The qualifications for membership are to be an eager aspirant for spiritual progress, to have full faith in the name that the Organization bears.
Sathya Sai Baba, April 21, 1967
Highlights and Announcements
The Sathya Sai International Organization - USA is organizing various relief efforts for communities affected by or recovering from recent disasters. Relief materials and essential supplies are being contributed towards this cause.
The Sathya Sai Baba Bookstore in Tustin, CA continues its long tradition of First Sunday meetings, a public outreach effort featuring prominent SSIO members, with the aim of introducing newcomers to Sai Baba and His teachings.
SSIO members in the Northeast Region gather annually to hold a bliss-filled music workshop aimed at learning multifaith spiritual songs in languages from all over the world.
Region 7 hosted its annual Women’s Mini Retreat (WMR) in 2016 with an inspired twist ~ spreading the retreat over the whole year and holding 3 different events in spring, fall and winter to address the facets of Inspiration, Introspection and Influencing.
USA Sai centers enthusiastically embraced A Day of Love and Devotion (April 24th) with a variety of activities, with many undertaking week long Go-Green Enviro-care activities in honor of Earth Day, April 22 and in conjunction with the SSIO’s global Serve the Planet (STP) Initiative.
More than ninety SSIO members attended the first ever Regional Officers training program conducted by the National Council, SSIO-USA on February 18th and 19th, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The training program was specifically designed for regional officers, including Regional Young Adult (YA) Representatives, YA Advisors and Medical Camp coordinators from each of the ten regions.
The Sathya Sai Baba Centers of Fairfax, Loudoun, Baltimore and South Bethesda jointly held Akhand Bhajans (24-hour continuous devotional singing) at the Hindu Temple in Hyattsville, MD on Nov 14th-15th 2016. The event celebrated the 70th year of 24-hour devotional singing held in Saytha Sai Centers around the globe for peace, harmony and bliss for all mankind.