Re: Theos-World The Next Torch-Bearer
May 17, 1999 08:57 PM
by Bart Lidofsky
Nick Weeks wrote:
> Bhagavan Sathya Sai Baba has been living and teaching theosophy (small t),
> and doing eye-catching occult demonstrations, in a public way, since the
> late 50s. He seems well qualified to be the Messenger, Torchbearer and
Not to mention a fraud, very likely a blackmailer, and possibly a
As far as fraud goes, his sleight of hand has been spotted many times.
One time, when his assistant screwed up a pass, it was caught on
videotape. The assistant was found murdered several days later. Numerous
ex-members of his group tell about him eliciting confessions from them,
and later using the information as blackmail against him. (for accounts,
plus AVI's of the video, use any search engine and look up Sai Baba.
There are a BUNCH of sites on Yahoo).
He claims to be omniscient. To explain his poor speaking and
understanding of English, he claims that he speaks English perfectly,
and only pretends not to understand it (!).
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