In only 11 days, the iconic Sai Baba temple at Shirdi, has collected Rs 14.54 crore from donations, Rs 30.63 lakh of which is from foreign countries.
Narendra Modi offers prayers at Shirdi Sai Baba temple, gives house keys to PMAY-G beneficiaries across Maharashtra
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited Maharashtra's temple town of Shirdi to attend the closing ceremonies of a year-long festival marking the centenary of samadhi of the Shirdi Sai Baba. Modi also handed over keys of houses to beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G) and interacted with them via video conference.
Narendra Modi in Shirdi updates: PM says BJP-led govt working to better tourism in Maharashtra, flights to Shirdi to be increased
Narendra Modi in Shirdi updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed by Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and other state BJP members after landing at Shirdi airport. He is scheduled to participate in the Sai Baba Samadhi centenary celebrations.
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.
Believers like Shankaracharya find it more convenient to have someone to blame and fear, to find the hand of god in natural calamities.
Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu expressed disagreement with Shankaracharya's statements on women's entry into temples and Sai Baba's worship.
"By that logic there should have been no rape in the 400 yrs of this ban," one user said as Twitterati lashed out against Shankaracharya Swaroopanand
The case was mentioned before a bench of justices AR Dave and UU Lalit but Justice Dave recused himself from hearing the case.
Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati on Friday said the Home Ministry should probe the alleged flow of foreign funds into the bank accounts of Sai Baba supporters.
A 'Dharma Sansad' convened by the Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati of Dwarka Peeth passed a resolution that Sai Baba, the 19th century saint from Shirdi, should not be worshipped as a deity by the followers of 'Sanatan Dharma'.
A 'Dharma Sansad' convened by the Shankaracharya of Dwarka Peeth passed a resolution that Sai Baba should not be worshipped as a deity.
Refusing to budge from his stand on Shirdi Sai Baba, Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand on Sunday described him as a Muslim ascetic who could not be worshipped like a Hindu deity and said his campaign to protect the Hindu religion will continue even if he is sent to jail.
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.
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?
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.