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Sathya Sai Baba’s (un)Birthday (not born on 23 November 1926)

Posted by robertpriddy on November 21, 2009

The birthday of Sathya Sai Baba to be celebrated on Monday (23 November) is in doubt, because documentary and diverse circumstantial evidence makes it most likely that his birth date has been falsified. The evidence is summarised here, mostly from the well-balanced and painstaking researches of Brian Steel, who writes:-

“… the publication in October 2000 of the meticulously researched first volume of a planned definitive 6-volume biography of Sai Baba by the well-known Puttaparthi publisher Sai Towers, Love is My Form, shows the quoted 1940 to be three years premature. This evidence changes the chronology of the early years of his mission. In fact, SB spent the school years 1936-1940 in the Elementary School in Puttaparthi, and the year 1940-1941, not engaged on his Mission, as we have been told by all previous commentators, but in Form One of the Middle School at Kamalapura, some 200 kilometres from Puttaparthi, where his elder brother, Seshama, had begun his teaching career.

The compilers of LIMF offer photostats from School registers in Bukkapatnam and Uravakonda (pp. 68-69 and p. 132 and a table on pp. 128-129) to show clearly that Sathya Narayana Raju (whose date of birth is given as 4-10-1929) entered the Bukkapatnam school (17 kilometres from Puttaparthi) on 5 July 1941 and left on 6 April 1942 – apparently without taking the E.S.L.C. Examination. The other Register records Sathya’s arrival at the distant Uravakonda High School (at which brother Seshama was then teaching) over a year later, on 1 July 1943, but it shows no leaving date. (Incidentally, for future researchers, on this second photostat, Sathya’s date of birth is given as 4-10-39 – an obvious mistake, corrected to 4-10-29, but with a signed clarification, “fourth October Nineteen Twentynine” dated, as far as the writing is legible, 11-8-76.

LIMF ‘s new chronological evidence, backed up by interviews with SB’s contemporaries shows that it was on 20 October 1943 (and NOT in 1940, as has always been claimed) that SB threw down his school books and made the famous declaration: “Maya has left; I am going; my work is waiting.” (LIMF, 147; Kasturi, Vol 2, pp. 42-43)
The compilers of LIMF also state that the preliminary declaration: “I am Sai Baba.” “I am of the Bharadwaja Gothra”, took place at the end of this illness, on 23 May 1943, a few months before the other more dramatic Mission Declaration in October.

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1)    According to Indian matriculation levels, Raju was in the 8th Standard at the time.
2)    Raju was a student of the school  July 5 1941 as the date of the record itself shows.
3)    Mention is made of an exam scheduled for April 6 1942.

Raju (Sai Baba) is listed as Entry No. 466:

Since 1950 Sai Baba’s birthday has been celebrated on the date of November 23, 1926. He says he declared his divinity in May 1940, leaving leave home to start his ‘Mission’ later that year (October 20, 1940). The dating of these events are ostensibly contradicted by his school records. (See more on this )

A reason to select November 23, 1940 for his birthday was 1) that it had the signs of unusual astrological auspiciousness (very important for would-be ‘holy men’ and 2) the much revered ‘saint’  Sri Aurobindo declared that “November 24, 1926, was the descent of Krishna into the physical. A power infallible shall lead the thought. In earthly hearts kindle the Immortal’s Fire, even the multitude shall hear the voice.” Aurobindo followers maintain that he was referring to his own body, having been in a very long-lasting meditative trance until November 24 when he made his declaration. However, Sai Baba chose a day BEFORE that as his own birthday, which is another discrepancy of importance. See more on this here

Another indication that Sathya Sai Baba was considerably younger than he claimed was inadvertently given by his official biographer, N. Kasturi, who never questioned him seriously about his alleged birthdate and other such discrepancies or ‘sensitive’ claims. (See text scan here – right – where Kasturi’s first impression when meeting Babas on moving to Prashanthi Nilayam in 1948 was that he was much younger than claimed – which sheds new light on the school record dpocuments which puts his birth date at October 4, 1929… three years later than Sai Baba claimed. Hence, Sai Baba could boast of greater youtfulness than was the fact, putting it down to his purity, patience and perseverence. Following Kasturi’s ever-repeated lead, blind devotees would put everything untoward down to ‘His Mystery’ and call it “His divine leela” or the like.

