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Press Release by Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust

September 30, 2011

Commencement of Yajnam and Grama Seva Update

On Saturday the 1st of October, the following areas of Puttaparthi Mandal will be served as part of Grama Seva: Pamadurthi, Venkatapuram, Chilakalageddapalli, Guruvureddipalli, Nayanavaripalli, Reddivaripalli Thanda, Madirebailu, Madirebailu Thanda, Gasigavaripalli, Kondapuram, Chinthaliahgaripalli, Chinthaliahgaripalli Thanda, Kinkirivandlapalli, Boyamusalaiahgaripalli, Marala, DD Kottalu, Balenaik Thanda, Chinnacheruvu Thanda, Yadaalankapalli, Seekaikuntlapalli, Ramasagaram, Gopalapuram, Krishnapuram, SC Colony.

Today is the 50th Anniversary of the Veda Purusha Saptaha Gyana Yajna. The ritwiks assembled at 0700hrs and the Kalasam was then taken in a procession to the Poorna Chandra hall. A special Kumkum Archana along with Lalitha Sahasranama Parayanam was commenced. With Bhagawan presiding over the session, the priests lit the sacred homam creating fire by friction, by rubbing two sticks from churning of two wooden pieces. As one priest went on doing Surya Namaskar, a group of priests got engaged in Parayanam, reading of holy scriptures. Mantra Pushpam was chanted by students before Arati was offered at 0930hrs.

In the evening there was a program of Baul Sangeet, typical folk songs of Rural Bengal which derives devotional inputs of Hinduism, Sufism and Buddhism. Its hymns give the lessons of spiritual practices in daily life. Sri Purna Das Baul a world famous Baul singer has performed in front of Bhagawan on Nov 1975 during the celebrations of the 50th year.

of the Divine Advent wherein Bhagawan blessed him with a locket which he wears to this day. He performed with his son Sri Bibyendu Das Baul. The programme was followed by Bhajans.

Media Coordinator
Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust
Prasanthi Nilayam

Jai Sai Ram!