100th Maha Samadhi Day October 19th , 2018
In Light of Baba’s Centennial 100 years Celebration since Shirdi Sai Baba attained Mahasamadhi, Shri Sai Baba Mandir, Chicago would like to commemorate this occasion by hosting various events! The Sai Samsthan USA presents the ‘Shirdi Sai Baba Logo” wich incorporates the 5 themes of the Centennial Celebrations.
SERVICE TO THE NEEDY:
Shri Sai Baba preached Maanav Seva is Madhav Seva (Service to Mankind is service to God). Sai Samsthan USA serves various local charities and provide food and clothing to needy and homeless on special occasions like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Samsthan also conducts several drives to support communities affected natural disasters etc.
Baba has always said “Work, utter God’s name and read holy books”. Baba always encouraged good thoughts and guided devotees to live a spiritual life of total self-surrender to Guru/God. Sai Samsthan USA organizes charitable, religious, spiritual, educational, and scientific programs.
ADORATION FOR CULTURE:
Shri Sai Baba respected the cultural values of all religions and had a great regard for one’s cultural and social traditions. Sai Samsthan USA celebrates Maasotsav on the last Sunday of every month where a lot of cultural events are planned and various artists perform showcasing their talents and skills.
LOVE FOR CHILDREN:
Shri Sai Baba was very fond of children and use to love and bless them as their own. As the divine Mother, Baba gave His immense Love and as the divine Father, He gave direction to our search for Truth. Sai Samsthan USA runs Bala Vidaya Mandir program every Sunday to cultivate devotion, discipline and a sense of pride in learning and following our customs and traditions.
Baba always said : “If you wish to please me, feed the poor and hungry or anyone who comes to your door steps”. Baba set an example by Himself cooking and serving the food. Sai Samasthan USA has been doing free Annadana on all Thursdays and major events in the temple from last 20 years since the inception of the temple in Chicagoland area.
Some Key Events during the Centennial Year 2017-2018
Children willing to plant a tree in Lendibaugh ,Families wanting to participate in Annakut, Devotees wanting to bring sacred river waters for Baba’s Abhishek – Please send email to email@example.com
Punaruddharana Kumbhabhishekham Guru Pournima Day—July 27, 2018
In Order to commemorate this “Once in a Lifetime Opportunity” we are looking for 100 Sevaks. Sevak is a member of the committee that has a primary responsibility of organizing, managing Shatabdi / centennial year celebrations of Baba Mahasamadi programs both in and out of the Shirdi Saibaba Mandir in Aurora on behalf of Saisamsthan USA.
The Saga of Love & Devotion with Shraddha & Saburi