WORLDS BIGGEST MARBLE IDOL OF SHRI SHIRDI SAI BABA 7 FEET

BANGALORE - HASSAN - MADIKERI - MYSORE - CHITRADURGA - TUMKUR

Shri Gurumurthy Guruji

FROM THE TRUSTEE’s DESK

Sai Baba Mandir was started in the year 1997 in Puttenahalli where Guruji used to stay, Baba gave darshan to our Guruji Physically Now where Sai baba temple is there in Puttenahalli, in the beginning Guruji started this temple by keeping Sai baba’s small Photo later on by Sai Baba’s grace, Temple took a shape & in the year 2003 a trust was formed, from then on words many development activities took place like Annadanam on every Thursday, distribution of books to poor students, distribution of food to near-by slums etc.,

Extending the Service in the year 2007 our Trust applied for a CA site in BDA, after continues struggle, by blessings of Sai Baba in the year 2010our trust was allotted a CA Site in M.S.Ramaiah city, JP Nagar, Bangalore, continuing the work in the year 2011 world’s biggest 7Feet single stone Marble statue of Shree Shirdi Sai Baba’s was installed in the allotted CA site.

As one of our main objective to serve mankind, with the blessings of Sai Baba and margadarshan of our pujya guruji, we have started Sri Sai Maha Vidya Dhana Foundation at large from last year onwards by adopting 8 students; give them the complete education expenses like school fees, books, uniforms and other needy things to carry on their education.

With all your kind support and with Baba’s and our Poojya Guruji’s Blessings Sree Shirdi Sai Darshanam Trust has completed Seven years of Annadhana Seva on every Thursday’s afternoon after Aarti at Shri Sadguru Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir at M.S.Ramaiah City,Thirteen years of Annadhana Seva at Shri Shiva Shakti Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir at Puttenahalli, JP Nagar, Bangalore, nearly 800 – 1000 devotees take Baba Maha prasadam (Annadhana) and One year of Annadhana Seva at Shri Sadguru Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir at Chikkenahalli gate, Hirisave hobli, Chennarayapattana taluk, Hassan Dist., on every Thursdays.

With the blessings of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba along with the margadarshan of our Pujya Sri. Gurumurthy Guruji and with all your kind support, our trust is serving man kind and the development work of the temple construction is in progress and the daily puja kainkarya to Sri Sai Baba are being held with all rituals.

Our pujya Sri.Gurumurthy Guruji has done a sankalpa of constructing 18 Sai Baba Mandir, to spread the life history of Sai Baba with the help of which many a devotees can lead their life smoothly by Sai Teachings(Shraddha & Saburi)and also making the Sai Baba temple as a center place, many infrastructural developments to the nearby villages are being carried out and helping the poor and needy persons of the society and many more activities will be carried out for the better of Mankind.

TRUST INITIATIVE

Sri Sai Darshanam Trust(SSDT) is a registered charitable trust working in the service of humanity for last many years. The major focus of the trust is in the promotion of education of weaker sections of the society and also medical aid to the needy persons.

SSDT has been supporting several students, and feeding the needy and also have conducted free medical camps in southern Bangalore, Hirisave Chennarayapattana Taluk, Ulivala Village, Holenarasipura Taluk of Hassan District, our major contribution in this field is to provide supplementary services to the needy students, physically challenged and old aged persons.

SSDTis working on the Sai noble cause like visiting Govt. Hospitals and distributes Bread, Milk, Fruits and Biscuits to the poor people, arranging free medical camps in remote places also distribute free medicines to the patients, distributing books, pens and other accessories to the needy students, paying fees to some students who are interested in studies and not able to pay fees, distributing Spectacles, hearing aid machines etc... to the needy old persons, and has arranged “Sai Mahaprasada”(Annadhana), also conduct Satsang by our pujya Sri Guruji to get people come on right path and survive better in the materialistic world by helping others without causing damage to the nature, without harming others.

SSDT has been working in the field of education for several years. One of our largest initiative is rendering school books, feeding the needy and conduction free medical camps, at present we have adopted 1 schools and support the education of 50 children in many ways. Our major responsibility under the adoption scheme is to provide services to children such as Uniforms, Note Books, Books etc.; provide infrastructure support to schools such as Black Boards, Water, Toilets, Repair, reconstruction and maintenance of the school, whenever school management is not able to provide adequate resources the Trust has been providing Teachers in the school as there is large shortfall of trained people and the Government does not have adequate teachers. Trust teachers and the coordinators have been providing extra coaching and the necessary guidance and counselling to the students attending these schools, we see visible changes in the area of decrease in dropout rates, increased motivation to pursue the higher studies, better results at matriculation exams and increase in confidence.

  • SSDT Construction work of an old age home is in process at Ulivala Village, Holenarasipura Taluk, of Hassan District, for the aged persons who are not able to earn their bread and butter for their daily living.
  • SSDT is also concerned for drop out students and their parents and has started different counselling so that they can live a respectable life in the society.
  • SSDT had arranged free medical camps of which many a needy person have taken advantage of this and has been benefitted.
  • SSDThad arranged free distribution of food(Annadhana) in the name of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba at south Bangalore and also at an old age home and nearby place at Hirisave hobli of Hassan District.

