Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba's 87th birthday report All Goa
Aum Sri Sai Ram Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation – Goa Report of Bhagawan’s 87th Birthday Celebration in Goa.I] Panjim SamithiDate: 18-11-2012Activity Venue TimeMedical Camp Paithan, Porvorim 10.00 A.M to 12.00 P.MPhotos:https://plus.google.com/photos/118304561792522682495/albums/5812578171397267553?authkey=CNX5u_OMmJukzwEDetails: This is the first medical camp to be held in Paithan area. Around 67 patients were diagnosed andprovided free medicines by Sri Sathya Sai Mobile Medical Van. Medical team included 2 Doctors and aPharmacist.Date: 19-11-2012Activity Venue TimeLaksharchanam Sri Radhakrishna Mandir, Panaji 6.30 to 7.30 P.MPhotos:https://picasaweb.google.com/113396474790393157322/SwamiBirthdayCelebration2012LaksharchanamPanajiSamithi?authkey=Gv1sRgCLHY1qPKvbnQtAEDetails: Rice used for laksharchana was given to Asha Mahal(Orphanage) the Next day.Date: 20-11-2012Activity Venue TimeAkshay Patra Seva (Narayan Seva) Asha Mahal,Orphanage Taleigao - Goa 6.00 to 7.00 P.MPhotos:https://picasaweb.google.com/113396474790393157322/NarayanSevaAkshayPatraDistributionAtOrphanageAshaMahalPanajiDetails: Sai Youth distributed grocery items, clothes, sweets, & fruits at the orphanage.
Date: 21-11-2012Activity Venue TimeBlanket distribution Seva Panjim city 9:30 PM to 12AMPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/113396474790393157322/BlanketDistribution2012InPanajiCityDetails: Many recipients expressed immense gratitude as the weather on this November night wasvery cold and the Sai Seva dals were right on time with the right help needed.Date: 22-11-2012Activity Venue TimeBhajans & Veda chanting Sri Radhakrishna Mandir 6.30 to 8.00 P.MPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/113396474790393157322/22ndNovBhajansVedaChanting02?authkey=Gv1sRgCN7a-7OLsa6aXgDate: 23-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Sri Radhakrishna Mandir 5.20 to 6.00 A.MCultural Programme Sri Radhakrishna Mandir 6.30 to 8.00 P.MPhotos:https://picasaweb.google.com/113396474790393157322/23rdNov2012SwamiS87thBirthdayCelebrationPanajiSamithiGoa?authkey=Gv1sRgCMG9yryDlvTNKgDetails: Nagarsankirtan and Cultural Programme in the evening at Radhakrishna Temple, PanjimNagarsankirtan was conducted starting from Mahalaxmi temple, Radhakrishna temple and thencovering the Panaji city. Cultural Programme by Balvikas Students and devotional songs by Saiyouth.Date: 25-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan MES Colony Bambolim 5.00 to 6.00 A.MSai Sathyanarayan Puja MES Colony Bambolim 10.00 A.M to 1.00 P.MCultural programme by Balvikas MES Colony Bambolim 3.00 to 4.00 P.MPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/117120771694999301695/SatyanarayanaPoojaAtBambolimCamp?authkey=Gv1sRgCKWug5uXtpS0mgEDetails: Sai Sathyanarayana Puja was conducted at MES Colony Bambolim, Around 21 couples participatedpuja along with 450 devotees and village people. The programme concluded with Mahaprasad, drama byBalvikas students and Bhajan by youth.
