91st Birthday Celebration

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Aum Sai Ram

Sathya Sai Baba-une lumière universelle: a National TV Programme on the occasion of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s 91st Birthday Celebrations

Birthdays are for the mortals. For the One Who is beyond birth and death, there is no birthday. But, when He chose to descend down in physical frame, He, with His supreme munificence, conferred upon humanity the heavenly boon to celebrate His Advent.  23rd November is the landmark in the Sri Sathya Sai Calendar… and over 4 decades the Sai fraternity has been joining together celebrating The Day of His Supreme Advent!

Sai devotees all over the world have endearing memories on this day, 23rd November, and the saga of His Story would often reach zenith of excitement as, invariably every Birthday of the Beloved Lord reveals rare facets of His Divine majesty. Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s Birthday celebrations are always a Special Occasion and is elaborately celebrated in Mauritius and all over the world with religious fervour.

With His Divine Blessings and as part of the celebrations of the 91st Birthday of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, the Sathya Sai International Organisation of Mauritius planned the making of a unique spiritual and devotional programme which was pre-recorded at the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation, the national TV station during the month of November 2016, after several rehearsals. The 55-minute programme also incorporates outdoor location shooting of messages which will be telecasted on Sunday, 20th November 2016 on MBC TV channel1 at 18.25. The programme was staged by the National Devotion Wing with the support of devotees including both youths and elders from several regions of Mauritius with Love and Unity of All Faiths as the underlying theme.

The programme commences with a scintillating rendition of opening prayers, Omkaar, Ganapathi Prarthna and multi faith Islam, Christian and Buddhist prayers sung in a united voice. Adding colour to the ‘gaiety galore’, the programme continues with evergreen inter faith melodies and group singing in the harmonious tunes of ”Soham Sai Om...NouAppeleTwa Allah...There are many races and La Bible Le Coran La Torah.”

The programme is interspersed with an extract of a discourse by Bhagawan on religion, videos and slide projections on the activities of the SSIO and showcasing Sathya Sai Baba’s work in the areas of Educare, Medicare and Socio-care. The programme also features inter alia Swami’s message saturated with compassion, goodness, wisdom and generosity towards all living beings.

The programme culminates with a video of Sathya Baba singing “Love is my form…

The programme turns out to be a fascinating show of Unity In Diversity.

Watch out : “Sathya Sai Baba, une lumière universelle” on MBC TV Channel 1, Sunday 20th November 2016, 18h25.

National Media Team

Sathya Sai International Organisation (Mauritius)

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