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May 2nd, 2021:

“PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – MOTHER EASWARAMMA

Attendance: 24

OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation

Swami Kodaikanal Bus 

Life Application follow up :1) See God in Everyone 2) Easwaramma day preparation 3) Gayathri beads of Love chanting

Swami’s answers for:

Swami, why was I born ?

Why must I work? Why can I not simply sit under this tree and read about God?

Are we alone in the universe? What are other beings like?

Affirmation

Closing prayers

 

April 25th, 2021:

“PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – MOTHER EASWARAMMA

Attendance: 23

OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation

Hill View Stadium  

Life Application follow up :1) See God in Everyone 2) Easwaramma day prepration 3) Gayathri beads of Love chanting

Swami’s quote: The Gayatri has three parts: 1.Praise, 2.Meditation, and 3.Prayer. First, the Divine is praised, then it is meditated upon in reverence and lastly, an appeal is made to the Divine to dispel the darkness of ignorance and to awaken and strengthen the intellect.

Easwaramma day program sequence 

Student assignment and service projects:

Pressed flowers cards b) Women’s shelter (signup pending) c) Sprouts d) Mind map e) Being helpful at home f) Gayathri beads g) Tshirt as grocery bags h) Letters against isolation (pending)

Please see google sheet: 

Easwaramma day offering – Group2 SSE

 
Closing prayers 

 

April 18th, 2021:

“PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – MOTHER EASWARAMMA

Attendance: 22

OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation

Swami’s parents – Mother: Easwaramma, Father: Pedda Venkamma Raju

Life Application follow up :1) See God in Everyone 2) Easwaramma day roles 3) Gayathri beads of Love chanting 
 Swami’s quote: “Humility, purity of thought and manners, meekness, surrender to high ideals, sensitivity, sweetness of temper, the particular blend of all these qualities is modesty. The modest woman wields authority in the home and outside, in the community as well as in the world. Her attention will always be on the limits that she should not transgress. Honour and praise come to her unasked and unnoticed”

Easwaramma day program sequence 

Student assignment and service projects:

Pressed flowers cards b) Women’s shelter c) Sprouts d) Mind map e) Being helpful at home f) Gayathri beads g) Tshirt as grocery bags h) Letters against isolation

Please see google sheet: 

Easwaramma day offering – Group2 SSE

 
Closing prayers 

 

April 11th, 2021:

“PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – MOTHER EASWARAMMA

Attendance: 22

OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation
Life Application follow up :1) See God in Everyone 2) Easwaramma day roles 3) Gayathri beads of Love chanting 
 Swami’s quote: “It is one’s duty to know the well-being of one’s neighbours. The least one can do is inquire how they are, what they need and the state of their well-being. Every day when you get up, find out how your neighbours are. This is a pleasant thing to do in the morning”

Easwaramma day program sequence 

Student assignment and service projects:

Pressed flowers cards b) Women’s shelter c) Sprouts d) Mind map e) Being helpful at home f) Gayathri beads g) Tshirt as grocery bags h) Letters against isolation

Please see google sheet: 

Easwaramma day offering – Group2 SSE

 
Closing prayers 
 
 

 

April 4th, 2021:

“PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – MOTHER EASWARAMMA

Attendance: 19

OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation

Life Application follow up :1) See God in Everyone 2) Easwaramma day ideas 3) Gayathri beads of Love chanting

Swami’s quote: “The Romans addressed Jesus as ‘persona’ meaning “one of sacredness”. The English word “person” has been derived from this. It means that there is Divinity in everyone. That is why I address you as embodiments of Divinity. I and you are one. There is Divine Spirit in everybody. The very self is called “persona”. There is no life principle without Divinity!”

