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5th February, 2010 at Sai International School, Bhubaneswar
A cultural programme entitled "We Can Dance" was organized by Sruti Mohapatra of Swabhiman to present performances by differently abled people. The function was held at Sai International School. Satpathyji was the chief guest at the function. Artists from the Oriya film industry such as Uttam Mohanty, Aparajita Mohanty, Hara Patnaik and other dignitaries and Sai devotees attended the function.
On 28th January 2010 Shri Satpathyji did Pran Pratistha in “Sai Pawan Dham” Lakhimpur, UP. Trustees and devotees from Delhi, Gurgaon, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh (especially Bariely, Moradabad, Lucknow and Gorakhpur) were present. A large number of devotees were present on this occasion and a langar was organized.
Mahakumbh Haridwar 2010
A Shirdi Sai Seva Shivir was set up by Shri Sai Karuna Sansthan Moradabad and Dandi Trust with the help of Mr. Nanda Kishore and Mrs. Madhuri Sharma from Rishikesh. The shivir was inaugurated by Shri Satpathyji on Makar Shankranti 14th January. On this occasion trustees and devotees from Delhi, Haryana, Assam, Uttrakhand and Uttar Pradesh were present. In the shivir a big pooja pandal has been set up with a Shirdi Sai idol placed there by Shri Satpathyji. Regular pooja archana and all the four artis are done regularly. Shri Satpathyji addressed the devotees on the evening of 14th January 2010. A camp bonfire was lit after dinner. Bhajans were sung by various devotees.
8th Vasantotsav at Sai Ka Aangan
Sai Ka Aangan celebrated the 8th Vasantotsav on the 20th of January 2010. This year a troupe of 22 reputed folk dancers came from the State of Orrisa and performed cosmic folk dances known as Mayurbhanj Chauu. Despite very cold weather, a large number of Sai devotees attended from Gurgaon and Delhi. The cultural programme started with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by Shri C.B. Satpathyji and Smt. Meera Satpathy.

The evening began with a rendition of soulful bhajans by Smt Mangla Apte, a classical singer of repute, who spun magic into the atmosphere by her music. Thereafter, folk dancers took the stage and performed pulsating and vibrating cosmic dances Kailash Leela, Garud Vahan, Natraj and Maa Servadavium (Durga) which enthralled the audience.
Launch of “Living With Sai – Sai Ke Saath”
Sai Ka Aangan and Times Music organized the launch of a spiritual music album on 24th December 2009. Titled “Living with Sai – Sai Ke Saath”, the album has been composed and written by Shri C.B. Satpathyji. Eminent singers Shankar Mahadevan, Suresh Wadkar, Sadhna Sargam, Sukhwinder Singh and Shilpa Rao have given their voice for these heartfelt and soul-stirring verses which have been written in the most meaningful and contemporary style.

The former Chief Justice of India Shri V. N. Khare released the CD amidst thunderous applause. Dr Vijay Kelkar, Chairman, Thirteenth Finance Commission and Actress Tanuja were Guests of Honour and also addressed the gathering. Shri Satpathyji advised Sai devotees to experience the message of Shri Sai in their day to day life through the values of togetherness, compassion and love. The event was shown live via internet all around the globe.
Pran Pratistha and Inauguration of the Shirdi Sai Baba temple at Bhanja Nagar, Orissa on 12.11.09.
Inauguration of 'Shri Sai Pooja Mandap (Assembly Hall for Pooja)' at the Shirdi Sai Temple, Berhampur, Orissa on 11.11.09
The assembly hall for pooja 'Shri Sai Pooja Mandap' at Shirdi Sai Temple, Berhampur was done by Revered Guruji Sri C B Satpathy Ji. The temple at Berhampur was built with the inspiration of Guruji about 10 years ago.

The inauguration ceremony started with the inauguration of Singha Dwar (Entrance Gater) of the temple by Guruji followed by the inauguration of Pooja Mandap. On this occassion felicitation of Guruji was done by the local devotees, in view of part of Guruji's childhood education in Berhampur. Inauguration of two books in Oriya 'Sai Satya Narayan Brata' and 'Sai Nava Gurvara Brata' was done by Guruji. Trustees and Devotees from different temples in Orissa as well as across India such as New Delhi, Assam, Chennai etc were present in the occassion.
Inauguration of Sri Gurubhagabata and Sri Jagannath Stabak Music CD in Oriya on 10.11.2009
Inauguration of Music CD in Oriya, containing 'Shri Guru Bhagabata' and 'Shri Jagannath Stabak' was done by Revered Guruji Sri C B Satpathy Ji at Shirdi Sai Temple, Tankapani Road, BBSR. Both are written and music composed by Guruji. Devotees from across India and different parts of Orissa participated in huge numbers in the ceremony.

