Rumours are a mainstay of Sai Baba’s fame Remarkably, however, his ashrams and movement are certainly far more subject to rumours and unconfirmable stories… and Sathya Sai Baba is in fact the chief rumour monger himself
Sathya_Sai_Baba Rumours, failed predictions and false promises Distant healing, rumoured predictions by Sai Baba of world catastrophe circulated and reported widely, not quashed by SB (attracts many fearful devotees to his supposedly invulnerable ashrams)
Deceptions, rumours and lies by Sathya Sai Baba He is known actively to spread rumours enhancing his ‘mystery’
Use of rumours to gain Sai Baba followers The rumour mill is a key instrument … Sai Baba and his inner coterie Rumour and delusion spread by Sai Baba
Disaster stories told by Sai Baba to impress visitors Many of the unconfirmable and uncontrollable rumours are an important part of his attraction, not least to those who fear disasters and move to his ashrams
World catastrophe predictions from Sai Baba Up until the late ’80s, a set of predictions of a coming world catastrophy were circulated most openly among followers, allegedly told to 18 students by SB at his former college in Ootacamund
Catastrophe predictions reported – Shivarathri discourse in 1991 where Sai Baba massively berated the ‘rumour-mongers’ by almost never takes any steps to refute the rumours himself.
Sathya Sai Baba prophesies and rumors on Islam – on the Imam Mahdi Prophecy as described by an Iranian devotee ‘Irani Ma’. The “Mehdi Moud” Prophecy Revisited (BrianSteel)
Idi Amin [The Last King of Scotland] and Sathya Sai Baba - That Sai Baba influenced Idi Amin to delay expulsion of Indian residents Uganda is a cherished myth
Sai as Soothsayer predicts world peace – Sai Baba has long predicted complete world peace and a Golden Age, (and has given the final date as 2006 see here)
Sai Baba bogus story of holy ancient cave and yogis in the Himalayas – Unconfirmable stories are spread in the shape of rumours to suggest that … Patal Bhuvaneshwar cave rumours came later
Failed Prediction of earth axis shift by Sri Satya Sai Baba – Sai Baba came to realise that he had gone too far with his rumour mill and caused the withdrawal of a report in ‘Spiritual Impressions’
Typical Sai apologist – Rita Bruce Sai-VIP a rumour monger – Claimed her dreams of disaster were precognitive – but also reported years ago on their lecture trips to foreign countries that SB has told of an era of love and light to come very soon.
Dr. Naresh Bhatia and Sai Baba – Rumours were set going in Puttaparti to discredit Dr. Naresh Bhatia as a seducer, after he had accused Sathya Sai Baba of violent anal sex with an underage boy
Eternal Heritage Museum accident – three US devotees died – Typical rumours have been put about by officials on the ‘disaster in which three US devotees died
Prince Charles, Princess Diana and Sathya Sai Baba visit – Rumours were spread that Prince Charles had secretly visited Sai Baba in the late 1980s – but SB denied any visit in an interview
Sathya Sai and claim of ‘virgin’ birth – The rumour on how Sai Baba was born without physical conception: his own account is at ods with that of his mother, Easwaramma
The infamous rumour-spreading Christmas Discourse by SSB in 2000 He has long preached how negative rumours are like boomerangs, but then he sets going the absurdly false rumour that those who accused him did so for money, like Judases – but without a shred of evidence!