of
the Skanda Purana. 'Gu' generally means ‘Guna’
and therefore means ‘darkness'. ‘Ru’
denotes the action of destruction just as fire destroys
or removal. So Guru means the dispeller of darkness or
Ru karah tannirodhakrit
Guru riti Abhidhiyate.
says that Guru is one who takes you from the Gunas to
That beyond the Gunas that is, Brahman.
Persian: It is always better especially when
dealing with Sai Baba whose teachings are unique and cosmopolitan
to give the word Guru its equivalents in Arabic and Persian,
as used by Sufis, Murshad is the Sufi equivalent which
Baba himself used. For example Baba said, ‘My Murshad
has taken me away from this body which is but my house’.
This means his Guru
had destroyed his identification of self with the body
Dehatma buddhi and made him realise that He the Atma is
not the body just as the fire which bums the fuel is different
from the fuel, and the seer is not seen. The Sufi equivalent
for Sishya is Talib and shakir.
Everywhere in the
world we find, the usual practise is to have Gurus.
a Guru: A Guru being a teacher, the question
as to what he teaches or what help he gives or is expected
to give, is the essential question.……
I was working in a
company for 13 years and was doing well. The person to
whom I was reporting was the head of the department. There
was management change and the person to whom I reported,
person changed. Since I was very old employee in the company,
all the employees and company head and V.P.'s called me
for work. I would do the work without looking at the clock.
If I received a call while I was at home then I would
work even though it was after office hours.
This created an ego
problem for my head of department. He wanted to take away
my responsibilities from me. He brought his own people
into department and gave various responsibilities to them.
He did not give much responsibility to me. Although he
was torturing me and I was very disappointed with his
behaviour, I kept quiet even despite his rude and harsh
behaviour towards me. As days were going by his behaviour
worsened and one day I made up my mind to find another
So I prayed to Sai
Baba. Whatever I face, good or bad, I tell Baba. So I
told Baba to give me peace, and I wanted to get a new
job with better position. One Thursday night I received
a call from a company asking me to come for the interview
the next day. I was selected for the next round and they
were happy and they asked to come on Monday for a video
conference with the head of department who is at Bombay.
However this got postponed
to Thursday. I was selected and was very happy that my
prayers were answered by Sai Baba. After I joined the
new company, the person who called me for the interview
told that he searching for the candidate for that particular
position for a long time and on that day when he was about
to call me, he was praying to Sai Baba and he was going
through my profile and then he called me for interview.
Now I am happy with my job. I got better position and
salary. And I am grateful to Sai Baba for blessing me
with a new job in a good company. Thank you Sai Baba.
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my Master, please break the silence.
Before it breaks my heart.
I waited for days.
Yet you never came,
I waited for loving grace
Yet you never sent a word.
I kept waiting for the shower
of your love
And yet it eluded me.
What is life without your grace
How do I live without your smile?
Oh I beg my Master,
please break the silence.
Before it breaks my heart.
Oh heavens, have I displeased
Oh wind have I disobeyed Him?
Oh rain have I shown disrespect to Him.?
Oh, earth have I ignored His word?
Oh time, you are the witness
to my life,
My life is His grace,
My work is His order
My actions are His commands
Oh please My master,
break the silence.
Before it breaks my heart.
Yet why do I feel restless,
Knowing you are with me,
Knowing you are my life
Knowing you are my work.
This silence is deafening,
I can’t bear this rejection.
Where do I go, where do I look
When He turns away from me.
Oh my Guru, please
break the silence.
Before it breaks my heart.
Oh my mind is not my own,
The thoughts are devestating.
Alas how do I control this
Vagarant wandering mind?
Yea cruel mind,
Stay fixed at the holy feet.
For they are the sole respite
For the mind to be free from gruesome thoughts.
Oh I plead with thee,
my Master break the silence.
Before it breaks my heart.
Oh my Master I beg thee
Take hold of my mind
Keep it at your holy feet
It is only you who can harness it
You are my mother,
You are my father
You are my life
You are the wish of my many births
Oh yes, the Master
Breaking the walls of silence
The winds delivered the sweet
That He loves me.
The loving thoughts of the folk
The sweet gestures and kind words are His words alone.
