Public Meetings in Countries of Zone 8

Public meetings are organised twice a year in Zone 8 countries to provide information about Bhagawan’s life and teachings, and about SSIO activities. In November 2014, more than 330 newcomers to the SSIO and 300 SSIO members from 44 cities attended public meetings in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. Read More

Bhagawan’s Birthday Celebration in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine

On 23rd November 2014, more than 1,000 people celebrated Bhagawan’s birthday at various locations in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. Inspirational talks, presentations, videos, devotional singing, and concerts were organised by Sathya Sai volunteers, SSE children, and teachers. Read More

Service to the Needy, Azerbaijan

Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, is located 28 metres below sea level, making it the world’s lowest-lying national capital and the largest city below sea level.  In October 2014, as a part of Serve the Planet project, 10 Sathya Sai volunteers visited a homeless shelter in Baku, and distributed detergent, dish soaps, light bulbs, paint for home interiors, faucets, and clothes, as well as baked goods to 41 children and their mothers.

2013 Avatar Declaration Day – Russia and Adjoining Countries

Over 310 participants from Russia and six adjoining countries lovingly served food to more than 1,100 people in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Kyrgyzstan. In addition to hot meals, fresh home-baked items, cookies and candy were distributed. Low-income families and people with disabilities were given food packages. Clothes, shoes, medicines and personal care products were also distributed to the needy. In some cities of Russia, volunteers also cleaned up areas near the food distribution sites. Read More