Spiritual fervour and social activities marked the 88th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Satya Saibaba at Prema Sadan Mandir campus on Saturday. The day started with distribution of sweets and clothes to patients at KGH and differently-abled students by Mahila Youth Wing of Sri Satya Sai Seva organisations. A mass ‘vratham’ was performed by hundreds of devotees in the morning. Later, a ‘Maha Narayana Seva’ (offering of food) was done at Sri Satya Sai Vidya Vihar school premises where over 3,000 devotees participated.
On the occasion, Chandana Chalam, editorial board member of Sai Spandana, a spiritual magazine of Sri Satya Sai Seva organisation, released the birth anniversary special issue. Addressing a large gathering, the guest speaker of the day, C.S. Srinivas said that the focus to serve the poor and needy with love would lead to the path of divinity.
D. Raghava Rao, district coordinator (services), highlighted the service activities being carried out by Sri Satya Sai Seva organisation. The ‘Jhula Utsav’ was performed by over 1,000 devotees with love and passion. Later, a colourful display of firecrackers enthralled the devotees. Former minister and parliamentarian Bhattam Sriramamurthy also participated in the ‘Jhula Utsav’ along with other eminent personalities.