Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) First Sathya Sai World Youth Festival, beginning at Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, will bring together youth from diverse global cultures, the organisers said.
The three-day conference, to be attended by thousands of youth from about 70 countries, is being organised by Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations India (SSSSO India) and Sathya Sai International Organisation (SSIO), a multi cultural spiritual service Organisation.
Central minister Piyush Goyal will inaugurate the conference. Former cricketer V.V.S. Laxman will be the guest of honour at the inaugural ceremony, said a statement from the organisers.
The participants include about 3,000 international youth delegates of Sathya Sai International Organization from countries like Serbia, Peru, Nepal, Kazakhstan, Ghana, Israel, Trinidad & Tobago and New Zealand. Around 1,300 delegates from various parts of India would also attend the event aimed at aaddressing the importance of human values amongst the youth, in daily lives and their practice through love and selfless service, for the betterment of the world.
The Sathya Sai International Organization devoted to spread the teachings of Sri Sathya Sai Baba and actively serves Sathya Sai devotees in over 120 countries around the world, the statement added.