SaiBaba Invigilator Blog Alleges Sathya Sai Baba Promotes ‘Tantric Corpse Eating’

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22 Sai Students Respond To The Allegations Against Sathya Sai Baba

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Twenty Two Sai Students Respond To The Allegations Against Sathya Sai Baba
An Amazing Set Of Emails Suppressed On The English ExBaba Domain

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» Introduction: TOP
Just recently, Lisa DeWitt found a webpage on the Dutch ExBaba domain whose contents were never divulged on the English ExBaba domain. The ExBaba webmaster (Reinier Van Der Sandt) purchased access to the alumni.net website and obtained a list of 206 names and emails of Sathya Sai Students attending the Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School and the Sri Sathya Sai Institute Of Higher Learning (both in Puttaparthi, India).

These emails were personally obtained from Sai Students by Reinier Van Der Sandt (a fierce and relentless critic of Sathya Sai Baba) and he published them in March 2001. Therefore, the integrity of these emails are vouched for by an Anti-Sai Activist himself. The ExBaba webmaster emailed 206 Sai Students (promising them confidentiality) hoping to get an admission of, or knowledge about, sexual abuse allegations against Sathya Sai Baba. What he received were 22 emails from Sai Students (many attending Baba’s schools for many years) where all of them (without exception) denied the allegations against Sathya Sai Baba and related positive encounters and experiences with him.

These emails wholly refute the numerous claims (made by Anti-Sai Activists) that Sai Students are all aware of Sathya Sai Baba’s alleged sexual behaviors among themselves and that they are imprisoned, isolated, desperate for help, etc. It is also important to point out that many of these Sai Students had graduated and were not living at Baba’s Ashram when they received Reinier’s email. Therefore, they had nothing to hide and were at liberty to say whatever they wanted.

This purposely suppressed webpage also provided a source (i.e., alumni.net) where a list of 155 Sai Student Names could have been obtained. In September 2001, on several Anti-Sai forums and sites, an anonymous person using the name “Ex-Sai Student” (since exposed as “UsedByBaba“) posted a list of 155 Sai Student names and claimed that all of them were sexually abused by Sathya Sai Baba. In the past 5 years, not even one Anti-Sai Activist, Anti-Sai Media or Anti-Sai Rationalist has been able to confirm even one single case of sexual abuse from any Sai Student in the list of 155 names (or anywhere else, for that matter).

Reinier Van Der Sandt attempted to equate a “no response” (to his email inquiries) with a “hesitatation to respond because of an other reason” (implying that Sai Students were hesitant to respond because they were sexually abused). Since Reinier (the ExBaba webmaster) believed this (as evidenced on Email 10) it is entirely possible that the list of 155 Sai Student names was published in an attempt to force these Sai Students into giving some sort of confession. Needless to say, it didn’t work. This also shows to what extreme Anti-Sai Activists are willing to go to smear Sathya Sai Baba and his students when they don’t get a response to their vitriol and baseless accusations. Reinier relied on paranoia, speculation and presumption to base his belief that Sai Students were sexually abused.

» (Reinier Van Der Sandt) ExBaba Webmaster’s Email To Sai Students: TOP
Referenced from: rfjvds.dds.nl/ex-baba/kortnieuws/uitslag.html

25 March 2001

Dear Student,

I am the webmaster of a Dutch site, that explores the activities of Sai Baba.

You are receiving this email, because I am deeply concerned about the complaints against Baba, I have heard, that Sai Baba, your Avatar, is sexually molesting students and other male devotees, is this true?

Would you be honest in telling me whether this really happens or not?

I understand that you might have trouble in telling me, because I am aware that these things cannot be written so easily, especially when you are (or were) a student in Prasanthi Nilayam.

There are a few questions I’d like to ask, maybe you have heard them spread by other people too, and they made you shiver, but please, I am very serious, I don’t have a sick mind in asking you this:

  1. Did you ever have an Interview with Baba?
  2. Did he put his arms around you, just as lovers use to do?
  3. Was there some kissing between you and Baba during this Interview?
  4. Did Baba ever rub oil into your genitals?
  5. Was there any kind of masturbation, and did you let him do this to you?
  6. Did you gratify him orally?
  7. Did you like what you were doing?
  8. Was he gratifying you?
  9. Did you like what he was doing, or not? Or did you think:
  10. That it was necessary to let him do this to you, claiming that it helped to release your sexual tension, or that it helped to give you some ‘Spiritual Cleaning’?
  11. Did Baba say not to mention anything to anyone about what had happened?
  12. Do you have friends who may have had these experiences?
  13. Have you ever heard of anyone, who has had such kind of treatment?

I should like to explain my modest point of view on these activities; even the slightest worse, putting his arms around you, or the kissing, is, in my opinion, not right, not even in India, not even done by Sai Baba in India. I can image that, in case of any disease, a doctor should investigate your genitals, but I think, all other cases in which this happens, are not ok.

Sexual activities like these, could be normal between lovers, these things may happen, but not when you are consulting Baba, in an so called Interview, where personal problems should be treated with, in your case, some extrasensory perception or some other form of New Age psychotherapy.

Let me play things open and explain what I am doing:

I have found four Baba schools on www.alumni.net, I am investigating two of them:

1. Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School (21 addresses)

2. Sri Sathya Sai Institute Of Higher Learning (185 addresses, there are a few more, but the letter ’O’ on www.alumni.net didn’t work )

I have sent and email to all students, I received 22 answers, they were all very positive about Baba and his teachings and the general atmosphere in the Ashram, they are all convinced that there is no such thing as sexual abuse, my email bounced 4 times, means that I couldn’t reach four persons, so 184 students didn’t answer. 

I hope that you will decide to e-mail about it. In that regard I want to let you know that, if necessary, help is being offered to you. I know some people, one of them is a school psychologist, that are willing to write, phone, or e-mail with you to help in painful situations. 

Don’t be afraid, I won’t take advantage of your story, your email will be handled very discrete, and besides that, your name won’t ever be published, it is just that I’m trying to help, and to remind you, that all people in Holland are deeply concerned about your situation in the Ashram of Sai Baba in India.

Very, very nice greetings,

A Friend

XXX (Reinier Van Der Sandt)

» Sai Students Respond To The Allegations: TOP
The ExBaba Webmaster withheld the identities of these students (as he promised in his letter above). Reference to “XXX” refers to the ExBaba Webmaster (who withheld his name as well). These emails were obtained and published by a critic and defamer of Sathya Sai Baba. Consequently, the authenticity of these emails is vouched for by an Anti-Sai Activist himself:


» Email 01 TOP

Hi!

