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Centenary Year celebrations in Guwahati, Assam
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: Shirdi Sai Spiritual and Charitable Trust, Guwahati organised a two-day programme on 1st and 2nd May of 2018, as part of the ongoing Centenary celebrations of Mahasamadhi of Shirdi Sai Baba. Dr Chandra Bhanu Satpathy Chairperson of Shirdi Sai Global foundation presided over various functions as the Chief Guest.
15th Foundation Day celebration at Sai Karuna Dham, Noida
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: The Sai Karuna Dham, Noida (a unit of Shirdi Sai Global Foundation) celebrated its 15th foundation day on 14th April, 2018 in the ground of the City Public School, Noida. Dr C.B. Satpathy, the Chief Guest, graced the occasion along with devotees and trustees of various temples/trusts.The Sai Karuna Dham, Noida (a unit of Shirdi Sai Global Foundation) celebrated its 15th foundation day on 14th April, 2018 in the ground of the City Public School, Noida. Dr C.B. Satpathy, the Chief Guest, graced the occasion along with devotees and trustees of various temples/trusts.
The Foundation stone laying ceremony - Srilanka
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: The Foundation stone laying ceremony for the Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Ashram, Meditation and Community Centre at 4717, Elston Estate, Puwakpitiya, Avissawela was organized on 31st March 2018 at 3.00 PM and was attended by a large number of devotees from Sri Lanka and India.
First Maha Shivratri celebration at Sai Ka Aangan
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: The Maha Shiva Lingam at Sai Ka Aangan, Gurgaon was established in April 2017 on Ram Navami Day. This year, the first ever Maha Shivratri festivity was organized at the Shivlok in the Temple premises on the 13th of February, 2018.
Centenary year of Mahasamadhi
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: A daylong event to celebrate the Centenary year of Mahasamadhi of Shirdi Sai Baba was held at Angaluru, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh on 27th Jan 2018. Under the aegis of Shirdi Sai Global Foundation, Shri Shirdi Sai Seva Sangam headed by Shri Nagamohan organised this event with the support of several other Shirdi Sai Baba related trusts of Andhra and Telangana.
Centenary Year Celebrations- Hyderabad
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: October 2017 to October 2018 marks the centenary year of Shirdi Sai Baba’s Mahasamadhi. To celebrate his life and teachings on this occasion, Shirdi Sai Sewa Sansthan Trust, Hyderabad in association with Shirdi Sai Global Foundation, Gurugram organized a two-day event in Hyderabad on 21 & 22 Dec in Hyderabad.
Release of Commemorative Postage Stamp
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: To commemorate the centenary of the ‘Mahasamadhi’ of Shri Shirdi Sai Baba, the Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications, Government of India, issued a postage stamp which was released by the Chief Guest, Sh Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communications on 15th December, 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, in the august presence of Dr Chandra Bhanu Satpathy.
A talk on – ‘Indian spirituality and culture - Relevance in the contemporary world
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: Dr Satpathy delivered a talk on – ‘Indian spirituality and culture - Relevance in the contemporary world’ in a special event organized in the House of Commons, Committee Room No-10, London, SW1A0AA by Shri Virendra Sharma, Member of Parliament, House Of Commons on 15th Nov, 2017.
Felicitation by Odisha Society of United Kingdom (OSUK)
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: OSUK, which was established 37 years ago, to look after the social and cultural needs of Odias settled in the United Kingdom, felicitated Dr. C.B. Satpathy for his life-long contribution to promote Odia literature and music across the globe.
‘The legacy of Shirdi Sai: A Cultural Evening in London'
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: To commemorate the Centenary Year of the Mahasamadhi of Shri Sai, Shirdi Sai Global Foundation in association with Shri Shirdi Sai Sansthan (UK) organized a cultural evening, comprising different Indian classical dance forms and music, in London. The event was organized at Shri Sanatana Hindu Mandir Wembley, London.
VARDAAN SAI KA Event
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy received Shri Shirdi Sai Baba’s holy Paduka at Jhandewalan, New Delhi. The holy Paduka of Baba was duly worshipped and Dr Satpathy started the procession of Baba’s Palki from Jhandewalan to Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi at 10.00 am.
