Sunday, 24 April 2011

Indian guru Satya Sai Baba, passes away

One of India's most honored spiritual leaders, Shiri Satya Sai Baba, has expired in hospital at the era of 84. He had been admitted to hospital in his home town of Puttaparthi last month, suffering from respiratory problems and kidney failure. Doctors say the guru, who is thought to have millions of followers around the world. His organization has financed health and education projects, among them hospitals and clinics that claim to cure illnesses beyond the capabilities of mainstream medicine.
He get pleasure from prop up from all areas of Indian society including Bollywood  stars, players and politicians.His high-profile followers include previous Indian Prime Minster Atal Behari Vajpayee and cricket fable player Sachin Tendulkar.
Satya Sai Baba's hometown has been transformed into a huge complex of hotels, resorts, university buildings, and a giant ashram thronging with devotees. He rose to prominence as a youngster after announcing to his family that he was the reincarnation of Shirdi Sai Baba, a 19th Century Indian holy man who had been equally venerated by Hindus and Muslims. Many devotees considered him a living god, and accredited him with mystical powers including the ability to conjure objects out of the air.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh illustrated that He was a spiritual leader who inspired millions to lead a moral and meaningful life even as they followed the religion of their choice his death as an irreparable loss.


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