On 31st January 2015, more than 100 parents attended an educational workshop at the Kisaju Sathya Sai School auditorium. The headmaster welcomed the gathering, stressing the need for the development of human values in the children. The Chairman of the Board spoke about the ideal educational system according to the teachings of Sri Sathya Sai Baba. He reported that the school enrolment had increased from 163 to 179 students.
The 4th Annual Regional Youth Sai Conference of the Ural region of Russia, held late January 2015, was attended by 29 people. The conference theme was “Love in the Family: the Basis of Harmony in the World,” Read More
From 24th to 25th January 2015, 35 people attended a seminar offered by the ISSE of Kazakhstan. Nearly half of the participants were trainers or candidates for trainer roles, from five cities across Kazakhstan, including six first-time attendees.
On 24th and 25th January 2015, a seminar on bhajan singing was organised to deepen the understanding of devotional singing as a spiritual practice. The seminar included breathing exercises. During roundtable discussions, participants shared their personal experiences with devotional singing. It was noted that devotional singing harmonises our lives at various levels, provides inspiration for taking up service activities, and opens the heart.
To commemorate the 90th Birthday of Bhagawan, the Sathya Sai International Organisation (SSIO) is organising the Tenth World Conference in Prasanthi Nilayam in November 2015, with the theme: Love is the source; Love is the path; Love is the goal. In preparation, Pre-World Conferences are being held on the topics of love and selfless service, all over the world.
The first Pre-World Conference was held in Hong Kong from 23 to 25 January 2015. Read More
In honour of Avatar Declaration Day, on 20th October 2014, 161 volunteers from 12 Sathya Sai Centres and Groups in Germany served more than 200 refugee children, who had been forced to abandon their country and live in asylums. Read More
Sathya Sai volunteers from various countries travelled to a low-income community in Siem Reap, Cambodia in early 2014 and helped to renovate and build a village school that provides free English classes and day care for needy children. The school principal recounts the service activities of the Sathya Sai devotes in this short video. Read More
On 17th January 2015, the SSIO of Russia held a Sai Spiritual Education (SSE) seminar focused on the developmental characteristics of children ages 6–9, 9–12, and 12–15. There were 25 Sathya Sai members in attendance, as well as parents and grandparents of the children. SSE teachers from St. Petersburg, who organised the seminar, gave a presentation on the developmental stages of children in each age group. Sessions were organised on how to work with the children and the role of an SSE teacher. Read More
As part of the campaign, “We All Are the Sai Institute,” organised by the ISSE and the Central Council of Mexico, two public meetings on Sathya Sai Education in Human Values, on 16th and 19th January 2015, and a workshop on SSEHV from 21st–25th January were held in Mexico, led by Drs. Pal and Tehseen Dhall. Read More
The SSIO of Ukraine held an annual national conference in January 2015. The conference was organised to report on work done in 2014, to plan for 2015, and to share experiences. About 60 SSIO members from 10 Sathya Sai Centres and 2 Sathya Sai groups from 13 cities throughout Ukraine, participated in the conference. One notable session, conducted over two days, was devoted exclusively to questions and answers between the audience and senior SSIO leaders. Read More