The declaration of ‘His Mission’ is given by Sai Baba as and the Sai Baba literature as 20 October 1940 (when SB was allegedly one month from his 14th birthday). The Golden Jubilee was celebrated on this date in 1990.

‘Love is My Form’ proves that Sai Baba went to Uravakonda in early 1943, and left in October 1943 (one month before his 14th birthday) and began his Mission after the second of his Declarations. This indicates that the actual date of his birth was in 1929, NOT 1926.
It was also celebrated on 23 November in 1950, as Vijayakumari records, with the Inauguration of the new ashram at Prasanthi Nilayam.

Brian Steel presents compelling circumstantial evidence to support the proposition that Satya Narayana Raju was not born when he says, but three years later:-

Reference to Smt. Vijayakumari (Vijayamma) by Brian Steel

It is well proven that – in his supposed all-knowingness – Sathya Sai Baba confuses dates, such as his mistaken dating of Shivananda’s birthday (see http://bdsteel.tripod.com/More/Omnitruth.htm) There we also read:
“SB’s trouble with family dates shows up in his Discourse on 6 May 1998 (Easwaramma Day, in honour of his mother).
“Now it is 30 years since the mother of this body passed away.” BUT she died in 1972 (26 years before).
Quoting a visit from his mother’s spirit: “For 40 years I was with You.” She was with SB for 46 years – 1926-1972 (If SB was born in 1926).
Kondama Raju, SB’s grandfather:”he … lived up to 116 years.
Kasturi (K1A, pp. 4-5) says he was 110 when he died. LIMF (p. 22) suggests 112.
Two remarks SB makes in the Discourse suggest that Kondama died in 1954: “Swami was entering His 9th year” [i.e. in 1935] and “After that, he lived for 19 years.”[=1954]
Kasturi states that Kondama died in 1950. (K1A, p. 5) LIMF (p. 22) gives his dates as 1840-1952. Two years later, SB states more correctly that Kondama Raju died at 112 years of age but he doesn’t mention a year. (1 Oct 2000)”

Brian Steel also writes: “The compilers of LIMF offer photostats from School registers in Bukkapatnam and Uravakonda (pp. 68-69 and p. 132 and a table on pp. 128-129) to show clearly that Sathya Narayana Raju (whose date of birth is given as 4-10-1929) entered the Bukkapatnam school (17 kilometres from Puttaparthi) on 5 July 1941 and left on 6 April 1942 – apparently without taking the E.S.L.C. Examination. (See later exam story.) The other Register records Sathya’s arrival at the distant Uravakonda High School (at which brother Seshama was then teaching) over a year later, on 1 July 1943, but it shows no leaving date. (Incidentally, for future researchers, on this second photostat, Sathya’s date of birth is given as 4-10-39 – an obvious mistake, corrected to 4-10-29, but with a signed clarification, “fourth October Nineteen Twentynine” dated, as far as the writing is legible, 11-8-76. However, before too much is made of the 1929 date ‘discrepancy’, we have been informed, in LIMF, and by other experts on India that such errors were quite common in rural India in those days.)
LIMF ‘s new chronological evidence, backed up by interviews with SB’s contemporaries shows that it was on 20 October 1943 (and NOT in 1940, as has always been claimed) that SB threw down his school books and made the famous declaration: “Maya has left; I am going; my work is waiting.” (LIMF, 147; Kasturi, Vol 2, pp. 42-43) “

For further clarification see Steel’s reconsideration of the date issue here


Information on the Public Petition for Official Investigations of Sathya Sai Baba and His Worldwide Organization
See also Devotee attacks on the Sai petition and petitioners

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Sai Baba’s astrological superstitions: gulikakala and rahukala

