Guru Sai Baba’s legacy: Death threats and scandal

Sai Baba It has been two months since the controversial Indian holy man Sai Baba passed away, leaving a swirling legacy and a network said to be worth at least £5bn.

Since then there have been allegations of financial malpractice, claims of death threats and uncertainty as to who may try and lead the movement he established in the south of India and which has since spread to 126 countries. [Read more...]

Sri Sathya Sai Baba dies

Sai Baba Controversial Indian spiritual guru Sri Sathya Sai Baba, revered by millions of followers as a living god, died Sunday in a hospital in southern India. He was 86.

Known for his philanthropic charitable work, Sai Baba was also controversial for his alleged ‘miracles.’

In 2004, the BBC aired “Secret Swami,” a documentary in which several former American followers recounted abuse at his hands. [Read more...]