Sathya Sai Baba Deceptions Exposed

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No Golden Age in sight in Andhra Pradesh

Posted by robertpriddy on November 12, 2018

Despite Sathya Sai Baba’s massive promises and predictions of a ‘Golden Age’ of world peace and prosperity, there are no signs of it anywhere, and certainly not Puttaparthi, which continues to wither away, despite influential figures trying to push it into being a huge tourist location (probably bribed by rich Sai Baba family members). The following newspaper article outlines the problems there:-

Withered crops forcing farm workers to migrate
THE HANS INDIA |    Nov 10, 2018, 11:46 PM IST
Migration attributed to scanty rainfall and tanks drying up
State govt urged to prevent migration of farmers
Anantapur: Krishna water through Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanthi (HNSS) canals has not been released to the Assembly constituencies including Dharmavaram, Puttaparthi and Singanamala resulting in hundreds of farm labourers going on a migration spree in search of work as their crops withered away due to scanty rainfall recorded in the district this Rabi season.
Failure of authorities in diverting Krishna water to village tanks including the Dharmavaram and Bukkapatnam is said to be one of the reasons. There is also an allegation that Paritala Sunitha as a Minister was using her clout to get more water to her constituency and fill all village tanks.
There are distress signals emanating from Kadiri, Puttaparthi, Madakasira, Uravakonda and Penukonda areas due to injustice to certain areas in supply of Krishna water.
Krishna waters are being lifted from Srisailam and supplied through the HNSS canals while some areas were being ignored in the process as alleged by Dharmavaram MLA Vardapuram Suri, Puttaparthi MLA Palle Raghunatha Reddy and Singanamala MLA Yamini Bala.
Added to the alleged injustice, dry spell and dwindling of groundwater levels have also aggravated the problem leading to seasonal migration by farm labourers.
Many agriculture labourers instead of availing the NREGS work were preferring to go on migration as no one knows when the payments of wages will be made. The labourers allege that wage payments were kept due for four to five months.
What is the use of working when wages are not paid? asks labourers, who are fed up with the delays in payments. DWMA Project Director Jyothi Basu told The Hans India that all wage arrears had been cleared up to September 6th and only wages after the said date is pending payment.
This too will be cleared, he assured. Asked to comment on reports of farm labourers resorting to migration to neighbouring cities in search of work, Jyothi Basu stated that he would enquire into the veracity of the reports and would do the needful in case of a real problem.
Bandrepalle in Kadiri division is one village where there are mass migrations every year. There are reports that 70 per cent of the village is empty with locked doors. Tanekallu, Vidapanakallu, Mudigubba and Guntakal are areas where there is agriculture is in distress with withered crops and dried up bores.
Political parties particularly the CPI and CPM leaders Jagadish and Rambhoopal are urging the district administration to take steps to check migration and ensure the labourers get work locally and also immediate payment of wages.

A sorry state of affairs indeed, Robert. Yet, isn’t it in some aspects eerily reminiscent of the olden time, when Sathya Sai Baba was still alive? Droughts and forced migration were common occurances then too. And like most states in India, Andhra Pradesh was rife with corrupt government officials then too. The only difference was, back in that day, that the ‘avatar’ had sufficient clout and money to bribe such office bearers into doing his bidding, If he stood to gain anything substantial that was important enough to himself, mind, (which was virtually always gaining name and fame or needing their help to cover up some shady business). Because, as you have shown countless times over the past two decades: in fact, he did not care all that much for the wellfare of the downtrodden, hardworking local populace (or anyone else, for that matter). Fancy yet failed water projects were more his thing. And letting the poor, gullible, desperate village people flock to him for solace, and promise of better days ahead. No such thing: not then, not now. Instead, they lost their businesses, suffered wilting crops, didn’t get their rightful pay, and left if they could or because they had to. Broken promises all around. The ‘rainmaker’ could not make it rain when alive, nor could he stop it from pouring down. Nothing new under the sun, alas. The only consolation I can find in the whole sordid affair is the fact that he is gone too, silent forever. ‘Migrated elsewhere’, his devotees might say. Only a dead body, I say, mortal remains that stay behind in Puttaparthi permanently, nothing but a shrivelled corpse, dried out like the crops outside his deserted ‘abode of peace’. Which does not help those poor beggers one bit, I know. Just me a little, in my comfortable western home, where water is never in short supply (except for last summer).

