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Sri Sathya Sai Baba Organization

The Sri Sathya Sai Baba Organization is named after one of the most revered contemporary spiritual teachers. Sathya Sai Baba currently lives in Puttaparti in South India. Respecting all faiths is the creed of all members of the Sai Movement, so the Sri Sathya Sai Baba Organization is not an evangelical or proselytizing organization. Its fundamental objective is to awaken the divinity in all men and women: this is achieved by propagating, through practice and examples, the basic principles of the five eternal values of Truth, Right Conduct, Peace, Love and Non-violence. There are over 1,200 Sathya Sai Baba Centres in over 145 countries worldwide. Saskatchewan has had two Centres, in Regina and Saskatoon, since the 1980s. They jointly hosted a retreat in 1999 with an attendance of about 400 spiritual seekers. Their service activities include involvement with the home care and hospital patients; seniors’ homes; the Food Bank; Habitat for Humanity; tree planting, and so on. Sai Baba Centres conduct a nine-year program of Sathya Sai Spiritual Education known as EDUCARE for Children aged five to fifteen, free of cost; the curriculum includes study of the major religions of the world and Education in Human Values. The Sai Organization in Saskatchewan is working under the guidance of Sri Sathya Sai Baba towards individual and societal transformation using the four principles that he laid down: “There is only one Religion, the religion of love; there is only one language, the language of the heart; there is only one caste, the caste of humanity; there is only one God, he is omnipresent.”

M.V. Kanchana

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