I’m sorry but all this information is false and so there is no evidence to give. I don’t know why you believe all this crap. You people have no shame. I’m an ex-student and so is my brother and we have gone through nothing rubbish by Swami. Please stop all this non-sense talk.

Student

» Email 02 TOP

Hi,

All the allegations against Sri Sathya Sai Baba are baseless and are false. I was a student of Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School. I know almost all the students in the School and the Institute as all of us lived in the same hostel. With the interaction I had with Baba and all the students, I can say with confidence that no such thing as sexual molestation happens in Prasanthi Nilayam. All this is pure blasphemy intended to defame Baba, the divine.

Thanks,

M.

» Email 03 TOP

It’s NOT true. I studied there for 7 years and there is no such thing. I have 2 masters degrees from SSSIHL for which I paid nothing in the form of tuition fee or any other fee. I am a better man it’s all because of the teaching of Sai Baba and my teachers at the university.

As a webmaster you should be able to understand the kind of facilities we had at our computer science lab and compare them with other universities. We had (in 1997) a DEC Alpha server and 3 Alpha work stations for just 9 students of our class. Each of these servers can support hundreds of users. Most of the professors we have are from IITs(India’s premier technical institutes) and a few from well known universities in USA(Cornell etc.)

Regards,

N.

» Email 04 TOP

Dear fellow devotee,

This is really absurd. I do not know where you are getting this information from. Rumors always exist. In all cases these were started by some jealous people. I have studied at Prasanthi Nilayam from 1979-1984. There are always some students who spread these rumors to cover up their bad behavior. For example, a student whom I know quite well (he was in my class) was caught smoking in the college. The warden kicked him out of the college for smoking. When he left the college he started some silly rumor.

So my honest opinion is just ignore.

R.

» Email 05 TOP

Sairam XXX

Any way I appreciate that u asked frankly. I am one of the fortunate to know about saibaba what media is writing is just junk. there is nothing wrong happening in ashram. See few people when they do not get what they want they can go to any extent. why go so far take a couple who loved for years got married when they get divorce they say he/she is not good but till other day she/he was everything. just the media is creating hype which is junk. Swami (saibaba) takes care of everyone so well even my parents would have not taken care of me that well. If at all u are true to your profession go head and publish what I am telling see in this world people know only to speak bad about others they do not want good. when Jesus was on earth people crucified him but today there are billions of followers let us not make the same mistake. This mail is not structured what came to my mind I wrote it. Feel free if you want to know more.
with regards

and love

G.

» Email 06 TOP

Dear friend,

I was a student of Prasanthi Nilayam and I came out from there with an education not only in my field of specialization but also as a much better human being than I was before. I value what I obtained there and that is enough for me. I do not think I would be making an overstatement if I state these are the feelings echoing from the heart of every student who has come out of there.

Please be kind enough and refrain from sending me any more e-mails of this sort. Kindly also remove me from your mailing list.

A student

» Email 07 TOP

Dear Mr. XXX

I am glad you have sent me this mail.This indicates that you are seriously interested in knowing about Swami and not frivolous in believing hearsay’s/rumors.

I have been in Prasanthi Nilayam for 7 years and know for sure that there were no such cases of molestations.

In fact,we felt more comfortable at Puttaparthi than any where else for the warm feeling of love and togetherness which only true family/friends can provide.

Regards

V.

» Email 08 TOP

Please,

This is not new to me. I have heard these stupid and dirty things before. The people who spread these things are mentally sick. May Baba shower his grace on them so that they can get rid of the sick mentality.

I have stayed in the ashram for three years. I had the chance to witness several miracles of Baba. He has cured many people. And rests assure that you are also having a very sick mentality. You are doing a great harm to yourself by sending this email around to each and every student on the list. Talking such things and spreading these words around is a big sin. As Baba says “No one can get rid of his or her Karma”. You should stop sending emails immediately. There is no truth in such stories. Some sick person says this and another sick person like you trusts this and thus spreads this disease around. If you have time and energy please utilize this in spreading good thins around. Email stories which praise the almighty.

Certainly their are people around who speak like this about your religion. Wise ignore all this. Don’t do all this. I am telling you this for your own benefit.

Sai Ram

S.

» Email 09 TOP

Dear sir.

Thank you for writing to us and clarifying things rather than keeping doubts within you.

I am a person who has known Swami since I was in my first grade that  is past at least 19 years. I have studied in his Institute for about 7 years and in the time that I have spent there I can only say that such messages are but rumors and could be the act of people who  are more concerned about the spirituality of others than their own.

Believe me, to us, Swami (as we lovingly call him) is more like a mother father brother sister teacher friend all put together and there is no one, no one, I tell you, in this world who can reciprocate your love in such a way.
We have heard of lots of Gods and saints come by and gone but Sai Baba is a living example. I am not a fanatic. I am not insisting people to pray to him or follow him but just think a person who has:

1. build institutions throughout the country (with three main universities at Bangalore and  Andhra Pradesh) offering FREE education
2. build two BIG Super Specialty hospitals at Puttaparthi and Bangalore
3. done a major Water Project providing clean drinking water to lakes of people
4. whose guidance has made highly qualified people like Doctors engineers to offer their services free
5. who has made people think about their duty towards society and made people in the Sri Sathya Sai Seva organization one of the biggest Non Government Organizations to be performing yeoman service to people through out the world.

All this and many more and the reason behind this is only one single person: Sai Baba. Do you think such feats can be done by people who do not have control over themselves ?

To convince others first one must convince oneself and believe me Sai Baba’s conviction is like a mountain.

Rumors came and went by for even Jesus but his glory still remains.
If you need to swim, you need to first get into the water. In spirituality you first experience and then develop faith. Only in science you first observe for evidence and make the laws.

You need not believe in Sai Baba’s divinity but can at least get inspired to help someone out of your earning daily?

So friend please do not have such doubts. I am seeing some more of my friends to write to you so that you can rest at peace.

Thank you

May God bless you

Love

K.

» Email 10 TOP

Hi,
Good morning! As I don’t have enough time to answer all your questions, let me tell you this: “You ARE completely mistaken to get such negative ideas about the Ashram and more over about Sai Baba. I consider that the Ashram is the best place on the Earth and I did not face any situation or event which could even get me a remote doubt about the sanctity of the place and people there.

I have read your mail and your logic makes no sense to me. I am writing about your logic that went on like

“I have sent 90 emails, it is just possible for me to send ten emails a day from http://www.alumni.net, there are still 116 addresses to go, until now I received 8 answers from students, they were all very positive about Baba and his teachings and the general atmosphere in the Ashram, they are all convinced that there is no such thing as sexual abuse, so 82 students didn’t answer, let us say that 60 persons are not interested – this is just a loose estimate -, so that leaves us to 22 individuals, that hesitate to respond because of an other reason, and yes, I have to be honest, my email bounced 4 times, so that leaves me to 18 persons that should have another reason for not responding my email.”