Posted by robertpriddy on October 24, 2009

RahukalaA hefty 700-page book titled A Compendium of the Teachings of Sathya Sai Baba (by Charlene Leslie-Chaden, contains quotations on 1,100 topics. Unfortunately the author has taken her material NOT ONLY from Sai Baba’s Discourses (see Chapter 3 above) and other printed compilations of his words but also from over THIRTY other books where writers have quoted Baba’s alleged pronouncements (often without references). In Leslie-Chaden’s Compendium, all quotations, which are given equal ‘value’ as if they are Sai Baba’s own ‘teachings’, are followed by initials denoting the written sources (inadequately explained in the Bibliography – the most inadequate and confusing I have ever seen: for example most authors’ names are not even mentioned!).


It is of interest that Leslie-Chaden includes a reference to one of Sathya Sai Baba’s pseudo-astrological superstitions, the belief in times of bad and good influences, which ashramites well know he strictly observes. ‘Gulikakala’ refers to auspicious periods of time when it is good to start projects, begin journeys, inaugurating sites, arranging marriages, making life changes etc.
‘Rahukala’ is the opposite. For example, he never travels by car during Rahukala.


kala-timesFollowing the fallacious astrological claims made by Hindu practitioners, the times have been explained to devotees by Sai Baba as occurring when dark spots move across the sun, having a negative effect on our minds – lasting 1 1/2 minutes each day. The complexity of calculation of the exact minutes has been allowed for by a safety margin of 1 1/2 hours each day. However, sunspots do not occur in any such regular way, as anyone with the least knowledge of the solar system well knows. So these must be spots of the immaterial ‘cloud-cuckoo’ kind, one supposes? The supposed times are as shown here.

Brian Steel has cogently remarked: Given the current lack of evidence of serious research on Sai Baba, it is unlikely that most devotees notice that anything is amiss in all this as they pick out interesting extracts to discuss at Study Circle Meetings. Even if they do see how this compendium is composed, they are unlikely to have the necessary time or stamina to sort out the wheat from the chaff, that is, to distinguish between the “direct quotations”

See Devotees contributions to a myth


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Sathya Sai Baba on Wikipedia

Posted by robertpriddy on July 14, 2009

The following is an excerpt from the Sathya Sai Baba discussion page on Wikipedia, which is of wide interest. It is by Brian Steel, whose other recent comments on the parlous state of affairs on Wikipedia’s Sathya Sai Baba page (given lower down)  are also very pertinent.

Love is My Form, Volume 1 (2000). A Glimpse

One of the major revelations in Love is My Form, supported by school register photostats, was that Sathya Narayana Raju did not declare himself to be the reincarnation of Shirdi Sai Baba in 1940 (aged nearly 14), as he and his Organisation have claimed for over 60 years, but in 1943 (presumably aged 16-plus if the 1926 birth date is correct). The chronology established by the team of local researchers unfolds thus:

Sathya Narayana probably spent the school years 1935-1936 to1939 or 1940 in the Elementary School in Puttaparthi (see pp. 40-41). The 1940-1941 school year was spent, not on his Mission as the legend would have us believe, but at distant Kamalapuram Elementary School where his elder brother was teaching. On pp. 68-69 we are shown a Transfer Certificate from Kamalapuram School to Bukkapatnam, which indicates attendance in the First Form in Kamalapuram, from 11 June 1940 to 22 April 1941. He joined Bukkapatnam in Jukt 1941 and left on 6 April 1942 (see p.69 and pp. 128-9).

There follows a gap of many months until Sathya resurfaces in Uravakonda (140 km northwest of Puttaparthi) at his elder brother’s house in early 1943 and finally enrols in the Secondary School on 1 July 1943 (pp. 132-3), after the reported traumatic “scorpion” incident. He left that school a few months later, presumably following his Declaration of Mission. A summary of his school career is given on pp.128-9 of LIMF.

Neither Sathya Sai Baba nor the Sathya Sai Organisation have ever commented on this glaring biographical error.

There is much more relevant information for those who care to read the book, which only deals with the first 24 years of Sathya Sai Baba’s life. As I have pointed out previously, the following 5 or 6 planned volumes in the LIMF biographical series were abruptly cancelled a year or so after the publication of this first volume.