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The Golden Age – Sai Baba’s promise to Connie Shaw discredited

Posted by robertpriddy on June 3, 2011

connie-shawSathya Sai Baba made predictions in private interview situations, knowing that they would spread like wildfire as uncontrollable rumours. Then, when the predictions failed, which they invariably did, there was no documentary proof that he made them, and devotees dared not confront him or what he said in any way. The same with many of the leelas and miracles, they are very important to the Sai Baba legend and are mixed up with disinformation, a clever technique at which Sathya Sai Baba was adept and he used his unwitting collaborators to propagate.

In 2002, a long-term devotee who was on her 31st visit to see Sathya Sai Baba, had a private interview (in the rear room) which she reported on the Internet. The web page has since been removed for obvious reasons, but a scan of the page is reproduced here (CLICK ON small scan on right to enlarge):-

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ZOOM INNow that 2008 has long passed by and international war continues in Afghanistan and a civil war backed by NATO in Libya took place. The so-called ‘war on terror’ is also being actively pursued and the US Congress is to pass a law defining cyber attacks as war, giving the right to respond militarily. A horrendous war raged in Syria from 2011, and has spread to Iraq where ISIS is warring against the Kurds and Shities. Outright war also occurred in Russia’s invasion of Georgia in South Ossetia, which Russia now occupies, and Russia provoked civil war in Ukraine and annexed the Crimea by force. There have been several major civil wars in recent times, such as in Dafur, Indonesia, in the Congo area and in diverse other minor war conflicts in African states. 

As to the Golden Age and transformation of human consciousness etc, it was heralded for decades by Sathya Sai Baba but, when failing to occur, was repeatedly promised at a new and later date. In 2012 it was further postponed until to the much promoted ‘advent of Prema Sai’ as a third reincarnation of Sai Baba in Southern India, whenever that is supposed to take place.  Another example of this kind of Sai Baba prediction:- The VIP devotees, Rita and Robert Bruce, were told by him about practically instant transformation of people’s consciousness after his 80th anniversary. But that anniversary was celebrated in 2006!  What kind of transformation is that? (see The Golden Age of Sai Baba)

Disinformation: “—  involves the deliberate, calculated dissemination of equivocal data, partially true, partially erroneous, in order to conceal something, to deflect attention in one or another peripheral or tangential direction. But the best lies are always embellishments or variations of the truth, not total fabrications. The most effective disinformation is always structured around a core of validity.” (from The Messianic Legacy by Baigent, Leigh & Lincoln London 1968)

Sathya Sai Baba claimed he was (and always is) the Director behind the scenes of all that happens on the world stage. This therefore necessarily includes events that are inexplicably evil and abominable, which he simply wrote off as all part of his ‘maya’ (i.e deceptive appearances), and ‘his Divine sport’ (i.e. leela). The Holocaust was but one relatively mild good example. This level of disinformation surely surpasses anything the biggest propaganda agencies of the last century have produced. It would be amazingly inexplicable that about 7 Indian Prime Ministers and 5 Presidents have endorsed this charlatan Godhead, were it not for the obvious fact that they have been under his influence long themselves and saw him as as important for their electorate in Andhra Pradesh and subsequently other Indian states. Not least, he was the biggest foreign currency earner in India for decades. That the Sathya Sai Central Trust was granted total freedom from customs and excise duties and taxation – and even after his ignominious death can conceal most of its accounts and transactions and remain largely unaccountable for anything, made it an Eldorado for money launderers and corrupt politicians, though its secrecy is so tight that this cannot be proven or even investigated! Note that the importance for the Indian economy of payments to the funds of gurus with followings outside the country has been essential, and has been a main source of foreign earnings.