First of all, all the students coming out of the SSSIHL are very well placed all over the busy world. Just because someone does not respond to your query, it gives no proof/disproof to any of your suppositions. For example, if I send some mail about some stupid stuff to all the presidents and/or prime ministers of all the countries, and do a survey like you are doing now, based on their not responding I can prove or disprove anything and everything in this world.

My point is that you must first know the basics of conducting a survey or poll. No logic in this great world accepts the “NO RESPONSE” as response “NO”. There is lot of difference between these two. I think you and your organization will be better off if you take some time to think about what I wrote. I am not interested in hurting anyone. I don’t need to prove/disprove anything to anyone. I am not doing that either. I care for you as a fellow being on this beautiful creation of GOD. Be happy and don’t waste your precious time. If you still want to spend time in this poll, do it in the right manner.

I request you that you please do not send me an email regarding any of your future polls like this, because I may not respond in which case you may get a chance to mis-interpret my “No response”.

Thanks for patient reading.

Have a great day

A.

» Email 11 TOP

Dear sir or who ever u are,

I appreciate ur attempt to explore the activities of Bhagawan Sri Satya Sai baba. But May I know with what capacity are u doing this, did someone personally complain to u.

I have the student of the ashram for a very longtime and know the place and people very well. I have acquired my knowledge and meaning for life only in the ashram. For me there is nobody more than Bhagawan and praying to him is the least I can do everyday to remember him.

Prasanthi Nilayam is abode of peace both for students and devotees. I think since you are getting such spiral misleading ideas it is better you visit the place and get some peace of mind. Only Bhagawan can help u in attaining peace of mind.

Dear sir, I have had lots of interviews with Baba and many a times a long chat but never had anything of such which u have mentioned happened to me. My sincere suggestion is before u start doing this exploration u better visit the place and have blessings of Baghawan and you might feel that the entire exercise you are doing is a futile one. I pray to Bhagawan to help you in taking right path in this short period of what you called life.

Sai ram

» Email 12 TOP

Dear Sir

Sai Baba is god …… All that has been projected, are all false allegations, do not consider them, only place in the world which is pure, serene, is Prasanthi Nilayam ……

greetings

Best Regards

S.

» Email 13 TOP

Dear friend,

I was a student at Sathya Sai Institute at Prasanthi Nilayam and have had interviews with Baba and have friends who were very close to baba.To me Sai Baba is god incarnate on earth and I have not felt or heard from any real sources the allegations that are being wired over the net as well as the allegations raised in your email. Even I was disturbed deeply with the allegations on the net and did my own enquiry. I even contacted some of the students whose name had appeared in the net. Nothing of this has ever happened according to my enquiry.Some of the stories are circulated falsely under the name of some students who were close to Baba and these students have no clue of the news. I can give you names if you need. Some of the news circulated in the net is totally false and I know it because I was there at the time period mentioned and no such thing had ever happened. Do not be carried away by these wild allegations. Sai Baba is god incarnate on earth and I have had personnel first hand experience of his Godhead. If u have any more questions feel free to ask.

Love and SaiRams

M.

» Email 14 TOP

Hi XXX

By way of introduction , let me say I am K. and a student of mathematics. This intro is to help that I have a very curious mind and a very logical and scientific thought process.

Just to put things in a different perspective,  I would like to quote Benjamin Disraeli who said, there are 3 kinds of lies :

” LIES , DAMNED LIES and STATISTICS”

So, I would suggest that your thought that your rationale of following the number of people who have not responded to your mail , is not conclusive as proof in itself that ur statements are true. Do you have any qualitative proof on this topic?

Secondly , in this fast moving world , god knows  how many people have dismissed your mail as yet another junk mail from a jobless , faceless guy that they do not know. God knows how many people even read it in the first place.

Sorry to say that your theory does not hold water.

Waiting for your rebuttal

Sincerely

K.

» Email 15 TOP

Dear Mr. XXX

First of all, I should commend you as an individual for having come out in the open with your doubts. That, I think, is an indicator of your willingness to form an opinion based on your findings rather than on hearsay.

Coming to your doubts, I would like to make one thing clear – Sai Baba, or Swami as we call him, is an Avatar. By definition, an Avatar is a highly-evolved being and will not, repeat, will not indulge in such a profane thing as sexual molestation. Why, any average human being will not indulge in such acts. What to  speak  of an Avatar! I speak this with the knowledge that I have gained from close interaction with Swami.

I can understand your doubts – they are caused by a number of reports that have started coming now, on the Net, and elsewhere. I consider this to be a test of your faith in Him. In case you have any doubts regarding Baba’s character, then, as a webmaster you have the added responsibility of finding out the truth for yourself. If you approach Swami with an open mind, you will find that such rumors are totally baseless because He is the very embodiment of Divinity.

I would recommend a visit to Puttaparthi to see things with your own eyes. I would be more than willing to help you in this regard.

The joy He gives to people living thousands of miles away – even in countries like the embattled Croatia – is  just incredible. If He is not Divinity, I ask you, who or what is?

Regards,

M.

» Email 16 TOP

What is ur intent? I have been a swami’s student for the last 7 years. Do tell me ur understanding of how a God man should be.

tell me

S.

» Email 17 TOP

Hello Mr. Sick XXX

My words can not change you or help you get out of the ugly and junk pot you are trying to stick your mind in.

I strongly recommend that you visit Baba once and I am sure Swami will put your sick mind at ease.

Without proper information, you have no right to stand on an intelligent pedestal and attempt to pose such stupid & outrightly junk questions at us.

Baba doesn’t need my vocal response to defend Him : He knows our hearts and we know His. You do not even deserve an answer or a response from any of us to your despicable emails.

But though I dont believe I can alter your filthy mind, I hope you stop sending these emails to my brothers and sisters. If you have the slightest guts and have even the slightest intelligence, go to Puttaparthi and give urself a week to get a true experience of the Divinity.

Help yourself, Even if Baba forgives you, I can not!

B.

» Email 18 TOP

Thanks for ur concern, there’s nothing the way u r thinking is happening at Puttaparthi, so please dont bother anymore and next time before you begin your investigation from your office or your drawing room at your residence u better go to the place and start looking at what you want to find, you would get all your answers rather than trying to make your own stories or presumptions. That would help you a lot, I believe, and for Gods sake please stop bothering us about it and mind your own business.

your well wisher.

» Email 19 TOP

Hello Mr. XXX

I am the recipient of the mail you have sent from Alumni.Net.

