Regional Updates

Region 3 Retreat Media and Feedback form :

Link for Region 3 YouTube
https://sairegion3youtube.org

Audio Link for bhajans
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/18Q0xtgOVYS26QRyOcVnoqP_nI_yl7kuy?usp=drive_link

Here is a link to the feedback form, please fill this and send so we can work on improving, keeping, repeating programs as the feedback maybe.

https://forms.gle/sZv1cSHgspAMeWEf9

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Sairam,  Please visit below link for announcements from our Zone.

https://www.sssgc-zone1.org/post/sai-inspires-Jul-11-2024

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Sadhana Hour Initiative

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Sairam to All!

Please see email below from the National Devotional Coordinator about the Sadhana Initiative commemorating Bhagavan’s Centennial Celebrations. This will be held on Fridays, starting March 1st.
Please share with all devotees.

Jai Sai Ram!

Regional DC
Region 3 Team.

Sairam Dear All. I hope you and your families are doing well by Bhagawan’s immense Grace. As we joyously prepare for Swami’s centennial birthday celebrations, I am excited to share with you the details of our upcoming initiatives that aim to help with our Sadhana and enrich our spiritual journey.

Sadhana Hour – Fridays, 9 PM to 10 PM EST: Starting March 1st, we will gather for “Sadhana Hour” on most Fridays on zoom.

First Friday of Each Month – Bhajan best practices and Learning Sessions: Sessions on the first Friday of every month will delve into best practices on leading bhajans and workshops on learning to play common instruments used in bhajans such as taalam, kanjira, harmonium, and tabla. We kick off this series with Sai Shruthi and Rashmi guiding us through the basics of playing taalam on Friday, March 1st.

Second Friday of Each Month – Study Circle Sessions: Eminent Sai devotees will moderate study circle sessions on the second Friday of each month. On the second Friday, March 8th, brother Ravi Mariwalla will lead a study circle on the topic “Practice & Inspire.” Please review the attached study guide beforehand for an enriching study circle session.

Third Friday of Each Month – Rudram Learning Session – :

Sairam All! ”Sadhana Hour” for this week is scheduled for the upcoming Friday. As it is the third Friday of the month, our focus will be on learning to chant Sri Rudram.

Sadhana hours zoom session details:

Sairam All! ”Sadhana Hour” for this week is scheduled for the coming Friday, April 19th, from 9 PM to 10 PM EST. As this is the third Friday of the month, the session will be on “Learning to chant Sri Rudram”.

In the last session, Dr. Venkata Ramana provided guidance on pronouncing Sanskrit syllables/words and began teaching 1st Anuvaka. He will continue with this anuvaka during the upcoming Sadhana hour.

Here is the zoom link – “Sadhana Hour” – Bhagawan’s Centennial Birthday Celebrations

Zoom Meeting link:
https://bit.ly/SSSGCUSASadhanaHour

Rudram Learning session video recording: Learn to Chant Rudram by Dr Venkata Ramana | SSSGC USA (youtube.com)

Prasanthi Connection Zone 1

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Sairam Dear Regional Presidents,

Please see the mail from Axay regarding Prashanti connection‘s. Share this mail to all Sai family members.
Loving Sairams,
Balu Karanam
President, SSSGC-USA
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Sairam Dear All,

Please see the weekly update for the week of June 10 – June 16, 2024 from Prasanthi Connection Zone 1 Committee. Following up with the zone chairs email, for your convenience Prasanthi Connection Zone 1 team is including the information and links below:

– Email – Week of June 10 – June 16 2024
Email link: https://preview.mailerlite.io/preview/941190/emails/123301212020803514

– Center Announcements – requesting all center presidents to kindly download one page powerpoint slide or image and add to your existing center powerpoint slides. Please spend few minutes to share these updates live with your center members.
Download Slide link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1DCCnacgkUZrFJutlE1QGlfMe57ffSbEx

“Your Prasanthi Connection’s” – Centennial Birthday Video Offering
Rushi Thanawala Video Url: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKs_ukz1pFI

– Need Help with your visit to Prasanthi Nilayam, Puttaparthi, India?
Call us at: +1 (909) 736-0119 or Email us at: zone1@prasanthiconnection.org or Web: coming soon

Sai Ram,
Prasanthi Connection Team

Week of June 10 to June 16, 2024 !

Prasanthi Connection

Zonal Committee

With Bhagawan’s grace, the ‘Prasanthi Connection Zone 1 Committee’ stands ready as a steadfast bridge, ensuring your journey to the land of Prasanthi Nilayam is not just a voyage but a transcendental experience, seamlessly weaving beauty, ease, and spirituality from start to finish.

Please watch the video about Prasanthi Connection Zone 1 Committee. Call us at (909)-736-0119 or email: zone1@prasanthiconnection.org

NEWS

from Prasanthi Nilayam, Puttaparthi, India

With the Divine Blessings of Bhagwan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, inauguration of a

New Mobile Dental Clinic

was done by Sri. K Chakravarthi (Chairman, SSSGC) and Sri. RJ Rathnakar (Managing Trustee, SSSCT) on June 1, 2024 amidst the functionaries of the Organization in the divine presence. This new mobile dental clinic is fully equipped with the latest instrumentation consisting of digital X-ray with modern sterilization machine.

This facility will boost the numerous medical camps conducted in remote villages & rural tribal areas of Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka State, India.

Parthi Yatra (pilgrimage) by devotees from districts of Cuddalore, Puducherry, Mayiladuthurai and Villupuram – June 1 & 2, 2024More than 1500 devotees have come to Prasanthi Nilayam for their 2-day Parthi Yatra. Addressing the audience, Sri R Narasimman (District President, Pondicherry) recalled how Swami sent Prof Kasturi to open the first samiti in Puducherry in 1967. Sri Sankaran Lal (District President, Mayiladuthurai) briefed the public on the various seva initiatives undertaken by them.The Sai Youth then offered “Sai Smaranam” their gratitude to Bhagawan in the form of devotional music program on June 1 and on day 2 the devoteess have offered “Sai Dhvani” – Devotional Music Program and followed by the concluding session of the Parthi Yatra by the devotees from Tamil Nadu who witnessed a beautiful thematic presentation by the Bal Vikas Children from Puducherry on 9 forms of devotion – ‘Nava Vidha Bhakti’ based on Swami’s discourses.
All Celebrations Picture Galleries
Sri Sathya Sai Schools, Odisha, India – Parthi Yatra (Pilgrimage) – June 4 & 5As part of the ongoing Parthi Yatra proceedings where more than 1200 school children, parents and teachers have come to Prasanthi Nilayam, the school children from one of the first ‘Sai’ schools that was established in 1974 offered their collective gratitude on the momentous occasion of their Golden Jubilee. Talking about the progress made by this school and the transformation that was brought in many children, Dr Sathya Swaroop Patnaik (State President, Odisha) mentioned how the Sai schools have ensured that the environment in class and home is conducive for learning & practising human values.

Madhu Vadishyami

Dance Drama Presentation by the school children of Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Vihar, Baripada | June 4, 2024

Geetam Madhuram

Devotional Music Program by the Children of Sri Sathya Sai Schools, Odisha | June 5, 2024

Watch Live from Prasanthi Nilayam

Please watch live programs and past events from the month.