| How do I subscribe to Sanathana Sarathi?
Intimation about the change of address with complete details, namely, Name, Full Address with Door Number, Street Number, Post Box Number, City, State, Pin/Zip code and Country should be sent to: The Convener, Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust - Publications Division, Prasanthi Nilayam, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, 515134, INDIA along with remittance favouring The Convener, Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust - Publications Division, Prasanthi Nilayam with clear language specification.
In what languages is Sanathana Sarathi available?
The Magazine is published in
English and Telugu by Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications
Trust from Prasanthi Nilayam. Regional editions of the magazine are published from the regional/state head quarters by the respective Sathya Sai Organisational units/Publication Trusts/Boards. The Magazine is published in Assamese, Bengali, Gujarathi, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Sindhi and Tamil apart from some foreign languages.
What is the subscription rate for Sanathana Sarathi?
Subscription for English and Telugu
are accepted for a minimum of one year and maximum of
three years. The rates are as follows with effect from 1st March 2009:
| 1 Year
|| Rs. 75
|| INR 850/USD19/GBP 13/EUR13/CAD22/AUD26
| 2 Years
| 3 Years
|| Rs. 225
| 1 Year
|| Rs. 60
|| INR 550/USD13/GBP 9/EUR9/CAD15/AUD17
| 2 Years
| 3 Years
|| Rs. 180
Indian Postal rates for Nepal and Bhutan have been changed to overseas postal rates. Hence, from 1st December 2008 subscribers from Nepal and Bhutan are requested to pay subscriptions for Sanathana Sarathi as per following rates:
Ind Rs. 600/-
Note : 1. Subscriptions can be made for a period of 1 or 2 or 3 years at a time.
2. No additional amount need be paid for the remaining subscription period by those subscribers who have already paid.
Is Life Subscription/Membership available for Sanathana Sarathi?
Life subscription is not available for Sanathana Sarathi
How do I make remittance towards subscription to the Magazine?
fees can be paid by cash at our counters in Prasanthi
Nilayam, Brindavan (Kadugodi, Bangalore) or any of the
State Organisations against proper receipt. Subscription
can also be paid through Indian Money Order, Postal
Orders, Bank Draft drawn in favour of The Convener,
Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust, Prasanthi
can be paid by cash at our counters in Prasanthi Nilayam,
Brindavan (Kadugodi, Bangalore) or any of the State
Organisations against proper receipt. Subscription can
also be paid through International Money Orders, Bank
Drafts, British Postal Orders, Personal Cheques. Rupee
Instruments should be payable in India. Instruments
in freely convertible foreign currency should be drawn
payable in the capital city or main commercial city of
the country, where it is drawn. Instruments
which are drawn payable in other places will attract
charges from the overseas bank/postal authorities resulting
in insufficient funds for subscription. Please ensure
that instruments drawn in convertible foreign currencies
are payable without any deduction of charges. (e.g.,
USD instruments payable in New York, Sterling instruments
payable in London, U.K., Euro instrument payable in
Please note that early clearance of the remittance is facilitated thru' Demand Draft payment.
Is it possible to extend the subscription period by the number of issues missed (not received)?
Subscription will not be extended by the number of issues 'not received'. In such cases of non-receipt it is advised to intimate the same via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org to enable the office verify and do the needful.
Upon verification if it is found that copies have been despatched as per the schedule, the party will be sent an electronic version(s) of the missing copy(ies) with a request to verify with the local post office; and if the copies have not been despatched as per schedule, missing copy(ies) will be sent to the party without further delay, with due apology.
I have already subscribed to the Magazine some months back, but have not been receiving my copies...Please clarify?
Sanathana Sarathi is despatched from
Prasanthi Nilayam on the 10th and 23rd of every month
for English and Telugu version respectively. All subscriptions enrolled till 5th of every month will included in the mailing list for the particular month.
The reasons for non-receipt could be
either wrong delivery, lose in transit or incomplete
address. If the copy is not received after ten days of the above mentioned dates you are advised to contact us either at 08555-287375 or at email@example.com furnishing details thereof.
Is change of language possible from English to Telugu and vice-versa?
At any point of time during the period of
validity change of language is possible between English and Telugu. As the Magazine in other languages
is published from different regional headquarters it
is not possible to interchange languages between English/Telugu
with other languages.
