Sri Sathya Sai Center of Austin

Our center is open to everyone and newcomers visit us on the regular basis. If you would like to attend one of our devotional meetings and/or service projects, you may find more information about our activities below.

  Sathya Sai Center of Austin Location

The Sathya Sai Center of Austin is located at:

All Faith Chapel located inside the Austin State Hospital Complex
4110 Guadalupe, Austin , TX 78751


  Weekly Sai Center Schedule

Our center meets every Friday from 7:15 pm to 09:30 pm for its devotional and children spiritual education activities. Other special events and celebrations are also scheduled during the year. Visits at any other time of the week require an appointment.

  • 7:15 pm - 7:25 pm: Silent Meditation & Sai Spiritual Education (children)
  • 7:25 pm - 8:15 pm: Study Circle (adults) & Sai Spiritual Education (children)
  • 8:20 pm - 8:25 pm: General Announcements
  • 8:25 pm - 9:15 pm: Devotional Singing & Closing Prayers
  • 9:30 pm: Facilities Close

  Weekly Service Activities

Our service activities take place every Tuesday and Saturday, in addition to other sporadic local and regional service projects.
The regularly scheduled activities are listed below:

  • Breakfast & Lunch Soup Kitchen:
  • Weekly, every Saturday: Breakfast: 7:00 - 8:30 am, Lunch: 8:15 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Corner of 7th and Neches in Downtown Austin
  • Soup Kitchen Cook Book

    The Austin Sai Center Centre provides breakfast and lunch every Saturday at a downtown location. We use the premises and infrastructure of another charitable institution called “Caritas” and serve about 400 to 600 people with Breakfast and Lunch. The menu comprises Sandwiches, cereals, fruits and juice for the breakfast whilst the lunch menu has cooked item like pasta or soup besides fruits, cakes, bread items and ice tea.

    Our breakfast team prepare the items and lay them on trays and also set up the juice and water counters. Breakfast service commences at seven and closes at nine. This is followed by clean up of dining and kitchen areas. From here on our lunch service volunteers takeover and start the preparatory activities inclusive of a hot food preparation. Lunch service commences at 11AM and closes at 1PM. This is followed by cleaning and disposal of trash to leave the premises and facility in the same status before our use. By 3PM our volunteers return back home after a satisfying day’s service and continue retaining the joy of this activity for few more hours till their next turn comes.

  • Nursing Home Visits:
  • 4th Saturday of Each Month, 10:30am - 11:30 pm
  • Location: 3509 Rogge Lane, Austin TX 78723

    Once a month, a few members of the Austin Sai Center devote time to spend with the underprivileged, and many times forgotten residents of a local nursing home in East Austin. The activities take place every fourth Saturday of the month for about 1 1/2 hours, and involve fun games such as bingo, music and snacks.

  • Elementary School Tutoring:
  • Every Monday from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Allison: 515 Vargas Rd, Austin, TX 78741
  • Baghdad: 800 Deercreek Ln Leander, TX 78641
  • Every Tuesday from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • McBee: 1101 W Braker Ln Austin, TX 78758

    On the education front, we have been conducting after school tutoring at McBee, Allison and Baghdad Elementary schools which primarily have children from low-income families. In association with the School authorities we have devised a curriculum to teach the children Mathematics and help with the TAKS test preparation. Further, as part of total development, children are encouraged to learn and play mental games like chess. Children are provided with light snacks also.

    This activity is conducted every Monday and Tuesday from 5.30PM - 7.00PM. About fifty to sixty children attend and benefit from this program. The experience and feedback from the school authorities is positive and favourable. We the members of the Austin Sai Centre have the satisfaction of making and seeing few young ones smiling.


  Contact Information and Additional Links

For questions and/or comprehensive information about Sathya Sai Baba, the International Sathya Sai Organization or the Sathya Sai Center of Austin, please contact the following:



 
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