Sunday, June 1, 1980 to Tuesday, June 17, 1980
|Sri Sathya Sai in Kashmir|
Bhagavan visited Jammu and Kashmir between 3rd and 14th June 1980. Bhagavan flew to Delhi on 1st June along with a group of alumni of the Sri Sathya Sai Colleges, and a few other blessed devotees like Swami Karunyananda. Bhagavan gave Darshan to the devotees assembled at the Hyderabad Airport during the stopover. Bhagavan stayed at the residence of Sri Sohanlal at Delhi and granted Darshan to the devotees there. Many dignitaries, Judges, Members of the diplomatic Groups, Ministers of the Central and State Governments, Members of the Parliament and Shri Sanjay Gandhi, grandson of the first Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and son of the Prime Minister of India Smt. Indira Gandhi, came to offer their homage to Bhagavan. He blessed them with His counsel.
|Sri Sathya Sai with Lt. Gen. Malhotra and other army officials|
|Sri Sathya Sai with His entourage at Jammu and Kashmir|
|Sanctifying the hills and valleys with His Divine touch|
|Sri Sathya Sai with the Amarnath Lingam and the Lakshmi Narayana statue|
|Sri Sathya Sai at the residences of one of the devotees in Kashmir|
Bhagavan left for Bombay by plane on the 17th. The members of the Seva Samiti and the organisers of the Third World Conference (scheduled to be held at Prashanti Nilayam in November 1980) had meeting with Bhagavan at Dharmakshetra. He laid the foundation stone for a hall at Dharmakshetra on the 18th and subsequently left for Bangalore. He reached Brindavan at 1 pm the same day.