There are any number of prophecies by Sathya Sai Baba which signally failed to come about – a list of links for those not acquainted with these gives the documentation and proofs in each case:-

Sathya Sai Baba failed prophesy as the ‘great saviour of mankind’  – eg. Sai Baba being ‘king of the whole world’ from AD 2000, Muslims recognizing him 9 years before his passing, and the whole world visiting Prashanthi Nilayam.
Sathya Sai Baba prophecies on his own death date – wrongly
Sathya Sai Baba as world saviour Well-known proclamations by Sathya Sai Baba are quoted on how he intends to save the planet and humanity… as well as some of his more incredible prophecies which have so far not come to pass.
Prophecies about Sathya Sai Baba in the Suka Nadi etc. Each prophecy is considered for its likelihood of having been made and its validity
Bogus Prophecies about Sathya Sai Baba
Sai Baba soon to fly unaided in the sky?
Sathya Sai prophesied as ‘king of the world’ from 2000
Sai Baba prophesies he will lift “a whole range of mountains“!
Sai Baba prophesies – Edgar Cayce and Nostradamus
Prophesies about Sai-Avatar
Bogus Persian prophetic texts, and Nostradamus’ prophecies
The Pope to preach Sai Baba’s message?

You can see a selected list of prominent signers of the Sai Petition here.

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Sai Baba: Help the Universe… and yourself!

Posted by robertpriddy on March 1, 2011

Text of letter posted on website

The website has posted a letter allegedly written by Sathya Sai Baba to one devotee. In a discussion there, devotees are thanking the one who posted it  from the depths of their hearts etc., while trying to absorb what it really means… One even questions the authenticity of the letter, but then a scan of the letter is also posted and the handwriting is very clearly that of Sathya Sai Baba. Probably the letter is undated and there is no mention in it of it being written in 2010 and thus applying to 2011, as was claimed by the poster. The heading looks like Sai Baba’s notepaper from years long gone (see below).

That people can take seriously such things only shows how the vast mass of devotees in India are willing and eager to believe virtually anything and accept directions of the most demanding kind as to how to live… constantly dulling their minds by repetition of names. This is a known key technique in diverting the minds of devotees from any kind of questioning or doubt about the guru and thus exerting control over them.

So “Mother Earth” is getting herself recharged! But we must “Beware of the dawning age”! What, the Golden Age? All the signs so far do show that the earth’s resources are under extreme pressure, forests are being lost at an increasingly alarming rate, the atmosphere, the land, the seas and the oceans are getting more polluted year by year. But “Swami knows” and knows better than any of us is the correct answer, of course. That head-in-sand attitude is encouraged throughout the Sathya Sai Organization, even though Sai Baba has warned of the same environmental dangers in frequent discourses! But he has it all under control, don’t you worry! “Someone is in charge” he has said. However, he blames it all – including tsunamis and volcanic eruptions – on the sinful actions of humans (Is he in charge of their willpower?… He has said he cannot make people do his will!). His solution to all the dangers; “perfect surrender” to his will, constant repetition of the name and other such futile time-wasting self-hypnosis and programming.

All who do so will be “white angels”, who have “to help people in distress at that time”. Why such distress if the Golden Age of perfect peace is to begin? Because not all will enter the Golden Age if they do not offer “perfect surrender ” such as by repeating the name? There is a sinister hint there, is there not? As to whiteness, does it refer to men’s cotton pyjamas at the ashrams, or how could the colour help? To what time does this refer? If the welcoming of the Golden Age has started (by Sai Baba), this is not the Golden Age itself? Your guesses are all as good as anyone’s. If you “derail” from the path, the Mother will give you bitter medicine to put you back. Sounds rather nastily threatening nonetheless, that!

Consider the depth of vagueness in this: ” The distance  between you and Me is the distance between you and your mind.” Whatever is he on about, it makes no sense? Does he even know himself? If so, why can’t he ever explain?

Scan of 1st page of the letter from Sai Baba

Through the years Sathya Sai Baba has been reported many times as telling people in interviews that drastic earth changes are coming. He has allegedly produced globes and maps showing the earth as it will appear after such cataclysmic changes – entire countries submerged and so on. Some of his predictions of the major threats have already been made redundant by events (see for example his prediction of a pole shift some years ago

See also:-

The Golden Age of Sai Baba …  era of Love, Peace, Righteousness, and Truth. This “Golden Age,” as He calls it, is destined to begin soon with an event (or series …

Golden Age of the Avatar – Sai Bab
The Utopian beliefs in a Golden Age, and the literally incredible ‘spiritual’ world transformation …

85th Birthday: Golden Age, Prema Sai Baba
…  who also believes in Prema Sai says about the promised Golden Age:- “Baba’s is an unfolding gospel. He adds to His revelation …

