57th edition of SAMARPAN - Dharmakshetra -15th December 2019 with Brother Hari Shankar Bhat
By Swami's Grace, the 57th edition of Samarpan at Dharmakshetra we were fortunate to have with us Brother Hari Shankar Bhat as our Guest Speaker at Dharmakshetra for the 57th edition of SAMARPAN on 15th December 2019. Brother Hari Shankar Bhat shared some of his choicest experiences and lessons learnt at Bhagawan's Lotus Feet.
Brother Hari Shankar works at "Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust". He is also a part of the "Vedam group" and a regular speaker at Prasanthi Vidwan Maha Sabha, Radio Sai and Satsang hall etc.
Born in a family of Sai devotees, Brother Hari Shankar had first darshan of Bhagawan when he was just 6 years old. Swami then pulled Brother Hari at His Lotus Feet as His Student for pursuing MBA in the year 2000, after completing his B.Tech. in Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering from IIT-Chennai. Post his MBA, Swami handpicked Hari in January 2003, to join the Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust, where he continues to serve till date.
He is currently serving as Senior Manager (Accounts & Purchases) with the Medical Care Division of Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust at Prasanthi Nilayam.
Before joining Bhagawan's University, Brother Hari Shankar was an active member of the 'Hyderabad Youth' and also as a Seva Dal undertaking many Grama Seva activities in several parts of Andhra Pradesh. His father had the rare privilege of being the Pujari at Bhagawan's Mandir at Prasanthi Nilayam and performed Arati daily to Bhagawan from 2007 to 2011.
During his student days, he was blessed by Bhagawan to give talks in His Presence in Sai Kulwant Hall during the Prasanthi Vidwan Mahasabha conducted as part of the Veda Purusha Saptaha Jnana Yagna, and also in Trayee Brindavan. He was also blessed to be part of the Vedam Group that would chant Vedam in the immediate Presence of the Lord. In addition to his duties he has also participated in many programmes broadcast on Radio Sai, most notably the "Shravanam, Mananam, Nidhidhaysanam" that was based on the Summer Course Talks given by Bhagawan in 1993. He has on many occasions spoken at the Satsang Hall in Prasanthi Nilayam.