What should particularly interest readers of these pages (and Wikipedia admins even more), is the astonishing total neglect of such a basic and reputable source of information (these references and much more). Detailed references to LIMF have been available on the Internet for at least 7 years and yet no one involved with the Wikipedia article on Sathya Sai Baba has followed them up.

So maybe it is time to stop wasting time on futile (and sometimes solipsistic?) argument over trivia, and incessant partisan edit wars. Surely what is sorely needed, as I have indicated several times previously, is for editors to get down to some serious study of this and other neglected sources of published information on Sathya Sai Baba. If this is not done, there can be no hope of producing a reliable and balanced account of the career, controversial claims (yes, controversial) and achievements of Sathya Sai Baba in this encyclopedia. Ombudswiki (talk) 11:01, 9 July 2009 (UTC)

Comment: Ombudswiki is Steel’s chosen Wikipedia User name, but on his Wikipedia User Page he openly declares his identity and makes a comment: 

Hi! My name is Brian Steel. What is yours?

The present system of anonymous User Names is a serious flaw in the Wikipedia system. In a small minority of controversial Wikipedia articles, this system has been deliberately abused, to the extent that malicious or frivolous contributors are able to wreak havoc and waste decent contributors’ time and energy on unnecessary edit wars (and often on protracted Arb. Com. Proceedings to try to rectify matters), sometimes in the cause of propaganda – or just for fun.

With its collective technical and technological expertise, why cannot the present Wikipedia hierarchy find some way of thwarting such cowardly abusers, for example, by demanding, as a condition for further participation in Wikipedia, proof of identity from conspicuous troublemakers and trolls, or from those suspected as running sock puppet identities?

Comment: There is a very good reason for Ombudswiki’s call for those who remain anonymous to declare themselves. Sathya Sai devotees very often hide behind anonymous user names – especially when they try to enter comments on this blogsite, and in hundreds of cases of e-mail (often hate mails) which are received by some of us. Gerald Joe Moreno – using the anonymous username SSS108 was one of the most virulent attackers of dissidents who have spoken out about Sai Baba, accused a Wiki administrator of using a ‘sock puppet’ identity. He was then immediately banned, and this was followed up by an indefinite ban on him and others by a board of Wiki administrators.

Now there are several unidentified persons virulently pushing their subjective Point of View on Sai Baba (some of their usernames are Sbs108 and Radiantenergy) but not daring to come forth as persons with nothing to hide. No surprise that there is a debate within Wikipedia about allowing anonymity to continue, since all the pseudo-information of vandals and POV pushers would then be far less of a hindrance to serious editing.
Incidentally, I (Robert Priddy) also have a username on Wikipedia, ProEdits, where I do not hide my true identity.

Note: Brian Steel’s web pages concentrate on examining the many claims of Sathya Sai Baba, based entirely on sound documentation. He has also compiled the most extensive bibliography on Sathya Sai Baba  related publication in English available anywhere.


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The Fame of Name and Person – Sai Baba part 4

Posted by robertpriddy on June 19, 2009

“Miracles” are the bait: Sathya Sai Baba claims to perform countless major miracles, even that he could change “sky into earth and earth into sky”. Believe this if one can. He says “miracles are my visiting cards”, and indeed they are the bait which – if swallowed – hooks many so-called ‘spiritual seekers’ who wish to penetrate beyond the limits of ordinary perception. His attraction works not least through his apparently inexplicable manifestations of objects despite the fact that much of it is now known to take place by sleight of hand. Further, it is widely claimed to be the spontaneous appearance of traditionally holy substances (ash, nectar, kum kum, turmeric powder, milk etc.) on many pictures of himself in distant parts of the globe.

Sathya Sai Baba has charmed royalty, statesmen, and many politicians, plus rich and famous persons from many countries, to whom he gives pride of place before all other followers whenever they visit his ashram. Thus, he has influenced many followers to believe that he will become (some even believe he already is) the de facto ruler of the whole world! This is remarkable to anyone with knowledge of the world and religious cults… to believe such a thing is certainly nothing but to be badly deluded, if only due to ignorance of Sai Baba’s own published words, which demonstrate fully to any educated, independent person the ignorance and inconsistency that runs throughout his ‘teachings’.

