Further desperate attempts by Asaram Bapu to get bail and escape justice have been foiled by the Indian judiciary:-
Posted by robertpriddy on April 28, 2017
Further desperate attempts by Asaram Bapu to get bail and escape justice have been foiled by the Indian judiciary:-
Posted by robertpriddy on April 19, 2017
In the latest Issue Seventy One – April 16, 2017 of the Muddenahalli propaganda magazine, one can read the following:-
This impostor – edging always closer to try to get himself proclaimed as Prema Sai – is travelling around the globe to visit very small gatherings of followers and to solicit donations, donations and more donations. The same rule apples here as did with Sathya Sai Baba: while some social services like health facilities are provided, a large amount of money is raked off for the benefit of those involved in the scam, not least to provide the best accommodation, food and services for those in the inner circle.
Recently a Sathya Sai devotee critic of the Muddenahalli scam set up – Terry Reis Kennedy of the Prashanthi sect – set up an on-line petition addressed to Prime Minister Modi to stop the Muddenahalli frauds. See https://www.facebook.com/terry.reiskennedy/posts/10212892423524166 There, we read:-
“SUPPORT FOR Sai Mafalda‘s PETITION TO STOP MUDDENAHALLI FRUADS COMES FROM Shaun Brown OF AUSTRALIA, WRITER AND RESEARCHER ON SATHYA SAI BABA.”
Yet on the Sai Mafalda Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/mafalda.casascordero you can click to see the announcement of the petition. However, clicking further, it cannot be found, for you read:-
Posted by robertpriddy on April 9, 2017
SaiSurya@sukshmababareport.orgThe Muddenahalli scam is becoming more and more hilarious as they invent new absurd ploys to protect themselves from further ridicule. The usurper of Sathya Sai Baba’s identity – Madhusudan the ‘oracle boy’ posing as the host of the subtle body of Sathya Sai Baba – held a talk telling followers that talking was now unnecessary! This is what he said:-
The above is followed up with photos of Suksma Baba’s visits in Europe and the Middle East, which show in each case small handfuls of people present! He held talks… of course, despite all. All this helps prove that the scam started by Narasimhan Murthy, Madhu Sudan and their cronies is not having anything like a world-wide impact, despite their continued desperate travel efforts and promotion. Nonetheless, due to the successes of the most absurd cults over time, vigilance is constantly needed so that their falsity is exposed to the general public.
Posted by robertpriddy on March 30, 2017
An early Indian immigrant to UK, Manubhai C. Patel, who I visited a few times in Wembley (London), where he lived with his wife, was the earliest promoter in UK of books by and about Sathya Sai Baba. He sent a copy of each new Sai Baba related book in English to Prince Charles, who personally acknowledged them and his interest.
Manubhai Patel was a fully signed-up ‘true believer’ in Sathya Sai Baba’s claim that he was the creator and sustainer of the entire universe:-
It was primarily due to the efforts of the Sai Baba exposé from 2000 onwards that the Prince of Wales, Charles, was finally stopped from visiting and seeking further contact with Sathya Sai Baba, to whom he had written letters expressing his appreciation of the guru and his desire to visit him in India. When the UK authorities, including the Foreign Office and MI6 plus the Metropolitan Police, found that Sai Baba was under many clouds of suspicion for sexual abuses and cover-ups of many untoward incidents, including cold-blooded execution in his own apartment of four of his former Indian devotees, that an internal investigation was begun. One only has to know a little about the Royal Family to realise that, had the heir to the throne been publicly involved with this largely unexposed cult, what a huge furore would follow about it, with dire likely effects on the British constitution, the Royal Family and much besides. Therefore the investigations by the British authorities their subsequent pressures on the Palace to stop such developments had to be conducted in complete secrecy.
One may ask how therefore I can state such things, and I learnt of them. Firstly, the British security services investigated David Bailey, who had been a very close and privileged devotee of SB, whereupon he publicised many facts about their concerns and what measures were taken to isolate him from the Royal Family, who he knew and whose princes (William and Harry) he was teaching music. Secondly, we in the exposé had a secret source who had contact within royal circles, the Foreign Office, Parliament and other top institutions in London. His identity has been kept secret, due to his position and professional constraints. In this way we learned of some of the secret deals made between some UK and Indian authorities (including Tony Blair) and other matters concerning Sai Baba investigations.
Though Prince Charles’ fascination with Sai Baba and plans to visit him were eventually stymied, it did not stop the then-alienated and Royal divorced from Prince Andrew, Sarah Ferguson, from visiting Sai Baba, where she was ‘taken in’ as so many others were.