There is something I would like to know from you. If there is no problem can you tell me the name of the website you are webmaster of.
Have you ever visited India and in particular Prasanthi Nilayam. Have you had the opportunity of observing how Baba conducts himself.

If so I would like to ask you do you believe in what you have written in this letter. and if you are so concerned and want to do good for others my advise would be that you make a visit and see for yourself. Even earlier there was mention of these kind of things by some people I think in some of the magazines in India itself but I feel all this is done to gain some publicity. In my opinion you should go and see the place for yourself and then go about asking questions.

To answer your questions:

1. Yes I did have an opportunity to have an interview with Baba, but nothing like what you have mentioned has been observed or experienced by me.

2. Yes he does put his arm around you but only to pat you on the back or shoulder not for any other reason.

Hope this clarifies your doubts.

J.

» Email 20 TOP

Dear Friend.

Though I was a student I never had any interviews with Baba which eliminates all the questions you asked. But it certainly brought many facts of life to think about. But, I will not hesitate to say that my life is better now than it would have been.

Happy questing.

Another friend.

» Email 21 TOP

Hello XXX,

I never heard of such things happening! And, I just ignore what ever propaganda that’s going on against Swami.

I have enjoyed my stay as a student in Prasanthi Nilayam. I cherish those few years of my life very much. Even as old student I make regular visits to Prasanthi Nilayam to have His darshan. Many people told me that they were against Baba and they don’t believe Him, and some try to get into argument with me (which is never invited by me)…My only answer to all those people is, “I did not ask you to believe Him.. I appreciate if you let me live in my beliefs. I try to improve myself by practicing (in what ever little way I can) Swami’s teachings.

If you are not a believer/follower/devotee (what ever it is..) of Swami, please do not send any thing against Him to me.

I get hurt.

If you are a devotee of Swami, please never bother the crab that’s going on against Him.

With Best Regards,

S.

» Email 22 TOP

Dear Friend,
Sairam!

Well, to really know Sai Baba one has to see, feel and experience Him personally. One cannot… never know Who He really is….He is Beyond our Mind… So I suggest that You should make a visit to India and see.. meet Him. I think then your doubts and queries will be answered.

I think nobody Will ever be able to clear your doubt Except Sai Baba…..

Thank you.

Sincerely yours,

V.

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J. Jagadeesan’s Letter About The Sathya Sai Baba Controversy

Jagadeesan And The Sathya Sai Controversy

J. Jagadeesan’s Letter About The Sathya Sai Baba Controversy

An Open Letter to All Malaysia Leaders of Sai Centers and Youth
Coordinators (National, Regional and Center Levels)
Date: 7th October 2000
Re: The Sai Movement – The Future – The External Threat

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Recently, I sent an open letter to all Malaysian Sai leaders and youth coordinators on the subject of “The Internal Threat.” Today I would like to address the issue of “The External Threat” to the Sai movement. The “INTERNET” has become both a curse and a blessing! A blessing for those who seek to advance the boundaries of knowledge and to communicate good and noble thoughts to all at the click of a button, and a curse to all who use this incredible technology to indulge in filth and negativity!

I am specifically referring to the spread of negativity about Bhagawan Baba by forces that have their own agenda of Action! Unfortunately, since youth are the ones who most extensively use the Internet, they are often both the perpetrators and victims of this insidious campaign to malign the name of one of the noblest beings, who has walked the earth – nay – a Being of Divine Majesty who walks this earth.

Let me put this to you in the crudest terms possible, for I have no better way to demonstrate to you the grossness of the actions some are taking! If you see faeces on the ground, would you take it and hand it over to your friend? If you heard someone hurling vile accusations about your father and mother would you pass this on to your friend? Yet this is what some adults and youth are doing! Some do it in mistaken innocence of a gossip monger, who even though he or she does not believe in the gossip, feels a sense of “self glorification” by being the one to pass on the gossip… with a conniving whisper “have you heard of this?”

There are yet others, whose faith is weak, who have been involved with Sai, at a superficial level even for a long time! Others having possibly been denied of a miracle or favor from Sai, or ignored by Him after considerable personal attention, eagerly take up this filth and pass it on to others – hoping that others will also equally deny the Divine force and majesty of Sai!

This is the pathetic story of the fox that got its tail cut and is now trying to persuade others that a “cut tail” is the fashionable thing to have! In the story of the “fox that cut its tail” the other foxes saw through the insidious plan of the fox and chased him away! Unfortunately, in the case of Sai Centers and Sai devotees, many “Sai foxes” have unwittingly allowed their tails to be cut and they are thus depriving themselves of the greatest chance of a lifetime!

I say all this with certainty, for I acclaim the Divine Force that Sai represents, from the point view of one who was at one time a strong anti-Sai! It is thus not a blind “herd mentality” that I follow – but a firm conviction from not only my own experience, but that of many other devotees and even beings of the 4th dimension! I have written enough about these in my books “Journey to God” – Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 to warrant further elaboration. What Does Sai Say? Let me quote to all of you an extract of a letter from Sri Indulal Shah, the International Chairman! I quote. “Some time ago I had circulated a quotation from Bhagawan Baba’s divine discourse. I reproduce the same below:

“Many of you are pained by what some papers are indulging in, regarding me! Many are urging that something should be done about it. But, I am holding everyone back, for that is the best way to deal with both praise and blame. The ocean knows no overflowing or drying up. It is ever full, ever majestic and ever unconcerned.”

In my 35 years of association with Bhagawan, on several occasions He explains such incidents as “fly on an ear of an Elephant” which is not necessary to be disturbed or Baba reminds us that people will throw stones towards trees only if there are fruits. Let us collectively ponder what is our duty? It is our test on the path of experiencing Divinity. What vigil and fences have to be built around our organization? Let us remember nothing happens or moves without His wish. Everything that happens is for good, provided we are conscious of our Duty and personal efforts that should follow.

If one asks me (i.e. Jega), who will be the one who will bend and break at the first adverse winds of allegations and filth: it will be those who have remained in the periphery of the organization and those who have lived on the periphery of the Sai message. Also those who expect something from Sai, those who want His constant personal physical attention, those who live constantly on the margin of Sai’s physical miracles, those who have not lived the message of Sai through Service for mankind and selfless love for all – these are the potential drop-outs!!

Just examine silently those who have “dropped out” or turned against Sai, and you will discover this truth! Do not condemn them! Do not vilify them – only pray that they find Peace and Love in their lives!

“Close Devotees,” some of you have been stunned by the fact that so called “close devotees” of Sai have dropped out because of this filth that is being spread through their ears and eyes and into their minds! Devotees who have had so many “interviews,” those who have received Baba’s divine manifestations (rings, pendants, etc) have dropped out and so our jaws drop in amazement!