How do I notify change of address?
Any change in subscriber’s address should be intimated
immediately giving the seven digit alpha numeric subscription
number alongwith old address and the proposed new address in full.
While change of address from Overseas
to India is permissible, change of address from India
to overseas location is not accepted unless differences
in subscription rates are paid for the full year. If
the overseas subscriber wants the magazine to be sent
to an Indian address for a few months and subsequently
shift back to his overseas address, this can be done
with advance intimation.
Is it permitted to change the address from Overseas to India and vice-versa for a temporary phase during the subscription period?
It is permitted to change the address from Overseas location to any Indian location, condition being, the same should be intimated to the Book Trust in advance quoting the seven digit alpha numeric subscription number and the proposed new address specifying the exact period.
case of address change from original overseas location
to another location the subscriber can
do so by intimating us in advance about his move furnishing
details of his latest address and the month from which
he will be back at his original location.
case you want to change your mailing address to an Indian location, instead of your original
location in Overseas, you may intimate the same well
in advance quoting your seven digit alpha numeric subscription
number and address for the new location and the month
by when you want the address to be reverted back to
the original location.
Is it possible to send gift subscription to a friend living abroad?
It is possible to do so. The addressee details in full along with remittance should be sent to The Convener, Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust - Publications Division, Prasanthi Nilayam, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, 515134, INDIA. If you wish to notify your name and address to the addressee referred to, you may furnish your details along with.
Is online remittance accepted towards subscription to Sanathana Sarathi?
This facility is not available at present for fresh subscriptions. Those who have account with Book Trust may do so by intimating their details via e-mail, for fresh subscription as well as for renewal, and upon receiving the intimation their name(s) will be enrolled or subscription will be renewed. In the case of fresh subscription the subscription number will be intimated subsequently.
What are the foreign currencies accepted by your
bankers towards subscription to Sanathana Sarathi?
Indian Rupees, Euro, US Dollar, UK
Sterling Pounds are preferred by our bankers and hence these currencies are desirable considering the banking and exchange facilities available at Prasanthi Nilayam.
When do I receive the magazine every month?
The English edition is slated for posting on the 10th and the Telugu version on the 23rd of every month. Transit time within India should take a maximum of 10 days, and for overseas destinations the same should be 15 days. Devotees across the world may please take notice that as the magazine is sent for bulk posting at Prasanthi Nilayam Post Office, it does take some extra time at the Post Office for sorting before desaptching to various zone around the world, and hence slight delay at times.
DEVOTEES FROM CANADA MAY PLEASE NOTE...
Devotees from Canada may please avoid sending Canadian Postal Money Order in US Dollar denomination as heavy commission is charged by bankers on Canadian Postal Order and credit will be received after substantial delay.
It is desirable to send remittance through Demand Draft either in Indian Rupees or in Canadian Dollars. For Canadian Postal Orders, Canada Postal Service will be deducting service charges, a minimum of 5 Canadian Dollars and hence it will be difficult to meet the demand fully. In case if you opt to remit in Canadian Postal Order, you may please remit Canadian Dollar 20.
DO NOT COMBINE REMITTANCE...
Please do not combine Sanathana Sarathi subscriptions
with payments for any other magazines.
We accept subscriptions to Sanathana Sarathi only and
any combined remittance for magazines namely Bal Vikas
etc. are not acceptable and the instrument
shall be returned. Bal Vikas magazine is published from
literary contribution for publishing in Sanathana Sarathi
can be sent to the Editor, Sanathana Sarathi,Sri Sathya
Sai Sadhana Trust - Publications Division, Prasanthi Nilayam
515134 or can be sent by mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The publisher reserves the right for final decision
on these literary offerings.
Printed and Published by Sri K. S. RAJAN
Convener, Sri Sathya
Sai Sadhana Trust - Publications Division on behalf of Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust - Publications Division,
Prasanthi Nilayam, Anantapur Dist., Andhra Pradesh,
515134 at Sri Sathya Sai Books & Publications Press,
Prasanthi Nilayam - 515134 (A.P)
Asst. Editor: Sri P. Rajesh
Editor:Sri B.V. Ramana Rao
Asst. Editor: Sri V. Srinivasulu
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