Sri Sathya Sai Baba Centre of Toronto - York
FROM THE DESK OF THE The Raj Samaroo Cup.
During Bhagawan's Birthday Celebration Volume No. 12, Issue No. 1
Seasons’ greetings and a very happy new the recipient of the Raj Samaroo Cup was
year to all our members and families. An announced. The cup was established in DECEMBER 2006
year has rolled by with ample memory of late brother Raj Samaroo.
opportunities to contemplate on His As all of us who knew him, he was a real Inside……..
glories by way of listening to the role model at the Centre. He worked very
hard for the organization for so many 1. FM the desk of the President
experiences of many guest speakers
including some of the blessed past years. As president of the Centre he
2. Raj Samaroo cup
students of Swamy’s college. I am sure demonstrated his excellent leadership
that this has strengthened our faith and skills. He led a life in Swamy’s teachings 3. Editorial
deepened our devotion. But what does our and was always an example of love,
4. Bhagwan’s Birthday Celebration
Lord want from us? He says, “Devotion is dependability, creative leadership and
good but I want transformation.” unconditional co-operation with each and 5. Did you know
every member of the Centre. The cup is to
Transformation is the theme for the recognize and honour every year a
6. Sai Jumble
year as put forward by our organization. 7. Namaskaram – A Great Welath
member, who has demonstrated in his or
Mahatma Gandhi, who made the change in
her own life the values and ideals late
the lives of many and the great change in 8. Nine piont Code of conduct
brother has stood for in his life.
the political structure of a big nation that
9. From Wings
was impossible to many, once said, “If we The past recipients were our youth Yalini
can change ourselves, we have done our Jegatheeswaran, brother Praful Mistry and 10. Children’s Corner -
part in changing the world” brother Chantira Kumar. Twinkle
As we step into another year, let us all After two years it was again awarded to a Transformation
contemplate on our roles in His Mission youth this year. After taking nominations
and work together towards our Do you know ?
from the centre membership, the honour
transformation rather than be just was bestowed on Meera Gookool who is 11. Our Sai Family News
mechanical in what we do. As members of at present one of our youth co-ordinators.
the Sai organization, we are again 12. OUR Website
reinforcing our pledge to practice the nine- Meera has completed the full term of the
point code of conduct this year. Also, I SSE program and has been with youth
like to take this opportunity to thank all group since graduation and has done
our members and their families for the outstanding work within the youth group
tremendous support received during the of the Centre. She is a resourceful,
year without which we couldn’t have enthusiastic worker, always dependable
accomplished all the tasks we have done who gave vitality and strength to the youth
during the year. group.
May our Lord continue to keep us under We once again congratulate Meera and
His loving care and guide us. look forward for many many years of
her excellent work and wonderful
Lovingly yours presence in our community and Swamy’s
Param T. Parameswaran
Meera Goocool receiving the cup from
Dr. Peter Hacker sister Geeta Samaroo
Editorial her experiences with Swami certainly natures coupled with his excellent
inspired all of us. leadership qualities are an asset to our
Salutations and Pranaams to our Beloved centre. We pray to Swami for His
We had another memorable and blissful continued Guidance and Grace for another
Lord Bhagwan Sathya Sai Baba.
Bhajan Workshop in the month of successful year ahead.
How fortunate are we to live as September rendered by Hari Subramanian
contemporaries of the ‘Living God’. Our who has been part of the Brindawan We thank our Dear Lord for providing the
lives would never have been the same bhajan group for 12 years. We learned to means to experience such a wonderful and
without His presence. He changes our sing Swami’s Glory using raga, bhava and blissful moments. We pray that Swami
lives from the mundane to the thala. He explained the meanings of keeps His loving Abhaya Hastha on our
magnificent. We are indeed truly blessed bhajans in a very effectual and enjoyable heads forever, brighten and lighten our
to be part of the ‘Sai world’. manner. He was accompanied by another hearts by showering us with His Divine
student of Swami, Sai Subramanian, who Grace.
