In August 2017, New South Wales Region West hosted a multicultural, multi-faith community programme titled “ONENESS: Coming Together to Make Our World a Better Place.” This continued an Read More
Local doctors conducted a Healthy Ageing workshop, in partnership with Sathya Sai doctors, on 2nd April 2017 in Canberra, to promote healthy living in the elderly. These workshops, the first of Read More
Young Adults of the SSIO of Australia organised an annual blood donation drive to inspire people to donate blood, plasma, and platelets on a regular basis. The latest campaign Read More
During April 2017, Australian SSIO members organised many programmes as offerings of love and gratitude to Sathya Sai. In Western Australia, SSIO young adults offered Read More
SSIO members of Canberra, Australia, prepared birthing kits for women in disadvantaged communities around the world, to facilitate clean and safe childbirths. Over the past five years, more than Read More
On Earth Day, 22nd April 2017, young adults of the SSIO hosted a nature walk and outdoor session at Parramatta Lake, Sydney, focusing on the reduction of plastic waste and plastic use. They conducted a Read More
Three heart-warming programmes under the theme, Heal the World, highlighted the 2017 Guru Poornima celebrations in New South Wales. First, on 2nd July 2017, 90 SSIO members SSIO teamed up with the Read More
The Sathya Sai International Organisation (SSIO) of Australia held its National Conference from 14th to 17th April 2017 in Melbourne. 570 delegates from around Australia attended, along with 62 children who took part Read More
In May 2017, Australians celebrated Easwaramma Day with great joy. In Canberra, SSIO members joined 4,000 local walkers in this year’s 5-km Mother’s Day Classic Walk.
In New South Wales Region East, more than 300 people attended a beautiful event – a festive Sai Wonderland, created by the SSIO at the Strathfield Girls High School on 6th May 2017. Young adults and children dressed up as fictional characters inspired by the children’s classic, Alice in Wonderland. By their hard work, SSE students brought to life an impressive art exhibition, focused on three different topics: Spirit of Sacrifice, Devotion to God, and Love for the Motherland.
The Sathya Sai Centre of Bonnyrigg, a suburb of Sydney, and SSIO members from the New South Wales Region West participated in an interfaith event held by the Fairfield City Council on 13th May 2017. About 500 people attended the inspiring event, a celebration of the many cultures and faiths represented in that area.
SSE students took a prominent role in the Easwaramma Day celebrations of the Sathya Sai Centre of Blacktown, in Sydney’s western suburbs. The children narrated the story of Easwaramma and presented a mime performance, titled “Service to Mother Land,” to underscore the importance of living in peace, following Sathya Sai’s teachings on religious harmony. SSE students, ages two to eleven, also dedicated a song and a dance in honour of Mother Earth.
About 150 SSIO members celebrated Mother’s Day in Victoria Region West, in conjunction with Easwaramma Day. Another 100 people attended the Easwaramma Day celebrations in the Victoria Region East. SSE children of the local Sathya Sai Centres showcased four dramas, on the theme, “Walking in His Footsteps.” The programme was designed to help the children develop teamwork, collaboration, creativity, confidence, and practical application of Sathya Sai Baba’s teachings.
The Sathya Sai Centre of Springvale observed Buddha Poornima in conjunction with Mother’s Day, featuring unity-of-faith prayers.
In New South Wales (NSW), Christmas was celebrated at St. Brigid’s Catholic Church, Marrickville. The theme for the event, attended by 150 people, was “Joy to the World.” The peaceful ambience of the church offered a Read More