Saturday 1st October 2011
Today, a village called Pamadurthi was one amongst many to receive Swami’s blessings in the form of prasadam. The village is situated over 40 km from Puttaparthi, populated with more than 1,000 houses. Part of the UK Group worked alongside Swami’s students and faculty members to serve the village. The UK Group was heading back when, en route, they were asked to help at another village. Other members of the UK Group served Swami’s prasadam at various villages within the Bukkapatnam Mandal. The distribution was carried out very quickly and the teams headed back to Prasanthi Nilayam.
During the afternoon darshan, 2 speakers were given the opportunity to address the Vidhwan Maha Sabha gathering in the Sai Kulwant Hall. The first was Brother Soham who spoke on the 9 types of devotion. He was followed by Sister Rani who also spoke eloquently on Satyam Shivam Sundaram and the different types of yoga's. We then heard a small part of Swami’s divine discourse on Navratri from 2001.
This was followed by a heartfelt musical concert by the students of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Brindavan Campus. The beautiful songs were sung with such love and devotion; it left some members of the UK Group shedding tears of joy.