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Press Release by Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust

October 22, 2012

Seventh day of Navaratri 2012:

Morning

Today on the 7th day of the Sri Sathya Sai Grama Seva-2012, the following villages of the Puttaparthi madal were served: Yenumulapalli, Brahmanapalli, Brahmanapalli Tanda, Beedupalli, Badenaik Tanda, Gonenaik Tanda, Kappalabanda, Jagarajupalli, Venkatagaripalli, Kasi colony, Bathalappali, Paipalli, Rayalavandlapalli. Tomorrow being the penultimate day of this years grama seva, remaining villages of the Puttaparthi and Bukkapatnam mandal will be served.

Evening

Today, on the fifth evening of Prasanthi Vidwan Mahasabha, students from Sri Sathya Sai Music College offered a Musical Offering entitled 'Sai Natha Manjari', at Sai Kulwant Hall . The half-an-hour offering was composed of vocals and instruments played with precision.

Earlier, the  session commenced with special invocation by the students from Muddenahalli Campus of SSSIHL.

First speaker for the session was Dr. Subhash Subramaniam, Asst. Professor, Dept. Of Management Studies, SSSIHL. Speaking with reference to the ongoing twin Yajna, Veda Purusha Saptaaha Jnaana Yajna and the Grama Seva Yajna, both of which were ordained by Baba specifically, Subhash spoke of the third Yajna that happens every moment, all the time. Elucidating further on the theme he spoke of the three essential requisites to carry on successfully with this ever ongoing Yajna. The conditions are: to live in the present, being in acceptance and discovering one's true nature. Talented with muscal prowess, Dr. Subhash intertwined his scholarly speech with  songs, couplets and anecdotes.

The Guest Speaker for the evening was Dr Medasani Mohan, an illustrious name in the Telugu and Sanskrit literaure. Dr. Mohan enthralled the audience with his rhetoric excellence speaking on 'Soundharya Lahiri' , epochal scholarly piece authored by Adi Shankara.

Today, being Ayudha Puja, a special function was held in the Mandir worshipping 'Sai Vahan', various vehicles that had been used by Baba  including the Golden Chariot. Even as students chanted Vedam followed by Bhajans, Senior Trust officials and Secretary of SSSCT, along with other senior devotees broke coconuts near every vehicle . The function concluded with Mangala Arathi at 1915 hrs.

Media Coordinator
Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust
Prasanthi Nilayam

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