Yea ignorant mind,
Yea could not hear the hum of heart?
My Master has spoken and He sent a word,
My mind failed to recognise but my heart heard His song.
He loved me then
He loves me now,
He loves me ever
He never lets me go.
The silence is the
Between the Master and slave.
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Privileges Of Discipleship
Deve Para Bhaktir-Yatha Deve Tatha Gurau;
Tasyaite Kathita Hyarthah Prakashante Mahatmanah.
He whose devotion
to the Lord is great, and who has as much devotion to
the Guru as to the Lord, unto him, that high-souled one,
meanings of the sacred texts stand revealed (Svetasvatara
A disciple is he
who follows the instructions of the Guru to the letter
and spirit, who propagates the teachings of the Guru to
less evolved souls in the path till the end of his life.
A true disciple is
concerned only with the Divine Nature of the Guru. The
Guru’s actions as man is not the disciple’s
concern. He is totally oblivious of it. To him, the Guru
is Guru even if he acts unconventionally. Always remember
that the nature of a saint is unfathomable. Judge him
not. Measure not his divine nature with the inadequate
yardstick of your ignorance. Criticise not your Guru’s
action which is done on universal vision.
opens the vision. It kindles the spiritual fire. It awakens
the dormant faculties. It is most necessary in one’s
journey along the spiritual path. Guru and disciple become
one. Guru blesses, guides and inspires the disciple. He
transmits, transforms and spiritualises him.
Who Is Qualified
To Approach The Guru?
To approach a Guru,
you must be a proper Adhikari. Correct understanding,
non-attachment to worldly objects, serenity of mind, restraint
of the senses, absence of base passions, faith in the
Guru and devotion to God are necessary equipment with
which the aspirant has to approach the Guru.
The Guru will impart
spiritual instructions only to that aspirant who thirsts
for liberation, who duly obeys the injunctions of the
Sastras, who has subdued his passions and senses, who
has a calm mind, and who possesses virtuous qualities
like mercy, cosmic love, patience, humility, endurance,
forbearance, etc. Initiation into the mysteries of Brahman
will fructify only when the disciple’s mind becomes
desireless, and will produce Jnana in it.
direct their whole attention in the beginning towards
removal of selfishness by protracted service of Guru.
Serve your Guru with divine Bhava. The cancer of individuality
will be dissolved.
The captain of a
ship is ever alert. A fisherman is ever alert. A surgeon
in the operation theatre is ever alert. Even so, a thirsting
hungry disciple should be ever alert in the service of
Live to serve the
Guru. You must watch for opportunities. Do not wait for
invitation. Volunteer yourself for the Guru’s service.
Serve your Guru humbly,
willingly, unquestioningly, unassumingly, ungrudgingly,
untiringly and lovingly. The more you spend your energy
in serving your Guru, the more divine energy will flow
He who serves the
Guru serves the whole world. Serve the Guru without selfish
ends. Scrutinise your inner motives while doing service
to Guru. Service must be done to Guru without expectation
of name, fame, power, wealth, etc.
Obedience to Guru
is better than reverence. Obedience is a precious virtue,
because if you try to develop the virtue of obedience,
the ego, the arch-enemy on the path of Self-realisation,
slowly gets rooted out.
Only the disciple
who obeys his Guru can have command over his lower self.
Obedience should be very practical, wholehearted and actively
persevering. True obedience to Guru neither procrastinates
nor questions. A hypocritical disciple obeys his Guru
from fear. The true disciple obeys his Guru with pure
love for love’s sake.
Learn how to obey.
Then alone you can command. Learn how to be a disciple.
Then alone you can become a Guru.
Give up the delusive
notion that to submit to the preceptor, to obey him, and
to carry out his instructions is slavish mentality. The
ignorant man thinks that it is beneath his dignity and
against his freedom to submit to another man’s command.
This is a grave blunder. If you reflect carefully, you
will see that your individual freedom is, in reality,
an absolutely abject slavery to your own ego and vanity.
It is the vagaries of the sensual mind. He who attains
victory over the mind and the ego is the truly free man.
He is the hero. It is to attain victory that man submits
to the higher spiritualised personality of the Guru. By
this submission, he vanquishes his lower ego and realises
the bliss of Infinite Consciousness.
