Aradhana Mahotsavam Offerings in Victoria
On Tuesday 24th April, Region East and West of Victoria jointly celebrated Aradhana Mahotsavam at Boxhill Town Hall. The program started at 7.30 pm with an offering of roses to the Lotus feet of Sathya Sai Baba by two young adults. The program continued with 3 Oms, the Gayathri Mantra and an acknowledgement to the traditional owners of the Wurundjeri-Balluk tribe and the Kulin Nation.
The program’s theme was “Holding On To Him”, depicting the divine love and yearning for Sai Baba. This theme continued in the musical presentations with soulful singing by young adults in different languages including Tamil, Hindi and English.
The shrine was beautifully decorated with a colour theme of red, and all devotees were invited to wear red on the day which was enthusiastically taken up by everyone present.
The atmosphere was filled with divine love and energy. Everyone enjoyed the program which was attended by about 400 devotees.
Aradhana Mahotsavam Offerings in WA
The WA Region held their Aradhana Mahotsavam event on the 24th April in Floreat. The event was titled “A Night With Sai – Reflect and Celebrate the Life of Sathya Sai Baba”. The program began with members offering flowers at the Divine Lord’s lotus feet. This was accompanied by 30 minutes of chanting of the Sai Gayatri along with a slideshow of images of the Divine form of our Lord. The program continued with inspirational talks by members of the organisation, followed by an enchanting and beautiful flute offering accompanied on vocals and tabla by the WA young adults. Devotional singing and Sathya’s Sai Baba’s discourse concluded the program.
Aradhana Mahotsavam Offering in NSW Region East
NSW Region East marked Aradhana Mahotsavam on the 28th of April 2018. The event, themed “A Journey Within”, was attended by 275 people. It began by offering flowers and the event programme at the altar, which was beautifully decorated and depicted the Mahasamadhi at Puttaparthi. A string of soulful devotional singing was rendered at the lotus feet of Sathya Sai Baba, wherein devotees could experience their unique connection to SAI within. The event concluded chanting of the Sai Gayatri by the devotees present. After the event, devotees offered a personal message card to Sathya Sai Baba which will be presented in Prashanthi Nilayam.
Aradhana Mahotsavam Offering in QLD