Sai-Lens - December 2018

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Announcement

“The future of the country depends on the skill and the sincerity of the youth. Therefore, the necessary enthusiasm and encouragement must be generated among the youth. All my hopes are based on the students, the youth. They are very dear to me.”

Sathya Sai Speaks IX (old edition), 34 , 1984

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Loving Sai Ram. I hope you all are well.

With Bhagawan’s blessings, it gives me immense pleasure to inform that we are planning to organise a Sathya Sai World Young Adults Event in 2021 in the abode of supreme peace, Prasanthi Nilayam.

Just like a garland which is strung together with a common thread, we all are united by the common thread of divinity and we rejoice in the privilege of having Swami in our life.

This event will celebrate our life with the divine where each one of you will have the opportunity to recharge your mind, body and soul, become energised, inspired, and devote time to your spiritual development whilst connecting with like-minded people.

This is an event of the Young Adults, by the Young Adults, for the Young Adults. Hence, this is OUR event, in which you have a golden opportunity to be part of the ever lasting legacy for future generations to come.

Therefore, we would like to hear your views in order to ensure that you take back memories of a lifetime from this truly historic event, and I kindly ask that you please complete this short survey and share your thoughts with us: Survey

Please share this with all Young Adults.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

With Love and Sai Ram,

Deviesh Tankaria
SSIO International Young Adults Coordinator

In Sathya Sai Baba’s discourse during the World Youth Conference in 1997, He revealed the important role of Young Adults in fulfilling a noble mission:

Young men and women, the world’s good fate, world’s progress is dependent on the transformation of the youth, today. Only when the youth transform themselves with good character, will the world be able to experience ideal virtues.

Sathya Sai Baba, World Youth Conference, 1997

The Sathya Sai Young Adults Programme (SSYAP) seeks to deliver this powerful message to the world through young adults worldwide. The Programme encourages men and women, between the ages of 18 and 40 (previously 35), to lead purposeful lives in service of their families, communities and countries by learning and practicing the spiritual principles revealed by the life, teachings and work of Sathya Sai Baba. Primary importance is given to holistic character development through both personal transformation and selfless service.

The International Young Adults Committee (IYAC) is established under the auspices of the Prasanthi Council and works with its guidance. The IYAC comprises of the International Young Adult Coordinator and the 11 Zonal Young Adult Representatives. Together, they coordinate and lead the SSYAP around the world.

IYAC Subcommittees

The formation of YA subcommittees was included in the resolutions of the Sathya Sai World Youth Festival in July 2016, where around 3,000 young adults from 50 countries gathered in Prasanthi Nilayam.;The ultimate goal is to actively encourage and inspire Young Adults around the world to progress on their spiritual journey.

Each of the seven subcommittees is comprised of Sai Young Adults from around the world who are talented and motivated, with the yearning and skills to serve. Their efforts build a firm foundation by which these subcommittees can become long-term initiatives serving all members of the SSIO, and beyond.

The seven subcommittees are as follows:

More information on each of the Sai Young Adults Subcommittees is in this document: YA subcommittees

For further information about the YA subcommittees or the YA Programme, please contact:
yacoordinator@sathyasai.org