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Shirdi Sai Baba temple receives donations worth Rs 14.54 crore in just 11 days
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Shirdi Sai Baba temple receives donations worth Rs 14.54 crore in just 11 days

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
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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
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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
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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.

Shankaracharya is wrong, God doesn't punish honeymooners, encourage drought, rape
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Shankaracharya is wrong, God doesn't punish honeymooners, encourage drought, rape

Believers like Shankaracharya find it more convenient to have someone to blame and fear, to find the hand of god in natural calamities.

Venkaiah disagrees with Shankaracharya Swaroopanand's  remark on women in Shani Shingnapur temple
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Venkaiah disagrees with Shankaracharya Swaroopanand's remark on women in Shani Shingnapur temple

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu expressed disagreement with Shankaracharya's statements on women's entry into temples and Sai Baba's worship.

Women at Shani Shingnapur will increase rape cases: Twitter mocks Shankaracharya Swaroopanand
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Women at Shani Shingnapur will increase rape cases: Twitter mocks Shankaracharya Swaroopanand

"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

SC refuses to interfere on Sai Baba controversy
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SC refuses to interfere on Sai Baba controversy

The bench asked the devotees, who filed the PIL, to approach proper forum in case of a problem created against them.

Trust files PIL in SC to restrain derogatory remarks against Sai Baba
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Trust files PIL in SC to restrain derogatory remarks against Sai Baba

The case was mentioned before a bench of justices AR Dave and UU Lalit but Justice Dave recused himself from hearing the case.

Shankaracharya demands probe into the foreign funds of Sai Baba devotees
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Shankaracharya demands probe into the foreign funds of Sai Baba devotees

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.

Shankaracharya's diktat on Sai Baba: Chhattisgarh is Hindutva politics' new nursery
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Shankaracharya's diktat on Sai Baba: Chhattisgarh is Hindutva politics' new nursery

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'.

Don't worship Sai Baba as a deity, rules Dharma Sansad
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Don't worship Sai Baba as a deity, rules Dharma Sansad

A 'Dharma Sansad' convened by the Shankaracharya of Dwarka Peeth passed a resolution that Sai Baba should not be worshipped as a deity.

Sai Baba just a 'Muslim fakir', can't be worshipped: Shankaracharya
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Sai Baba just a 'Muslim fakir', can't be worshipped: Shankaracharya

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.

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.

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.

Who is Puttaparthi's next boss?
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Who is Puttaparthi's next boss?

Management of the estimated Rs 40,000 crore Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust; Key decisions to be taken after last rites on Wednesday.