Tuesday, September 11, 2007
|Sri Sathya Sai with the Players|
A badminton tournament was held in Sri Sathya Sai International Centre for Sports on 11th September, 2007, in the afternoon. The top ranking badminton players of India took part in this match. They were: Anup Sridhar, Chetan Anand, Kashyap P., Guru Sai Dutt, Sanave Thomas, Pullela Gopichand, Diju V. and Akshay Devalkar. The students and staff of Bhagavan’s educational institutions and devotees watched these doubles and singles matches.
|Sri Sathya Sai with the Players |
after the match
Bhagavan arrived at the Indoor Stadium at 4.00 pm on 11th afternoon. Soon after His arrival, the players and officials were introduced to Bhagavan. A doubles match between Diju V. and Akshay Devalkar on one side and Sanave Thomas and Pullela Gopichand on the other was then played in the presence of Bhagavan. At the conclusion of this match, Bhagavan blessed the players and materialised Vibhuti for them. After this, Bhagavan returned to Sai Kulwant Hall in order to bless the devotees during Bhajans.