Overview of Swami’s 70th Birthday and 6th World Conference. The main points are outlined below.
Highlights from the year of Swami’s 70th Year.
• Minute 2:10. Wedding ceremony conducted for 700 couples, with Swami gifting clothing and jewelry to each bride and a wedding banquet for the couples after the ceremony plus sewing machines to wedding couples
• Minute 5:00. During Guru Purnima, three wheelers distributed to handicapped.
• Minute 7:20. Blessed Cows and calf presented to Vedic Scholars.
• Minute 9:00. Medical Camps conducted in Prasanthi Nilayam during birthday celebrations.
• Minute 15:30. Fresh food for thousands of devotees prepared daily.
Minute 21:50. Birthday celebrations starting on 18 Nov. with the Procession of holy idols through Prasanthi Nilayam.
Minute 23.50. Prime Minister of India Mr. P.V. Narasimha Rao symbolically commences the flow of water for the Sri Sathya Sai Water Supply Project.
Minute 26:20. Excerpts from Sathya Sai Baba's Discourse "Supreme need for national unity".
Minute 30:19. 18 Nov, feeding the poor (Narayan Seva) to thousands in Hillview Satidum.
Minute 31:40. Mr. Indulal Shah talks at the inauguration of the 6th World Conference of the Sri Sathya Sai Organization.
Minute 34:10. Excerpts from Sathya Sai Baba's discourse on S.A.I (Service, Adoration, and Illumination). The Discourse is titled "Fill the world with love". He ends the Discourse declaring 19 Nov. as Ladies Day from now on.
Minute 38:56. Ladies lead the activities on this first Ladies Day.
Minute 44:47. Excerpts from Sathya Sai Baba's Discourse on Ladies day – “When women are honoured”.
Minute 47:40. Excerpts from His 20 Nov Discourse, titled "Man's inherent Divinity".
Minute 53:40. 21 Nov. Inaugurating new services at the Institute of Higher Medical Sciences.
Minute 1:03:33. Talk by officer of the Sathya Sai Organization, Dato J. Jagadeesan.
Minute 1:05:25. Concluding remarks of the 6th World Conference by Sathya Sai Baba.
This is followed in the evening by parts of a drama by devotees from Greece and a dance by German devotees.
Minute 1:09:10. 22 Nov 22, Convocation Ceremony conducted at Hillview Stadium, with excerpts of His Discourse, "Education lends beauty to man. Education is man's secret wealth. Education is the source of fame and happiness"
Minute 1:12:00. 23 Nov. Birthday celebration starting with fireworks and procession of devotees from around India and the world.
Minute 1:17:45. Dr. Michael Goldstein reads Birthday greetings from dignitaries from various parts of the world, including the President of India Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma.
Minute 1:22:00. Excerpts from Sathya Sai Baba's Birthday Discourse, "Love and sacrifice will save mankind".
Minute 1:25:20. Concluding remarks, with Sathya Sai Baba sitting and swinging on the joola (swing) symbolic of Swami sitting and swinging in our hearts.