SaiRam Dear Members.  Please find below the latest Sri Sathya Sai Center of Loudoun Newsletter.

Please Note No SSSE Classes on April 9 2023.  Devotional Activities will be at the same venue as Rama Navami Bhajans – 24612 Lavender Grove Drive, Aldie 20105.  More details below.


A warm and loving Sairam dear Members,

Hope all of you are having a blessed week! 

Last Saturday we had  blissful Sri Rama Navami celebrations at Sister Madhuri Chandra's residence, chanting of Hanuman Chalisa, offering blissful bhajans to lord Sai Rama by our dear SSSE kids, YA's and Adults. A hearty thanks to Swami for giving us all this wonderful opportunity and thanks to Sister Madhuri Chandra for hosting this lovely celebration at her residence and everyone who came and participated.

This Sunday April 9th, we will be celebrating Mahavir Jayanthi, Hanuman Jayanthi, Easter and Passover during our devotional satsang.

Please note change in Venue for this Sunday devotional session, we are not meeting at our regular Claude Moore due to unavailability of rooms(Easter Sunday) and will meet at the same venue – Sister Madhuri Chandra's residence (see below) where we celebrated Sri Rama Navami Bhajans.

Requesting all parents, members to Join us.

Please find this week's Centre Newsletter, updates from all wings (Devotion, SSSE, Seva & YA) along with Centre Calendar for April 2023 and Zonal/Regional updates.

Sai Ram

Center Newsletter – April 09, 2023

Please check the attached April 2023 Calendar above.

Quick Highlights in April, 2023:

Narayana Seva @ Reston and Manassas on SaturdayApril 15th and April 22nd.
Earth Day Seva (Cleaning Potomac River): Saturday, April 22nd.
Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam Celebrations @ Claude Moore on Sunday, April 23rd. See attached flyer and RSVP form.

Please mark your calendars so that you can attend the Center with family and friends, and enjoy the bliss of these special programs.


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This week Address: 24612 Lavender Grove Drive, Aldie VA 20105

Regular Devotional activities on Sunday, April 09, 2023.

Sri Sathya Sai Center of Loudoun will be meeting at @ Sister Madhuri Chandra residence on Sunday, April 9th at 9:45am onwards.  

Please note we shall not be meeting at Claude Moore this Sunday.

Address: 24612 Lavender Grove Drive, Aldie 20105.
09:45 AM : Be at Venue.
10:00 AM : Opening Prayers, Swami Darshan Video
10:10 AM : Learning of Mantra Pushpam & Song “Thallivi Neeve Thandrivi Neeve”
10:45 AM : Bhajans 
11:10 AM : Closing Prayers

Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahosthavam Celebrations will be on Sunday, April  23rd 2023 @ Claude Moore Center. See Flyer Below.

Please mark your calendars and Join us by providing your availability using the below RSVP form. 
Click here to RSVP

Last day to RSVP is Sunday, April 15th, 2023.

Sai Ram

NO SSSE Classes on April 9 at Claude Moore Rec. Center

Sri Sathya Sai Educare (SSSE) Updates

No Regular SSSE Classes on Sunday, April 09th, 2023.

Important SSSE Reminders:

1. Easwaramma Day Celebrations – SAVE THE DATE for May 6th 2023 (Saturday). Kids have begun practice activities for various cultural demonstrations of what they have been learning on Swami's Educare values. Please make sure to participate in the practice sessions, assist wherever you can and encourage your kids as much as possible.

2. Yearbook Inputs – As an annual tradition, we publish the yearbook that is compiled by the yearbook team throughout the year. We are seeking SSSE kids inputs to the yearbook. If they have great articles on SSSE core values, poems, their understanding of Swami's quotes, or stories/messages that they want to convey, please encourage them to write them, and submit it to our yearbook team. Please remember to include the kid's full name, SSSE group number, and a title for their submission. All submissions can be sent to or submitted to their gurus. For very young kids such as story group and group 1, if they have a piece of artwork, you can send a picture or submit the hardcopy at our center to the gurus. All submissions(extended) are due by April 10th !

If you are comfortable submitting it directly to google drive, here is the link, but please make sure the details are very clear.

Sai Ram


Month of April 2023 service activities:

*Earth Day Seva (Cleaning Potomac River): April 22nd**
Sri Sathya Sai Loudoun Center and Sri Sathya Sai South Bethesda Center is partnering with Potomac Conservancy to celebrate Earth Day by cleaning the Potomac River at Matthew Hanson Trail on Saturday, April 22nd, 2023 between 9.00 AM and 11.00 AM located at Matthew Hanson Trail 12326 Dewey Road Silver Spring, MD 20906.

