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This page contains the announcements made at our Centre.
 
The announcements give details of forthcoming events and some feedback on events that have taken place recently, plus information on any special events, notices, changes, etc.


Announcements for Sunday 29 Dec. 2013

 

We hope you all had a lovely Christmas.

 

1. New Year’s Eve program.

We have an invitation from Nottingham Sai Centre. They are holding their New Year’s Eve bhajans on Tuesday 31st Dec at the Hindu Temple Nottingham.  This programme has been organized every year and a number of devotees from our Centre attend.  You are all invited to join the bhajan s. Please see information desk for address and transport arrangements,

2. Also at East West Centre.

There will be a program from 9-12 pm on Tuesday the 31st of December to welcome the New Year. The Youth have organised bhajans, quizzes/question and answer sessions and also refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all and starting 2014 with divine vibrations and positive energy.

 

A very happy and peaceful New Year to everyone.

 

Thought of the day by Vijaybhai

 

Announcements for Sunday 22nd Dec. 2013

1. New Year’s Eve program

We have an invitation from Nottingham Sai Centre. They are holding their New Year’s Eve bhajans on Tuesday 31st Dec at the Hindu Temple Nottingham.  This programme has been organized every year and a number of devotees from our Centre attend.  You are all invited to join the bhajans. Please see information desk for address and transport arrangements.

The Hindu Temple, 215 Carlton Road, Nottingham NG3 2FX

Also at East West Centre.

There will be a program from 9-12 pm on Tuesday the 31st of December to welcome the New Year. The Youth have organised bhajans, quizzes, question and answer sessions and also refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all and starting 2014 with divine vibrations and positive energy.

2. Bridge Project

Volunteers are required to help with night shelter project until  26th Jan 2014. The night shelter will provide overnight stay and hot food for approximately 15 people.

3. National Sathya Sai Orientation Conference 2014.

This is Office bearers and active member’s conference and if you wish to attend it is on -

Date:            Saturday 25th January 2014

Time:            10 am to 5.30 pm

Venue:          Onslow St Audrey’s School, Old Rectory Drive, Hatfield, AL10 8AB.

Please see information desk for further details.

 

Thought of the day by Sanjaybhai.

 

Announcements for Sunday 15 th Dec. 2013

1. Centre Christmas Celebrations 22nd Dec 2013

On Sunday here at Soar Valley we will have our Centre Christmas Celebrations. All parents are requested to bring their children and join in the celebrations.

2. Bridge Project

Volunteers are required to help with night shelter project from 16th December to 26th Jan 2014. The night shelter will provide overnight staying and hot food for 15 people.

3. Dawn Centre  

The Dawn Centre provides temporary accommodation for the homeless in Leicester. As in previous years the youth will be holding a Christmas Party for the Dawn Centre on the 21st of December. Each guest will be given a gift .If you wish to contribute the items required are: A hat, Scarf, gloves or a pair of winter socks and a small chocolate bar.

They must be neutral colours so they can give them to both gents and ladies.

4. National Sathya Sai Orientation Conference 2014.

This is Office bearers and active member’s conference and if you wish to attend it is on -

Date:              Saturday 25th January 2014

Time:              10 am to 5.30 pm

Venue:           Onslow St Audrey’s School, Old Rectory Drive, Hatfield, AL10 8AB.

Please see information desk for further details.

 

 

Thought of the day by Vijaybhai.

 

Announcements for Sunday 8th Dec. 2013

1. Today is SSE Exam Prize Presentation. Everyone is welcome to stay and join in the programme.

2. National Christmas program

On 15th December there will be the National Christmas celebrations in Cheltenham.

 If anyone wishes to attend you need to register. For further details please see information desk.

Please give your names if you wish to attend and would like to travel by coach.

3. Centre Christmas Celebrations 22nd Dec 2013

On Sunday here at Soar Valley we will have our Centre Christmas Celebrations. All  parents are requested to bring their children and join in the celebrations.

4. Bridge Project

Volunteers are required to help with night shelter project from 16th December to 26th Jan 2014. The night shelter will provide overnight staying and hot food for 15 people.

5. Dawn Centre  

The Dawn Centre provides temporary accommodation for the homeless in Leicester. As in previous years the youth will be holding a Christmas Party for the Dawn Centre on the 21st of December. Each guest will be given a gift .If you wish to contribute the items required are: A hat, Scarf, gloves or a pair of winter socks and a small chocolate bar.

They must be neutral colours so they can give them to both gents and ladies.

6. SSE Term date

The new SSE term starts back on Sunday 12th January 2014

7. New Year’s eve bhajans – we have been invited to the bhajans on new Year’s eve on Tuesday 31 December at Hindu temple, Nottingham. Please see Info Desk for more information.

 

Thought of the Day by Pratibhaben.

Announcements for Sunday 1st Dec. 2013

1. Just a reminder – we are still collecting for Philippines Disaster relief efforts by our Organisation. If you wish to help please see information desk where we have the gift aid forms and all the details

2. Christmas program – National

On 15th December there will be the National Christmas celebrations in Cheltenham and  Dana Gillespie is the special guest – She is an amazing singer and she has had many wonderful experiences with Swami so the programme will be a real treat. If anyone wishes to attend you need to register. Details are on our website  You can also get them from information desk.

We can book a coach if there are enough people travelling. So please give your names if you wish to attend and would like to travel by coach.

3. Centre Christmas Celebrations 22nd Dec 2013

On Sunday here at Soar Valley we will have our Centre Christmas Celebrations

4. We have an important communication from our National Chair  Kiranbhai Patel. I would like Navinbhai to come forward and give us the information.

Please click here to see the document.

 

Thought of the Day   by Sanjaybhai Samani.

Announcements for Sunday 24th Nov. 2013

1. Swami’s Birthday celebrations

With Swami’s grace the programme was very good and our SSE children did really well.  A big than you to all who made this celebration programme a success. Thank you Swami for guiding us.

2. Evening with Janet Bock on Tuesday 26th Nov 2013

There is a special programme at Ram Mandir on Tuesday 26 November from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, where guest speaker Janet Bock will share her experiences of Swami with us. All are welcome to attend.

3. Last week we announced about Philippines Disaster relief efforts by our Organisation. If you wish to help please see information desk where we have the gift aid forms and all the details

3. Christmas program

On 15th December there will be the National Christmas celebrations in Cheltenham and  Dana Gillespie is the special guest – She is an amazing singer and she has had many wonderful experiences with Swami so the programme will be a real treat. If anyone wishes to attend you need to register. Details are on our website  You can also get them from information desk.

We can book a coach if there are enough people travelling. So please give your names if you wish to attend and would like to travel by coach.

 

Thought of the Day   by Amit Mistry

Announcements for Sunday 17th Nov. 2013

1. With Swami’s grace we completed our Akhand bhajans last weekend. The vibrations were tremendous and as per our theme this year Sing for Harmony – Multi-faith groups who participated also enjoyed the event. And we hope you all felt the same.

2. Swami’s Birthdays celebrations 23rd Nov 2013 (Next Saturday)

Theme this year is Harmony – “Harmony in the Individual, Family and World”

The programme is on Saturday 23rd November from 2-7 pm

The Venue is Ram Mandir, Hildyard Road, Leicester, LE4 5GG

If anyone would like to help with setting up, decorating, or catering please see our service coordinators Jasuben and Hemantbhai .

On the same day Saturday 23rd November there is a National Programme in London. If you wish to attend further details available at the information desk.

3. Narayan Seva-Croatia Food parcels

With all your generous contribution for this Narayan Sewa – we made up 144 family boxes and delivered yesterday to warehouse in Wellingborough and they will be sent to Croatia in 2 weeks’ time.

4. Ladies Day Tuesday Nov 19th 2013

We will be celebrating Ladies day on Tuesday 19th November. Swami placed great emphasis on this day when he declared Ladies Day on 19th November 1995. Since then ladies day has been celebrated 19th of every month. 

The programme is based on "Realising the Dharma of women"

Venue: Hansaben & Bijal Sisodia's Home

Time: 7.30 pm- 9.15 pm

5. There is a special programme at Ram Mandir on Tuesday 26 November from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, where guest speaker Janet Bock will share her experiences of Swami with us.

