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Meeting of Zone 8 Countries

In late February 2020, more than 30 people attended the annual meeting of the SSIO of Zone 8 in the Leningrad Region. Representative of each country and region of the SSIO discussed their accomplishments as well as challenges faced. The evening programme included devotional songs,…

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Conference of the Northwest Region of Russia

In early February 2020, 55 SSIO members from five cities in Northwest Russia attended the 19th Conference of the northwest region. The theme of the conference was “Unity is Divinity – Purity is Enlightenment”. SSIO activities during 2019 were reviewed through music, video, games, and…

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Mahashivaratri Celebrations in Russia

More than 40 people from seven Russian cities celebrated Mahashivarathri during the night of 21–22 February 2020. The evening began with a pre-recorded video talk by Dr. Narendranath Reddy, Chairman, SSIO on the significance of Mahashivarathri, followed by chanting mantras and singing devotional songs. In…

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Regional Conference in Central Russia

“Unity is Divinity; Purity is Enlightenment” was the theme of the 17th Regional Conference organised in the central region of Russia in early January 2020.  Over 50 participants reported on various activities being carried out in their respective Sai Centres, including programmes for the children…

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Public Events across Zone 8

More than 900 people attended a series of public meetings in 46 cities across Zone 8 between 3rd and 20th November 2019. The meetings were held in offices and museums, motels and libraries, and various educational institutes. Sathya Sai Baba’s teachings, including human values, were…

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Serving the needy in Zone 8

In early October 2019, over 200 volunteers from Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan served food to about 1,200 needy people in various locations. Food items included hot porridge (rice, buckwheat, wheat) with vegetables, muffins, tea, coffee, fruit drinks, sweets, cookies and gingerbread…

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Volunteer camp in South Russia

During mid-June 2019, SSIO volunteers from six cities in Russia participated in a camp in a village in the Southern region of the country. They constructed a house for a young family whose head of the household was unable to work for a year, following…

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International Camp in South Russia

In early August 2019, 132 volunteers from USA, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and UK took part in an international volunteer camp in the northwest region of Russia. Organised about 240 km from St. Petersburg, the camp included activities in medical services, repair and construction, social services…

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