National Youth Workshop in Mauritius

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.