Celebrating the joy of Youth, proclaiming “Love Is The Source … Love Is The Path … Love Is The Goal”, over 3200 Sai Youth from over 68 countries gathered at the spacious Sai Kulwant Hall marking the commencement of the first ever Sathya Sai World Youth Festival – 2016 on 12 July, in Prasanthi Nilayam. The theme for the 3-day festival is Love Is The Source … Love Is The Path … Love Is The Goal.
The Sai Baba devotees of Eastern region of Victoria will host Dato Jegadeesan of Malaysia. Jegadeesan is a former trade ambassador for Malaysia (hence the honorific Dato’) and a well known devotee of Sri Sathya Sai Baba who has visited Australia many times. He will be giving talks to youth and to members of the region, and the public on Saturday 4 June and on Sunday, 5 June at Blackburn South.
The Sai Young Adults are an integral part of the Sathya Sai International Organisation and follow their program enthusiastically. In all states, Sai Youth participate in a special offering to Swami – the preparation of birthing kits for those giving birth in inhospitable circumstances. Here, one Sai Youth shares the experience and the reflections that came while participating in this service project.
During Education Week – on Saturday, 30 August – NSW Regions East and West conducted a Family Fun Day in support a Local Council community environmental project protecting bats, possums and birds. Sai Youth were instrumental in providing activities for all who participated.