6. Navinbhai will give us details of Philippines Disaster relief efforts by our Organisation.

 Click here for details and gift aid form

Thought of the Day  Pratibhaben

 

Announcements for Sunday 10th Nov  2013 - AKHAND BHAJANS

Swami’s Birthdays celebrations 23rd Nov 2013

Theme this year is Harmony - Harmony in the Individual, Family and World,

The programme is on Saturday 23rd November from 2-7 pm

 The Venue is Ram Mandir, Hildyard Road, Leicester, LE4 5GG

On the same day Saturday 23rd November there is a National Programme in  London. If you wish to attend please give your names at the information desk.

 

Thought of the Day by Chhotubhai on Akhand Bhajans

 

Announcements for Sunday 3rd Nov. 2013

A very happy Diwali to everyone.

We are celebrating Diwali today.  As part of our celebrations we have organized Rangoli and Aarti competition. And there is refreshments in the dining area so please stay and join in the celebration.

1. Akhand bhajans Saturday 9th –Sunday 10th Nov. 2013

Our theme this year is Sing for Harmony – 24 hours of singing the Glory of God for World Peace and Harmony will take place from 12.30 pm Saturday 9th November 2013 until 12.30 pm Sunday 10th November 2013.

The Venue:                         Charotar Patidar Samaj, 20 South Church Gate, Leicester, LE1 3AE

We have a list of time slots of one hour.  if you wish to organize a small group and sing bhajans for one hour please put your names forward.

Please note there will be no bhajans here at Soar Valley College on Sunday 10th November 2013.

2. Swami’s Birthdays celebrations 23rd Nov 2013

Theme this year is Harmony - Harmony in the Individual, Family and World,

The programme is on Saturday 23rd November from 2-7pm

The Venue is Ram Mandir, Hildyard Road, Leicester, LE4 5GG

On the same day Saturday 23rd November there is a National Programme in  London. If you wish to attend please give your names at the information desk.

3. Narayan Seva-Croatia Food parcels

Once again we are collecting items to make up family parcels for refugees & needy people in Croatia. This is an opportunity for all of us to be part of Narayan Seva, linked to our ‘Ceiling on Desire’ project. The list of items needed can be collected from the information desk.. The food will be packed on Wednesday 13th  and will be delivered to Refugee Relief Charity on Saturday 16th Nov. If you wish to help with packing or delivery please see information desk.

4. National Christmas program

On 15th December there will be the National Christmas celebrations in Cheltenham and  Dana Gillespie is the special guest – She is an amazing singer but she has harmony wonderful experiences with Swami so the programme will be a real treat. Region 4 choir that will join other singers and instrumentalists on the day from the UK..  If you would like to join the choir or play an instrument or would like to co-ordinate the choir. Please get in touch with Jenni latest by 1st November.

 

Thought of the Day by Nareshbhai Pancholi

Announcements for Sunday 27th Oct. 2013

1. Diwali  Celebration Sunday 3rd  Nov 2013

We will be celebrating Diwali on Sunday 3rd November here at Soar Valley. As part of our celebrations we have organized Rangoli and Aarti competition. So if you wish to take part please bring along your decorated rangolis and aarti’s.

2. Akhand bhajans Saturday 9th –Sunday 10th Nov. 2013

Our theme this year is Sing for Harmony – 24 hours of singing the Glory of God for World Peace and Harmony will take place from 12.30 pm Saturday 9th November 2013 until 12.30 pm Sunday 10th November 2013.

The Venue:                         Charotar Patidar Samaj, 20 South Church Gate, Leicester, LE1 3AE

We have a list of time slots of one hour.  if you wish to organize a small group and sing bhajans for one hour please put your names forward.

Please note there will be no bhajans here at Soar Valley College on Sunday 10th November 2013.

3. Swami’s Birthdays celebrations 23rd Nov 2013

Theme this year is Harmony - Harmony in the Individual, Family and World,

The programme is on Saturday 23rd November from 2-7pm

 The Venue is Ram Mandir, Hildyard Road, Leicester, LE4 5GG

On the same day Saturday 23rd November there is a National Programme in  London. If you wish to attend please give your names at the information desk.

4. Avatar Declaration Day Celebrations

To mark this event we did a food collection and we had a very good response from all of you.  Thank you everyone.

These items have now been delivered to local food bank.

We are still collecting for parcels to Croatia.

For more details please see information desk.

5. Christmas program

On 15th December there will be the National Christmas celebrations in Cheltenham and  Dana Gillespie is the special guest – She is an amazing singer but she has harmony wonderful experiences with Swami so the programme will be a real treat.

 

Region 4 choir that will join other singers and instrumentalists on the day from the UK..  If you would like to join the choir or play an instrument or would like to co-ordinate the choir. Please get in touch with Jenni latest by 1st November

 

6. There is an important communication about Sathya Sai School from our UK Council and we request Navinbhai  to give us the details.

 

Thought of the Day by Vijaybhai.

 

Announcements for Sunday 20th Oct. 2013

1 Service Wing .Meeting  Monday 21st Oct 2013

Service wing have arranged a meeting here at Soar Valley from 7.30 – 9.30.

Anybody who wishes to find out more about our centre service activities,  please come along to this meeting.

2. Diwali  Celebration Sunday 3rd  Nov 2013

We will be celebrating Diwali on Sunday 3rd November here at Soar Valley. As part of our celebrations we have organized Rangoli and Aarti competition. So if you wish to take part please bring along your decorated rangolis and aarti’s.

3. Akhand bhajans Saturday 9th –Sunday 10th Nov. 2013

Our theme this year is Sing for Harmony – 24 hours of singing the Glory of God for World Peace and Harmony will take place from 12.30 pm Saturday 9th November 2013 until 12.30 pm Sunday 10th November 2013.

The Venue:                         Charotar Patidar Samaj, 20 South Church Gate, Leicester, LE1 3AE

We have a list of time slots of one hour.  if you wish to organize a small group and sing bhajans for one hour please put your names forward.

4. Swami’s Birthdays celebrations 23rd Nov 2013

Theme this year is Harmony - Harmony in the Individual, Family and World,

The programme is on Saturday 23rd November from 2-7pm

 The Venue isRam Mandir, Hildyard Road, Leicester, LE4 5GG

5. Avatar Declaration Day Celebrations

20th October 1940  - the day Bhagawan declared to the world His Advent and His Avataric Mission.

We are indeed very fortunate to have been blessed to be part of His Divine Mission.

In the UK, lot of our devotees will be engaged in service by way of supplying food items to Food Banks and serving Homeless Shelters.

There is Laksharcharna  in Watford  today from 11.30 – 2.00

For those unable to attend but wish to join in the Laksharcharna, please use the attached live stream to participate:

          http://www.srisathyasai.org.uk/servetheplanet/livestream.php

 

6. Now we will see a short presentation on Swami’s early years by Navinbhai

Announcements for Sunday 13th October 2013

1. Health & Safety Training –Today after bhajans. Please join in this workshop.

2. Avatar Declaration Day. 20th October 2013

20th October 1940 is a historic date in our lives when Bhagawan declared to the world His Avatar and His Divine Avataric Mission to redeem all mankind.

Devotees all around the world are celebrating this joyous occasion in prayers, devotional singing, and undertaking service

. To mark this day a project ‘Serve the Planet’ has been launched nationally ‘

This project is in three parts and we humbly request you to participate in this event.

(i).Narayan Seva:

 by bringing food items to our centre  for delivery to local Food Bank. List of Items needed is available at the information desk

(ii) Naam Seva:

 You could join in Laksharchana (chanting the divine name) which will be led by our revered elder Sri  Vadgama.

Date: Sunday 20th October 2013

Time: 11:30am to 2:00pm

Venue: Oxhey Wood Primary School, South Oxhey, Watford, WD19 7SL

Registration is required for Laksharchana. Please go to information desk for further details.

(iii) Serving at the homeless Shelter.  

You can join our volunteers who serve every Sunday at Bridge Centre.

There is now a short presentation by Hemantbhai about this project.

 

For further information on any of these please go to the information desk or please see our Centre website.

