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Press Release by Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust

October 9, 2012

Programme by UP and Uttarakhand at Prashantinilayam:

Youth from twin North Indian States of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand presented a vibrant ‘Sufi Musical’ offering this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam.

The programme was organized on the sidelines of a 4-day Parthi Teerth Yatra by the devotees from the twin states. Over 1100 devotees from the states are participating in the holy pilgrimage. This is  the first Parthi Teerth Yatra organised by the State  Organisation.

The musical presentation  consisted of five Quawwalis, a compilation of Sufi devotionals, tailor-made for Prasanthi Nilayam.  Beginning with invoking Ganesha with the song Jai Ganesh Jai Sai Deva… the youth continued singing another four numbers singing paeans to Baba for fifty minutes. The other numbers were Sanson Ki Mala Pe…, Piya Ali, Piya Ali…, Allah Hoon, Allah Hoon…etc.

Earlier the programme commenced at 0500 hrs. with an introductory speech by the State President of Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations, Sri Rajiv Chopra. Offering rich gratitude to Bhagawan for His benediction in bringing thousands of devotees to His Holy Abode, Sri Chopra touched upon the exalted ‘Divine’ status of the twin states that had the rare boon of hosting the preceding two Avatars, Lord Rama and Bhagawan Krishna apart from hosting 2 Dhams, Badrinath and Kedarnath and Holy Rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswathi. The State President also briefed about various activities taken up by the State Organisation.

In the preceding evening, on 8 September, devotees from the states took out a huge procession, Shobha Yatra, in the main road outside the Ashram precincts. The procession began at the Hanuman Temple junction culminated at the Ganesh Gate and was attended by thousands, both men and women from the States.

Media Coordinator
Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust
Prasanthi Nilayam

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