Our Vision
 
Sewa Australia is a humanitarian non-profit, volunteer service organization inspired by the Sanathana dharma ethos of  Sewa hi Paramo Dharmaha” – Selfless service is the highest dharma [1]

 

 
Our Principles
 
Our principles are based on the eternal Indian teachings as below:
I. Serving Humanity is Serving God (in Sanskrit Nar sewa Narayan sewa).
II. All beings are one family  (Vasudaiva kutumbakam).
III. May all be happy; May all be free from sickness; (Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah; Sarve Santu Niramaya;)
May all see things good; and, May none have misery (Sarve Bhadrani Pashyantu; Ma: Kaschit Dukha: Bhag Bhavet;)
Om peace, peace, peace! (Om, Shanthih! Shanthih! Shanthihi!)
 

 

Our Objectives
 
The Objectives of SEWA AUSTRALIA are set out below:
 

 

a) Organisation of Charitable and Relief activities and setting up of a Public fund in fulfillment of the activities below[Sunil to reformat the sentence]
 
i) Provide relief to persons from suffering, destitution and illness due to disability, old-age, injury or accident and death of a family member (s)
  
ii)  Conducting such other activities that are consistent with charitable and relief activities established under the public fund
 

b)  Community Development- Objectives under community development are as follows:[Anxillary activities – reformat]

 
i)Organise social, cultural and civic awareness activities for senior citizens of Indian origin to improve their social well being, mental health and support ongoing community integration
 
ii)Participate in national, state and local civic activities like Clean Up Australia and Tree Plantation Day
 
iii)Organise blood and bone marrow donations
 
iv)Volunteering and supporting important Indian community events , festivals and
 
v) Conducting such other activities that are consistent with the objectives of SEWA, which are deemed to be beneficial to the local, state and national community and are approved by the Management Committee.
 

 

C)      Advocacy- Objectives under advocacy as follows:
Promoting volunteerism and  social service amonst the Indian origin community in Australia
 
 
All activities will be carried out to all irrespective of race, nationality, religion, or sex.
 

 


[1] “Dharma in Sanskrit is a multi-faceted concept and is usually not translatable but the closest English meanings is akin to “the law or righteous practices which sustains the universe”