Special Needs Facilities
Wheelchair Users: Special arrangements will only be made for wheelchair users. They must bring their own wheelchair and should be accompanied by an able-bodied helper, aged 16 or over. There will be a designated area for all wheelchair users inside the Satsang Hall.Those wishing to secure a space in this area, please contact your coordinator / secretary before the 31st of July 2018.
Wheelchair users who wish to use the simultaneous translation / hearing impared facility must also contact their coordinator / secretary before the 31st of July 2018.
Elderly and those with restricted mobility: There will only be chair seating inside the Satsang Hall, so elderly members of the sangat and those with restricted mobility will not have a problem acquiring a seat.
Vehicles will be available to pick up the elderly or those with mobility problems from the pick-up points in the parking areas and bring them to the main building entrance, where sevadars with wheelchairs will assist them, if required, to enter the Satsang Hall (please refer to the RSSB Centre Map to locate these pick-up points). No Special Needs pass is required for this facility.
Other than temporary wheelchair transport from the main building entrance to the Satsang Hall, the Centre will not provide any wheelchair for use during the visit.
Please click here for details of a local company where wheelchair or any other medical equipment may be rented.
Only minor medical problems arising on the day suddenly, unexpectedly and urgent medical situations will be dealt with by the First Aid service. All other cases will be referred to local clinics or hospitals. The First Aid facility is not a clinic for consultations, dispensing of medication nor a source of medical advise for pre-existing conditions. Visitors are strongly advised to travel with proper medical insurance, required medications, and are expected to take care of their own medical needs.
Please click here for a list of local hospitals, urgent care centres and pharmacies.
Lost and Found
Mobile phones, electronic games, cameras, binoculars, laser pointers, ipads, laptops, tablets, MP3 players, smartwatches, fitness bands, audio & video recorders, or any other electronic items must not be brought into the premises.Tobacco including e-cigarrettes and lighters are also not allowed in any area of the Satsang Centre. Anybody carrying any of these items must deposit them in the Lost and Found Counters located in all parking areas. Please note that the deposited items can only be collected upon your departure from the centre. Any items lost or found may be claimed from or reported to the Lost and Found counters. All unclaimed lost property will be disposed of one month after the event.
Books, CDs, DVDs, photos, audio and videotapes on Sant Mat will be available in different languages. The bookstall will open immediately after the Satsang Programme until 1:30pm.
A pre-packed meal consisting of a wrap, cereal bar, apple and juice will be available after the Satsang Programme at a cost of 2,80 Euros. Pre-packed meals may be picked up immediately after the Satsang Programme in the basement area of the main building. Coupons will be sold in advance at your local centre until the 31st of July 2018, so please contact your coordinator / secretary to purchase them. For each day there will be a different colour coupon and these will be valid only on their designated day. Although coupons for the day will also be available for sale during the event at designated counters, please note that these will be very limited in number, hence the sangat is advised to purchase their coupons in advance at their local centres if they do not wish to remain without a pre-packed meal.
Please note that for Health & Safety reasons the wraps should be consumed on site and not taken away for evening consumption.
Tea (only served before Satsang)
Tea and biscuits will be served in the pre-packed lunch area in the basement of the main building from 6:00am to 8:00am on all 3 days of the Satsang Programme. The cost per item will be 20 cents each to be paid on the spot (no tickets will be sold in advance). We request all those going to the Family Area (those attending with children) and wishing to have tea, to please have it before entering the Family Area, as once inside the Family Area, they will not be allowed to leave until after the Satsang Programme is over. Please note that tea will not be served in the Family Area.
Drinking water is available at the water stalls throughout the premises.
Please respect the environment and use the rubbish bins provided for any litter.
The average temperature in Malaga in September is 18/27°C (64/80°F). A light sweater or jacket may be required in the early mornings and late evenings. The weather is mostly sunny with a light breeze and a slight chance of showers.
Useful Telephone Numbers
For a list of useful telephone numbers that includes emergency services, airlines and trains please click here.
From the 14th of September 2018, inquiries about the Satsang Programme can be made by phone from 10:00am to 2:00pm and from 4:00pm to 8:00pm by calling the following numbers:
Tel.: +34 952 41 46 79 / +34 952 41 64 15.
Prior to the 14th of September 2018, for any information, please contact your coordinator or secretary.
A RSSB Information Desk will be set up at Malaga airport opposite belt number 37 at the arrival area, and will be operating on Wednesday 26th September and Thursday 27th September from 10:00am to 9:00pm. Please note that various flights will not be arriving near this zone, hence sangat is requested to proceed to belt 37 if they wish to obtain any information about the event.
During the 3 day programme, there will be two Information Desks in the main building of the Satsang Centre, one at the main entrance and one at the second entrance (please refer to the RSSB Centre Map to locate them). These desks will remain open from 6:00am to 2:00pm on all three days of the Satsang Programme.