Seva (selfless service) can be identified by means of two basic characteristics: compassion and willingness to sacrifice.
Sathya Sai Speaks, Vol. 15 Ch. 31, November 19, 1981

News and Announcements

Birthday Letter 2017

During this auspicious period of Sathya Sai Baba's Birthday, let us dive deep into His four Mahavakyas: "Love All – Serve All. Help Ever – Hurt Never" and practice them in our daily lives.

Avatar Declaration Day 2017 - Global Initiatives

SSIO will celebrate Avatar Declaration Day on October 20th with two global initiatives: “Serve the Planet" and "Akhanda Gayatri Chanting".

Akhanda Gayatri Chanting

Sacred programme of chanting of the Gayatri round the clock, all over the world

Hurricane Harvey, USA

SSIO disaster relief update for Category 4 Hurricane Harvey that has wreaked havoc around the entire Houston and Texas Coast area in the USA.

Humanitarian Relief Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Relief services in Texas and US Virgin Islands

Resources for Observing Earth Day

Sathya Sai Young Adults have prepared resources on spirituality and environmental protection, as part of the ‘Serve The Planet’ (STP) project.

Featured Articles

Offering from Shalom Group of Australia

The Shalom Group came together to sing songs from the Jewish faith that promote peace and harmony on December 26th, 2005.

SSIO Annual Report 2016-2017

Summary of Worldwide Educational, Service, and Spiritual Activities of the SSIO in 2016-17

A True Birthday Gift

Loving all beings and practising His teachings are the best gifts to offer the Lord.

Transformation through Motherhood

Ladies Day is celebrated on the 19th November each year. On the occasion of Ladies Day this year, Jenny Monson shares the power of motherhood for her own transformation.

The Origin of Akhanda Bhajan

In 1974, Sathya Sai Baba directed that the auspicious event of Akhanda bhajan (non-stop twenty-four-hour devotional singing) should become a global event. This article shares the story that began it.

The “Sai Ram” Greeting

Devotees of Sathya Sai Baba frequently say “Sai Ram” when greeting each other. This article describes the beautiful inner meaning of this tradition that originated over 50 years ago.

Reflections of Sai

The Sadhana of Love team is reaching out to all Young Adults from around the world to share their Sai experiences.

Proceedings from Sathya Sai International Medical Conference 2017

Summary of activities from the 2017 Sathya Sai International Medical Conference, which was held in Anaheim, California on September 2-3, 2017

Sathya Sai International Medical Conference Awards Ceremony

Awards ceremony to celebrate the exemplary and dedicated work of healthcare professionals and volunteers who have supported the Sathya Sai Global Health Mission

Updated: 10th World Conference Proceedings

A new 96-page book with comprehensive summary of the Proceedings of the Tenth World Conference held in Prasanthi Nilayam in November 2015