IN INDIA, IN THE NAME OF RELIGION:
Pilgrims fed 'rotten' prasad laddoos at Shirdi's Sai Baba temple
Agencies - Wed Aug 29 2012, 16:02 hrs
On August 25, devotees complained that the prasad laddoos made at the at the famed Sai Baba temple smelled foul and tasted bitter...
by SANDIP ROY
Now that the Sai Baba is gone, Puttaparthi, his seat of power, needs role models as it maps out its future.
Pondicherry? Shirdi? Tirumala?
Devotees point hopefully to all of these as proof that there is an afterlife.
But the saffron robes don’t fit quite so neatly...
It seems that many of the beliefs and teaching of Shirdi Sai Baba are similar to Sikhism. He's not regarded as a Sikh, Hindu, Christian, Muslim or Buddhist, yet many people of different faiths pray to him. Just interested in others opinions really?
Sai Baba of Shirdi, the god who...