Indian Spiritual Figure Sai Baba Dies

Sathya Sai Baba, Indian spiritual leader, died on Sunday. Sai Baba, which some Indians believed as demigod, died of heart and respiratory disease. Sai Baba died in hospital Puttaparthi, Andra Pradesh state, India.

Once the doctor announced the death, residents asked to calm down and not come to the hospital. The security forces also tightened the hospital. Several roads were blocked to the hospital, shops were also asked to close.

Earlier, thousands of people gathered near the hospital to pray for a miracle came to the healing of the Master.

According to millions people who believe, Baba has supernatural powers such as juggling objects, knowing the life stories of people in the past, treat the deadly disease, and even to revive the dead.

Baba was born on November 23, 1926 in Puttaparti, has the original name Sathyanarayana Raju. The followers of Sai Baba believe that Baba is the reincarnation of the previous Hindu holy man, Sai Baba of Shirdi who died in 1918.

From his dorm in Puttaparthi, Sai Baba spread the influence and reap millions of dollars from the donations of his followersall over the world. Baba's charity has funded the development of health and education facilities across Indian, including hospitals and clinics which, according to local residents able to cure the disease beyond the limits of medical capabilities in general.

One of his biggest donator is ex owner of the restaurant chain Hard Rock Cafe, Isaac Burton Tigrett. Sai Baba always come up with an eccentric style, dressed in saffron color robes with curly afro hair style, and never face the attack a group of people in 1993. The attack four men to his apartment that failed, but two bodyguards were killed.

He was much praised for seringn doing charity work. This makes his followers, which was estimated to reach 10 million people in 120 countries, more amazed. However, Sai Baba also been criticized as being on stage, he could turn object to be gold coins. For the believer, this ability is believed to be a magical power, while critics call this is a fraud.

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