Celebration of the Centenary Year of the Mahasamadhi of Shri Shirdi Sai Baba
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: To start the year-long celebration of Shri Sai Baba’s Mahasamadhi Centenary Year, Shirdi Sai Global Foundation, Gurgaon, organized an event on 15th October 2017 (Sunday) at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi. The event showcased the life and message of Shri Shirdi Sai Baba.
Book Release Function of "The Mystic Saint of Shirdi" by Shri A.R. Nanda
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: The book titled "The Mystic Saint of Shirdi“ written by Shri A R Nanda, Former Secretary (GOI) was released by Dr. C B Satpathy as also the Hindi version of the book titled “The Eternal Sai Phenomenon“ originally authored by Shri A R Nanda in English and translated by Dr. Meeta Khanna.Dr. C. B Satpathy graced the event as Chief Guest.
Book Release Event at the 23rd Delhi Book Fair at Pragati Maidan
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: Shirdi Sai Global Foundation, Gurgaon in association with Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, New Delhi, organized a book release event at the Convention Hall, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on the occasion of 23rd Delhi Book Fair, on 1st September 2017 from 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm.
Trustees Meet at Shirdi Sai Kripa Dham Lucknow
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: Shirdi Sai Kripa Dham Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh in association with Shirdi Sai Global Foundation organized a "Trustee Summit" for the trustees of Shirdi Sai temples/groups working in the Hindi speaking states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh on 19th August 2017.
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: A grand function titled 'Alokabortikaa’ held at B C Pal Auditorium, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi was organized by Surbahaar, on Aug 5th, 2017 was attended by Dr. C.B. Satpathy as Chief Guest.The function was organized to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita, who was a disciple of Swami Vivekananda and had dedicated her life to serving mankind.
Sai Sandhya by Sai Kashmiri Parivar and Launch of Shri Guru Bhagwat in Kashmiri Language
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: Sai Kashmiri Parivar, an organization of the Kashmiri Pandits community, organized a Sai Sandhya in Gurgaon on July 30th, 2017 at Club Florence, Gurgaon. Dr. C.B. Satpathy, the chairman of the Shirdi Sai Global Foundation encouraged the creation of the organization for the welfare of the Kashmiri Pandits residing in the nation capital territorial region and beyond.
18th foundation day of the Shirdi Sai temple, Kushinagar, Nagpur
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: A function was organized by Sai Kripa Sansthan, Nagpur on 23rd July 2017 evening to celebrate the 18th foundation day of the Shirdi Sai temple, Kushinagar, Nagpur. A spiritual discourse by Revered Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy, a renowned Scholar, Spiritual thinker, and Philanthropist took place at the event.
Sudhanshu Mishra Memorial Lecture
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: Dr. C.B. Satpathy delivered the "Sudhanshu Mishra Memorial Lecture" on "Life and Introspection", a function organized by "Mamata" on July 15th, 2017 at Jaydev Bhavan, Bhubaneswar. Padma Bhushan Prof. Trilochan Pradhan (Founder Director of Institute of Physics and Former Vice Chancellor, Utkal University) and Shri A.R. Nanda, IAS (Retd.) were the honored guests on the dais.
Pran Pratishtha of Maha Shiva Linga & Shri Ganapati at Sai Karuna Dham
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: The Pran Pratishtha of Maha Shiv Linga & Shri Ganpati was ceremoniously conducted by Dr. C.B. Satpathy at Sai Karuna Dham (a unit of Shirdi Sai Global Foundation), Sector-61, Noida on Saturday, 8th July 2017.The Maha Shiv Linga is almost 4.5 feet in height and weighs about 1400kgs. Please click here for more details.
Dr. C.B. Satpathy's Europe Tour: 9th June to 20th June 2017
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION: Dr. C.B. Satpathy visited the following countries: Germany, Helsinki, Finland, Austria, Belgium and Luxembourg between 9th to 20th June 2017. During this trip, he conducted pranpratistha of a newly created Sai temple, address the gathering of devotees and also to meet Sai devotees. Please click here for more details.
