Maharashtrian sufi context of Hazrat Sri Sai Baba of Shirdi (1838-1918).
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Pagination363 leaves.
Number of Pages363
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Open LibraryOL15470199M
ISBN 100612118827

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  As stated in authors preface of the book, the book is an adaptation of her Ph.D disseration entitled The Maharashtrian Sufi Context of Hazarat Sri Sai Baba of Shirdi (), accepted at the University of Toronto in as part of requirements for her doctorate in South Asian . His memoir appeared in M. W. Pradhan, Shri Sai Baba of Shirdi: A Glimpse of Indian Spirituality (), which has frequently been reprinted by the Sai Baba Sansthan of Shirdi. (43) See further Sai Padananda, Sri Narasimha Swamiji: Apostle of Sri Sai Baba, the Saint of Shirdi (Madras: All India Sai Samaj, ). The output of Narasimhaswami had.   Shirdi Sai Baba was an Urdu-speaker. He adapted to Marathi, but his basic linguistic and cultural affiliations reveal him as a Muslim, and more specifically as a Sufi of the liberal and unorthodox variety. One of his early Muslim disciples kept a notebook in Urdu which has permitted a strong insight into the Sufi orientation of the Shirdi Sai Baba. According to the book Sai Satcharita, Sai Baba arrived at the village of Shirdi in the Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, British India, when he was about 16 years old. He led an ascetic life, sitting motionless under a neem tree and meditating while sitting in an asana.

  97 Lawrence Babb has referred to the way in which Sathya Sai Baba (–)—who claimed to be a reincarnation of Sai Baba of Shirdi—was believed to have similar powers. “He has been reported, for example, to have performed surgery on devotees while they were dreaming.” It is held that he only appears thus when he has willed it, so that each such dream becomes a form of miraculous Author: David Hardiman. Sai Publications. Shirdi Sai Sansthan have following books published on sale with them. Below is the list and their price. Shri Sai Satcharita (Pothi) Marathi Sai Baba of Shirdi(Bharucha) Marathi. Download Free Sai Baba Books. Free PDF Version Books On Shirdi Sai Baba and his Leelas | EBooks, Digital Books of Shirdi Sai Baba, his teachings and about his temples.. Available for free download or read them online and spread his thoughts and leela in mind. Shri Sai Baba. Shri Sai Baba is revered as one of the greatest saints ever seen in India, endowed with unprecedented powers, and is worshipped as a God incarnate. (SAI meaning Sakshaat Ishwar) - GOD THE ABSOLUTE. This mysterious Fakir first made his appearance in Shirdi as a youth and remained there throughout his long life.

Then Sai Baba had a cap on His head. He wore Kafni and was fond of smoking Chilim (a pipe). Sai Baba helped Patil to find his lost horses, and Patil brought Sai Baba once again to Shirdi in his bullock cart. The cart halted near the Khandoba temple, where Sai Baba met His first disciple Bhagat Mahalsapathi.   This book provides an assessment of Shirdi Sai Baba, taking into account both the Muslim Sufi and Hindu components of his biography. The author has integrated the available materials without neglecting some frequently overlooked details and supporting data/5(3). Buy Sai Baba of Shirdi: A Biographical Investigation by Kevin R D Shepherd (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Life History of Shirdi Sai Baba. Chapter XXXII. Sugunameru Naik. Naik owned a shop at Shirdi. The devotees who came to Shirdi visited his shop for making purchases. One day, when a devotee named Madhuradas went to the shop, he found Naik and some others talking ill of a lady devotee who came to see Baba. Madhuradas also joined them in the evil.