In Meetings, Updates, Events and UpdatesNovember 18, 20235 Minutes

From Coast to Coast: Sri Madhusudan Sai’s Impactful Tour of America

Sharing his vision of a unified world

In a whirlwind tour spanning three weeks, Sri Madhusudan Sai, on a global mission promoting ‘one world, one family’, embarked on an inspiring journey across the United States. From dawn till dusk, each day unfolded with purpose as he met people across diverse backgrounds, passionately sharing his vision for a brighter, more equitable, and compassionate society. In this vision, every individual stands entitled to essential services like education, nutrition, and healthcare.

The journey began in New Jersey, where Sri Madhusudan Sai received not one but two special recognitions for his outstanding work. Decorated with a Joint Legislative Resolution and a Senate Commendation, his tireless dedication was acknowledged by prominent figures, setting the tone for the rest of his tour.

New York witnessed a heart-warming gesture as a four-year-old boy’s birthday wish to spend time with his Divine friend was fulfilled with a stroll around the Statue of Liberty. This exemplified the personal touch that Sri Madhusudan Sai brings to his mission, making every encounter special.

In Hamden, Connecticut, at the home of some devotees, a small gathering experienced a thought-provoking discourse on the ancient Indian philosophy of vasudhaiva kuṭumbakam – ‘one world, one family.’ Sri Madhusudan Sai’s words resonated, sparking contemplation and inspiring change.

The journey continued to Washington DC, where a meeting with accomplished alumni from IIT highlighted the importance of partnerships. A visit to Capitol Hill, the seat of the U.S. government, underscored the global significance of Sri Madhusudan Sai’s mission, emphasising the need for collaborative efforts.

Clarksdale, Mississippi, welcomed the inauguration of the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Medical Center. The Mississippi Delta, marked by a high poverty rate and grim medical statistics, has the least healthy population among all 50 states, as reported by the United Health Foundation. In response to this stark reality, Sri Madhusudan Sai initiated the establishment of the first Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Medical Center in 2019. As the demand for these essential services steadily increased, the Divine Will Foundation, established by Sri Madhusudan Sai in the USA, secured a more expansive location at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center campus. Generously granted by Coahoma County, this larger facility stands as a testament to the unwavering commitment to compassion and love inherent in Sri Madhusudan Sai’s vision. The medical center serves the disadvantaged population, embodying the transformative power of Sri Madhusudan Sai’s mission to provide healthcare to all, regardless of their ability to pay.

In Dallas, Texas, he engaged with corporate leaders and social innovators, fostering connections that align with his mission. A visit to the Karya Siddhi Hanuman temple added a spiritual dimension to his Texas sojourn.

At Stanford University’s School of Medicine, Sri Madhusudan Sai shared insights into his free healthcare model and discussed the newly established medical college, Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute for Medical Sciences and Research (SMSIMSR) in Muddenahalli, India. The event showcased the global impact of his vision, emphasising the importance of accessible healthcare for all.

The tour culminated in California, where he was the keynote speaker at the ‘India Rising’ event held at the University of Silicon Andhra. The exchange of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University marked the beginning of potential collaborations, solidifying his commitment to creating a global family.

His official trip concluded in Corona, with a public Satsang organised for the devotees on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. His message of ‘one world, one family’ resonated as he emphasised the significance of living a life based on need, not greed.

Sri Madhusudan Sai’s journey across America is a testament to the power of love in action—a journey that transcends boundaries, ignites hearts, and paves the way for a more compassionate and interconnected world.