Thought of the Day by Hansaben.

 

Announcements for Sunday 6 October 2013

1. Navaratri festival – TODAY. There will be ras garba after bhajans celebrating Navaratri, so please bring your dandiyas with you!!!!

2. Health & Safety Training – on Sunday 13 October, there will be health & safety training day after bhajans. All are welcome , especially for active seva dal members.

3. Avtar Declaration Day – on 20 October, there will be Serve the Planet project starting. More details will be provided next week.

4. Lakhsha Charan on 20 October in Watford.

Time : 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Venue: Oxhey Wood Primary School, South Oxhey, Watford WD19 7SL

Registration is required at http://www.srisathyasai.org.uk/servethe planet/laksharchana_registration.php

Please give your names at Info Desk if you wish to attend. Depending on the number of devotees who wish to attend, we will see if we need to hire a coach/mini-bus.

5. Narayan Seva – Food parcels for Croatia. We will be collecting for this from 20 October – please pick up leaflet with details from Information Desk.

6. Bhajan practices are held in foyer after bhajans. Anyone who wishes to lead a bhajan please come and attend.

 

Thought  of the Day by Pratibhaben.

 

Announcements for Sunday 29th September 2013

1. SSE Parents Conference – TODAY after bhajans. All are welcome to attend this conference, especially parents of SSE children.

2. Navaratri festival – On Sunday 6 October, there will be ras garba after bhajans celebrating Navaratri, so please bring your dandiyas with you!!!!

3. Health & Safety Training – on Sunday 13 October, there will be health & safety training day after bhajans. All are welcome , especially for active seva dal members.

4. Avtar Declaration Day – on 20 October, there will be Serve the Planet project starting. More details will be provided next week.

5. Lakhsha Charan on 20 October in Watford. More information at the Info Desk.

6. Narayan Seva – Food parcels for Croatia. We will be collecting for this from 20 October – please pick up leaflet with details from Information Desk.

7. Bhajan practices are held in foyer after bhajans. Anyone who wishes to lead a bhajan please come and attend.

 

Thought  of the Day by Pratibhaben.

 

Announcements for Sunday 22nd September 2013

1. Ladies Wing Study Circle - Today there is a study circle for ladies here after bhajans.  So all ladies please join in.

2. SSE Parents Conference on Sunday 29th September.  SSE parents conference has been arranged here next Sunday at Soar Valley College after bhajans. All are welcome to attend this conference, especially parents of SSE children.

3. Shirdi Sai Satcharitra - The reading of the Shirdi Sai Satcharitra will take place on Saturday the 28th September, and the palki procession will take place on Friday the 27th at 8 pm at East West Centre. All are welcome.

4. Bhajan practices are held in foyer after bhajans. Anyone who wishes to lead a bhajan please come and attend.

5. Committee meeting - Our next committee meeting is on the Tuesday 24th Sept. at Soar Valley from 7.30 -9 30. Anyone who is interested in the Centre activities and planning please come along and join us.

 

Thought  of the Day by Pratibhaben.

 

Announcements for Sunday 15th September 2013

1. Sai Smaran Bhajans-

Date:  Saturday 21st September, Time: 10.30 am-4.30 pm

Venue: Sandbach High School & Sixth Form College, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, Cheshire CW11 3NT. Anybody wanting to sing or play an instrument please get in touch with Jenni.  You are all welcome to join the bhajans. For further details please see information desk.

2. Ladies Wing. Have organized bhajan session where all ladies will be singing bhajans on Thursday the 19th of September at East West Centre so any ladies wishing to sing please contact Bijal at information desk.

3. Ladies Wing Study Circle Sunday 22nd September after bhajans here at Soar Valley.

4. SSE Parents Conference Sunday 29th September  here at Soar Valley College after bhajans.  All are welcome to attend this conference and specially parents of SSE children.

5. Shirdi Sai Satcharitra - The reading of the Shirdi Sai Satcharitra will take place on Saturday the 28th of September, and the palki procession will take place on Friday the 27th at 8 pm. at East West Centre. All are welcome.

 

Thought of the Day by Vijaybhai

 

Announcements for Sunday 8th Sept  2013

1. Ladies Wing are holding bhajans  at Ashra House today -  Sunday 8th September from 4-5 pm.

All are welcome.

2. Next Sunday (15th Sep 2013) there will be Vrindavan bhajan video presentation and Summary of the talk by Sri Rathnakar.   This will be after bhajans .

3. Sai Smaran Bhajans.

Date:  Saturday 21st September, Time: 10.30 am-4.30 pm

Venue: Sandbach High School & Sixth Form College, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, Cheshire CW11 3NT.

Anybody wanting to sing or play an instrument please get in touch with Jenni.  You are all welcome to join the bhajans. For further details please see information desk.

4. Bhajan Practice:

There will be normal bhajan practice, after bhajans today. Please come and practice your bhajans if you would like to sing on Sundays old and new comers are welcome.

 

 

Thought of the Day by Hansaben

 

Announcements for Sunday 1 September 2013

1. Bhajan Practice:

There will be  normal bhajan practice , after bhajans today. please come and practise your bhajans if you would like to sing on Sundays old and new comers are welcome.

2. Mr Rathnakar will be speaking on Monday 2nd of September from 7-9 pm

Shree Ram Mandir, Hildyard Road Leicester LE4 5GG.

We need volunteers so please give your names at the information desk.

3. Our SSE will start on the Sunday 8th September as normal if any new children would like to join our SSE classes please see Aarti Mistry or Roopaben Shukla.

 

 

Thought of the day by Sanjay Samani

Announcements for Sunday 25th August 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Krishna Janmastami on Wednesday 28th August .at Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre from 7.00-9.30

Please arrive early as the programme will start at 7.00

2. UK National Sai Retreat 2013 will take place in Llandudno in Wales next weekend.

There is a brief meeting today after bhajans for all the volunteers attending the retreat.

3. Mr. Ratnakar – Swami’s nephew who is one of the guest speakers at the National Retreat will be giving a talk about his experiences on Monday 2nd of September from 7-9 pm..at Shree Ram Mandir, Hildyard Road, Leicester

4. Committee meeting

Our next committee meeting is on Tuesday 27th August here at Soar Valley from 7.30-9.30. If you are interested in finding out more about our Centre activities, please come along.

5. Bhajan Practice

There is bhajan practice after Vibhuti mantra, in the foyer. Practices are held every Sunday and anybody who wishes to lead a bhajan can come and join in.

 

Thought of the Day by Amit Mistry – ‘Shrawan’

Announcements for Sunday 18th August 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Today there is a Ladies wing meeting    it is a special workshop on the topic of “Self-confidence”   The workshop aims to explore self-confidence and its importance in our spiritual growth and development.  So ladies please stay and join in the programme.

2. Krishna Janmastami will be celebrated on Wednesday 28th August at Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre from  7.00 pm -9.30 pm.

3. UK National Retreat UK National Sai Retreat 2013 (30 August – 01 September) will take place in Llandudno in Wales again this year .Registration is still open. If you would like to attend please go to the National website and register as soon as possible. Further details are available at the information desk.

4. Mr. Ratnakar – Swami’s nephew who is one of the guest speakers at the retreat will be giving a talk about his experiences on Monday 2nd of September from 7-9 pm. You are all welcome.

Venue - Shree Ram Mandir,, Hildyard Road  Leicester  LE4 5GG

5. Bhajan Practice. After last week’s inspiring bhajan workshop by Mr Hariharan –we are hoping that all of you would like to join in the bhajan practice which will be held in the foyer. Practices are held every Sunday and anybody who wishes to lead a bhajan can come and join in.

Thought of the Day by Pratibhaben.

 

Announcements for Sunday 11th August 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Krishna Janmastami on Wednesday 28th August .at Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre  7.00-9.30

2. UK National Retreat UK National Sai Retreat 2013 (30 August – 01 September) will take place in Llandudno in Wales again this year .Registration is still open. If you would like to attend please go to the National website and register as soon as possible. Further details available at the information desk.

3. Salcey Forest ( tree planting) Service -  Sunday 18th August 2013

From 10.00 till 2.00.  As always volunteers need to wear suitable clothing (waterproof) and footwear (wellingtons). 

