Sathya Sai Region 10, USA


Sathya Sai Center of South Houston

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES ONLINE LINK: (Weekly Activities Link)

Study Circle: Saturdays 3-4 PM
SSE Classes: Sundays 2:40 – 4:15 PM
Bhajans: Sundays 4:30 – 6:00 PM

Welcome to the Sathya Sai Center of South Houston. Our center has various ongoing activities in the Devotional, Service, SSE and Young adult wings. On account of Covid-19 situation, our weekly center activities have migrated to online format. Information about the scheduled activities in different wings are available in the monthly calendar below. The links called out below provide details of each program and contact information of coordinators.

Devotees are highly encouraged to join the online programs. We invite new devotees to contact council members to be included in center membership.

“ Devotees are requested to communicate about the welfare of their families in these covid times. Kindly correspond with us if any help is needed. “

E-mail: ramprasad.vijayagopal@gmail.com

  • Contact: Ramprasad Vijayagopal (President) at 832-830-4663

Center Office Bearers 

Designation Name
President Ramprasad Vijayagopal
Vice President Disha Saharia
Devotional Coordinator Bindu Kumar
SSE Coordinator Upasana Ramlal
Service Coordinator Ashwitha Krishnakumar
YA Coordinator Male Arvind Ramachandra
YA Coordinator Female Lakshmi Kesavan
YA Female Advisor Ajaya Sonde

 

NATIONAL AND REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS:

Read Media Bulletin – Sai Connections April 2021 (Media Bulletin April 2021

Disaster Relief Region 10 has been helping with ongoing Disaster relief work in Louisiana after hurricane Laura. Upcoming trips are on Saturday May 8th. Please contact brother Mahesh  at (832)314-6032 if interested in volunteering.

SSSIO Eashwaramma Day Offering on May 6th. Details to follow soon

Inspirational speaker series

May 5th, 2021 at 8 pm – Region 10 Online Channel
Guest speakers include sister Sridevi Devaraj from South Houston center and sister Ashwitha (South Houston) as moderator
Topic:  GO Green Initiatives
Link: http://live.sairegion10.org/

Our Regional Go- Green initiatives include making all our sevas as green as possible, using biodegradable items for all events ( steel plates, spoons etc are also available to borrow), encouraging devotees to plant and compost. Go Green team also has many more exciting initiatives.  More information is available at https://tinyurl.com/sai-gardening. For any questions, please contact sister Sridevi at (916)600-3753

CENTER COMMUNICATIONS:

Gayatri chanting for world health- to start from 5/3/21 at 9 pm.
Please sign up to lead the chanting at
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zVFumh7MDFJrk1iPyPvwMS0VzRO7bUQwd0kYgd1sU58/edit?usp=sharing

Eashwaramma Day celebrations- On May 9th from 2:45 to 4:10, a family game day followed by SSE bhajans from 4:30 to 5:30

SSE Graduation: May 16th at 2:45 pm

Devotional Activities:

JYOTI MEDITATION AND STUDY CIRCLE- Saturdays from 3:00-4:10 pm. Various topics are discussed from Swami’s literature and discourses. Study guides from SSSIO are also used. Currently these sessions are taking place on zoom. Presentations prepared by a volunteer are discussed by all participants. 

DEVOTIONAL SESSIONS- Sundays from 4:30pm-5:30 pm. Currently in zoom format, these sessions start with multi faith prayer, followed by devotee lead bhajans, and end with Swami’s thought for the day. First Sunday of each month has bhajans by the SSE children

Video for – How to create bhajan recording for sunday bhajans (  Workshop Recording Link)

For online Bhajans and Study circle,  please use the link for Weekly activities included at the start of the page.

Sadhana for Aradhana Day (3/24/21-4/24/21)

Daily Gayatri chanting as a group, lead by devotees at 9 pm through  Zoom
https://us05web.zoom.us/j/87225652158?pwd=YS9mdnVTdGZyVVJldmpheC9ZeU5ZUT09

If interested in leading the chanting, please contact sister Bindu at (832)868-9079

On the occasion of Aradhana day, the Young Adults and SSE children of South Houston Sai Center would like to offer a program to Swami on the theme “Universal Oneness” and the topic “Unity Is Divinity”.Leading up to the celebrations, we as a team, would like to take up different sadhanas each week along with reading the study guide put together by the Young Adults. Please check out the new material posted every Monday at https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1DbfocZ0G4UggB0IkTLD1VoaRppijWLM_?usp=sharing

Service Activities:

Our Core sevas include contactless Narayana sevas for the first three Sundays of the month. Special sevas include the service of the month and Go Green sevas. Please click the links below for more details and contact information.

First Colony & Hwy 6 Sandwich Seva – First Sunday of the month at 8:30 am (First Colony & Hwy 6 Seva Link )
New Territory Sandwich Seva – Second Sunday of the month at 8:30 am ( New Territory Sandwich Seva Link )
Katy Sandwich Seva – Third Sunday of the month at 8:30 am ( Katy Sandwich Seva Link )
Katy Breakfast Seva – First Saturday of the month at 7:30 am ( Katy Breakfast Seva Link )
Sugar Land Breakfast Seva – Third Saturday of the month at 7:30 am ( Sugar Land Breakfast Seva Link)

SSE Activities:

SSE classes for the spring 2021 session have started. Kindly contact SSE coordinator Sister Upasana Ramlal (832-416-4458) for new enrollments.

YA Activities:

Our center has a vibrant young adult group that actively conducts seva and devotional activities. YA meet-ups and monthly study circles specific to Young Adult topics are conducted every month. YA led sevas include the turning point hot lunch seva.

Turning point Hot Lunch SevaFourth Saturday of the month at 9:30 am ( Turning Point Seva Link )

Please contact Sister Lakshmi (832)833-1727 or Brother Aravind (832)284-3530 if you wish to join any of these activities

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