SREE SAI MAHA VIDYADHANA FOUNDATION

Sree Sai Darshanam Trust is working for the betterment of mankind from the past 15 years by guiding people in the spiritual path and preaching the sayings of Sai Baba, now Sree Sai Darhsnam Trust expanding the service have ventured in to “Sree Sai Maha Vidyadhana foundation” through which it will help students to get education and lead a normal life in future and walk accordingly in this fast world.

When a person is safeguarded by his knowledge in the situations where he thinks he will be cheated, immediately he will thank the people who helped him in getting his education complete. The blessings of that person intern will be in our account with god, which will protect us in situations by our karmas which we had done earlier knowingly or unknowingly.

Sree Sai Maha Vidyadhana foundation has under taken to help those students who are willing to study but their family financial situations does not allow them to study. You can participate in this Sai Fund Raising Campaign by contributing your Valuable Time; Money etc…, as Baba used to say Vidya Dhana & Annadhana are the easiest way to achieve Mukti (Reach God). You must be aware how many children are able to go to school; we are trying our best to support as many students as we can. However, we need funds and volunteers for this Sai noble cause. We request you all to come forward and contribute freely for the cause. The funds will be used for paying the school fees for the whole year, getting uniforms, Books and other needy things to fulfill a child’s education. The fees will be paid directly to the school account drawn on the school name through a cheque/DD issued by the foundation. After which it will be observed by the foundation that the child is being sent to school and verifying their performance in studies every quarterly.

We cannot make a big change in achieving this goal, but certainly we can make a start by making a small change to achieve the goal. Our pujya Guruji says “Drop by Drop of water forms an ocean”, we can make a child whom we can see in our day to day life to get his right of education in this manly world, we are only a part of the Sai Parivar who is working on the path laid by Sai Baba.

It’s because of your help that a poor child will get courage to lead a normal life in future. We are sure that you would help the foundation wholeheartedly.

TRUST ACTIVITIES

  1. Successfully completed the construction work and installed the deities of Shirdi Sai Baba, Lord Ganesha, Lord Lakshmi Narasimha, Guru Raghavendra, Guru Shanaideva and Maa Durgadevi mandir at M.S.Ramaiah city, J.P.Nagar 8th phase, Bangalore temple premises.
  2. As we had told earlier that we have purchased 2.5 acre of land on Bangalore – Mangalore national highway, Dharmastala Highway(NH75), further we have purchased 5 more acres of land adjacent to the same land for extension of ashram.
  3. Successfully installed world’s 2nd biggest 7ft Sai Baba Marble Idol and the construction work is being carried on successfully, this is being witnessed by many a devotees from Bangalore who pass by this highway.
  4. Our trust has spent around Rs.1.25 crore for the construction work and development of infrastructure at Hirisave Ashram in Bangalore – Mangalore national highway, Dharmastala Highway(NH75)
  5. One of the devotee and our trust’s trustee has donated 2 acres of land at Chokkanahalli village, Doddaballapura taluk, Bangalore Rural Dist., to construct Sai Baba Mandir.
  6. Our trust has purchased 44000 Sq ft of land at Somwarpet Taluk of Madikeri Dist., to construct Sai Baba Mandir and Sai Yoga Ashram.
  7. Our trust has purchased 1.5 acre of land at Bangalore – Mumbai -Shirdi Highway(NH4) Guilalu toll, Hiriyur Taluk of Chitradurga Dist., to construct Sai Baba Mandir.
  8. Our Trust has been allotted with a Civic Amenity site of 5000 sq. ft. by Tumkur Development Authority in Tumkur city to construct Sai Baba Mandir.
  9. Our Trust has purchased 10000 sq. ft. of land at Ulivala Village, Holenarasipura Taluk, Hassan Dist., to construct Sai Baba Mandir.
  10. Successfully completed free medical camps at Hirisave Ashram with the help of Dr.L.K.Rajeev, Consultant Medical Oncologist at Kidwai Cancer Institue, Dr.Anasuya, General Physician at St.Johns Medical College and Hospital, Dr.Shylaja, famous Gynecologist and Dr.Agarwal Eye Hospital, nearly 1000 nearby villages were benefitted by the medical camps.
  11. We are growing vegetables at our ashram in Hirisave Bangalore – Mangalore national highway, Dharmastala Highway(NH75), and the same will be used for the annadhana seva performed at both Bangalore and Hirisave Ashram.
  12. Giving away the coconuts in a less than the market cost(recovering only the cost at actuals to grow) grown in the ashram farm at Hirisave Bangalore – Mangalore national highway, Dharmastala Highway(NH75).
  13. Had arranged free accommodation to stay at night, bathing facility with hot water and also had arranged Tea, Coffee, Snaks, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for Dharmastala padayatri’s who came to have darshan of Lord Shiva at Dharmastala on Shivaratri, which was witnessed by many a devotee came on padayatra from Bangalore south.
  14. Distributed Sai Baba marble idol free of cost to the nearby villagers, spreading the life teachings of Sai Baba.
  15. Donated Sai Baba Idol (only 50% of the idol cost donated by SSDT) to sai temple at Sadarahalli Village, Hosadurga Taluk, Chitradurga Dist.
  16. Donated Sai Baba Idol (only 50% of the idol cost donated by SSDT) to sai temple at Nallasanampalli Village, Puligal Panchayat Bagepalli Taluk, Chikkaballapura Dist.
  17. Donated Sai Baba Idol (only 50% of the idol cost donated by SSDT) to sai temple at Mulabagal Town, Kolar Dist.
  18. Donated Lord Anjaneya Idolto hanuman temple at Dhammaningala Village, Chennarayapattana Taluk, Hassan Dist.


