On 29th April 2016, members of the SSIO attended a Labour Day event organised under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development. The programme, titled “All Together in the Emirates of Zayed,” took place at Al Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, to felicitate organisations rendering services to local workers. Read More
The ISSE of South Europe and the SSIO of Greece jointly held a series of seminars to introduce SSEHV to the general public. The free events were Read More
Besides organising devotional activities, the Sai Study Group of Indonesia (SSGI) distributed food and 2,585 packages of daily necessities to underprivileged people. Volunteers also Read More
For the past five years, a group calling themselves “Love All, Serve All” has formed a strong bond with local people by working together to encourage the practice of human values. Comprised of 37 people, group members are residents of El Recuerdo, one of Bogotá’s poorest neighbourhoods. In late 2015, Sathya Sai Youth of Bogotá Read More
A six-kilometre Walk for Values was organised in Colombo on the morning of 24th April 2016 in observance of Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam. Many Sathya Sai Youth and members of the SSIO of Sri Lanka joined a large contingent of Sai Spiritual Education students to promote awareness of the universal human values Read More
On 24th April 2016, more than 10,000 Sathya Sai devotees flocked to Chatsworth Stadium in Durban, South Africa, to participate in a Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam event, a day of remembering Sathya Sai Baba. The day commenced with the procession of a golden chariot, following the tradition of Prasanthi Nilayam. After the opening ceremonies, distinguished guests shared messages of love. The Guest of Honour, the Honourable Senzo Mchunu, Premier of the province of KwaZulu-Natal, referred to the white dress of SSIO members as signifying purity and goodness. In an inspiring speech, he encouraged everyone Read More
In observance of Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam, 30 volunteers from various Sathya Sai Centres and Groups in the Emilia Romagna-Marche-Toscana regions offered hot meals on 24th April 2016 to more than 120 needy people. Lunch and dinner were both served at a soup kitchen in Faenza, in the province of Ravenna, Emilia Romagna, where Sathya Sai volunteers have served hot meals for more than 17 years. Additionally, 150 double packets of food and 108 hygiene kits were distributed to families selected by the local government agency for social services, and 25 extra packets of food were distributed to large families. The Mayor of Faenza personally called the President of the local Sathya Sai Centre to thank them for the selfless service.
The Romanian Sathya Sai group has been in existence for more than 25 years. To observe Sathya Sai Baba’s life and message this year, a small group of Romanian Sathya Sai devotees held regular weekly devotional music sessions. In addition, every morning, before work, they held a short meeting invoking Sathya Sai Baba’s presence and guidance. The group thus gained a deeper understanding of the importance of their spiritual practice, and better appreciated Sathya Sai Baba’s eternal and universal message. They were thankful for the time spent with Bhagawan and for all He has given.
Sathya Sai organisation members across the USA conducted various service activities and deepened their spiritual practice in April 2016 in grateful observance of Bhagawan’s Mahasamadhi. Read More
The Stockholm Centre held bhajans on 23rd April 2016. Afterwards, eight SSIO members prepared vegetarian meals for the homeless. On 24th April, six volunteers served lunch to homeless people at the non-profit association, Ny Gemenskap. The simple meal of salad and pasta was enjoyed by many guests who returned for seconds and asked for food to be packed for taking with them.