SSSIO members of Zones 6 and 7 (countries of Europe) met in person for the first time after the COVID pandemic in the beautiful premises of Sai Prema, the spiritual center near Athens, Greece, from September 1-2, 2023. The meeting, with the theme of living in Sai and spreading His universal message, brought together 45 enthusiastic spiritual aspirants from 18 European countries in an atmosphere of love, joy, and spiritual upliftment.
Each day began with soul-stirring prayers, Vedam chanting, and devotional singing. Senior Prasanthi Council members Mr. Leonardo Gutter, Dr. Suresh Govind, and Ms. Marianne Meyer inspired everyone with speeches delivered online, highlighting the impact of service by SSSIO members. Other senior SSSIO officers shared uplifting talks and moving testimonials, both in person and online.
Presentations were given on humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine, Belgium, France, and Syria, as well as practical approaches to EnviroCare. Attendees also learned about the practice of regenerative organic agriculture at the Sai Prema farm, with the aim of expanding its application in other countries. SSSIO members were rejuvenated and spiritually uplifted at the end of the meeting.