To read more detail about these issues, see
Posted by robertpriddy on March 22, 2017
Just for your continued amusement (if not bemusement):- It doesn’t look like the worshippers of the ‘subtle body’ of Sathya Sai Baba can even figure out what or who they are talking about, with their pleas to ‘help swami’. If they believe he is the all-powerful god, what does that even mean? Don’t leave him to deal with the world all on his poor, lonesome, solitary self? Seems like they are desperate to gather names to show how popular he is, when indeed he is NOT. The added problem (like a vaudeville act) is who this ‘swami’ is… Sathya Sai Baba seems far too easily confused with his ex-student Madhu Sudan (i.e. the impostor or ‘oracle boy’).
From: Sai Surya <SaiSurya@sukshmababareport.org>
Posted by robertpriddy on March 18, 2017
A frank and freewheeling new account of some of my many experiences during 18 years of service for and visits to Sathya Sai Baba. I reveal further how I came there and how – very gradually – I discovered untoward covered-up matters, not least through Sai Baba’s very close associate, Against all his trust and hope, it turned out that Baba ran a most successfully secretive and controlling cult. He was finally revealed to be a major deceiver and a criminal, though unpunished because always protected to the highest governmental and judicial level in India.
Posted by robertpriddy on March 16, 2017
|MATERIALIZED’ CRUCIFIX GIVEN
TO DR. J. HISLOP
ANOTHER FRAUDULENT ‘MIRACLE’
MIRACLE AIRPLANE RESCUE
SAI BABA MOON MIRACLE AT FUNERAL
SAI BABA – MASTER OF DELUSION
Posted by robertpriddy on March 3, 2017
Sai Surya circulated his report on the Muddenahalli Maha Shivarathri lingam production scam by Madhu Sudan (aka ‘Sukshma Baba’ claimed to be the host to the disembodied Sathya Sai Baba’s ghost). He claimed “We witnessed the impossible.” and writes reams of Sai Baba nonsense, seeming to wish to be a guru himself. (eg. “Swami is beyond all experiences. He has no limitation and can do anything, anytime, anywhere. We should become instruments of Swami. We should also note that beings from all over the universe including the gods were there to witness the birth of the lingam and to be part of the excitement that followed. More invisibles came later to be in this special vibration of the One beyond all and all in action. There was excitement all over the universe. We are able to be here now as the results of many lifetimes.“)
Sai Surya is like the children of whom he wrote: “Children understand his being because they connect
to Swami with hearts of pure love.” But at a tender age, children can be induced to believe anything they are told.
Among some of the other utter naive ideas he also forwarded. such as “Because you cannot see God does not mean that He is not there. Like clouds covering the sun” – “There were many invisibles entities here absorbing the Love which will be spread where it is needed. The effect of the bhajans singing will go far beyond these walls throughout the universe to all levels.”
… which is no better than “Because you can’t see Superman or Elvis, it does not mean he is not there”. As to this love, it is the kind gurus and devotees talk about endlessly but somehow cannot be observed or met in most Indian ashrams, only imagined, while in its place the money rolls in from well-heeled credulous people and exotically mind-boggled foreigners.
In response to this report of the fake lingodbhava by an imposter, the Sathya Sai devotee Shubha Ramesh Kumar posted an excerpt of a discourse by his God and guru from ‘Sathya Sai Speaks in 1973, which included:-
This overlooks the fact that Sathya Sai Baba himself was an imposter who pretended to be the reincarnation of Shirdi Sai Baba and many another famous figure from Indian history and mythology, including Rama, Krishna, Vishnu and other avatars! Sathya Sai Baba was just a better actor than Madhu Sudan, but his lingam productions were undoubtedly no more genuine and followed the method of Houdini. When he no longer could manage to swallow the golden lingam before the time he should bring it forth, he reverted to sheer sleight-of-hand, using a handkerchief to cover his mouth before he opened it and let it fall out. The BBC filmed this event when making their film ‘The Secret Swami’ (where his failure was revealed) and he pretended the effort had made him ill, collapsed and went of stage without the lingam appearing. Later he returned holding the lingam, which the crowd was told he had brought forth in the usual manner. Thus hopelessly lost in religious fevered imaginings is the Indian guru follower.
Posted by robertpriddy on March 3, 2017
The massive fraud being perpetrated in Muddenahalli, near Bangalore, by Madhu Sudan and his mendacious promoters is testing the limits to which one can go with deception of innocents and desperate seekers of miracles and realisation of vain spiritual hopes. Now this impostor has extended his imitation of Sathya Sai Baba’s more fraudulent ‘miracles’ to allegedly producing a golden Shiva lingam from his stomach, spitting it out without further ado on the night of Shiva (Maha Shivarathri at the new moon).
This lingam production racket is just an old trick of Houdini origin (see here), taken up by many in India and elsewhere.
In the above very brief streaming video clip in MP4 (only a few Kbs), the street illusionist shown was filmed by a German crew I watched filming in 1990 at Brindavan ashram. The German commentary stated that Mustapha, the magician, earns his money as a ‘wonderful artist’ who genuinely brings out a stone from his mouth.
