The Eighth All India Conference of the Office Bearers of the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations was held at Prasanthi Nilayam between 20th and 22nd November. Baba lit the lamp and inaugurated the Conference on 20th morning. Baba in His Inaugural Address, stressed on the need for character as the basic expression of devotion, and faith as the basic need for service. Sri Indulal Shah, Dr. S. Bhagavantam, Prof. V. K. Gokak, Sri A. K. Dutt, Justice K. Balakrishna Eradi, Dr. K. M. Mistry, and Smt. Shanta Nair addressed the delegates.
At the Valedictory function held in Poornachandra Auditorium on 22nd November, Sri Indulal Shah presented the recommendations of the Conference blessed by Baba. Prof. V. K Gokak addressed the delegates. Baba blessed the delegates with His Valedictory Message. The renowned singers Smt. Radha and Smt. Jayalakshmi gave a recital on this occasion.
In this conference, greater and sole importance was given to individual Sadhana. It was stated that every worker and his family members should carry out their personal Sadhana with utmost devotion and steadfastness. Only then could they realise the all pervasive nature of divinity and the inner significance of bhajans. The delegates were urged to carry out service activities so as to reflect spirituality in all aspects.