But, is this so unusual? Who betrayed Christ? Was it His enemies or those closest to Him? Who dared wage a war against Krishna – those who were His enemies or those who went to Him seeking His help? Was not Ravana, the Asura who turned against Rama, close to Divinity, for was it not from the Divine that he received his powers? Was not Hiranyakasipu (the father of Prahlada), the Asura who turned against the Devas and even Narayana Himself, close to Divinity – for was it not Divinity who conferred on him the awesome powers he used, to deny Divinity!

The Puranas and the history of all great souls are replete with stories of those who, once close, than turned against the Divinity they worshipped! How many of you are aware of the vile accusations hurled against the Buddha and Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, during their respective lifetimes? If Jesus who had 11 disciples, had in his last moments, one who denied Him and another who betrayed Him, can one imagine what one can expect of the Sai phenomena, who has millions who revere Him!

Only a little intelligence is required to ascertain the TRUTH. Has any living being on earth, in his own lifetime motivated so much good and godly work for the needy and manifested so much transformation in millions – to go beyond self and to serve the poor, sick and the needy? Would anyone need to set-up such a huge worldwide edifice of selfless service and human values, to indulge in the type of filth that is being passed around? Use your own judgement!

Has your life not changed? Perhaps not, if you are still at the level of the Sai form, Sai miracles and Sai bhajans! But, if you are one who has plunged into making the Sai message a part of your life, your own experience, your own awe regarding what good work has been done and can be achieved to benefit all, will be the only witness you need to testify to the Divine grandeur of the Avarthar of the Kali Yuga!

In the Greek legend, Ulysses had to plug his ears and that of his fellow shipmates, so that the false and tempting voices of the “sirens” would not lead them to disaster, as they searched for the golden fleece! Now in our voyage for the “golden age,” the voices of modern sirens are tempting devotees away from Faith, Belief, Goodness and Love to hate and negativity! We do not have an ancient Ulysses to plug our ears! The modern Ulysseses are the selfless service and selfless love that Sai has motivated among those who follow His Teachings!

These will be the earplugs that must help us to overcome these treacherous times! I pray to all! Do not transmit the filth to others! Do not allow the filth to contaminate your mind! If you feel you do not want to follow the Sai path, by all means step aside, but do not incur the sin of coming between God and His devotees, the message of every vahana (vehicle) in a Hindu temple. For those who love Sai, let us do more! Let us manifest His miracles, His “Vibuthi” (Divine Glory) in society, by we ourselves becoming His Divine miracles, by transforming society to Love and Unity, through our selfless Love and our selfless Service! Please reflect on this, circulate to whomever you want to and act accordingly. Sai Ram and God bless!

Yours in service,

J. Jagadeesan

Relevant Links:
NEW –> Response To Timothy Conway Regarding Jagadeesan Letter

Exposing Critic’s Smear Campaigns Against Sathya Sai Baba
Alaya Rahm Self-Dismissed His Own Lawsuit Against The SSB Society
Alaya Rahm – A 6-Year-Long Daily User Of Illegal Street Drugs And Alcohol
A Scathing Response To Critics About Alaya Rahm’s Failed Lawsuit
UK BBC ‘Secret Swami’
The Truth About The Alleged Sathya Sai Baba ‘Sex Scandal’

Ex-Devotee Of Sathya Sai Baba Claims He Has Not Told A Single Lie!

Robert Priddy (an Ex-Devotee of the Indian Guru, Sri Sathya Sai Baba) said on his WordPress Blog (robertpriddy.wordpress.com – which contains numerous unsubstantiated and unverifiable defamations, libels and slurs against Sathya Sai Baba & Sai Devotees and provides links to defamatory and libelous articles written by Alan Kazlev, Brian Steel and Conny Larsson against Joe Moreno):

“Since fanatical defenders of Sathya Sai Baba and his abuses attack me constantly, I can confidently say that I have told not one single lie. I am confident that fair-minded readers will see this from the breadth and depth of my output.”

Needless to say, Robert Priddy’s amusing claim that he has not told “one single lie” is his penultimate lie. Robert Priddy’s numerous bold-faced and gutter untruths have been thorougly exposed by Joe Moreno on his Pro-Sai website, saisathyasai.com. Robert Priddy has not even attempted to refute Moreno’s fully documented webpages exposing his penchant for prevarication.

The following list contains a small sampling of numerous pathological lies that Robert Priddy has told and which he has never retracted or apologized for up to the present date:

In addition to these fully referenced webpages, Robert Priddy also publicly accused Joe Moreno of (again, a small sampling):

  • Having “no other work but is well-funded”
  • Using “dirty tricks, like posting names of his opponents on porno sites, then publicising it”
  • Being “an old friend of Robert M. Baskin”
  • “widely propagates lies and slanders and the wildest kinds of misinformation”
  • Having his website linked to by RadioSai (an official Sai domain)
  • “openly claiming to have contacted the Sathya SaiOrganisation in U.K. by telephone (Mr Bhagwani) who has replied to his questions etc.”
  • Breaking “US copyright laws and would also be liable to conviction for unsupportable slander and defamation in a court of law” (although Priddy and other Ex-Devotees have not even attempted to file any kind of legal suit against Moreno)
  • Posting “images of a pornographic kind” (see Moreno’s response)
  • Using “sexually explicit language” on Yahoo Groups (see Moreno’s response)

Of course, one will not find Robert Priddy substantiating any of these bold-faced lies with any referenced or verifiable material. Joe Moreno, on the other hand, has fully responded to Robert Priddy’s libels, defamations and slurs in three seperate articles entitled “Defamatory Attacks Addressed” (See: 010203).

The truth of the matter is that Robert Priddy’s Anti-Sai rodomontades on his Anti-Sai websites and Anti-Sai WordPress Blog are full of anonymous accounts, exaggerations, conflations, illogic, fanaticism, irrationality, extremism, speculations and outright prevarications.

Despite Robert Priddy’s loud whining and gnashing of teeth (for about 8 years now), it is significant that Sathya Sai Baba has never (ever) been formally charged with any crime (sexual or otherwise) and not even one alleged victim has even attempted to file a basic police complaint or a court case against Sai Baba in India (Ref). Nor have any alleged victims come forward stating that Robert Priddy can speak on their behalfs. Since Robert Priddy was never an alleged victim of Sathya Sai Baba, his second-hand commentaries, observations, arguments and articles about alleged victims and their alleged sexual abuse are entirely hearsay.