Re Sai Baba Lingam: Trick a star act on British TV
British TV-watchers were very surprised recently when a man appeared on the popular show “Britain’s Got Talent” and swallowed coins, which he could regurgitate at will, even bringing out any particular numbered coin a member of the audience chose. He then proceeded to swallow a full-sized billiard ball, and then regurgitate it. He did all this without drinking water or making grimaces of suffering for quarter of an hour (as Sathya Sai Baba used to do to increase the suspense, for he had a captive audience).
This act is on YouTube:-
Erlendur Haraldsson was completely fooled by Sai Baba: Haraldsson visited Prashanthi Nilayam on at least two occasions after 2000 and before Sai Baba died hoping to see the so-called ‘lingodbhava‘ (alleged materialisation of the egg-shaped Shiva lingam in his stomach, ejected through the mouth). He told me he saw it once from a distance and his view was obscured the other time. As a parapsychological researcher who claims to have been instructed by stage magicians, he has not reported on the failed attempt to regurgitate a lingam in 2002 in the BBC documentary, nor in numerous other video clips. It seems he was still not interested in seeing these. He never contacted the BBC research team (under director Eamon Hardy) nor the Danish TV documentary director Øivind Kyrø (‘Seduced by Sai Baba’). Considering EH’s repeated visits to view the Shivarathri ‘lingam regurgitation’ which SB reintroduced in 2000 after a lapse of many years to counteract the effect of the allegation storm against him, EH apparently did not know that Houdini first developed the trick of swallowing and regurgitating a large egg-shaped object Haraldsson is a confused and would-be believer in Sai Baba’s greatness, without studying the massive contrary evidence.
See also Sai Baba lingam fraud:-
Sathya Sai Baba ‘materializing’ egg-shaped ‘lingams’
Cheating with lingam 1
Baba cheating with lingam 2
Cheating with lingam 3
Posted by robertpriddy on March 2, 2017
The continuing Muddenahalli scam engineered by Narasimha Murthy and fronted by former abused Sai student Madhusudan (so-called Sukshma Baba, the fake ‘oracle boy’ invested with Sai Baba’s ‘subtle body) seems to have no bounds. Now he is venturing further and imitating Sathya Sai Baba by spitting out a lingam on Maha Sivarathri. The level of cynical criminality Madhusudana has reached is jaw-dropping. A video shows him quickly spitting out a (small) object, supposedly a lingam (because the occasion was Maha Shivarathri, when Sathya Sai would allegedly produce lingams). Clearly this is just a beginning with a beginner-sized object swallowed and regurgitated (if it even was swallowed). One may expect bigger lingams in future when Madhusudan has had more practice… before he quite likely dares to announce himself as being ‘Prema Sai’ (of conferring this on some groomed boy from Mandya district already heralded as Prema Sai, where Madhusudan and entourage recently visited.
See https://www.facebook.com/shubha.kumar/videos/10158009629135538/ where a critical Sai Baba believer exposes the act as a travesty by a faking pest.
Totally deluded Indians (of which there are so many plus some cognitively challenged foreigners), see it as a miraculous manifestation have no idea that the technique of swallowing and later regurgitating an object like an egg was invented and perfected by the world-famous magician Houdini. It is not divine or miraculous in any respect.
This regurgitation trick has been done by other Hindu gurus and street fakirs, notably the criminal Swami Premananda who did the same on Shivarathri (as well as producing masses of vibuthi). Con-man imitation Sai Baba guru Premananda died in prison years after the Supreme Court convicted him of multiple rape and murder on DNA evidence).
This is incredible credulous India, land of adult belief in stupendous archaic myths and rank superstitions. The majority of the population (even including Presidents, PMs and Government Ministers, judges, celebrities etc) are easy meat for gurus who have learned trickery, guru lore and tantric magic. These frauds are often very smart at presenting themselves with the most positive ‘spiritual’ ideals and service works (which absorb only a proportion of the vast sums they swindle out of the public). The well-intentioned, do-gooder person is very vulnerable to this, especially if they are foreigners, who cannot without decades of involvement find out the iniquitous kinds of deceit – level below level – that are ingrained in so much of Indian life.