The meeting point is: The Café, Salcey Forest, Quinton Road, Hartwell NN7 2HX

4. Ladies Wing Meeting Sunday 18th August 

The ladies wing have organised a special workshop on the topic of “Self-confidence” 

   The workshop will be taking place on Sunday 18th after bhajans.

   This will be conducted by health professionals in psychotherapy and mental health. The workshop aims to explore self-confidence and its importance in our spiritual growth and development.

 

Thought of the Day by  Vijaybhai on Eid.

 

Announcements for Sunday 4th August 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Bhajan Practice

Bhajan practices are held every Sunday after our morning programme. If you would like to lead bhajans on Sunday, please come to these practices. For further details please see Vijaybhai.

2. We are very fortunate to have Mr T V Hariharan, a former Sai Student, an ardent devotee of Bhagwan and a very talented singer coming to Region 4 on Sunday 11th Aug at Soar Valley College.

Bhajans from 9-10 am
Talk by TV Hariharan from 10.15-11 am
Bhajan Workshop from 11.30 - 12.30

The Bhajan Workshop is open to all, it would be wonderful to see all our Bhajan singers and musicians attend the golden opportunity.

After the Bhajan workshop, there will be some light refreshments.  Please can you confirm numbers of attendance from your centres/groups to give us an indication for catering purposes.

3. UK National Retreat UK National Sai Retreat 2013 (30 August – 01 September) will take place in Llandudno in Wales again this year .Registration is still open. If you would like to attend please go to the National website and register as soon as possible. Further details available at the information desk.

 

Thought of the Day by Pratibhaben.

 

Announcements for Sunday 28th July 2013

1. Last week there was Rudra Homam at Balaji Temple at Birmingham. We request Chottubhai to tell us about the event.

And  yesterday we had our Centre Global Service Day. And here are some clips of what we did at the Wicksteed Park.

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Lakshaarchana - Saturday 3rd August

Lakshaarchana is chanting the divine name of God, 100,000 time in unison. Narborough Centre  will be holding a Lakshaarchana on Saturday the 3rd of August at Stonehill School , Stonehill Avenue, Birstall, Leicester from 2-7 pm. Mr. Vadgama will be conducting the event. Please give your names at the information desk if you wish to attend.

2. Uttarkhand Flood Relief Funds

We have been announcing regarding the collection for flood affected areas in Uttarkhand.

We will be collecting donations for 2 more weeks. If anyone would like more details please see information desk.

3. UK National Retreat UK National Sai Retreat 2013 (30 August – 01 September) will take place in Llandudno in Wales again this year .Registration is still open. If you would like to attend please go to the National website and register as soon as possible. Further details available at the information desk.

4. Committee meeting

There is a committee  meeting on Tuesday  30th of July from 7.30 to 9.30 pm at Soar valley College.

All committee members please attend. If anyone wishes to find out more about our centre activities, please come along.

Thought of the Day by Sanjaybhai.

 

Announcements for Sunday 21st July 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Global Service Day  Next Saturday.

Our Centre global service day is on Saturday 27th July 2013. This year we are taking our guests to Wicksteed Park. If you like to volunteer please see Hemantbhai or Jasuben

2. Lakshaarchana - 3rd August

Lakshaarchana is chanting the divine name of God, 100,000 time in unison. Narborough Centre  will be holding a Lakshaarchana on Saturday the 3rd of August at Stonehill School , Stonehill Avenue, Birstall, Leicester from 2-7pm. Mr. Vadgama will be conducting the event. Please give your names at the information desk if you wish to attend.

3. National Events

National Pilgrimage 28th July to 3rd of August 2013

4. UK National Retreat UK National Sai Retreat 2013 (30 August – 01 September) will take place in Llandudno in Wales again this year .Registration is now open .This was very popular last year. Sri Rathnakar has the very extraordinary and rare blessing of being born in Bhagawan’s physical family as His nephew. He is a former alumnus of the Sri Sathya Sai University, Prasanthi Nilayam. Sri Rathnakar has had innumerable opportunities and experiences in the divine presence and was personally guided by Him To avoid disappointment please go to the National website and register as soon as possible.

5. Uttarkhand Flood Relief Funds

We have been announcing regarding the collection for flood affected areas in Uttarkhand. We will be sending our first collection on Monday. We will be collecting donations for 3 more weeks. If anyone would like more details please see information desk.

Thought of the Day by Amit Mistry.

 

Announcements for Sunday 14th July 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Lakshaarchana

Lakshaarchana is chanting the divine name of God, 100,000 time in unison. We will be holding a Lakshaarchana on Saturday the 3rd of August at Stonehill School , Stonehill Avenue, Birstall, Leicester from 2-7 pm. Mr. Vadgama will be conducting the event. Please give your names at the information desk if you wish to attend.

2. Guru Purnima Homam

A coach has been booked for Guru Purnima Homam at Balaji Temple in Birmingham, Coach will leave from Soar Valley at 7.30 am on 21st July .If you are interested please go to the information desk for further details.

3. Ladies Wing

The first Ladies Movie Night will be held Friday 19 July at East West community project from 7.30 pm showing.

We will watch a short film and sharing views/discussion to gain more knowledge. The film will be in English and interjected with Sai movie clips and wisdom. 

Please bring a friend. 

Refreshments & Popcorn will be available.

4. Global Service Day

Our Centre's Global Service day is on Saturday 27th July 2013. This year we are taking our guests to Wicksteed Park. If you like to volunteer please see Hemantbhai or Jasuben.

Meeting has been organized to allocate duties to volunteers, tomorrow here at Soar Valley College at 7.30.

All the volunteers must attend the meeting.

5. National Events

 National Pilgrimage 28th July to 3rd of August 2013

Thought of the Day by Vijaybhai.

Announcements for Sunday 7th July 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Guru Purnima

There will be a Rudra Homam at the Balaji temple in Birmingham on the 21st of July. It is very important that you register on the national website if you wish to attend.

We have organized coach to go to Balaji Temple in Birmingham so if you have put your names down for transport , please see Chottubhai or Niteshbhai after bhajans.

2. UK National Retreat 2013 from 30th August – 1st September in Llandudno in Wales. Please register online or see information desk for details.

3. Global Service Day

Our Centre global service day is on Saturday 27th July 2013. This year we are taking our guests to Wicksteed Park. If you like to volunteer please see Hemantbhai or Jasuben.

4. SSE Fun Day Today

Please stay after bhajans and join in the activities organized by SSE wing.

5. Service Wing meeting on Monday 15 July here at Soar Valley at 7:30 pm. Details of Global Service Day will be provided so all volunteers please attend.

6. It is with great pride and joy I would like to announce that Kanchanben Modi , one of our Centre member has been awarded a LABA (Leicestershire Asian Business Association) award recognising outstanding work done by individuals in the community.

 

I would like to congratulate Kanchanben on behalf of all of us.  She will say few words.

7. Floods in Uttarkhand please click for more details

 

I request Navinbhai to give us the details of relief work in the affected area.

 

Thought of the day  by Hansaben Sisodia - Ramadan 

Announcements for Sunday 30th June 2013

Today’s announcements are as follow

1. There will be a Rudra Homam at the Balaji temple in Birmingham on the 21st of July. It is very important that you register on the national website if you wish to attend.

2. If you would like to learn the Rudram…. Classes are held at East West Community centre on Saturdays from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm.

3. The auditions for the lead chanting group will be on the Saturday 6th of July from 10.30 – 12.30 at the East west community centre.

4. Sai Family Sports Day will be on Sunday 7th July and is open for whole centre from 11-2 pm.

5. There will be a CPR training opportunity on the 10th of August. The duration is 2 hours.

6. Also First Aid training will be happening in September (date yet to be confirmed). This is a one day training.r person.

7. If anybody would like training for the tasks that are involved in when we take part in service programmes, such as Global Service Day. There will be a session lead by registered nurses for more information please go to the information desk.

8. UK National Retreat 2013 will take place from 30th August – 1st September in Llandudno in Wales. Esteemed guest Sri Rathnakar who is a nephew of Swami and will be sharing some of his experiences. Registration is now open, to avoid disappointment please go to the National website and register as soon as possible. For those unable to register online please give your details to Niteshbhai Patel.