Joe Moreno stated he welcomes any dialogue with Robert Priddy (or any other Ex-Devotee for that matter) on an open forum to discuss the issue of “slander”, “libels” and “defamations”. Any non-partison individual(s) interested in hosting or mediating an open forum regarding these issues is encouraged to contact Joe Moreno.

Barry Pittard Accuses Lawyer William Brelsford Of Incompetence

On February 28th 2007, Barry Pittard wrote a blogged article entitled “Sai Baba’s ‘Minister of Propaganda’ – Dr G. Venkataraman”. In this article, Barry Pittard said (in part):

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“However, a civil lawsuit against the directors of the Sathya Sai Society of America law went badly wrong for the litigant, Alaya Rahm of southern California, who was advised by his attorney, William Brelsford, to self-dismiss his case. This resulted in terms so absurdly unfavourable to Rahm that some of us have wondered whether his pro bono lawyer William Brelsford can even look himself in the mirror of a morning. Had the family not suffered enough – having already courageously lent themselves to former devotee efforts with Denmark’s national broadcaster DR, BBC television, FBI and State Department, UNESCO, etc., – I, for one, favoured initiating a complaint process about William Brelsford to the California Bar Society.”

Barry Pittard Accuses Lawyer William Brelsford Of Incompetence

To begin with, Alaya Rahm is not from Southern California and does not reside there. He resides in Arkansas (as confirmed in court records). Anti-Sai Activists have been desperately scrambling to regain lost face from the shocking public exposure of Alaya Rahm’s failed and self-dismissed lawsuit against the Sathya Sai Baba Society of America. Attorney Brelsford knew that he could not win the case due to overwhelming evidence against his client (Alaya Rahm) and advised him to self-dismiss his case.

Claiming to be intimately familiar with Alaya Rahm’s failed lawsuit, Ex-Devotees embarrassed themselves when they publicly lied and erroneously claimed that Alaya Rahm’s case was heard by Judge John M. Watson on April 28th 2006 (despite the official court records scans on my website proving otherwise) and they left this error in place for over a year. This glaring mistake was finally corrected and it was casually dismissed as a ‘clerical error’.

In Ex-Devotee’s response to Alaya Rahm’s failed lawsuit, the main thrust of their retort heavily relied on self-serving quotes allegedly taken from a letter written by attorney William Brelsford on their behalf (in which he was cited as a credible authority and voice of legal expertise).

Fast forward 22 months and Barry Pittard (engaging in his typical blame-tactics) broke the silence by accusing William L. Brelsford of incompetence and being ‘seriously deficient’. Barry Pittard further stated that he ‘favoured initiating a complaint process about William Brelsford to the California Bar Society’. Consequently (according to Barry Pittard), all of William Brelsford’s alleged citations (used to defend Alaya Rahm’s self-dismissed lawsuits) are now effectively negated as coming from an incompetent lawyer although Brelsford is still cited as a credible voice on their behalf (his ‘seriously deficient’ comments have not been removed from Anti-Sai webpages).

Ex-Devotees have a nasty habit of blaming everyone else for their numerous failures and can often be seen misrepresenting facts, distorting information and even resorting to outright prevarication to make their shabby and half-baked arguments against Sathya Sai Baba (who has never been charged with any crime, sexual or otherwise). Now Ex-Devotees are defaming William Brelsford and are accusing him of incompetence for Alaya Rahm’s self-dismissed lawsuit although:

  1. Alaya Rahm’s court case was self-dismissed because he sued the wrong defendant in the wrong court in the wrong country.
  2. In “Response To Form Interrogatories” Alaya Rahm fully admitted that he had been a daily user of illegal street drugs and alcohol since at least 1999 – 2005. Consequently, during Alaya Rahm’s “Divine Downfall” and India Today Anti-Sai interviews and during the filming of the BBC Documentary “Secret Swami” and the “Seduced By Sai Baba” Danish Documentary, Alaya Rahm was under the influence of illegal street drugs and alcohol while relating his alleged sexual encounters with Sathya Sai Baba. This crucial information wholly undermines Alaya Rahm’s credibility and irreparably compromises the integrity of his claims. Needless to say, this information has been purposely suppressed from the general public by Anti-Sai Activists and the media.
  3. Alaya Rahm claimed that Lewis Kreydick & Family were all aware of “incidents” relating to his alleged molestation and named them (on record) as people who:
    1. Witnessed the INCIDENT or the event occurring immediately before or after the INCIDENT.
    2. Made statements at the scene of the INCIDENT.
    3. Heard statements made about the INCIDENT by any individual at the scene.
    4. Had knowledge of the INCIDENT.

    Needless to say, Kreydick’s sworn and video-taped deposition wholly refuted all these points made by Alaya Rahm. The Society did not actively go out and attempt to discredit Alaya Rahm. Rather, they simply interviewed a witness named by Alaya Rahm himself and obtained a shocking and damaging deposition against him.

  4. The legal proceeding provided a forum in which Alaya Rahm’s claims could be thoroughly and critically examined. Through this process of investigation, it was discovered that Alaya Rahm and his family spoke at a number of retreats and conferences between 1995 and 1999 (during the time that the alleged sexual abuse events were said to have occurred). Inconsistent with Alaya Rahm’s later accusations, these conference talks (many of which were recorded and have been transcribed: Refs: 0102), contain no suggestion of any wrongdoing. The earlier words spoken by Alaya would appear to refute his later accusations, especially Alaya’s whole-hearted and enthusiastic praise of Sathya Sai Baba and the writing of a love poem to him after allegedly being sexually abused dozens of times.
  5. Notably, in pretrial discovery, Alaya Rahm claimed (by his own admission) that he had suffered no psychological trauma that would have required medical or psychiatric care. Furthermore, Alaya identified no psychologist who had ever examined him! As a matter of fact, Alaya Rahm never saw an “expert psychologist” and his parents never sent him to one. Rather, the only help that Alaya obtained was a 3 day seminar from the Landmark Forum on “Empowerment, self help and personal growth” that cost $795 in June 2005 (5-9 years after his alleged abuse and 5 months after he filed his lawsuit)! That’s it.

Barry Pittard conveniently ignored all of these crucial and pivotal facts about Alaya Rahm and instead blamed attorney William Brelsford although no one (not even one critic or other ex-devotee) was identified to the court to support, help or defend Alaya Rahm in his allegations against Sathya Sai Baba.

Barry Pittard is the picture of a lost-soul on the street, babbling to walls, trees and clouds, which cannot and do not respond to the rhetoric he repeats like an automaton. As a matter of fact, one can often see how Ex-Devotees thrive on repetition. “Deceive The Naive” is their motto and their parrot-like antics are used as psychological ploys to hypnotize, befuddle and mislead.