The vivaciousness of the last year inspired all of us with his experience in
celebrations at the centre is remarkable. close proximity with Bhagwan. Divine Father! How greatly indebted are
Enthusiasm, love and unity showed by the we to you! Our heads bow low in gratitude
children, youths, parents and gurus were In November, we had a wonderful at Thy Divine Lotus Feet!
very encouraging. The active role of our presentation by Karuna Munshi who is
another ex-student of Swami. She shared Loving Sai Ram.
parent-guru support team was worthy of
recognition. The team was newly many of her experiences with Swami,
while she studied in Swami’s college at Dr. Venkata Neralla & Vidhya Shankar
established in 2005 and was a great
success. Prashanthi Nilyam. Through her powerful
presentation, she made us feel that we
We have been very fortunate to become were in Prashanthi. Her charismatic talk
acquainted with many noble souls who was indeed a blissful experience.
have been very near and dear to Swami,
Swami’s 81st birthday celebrations took
during the past year. They inspired us with
place on November 19th. The significant
THE feeling of ‘mine’ is the
their wisdom and divine experiences.
part of the spiritual celebration was the cause of great sorrow;
During the month of May, we had the Yagna, performed at Devi Mandir. absence of possessiveness is
privilege to listen to the insights and Cultural performance by our SSE students,
experiences of Prof. Anil Kumar. As Teen Youths and Youths was outstanding. the cause of supreme
always, he inspired all of us with his The drama entitled “ Where there is love, happiness. Real happiness
there is peace” was extravagant. The
powerful talk on his experience with the
celebrations fell on the same day as the
lies in giving up
divine master. He enlightened our youths
through his inspirational talks and our Ladies Day and our ladies group worked acquisitiveness,
youths are truly blessed to be with such a hand in hand with the birthday team in surrendering to GOD and
noble personality. We all enjoyed not only organizing the memorable event. Of
his talk, but also his vibrant Bhajan course, the foods served with tender love experiencing the bliss of the
singing. by our brothers certainly deserve Sprit (Atma-ananda).
During the month of June, we were
fortunate to have a melodious and The theme of the 81st Birthday of
devotional program Bhajan Sandhya, Bhagwan Sathya Sai Baba was “Peace”. ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss
rendered by Swami’s ex-students. They It was a treat to end Swami’s 80th year
also shared their divine experiences during with a program that fits into the divine
their stay at Swami’s college. message through His Discourse delivered
on November 23, 2005 entitled “ Realize
In the month of August, we had the Your Innate Divinity to Attain Peace”.
pleasure of listening to the spiritual
presentation by Mrs. Geetha Mohan Ram Looking back at the events that took place
at the regional retreat in London, Ontario. in the past year, it is truly a series of
We were delighted to listen to her memorable and blissful experience that
presentation once more at our sai centre. will go in the history of our centre.
Sister Geetha and her family have been in Behind every success, there is a leader
Swami’s fold for more than four decades. who is chosen by the Lord to carry out His
She related enthralling incidents from her Mission. We are fortunate to have a
life showing Swami's omnipresence and dynamic leader, the President, who is a
brother, a friend and a father in need to all
omnipotence. Her passionate talk about
at the centre. His humble and loving
81st Birth Day Celebration
Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba has to their rescue and enlightens them about ♥ Every minute a person in Canada
incarnated on earth to help the individual how world peace can be attained. needs blood
manifest his inherent Divine Love. Baba
says our life is His message and each of us The play also consisted of stories from the ♥ 600, 000 donors across Canada are
has a unique and valuable part to play in life of Shirdi Baba, and the conversations needed to sustain blood supply, but
His Divine mission by spreading His between present, future, and Mother Earth currently we only have 460, 000 active
message of Love, which will bestow Peace revealed the inner significance of each donors
in the world. episode in the life of Shirdi Baba. His
message was that of love and selfless ♥ Every year, in Canada alone, about
The 81st Birthday Celebration cultural service. 137,000 people are diagnosed with cancer
programme that was presented underlined and each of these patients will most likely
the theme PEACE. The theme PEACE One could witness everyone’s love and need blood to survive their treatments
was interwoven into the individual devotion for swami during the planning,
presentations, which consisted of songs, preparations, and performance. This was ♥ The number of transplants has
dances, and a play. This bouquet of an opportunity for everyone to learn the increased steadily from 16 per one million
colourful presentations was offered with lesson that by engaging in selfless service, Canadians in 1981 to 59 per one million
love and devotion at the Lotus Feet of our we can experience God’s presence in all Canadians in 2000
Beloved Lord Bhagawan. beings.
♥ Regardless of popular opinion that
The program began with Veda chanting by Swami says, “The day when you resolve donating blood is painful and will reduce
the youths followed by a presentation by to practice My advice, to translate My your energy level, studies have shown that
the ladies’ wing on the role of women. message into acts of service ---that day donating blood is believed helps
The Pre-SSE children presented a song is My birthday for you. Let this be a rejuvenate red blood cells and can help
entitled “Sai Brings Peace”. It was day of celebration, celebration of your reduce the risk of heart disease, especially
followed by a Qawali dance and the song own awakening from the sleeping state. in men.