9. Bhajan practice for next Sunday will be held after the announcements so if you would like to sing please stay behind.


Thought of the day by Nareshbhai Pancholi
Announcements for Sunday 23rd June 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1.  
Bhajan practice for next Sunday will be held after the announcements so anyone who wants to sing please stay   behind.

2.  
There will be a committee meeting on the 25th of June at SVC 7.30- 9.30 pm. All committee members please attend.

3.  Rudram classes have begun at East West Community center and are held in the upstairs room on Saturdays from  10.30 am to 12.30 pm .These classes are for all to practice for the Rudra Homam at the Balaji Temple in Birmingham on the 21st of July. The registration is now open so please go on to the national website and register if you wish to attend this wonderful event.

4.  If anyone would like to be part of the chanting team please let Jennibhen know. The auditions for the Rudram    chanters will take place:
   For Coventry, Leicester Central & Narborough Road Sai Centers:
   Saturday 6th July  10.30 am -12.30
   Venue: East West Community Centre, 10 Wilberforce Road, Leicester, LE3 0GT

   For Birmingham & Wolverhampton Sai Centers
   Saturday 6th July 4 pm – 6 pm
   Venue: Wolverhampton to be confirmed

    Devotees in Derby, Nottingham, Northampton, Rugby or Shrewsbury who would like to attend then please attend one  of the above sessions.

   The correct chanting of the Rudram is very important so if devotes would like to take part please come to the practices and auditions. It’s a wonderful opportunity and even if you have been unsuccessful at last year’s auditions do come along to see if you’ve improved.

5.  English Devotional Song Project - Anyone who can sing English bhajans and wish to be part of the team that will be recording for the UK Sai website please get in touch with Jenni .The deadline is 30th June.

6.   UK National Retreat 2013 will take place from 30th August – 1st September in Llandudno in Wales again this year. Esteemed guest Sri Rathnakar will be present and has the very extraordinary and rare blessing of being born in Bhagawan’s physical family as His nephew. He is a former alumnus of the Sri Sathya Sai University, Prasanthi Nilayam. Sri Rathnakar has had innumerable opportunities and experiences in the divine presence and was personally guided by Him. Registration is now open, to avoid disappointment please go to the National website and register as soon as possible. For those unable to register online please give you details to Niteshbhai Patel at the info desk.

7.   Gayatri Mantra programme will be held on Saturday 29th June at the East west community center from 2-7 pm.

8.   There is a National Pilgrimage to Prashanti from 28th July to 3rd of August 2013 for further information please go to the information desk.

9.  
 Also 15 minute talk by Vijaybhai Desai who is chair of Prashanti communications and media.


Thought of the day by Sanjay Samani.

Announcements for Sunday 16th June 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Learning the Rudram 

 Learning the Rudram   Rudram classes  have begun and are held in the upstairs room on Saturdays from 10.30am to 12.30 pm. These classes are for beginners and for those who have already learnt the Rudram to practice it for the Homam in Birmingham on the 21st of July . The registration is now open so please go on to the national website and register if you wish to attend this wonderful event.

 If anyone would like to be part of the chanting team please make sure that you let Jenni know with contact details. Also if there are any bhajan singer leads and instrumentalists who would like to be involved at the Homam – again please let Jenni know.

2 .Bhajan Practice:

 There will be bhajan practice as usual in the foyer after bhajans.Please come and practise your bhajans if you wish to sing on Sundays.

3..National Events.

UK National Retreat UK National Sai Retreat 2013 (30August – 01September) will take place in Llandudno in Wales again this year .Registration is now open .This was very popular last year. To avoid disappointment please go to the National website and register as soon as possible.

4.Guru Purnima Rudra Homam  will be held at Balaji temple in Birmingham 21st July 2013

5. Today is Fathers Day: Wishing our universal Father Swami Happy Fathers Day, and we Have Navibhai Patel who is going to share some of events captured when Swami was very young these pictures are very rare and the stories behind this pictures will be shared by Navinbhai Patel who was one of Swamis first batch of student.  These rare photos will be shown over in few sessions and stories behind them.

 

For further information on any of these please go to the information desk or please see our Centre website.

Thought of the Day by SSE Children

Announcements for Sunday 9th June 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Learning the Rudram 

 Rudram classes started yesterday at the East West Centre on Narborough Road, in the upstairs room. Classes for practice will be held every Saturday until Homam in Birmingham on the 21st July.

2 .Bhajan Practice:

 There will be bhajan practice as usual in the foyer after bhajans.Please come and practise your bhajans if you wish to sing on Sundays.

3 Study Circle

There will be study circle next  after bhajans Today.

 

4 .National Events.

UK National Retreat UK National Sai Retreat 2013 (30August – 01September) will take place in Llandudno in Wales again this year .Registration is now open .This was very popular last year. To avoid disappointment please go to the National website and register as soon as possible.

Guru Purnima Rudra Homam  will be held at Balaji temple in Birmingham 21st July 2013

For further information on any of these please go to the information desk or please see our Centre website.

Thought of the Day by Amit Mistry

Announcements for Sunday 2nd June 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Learning the Rudram 

Rudram chanting classes at the East West Centre on Narborough Road, in the upstairs room. Classes for practice will be held every Saturday, from 10:30 to 12:30, until Homam in Birmingham on the 21st July.

2 .Bhajan Practice:

There will be bhajan practice as usual in the foyer after bhajans. Please come and practice your bhajans if you wish to sing on Sundays.

3. Study Circle

There will be study circle next Sunday after bhajans.  The topic for next Sunday is ‘Harmony in thought word and deed’. Everyone is welcome.

4 .National Events.

UK National Retreat UK National Sai Retreat 2013 (30 August – 01 September) will take place in Llandudno in Wales again this year .Registration is now open .This was very popular last year. To avoid disappointment please go to the National website and register as soon as possible.

Guru Purnima Rudra Homam  will be held at Balaji temple in Birmingham 21st July 2013

 

For further information on any of these please go to the information desk or please see our Centre website.

Thought of the Day by Vijaybhai

 

Announcements for Sunday 26th May 2013

Today’s announcements are as follows:

1. Learning the Rudram 

Rudram classes started yesterday at the East West Centre on Narborough Road, in the upstairs room, from 10:30 to 12:00. Classes for practice will be held every Saturday until Homam in Birmingham on the 21st July.

2 .Bhajan Practice:

 There will be bhajan practice as usual in the foyer after bhajans. Please come and practise your bhajans if you wish to sing on Sundays.

3. Study Circle

There will be study circle next Sunday after bhajans.

4. National Events.

UK National Retreat UK National Sai Retreat 2013 (30 August – 01 September) will take place in Llandudno in Wales again this year .Registration is now open .This was very popular last year. To avoid disappointment please go to the National website and register as soon as possible.

Guru Purnima Rudra Homam will be held at Balaji temple in Birmingham 21st July 2013

 

For further information on any of these please go to the information desk or please see our Centre website.

Thought of the Day by SSE student on Buddha Purnima.

 

Announcements for Sunday 19 May 2013

1. Learning the Rudram 

Rudram classes will start at the East West Centre on Narborough Road, in the upstairs room on Saturday the 25th of May from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. These classes will be for beginners and for those who have already learnt the Rudram to practice it for the Homam in Birmingham on the 21st of July. Swami wants everybody in every country to learn to chant the Rudram. All are welcome

2. Buddha Purnima is on Saturday 25th May

We will be celebrating Buddha Purnima On Sunday 26th May here at Soar Valley.

3. Ladies wing meeting

 The ladies wing will be holding the much desired and anticipated health awareness event  today after bhajans in this main hall. The event is called " The Moving Temple"! 

This engaging workshop will be conducted by Health professionals from different health sectors, doctors, nurses, dentists and pharmacists !

Swami inspires and emphasizes the importance of this moving temple the body to be healthy for a healthy mind to lead a dharmic life.

A must for all ladies

4. National Events.

UK National Retreat UK National Sai Retreat 2013 (30 August – 01 September) will take place in Llandudno in Wales again this year .Registration is now open .This was very popular last year. To avoid disappointment please go to the National website and register as soon as possible.