Sai on World Catastrophe? …  should have told 18 young boy students of a coming world catastrophe where he would rule the world for some while and these students …  prophesies (several times in interviews about a world catastrophe where he produced maps or even globes showing a vastly altered …

Global disaster predicted – or not? …  SB made a large number of predictions about a coming global catastrophe Sathya Sai Baba let the rumour mill grind on for years

False Predictions by India’s Revered “Omniscient Avatar”major parts of continents and an entirely new North Pole position. Further, a number of residents at Prashanthi Nilayam have long circulated a list of 27 highly imaginative mostly catastrophic` predictions around the millennium that Baba is supposed to have made to 18 students at Ootacamund before 1984. None of these predictions took place as stated.

Sai Baba promised vast miracle soon He will lift a range of mountains to protect his devotees!

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Golden Age of the Avatar – Sai Baba

Posted by robertpriddy on June 30, 2009

“Be assured that the Lord has come to save world from calamity.” (Sathya Sai Speaks Vol. 2, p. 17 – March 1961)

“The meaning of Avataar (Divine Incarnation) is this: to save mankind, God out of His love, comes down to the level of man and arouses the Divine Conscioussness in man.” (Sathya Sai Speaks Vol. 14, p. 386 – Xmas Eve, 1980)

The Utopian beliefs in a Golden Age, and the literally incredible ‘spiritual’ world transformation by Sai Baba and his followers, is all but a dream, no doubt highly desirable in many respects. Yet it is not easy to abandon such a dream, even when the fabric is irrevocably torn to bits and those who dare look can see through it to the reality it covers up. I write not only from personal experience but also observing many other devotees I knew from my many years of leadership in the Norwegian Sathya Sai organization going through the process and – more often – baulking at it and refusing to look at any of the extremely disturbing evidence.

Sathya Sai Baba capitalises on people’s uncertainty and ignorance of anything to do with real truth by ever reaffirming to people that they are uncertain and ignorant. Sathya Sai Baba has insisted that he alone knows the right timing for everything and acts accordingly. When, in so many instances, he does not keep his word, he puts the blame on the person he made promises to for not having asked from the heart or that something about them was not genuine, or that they were simply not ready or worthy to receive his grace etc. A good headmaster of a school is just in his judgments and equal-handed in his rewards and punishments. An experienced master uses the carrot and backs it up when it fails to work by the stick. Sathya Sai Baba’s visible and invisible rewards (i.e. as promised for the future) are supposed exceed the punishments he is thought eventually to mete out to those who accept positions of trust then seriously let him down. So all his promises have to be taken in the context of this unintelligible cosmic plan which he claims alone to know and effect… and this actually makes them as unreliable in terms of human experience as anything can be. He can’t lose and you can’t win, as long as you accept his vast claims at face value!

The well-known New Zealand devotees (‘VIP’s in Sai circles), Poppy and Arthur Hillcoat, were in Cherepovets (Russia) in May, 2005. Poppy reported that she met Sai VIPs Rita and Robert Bruce before leaving for Russia, and they told her Sai’s latest prediction to them:

“At the conference Rita and Robert conducted a one-day workshop of ‘parenting school’ and a workshop on ‘family and marriage’. I don’t recall exact titles. And it was Rita Bruce whom Swami told about practically instant transformation of people’s consciousness after his 80th anniversary.” Translated report on the Russian Forum – see screen capture of original Russian text below:-

BUT the 80’th anniversary is long past – where is the instant transformation?

Further Sathya Sai Baba quote on his ‘mission’: “... (the) Atma principle assumes a form from time to time for the sake of redeeming the world and establishing righteousness” (Sanathana Sarathi Sept. 1989. p. 229f and Sathya Sai Speaks Vol. 22, p. 182).

He makes no secret that it is he himself who embodies the Atma principle in this era and that he is establishing righteousness… but this is strange indeed when he has strayed so much from his own teachings in so many ways, and not least when we consider the condition of Indian crime and corruption which imbues most of the politicians (according to for example, Britain’s leading Indian immigrant, the ‘curry king’ Sir Gulam Noon, MBE. India’s former Election Commissioner P.N. Seshan was even more damning of his own country’s system and includes the judiciary as corrupt and unjust to nearly all citizens).

See also

The Golden Age of Sai Baba

85th Birthday: Golden Age, Prema Sai Baba


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