Barry Pittard and Robert Priddy’s gutless personal attacks and viperine scribblings (which they attempt to peddle as Holy Writ) are evidence of their renewed desperation and blog delirium. The stronger critics attack Sathya Sai Baba, the more they expose the truth about themselves. They are (as other’s have pointed out for a long time) a small and vocal group of angry, bitter and mentally unstable defamers who care more for sensationalism and sleaze and care less for honesty and the truth.

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Pamela Stephenson & ‘Shrink Rap’ Misrepresented

Barry Pittard’s Reference To Dr. Pamela Stephenson:

On Barry Pittard’s defamatory and conspiratorial Anti-Sai blog, he said the following about Pamela Stephenson & her TV show “Shrink Rap”:

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“I recently saw Pamela Stephenson interviewed by Andrew Denton in Enough Rope on ABC television (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). She is the former celebrated actress and comedian, and star of such television shows Not The Nine O’Clock News. She is now a clinical psychologist in Hollywood and a professor of psychology at the California Graduate Institute.

Vile Public Critics
In her recently-made television series Shrink Rap, her famous interview subjects were willing to bare their more vulnerable feelings and lesions, and in a serious way beyond what usually passes for celebrity (so-called) ‘revelations’. Her subjects thus far have been Sharon Osbourne, Stephen Fry, David Blunkett, Sarah Ferguson, and Robin Williams. In a note for the show, Stephenson says:
‘Shrink Rap is an attempt to allow people not to be under pressure of performing, not to feel that they have to present the ideal self, the one that is always adorable and perfect and funny and together. This allows people to bring forward the true self, to not always tell the official story’.

Holding Barbarians at Bay
But, prior to its release, she found herself editing things out far more than she had earlier thought she would need to. It was not the celebrities themselves who called for this degree of censorship but Stephenson’s own deepening awareness of state-of-the-art maliciousness among media commentators and other unconscienable attackers. Stephenson had her own experience of having earlier been one of Great Britain’s best-known television celebrities (and is, moreover, the wife of one of the world’s most famous comedians Billy Connelly). Therefore, the need occurred her to go to still greater editorial lengths to protect her famous interview subjects. She was acutely aware of the extreme readiness of unscrupulous critics to make insensitive and distorted use of what her subjects revealed about themselves. In an interview for The Independent, she observed:

‘I can control what we have in the programme, and take out things that might be misunderstood, but there’s no guarantee of how it’s going to be received. I will feel terrible on people’s behalf if anyone is publicly punished for saying how they feel.’

Neo-Neanderthal Journalism Needs Extinctifying
There needs of course to be a new regimen of sensitivity and responsibity in the media. This is not to say, necessarily, censorship of either journalists or of content presented by those they write about. (Although it is a sad comment that the very advocates of an open society have, all too often, to self-censorship against philistine triumph). Rather, it is about creating an altogether different climate in which genuine feelings of interview or other subjects can be discussed more openly and commented on sensitively and intelligently, sans attack and cynical exploitation. Rupert Murdoch thinks he can influence an eco friendly ‘greening’ of his newspapers. So then, let him and other prime movers and shakers support those developmental programmes which create greater awareness in journalists (and especially the emerging trainee ones) that might approach that sensitivity and deep ethics being role-modeled by Pamela Stephenson.”

Smoke-Screens, Denial And Speaking Ill of Others:

The anonymous “ExBaba Admin” said Barry Pittard further commented on his article by saying:

“A similar nastiness of attack is made – including by those such as Dr G. Venkataraman, on his official website, and other Sai Baba defenders, on former devotees. What is the wish of so many former devotees in many countries? What is it that many (although the top leaders do not tell this to the rank-and-file devotees) have asked of the Sathya Sai Organization to do? It has been to request proper third party investigation of abuse allegations made against Sai Baba and certain of those around him. Instead of clarity, these shameless leaders offer smoke-screens. They remain silent about the integrity of those who have brought issues before them personally. The more we speak with others who have exposed immorality and spiritual betrayal in their gurus, the more do we find remarkable patterns – those of smoke-screening, cover up, denial, and speaking ill of those who have raised serious issues that need to be addressed by any responsible organization.”

Barry Pittard’s Nastiness & Muckraking Exposed:

Barry Pittard’s misrepresentation of Pamela Stephenson and her TV show ‘Shrink Rap’ to further his smear campaigns against Sathya Sai Baba is nothing new. Barry Pittard did the same with his article on Tim Sullivan and his article about a Judge warned about a pervert. Barry Pittard publicly and shamelessly lied about Ullrich Zimmermann twice (Refs: 0102).

Barry Pittard and Anti-Sai Activists are notorious for publicly smearing and ridiculing Sai Devotees and Sai Proponents who do not believe their hearsay and unsubstantiated allegations against Sathya Sai Baba. Barry Pittard waged vicious smear campaigns and attacks against Rabbi Zeller and Dr. Sunny Anand although these two Sai Devotees never spoke one word against Barry Pittard or his group of Anti-Sai thugs.

Not only does Barry Pittard openly endorse, promote and associate himself with the vicious liar, pervert and defamer Sanjay Dadlani (Ref), he also wrote an article about Hal Honig (a high-profile Sai Devotee) and made the following accusations:

  • Alleged Honig was a homosexual.
  • Publicly accused Honig of running a pedophile ring from his apartment (despite Honig’s open-door policy to any Sai Devotee needing a place to stay when he is not in the USA).
  • Publicly alleged that Honig was running a people-trafficking ring, shipping poor Negros from New York’s ghettos to India for sexual purposes.
  • Published vicious hearsay rumors from an anonymous informant against Honig.
  • Publicly boasted that he notified the New York Mayor’s Office, which allegedly issued a case number (that is not indicative of guilt) against Honig.
  • Publicly boasted that he notified Interpol against Honig.
  • Publicly boasted that he informed the FBI at the U.S. Embassy in Canberra, Australia about Honig.
  • Publicly boasted that he sent his pedophile ring allegations to the U.S. State Department, Washington and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra, Australia against Honig.

Of course, Honig has never been charged with (or formally informed of) any crime subsequent to Pittard’s complaints over eight months ago. Barry Pittard’s alleged sensitivities to muckraking, nastiness and stalking (on and off the internet) are huge pseudo-moralistic and hypocritical pretenses. Barry Pittard engages in the very same reprehensible behavior he loves to point out in others.

Numerous are the instances of former followers defaming, ridiculing and libeling Sathya Sai Baba, Pro-Sai Activists and Sai Devotees. Barry Pittard and Robert Priddy have published pictures of Sai Devotees in their defamatory articles and when the same is done to them, they hiss, whine and snivel about “copyright infringement”.