Varshik Utsav Celebrations of Shree Shirdi Saibaba Temple
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 4 JUNE 2017: Shri Sai Sewa Pratishan, Alandi Road, Pune celebrated it’s Foundation day on 4th June, 2017. A cultural function was organised on this occasion, wherein the Former President of India, Dr Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who was the chief guest, felicitated Dr. C. B. Satpathy for his lifelong humanitarian endeavors and spreading of Indian Culture, Philosophy and Spirituality in numerous national and international forums.
Shri Guru Bhagavat - Eka Tatwika Alochona, Sarala Bhavan, Cuttack, Odisha
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 11 MAY 2017: On the 11-May-2017, Dr. C. B. Satpathy attended a conference organised by two organisations namely “Sai Naivedya” & “Jignsa “on “Shri Guru Bhagavata” as the chief Guest at Sarala Bhavan at Cuttack, Odisha. The discussion and also the interactive session was fully focused on the five volumes of Shri Guru Bhagavata.
Pranpratistha Ceremony & Shirdi Sai Temple Trustee Summit at Sai International School, Odisha
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 10 MAY 2017: Dr. C B Satpathy inaugurated a Shirdi Saibaba temple and installed the holy statue of Shirdi Sai Baba located ion the campus of Sai International Residential University in Ramdaspur, Odisha on 10-May-2017.
Sai Karuna Dham's 14th Foundation Day Celebrations
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 2 APRIL 2017: Sai Karuna Dham, Noida, a unit of Shirdi Sai Global Foundation celebrated its 14th Foundation Day on 2nd April, 2017. Dr. C.B. Satpathy, the chief guest, graced the occasion along with Devotees and trustees of various temple, who witnessed the event in person.
Pran Pratishtha of Maha Shiva Linga on Ram Navami
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 5 APRIL 2017: Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy conducted the Pran Pratishtha of Maha Shiva Linga on Ram Navami, the 5th April 2017 at Sai Ka Aangan, Gurugram. The Pran Pratishtha ceremony was held during 7.30 am to 11.00 am. It is notable that the Shiva Linga, a monolithic sculpture is 5.5 feet in height and weighs about 1.5 tons.
Honoris Causa (D.Lit.) From North Odisha University, Baripada
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 27 MARCH 2017: Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy was conferred with the D Lit (Honoris Causa) in recognition of his contribution to spiritual and literary excellence leadership on the 27 March 2017 on the occasion of the tenth-anniversary celebrations of North Odisha University at Baripada.
Book Release Function at Vijayawada
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 25 MARCH 2017: Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy's Magnum Opus, the five volumes of Shri Guru Bhagavata written originally in Oriya language was released in Telugu on Saturday the 25th March 2017 at the Convention Center Vijayawada by the Hon. Chief minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri Chandrababu Naidu & other ministers.
Symposium on Gopya Ru Agopya
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 24 MARCH 2017: Dr. C.B. Satpathy addressed a symposium “Shrastha and Shrusti (based on his magnum opus literary work ‘Gopya Ru Agopya’ on the 24th March in the auditorium of Utkal University in Vanivihar organised by the Sanskrit department and presided by the academia students and many intellectuals of Odisha.
Visit to Shri Sai Baba Temple, Gokul Nagar, Hosur
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 8 MARCH 2017: Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy visited Shri Sai Baba Temple, Gokul Nagar, Hosur on 8th Mar 2017. Trustees of the Temple presented various resources like printed materials, calendar and technology using which Shri Shirdi Sai Baba's message and teachings can reach many people in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Symposium on GOPYA Ru AGOPYA
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 5 FEBRUARY 2017: The Department of Philosophy, Ramadevi Women's university, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with Jijnasa, recently organised a symposium on "GOPYA ru AGOPYA'-- the confluence of Philosophy, Science and Spirituality". The symposium was held on 5th February 2017 at R.D university auditorium.
DIVYA SANGEET SHIROMONI AWARDS 2015 - 2016
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 4 FEBRUARY 2017: To recognize the eminent musicians, Smti Kalyani Bhattacharjee and Smti Shyamamani Devi from Orissa, a function was held on 4th February 2017 at IDCOL Auditorium Bhubaneswar. Shri Shirdi Sai Spiritual, Social and Cultural Trust, Bhubaneswar organized this function.