If one is to credit the ‘incredible’ stories about his childhood and youth, many things supposedly set him apart from most spiritual leaders and gurus. The most primitive superstitions held in his poor peasant family and their village were supposedly disregarded by him from an early age. His insistence on vegetarianism from earliest childhood despite a meat-eating family is taken as an example of his ‘divine childhood enlightenment’. However, he has reaffirmed traditional superstitions on a grant scale in many ways and in many discourses since he became an adult! He preaches as literal truth most of the myths of Indian scripture and legend! (i.e. evil ogres, giant men, air vehicles, ancient moon travel, miraculous powers of sages and in idols of worship such as statues and Shiva lingams, plus much more in that mythological vein). Likewise his unperturbed behaviour when tortured by the magician after being thought to have become possessed by some entity (the marks of deep cuts on top of his head are still visible sometimes).

Through his apparently inexplicable manifestations of objects, even though much of it is now known to take place by sleight of hand, he has exerted great attraction on so-called ‘spiritual seekers’ who wish to penetrate beyond the limits of ordinary perception. His attraction also works through what is widely claimed to be the spontaneous appearance of traditionally holy substances (ash, nectar, kum kum, turmeric powder, milk etc.) on many pictures of himself in distant parts of the globe. He has charmed royalty, statesmen, and many politicians, plus rich and famous persons from many countries, to whom he gives pride of place before all other followers whenever they visit his ashram. Thus, he has influenced many followers to believe that he will become (some even believe he already is) the de facto ruler of the whole world! This is remarkable to anyone with knowledge of the world and religious cults… to believe such a thing is certainly nothing but to be badly deluded, if only due to ignorance of Sai Baba’s own published words, which demonstrate fully to any educated, independent person the ignorance and inconsistency that runs throughout his ‘teachings’.

There are hundreds of accounts of individual experiences of Sai Baba’s alleged ‘healing’ of all kinds of ailments and other ‘miraculous’ interventions. How much of this is over-positive interpretation, wishful imaginings (such as to raise one’s ‘spiritual status’ in the eyes of oneself and/or others) is an open question. Testimonies, of which there are a large number – including about 400 books in English – are weighted strongly in favour of Sai Baba having para-normal powers of thought transference, healing, manifestations of objects and many other inexplicable phenomena. See the definitive bibliography of Sai literature by academic Brian Steel. These he speaks of as being true, divine miracles. However, testimonies that show the limitations of these powers, that question the authenticity of the many excessive accounts or which expose fakery, have been relatively few, though these are increasing via the Internet. It is surely largely due to the fact that, until this technology existed, Sai Baba had virtual control of nearly all information about himself. He has long had mastery over whom he will allow into his proximity, guarded as he is by a very large number of servitors and security men.


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Sai Baba soon to fly unaided in the sky?

Posted by robertpriddy on March 7, 2009

Will he ever fly unaided in the sky?

Will he ever fly unaided in the sky?

In the body for 58 years more – said in October 1961. That means he thinks he will die in 2019 or 2020. . But then he will only live until the age of 93 or 94 maximum, but he has also said he will live to the age of 96.

All this depends on his birth date actually being November 1926. The official records show that he must have been born some years later! See review of Sathya Sai Baba’s school records discussed by Brian Steel and another set of pages with scans of the records here

Sathya Sai Baba’s prophecies can seldom be said to be fulfilled (because they are often very vague and ambiguous) and many are already signally failed predictions! The same goes for diverse prophecies believed to refer to him (Nostradamius, the Book of Revelations, Edgar Cayce – all very unlikely to refer to him). Other alleged ancient palm leaf prophecies cannot be provend to be ancient or even to exist physically. That they were not concocted after the facts of his adulthood were known (as in Narayana Shastri’s Suka Nadi claims) is not proved either, and there are several reasons for such a deception, including getting clients among the big Sai baba following in South India.