For further information on any of these please go to the information desk or please see our Centre website.

Thought of the Day by Hansaben


Announcements for Sunday 12 May 2013

1. Bhajan Practices – After bhajans today, there will be practice and additional practice on Friday from 7:00 to 9:00 at BNC. Anybody interested in leading bhajans should attend please.

2. National Events -National Pilgrimage 28th July to 3rd of August 2013

For further information on any of these please go to the information desk or please see our Centre website.

3. Ladies Day

Next meeting is on Sunday 19th May i.e. next week.

The topic this time is Health Awareness.

4. Shirdi Sai Sat Charitra - There will be a reading of the Shirdi Sai Sat Charitra in Gujarati on Saturday 18th May at East West Centre from  5.00 am to 6.00 pm. There will also be a Palki procession on Friday the 17th of May All are welcome. Chirag is here today and he will give us more information.

5. Buddha Purnima is on 25th May Saturday

We will be celebrating Buddha Purnima On Sunday 26th May here at Soar Valley.

Thought of the day by Pratibhaben

 

Announcements for Sunday 5th May 2013

1. Sathya Sai National Human Values Day 2013

We would like to thank everybody who helped in any way to make last Saturday, the Sathya Sai Human Values Day at Maher Hall, a success..

2. Shirdi Sai Sat Charitra There will be a reading of the Shirdi Sai Sat Charitra in Gujarati on Saturday 18th May at East West Centre from  5.00 am to 6.00 pm. There will also be a Palki procession on Friday the 17th May. All are welcome

3. National Events.

National Pilgrimage 28th July to 3rd of August 2013

Sai Smaran bhajans -18th May 2013

Oxhey Wood primary School, Oxhey Drive, Watford WD19 7SL

Time: 11.00 - 15.00 hrs

 

For further information on any of these please go to the information desk or please see our Centre website.

Announcements for Sunday 28 April 2013

1. National Easwaramma Day Saturday 4th May 2013

Coach has been booked for next Saturday to go to London. Those of you who are going please arrive at Soar Valley at 7.45. There are some places available so please give your names at information desk.

 

2. Centre Easwaramma day

Centre Easwaramma Day programme is on  Sunday 5th May here at Soar Valley. The programme is from 9.00 – 12.30. There are inter active workshops for Children and adults so please do come along and join in the programme.

Kiranbhai introduced our guest speaker – Dr Ravi Kumar.

Thought of the Day by Sanjaybhai.

 

Announcements for Sunday 21st April 2013

1. Ladies Wing Meeting

There is a ladies Wing meeting after bhajans today. It is a workshop on cake decoration. Please ladies join in and learn a new skill.

2. Sathya Sai Human Values Day 2013 Wednesday 24th April

Maha Samadhi day bhajans will be held here at Soar Valley College from 7.30-9.00 pm.

3. Sathya Sai National Human Values Day 2013

Date: Saturday 27th April 2013 Time: 11.00 - 17.00 Venue: Maher Centre, 15 Ravensbridge Drive, Leicester LE4 0BZ

Please register on line as soon as possible or at information desk.

4. National Easwaramma Day Saturday 4th May 2013

This year National Easwaramma Day will be celebrated in London. SSE children are taking part in this programme and so if anyone wishes to go to this celebration please give your names today. Coach has been booked. Further details available at information desk.

leave your name at the Information desk.

5. Easwaramma Day will be celebrated at our Centre on Sunday 5th May here at Soar Valley College. All are welcome, please join in the celebrations.

6. If anyone would like to take part as one of the lead singers in the National Sai Smaran Bhajans in London on 18th May there will be recordings taken next Sunday 28th April during bhajan practice (after the bhajan programme). For further information please see Jenni after bhajans today.

Kiranbhai will say a few words on the coming National Sri Sathya Sai Human Values Day.

Announcements for Sunday 14th April 2013

 

1. Sri Ram Navami is on Saturday 20th April

Sri Ram Navami – Will be celebrated here at Soar Valley College on Saturday 20th April from 7.30 - 9.30. That is next Saturday so please everyone, come and join in the celebrations.

2. Gayatri Mantra Programme

On Saturday the 20th April there is Gayatri Mantra programme at East West Centre from 2-7 pm. Please come and support this event, the Gayatri Mantras are chanted for World Peace.

3. Narborough Sai Centre 25th Anniversary celebrations

Narborough Sai Centre are celebrating their 25th Anniversary today at Wanza Community. Hall, Pasture Lane, Leicester.LE14EY .The program will be from 2-6 pm. All are welcome

4. Ladies Wing Meeting is on Sunday 21st April after bhajans here at Soar Valley College.

The Ladies wing will be holding hands-on workshop on: cake decoration! This, as many of you know, has been a very popular workshop. We would like all ladies who are interested to place their names on the sign-up sheet at the information desk. This is a fantastic opportunity to get creative, build on new or existing skills. Please see Bijal at  information desk for further details.

5. Sathya Sai Human Values Day 2013 Wednesday 24th April

Maha Samadhi day bhajans will be held here at Soar Valley College from 7.30-9.00 pm.

6. Sathya Sai NATIONAL Human Values Day 2013

Date: Saturday 27th April 2013Time: 11.00 - 17.00 Venue: Maher Centre, 15 Ravensbridge Drive, Leicester LE4 0BZ

Please register on line as soon as possible or at information desk.

7. National Pilgrimage – Prashanti Nilayam

National Pilgrimage 2013 – ‘Sai Anandam- In Harmony With Sai’ Pilgrimage 28th July – 3rd August 2013.

If anyone is interested please give your names at the information desk.

8. NATIONAL Easwaramma Day Saturday 4th May 2013

This year National Easwaramma Day will be celebrated in London. SSE children are taking part in this programme and so if anyone wishes to go to this celebration please give your names so that we can book a coach. Further details available at information desk.

9. Easwaramma Day Sunday 5th May 2013

We will celebrate Easwaramma Day on Sunday 5th May here at Soar Valley College.

10. Sai Smaran Bhajans

The next National Sai Smaran bhajans is 18th May, Oxhey Wood primary School, Oxhey Drive, Watford WD19 7SL. There will be recordings taken this Sunday at Soar Valley College after bhajans (10 am) if anyone would like to come. If anyone would like to sing then you need to let Jenni know by the 17th April.

Announcements for Sunday 7th April 2013

 

1. National Pilgrimage – Prashanti  Nilayam

National Pilgrimage 2013 – ‘Sai Anandam- In Harmony With Sai’ Pilgrimage 28th July – 3rd August 2013. If anyone is interested please give your names at the information desk.

2. Narborough Sai Centre 25th Anniversary celebrations

Narborough Sai Centre will be celebrating their 25th Anniversary on Sunday the 14th April at Wanza Community. Hall, Pasture Lane, Leicester. LE1 4EY .The program will be from 2-6 pm. Events-Bhajans, Guest speaker, Paduka puja ,Centre history and Prasadam .If you would like to do Paduka Pooja on the day please give your names at information desk.

3. Sathya Sai National Human Values Day 2013

Date: Saturday 27th April 2013 Time: 11.00 - 17.00 Venue: Maher Centre, 15 Ravensbridge Drive, Leicester LE4 0BZ

Please register on line as soon as possible at:

http://www.srisathyasai.org.uk/national-programmes, or leave your name at the Information desk.

4. SSE Teachers Training- has been organized on Saturday 20th April 2013 at Milton Keynes.

The basic training is for New teachers, parents, office bearers, SSE helpers, aspiring teachers, Group 4, Youth wing and as a refresher for current teachers.

The intermediate training is for current teachers and SSE helpers.

Please see information desk for more details. 

5. Vaisakhi celebrations on Sunday 14th April here at our normal bhajan time.

We will have our bhajans and also kirtan for this special occasion.

6 National Easwaramma Day Saturday 4th May 2013

This year National Easwaramma Day will be celebrated in London. SSE children are taking part in this programme and so if anyone wishes to go to this celebration please give your names so that we can book a coach. Further details available at information desk.