“I Have Got Peace Like a River” from the I have only one desire – to promote
group one children. After that, a vibrant Ananda. You can be happy that you As you can see, the need for blood is
bhangra dance by group two boys brought have given Swami a proper gift only rising rapidly. For Swami’s Birthday, the
out a festive atmosphere. The program when you love your fellowmen, share center has undertaken the goal of
concluded with the play “Where There is their suffering, and engage yourselves donating 81 pints of blood. Since, each
Love There is Peace”. This play was in serving them”. pint can save up to three lives, that’s 243
enacted by the children in group two and lives that will be touched by us
three as well as the teen-youth. Clotilde Fracassi sacrificing an hour out of our daily
routine to make the trip to the nearest
The play Where There is Love There is sssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss blood donation clinic and give the gift of
Peace was an attempt to highlight and liquid love.
bring to our hearts Swami’s message of Sindu Govi
Peace. Swami has told us that peace is
the flower that is born out of pure love.
Thus, it is only when transformation takes
place within each one of us that there will
be peace in the world. We must bring out
our inherent Divine Love and share it with
all living beings through selfless service.
The play opened with a dance. The first
part of the dance depicted peace and
serenity, which would prevail in the world
at all times if there would be harmony in
thought, word, and deed. The second part
of the dance reflected the conflict and
chaos that exists in the present day world.
It is because man lacks love and has
limitless desires that the world is
immersed in disharmony and unrest.
Afterwards, the present and future were
personified in the play and their dialogues
echoed the present state of the world and Sai Rupa Vangala
how the future will be a reaction, resound,
and reflection of the present situation. In Did you know? NAMASKARAM (PROSTRATING)
their state of despair, Mother Earth comes A GREAT WEALTH
Namaskaram “meaning prostrating to “KANAKADHARA
another being symbolizes the humility and STHOTHRAM”.
attitude of self-surrender by an individual.
It has been considered as a great wealth a In the course of this happening, it is Members of Sai organization are
person can posses and enjoy. Also, it has believed, Goddess desired to give some expected to practice the Nine
the capacity to realize and experience grace to young Sankara, impressed by his Point Code of Conduct which is
other forms of wealth a human mind can sincerity of purpose, dedication and the spiritual discipline given by
comprehend. compassion. She asked him to make his Bhagawan for our spiritual
wish. Young Sankara was baffled by this progress.
This concept has been well brought out by offer.
Adi Sankara Bhagawathpada in the 1. Daily meditation and prayer.
sixteenth verse of his famous work titled Basically, he had no liking or need or
“KanakaDhara Sthothram”. aptitude for any form of wealth since the 2. Group devotional singing or
spirit of renunciation was his inborn trait. prayer with family members
“KanakaDhara Sthothram” meaning However, he realized that refusal of a once a week.
“Shower of Gold” is an assemblage of boon from Goddess will be a sign
twenty-one verses and is associated with impertinence. His sharp intellect guided 3. Participation in Sai Spiritual
an incident in the life of Adi Sankara. him to this verse. Education by children of the
When he was a Balabramhachari (young “I do not need anything other than the
student of spirituality), prior to his taking ability to do Namaskaram to YOU, Oh 4. Participation in community
up the vows as Sanyasi (ascetic order), on Lotus eyed Goddess that will bring service work and other
a day he went looking for alms as per the prosperity, ability to enjoy it with all programs of the organization.
system ordained for young students for senses, enhance my kingdom of concern
survival during students days. In the and remove all sins I commit from time 5. Regular attendance at the
course of this ritual on that day, he to time.” ( The sanskrit version is given Center's devotional meetings.
approached a house occupied by a poor below)
Brahmin family who were living much 6. Regular study of Sathya Sai
below the accepted poverty line. That day SUCH IS THE POWER OF A SINCERE Baba literature.
happened to be a Dhwadhasi (twelfth day NAMASKARAM. A SYMBOL OF
7. The use of soft, loving speech
of lunar cycle) on which traditionally the TOTAL SURRENDER AND
orthodox people break the fast they HUMILITY.
undertook the previous day, Ekadasi 8. Not speaking ill of others,
(eleventh day of lunar cycle). - Vidhya Shankar especially in their absence.
