On 17th January and 14th February 2016, the SSIO of Italy organised educational workshops for families participating in SSE programmes, at the Mother Sai House near Milan. About 40 participants were divided into several age groups. The children engaged in various educational activities focusing on the core of Sathya Sai’s teachings on the five human values, as well as practising the principles of “Ceiling on Desires” and “Love All, Serve All.” Read More
At the invitation of the Canadian Institute of Sathya Sai Education (CISSE), Drs. Pal and Tehseen Dhall conducted parenting workshops, titled “Human Values: the Heart of Dynamic Parenting,” at the Sathya Sai School in Toronto. The workshops explored how parents can handle the increasing demands of their children alongside other stresses in their own lives. On 16th January 2016, 21 parents successfully completed the course Read More
Following the teaching of Sathya Sai Baba that understanding must come before adjustment, ten Sathya Sai Youth from Malaysia hosted a national interfaith youth event on 16th January 2016. The youth are leaders of the Friendship Group for Inter-religious Service (FGIS), Read More
About 120 youth from Sathya Sai Centres and Groups around the island attended a Sathya Sai National Youth Orientation Workshop on 10th January 2016 at Anandam, La Caverne, in the town of Vacoas, conducted by the SSIO National Youth Advisor, National Young Adult Representative, and President of the National Council of Mauritius. The National Youth Advisor stated the workshop’s intention of enabling youth leaders to develop an action plan for 2016. In addition to highlighting the goals of the SSIO of Mauritius, she highlighted the purpose of the Young Adult Forum, comprised of media, cultural, and sports units. The President of the National Council then discussed the upcoming Sathya Sai World Youth Festival, to take place in July 2016 in Prasanthi Nilayam, India, being organised to encourage young people to celebrate the joy of being a Sai Youth and to preserve and promote Swami’s teachings and legacy. He observed that about 300 Mauritian youth were expected to attend the festival. The National Youth Adult Representative exhorted everyone to earnestly practice the Sadhana of Love in preparation for the festival. Youth leaders and SSIO members then held workshops to develop a national youth action plan, which was presented in the afternoon, followed by a panel discussion.
Sathya Sai volunteers, including 7 youth and 5 children, celebrated Christmas and welcomed the New Year at Les Invalides, a home for 80 people with challenges, in Almaty on 4th January 2016. A specially written drama, titled “Four Wives” was performed for the residents, along with a violin recital, recitation of poems and a soulful medley of Christmas songs in Russian, Kazakh and English. Read More