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With loss of spiritual charm and economic focus after Sathya Sai Baba's demise, Puttaparthi awaits a miracle
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With loss of spiritual charm and economic focus after Sathya Sai Baba's demise, Puttaparthi awaits a miracle

Even six years since the death of Sathya Sai Baba, hailed by his devotees as a living god or bhagwan, the once small arid hamlet of Puttaparthi in Anantapur district is still mourning.

Sathya Sai family feud heats up as death anniv draws close
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Sathya Sai family feud heats up as death anniv draws close

Puttaparthi is getting ready for the one year anniversary of Sathya Sai Baba's death. But can the Sai Baba rest in peace while his heirs squabble over his legacy? Here's the latest - an angry open letter addressed to his nephew.

86th birth anniversary of Sri Sathya Sai Baba
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86th birth anniversary of Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Images from the 86th birth anniversary of the divine lord who passed away in April this year.

Can Puttaparthi become super Shirdi? The jury is out
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Can Puttaparthi become super Shirdi? The jury is out

Forget the 35 lakhs seized in a car leaving Puttaparthi. That's the least of the problems for Sai Baba's empire as it faces the future. Where should it look for guidance? Shirdi? Pondicherry? Tirupati?

Puttaparthi cancelled? Sai Baba's death tests a town's faith
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Puttaparthi cancelled? Sai Baba's death tests a town's faith

The Sai Baba transformed the small village of Puttaparthi into a bustling town. Puttaparthi is anxiously waiting to see if the crowds will return now that its crowd-puller-in-chief is gone.

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Sathya Sai Baba had told a devotee that "there will rise a bhavan" where lakhs from all over the world will come and wait for Sai darshan"

Millions mourn worldwide as Sathya Sai Baba buried
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Millions mourn worldwide as Sathya Sai Baba buried

The last rites of Sai Baba move millions to tears at Puttaparthi; online, devotees join in to express grief on Facebook and Twitter.

Sai Baba laid to rest at Kulwanth Hall with state honours
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Sai Baba laid to rest at Kulwanth Hall with state honours

India pays last respects to Sathya Sai Baba in Puttaparthi.