The lady of that household, on seeing 9. Practice placing a ceiling on
young Sankara and hearing his formal desires - consciously and
request “Bhavathi Biksham Dhehi” continuously strive to eliminate
(please give me alms) was immensely the tendency to waste time,
disturbed since she had nothing to offer money, food and energy - and
the Divine child Sankara. She searched utilize the savings for service to
and searched her kitchen and at last came mankind.
up with a partially spoiled Amlika
(gooseberry fruit) that she had kept for
breaking her Ekadasi fast. On realising her
plight, young Sankara was immensely
moved and he at once commenced intense “S a m p a t h k a r a a n i sakalendriya nandanani
prayers in the form of spontaneous verses
in praise of Goddess Mahalakshmi, Samrajya d hanavibhavadhi sarouhakshi
presiding deity of wealth and prosperity,
to shower her grace on the poor Brahmin Tvadhvandanani dhurithaharanedhyadhani
Goddess Mahalakshmi’s grace came down Maameva matharanisam kalayanthu manye“
instantaneously in the form of a shower of
Gold Amlikas (golden gooseberries) FROM WINGS
inside the house of the family. Hence
these series of verses are aptly titled Nine Point Code of
Tree Planting: In honour of our At your lotus feet : Seva wing rolled shift into high gear with lot of
Mother Earth the Seva wing out a year long seva project for the enthusiasm, excitement and love in the
participated in a Tree Planting Session members of our centre , the primary air. This is exactly what transpired this
conducted by the city of Toronto, aim of this project is to encourage all year too. Due diligence was given to
despite inclement weather and heavy members to participate in the seva the review of the theme and the script
rains we had over 30 participants and activities and enjoy the true benefits of and it was made available to the
planted well over a 100 plants. service .We humbly request all children for auditioning in the second
members to pledge a few hours for week of September. Once the roles
Mother’s Day : Seva wing showed seva in the coming year . were assigned the other committees
our love and respects to all Mothers at were established and we were on our
Seva wing is constantly looking for way to stage setup etc.
Carefree Lodge and Norwood Nursing
new members to support the regular
activities both internal and external. Swami says, “Education has two
Park clean up: Clean up session at Please contact our centre President or important characteristics. One is
James Edward Park in Markham took any of the Seva wing Co-ordinators exposition of facts relating to any
place during the summer . Our way of for more details . subject. The other is the unfolding of
showing Gratitude to Mother Earth . the individual's personality. The first is
“Hands that Help are Holier than the concerned with matter. The second is
Walk for Values: The fourth annual lips that Pray” - Baba with divine energy. Education is a
walk for values of the Sathya Sai combination of the two. It is a
Sudhakar Voora combination of worldly and spiritual
School was well supported by the
Seva wing of our centre in various SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS knowledge. Education cannot be
capacities, the most notable of all “ confined to stuffing the head. It has to
Route Marshalls”, as a first time Education Wing melt the heart, refine it and turn it
venture we had youth members take towards God. Man has to be
leadership roles and it was a great Education wing is always busy with transformed into an ideal human being
success. Seva wing thanks all the activities for children, gurus and with a compassionate heart. Every
youth who helped us in this year. parents. During the summer months effort should be made to utilize
the SSE children were busy learning education for the purpose of divinizing
Car Care: Members of the Seva wing Veda Chanting whilst others were man.”
had a hands on training with the youth practicing their bhajan singing on a
about Preventive maintenance of cars, weekly basis. There was a workshop Preparing for Bhagawan’s birthday
we demonstrated Flat tyre conducted for the gurus and a picnic celebration is in fact a learning, a very
replacement, filling essential fluids, for all parents and children. subtle learning. This practical
how to give a battery boost and check experience revitalizes the heart of all
essential fluids in a vehicle, it was fun I am sure the centre members have the children. Who at the end of all the
and informative .We are planning on been delighted to hear bhajan celebrations often express their
more sessions in future. renditions from our SSE children and learning and love for Bhagawan. It
the teen youth. In the recent past the seems the Divine energy just enters the
Please Note : This was a Youth teen youth have exemplified pores of all the children and anoints
initiated programme . responsibility and dedication to them with Bhagawan’s love.
