General Meeting in Netherlands

The Sathya Sai International Organisation of Netherlands convened a general meeting at College Heemlanden in Houten, a suburb of Ulrecht, fourth largest city in the Netherlands, on 19th March 2016. An estimated 200 SSIO members and others attended the inspiring meeting where the workshops held during the 10th World Conference were discussed, including ways for the SSIO to reach out Read More

Retreat in West Virginia, USA

The SSIO of USA, Mid-Atlantic Region held a retreat, “Weekend of Sailence” on 18–20 March 2016, at the Great Barn of Claymont Court in Charles Town, West Virginia. The programme, attended by 50 people, featured devotional singing, chanting, and meditation. In an inspiring talk, Dr. Indira Hewlett touched on various meditation techniques on the first day. Read More

Cyclone Winston Disaster Relief in Fiji

After a Category 5 cyclone struck Fiji on 20 February 2016, the Sathya Sai International Organisation of Zone 3 – Australia and Papua New Guinea, Fiji and New Zealand, sprang into action immediately. Sathya Sai volunteers started offering hot meals, food packets, drinking water, clothes and medical care to the victims of the natural disaster. Read More

Meeting in Mother Sai House in Italy

Families of children participating in the Sai Spiritual Education (SSE) programme in Northern Italy and Canton Ticino in Switzerland attended a meeting at the Mother Sai House, in Varallo Pombia, near Milan, on 13th March 2016. About 33 people came together for this educational event, which began with a universal prayer, human values songs, and an inspirational quote from Sathya Sai Baba. Read More

Educational Programme in Faenza, Italy

On 12th March 2016, 47 people, including 30 children, attended an educational programme at the Sathya Sai Centre of Faenza (Ravenna) in Italy as part of the “Serve The Planet” initiative. The event attracted various ethnic groups, including disadvantaged people of African origin. The initiative was organised by the Educational Wing of the Emilia Romagna-Marche-Toscana region in order to meet the children and their parents who are receiving social services from the municipality of Faenza. In addition, resident families of foreigners who face local challenges, were invited to spend a relaxing afternoon, filled with love and joy. During the afternoon event, 18 members of the local Sathya Sai Centres and Groups led different activities, including group singing and skits. Children were presented with T-shirts with the logo of the initiative and an uplifting quote by Sathya Sai Baba. Clothes were distributed to the parents of the needy children. The guests sang inspiring hymns from their native cultures, bringing the event to a close in an atmosphere of unity and joy.

Drinking Water Project at Baraha, Nepal

About 200 people attended a ceremony for laying the foundation stone for a Sri Sathya Sai Community Drinking Water Project at Baraha, a village in the mountains of the Gorkha district that was badly damaged during the massive earthquake of 2015. The facility will provide drinking water to 70 families, serving about 350 people in all.