Shirdi Sai Samaj Netherlands, (SSSNL) registered in Netherlands as a non-profit foundation under the name “Shirdi Sai Stichting Netherlands” with Chamber of Commerce number (KVK) – 62273639. The word “Samaj” is explicitly termed to showcase the spiritual community of Shirdi Sai devotees. Also “samaj” has been coined to specify that the place is not associated with any religion or a worship place like Temple /mosque / church as Baba does not belong to any religion.
Sabka Malik Ek (“One God governs all”)
The Samaj activities are organized and structured (as close as possible) to follow the principles and guidelines of Shirdi Sai Baba
” Baba respected the feelings of His devotees and allowed them to worship Him as they liked. Some waved Chamara or fans before Him, some played on musical instruments, some washed His hands and Feet, some others applied scent and chandan, some gave betel nut with leaves and other things, and some others offered naivedya. Though He looked like living in Shirdi, He was present everywhere. This all-pervasiveness of His way daily experienced by His devotees “
Devotees at SSSNL , takes care of samaj and also as per the above words devotees perform Aarti and pooja to worship Baba the way they wanted. Also, as a part of seva activities the Samaj has initiated with some services along with the local associations. Click here to know more..
“Give food to the hungry, water to the thirsty, and clothes to the naked. Then God will be pleased”
-Shri Sai Satcharitra Chapters XVII & XIX
The samaj and its activities were initiated by Shri. Rajaraman Santhanam in the year 2013 and as a outcome this non-profit foundation was formed on 05th January 2015 involving the devotees from Netherlands. The samaj is one of its kind and also the first Indian built Shirdi Sai samaj in nederlands.