Birthday. Vast, Costly Pomp and Ceremony
By: Ex Baba admin
Barry Pittard's blogsite Call For Media and Government
Investigation of Sathya Sai Baba is at:
You can read his article
Sai Baba’s Birthday. Vast, Costly
Pomp and Ceremony at:
Sai Baba’s Dead Body Can (Almost)
Go Marching On
Sai Baba’s Imperial Decay
Pictures of Sai Baba’s Opulence and Self-glorification
Where Do Sai Baba’s Riches Come
"For decades, Sai Baba has not had to go to the maharajas. The
maharajas - or, to be more exact, their republican equivalents - go
to see him"
"Is this vast opulence amidst incredible poverty and squalor quite
the image that contemporary India, as she thrusts towards superpower
status, wishes the rest of the world to have of her?"
"In the selfsame India, there is, with what deepest irony, a
profoundly genuine splendour, down thousands of years, of saints and
sages living in the utmost simplicity"
"Where do the - no, not millions - billions
of dollars (and many another currency) come from that support Sai
Baba’s overweening self-glorification? The answer is, often - from
your country and mine"