A street fakir was filmed in the 1980s doing this (see very short MP4 video clip here)
See The Magic Academy ” Materialization of vibuti, lingams, laddu sweets… easy to learn!“
Posted by robertpriddy on February 20, 2017
A young and fully indoctrinated follower of Sathya Sai Baba, Naresh Sharma, is making as big a splash as he can on the internet, ignoring every fact about Sai Baba’s deceptions, failures, crimes and abuses of faith, including sexual abuses. This is seen in his zealous comments on Facebook when I added a comment there. He recently tried to comment on Eileen Weed’s already much visited remarkable YouTube posting Murders in Sai Baba’s Mandir Puttaparthi 1993 – YouTube about the covered-up murders and there accused me of lies and laughable errors about the sums in bribes paid by Sai Baba. He also claimed the boys who slept in Sai Baba’s rooms were pure and indirectly implies that they were not sexually involved. However, the entire furore about these abuses came to light within the Sai movement (and the world press) when a number of students asked for help from their concert pianist music teacher to get Sai Baba to stop these abuses. That eventually brought forth a flood of testimonies and affidavits from others who fell foul of Sai Baba’s sexual and many other abuses.The Sai Baba scandals which broke from 199 have been taken up by many top international news outlets (see documentation) and by UNICEF, the US State Department, UK Parliament and it took the combined force of the devotee Prime and Home Ministers to suppress the CBI investigation when it was close to delivering its guilty verdict.
Since Sharma is ignorant of all this, I made a comment on his Facebook page which fortunately inflamed him to reply at length. Fortunately I captured the long exchange we had before he realised he had lost it and blocked me from his page, realising what a booby he had made of himself by engaging. The comments were as follows:-
Posted by robertpriddy on February 16, 2017
Another video in the series of Sai Baba exposure videos on YouTube, Robert interviewed by Eileen ‘Divya’ Weed:-
Click on image or see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfqOa6D4-1U&feature=youtu.be
I tell of the first I heard of the Sathya Sai Baba sexual abuse allegations by his students and later many others due to the defection of the close Sai devotee concert pianist and friend of the British Royal Family, David Bailey. I did not look at the allegations for a long period, but finally felt I had to as there was such a furore. I remained on the fence for many weeks while I contacted all manner of source, both defenders of Sai Baba and his accusers.
After two months, the verdict was that Sai Baba absolutely definitely was not innocent. I had already excused Sai Baba of involvement in the infamous 1993 executions of four intruder devotees in his rooms, but this changed my viewpoint and I began to research the murders too.
David Bailey’s own investigations were wide-ranging, such as discovering that Sai Baba gave fake objects SB supposedly ‘materialised’ – such as cheap paiste jewellry claimed by SB to be genuine diamonds. I tell how I got my ‘greed diamond’ assayed and found to be a very cheap synthetic sapphire.
Posted by robertpriddy on February 15, 2017
The former warden of Brindavan College, Narasimha Murthy held another propaganda talk. He is apparently preparing the ground for an announcement that Prema Sai is in Muddenahalli – presumably in the person of Madhu Sudan, one of Sai Baba former students and sexual partners. Murthy’s efforts gradually led to the hi-jacking of the Sai Baba name and invented “subtle body” residing in the former student, who now behaves exactly as if he were Sai Baba himself.
The insidious Narasimha Murthy – himself accused as having been both a procurer of boys for Sai Baba’s unwanted attentions and himself having shared in the same – was translated from the Kannada language. It received a number rather enraged comments (see scan on right) from those supporters of Prashanthi Nilyam who have not fallen for the Muddenahalli scam. It ran as follows:-
“It has become a big misfortune that people who were worshiping the physical swami , men and women devotees, today because of their misfortune, have distanced themselves from Swami. When swami is going everywhere, and doing everything they close their eyes and say swami is not here. They choose to do pradakshina to the Samadhi of Swaami instead thinking swami is not here. In the same way they unfortunately call themselves as devotees even though they do nothing for Swami.
This misfortune is on the increase in India but very little in the outside countries. Whenever swami goes, the devotees, where ever he goes, they become attracted to him and they are ready to do anything for swami.
Today in this Sai center of Sathyasai Grama, all the boy students studying here or the girls studying in Chikkaballapura, i tell you it is your good fortune that you have the opportunity to take part in this satsangh. You are making a good use of the opportunity. The fact that you dear innocent children are experiencing the Swami that cannot be seen in your heart are far far better than those devotees is something I would like to say very firmly.
Such massive amount of work is going on everywhere. Bhuvna just said someone by name Swami Sadashivam in Cochin has stated that this is just a transition. A transition where Sathya Sai Baba, is coming back as Prema Sai and will declare his avatarhood in Muddenahalli and has initiated this process through the subtle Sathya Sai with Madhusudhan Naidu as the medium. He is thereby giving much ananda (joy) to so many devotees by doing this. I conclude my talk here.”
Posted by robertpriddy on February 13, 2017
LEST ONE FORGET THAT THIS EVIL HINDU GURU CULT PERSISTS AND THE CASE AGAINST ASARAM AND HIS SON IS STILL PENDING
Posted by robertpriddy on February 10, 2017
We are all advised by a lunatic fringe Sai Baba dupe not to forget to participate in ‘Happy Day’ chanting, because that is the ONLY WAY to change the world! Remember that ‘Swami’ will benefit also… How anyone can consider this other than totally stupid is a mystery that exceeds all credibility.