Thought of the Day – on Ugadi by Sanjay Samani

Announcements for Sunday 31st  March 2013

Easter Programme today – with Pastor Thomas from Lutterworth as our guest, with some members from his congregation

1. National Pilgrimage – Prashanti  Nilayam

National Pilgrimage 2013 – ‘Sai Anandam- In Harmony With Sai’ Pilgrimage 28th July – 3rd August 2013. National Pilgrimage being in the school holidays will be an ideal opportunity for children and parents.

First Sadhana meeting: Date: Saturday 6th April 2013Time: 11.00 - 15.00 Venue: Oxhey Wood Primary School, Oxhey Drive, South Oxhey, Watford WD19 7S

2. Narborough Sai Centre 25th  Anniversary celebrations

Narborough Sai Centre will be celebrating their 25th Anniversary on Sunday the 14th April at Wanza Community. Hall, Pasture Lane, Leicester. LE1 4EY .The program will be from 2-6 pm. Events-Bhajans, Guest speaker, Paduka puja ,Centre history and Prasadam .If you would like to do Paduka Puja on the day please give your names at information desk.

3. Sathya Sai National Human Values Day 2013

Date: Saturday 27th April 2013. Time: 11.00 - 17.00 Venue: Maher Centre, 15 Ravensbridge Drive, Leicester LE4 0BZ

Please register on line as soon as possible at:

http://www.srisathyasai.org.uk/national-programmes, or leave your name at the Information desk.

4. Easter Celebrations in Coventry- we have an invitation from Coventry Sai Centre who are celebrating Easter today, from 4 pm to 5.30 pm at St. Paul's Church Hall on Foleshill Road, Coventry. The programme includes SSE children and a guest speaker. All are invited.

5. SSE Teachers Training- has been organized on Saturday 20th April 2013 at Milton Keynes.

The basic training is for new teachers, parents, office bearers, SSE helpers, aspiring teachers, Group 4, Youth wing and as a refresher for current teachers.

The intermediate training is for current teachers and SSE helpers.

Thought of the Day - Easter Message from Pastor Thomas

Announcements for Sunday 24th March 2013 

SSE Classes were cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.

1. Open day Sunday 24th March.

Today after bhajans we have organized open day. Please join in and find out about activities of our Centre.

2. SSE- Today parent information session for LOTUSS group 3/4 students aged 15-18 years is also, today.

3. Study circle – Today   Here after bhajans.

4. Easter Celebration - Next Sunday 31st March, and we have our Easter programme here.

Pastor Graham Thomas from Lutterworth Church will share Easter message with us.

5. Easter Invitation from Coventry Centre.

Coventry Centre are having their Easter Celebrations on Sunday 31st March from 4 pm to 5.30 pm and have invited us to attend. Details at the information desk.

 

6. National Pilgrimage

Date for the Pilgrimage this year is 28th July to 3rd August

This is during summer holiday time so it would be ideal for parents to go with children.  Please give your names at the information desk if you would like to join the group.

 

Thought of the day by Hansaben.

 

Announcements for Sunday 17 March 2013

1. Computer awareness – Just a reminder.

 It is today ……

Timing is – from 11.30 – 4.30 pm. It is a drop in session so you can come anytime and stay for as long as you need to.

2. Ladies Wing -

There is a Study Circle- for ladies wing today after bhajans.

On ‘The Role & Duty of Women in today’s world for oneself, family & society ‘

The study circle will explore the key messages of our Beloved Lord Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, on this topic.

3. Regional Orientation Saturday 23rd March

 Venue: Broadway School, The Broadway, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B20 3DP

Start 10:30 am to 5 pm.

Everybody is welcome to attend this conference. Please give your names at the information desk if you wish to attend.

More details at information

4. Open day Sunday 24th March.

Open Day has been organized on Sunday 24th March here after bhajans. This is your opportunity to find out about the activities of our Centre. So please join in.

5. SSE - parent information session for LOTUSS group 3/4 students aged 15-18 years next Sunday 24th March after bhajans.

Thought of the day by Amitbhai and Kantaben.

Announcements for Sunday 10 March 2013

1. Maha Shivratri

We are celebrating Maha Shivratri this evening at Ram Mandir from 7.30 to 10.30.

2. Computer Awareness – Just a reminder.

Basic Computer awareness learning session has been organized on Sunday 17th March at 65 Broad Street, Syston.

Timing is – from 11.30 – 4.30 pm. It is a drop in session so you can come anytime and stay for as long as you need to.

3. Ladies Wing-

On Sunday 17th March There is a Study Circle-

The Role & Duty of Women in today’s world for oneself, family & society

The study circle will explore the key messages of our Beloved Lord Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, on this topic. A must for all ladies! 

4. Regional Orientation  - On Saturday- 23rd March

Venue: Broadway School, The Broadway, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B20 3DP

Start 10:30 am to 5 pm.

Everybody is welcome to attend this conference. Please give your names at the information desk if you wish to attend.

More details at information

 

Thought of the day by SSE and Ladies Wing – Bijal Sisodia.


Announcements for Sunday 3rd March 2013

1 Maha Shivratri

Maha Shivratri celebrations will be on Sunday 10th of March. It is also Mother’s Day that day.  Morning bhajans will be here as normal and Shivratri Bhajans will be in the evening at Ram Mandir from 7.30 to 10.30.

2. Computer awareness

Basic Computer awareness learning session has been organized on Sunday 17th March at 65 Broad Street, Syston.

Timing is – from 11.30 – 4.30 pm. It is a drop in session so you can come anytime and stay for as long as you need to.

3 Bhajan Practice

There will be bhajans practice at BNC 7-9 pm on Friday.

Straight after today's bhajans, there will be a vocal training for 15 minutes in the foyer with the Bhajan Team led by Shivam and Raj. This will be followed by bhajan practice.

Also Mother’s Day bhajan practice today after bhajans.

For Maha Shivratri – Bhajan practice on Wednesday 7.30-9.00 at BNC

For further information please see Vijaybhai or Raj.

4 Ladies Wing-

On Sunday 17th March There is a Study Circle-

The Role & Duty of Women in today’s world for oneself, family & society

The study circle will explore the key messages of our Beloved Lord Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, on this topic. A must for all ladies! 

5. Talk by youth on their conference previous weekend – Sarita & Bijal.

 

Thought of the day by Vijaybhai Shukla.

Announcements for Sunday 24th February 2013

1. Maha Shivratri

Maha Shivratri celebrations will be on Sunday 10th of March. It is also Mother’s Day that day.  Morning bhajans will be here as normal and Shivratri Bhajans will be in the evening at Ram Mandir from 7.30 to 10.30.

2. Service wing.

There is a service wing meeting on Saturday 2nd March at Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre from 6.00 to 8.00pm.

Please come along to find out more about service activities.

3. Computer awareness

Basic Computer awareness learning session has been organized on Sunday 17th March at 65 Broad Street, Syston.

Timing is – from 11.30 – 4.30pm. It is a drop in session so you can come anytime and stay for as long as you need to.

4. Bhajan Practice

There will be bhajans practice at BNC 7-9 pm on Friday.

Straight after today's bhajans, there will be a vocal training for 15 minutes in the foyer with the Bhajan Team led by Shivam and Raj. This will be followed by bhajan & Shivratri practice.

For further information please see Vijaybhai or Nareshbhai.

5. Bhajan Practice for Shivratri - There will be Bhajan practice for Shivratri on Wednesday 27 February at 7:30.

 

Thought of the day by Pratibhaben Niravane 

 

Announcements for Sunday 17th February 2013

1. National Youth Conference – Theme- How to Make OUR Life HIS Message on 22-24 February 2013.

Venue:  Oxhey Wood Primary School, Oxhey Drive, South Oxhey, Watford, Herts, WD19 7SL

Date: 22nd February – 6 pm – 24th February to 12 pm.

For more details visit www.srisathyasai.org.uk/national-programmes/NYC2013

2. Bhajan Practice

There will be bhajans practice at BNC 7-9 pm on Friday.

Straight after today's bhajans, there will be a vocal training for 15 minutes in the foyer with the Bhajan Team led by Shivam and Raj. This will be followed by bhajan practice.