See more of the main prophecies here – plus discussion and analyses

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How the Sathya Sai mythology emerged beyond India

Posted by robertpriddy on March 4, 2009

The ‘first wave’ of publicity in the USA about Sathya Sai Baba came via Bob Raymer and associates. Australian Howard Murphet (author of  best-selling ‘Man of Miracles’) heard of Sai Baba from Bob Raymer and a second wave came to the USA via him and the yoga teacher Indra Devi and her friends. Other early US devotee proselyltizers who wrote hagiographies were Indra Devi, Arnold Schulman, Charles Penn, Hilda Charlton, Bob Rayman, Elsie and Walter Cowan, and Howard Levin (in the 1990s).  Fellow American Arnold Schulman’s 1971 book (‘Baba’) attracted much attention in USA, but he shows reluctance to see Sathya Sai Baba as God and never became a devotee. Tal Brooke wrote pro-Sai materials but later became  the first well-known ‘defector’ and critic of Sathya Sai Baba as a sexual abuser.

Three influential hagiographers

Three influential hagiographers

Most important in building the mythology – and the contact net for the Sathya Sai Organization in the Americas was Dr. John ‘Jack’ Hislop. His  associates and readers have long recirculated his stories and ‘incredible’ claims, which are packed with gullible zeal, spiritual ambition and naive humility. Among the most noteworthy implausible stories  of John Hislop is the claimed resurrection from the dead of the US millionaire Walter Cowan, which has been thoroughly disproven by Professor Erlendur Haraldsson and Basava Premanand.

The Walter Cowan resurrection story has been one of the most influential of Sathya Sai Baba’s claimed miracles, and as Brian Steel writes: “For decades, John Hislop and many other major and minor other spokespersons and devotees have boldly promoted and advertised as absolute proof of the Divine Powers of Sathya Sai Baba the most improbable story of the Hislop Crucifix, the picture of the predicted Prema Sai Baba on Hislop’s ring and the completely unsupported claim of the “resurrection” of Hislop’s friend, Walter Cowan. The authority and influence of such Sai celebrities has played a major role in the success of the international SSB Mission. The numbers of foreigners attracted to the Sathya Sai Baba fold since 1971 by this persuasive promotion is incalcuable.

Hislop states that in a conversation with Sathya Sai Baba at distant Prasanthi Nilayam a week later, the latter made this claim: “Mr Cowan died three times. I had to bring him back three times” (Ruhela, 240). What the story lacked from the outset was medical proof of the death. .. ” ( see Brian Steel’s thorough analysis of Hislop and the Cowan myth)

Sathya Sai Baba, who never shuns publicity when it is under his own control or that of his minions, encourages devotees to share their experiences of him, by which they are led to believe they obtain ‘holy grace’ and not least privileges when visiting the ashrams.

Perhaps the other single most influential book in promoting the fantastic claims about miracles which surpass in number and inventiveness anything attributed to Jesus, was the first volume of the  “official Sathya Sai Baba biography” by Professor  N. Kasturi, ‘Sathyam, Sivam, Sundaram, Part I!’ was largely the result of post factum reconstructions of events related by impressionable and uneducated villagers’ stories and general hearsay about his ‘major miracles’. Kasturi faithfully internalised all of Sathya Sai Baba’s so-called “teachings’ and repeated completely uncritically whatever Sathya Sai Baba said to him, in this way spreading and virtually endorsing the truth of it all.

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Hiding the belief that Sathya Sai Baba is God Incarnate

Posted by robertpriddy on February 15, 2009

Covering up more and more: The International Sathya Sai Organization’s leaders realized long ago that it was extremely necessary to play down the questionable sides of Sathya Sai Baba – his megalomaniac claims of being The Deity of all Deities at whose feet all prayers to whichever god eventually arrive and so forth (which they nevertheless must believe wholeheartedly – along with everything else he states – if they are to be high office-bearers in his cult). The International Organization was gradually convinced – not least by Westerners – that Sathya Sai’s ‘teaching’ and public image must be sanitized as far as possible so as not to put off people who would be sceptical (thus regarded as ’spiritually immature’). Therefore the fullest possible emphasis was to be put on Sathya Sai social service (’Seva’) and the miracles – unavoidable since they have always been Sai Baba’s main claim to fame – were only to be discussed as to their ‘inner meaning’ for spiritual growth.

