Buddha Poornima Celebrations in Prasanthi Nilayam

Buddha Poornima celebrations on 3rd and 4th May 2015 in Prasanthi Nilayam, commemorated Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and attainment of Pari-Nirvana. Pilgrims from Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, Lao PDR, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan joined in the event, themed “Metta – Loving Kindness.” The two-day programme Read More

Medical Camp and Village Improvement, Lao PDR

The SSIO of Lao PDR implemented a village improvement programme in 2014, focusing on three villages in the Dakchung province. These villages are in a very remote area and inhabited by the poorest people in the country. In partnership with the Lao PDR Government, community leaders, and others, the SSIO endeavoured to improve the living conditions of the villagers. Read More

Serving Blind Children in Lao PDR

Sathya Sai volunteers have served food to blind children on the 23rd of every month for the past 12 years at a local school in Lao PDR that houses 43 children currently. On 19th July 2014, as a part of a new service initiative titled “United Hearts for Sai Children,” about 20 Sathya Sai youth and SSEHV students washed and cut the blind children’s hair and trimmed their nails. Read More