For further information please see Vijaybhai or Nareshbhai.

3. Gayatri Mantra programme

On Saturday the 23rd of February there is  Gayatri Mantra programme at East West Centre  from 2-7 pm.

Please come and support this event, The Gayatri Mantras are chanted for the world Peace.

4. Maha Shivaratri

Maha Shivratri celebrations will be on Sunday 10th of March. It is also Mother’s Day that day.  Morning bhajans will be here as normal and Shivratri Bhajans will be in the evening at Ram Mandir

Thought of the day by Amit Mistry – ‘Harmony’. 

 

Announcements for Sunday 10th February 2013

1. Office Bearers conference 2013 Navinbhai will share with us the message from the Conference.

2. National Youth Conference – Theme- How to Make OUR Life HIS Message on 22-24 February 2013.

Venue:  Oxhey Wood Primary School, Oxhey Drive, South Oxhey, Watford, Herts, WD19 7SL

Date: 22nd February – 6 pm – 24th February to 12 pm.

For more details visit www.srisathyasai.org.uk/national-programmes/NYC2013

Hari to say a few words about the conference after the announcements.

3. Bhajan Practice

Next Friday 8th February –There will be bhajans practice at BNC 7-9 pm

Straight after today's bhajans, there will be a vocal training for 15 minutes in the foyer with the Bhajan Team led by Shivam and Raj. This will be followed by bhajan practice.

For further information please see Vijaybhai or Nareshbhai..

4. Ladies Wing

There is a Ladies group meeting today after bhajans. Please attend this meeting and find out what events are planned for the year.

Thought of the day - Rayan Kotecha (SSE Group 2 Year 3) 

 

Announcements for Sunday 3 February 2013

1. Office Bearers conference 2013

Conference Dates:    Saturday 9th of February (One day Only) next Saturday

Venue:  Onslow St Audrey’s School, Old Rectory Drive, Hatfield, AL10 8AB

If you would like to attend, please see information desk.

2. National Youth Conference – Theme- How to Make OUR Life HIS Message on 22-24 February 2013.

Venue:  Oxhey Wood Primary School, Oxhey Drive, South Oxhey, Watford, Herts, WD19 7SL

Date: 22nd February – 6 pm – 24th February to 12 pm.

For more details visit www.srisathyasai.org.uk/national-programmes/NYC2013

3. Bhajan Practice

Next Friday 8th February –There will be bhajans practice at BNC 7-9 pm

Straight after today's bhajans, there will be a vocal training for 15 minutes in the foyer with the Bhajan Team led by Shivam and Raj. This will be followed by bhajan practice.

For further information please see Vijaybhai or Nareshbhai.

4. SSE

·         SSE guru’s training is organized on 10th February 10.30 - 5pm in Milton Keynes.

              If anyone is interested please see Aarti.

·         No SSE classes next Sunday 10th February as it is Half term.

 

Thought of the day


Announcements for Sunday 27 January 2013

1. Rescheduled Office Bearers conference 2013

Because of the adverse weather conditions last weekend the conference was cancelled

The new date is:

Conference Dates:    Saturday 9th of February (One day Only)

Venue:  Onslow St Audrey’s School, Old Rectory Drive, Hatfield,  AL10 8AB

Delegates: All current OBs in regions, centres and groups, All active members (those who don’t hold a post)

If you would like to attend, please put your names forward. Those who registered before will have received an email to re-confirm our place.

2. SSE spring term started 2 weeks ago – Registration is still open for new children.

Parent and child Playgroup for under 4's,      

Nursery class starts age 4 years     

Group 1 to group 4 covers ages 6 - 17 years old. .........  If you know of any families who would like more information then please contact Aarti, our SSE Co-ordinator.

3. National Youth Conference – Theme- How to Make OUR Life HIS Message on 22-24 February 2013.

Venue:  Oxhey Wood Primary School, Oxhey Drive, South Oxhey, Watford, Herts, WD19 7SL

Date: 22nd February – 6 pm – 24th February to 12 pm.

For more details visit www.srisathyasai.org.uk/national-programmes/NYC2013

4. Committee Meeting Tuesday 29th January 2013 at Soar Valley from &.30 pm till 9.30 pm

All committee members, and active workers are requested to attend this meeting please and any of our brothers and sisters present here who wish to attend are also most welcome.

5. Swami’s pet elephant Sathya Geeta has attained the Divine Lotus on Tuesday 22nd January. Special photographs & video, which Swami had seen can be viewed on Radio Sai           media.radiosai.org

6. Thought of the day

Announcements for Sunday 20 January 2013

The Bhajans & SSE Classes were cancelled today due to adverse weather conditions.

And the Office Bearers Conference & the Interactive Session on Monday were also cancelled due the the adverse weather conditions.


Announcements: Sunday 13th January 2013

1. Office Bearers conference 2013

Conference Dates:    19 – 20 January 2013

Venue:  Onslow St Audrey’s School, Old Rectory Drive, Hatfield,  AL10 8AB

Delegates:         All current OBs in regions, centres and groups, All new OBs

All active members (those who don’t hold a post)

if you would still like to attend, Please see Anilaben.

2. I am very happy to announce that we will be having an interactive session with our Chief Guests Dr Narendranath Reddy and Mr Belz.

Many of you know that Dr Narendranath Reddy is the Chairman of the Prashanti Council.

Mr Belz is now the new Chairman of the Sri Sathya Sai World Foundation, and has taken over from Dr Michael Goldstein.

This is a wonderful opportunity for us all to meet and hear from our two most senior officials and ardent devotees of Bhagawan in the Sai Organisation.

Monday 21st January from 7- 9 pm at Soar valley College

3. SSE spring term starts  today 13/01/2013- Registration for new children will be open.

Parent and child Playgroup for under 4's,      

Nursery class starts age 4 years     

Group 1 to group 4 covers ages 6 - 17 years old. .........  If you know of any families who would like more information then please contact Aarti, our SSE Co-ordinator.

4. National Youth Conference – Theme- How to Make OUR Life HIS Message on 22-24 February 2013.

Venue:  Oxhey Wood Primary School, Oxhey Drive, South Oxhey, Watford, Herts, WD19 7SL

Date: 22nd February – 6 pm – 24th February to 12 pm.

For more details visit  /www.srisathyasai.org.uk/national-programmes/NYC2013

Invite Hari to give more information.

Thought of the day- Makarshankranti

 

Announcements for Sunday 6 January 2013

Happy New Year To You All!

1. Sai Smaran Bhajans

National Sai Smaran Bhajans at Oxhey Wood Primary School, Oxhey Wood, South Oxhey, Watford WD19 7SL on 12th January 2013 11 am - 5 pm.

2. Office Bearers conference 2013

Conference Dates:    19 – 20 January 2013
Venue:  Onslow St Audrey’s School, Old Rectory Drive, Hatfield,  AL10 8AB
Delegates:         All current OBs in regions, centres and groups, All new OBs

All active members (those who don’t hold a post).
Accommodation: nearby hotels – details to follow shortly.

3. I am very happy to announce that we will be having an interactive session with our Chief Guests Dr Narendranath Reddy and Mr Belz.

Many of you know that Dr Narendranath Reddy is the Chairman of the Prasanthi Council.
Mr Belz is now the new Chairman of the Sri Sathya Sai World Foundation, and has taken over from Dr Michael Goldstein.
This is a wonderful opportunity for us all to meet and hear from our two most senior officials and ardent devotees of Bhagawan in the Sai Organisation.

Monday 21st January from 7 pm to 9 pm in Leicester. Venue to be confirmed.

4. First Committee Meeting- 08.01.2013

All office bearers, committee members and active workers are requested to attend this important meeting, from 7.30 to 9.30 at SVC on Tuesday 8th January. This meeting will see the new office bearer’s take their posts, so please come along to support & contribute to the planning for the new year.

5. SSE starts on 13/01/2013- Registration for new children will be open.

Any new families interested in joining SSE from January can register their children from next week also;   

Parent and child Playgroup for under 4's,      
Nursery class starts age 4 years      
Group 1 to group 4 covers ages 6 - 17 years old. 

If you know of any families who would like more information then please contact Aarti, our SSE coordinator.



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