Torbjørn Meyer, Denmark

Torbjørn Meyer,

From the 1990s onward the Scandinavian countries were instructed by the European Central Coordinator, Mr. Thorbjørn Meyer, to play down all the kind of proclamations that “people would not easily understand”, including the miracles and Sathya Sai Baba’s many claims of being the Divine Avatar come to save humanity and his many other documented ‘fantastic’ statements (read a cross-section of these). Evidently this applies with full force to the many allegations of murder involvement and sexual abuse by Sai Baba which continue to be reported. We have evidence that some devotees today think this is a very clever move on behalf of Sai Baba (and against those of us who want the truth about his deceits to be known). This is how cultist’s reasoning works. Thorbjørn Meyer and his associates in Copenhagen tried to deceive the Mayor ofFredriksberg that they were the Sathya Sai Organization when they tried to buy Arresødal Castle.

Arresødal Castle

Arresødal Castle

However, they were later hounded out by angry demonstrators from the Fredriksberg area! (See here and  here ) This was demonstrated at length in the Danish TV documentary film ‘Seduced’ about Sathya Sai Baba.

As already pointed out on this blog site, the surviving ‘Pink Twin’ Moiya O’Brien, denied on Australian TV that she sees Sai Baba as God. However, she certainly does as she is on record in her book ‘Touched by the Lord’ (!) where she writes, for example on p. 153 “… It was many years before we realised that the God we worshipped in our hearts was here in a form that someone has described as “Vibrating with the essence of all”. But she also admits that she does not tell the clients to the Association she co-founded what she really believes on this, for she wrote:

We tell people that He is a beautiful, loving spiritual being. We have to be cautious about telling people that He is God.” This is in accordance with the strict instructions of this clandestine cult Sathya Sai organization.

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The Sathya Sai Organisation requires all its members to accept that Sathya Sai Baba is God, this being stated clearly in the paper which, in many countries, new members must sign. Those who will not accept this condition are either not allowed to become members or – if already so – are excluded from the Organisation.

For a more thorough examination of this deceit by the Sathya Sai Organization, see ‘Downgrading Divinity’ by Brian Steel

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Sathya Sai Baba tells how he deceived examiners and more…

Posted by robertpriddy on October 29, 2008

V.K. Narasimhan recounted several times for me how Sathya Sai Baba told him about the two boys reborn as his dogs. He told V.K.N in detail how he had wilfully deceived the examiners by cheating on the behalf of the two boys. I always made diary notes directly after these conversations and have scanned a number of pages as further documentation of my various assertions. The story with new details about the boys and the dogs as reported by V.K.N. is seen here, with due comments

The cheating on behalf of two boys, Ramesh and Suresh, who used to sit at the same desk as Sathya Sai further shows that he was untruthful even from his earliest days (as is also borne out by many incidents related by Smt. Vijayamma who knew him when he was a young teenager).  On that day I also recorded the death of the Danish visitor at the ashram, whose brain cancer Sai Baba did not cure) and other details.

See also an account of Sai Baba’s story in his own words (with scanned documents)

Also on this subject, see Sathya Sai Baba’s Stories, 5 differing Versions of his Schooldays by Brian Steel.
The exam cheating story again, involving SSB, Suresh and Ramesh. After the major (alleged) October (1943) Declaration, when Sai Baba was leaving Uravakonda…

Another of Sathya Sai Baba’s version of the story of the two boys is also seen here:-

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Click to enlarge

This site has closed down, but the entire discourse in which Sai baba’s full acount of the incident is found at http://www.sssbpt.info/ssspeaks/volume31/sss31-29.pdf or, if still online, at http://www.saidarshan.org/baba/docs/d021020.html

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