II] Ponda SamithiDate: 18-11-2012Activity Venue Time87 Bhajan Mala Residence of Mr. Udhay Vaidhya, 3.00 P.M to 9.00 P.M Vaidhya Complex Curti PondaPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/lotliker1.sarvesh/87BhajanMala#Date: 19-11-2012Activity Venue TimeCultural Programme & Bhajan Mahadev Temple, Sancordem. 7.00 P.M to 9.00 P.MPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/lotliker1.sarvesh/MahilaDinSakorda191112#Details: Cultural Programmes included classical dances like Ganesh Vandana, Radha Krishna dance and alsoNataraja dance. A small skit was enacted depicting the story of Shravan Kumar. Also a talk was given by saiYouth on the Importance of Ladies Day. Around 50 Ladies attended the programme.Date: 20-11-2012Activity Venue TimeBhajan Sneha Mandir, Bandora 6.30 to 7.30 P.MPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/lotliker1.sarvesh/BhajanAtSnehaMandir#Date: 21-11-2012Activity Venue TimeBhajan Shiva Temple, Tambdisurla Village 7.30 to 8.30 P.MPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/lotliker1.sarvesh/BhajanAtTambdiSurla#
Date: 21-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNarayan Seva Ponda City 12.00 to 1.00 P.MDetails: 100 food packets were distributed to the hungry people on the streets of Ponda City.Date: 23-11-2012Activity Venue TimeBhagawan’s Birthday Celebration Matruchhaya Dhavlim Ponda 7.30 to 8.30 P.MPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/lotliker1.sarvesh/SwamisBirthdayMatruschhya#Details: The Programme Started with Veda Chanting, followed by cultural programme by Balvikas Studentswhich included dances and group songs depicting swami’s Divine Message. The Programme was concludedwith Bhajan, Jhula, Aarti and Mahaprasadam.
III] Vasco SamithiDate: 19-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Samithi Hall 5.20 to 6.00 A.MLaksharchana and Bhajan Samithi Hall 5.30 to 8.00 P.MDate: 20-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Ganesh Temple, Samsolem, Baina 5.20 to 6.00 A.MYouth Programme Samithi Hall 6.30 to 8.00 P.MDetails: The Youth Programme included Veda Chanting, Devotional Songs and Bhajan by Youth and wasconcluded with Aarti and Prasadam.Date: 21-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Ganesh Temple, Shantinagar 5.20 to 6.00 A.MBalvikas Talent Contest Samithi Hall 5.00 to 8.00 P.MDetails: The Balvikas Talent contest included Drawing, Craft, Essay, Rangoli, Patriotic songs and Quizcompetitions. Around 35 students participated in the competitions.Date: 22-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, New 5.20 to 6.00 A.M vaddemBlood Donation Camp Samithi Hall 10 A.M to 1 .00 P.M87 Bhajan Mala Samithi Hall 2.00 to 8.00 P.MDetails: 50 donors from Vasco donated liquid love on this auspicious day.
Date: 23-11-2012Activity Venue TimePalki Procession Vasco City 5.20 to 6.30Cultural Programme jhula Santoshi Maa Temple, New Vadem 6.00 to 8.30Details: The Palki Procession started from the vasco Samithi hall covered the whole city, with a palkhi andSwami’s photo instilled in it. Around 70 devotees from the samithi participated in the procession.Evening Programme was started with Veda chanting and Bhajan, and was followed by cultural programmeby Balvikas students which included group dances, drama and song. Also the Mahilas devotees sungdevotional songs. The Programme was concluded with Cake cutting, Jhula, Aarti and Prasadam. Around 450people from Vasco samithi attended the programme.Photos:https://plus.google.com/photos/113396474790393157322/albums/5817656110465073745?banner=pwa
IV] Sanvordem-Curchorem SamithiDate: 18-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Sri Sathya Sai Grameen Kendra, 5.10 to 6.15 A.M XeldemGrameen Kendra Cleaning Sri Sathya Sai Grameen Kendra, 6.15 to 7.00 A.M XeldemAwareness and Cultural Government Primary School, 6.00 to 8.30 P.MProgramme at Bendurde Village Bendurdewith Margao SamithiPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/109247976205307269503/18112012?authkey=Gv1sRgCKnMq9-l166AhgEDetails: The morning of 18th November in Xeldem, where we have our Sai Community Centre (also knownas Sri Sathya Sai Grameen Kendra) reverberated with Nagarsankirtan.Sanvordem & Margao devotees flocked in to remote village of Bendurde and conducted Sai awarenessprogramme in the primary school premises. Balvikas students fluently chanted Vedas and shared theirexperiences after joining Balvikas. Also a Role play titled “Balvikas –Jeenecho Vikas”, was presented by thestudents depicting the importance of Balvikas. This was followed by video projections which included themassive water projects, Super Speciality Hospitals, etc. We ended the divine session with Bhajan andprasadam. Overwhelmed the villagers requested to start Balvikas for children and also to conduct medicalcamps.Date: 19-11-2012 (Ladies Day)Activity Venue TimeMahila Nagarsankirtan Sri Satyanarayana Temple, Bepquegal - 5.10 to 6.15 A.M CurchoremBaby Kit Distribution in Maternity Ward Government Hospital, Kakoda 6.30 to 7.00 A.MFruit Distribution Seva in Female Ward Government Hospital, Kakoda 10.30 to 11.00 A.MMahila Satsang on Health and Spirituality Ram Mandir, Pontemal - Curchorem 7.30 to 8.30 P.MPhotos:https://picasaweb.google.com/109247976205307269503/LadiesDay19112012?authkey=Gv1sRgCMn7oMGOmavr2gEDetails: 19th November was Ladies Day. Ladies led the Nagarsankirtana at Bepquegal. Celebrating Ladiesday is celebrating motherhood. So we distributed a Baby Kit to a new born baby in Maternity Ward of theGovernment Hospital at Kakoda and also distributed fruits in female wards. The baby kit included clothesfor the newborn, bed sheets, soaps and talcum powder. In the evening, under the roof of Ram mandir, Saidevotees talked to the Samithi Mahilas on how they should care of their mental and physical health bytaking right amount of food and nutrition with reference to Swami’s quotes. Food affects our thoughts.Also charts on Cancer in Women were displayed and explained.