The music composition of 'Shri Guru Bhagabata' contains 25 stanzas consisting of four lines each, which is part of the huge work of Guruji of utmost spiritual importance. The entire book delves on topics like the glory of Masters / Perfect Masters, Master - Disciple relationship, various kinds of spiritual practices and many more such related topics, spreading over about 4,000 stanzas.

'Shri Jagannath Stabak' consists of the praise of the glory of Lord Jagannath of Puri, Orissa. Lord Jagannath carries high level of spiritual importance, making Puri one of the most prominent places of spiritual worship in India.
International Sai Devotees Conference conducted at Chicago on 30th August 2009.
International conference of devotees of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba was conducted at Chicago on 30th of August, 2009. Devotees from across India and different countries all over the world participated in huge numbers in the conference.

Revered Guruji Sri C B Satpathy Ji inaugurated the function and addressed Sai devotees present in the function. For the first time devotees through out the world could watch the live telecast of the program via internet. Guruji told about Sai Devotion of this era and the importance of human life while addressing the devotees. He said that how a human being should lead his life after coming to this word can be clearly depicted from the living of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba. Due to his presence there even after his Samadhi, today the small village has transformed itself as a great spiritual centre to people from all religions. His spiritual perfection is still drawing innumerable devotees to him from all over the world and almost every day we get the news of a new temple of Baba coming up. As of date 17 temples have been inaugurated in USA itself. Guruji said that Sai Revolution will take a tremendous shape in coming days.

On this occasion Guruji installed an idol of Baba in the temple premises. Devotees assembled in large numbers in the temple premises to see and hear Guruji. Later in the evening a Bhajan Programe “Ek Shaam Sri Sai Ke Naam” was organised. Suresh Wadekar, the famous singer from Mumbai presented melodious bhajans participating in the function. Guruji felicitated him with “Pandit” name due to his contribution to classical & semi classical songs since lst 30 years and highly appreciated his devotion towards singing. Guruji also expressed that such qualitative singers will be felicitated in international level in future for their contribution.

International release of the famous Sai Mantra “Tubhyam Namami”, written, sung and composed by Guruji was done during the function followed by the pre release of the upcoming album containing bhajans on Baba, lyrics & composition by Guruji, sung by noted singers from Mumbai such as Suresh Wadekar, Sukhwinder, Shankar Mahadevan, Sadhana Sargam and Shilpa Rao.

More than 3000 devotees from Columbus, Washington, Chicago, Boston, Minneapolis along with the trustees from almost all the temples in USA attended the function. Devotees from outside countries such as Canada, Australia, England and South Africa along with representatives from New Delhi, Assam, Bihar, Shirdi and Andhra Pradesh in India also participated in the function. Families from Orissa, settled at USA also were present in the function and got the blessings of Guruji.
Prana Pratistha Ceremony at Houston 29th August 2009.
With Baba's grace the prayers of many devotess over several years for a spacious temple of Shirdi Sai Baba in Houston was done in the sacred hands of Revered Guruji Sri C B Satpathy Ji on 29th of August 2009. The idols of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba and Sri Jalaram Bapa were installed in the new temple.

Pranapratistha of Sri Ganesh idol was done early in the morning and then prana pratistha ceremony of the idol of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba was performed by Guruji in an atmosphere of great ecstasy and jubilation. Guruji gave a brief but memorable message to the devotees present from every nook and corner of the world. Trustees and devotees from different temples in Canada, Australia, UK, Johannesburg, Australia and different Trusts from India like New Delhi, Shirdi, Bihar, Assam etc were present in the occassion.
Revered Shri C B Satpathy Ji is known to one and all as "Guruji" or to some, simply the ever forgiving and protecting father. He is an ardent devotee of Shri Shirdi Sai Baba, and for him, Shri Shirdi Sai Baba is the ultimate reality.

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