India’s Chronic Addiction To Anacronistic Gurus. Any Sea-change?


India’s Chronic Addiction To Anacronistic Gurus. Any Sea-change?

Posted by Barry Pittard on February 7, 2009

This article has just appeared at 'Call For Media and Government Investigation' -

"Can new generations in India’s ruling elites meaningfully rid from their lives the powerful and corrupt gurus who have for so long brought her into disrepute?"

"Only feebleness and death release the claw-like deadly hands of State. Their talented heirs (often the children and relatives of the old guard) and aspirants of a younger generation increasingly make their run to assert a modernity. 

India's President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Sathya Sai Baba devotee President Pratibha Devisingh Patil

"Her mentor was the exceptionally powerful late  S.B. Chavan, the former Home Minister who presided over the profound cover up of attempted police and media investigations of the April 6, 1993 police killings in Sathya Sai Baba’s bedroom". (See Robert Priddy's and B.Premanand's important and extensive writings on this topic).

See also:

Indian Gurus Stifle India’s Chance To Excel and

The Guru Trap. Will India Be Forever Trapped? "

Dr Mohan Singh dressed to the nines by Sai Baba for a glittering parade