Date: 20-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Lingdev Temple, Bansai - Curchorem 5.10 to 6.15 A.MYouth Bhajan and Satsang Ram Mandir, Pontemal - Curchorem 7.00 to 8.30 P.MPhotos:https://picasaweb.google.com/109247976205307269503/20112012?authkey=Gv1sRgCJDpsL2Q9umDwwEDetails: Youth bhajan was followed by a Satsang on Prayers and Positive Thinking. It included what exactlywe mean by prayers, why prayers are more relevant today than they were ever before(suicides, depression,pressure, expectations), How to develop intuition and how to establish friendship with God. Swamis videoswere shown. Devotional songs were sung.Date: 21-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Kalavati Aai Temple, Pontemal - 5.10 to 6.15 A.M CurchoremBhajan by Balvikas Children of Sri Sathya Sai Grameen Kendra, 7.30 P.M to 8.00 P.MXeldem Village XeldemPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/109247976205307269503/21112012?authkey=Gv1sRgCKmCp_jr24uItgEDate: 22-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Sai Baba Temple, Sanvordem 5.10 to 6.15 A.MBhajan and Laksharchana Sri Sateri Devi Temple, Curchorem 7.00 to 8.00 P.MPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/109247976205307269503/22112012?authkey=Gv1sRgCO-s7N6niuvBZADetails: Rice used for Laksharchana was given in Narayan Seva the next day.Date: 23-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan and Laddoo Distribution Sri Sateri Devi Temple, Curchorem 5.10 to 6.15 A.MSeva at Slum AreaLunch Serving Narayan Seva and Hygiene Slum Area Near Railway Station, 1.00 to 2.30 P.MKit Distribution CurchoremCultural Programme by Balvikas Children Sri Sathya Sai Grameen Kendra, 6.30 to 8.30 P.Mentitled “Sai Nrutya Mahotsav” and Bhajan XeldemPhotos (Morning):https://picasaweb.google.com/109247976205307269503/23122012Morning?authkey=Gv1sRgCIz8jLDp3Z_jEwPhotos(Afternoon):https://picasaweb.google.com/109247976205307269503/23NovAfternoon?authkey=Gv1sRgCK-9yYTL9-r47QEPhotos(Evening):https://picasaweb.google.com/109247976205307269503/23NovEvening?authkey=Gv1sRgCKjJl4TruILGGg
Details: At a slum area near Curchorem Railway station, Lunch was served to the poor and hygiene kitwere distributed. You could see the smile on their faces and tell they were so overjoyed. The hygiene kitincluded toothbrush, toothpaste, detergent soap and body soap. Also session was given on importance of cpersonal hygiene.Evening,at Xeldem, Blavikas students presented a cultural programme titled, ‘Sai Nrtuya Mahotsav’ whichwas followed by bhajan. The programme had a theme of friendship, love and religious unity.Date: 24-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Ram Mandir, Pontemal - Curchorem 5.10 to 6.15 A.MMedical Camp Govenrment Primary School, 10.00 A.M to 12.00 P.M Ghanemarad-XeldemBlanket Distribution Curchorem 10.00 to 10.45 P.MPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/109247976205307269503/24112012?authkey=Gv1sRgCIXdh5CJh5rKswEDetails: At the medical camp in Xeldem around thirty patients were treated and later in the chilly night,blankets were distributed to the poor people (15) at the streets of Curchorem.Date: 25-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Sri Sathya Sai Grameen Kendra, 5.10 to 6.15 A.M XeldemLunch Serving Narayan Seva Old Age Home, Cuncolim 12.00 to 1.30 P.MPhotos:https://picasaweb.google.com/109247976205307269503/25112012?authkey=Gv1sRgCPbihMP75dGgYwDetails: We spent time at an Old Age Home at Cuncolim, we served them lunch and interacted with them.Wrinkled faces blessed us with lots of love and Grace. They said, “May God make all your wishes cometrue. Please come again.”