15th Vasant Utsav Celebrations : Sai Ka Aangan, Gurugram
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, 1 FEBRUARY 2017: The springtime fervor splashed its colors of festivity at Sai Ka Aangan, Gurgaon, as it celebrated its Annual Function on the 1st of February 2017 on Vasant Panchami. A grand cultural program was conducted in the evening by team Sai Ka Aangan.
Consecration of Shri Shirdi Sai Baba’s temple
The consecration of Shri Shirdi Sai Baba’s temple at Kendrapara Zilla’s Basantpur block, Tendakura Panchayat was done by Dr. C B Satpathy in the presence of Sai devotees from the neighboring areas. Addressing all those present, Dr. Satpathy said that the Trustees of the temple had a significant role to play. Addressing one and all on occasion, Dr. Satpathy said that it was necessary for Sai Bhakts to be soft spoken, humble, simple, tolerant and compassionate. He said that the trustees of the temple should be taken as role-models and for one's evolution, it is necessary for all to follow the expected principles of tolerance and goodness. Dr. Satpathy said that it is necessary to have pure and sanctimonious thoughts while worshipping the Sarkar / Idol/ Swaroop/ Vigraha forms. The function saw the presence of Member of Parliament Shri Baijayant Panda, trustees of various temples. The three-day event saw a chain of rituals: Ankuropan, kalashdiwas, Mandir pratishtha, Mahabhishekh and Aarati. The temple event was organized by Shri Shirdi Sai Charitable Trust, Basantpur.
Talk at Ravenshaw 150 Anniversary Celebrations
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, THURSDAY, 20 JANUARY 2017: On the occasion of the 150-anniversary celebrations at the Heritage Hall of Ravenshaw University, the second day focused on Ravenshaw – Past, Present and Future. Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy notable Philosopher, Philanthropist, Author, Spiritual Thinker and distinguished alumni shared the stage with few other prominent alumni of the prestigious institution.
CD Release of "Borgeets"
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, THURSDAY, 19 JANUARY 2017: A function to release CDs of a rare collection of 'Borgeets' recorded by All India Radio since 1957, was organized by Prasar Bharati and All India Radio on 19th January 2017 at International Auditorium of Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra, Guwahati.
Global Summit of Shirdi Sai Temple Trustees
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, WEDNESDAY, 14 DECEMBER 2016: Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi, organized a Global Summit of Shri Sai Temple Trustees over 11th and 12th December 2016 at Shirdi. The theme of the summit was to exchange the ideas on Shri Sai Baba Samadhi Centenary Year Celebrations 2017-18 and Global Sai Movement.
Dr. C.B. Satpathy Celebrates Boita-Bandana Festival
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2016: On the auspicious day of Kartik Purnima, 14th November, Bal Jagruti Association organized the traditional Boita Bandana Festival 2016 on the lawns of Boat Club, near Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi. People in Odisha celebrate 'Boita Bandana festival' to recall their glorious maritime past.
Dr. C.B. Satpathy participated in the Clean and Green Drive Program at Shirdi
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2016: Green & Clean Shirdi Foundation in association with Shirdi Sai Global Foundation organized tree plantation and cleaning of roads in Shirdi on 11th November 2016. Dr. C.B. Satpathy led the plantation drive, planted a tree and appreciated the efforts of members of the foundation.
Dr. C.B. Satpathy at Silver Oaks Academy Shirdi
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2016: Dr. C.B. Satpathy, the patron of Silver Oaks Academy, Shirdi addressed students, teachers, and parents in a specially organized meet on 10.11.2016. A cultural program organized by the students was followed by a discourse of Dr. Satpathy. During his address and question-answer session with students, he emphasized on raising the human values in students.
Launch of official website on Dr. C.B. Satpathy
SHIRDI SAI GLOBAL FOUNDATION, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 03, 2016: An official website (www.cbsatpathy.com), on Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy, the Founder Chairman of Shirdi Sai Global Foundation was ceremoniously launched on the 3rd of November, 2016. The event was hosted at Sai Ka Aangan, Gurgaon, by Shirdi Sai Global Foundation in association with Trusts of various Sai Temples established under the guidance of Dr. Satpathy.