This service is open for adults and children over 13 years of age. We will offer 2 SSL hours for participation. Your consent to the attached waiver form is mandatory.

*Narayana Seva (dinner at Reston shelter): April 15th**

Prepare and serve dinner at Reston Shelter located at:11975 Bowman Towne Dr, Reston, VA 20190 on Saturday, April 15th, 2023.

*Narayana Seva (dinner at Manassas shelter): April 22nd**

Prepare and serve dinner at Manassas Shelter located at:10056 Dean Dr, Manassas, VA 20144 on Saturday, April 22nd, 2023.

Sai Ram

Young Adults Updates

1. YA Re-registration Form: Please look information from YA reps to re-confirm as active YA of the center by registering using below link.
YA Re-Registration Form
If you have any questions and (or) looking for more YA updates, please reach out to our Female YA Rep Varsha Rao or Male YA Rep Arjun Sundaram.

Sai Ram

SSSGC's  Regional, National and Zonal Updates

SSSGC (USA) – Region 2 Updates:

1.  Our Memorial Day Retreat is going to be from 6 PM Friday 26th May 2023 to 12 PM Monday 29th May 2023. The location of the retreat is: Camp Green Lane, 249 Camp Green Lane Road, Green Lane, PA. 

The theme of the retreat is “Love Lives by Giving and Forgiving”.

Please register for the retreat by going to this website.

The campsite accommodation (specially lower bunks beds)  is limited and will be assigned on the first come first serve basis. We, thus, request interested devotees to register as soon as possible. Please also make a note that the registration rate goes up by $10 after April 30th. The last date of registration is 15th May 2023.  

The Retreat 2023 Main Schedule is up on our retreat  website.

Monday Speaker details are  on our retreat website.

Please have a look at the screenshot below in the email. You can click on the bio details as shown to see the detailed bio of any of the three speakers.
1) Brother Tribhuvan Sachdeva -Saturday 27th May Speaker
2) Brother Arun Uthayan -Sunday 28th May Speaker
3) Brother Dr Ravi Dabir -Monday 29th May Speaker (newly added last week)
Please have a look at the screenshot below in the email. 

Please note that there are limited on site retreat accommodations. We request you all to register early.

2. Region 2 Parthi Pilgrimage:  July 4th to 6th 2023.
If you are interested, please register for this pilgrimage by using the link below.

SSSGC-USA National Announcements
It is  retreat time. With immense pleasure, we would like to invite you all to the following retreats

1.  USA Parthi Pilgrimage 2023 Registration  (Gentle reminder)
We are  extremely fortunate to have received blessings  that enable us to embark on a pilgrimage to our source, Prasanthi Nilayam, from July 4th- 6th, 2023. 
“Every living being is on a pilgrimage – whether it is aware of it or not. … The destiny of all beings is to return to their origin.” Sathya Sai Speaks (14.45)

Registration link:
This pilgrimage is coordinated by our Mid-Atlantic Region (Region2)

2. Brother Ravin Raj
Singer Ravin Raj is approved by SSSGC Zone1, will be in the USA (from April 21st) .If any of our Sai centers/Groups want to plan his program, please reach out to regional presidents.. (Ravin Raj Bio is attached)

SSSGC-Zone1 Updates:

Below are the zonal announcements for all members for this week : Click Here

Zone 1 Announcements April 05, 2023

  • Reminder: Message For Earth Month From The Green Team – WANNA BE AN EARTH CHAMP?
  • Significance of Jesus’ Resurrection-Easter
  • Reminder: Zone 1 Virtual Ladies Wing Retreat April 15th-16th, 2023–Registration Open until April 8
  • Reminder: SSSGC Medical Camp at Prasanthi Nilayam, from June 29 to July 3, 2023–Registration Open for Allied Medical Professionals and Non-medical Volunteers
  • Updates Center Leaders Conference July 4-5 in Prasanthi
    • Invitation from Roshini Singh, Director of ISSE South Africa
    • Invitation from Lobna Abi Kamel National VP, Syria Zone 8
    • Invitation from Jaysai Ghayal, USA
    • Workshop On Resolving Conflicts-A Way To Practice His Teachings

Link to website announcement page:

Sai Ram
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At his divine lotus feet,

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