The 14th Conference of Sathya Sai Education in Zone 8 of the SSIO was convened near Moscow during 25–27 March 2016. The meeting was attended by 88 teachers and educators from 29 cities in Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus. The conference theme was “Spiritual Education for children is Education for the whole world” and the conference symbol was the “Tree of Education”, with the roots being the teachings of Sathya Sai Baba and the tree trunk being the principles and methods of Educare. The branches and leaves represented the evolving work of Sathya Sai Education in Human Values, and the flowers and fruits represented the lessons, scenarios, projects, and methodologies used in education. The conference drew attention to the important role of the teacher in the spiritual education of children. Teachers gave inspiring talks based on their work experience, moderated classes or workshops and performed delightful dances and songs. The conference reinforced the conviction in each teacher that he or she was a worthy instrument of Baba, which provided a strong impetus for generating new ideas and plans in educational areas. In conclusion, the symbolic Sathya Sai Tree of Education, with its beautiful branches, leaves, flowers and fruits, was offered at the feet of the Lord, accompanied by a universal prayer for spiritual education for children all over the world. The event closed with the song, “I see, I see you, I see you in everything.”
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