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SHIVARATHRI NEWS

An excellent live coverage by Sanskar T.V covering the emerging of the Lingodbhavam 2004 at Prasanthi Nilayam. Kudos to Sanskar TV for their magnificent work and  for making it possible for millions of devotees all over the world to witness this splendid event. The devotees of Sai can never forget this saga. Sanskar TV will go down in history as the pioneer of Bhagavan's instrument in the medium of  Television. We hope that this excellent coverage will continue for all the events to come and hoping that they will work in tandem with Prasanthi Digital Studio in bringing about World Peace.  The telecast started showing the background of past Swami's Darshan covering the time Swami did Abhishekam till very recent events at Prasanthi Nilayam

Baba wore a yellow robe  this evening on the occasion of Shivarathri. Baba gave the Divine Discourse at  around 5.15 PM

At 5.55 PM (IST) Baba manifested the Golden Shiv-Lingam into the white cloth which he had held so close to his mouth. He showed this Golden Shiv-Lingam to the entire crowd assembled here in Prasanthi Nilayam. To see Baba materialising the Golden Lingam was really heart-wrenching. He went through lot of pain and suffering. Seeing Him in that state upset me a lot. Baba after materialising the Golden Lingam went inside the Interview Room.

Anil Kumar thereafter announced that Baba had manifested two more Lingams.

Baba once again reappeared this time in a much better frame. Baba said that the Lingam had many phases, but he would not show us those phases because we would not be able to seen Him suffering. In order to give Ananda  to His devotees, Baba was undergoing suffering. Baba gave a discourse and sang few Bhajans. Baba said - " That which is True, Eternal, Immortal is Linga. This Linga is Eternal, Immortal, Attributeless and Formless. " He also said that the Lingam was Golden because his students were Golden. He blessed His students and told them that He would always be with them. Amidst a lot of applause He stated that He would be alright  and would walk on His own from tomorrow. He also said that nothing will happen to His physical body and no one need worry about his illness and that He was perfectly alright and normal. He had also announced that about 3 tons  of weight had come out of his body and that He could not eat for the last two months and hence became weak. Henceforth he will now be able to eat properly and assured his devotees that he will show no sign of weakness hereafter

Swami retired to his room around 7 PM

The Sanskar program ended at 8 PM highlighting the emergence of the Golden Lingam time and again and also the events held at Prasanthi Nilayam earlier in the morning and afternoon of 18-02-2004.

Thus ended a memorable day in the company of our Lord thanks to Sanskar TV for this wonderful gesture, not forgetting to thank our Lord that nothing can move without His will.


Dear Sai brothers and sisters,
 
SAI RAM. WE TAKE PLEASURE IN SHARING THE NEWS OF THE GRAND DIVINE SPECTACLE OF 'LINGODHBHAVAM'
 
SWAMI CAME AT 3.10 P.M.
AFTER THE THE SPEACHES OF STUDENTS AND THE VICE-CHANCELLOR, SWAMI STARTED HIS DIVINE DISCOURSE AT 5.00 P.M.
AT 5.45 P.M. SWAMI COUGHED AND IT WAS THE SIGN OF EMERGENCE OF THE LINGAM. DISCOURSE WAS STOPPED AND ALL STARTED BHAJAN.
AT 5.52 P.M. THE GREAT EVENT HAPPENED. LINGODHBHAVAM TOOK PLACE. SWAMI SHOWED THE LINGAM TO ALL AND TOLD THE LINGAM IS OF SOLID GOLD.
 
AFTER THE LINGODHBHAVAM, SWAMI FELT VERY UNEASY AND FELT DIFFICULTY IN MOVEMENTS. IT LOOKED LIKE SWAMI HAS FAINTED. ALL PEOPLE NEARBY SURROUNDED SWAMI WITH GREAT TENSION AND ANXIETY. SWAMI WAS TAKEN INTO THE INTERVIEW ROOM. AFTER FEW MINUTES, PROF. ANIL KUMAR ANNOUNCED THE EMERGENCE OF TWO MORE LINGAMS INSIDE THE ROOM.
 
AFTER FEW MINUTES SWAMI AGAIN CAME OUT AND SAT IN THE CHAIR. THEN SWAMI ANNOUNCED THAT THREE TONS OF WEIGHT HAS COME OUT OF HIS STOMACH AND HE FELT COMFORTABLE AND BETTER.  BECAUSE OF THIS WEIGHT HE DID NOT TAKE FOOD PROPERLY FOR THE LAST TWO MONTHS AND HENCE THE BODY BECAME AND LOOKED WEAK. HE SAID THAT SINCE THIS WEIGHT HAS COME OUT NOW HE WILL EAT PROPERLY AND WITHOUT ANY RESTRICTION HENCEFORTH.
 
SWAMI DECLARED THAT NOTHING WILL HAPPEN TO HIS PHYSICAL BODY AND NOBODY NEED TO HAVE ANY WORRY OR FEAR. FROM TOMORROW ONWARDS HE WILL MOVE FREELY. HE REPEATEDLY DECLARED THAT NO ONE SHOULD NEED WORRY ABOUT SWAMI'S ILLNESS AND HE IS PERFECTLY ALRIGHT.
 
AFTER SINGING FEW BHAJANS SWAMI WENT TO HIS ROOM AT 7.00 P.M.
 
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With Sai love
Sai brother
M. Palaniswamy