Easwaramma day program sequence 

Student assignment and service projects:

a) Pressed flowers cards b) Women’s shelter c) Sprouts d) Mind map e) Being helpful at home f) Gayathri beads g) Tshirt as grocery bags h) Letters against isolation

Closing prayers

 

MARCH 21st, 2021:
“PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – MOTHER EASWARAMMA
Attendance: 21
OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation
Life Application follow up :1) See God in Everyone 2) Easwaramma day ideas 3) Gayathri beads of Love chanting
Swami’s quote: “In everything you do, speak and act truthfully, using all the strength and talent with which you are endowed”
Easwaramma day program sequence 
Ideas from Students review from last class
Closing prayers


MARCH 14TH, 2021:
“PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – MOTHER EASWARAMMA
Attendance: 23
OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation
Life Application follow up :1) See God in Everyone 2) Easwaramma day ideas 3) Gayathri beads of Love chanting 
Swami’s quote: “God is the creator of all living beings of the world right from an ant to an elephant. Nothing can happen without the will of God. Even the small ants that you see are born out of the will of God
Easwaramma:   https://www.sathyasai.org/events/festival/easwaramma-day
Ideas from Students review from last class
Closing prayers

 

MARCH 7TH, 2021:
“PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – MOTHER EASWARAMMA
Attendance: 16
OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation
Life Application follow up :1) See God in Everyone 2) Easwaramma day ideas 3) Gayathri manthra chanting
Swami’s quote: “Today, people desire that only their family and children should be happy. But Easwaramma was not like that. Easwaramma had a broad mind. She wanted everyone to be happy”
Mother Easwaramma:   https://www.sathyasai.org/events/festival/easwaramma-day
Ideas from Students
Center opportunities – Shivaratri bhajan signup, Growing Sai’s love garden project, 
Closing prayers
FEBRUARY 28TH, 2021:
“PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – MOTHER EASWARAMMA
Attendance: 23
OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation
Life Application follow up :1) See God in Everyone 2) Gayathri manthra chanting 3) COME UP WITH A SERVICE ACTIVITY BY YOURSELF, DO IT AND SHARE IT IN NEXT CLASS!
Swami’s quote: “EASWARAMMA WAS THE CHOSEN ONE. I CHOSE HER TO BE MY MOTHER. THAT IS THE INTIMATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MOTHER EASWARAMMA AND MYSELF”
Easwaramma:   https://www.sathyasai.org/events/festival/easwaramma-day
Ideas from Students
Center opportunities – Shivaratri bhajan signup, Growing Sai’s love garden project, 
Closing prayers

 

FEBRUARY 21st , 2021:

“PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – SERVICE

Attendance: 24

OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation

Life Application follow up : Gayathri beads chanting with 108 Gayathri manthras per Swami’s pronounciation and chanting; See God in Everyone

Swami’s quote: “SERVICE TO MAN IS SERVICE TO GOD”; “HANDS THAT SERVE ARE HOLIER THAN LIPS THAT PRAY”

Discussion time – Why beads/ why lettersagainstisolation, what did you experience and how did you feel doing these activities?

Hitha aunty – experience sharing of Berniece Mead

Easwaramma day ideas from Students

What comes to your mind ?

108 Gayathri Manthra Chanting with Swami and energized a bead

Life application 1) See God in Everyone 2) Gayathri manthra chanting 3) COME UP WITH A SERVICE ACTIVITY BY YOURSELF, DO IT AND SHARE IT IN NEXT CLASS!

Center opportunities – Shivaratri bhajan signup, Growing Sai’s love garden project, 

Closing prayers

FEBRUARY 14TH, 2021:

“PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – SERVICE

OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation

  • Life Application follow up : 22MIN GUIDED LIGHT MEDITATION – https://youtu.be/N3gKSl82olc
  • NAME SOME SERVICES YOU DO AT HOME, SCHOOL AND SOCIETY
  • NAME SOME SERVICES YOUR PARENTS DO AT HOME, OFFICE AND SOCIETY
  • NAME SOME SERVICES SOCIETY IS DOING TO YOU
  • SEE GOD IN EVERYONE

What is Service – Expressing love in selfless action; Helping others

Service activity – Create a connecting letter to help someone you don’t know.  Service done for www.lettersagainstisolation.com

Life application –

  • TAKE A BEAD IN YOUR HAND
  • CHANT GAYATHRI 108 TIMES WHILE HOLDING THE BEAD
  • AFTER CHANTING 108 TIMES, PRAY THIS BEAD HELP SOMEONE
  • KEEP THIS ENERGIZED BEAD SAFELY IN A COVER
  • ENERGIZE AS MANY BEADS AS POSSIBLE BEFORE SHIVARATRI (MARCH 11TH)
  • GIVE IT TO SENTHIL UNCLE OR HITHA AUNTY AFTER KEEPING ALL OF THEM IN PRAYERS
  • BEADS WILL BE CONVERTED TO BRACELETS AND GIVEN FOR HOSPITAL PATIENTS OR SENIOR CARE HOMES 