The spiritual path
is not like writing a thesis for the Master of Arts Degree.
It is quite a different line altogether. The help of a
teacher is necessary at every moment. Young aspirants
become self-sufficient, arrogant and self-assertive in
these days. They do not care to carry out the orders of
a Guru. They do not wish to have a Guru. They want independence
from the very beginning.
They think they are
in the Turiya Avastha when they do not know even the ABC
of spirituality or truth. They mistake licentiousness
or “having their own ways and sweet will”
as freedom. This is a serious, lamentable mistake. That
is the reason why they do not grow. They lose the faith
in the efficacy of Sadhana and in the existence of God.
They wander about in a happy-go-lucky manner, without
any aim, from Kashmir to Gangotri, and from Gangotri to
Ramesvaram, talking some nonsense on the way, something
from Vichara-Sagara, something from Panchadasi, and posing
If you want to drink
water at the tap, you will have to bend yourself. Even
so, if you want to drink the spiritual nectar of immortality
which flows from the holy lips of the Guru, you will have
to be an embodiment of humility and meekness.
The lower nature
of mind must be thoroughly regenerated. The aspirant says
to his preceptor: “I want to practise Yoga. I want
to enter into Nirvikalpa Samadhi. I want to sit at your
feet. I have surrendered myself to you.” But, he
does not want to change his lower nature and habits, old
character, behaviour and conduct.
ego, preconceived notions, pet ideas and prejudices, and
selfish interests should be given up. All these stand
in the way of carrying out the teachings and instructions
of one’s Guru.
Lay bare to your
Guru the secrets of your heart. The more you do so, the
greater the sympathy, which means an accession of strength
to you in the struggle against sin and temptation.
The aspirant, before
he desires the grace of the Master, should deserve it.
The supply of divine grace comes only when there is a
real thirst in the aspirant, and when he is fit to receive
descends upon those who feel utterly humble and faithful
to him. Faith is confidence and trust in Guru. Faith is
firm conviction of the truth of what is declared by the
preceptor by way either of testimony or authority, without
any other evidence or proof. The disciple who has faith
in the Guru argues not, thinks not, reasons not and cogitates
not. He simply obeys.
self-surrender to Guru and Guru’s grace are interrelated.
Surrender draws down Guru’s grace, and grace of
Guru makes the surrender complete. Guru’s grace
works in the form of Sadhana in the aspirant. If an aspirant
sticks to the path tenaciously, this is the grace of the
Guru. If he resists when temptation assails him, this
is the grace of the Guru.
If people receive
him with love and reverence, this is the grace of the
Guru. If he gets all bodily wants, this is the grace of
the Guru. If he gets encouragement and strength when he
is in despair and despondency, this is the grace of the
Guru. If he gets over the body-consciousness and rests
in his own Ananda Svarupa, this is the grace of the Guru.
Feel his grace at every step, and be sincere and truthful
How The Guru
The Guru teaches
through personal example. The day-to-day conduct of the
Guru is a living ideal to the disciple who is observant.
The life of the Guru is a living sermon to the sincere
disciple. By constant contact, the disciple imbibes the
virtues of his Guru. He is moulded gradually. Study Chhandogya
Upanishad. You will find that Indra stayed with Prajapati
for a period of a hundred and one years and served him
The Guru only knows
the spiritual needs of his disciples. He will give Upadesa
according to the disciple’s temperament and evolution.
This Upadesa should be kept a secret. Discussion among
disciples will lead to criticism of Guru and slackness
in Sadhana. There will be no spiritual progress. Follow
the Guru’s Upadesa to the very letter. Remember
it is meant for you only. The other disciples have received
Guru-Upadesa, too. Let them follow it. Do not impose the
Upadesa you have received on others.
The student can imbibe
or draw from his teacher in proportion to his degree of
faith. When the Guru comes to the aspirant to give spiritual
instructions, if the aspirant does not pay any attention,
if he is self-sufficient and heedless, if he bolts the
door of his heart, he is not benefited.
The Satguru communicates
the secret knowledge of the Upanishads to his trusted
disciples only after repeated entreaty and severe testing.
