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91st Birthday celebrations by OM Mandir

Swamy does not rejoice in the celebration of birthdays.  Since all of you have come for this celebration, I am obliged to give you satisfaction.  I have no wants.  Whatever I do, is for your sake.  Recognize this truth.     …………………. Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Sri Sathya Sai Seva Samithi, OM Mandir, Sainath Colony, Vizianagaram has celebrated Bhagawan’s 91st st Birthday for 5 days from 19-11-2016 to 23-11-2016 with much love and devotion in a magnificent manner. VISWA MAHILA DAY was celebrated on 19th with omkaram, suprabhatam and nagar sankeertan and the Mahila devotees performed PALLAKI SEVA in the morning after which the Prashanti flag was unfurled by the Convener Sri G Sanyasi Naidu and GURU PADUKA Puja was also done.  Ksheerabhisekham was also done to Shiridi Sai and Sathya Sai.  The mahila devotees also performed Sahasra Namarchana and offered 101 sweets as NAIVEDYAM.  Some competitions like RANGOLI, Spiritual ANTYAKSHARI, QUIZ and Bhajans were conducted for Mahila devotees. Narayan seva was conducted on the occasion.  The Mahila devotees have also distributed 91 saris to poor narayans.  In the evening, a spiritual discourse was given by Smt. G Kamala, Spiritual Coordinator and an old devotee was felicitated by them for her services.

The OM Mandir observed 20th Nov. as BALVIKAS DAY.  The day started with omkaram, suprabhatam and nagar sankeertan after that astothar pua performed by Balvikas students.  On this occasion, a free medical camp for ENT and DENTAL was conducted for the students by Dr. Vamsi Pavani and G Venkat.  The Balvikas students were distributed with tooth pastes and brushes and they were given an exposure by the Dentist Dr. Vamsi Pavani for saving teeth.  Sweets and fruits were distributed to the old people of local PREMA SAMAJAM.  Spiritual quiz, essay writing and Antyakshari competitions were conducted for the Balvikas students.  In the evening after Bhajan, the Balvikas Coordinator Sri B Ramesh gave a spiritual talk after which the students presented cultural programs.

21st Nov. 16 was observed as YOUTH DAY with omkaram, suprabhatam and nagar sankeertan and GURU Paduka puja.  The youth organized a blood donation camp with the help of Rd Cross Society, Vizianagaram.  The competitions on Drawing, elocution and essay writing were conducted for youth.  In the evening, after Nama sankeertan, Sri P Balaji, HOD, EC Dept., Vizag Institute of Technology addressed the youth.  The cultural programs were presented and the prizes were distributed.  At nigh 9 pm, the youth went around various places in Vizianagaram town and distributed blankets to the old people sleeping on the footpaths.

The Samithi has observed 22nd Nov.16 as SEVA YOGAM with omkaram, suprabhatam, nagar sankeertan and GURU Paduka Puja.  Sweets and fruits were distributed to the old people of Vasavi Old age Home and Dwarakamai Blind school students.  On this occasion, the Samithi has conducted HOMEO Medical camp in Dharmapuri Bhajan Mandali with collaboration of MIMS, Nellimarla.  Dr. K Krishna Rao rendered his services.  91 T-shirts were distributed to Rickshaw pullers.  91 Amrut Kalasams were also distributed to poor narayans.  All the religion heads were felicitated by OM Mandir.  In the evening after Bhajan, Annamayya Keerthans were presented by Sri M Bhaskara Rao and Smt. A K Mahalakshmi.

Bhagawan’s 91st Birthday was celebrated on 23rd Nov. with much pomp and gaiety.  The day started with omkaram, suprabhatam, nagar sankeertan and Guru Paduka Puja.  The Prashanti flag was unfurled by Sri CD Rama Mohana Rao, District President of the organization.  Ksheerabhisekham was performed to SWAMY statue from 6.30 to 7.30 am.  At 9 am, Jyoti prajwalana was done by the prominent personalities of the town.  MAHA NAGAR SANKEERTAN was conducted in the streets of Vizianagaram from 10.30 am to 12.30 noon.  The Study Circle i/c of OM Mandir Sri P Ram Mohana Rao gave a spiritual discourse on the life history of BABA.  Narayana Seva was conducted to 2000 people at 1.30 pm.  91 Bed sheets wre also distributed to poor narayans commemorating the occasion. In the evening after reciting Vedam and Name sankeertan, under the administration of Sri M Bhisma Rao, the cultural program ‘ANNAMACHARYA KEERTANS’ was staged by Kumari Lavanya with her party.  After the cultural program, the Cradle seva was performed by all the devotees and cake was cut and offered to SWAMY and expressed the greetings to Bhagawan Baba.  The day concluded with offering Divya Mangala Haarati to SWAMY after distributing prizes.

Reported by:- Ch Surya Rao, DAI. M-9490885577

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