On 22nd August 2015, the Ladies Wing organised a Skill Development Exhibition at the Sathya Sai Centre in Kathmandu. More than 500 people visited the exhibition to view the display of beads, cotton wicks, pickles, shopping bags, woollen socks, caps, sweaters and homemade sweets, Read More
The river Bagmati, which flows past the Pashupati temple, is believed to be a sacred river, and many people bathe in it every day. Unfortunately, the river is very polluted and unhygienic. To address this issue, Read More
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
A major earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck Nepal on 25th April 2015. The natural disaster wreaked havoc on a massive scale. Thousands of people have lost their lives, and an estimated 1.4 million people are without food. The densely populated capital city, Kathmandu, home to over a million people, was ravaged by the earthquake Read More
The SSIO of Nepal held interschool quiz competitions on the topic of spirituality, for 469 students from 34 schools, which included questions on the Sathya Sai International Organisation, human values, the Ramayana, the Bhagavad Gita, etc. Books on Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, His framed photographs, and trophy shields were distributed to participants. The school administration and students were pleased with the event and requested the SSIO to organise such events in the future.
On 5th–6th September 2014, the ISSE of Nepal conducted a two-day introductory training programme on EHV in eastern Nepal, for 300 private school teachers. In an inaugural speech, the district education officer of the Government of Nepal spoke glowingly about the significance of EHV in the present educational system. The ISSE of Nepal has trained 10,690 private school teachers and 3,848 master trainers in the department of education, Government of Nepal, besides providing talks on values-parenting to 2,238 parents.
On the occasion of Fathers’ Day, 25th August 2014, the SSIO of Nepal served lunch to 1,809 male inmates of five prisons. In Kathmandu, Read More
In some remote parts of Nepal, people have to travel long distances for drinking water. The SSIO of Nepal has completed several community drinking water projects to alleviate this hardship. The foundation stone for such a project was laid on Avatar Declaration Day, 20th October 2013, and the facility was formally opened on 7th June 2014. Sathya Sai volunteers provided 1,214 days of labour for laying 12,000 metres of pipe to bring water to 335 needy families in a sparsely populated hilly area. Read More
On 17th May 2014, a leading newspaper in Nepal published a story about a 99-year-old tribesman who was surviving on wild tubers. Due to drought, even the tubers were difficult to find, so that the elderly tribesman was starving for 17 days. Two volunteers from a Sathya Sai Centre immediately set out Read More
During January to April 2014, the Institute of Sathya Sai Education (ISSE) in Nepal organised a week-long training for 46 teachers. On 21st & 22nd March, a two-day training was given to 125 teachers at Itahari. A similar training programme was organised for 18 teachers at Charpane on 19th and 20th April 2014. From February to April 2014, the ISSE conducted introductory training courses for over 400 school teachers at Ghorahi, Kathmandu and Lamatar, Lalitpur. A SSEHV training was organised for the teachers of a leading private boarding school, at their request. Read More