MAJOR SEVA RECEIVED BY OUR TRUST

  • One of the devotee and our trust’s trustee has donated 2 acre of land at Chokkanahalli village, Doddaballapura taluk, Bangalore Rural Dist., to construct Sai Baba Mandir.
  • Late Sri.C.Venkatesh & family has donated 7ft Sai Baba Idol for our Trust’s 3rd biggest 7ft Sai Baba Mandir at Bangalore – Mumbai -Shirdi Highway(NH4) Guilalu toll, Hiriyur Taluk of Chitradurga Dist.
  • Sri.Singraiah and family has given assurance of constructing a10-bedded free hospital for the poor and nearby villages at our Ashram in Bangalore – Mangalore national highway, Dharmastala Highway(NH75), Chikkenahalli gate, Hirisave hobli, Hassan Dist.

FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS OF THE TRUST.

At our trust Ashram in Bangalore – Mangalore national highway, Dharmastala Highway(NH75)

  1. Successfully completed the construction work and installed the deities of Shirdi Sai Baba, Lord Ganesha, Lord Lakshmi Narasimha, Guru Raghavendra, Guru Shanaideva and Maa Durgadevi mandir at M.S.Ramaiah city, J.P.Nagar 8th phase, Bangalore temple premises.
  2. We will be constructing a free hospital for poor and nearby villages.
  3. We will be constructing a annadhana hall where in nearly 500 devotees can have Sai Mahaprasada Annadhana at a time.
  4. We will be constructing a budget oriented school with latest technic of education helping students in the nearby villages.
  5. We will be constructing a Old Age Home which will accommodate around 10 senior citizens in the initial stage.
  6. We will be constructing a Guest house in the ashram for devotees to get relaxed and come of the daily hectic life for a while and be in spiritual and devotionalatmosphere and get positive energy.
  7. Construction work is being carried out of Guru Shanidev, Nagabana, Lord Udbhava Anjaneya(sacred stone on which lord Rama had stepped in at the time of his exile(Vanavasa).

At our trust Ashram in Somwarpet Taluk, Madikeri Dist.

  1. 1) We will be constructing a Guest house in the ashram for devotees to get relaxed and come of the daily hectic life for a while and be in spiritual and devotional atmosphere in the middle of wonderful coffee plantations and be in the womb of mother nature for a while. The lake beside the ashram will give a pleasant and calm mind which will help you gain more positive energy.


Other Developmental Plans of the Trust

  1. To establish a medical center for the patients and provide shelter on permanent basis.
  2. To provide home for homeless widows, destitute children, create shelter home for aged etc.
  3. To construct a higher secondary school and junior college and also construct a centre for the vocational training and empowerment of girls and women’s.
  4. To construct and run technical schools, study centre and non-formal education classes.
  5. To construct primary health centre to provide medical help to the poor and needy.
  6. To establish a home for destitute girls and children who are victims of nature and homemade calamities.
  7. To establish a complete village to shelter needy persons with the facilities of schools, medical centre etc.
  8. In the view of one of our trust’s initiative to spread the message and life history of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba, our trust SSDT and individual seva done by certain devotees will donate 50% of the Sai Baba Idol cost for the temples built in rural Karnataka.
  9. SSDT will donate 108 Shiva Linga’s of 2½ feet to rural and urban areas of Karnataka.
  10. SSDT will commence mass marriage to 21 couples who are under the poverty line of the society free of cost.
  11. SSDT is all set to construct and install 3rd & 4th World’s Biggest 7ft Marble Idol of Shirdi Sai Baba at Tumkur city and Guilalu Village, Hiriyur Taluk, Chitradurga Dist..


100 Years of Sai Baba Maha Samadhi Puja (1918-2018)

As Sai Baba’s 100 years Maha Samadhi Celebrations is nearing our trust SSDT has arranged 12 social and charitable activities, where in we will be conducting one activity every month for the whole year in 2018, this is in the view that Sai Baba said “If you fulfill the need of a person, then I will be satisfied”, this is one of the way to reach Sai Baba.

Our trust SSDT is not only spreading the message and life history of Sai Baba, also rendering service to the society with the kind cooperation and support of devotees who have done sevas individually and in groups.