2016-06

Community Service Project in Russia

During 11th–13th June 2016, about 40 volunteers, including 25 SSIO members, undertook various service projects in their local communities. In Novosibirsk, volunteers demolished old buildings and cleaned and weeded flower beds surrounding a monastery. In Kemerovo, volunteers washed walls, ceilings, and floors of municipal institutions. Near the rivers Yenisei and Aba Read More

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Conference in Northwest Russia

From 4th–7th May 2016, the SSIO hosted a conference in the northwest region of Russia near St. Petersburg. Approximately 183 SSIO members from Russia as well as six neighbouring countries participated in the conference, themed “Unity through Love, Love through Unity.” On the first day, Ms. Marianne Meyer, a director of the Sri Sathya Sai World Foundation and member of the Prasanthi Council, and Ms. Inga Pikullel addressed the group. Ms. Meyer emphasised Read More

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Serving the Underprivileged in Zone 8

Twice a year, SSIO members from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan serve food to the underprivileged, in a joint effort, on the same day. On 12th March this year, 327 Sathya Sai devotees came together to prepare food with loving care, and served over 1,300 people in 63 cities in Russia and adjoining countries. Read More

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Sathya Sai Education Conference in Moscow

The 14th Conference of Sathya Sai Education in Zone 8 of the SSIO was convened near Moscow during 25–27 March 2016. The meeting was attended by 88 teachers and educators from 29 cities in Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus. The conference theme was “Spiritual Education for children is Education for the whole world” and the conference symbol was the “Tree of Education”, Read More