Bhagawan at several occasions and
Wheel Chair Clinic : We had a have stood up to the challenge in Preeti Grover
couple of wheel chair cleaning session taking responsible roles. We look
and over 40 wheel chairs were cleaned forward to these young adults SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
in these sessions. becoming leaders in the Sri Sathya Sai
Birthday Celebrations : Seva wing is
pleased that many of our new
members participated in different
Excerpts from Bhagwan’s Krishnaashtami
Discourse in 1990
As summer holidays come to an end
activities to help out at Swami’s 81st we know it is time to prepare for our Krishna was born in the month of
birthday celebrations. Beloved Lord’s birthday. Activities Sraavana, in the Krishnapaksha (dark
fortnight), on Ashtami day, in a dark Krishna cultivates the field of our What if we carried it around in our
room, as a dark child. Sraavana means hearts by removing the weeds of bad purses or pockets?
that which gives sravanam, delight to qualities, watering it with love,
the ear. It is significant that among the ploughing it with the use of sadhana, What if we turned back to go get it if
nine forms of devotion, the first place and sowing the seeds of devotion. This we forgot it?
is given to Sravanam, listening to the is how Krishna cultivates out hearts.
What if we flipped through it several
glories of the Lord, and the final stage
The second meaning of the word is: times a day?
is Atmanivedanam (total surrender).
Today men tend to listen to all kinds "Karshathi iti Krishnah." (The one
What if we used it to receive
of evil things, but do not lend their who attracts is Krishna). Krishna
ears to hear what is pure and holy. attracts you by His eyes, His speech,
What you should hear is sravana, all His sports, and by every action of His. What if we treated it like we couldn't
about God and not other trivial gossip. By His words, He softens and calms live without it?
Krishna was born during the the hearts of even those filled with
Krishnapaksha, the dark fortnight of hatred and makes them rejoice. What if we gave it to kids as gifts?
the month. The effulgence of the Lord
is seen with greater effect when it is A third meaning of the word Krishna What if we used it as we traveled?
dark. In a world of disorder, Krishna is "Kushyathi iti Krishna"(one who is
always blissful). Krishna was always What if we used it in case of an
was born to establish order. He was
in a state of bliss. emergency?
born on Ashtami day. Ashtami is
associated with trouble and It was because He had these various What if we upgraded it to get the latest
difficulties. When do troubles arise? qualities, the sage Garga named Him version?
When righteousness is forgotten. Krishna. The ordinary meaning of the
Krishna's advent signifies the word Krishna is "one who is dark." Does this make you think, "Hmmm.
dispelling of darkness, the removal of But people think only of this meaning where IS my "Bhagavad Gita"?
troubles, banishing of ignorance and and forget the deeper and truer
teaching mankind the Supreme Oh, and one more thing. Unlike our
meanings of the Lord's name. The
Wisdom. cell phones, we don't ever have to
essence of Krishna's life is, He
worry about our "Bhagavad
Krishna is said to have stolen butter proclaimed the Truth to the world,
Gita" being disconnected because the
from the houses of the gopikas. The propagated the eternal verities and
Lord has already paid the bill!
butter, which He stole, was the pure, delighted the world by His Leelas.
milk-white hearts of the gopikas. Every Avatar is an amazing Yamuna Muruganandan
Butter is pure and soft. The hearts of phenomenon. When the Avatar
the gopikas were like butter. People principle is understood, you
tend to look upon the devotion of the experience real bliss. When you have
gopikas in worldly terms. Their minds faith in the Divine, life becomes a
never turned towards any sensory victorious journey.
objects. They were completely free Swetha Shankar
from sensual desires. All their desires
were concentrated on God. They
viewed the entire universe as the
manifestation of God.
We must understand properly the Youth Wing
meaning of the term Krishna. The
word has three meanings. One is: Cell Phone vs. The Bhagavad Gita
"Krishyathi iti Krishnah" (The one
I wonder what would happen if we
who cultivates is Krishna). What is it
treated the "Bhagavad Gita" like we
that has to be cultivated? The
treat our cell phones.
Hridayakshetra (field of the heart).
taste that lingered on my tongue, I loped Transformation
TWINKLE off, pleased to have helped.