Barry Pittard blatantly misrepresented the former U.S. State Department warning on a free press-release website and had the audacity to claim in bold-caps that “U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT NAMES SATHYA SAI BABA Re PEDOPHILE ACCUSATIONS” (Ref). To Date: Sathya Sai Baba has never (ever) been charged of any crime, sexual or otherwise. Not even one alleged victim has filed a basic police complaint or court case against the Guru in India despite being offered free “world-class legal resources” by Barry Pittard himself.

Barry Pittard wages an unremitting smear-campaign against Sathya Sai Baba that accuses him of “serial pedophilia” and the sexual abuse of “boys” and “children”. These comments are fallacious, unsubstantiated and wholly untrue. “Pedophilia” is the sexual abuse or exploitation of a boy, girl or child 12/13 years of age or younger (Ref). There are no testimonies from boys, children or parents of children that support the erroneous claim that Sathya Sai Baba is a pedophile (paedophile) who engaged in sexual interactions with children. As a matter of fact, the youngest, non-anonymous testimony came from a 16 years old teenager (Jed Geyerhahn) who claimed he was not sexually abused. All the other alleged victims were 18 years of age or older. This once again goes to show how those inimical towards Sathya Sai Baba resort to cheap propaganda and blatant disinformation because the truth simply does not argue in their favor.

Just recently, Robert Priddy psychotically lied about a Sai Devotee (Darpan) and erroneously accused him of making a bogus composite image of the Moon with Sai Baba’s face on it. Despite the picture being an obvious composite, Robert Priddy stalked Darpan, sought out his picture and publicly posted it on his blog along with Darpan’s email address. Needless to say, Robert Priddy never cared to research the matter in depth and completely missed the hard-to-miss post where Darpan admitted the image was not real and that the only reason he created the image was to give others an idea as to what he alleged he saw on the Moon. Read About It For Yourself. Barry Pittard cited Robert Priddy’s post about Darpan and praised it! These are the shameless muckrakers who hypocritically whine about meanness, nastiness and stalking (all the while ignoring the meanness, nastiness and stalking of Sanjay Dadlani, Tony O’Clery, Reinier Van Der Sandt and themselves).

About Pamela Stephenson Connolly & Shrink Rap:

In 2007 Dr. Connolly presented a series of programmes for British television channel More 4 called Shrink Rap, in which she interviewed various celebrities using psychotherapeutic techniques. Those questioned were reality show star Sharon Osbourne, writer and performer Stephen Fry, Sarah Ferguson Duchess of York, former British cabinet minister David Blunkett and actor-comedian Robin Williams.

While quasi-therapeutic in approach, the interviewees were briefed that the conversations were interviews and not strictly therapy. Connolly focused on relating various childhood experiences and traumas to the adult difficulties of the celebrities. “They knew that the last thing I wanted to do was do any harm to them.” Which led to another ethical dilemma. “I couldn’t guarantee how it will be received.” Having got her subjects to expose themselves, she did her best to protect them. The two-and-a-half-hour interviews were edited down to 50 minutes. If they said something too sensitive for their own good, she cut it out. (Ref).

Barry Pittard cited the following quote from Pamela Stephenson:

“I can control what we have in the programme, and take out things that might be misunderstood, but there’s no guarantee of how it’s going to be received. I will feel terrible on people’s behalf if anyone is publicly punished for saying how they feel.”

Although Barry Pittard attempted to argue that Stephenson said this because she was aware “of state-of-the-art maliciousness among media commentators and other unconscienable attackers”, she actually said this in relation to her interview with David Blunkett (British Labor Party Politician) and how she was aware that political pundits would jump on his every word (Ref).

Barry Pittard is trying very hard to justify and make excuses for his defamations and smear-campaigns against Sathya Sai Baba that are not rooted in verifiable or reliable sources. Barry Pittard defames and libels Sathya Sai Baba under the pretense of “protecting” alleged victims and his sources. Barry Pittard is well aware that he cannot answer relevant questions about the Sai Controversy without jeopardizing his credibility and the alleged integrity of the Anti-Sai movement. Even going back to 2001, Anti-Sai sympathizers criticized Barry Pittard about the hearsay allegations made against Sai Baba (Ref).

Barry Pittard resorts to libel, rhetoric and propaganda because he and his Anti-Sai friends have been completely unable to make any legal leeway against Sathya Sai Baba:

  • Despite ceaseless name-dropping.
  • Despite years of unremitting calumny, ridicule, slurs and defamations.
  • Despite erroneously and fraudulently claiming that Sai Baba is a “serial pedophile” who runs people-trafficking rings (allegedly shipping Negros to India from New York’s ghettos for sexual purposes, as alleged by Conny Larsson), absurd claims which have never been proven or supported in any way whatsoever.
  • Despite making criminal allegations like murder, racketeering, money-laundering, homosexual abuse, rape, etc. (although Sai Baba and the Sai Org have never been charged with any crime).
  • Despite getting various media to run exposure articles against Sai Baba and then publicly boasting on their Anti-Sai websites how they were responsible for the media exposures.
  • Despite claiming there is substantial (albeit secret and withheld) evidence and proof against Sai Baba (although they are unable to hire even one money-hungry lawyer to represent alleged victims despite the Guru’s “empire” being allegedly worth billions of dollars).

Barry Pittard & Pamela Stephenson – In Conclusion:

In conclusion, there is absolutely no comparison between Pamela Stephenson’s interviews on her Shrink Rap show and the allegations made against Sathya Sai Baba on Anti-Sai websites by ex-devotees.

Barry Pittard should follow his own advice about eliminating “Neo-Neanderthal Journalism” (which he fully engages in on his defamatory Anti-Sai blog). Far be it for Barry Pittard to preach about “sensitivity” and “deep ethics” when he displays neither of these characteristics himself.

The closer one looks at Barry Pittard and
Anti-Sai Activists, the more one sees of a group that is clinically and negatively obsessed with revenge and anger. This type of unprincipled and besotted behavior is a documented phenomenon that is characteristic of apostates. Former follower’s polyloquent grievances are being fueled by Alaya Rahm’s Self-Dismissed Lawsuit Against The Sathya Sai Baba Society, Unesco’s Regret In Their Press Release Against Sai Baba and the U.S. State Department Removing All Indirect References To Sathya Sai Baba From Their Official Website.

The truth is finally prevailing and former followers are desperately trying to get somewhere besides nowhere. Intelligent people are finally beginning to ask vital questions about the Sai Controversy and are being slapped on the face with claims of “anonymity”, “confidentiality” and “secrecy” by ex-devotees. Thankfully, this secret is now out of the bag and critics are still hoping to fool the few gullible and naive who thrive on the very same deceit and dishonesty that they do.

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