V] Margao SamithiDate: 15-11-2012Activity Venue TimeBaby Kit Distribution Hospicio Hospital, Margao 11.00 A.M to 12.00 P.MDetails: Bay Kits were distributed to 55 New Born babies in the maternity ward of Hospicio Hospital ,Margao. Baby kit included dresses for the babies, soaps, powder, nappies, and other necessities.Date: 18-11-2012Activity Venue TimeRangoli Competition Vithal Mandir Comba Margao 10.00 A.M to 12.30 P.MAwareness and Cultural Government Primary School, 6.00 to 8.30 P.MProgramme at Bendurde Village Bendurdewith Margao SamithiPhotos: https://plus.google.com/photos/110752131406819095384/albums/5816272460120236481Photos(evening): https://plus.google.com/photos/110752131406819095384/albums/5816272460120236481Date: 19-11-2012Activity Venue TimeKumkumarchana,Satsang and Ganapathi Mandap, Rawanfond 11.00 A.M to 12.30 P.MBhajanDate: 22-11-2012Activity Venue TimeAmrut kalash Distribution Lakaki Colva and other villages --Blanket Distribution Margao city MidnightPhotos: https://plus.google.com/photos/110752131406819095384/albums/5816284252314207297Details: Total 18 Amrut kalashams were distributed to people in village who are unable to afford even thebasic amenities. Amrut Kalash included Rice,Wheat flour,Salt, Daal, Oil, Sugar, Soaps etc
Date: 23-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNagarsankirtan Vitthal Mandir 5.00 to 6.00 A.MLunch Serving Narayan Seva Old Age Home 12.00 to 1.30 P.MBirthday celebrations Shantadurga Temple,Rawanfond, 5.00 to 8.30 P.M MargaoPhotos(morning): https://plus.google.com/photos/110752131406819095384/albums/5816282168880049345Photos: https://plus.google.com/photos/106637031906388641409/albums/5814408942247884865Details: The Birthday celebrations included cultural programme by Balvikas students, prize distributionceremony for the competitions held during the season. Also a pharmacist who helps in medical camps of thesamithi was felicitated. This was followed by Jhula, cake cutting and Bhajans. Around 350 people attendedthe programme.VI] Karmali SamithiDate: 18-11-2012Activity Venue TimeNarayan Seva Kadamba Road 12.00 to 1.00 P.MPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/118058503614078459128/NarayanSevaAtKadambaRoad
Date: 19-11-2012Activity Venue TimeLadies Day Celebration Ravalnath Mandap 6.00 to 8.00 P.MPhotos: https://picasaweb.google.com/118058503614078459128/LadiesDayAtKarmaliDetails: Ladies shared their divine experiences as a part of Sai Samithi. Also talks were given on BasicHealthcare and Nutrition for women.Date: 23-11-2012Activity Venue TimeBirthday Celebrations Hanuman Mandap, Ribandar 4.00 to 8.00 P.MDetails: The Celebrations included cultural programme by Balvikas students, a role play by Sai Youth, Cakecutting, Bhajan, Aarti and Prasadam.Date: 25-11-2012Activity Venue TimeMedical Camp St.Pedru 10.00 A.M to 1.00 P.MDetails: This medical camp was conducted in association with Lions Club conducting a special diabeticdetection camp.
VII] Mapusa SamithiDate: 23-11-2012Activity Venue TimeCultural programme Mapusa 6.00 to 8.30 P.MPhotos:https://plus.google.com/photos/113396474790393157322/albums/5816283366950412529?banner=pwaVIII] Kundai SamithiDate: 23-11-2012Activity Venue TimeCultural programme and Bhajan Residence of Mr.Paritosh Sakte 7.00 to 8.30 P.M Jai Sai Ram