Sai Ram and Neighs to you all! My Name is Non Violence,
Days later, one of the farm hands was
Hi! I’m back! It is Twinkle, Twinkle, working nearby, and I noticed that the
back of his shirt was full of dirt, hay, and I follow the trail of war, mending wounds
Twinkle—little star…! Suspense, of grief
Suspense! I know you can’t wait to read straw. I think he needs a good grooming!
this story; but, but, please, let me go on for And who would give it but me! I walked
My companions areLove, Respect and
a little while. The past few months have up to him and began cleaning his shirt
been long, challenging, and strenuous. with my lips and teeth, just like I would do
They have been filled with despair, hope, to my fellow pony friends. Instead of I am Non Violence,
and of course, hard work. Oooooooooooh! being grateful, the farm hand shrieked his
But the ending is great, just great! head off! Then, he chased me away! Mankind has always had me,
(However, you’ll never know it, until a (What is going on? I’m cleaning him!
long, long time) (Well, maybe not THAT Humph, I guess humans have very Trust in me and you will have no wars.
long). Enough nonsense; let’s begin! different opinions about cleaning
methods!) I am Non Violence, I am Non Violence,
I was sitting under the shade of a large
apple tree, chewing a super delicious At another time, I was walking in the Sit a moment and think in Silence
apple (Mmmmmmmm) as the sun was woods when I encountered a flooded
stream. I noticed a big group of people You will know the best way is Non
setting on the horizon. My thoughts
across, wondering how to cross it. They Violence.
seemed very worried. Fireworks (Poom,
“Hmmm, what do you think—apple tree,”
pam, pam)! I can carry them on my back! I Sai Sumithra Voora
I added just in case the tree was listening, Group 2 B
joyfully trotted through the stream and
“Wouldn’t it be nice to go see Baba again?
motioned to my back as if to say, “Come
Yup! How ‘bout I ask him!”
on my back, I’ll take you across!” Finally,
the humans understood. One by one, I Do You know
I loped off to a quiet place in the pasture
brought them safely to the other side. In
where the wind whispered in the trees and 1. In Indian mythology, which king was
the end, they showered me with pats and
prayed, “Dear Baba, can I come see you? the symbol of self sacrifice?
Later that evening, I went to the same 2. Name the twin sons of Madri in
I listened and waited. Then the wind Mahabharatha?
quiet spot in the pasture where I had first
rustled again and I heard, “Not now,
prayed. I now prayed again. “Dear Baba,
Twinkle.” I began to pout, my lower lip 3. Which is the most ancient living
may I come now?”
wiggling (wein, wein). Stomping my hoof, instrument in India?
I thought until my brain almost broke.
(Just to let you know, it’s still in one 4. What does Quran, The Holy book of
piece) Light bulb! I know! If I do lots of Muslims, mean?
good deeds, I can earn the reward of going
to see Baba! And so it began 5. What are the prophets or Gurus of the
One day, I was wandering around the Jains known as?
pasture when I came across a fellow pony
who seemed to have too many carrots to 6. Name the king who played veena?
eat. Therefore, I decided to help—by And the voice replied, “…”
eating some of the carrots. What a handy Sai Ram and Neighs to you all!
7. Which great dramatist is known as the
good deed! (Not) Indian Shakespeare?
P.S. I hope you’ll all live through the
Another day, I decided to do something of suspense to hear Baba’s reply in the next
8. Who is known as Saint of the Gutter?
more value. I was wandering around the issue!
barnyard, when I saw a big truck coming 9. who said,”Awake arise and stop not till
- Francesca & Emmanuela
towards the farmhouse. I ran up to the goal is reached”?
investigate. A man was lifting some stuff
into the back of the truck. Hey, I could
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help! So, I took some papers in my teeth
and threw them into the truck. The man
looked up with surprise and horror in his
eyes. (hey, I’m helping you) I grinned my
horsey grin and continued to help. (Pooh!
That stuff tasted bad!) Despite the awful Answers to Sai Jumble:
Good: 14 Jan 2007 : Makara Sankaranthi WE WISH ALL OUR READERS
A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS
16 Feb 2007 : Maha Shivarathri Venue:
Time: 8:00pm – 6:00am (Saturday)
TRUTH Jai Sai Ram
20 Mar 2007 : Ugadi
Evil: Man is a spark of the Divine.
27 Mar 2007 : Sri Rama Navami
KINDLY NOTE THE CHANGE
“The year becomes
Mystery Phrase: Date for Walk for new, the day
values changed becomes holy,
HELP EVER; HURT NEVER
when you sanctify
Answers to Do you Know !!!
1. King Shibi
Fm: 27th May , 2007 it by spiritual
2. Nakula and Sahadeva
To:10th June , 2007 otherwise.” - BABA
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1 MARCH 2007. achieving a perfect score of 100 percent
average, and became the top student in
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Vidhya Shankar & Dr.Venkata Neralla