Sometimes, the Guru may even tempt his disciple, but the
latter should overcome by firm faith in the Guru.
In days of yore,
the tests were very severe. Once Gorakhnath asked some
of his students to climb up a tall tree and throw themselves,
head downwards, on a very sharp trident or Trisula. Many
faithless students kept quiet. But one faithful student
at once climbed up the tree with lightning speed and hurled
himself downwards. He was protected by the invisible hand
of Gorakhnath. He had immediate Self-realisation.
Once Guru Govind
Singh tested his students. He said: “My dear disciples!
If you have real devotion towards me, let six of you come
forward and give me your heads. Then we can have success
in our attempt.” Two faithful disciples offered
Guru Govind Singh
took them inside the camp and cut off the heads of two
The Guru tests the
students in various ways. Some students misunderstand
him and lose their faith in him. Hence they are not benefited.
The best disciple
is like petrol or aviation spirit. Even from a great distance,
he will instantly react to the spark of the Guru’s
The second class
disciple is like camphor. A touch awakens his inner spirit
and kindles the fire of spirituality in him.
The third class of
disciple is like coal. The Guru has to take great pains
in order to awaken the spirit in him.
The fourth class
of disciple is like a plantain stem. No efforts will have
any effect on him. Whatever the Guru may do, he remains
cold and inert.
Two things are necessary
for a beautifully finished idol or image. One is a perfect,
faultless, good piece of marble; the second is the expert
sculptor. The piece of marble should but unconditionally
remain in the hands of the sculptor in order to be carved
and chiselled into the fine image.
So too, the disciple
has but to cleanse himself, purify himself, and make himself
a perfectly faultless piece of marble, and placing himself
under the expert guidance of his Master, allow to be carved
and chiselled into the Image of God.
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Jai Sai ,It is indeed pleasure going thru the readers
experiences ,my suggestion would be dedicate your self
to Baba and he will 200% take care of you whatever he
does he does for our good which we don't realize at the
spur of moment but if you think and look back you must
have been benefited by baba, You should have full faith
in Baba as child has in his parents. Baba,s devotees should
have no ego, jealousy, and malice.
This is what Baba
preached and lived for. If we do something good for somebody
Baba feels very happy. If we offer food for the poor it
directly reaches him and it gives immense satisfaction
and pleasure to Baba.
Anyone can do lot
of things to his near and dear but greatness and meaning
to life is in making others happy and helping them to
come out of misery.
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ashram. Though I was alone, I never felt it and I went
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I made 3 or 4 friends and enjoyed the stay thoroughly.
Now also whenever I move out I enjoyed the serene surrounding
of Sai Baba Mandir like the one at Kapilas Dhenkanal Orissa.
I sincerely commend your effort to help people like me
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the blessing of Sai Ram .
Thanks a lot for publishing
my Sai experience in your beautiful, leading Sai Magazine.
I really feel elated. I feel like I have been accepted
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magazine. Thanks again to you and the team of Sai Heritage
magazine for the intense Sai Seva you have been doing.
This is really a miracle and blessing of Sainath Maharaj.
If there is any kind of help I can offer or seva I can
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CANADA: Send your request for subscription. Limited copies
only. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SHIRDI SAI MANDIR,
THE SHIRDI SAI MANDIR,
2721 Markham Road, Unit# 8, Toronto, Ontario, M1X 1L5
(North East corner of Markham Road and Nashdene), Tel:647-444-4724,
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
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, email@example.com.
SAI BABA MANDIR EDMONTON
Shri Shirdi Sai Baba
Mandir Edmonton, Located at 3036 - 106 Street. Edmonton,
Operating Hours: 6:00
pm to 7:00 pm. (Monday to Saturday except Thursdays)
Thursday and Sundays: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
For Program details visit the website or call: Tel: 1-780-757-3333,
or visit website: www.shirdisaibabaedmonton.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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 email@example.com 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
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
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
Hanuman Chalisa 6:30
PM (Tuesday); Lalitha Sahasranamam 6:30 PM (Friday); Vishnu
Sahasranamam 6:30 PM (Saturday);
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:firstname.lastname@example.org
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,
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
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 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:
Sandringham, Auckland, New Zealand. Visit our website
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