NewsLetter

General Announcements

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    • Free Healthcare Day. Saturday, September 14 from 8 to 1 p.m. at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church.
    • Fize Mohammed. Sunday, September 15 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. HSNC Room #4.
    • SSE Workshops!  – Sundays, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. See schedule:  
      • August 25 – Interactive Role Play titled “Discovering Rama Within” (session 2)
      • September 1 – Presentation During Study Circle
    • Navaratri Program by US Sai Students! Saturday, October 5. From 6 to 10 p.m. at The Unity Church of the Triangle. We are expecting about 75 Sai students around the US. A program not to be missed!!! 
    • Special program with Sai Students. Sunday, October 6. From 3:30 to 6 p.m. HSNC Room #4.
    • SSEHV Training in Raleigh! April 17-19, 2020 Registration is now open! In the application, under “Desired SSEHV Training” select “SSEHV Course 1 (3-Day Course)”. For more information visit the SSEHV (Sathya Sai Education in Human Values) website.

     

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Devotion

  • Sunday Sai Center Activities Schedule
     
    Time Description
    2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Setup Activities
    3:15 – 3:45 p.m.

    Singers Practice only for the specific group singing on that day

    3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

    Sathya Sai Education (SSE) Classes for children (September to May)
    4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Study of Sathya Sai Baba’s Teachings 
    5:05 – 6:15 p.m. Announcements followed by Devotional Singing

    Looking for a service opportunity? Volunteers are needed every Sunday at 2:30 pm to help with the set-up of the Sai Center and altar. Also, volunteers are needed to stay back after the devotional activities are completed to help with the break down and cleanup. 


 

  • Bhajan of the week

    Deity: Vittala
    Raag: ~ Madhyamavati / Madhmad Sarang
    Taal: 8 Beat / Keherwa / Adi

    Lyrics:

    Hey Krishna Hey Krishna
    Vittala Jaya Panduranga Panduranga
    Nanda Kishora Shyama Gopala
    Shyama Gopala Madana Gopala (2)
    Vittala Jaya Panduranga Panduranga
    Panduranga Panduranga Panduranga Panduranga (3) [Vittala Jaya …]

    Meaning:
    Chant the names of Panduranga, Vittala, and of the dark complexioned, enchanting Gopala who is the son of Nanda.

    Audio Link:

Service

  • RSC Service Activities
     
    Date & Time Activity Details Locations & Sign up
    Second Saturday of the Month between 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pillow Service

    Manisha & Rakesh’s place: 1737 Colleen Circle, Cary, NC 27519. 

    Please click here  to sign up.

    Third Saturday of the Month between  4:15 AM – 6:45 AM. Breakfast Service

    Men’s Shelter. Address: 1420 S. Wilmington St. Raleigh, NC.

    Please click here to sign up.

    Fourth Saturday of the Month between 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

    New Born Kit & Winter Gear Service  

     Mrs & Mr Chandran’s house: 7525 Courtyard Place
    Cary, 27519

    Fourth Sunday of the Month between 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM.

     

     Sandwich Service Sandwich service by SSE & center volunteers at HSNC.

    please click here to sign up.

    Lunch bag & drop off volunteers  to locations – please click here to sign up.

    September 14th 7AM-5PM 2019 Free Health Care Day Event.
    Medical and Non-Medical Volunteers needed for service.

    Venue: Pullen Memorial Baptist Church

     

    Park Clean up coming up on September 21    Pick up litter on the brooks lane  in the park from one end to the other end.

    Thomas Brooks Park @ 

     

     

SSE

  • SSE Registration for new students is now open! Please register here. 

    SSE Classes run from September to May

Young Adults (YA) Updates

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Interest Groups Updates

  • Go Green Group – Tips

    • Shut off water while brushing teeth
    • Please use reusable water bottles.
    • Please use reusable bag for the grocery store
    • Please use paper sandwich bag or reusable box to pack sandwich for lunch.

    (REFUSE, REDUCE, REUSE, RE PURPOSE, RECYCLE)

    See all interest groups available.

Regional Update

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Media Repository

  • The media repository for all past events is now available in our main page under this link.

Sai Center Officers

  • Officer Role
    Name
    Email Address
    President
    Jaime Villegas
    president@raleighsaicenter.org
    Vice-President
    Sangeeta Varanasi
    vp@raleighsaicenter.org
    Education (SSE) Co-ordinator
    Aruna Shankar
    education@raleighsaicenter.org
    Devotional Co-ordinator
    Shubha Nagaraj
    devotion@raleighsaicenter.org
    Service Co-ordinator
    Vijay Peddapalli
    service@raleighsaicenter.org
    YA Co-ordinators
    Rama Devi
    ya@raleighsaicenter.org

    If you have any questions, please email the respective office bearer. Click here to access their phone numbers (password protected). 

Thought for the Week

  • To get angry is but the effort of a moment, but to get peace, become unaffected by the ups and downs of life, is the result of years of training in Vedanta. Peace can be established only with firm faith that all material things that fall within the range of sensuous experience are fundamentally non-existent. They are products of illusion, of the tendency to see many, where only One exists. You see corpses proceeding one after another to the graveyard, yet you move about unconcerned; you feel you are eternal. In fact, you, the Divine Self is indeed eternal! Just as water you drink is eliminated as perspiration, the karma you accumulate is eliminated through karma that is gladly borne. So, bear both ‘mirth and moan’ with equal calm. Like the space in the pot merging with the space outside the pot, silently, fully, with no trace of separation or distinctness, merge with the Universal. That is real surrender, salvation and liberation!

    – Divine Discourse, Feb 06, 1963.