Barach Obama’s Visit To India: Will Sathya Sai Baba’s Organization Try To Capitalize?
At 'Call For Media and Government Investigation of Sathya Sai Baba, see the article:
Posted by Barry Pittard on November 1, 2010
NOTE: This article, which contains links useful to researchers, carries a letter to the U.S. Embassy in Canberra, Australia, which has since confirmed that it has been sent immediately to the Obama team preparing for the President's visit.
"To Attention: Anita Doll, Public Affairs Officer, US Embassy, Canberra, Australia.
Dear Ms Doll,
I write as an international coordinator of a network of former followers of India’s most famous religious leader, Sathya Sai Baba. The wish expressed here is that President Barach Obama’s visit to India is not in any way used by the extremely powerful Sathya Sai Baba elements or sympathizers who occupy virtually every major power echelon in India.
The way in which, with the assistance of senior diplomats, such usage was averted in the case of the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s visit to India is recorded here: Tony Blair Was to Visit Sai Baba. Plan Thwarted.
We made successful representations to the UK Government, which led – with almost last-minute advice from the British High Commission in Delhi to the then British Prime Minister - to the cancellation of his intended visit to Sathya Sai Baba. Blair was within minutes of proceeding to Sathya Sai Baba’s establishment at Whitefield, just outside Bangalore.
Our group reflects very wide professional backgrounds, belief systems and countries of origin, and made, among other investigations appearing in some of the world’s leading media, large contributions to the BBC documentary ”The Secret Swami’ (2004), which has been seen by mass audiences in many countries around the world ...."