Swami’s quote: “SERVICE TO MAN IS SERVICE TO GOD”

Closing prayers

FEBRUARY 7TH , 2021:

  • “PURITY IS DIVINITY”  – SERVICE

    Attendance: 25

    OM, Gayathri Mantra, Light Meditation

    Life Application follow up : 5 Minute silent sitting after identifying (5 things you can see, 4 things you can hear, 3 things you can feel, 2 things you can smell, 1 thing you can taste); SEE God in Everyone

    What is Service – Expressing love in selfless action; Helping others

    Service starts at home – Lend a helping hand video

    Discussion – Serving others hand to hand; Serving others face to face; Serving others heart to heart

    Life application –

    • 22MIN GUIDED LIGHT MEDITATION – https://youtu.be/N3gKSl82olc
    • NAME SOME SERVICES YOU DO AT HOME, SCHOOL AND SOCIETY
    • NAME SOME SERVICES YOUR PARENTS DO AT HOME, OFFICE AND SOCIETY
    • NAME SOME SERVICES SOCIETY IS DOING TO YOU
    • SEE GOD IN EVERYONE

    Swami’s quote: “LOVE ALL SERVE ALL”

    Closing prayers

     

  • JANUARY 31ST, 2021:

    “PURITY IS DIVINITY”

                  – “PATH TOWARDS PEACE”

    Attendance: 24

    OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation

    Life Application follow up : a) Understanding others b) Spreading, kindness, compassion, love   c) See God in everyone 

    What exactly is Peace – It is the stage in which the senses are mastered and held in balance.

    Peace does not exist in worldy things.  Peace can be only found inside you.  I want Peace consists of three words – “I” the ego, “want” is the desire.  If you remove these two then you have peace

    Personal peace – Inner peace is the result of right action and awareness of truth (unity and oneness)

    Life application –

    5 Minute silent sitting after identifying (5 things you can see, 4 things you can hear, 3 things you can feel, 2 things you can smell, 1 thing you can taste);

    See God in Everyone

    Swami’s quotes:

    “LOVE IN ACTION IS SERVICE;

    HANDS THAT HELP ARE HOLIER THAN LIPS THAT PRAY”

    Closing prayers

     

  •  JANUARY 24TH, 2021 :

    “PURITY IS DIVINITY”

                  – “PATH TOWARDS PEACE”

    Attendance: 26

    OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation

    Life Application follow up:

         See God in Everyone

         Peaceful path song – express with your own creativity (tune it, rap it, color it, express it the way you feel)   

      Action plans for creating more peace in our lives

      Why positive thinking doesn’t work video

       Life application – a) Understanding others b) Spreading, kindness, compassion, love   c) See God in everyone

    Meditation session with Andy

     

    Swami’s quotes:

    When there is peace in the individual, there wil be peace in the family

    When there is peace in the family, there will be peace in the community

    When there is peace in the community, there will be peace in the nation

    When there is peace in the nation, there will be peace in the world

    Closing prayers

     

  • JANUARY 18TH, 2021 :

     

    “PURITY IS DIVINITY”

                  – “PATH TOWARDS PEACE”

    Attendance: 24

    OM, Gayathri Manthra, Light Meditation

    Life Application follow up on  

         Peaceful song – express with your own creativity (tune it, rap it, color it, express it the way you feel)   

          See God in Everyone

    The Nailed Fence – Uncle Lion Tales

    Be Calm Be Strong – Uncle Lion Tales

    The two wolves within

    Peace caterpillar activity:

    Life application: A) See God in Everyone B) In order to bring peace – fill the below C) Complete peaceful path song from last session

    Swami’s quotes:

               You Cannot Always Oblige, But You Can Always Speak Obligingly

               Speak with Love; Speak Good Words; Always Speak with a Smile

    Affirmation

    Closing prayers

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