Sathya Sai Baba BIBLIOGRAPHY to 2000

Note. The Sathya Sai Speaks series of Discourses are available from Sathya Sai Baba's principal ashram at Prasanthi Nilayam and, in many languages, from the national Sathya Sai Organisations in many countries.

Aditya, Sudha: 1996a Sathya Sai's Amrita Varshini, 2nd ed., Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers. [1st ed. 1992]
--- 1996b Sathya Sai's Anugraha Varshini, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers.
Babb, Lawrence A.: 1983: 'Sathya Sai Baba's Magic', Anthropological Quarterly, 56, 116-123.
--- 1986a: Redemptive Encounters. Three Modern Styles in the Hindu Tradition, Berkeley, University of California. [See especially pp.157-201, 'Sathya Sai Baba and the Lesson of Trust', and the Conclusion.]
--- 1986b: 'The Puzzle of Religious Modernity', in India: 2000. The Next Fifteen Years, ed. James R.Roach, Riverdale, Maryland, [n.p.] and New Delhi, Allied Publishers, pp. 59-79.
--- 1987: 'Sathya Sai Baba's Saintly Play', in Hawley, John S. (ed.) Saints and Virtues, Berkeley, Univ. of California Press, 1987, 168-186.
--- 1994: 'Sathya Sai Baba's Miracles', in Religion In India, (ed.) T.N. Madan, New Delhi, Oxford University Press, pp. 277-292.
Badaev, Serguei, Various articles and notes at <> and <>, 2002.

Bailey, D.: 1996: Journey to Love, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers.
--- 1998: Journey to Love 2. Love and Marriage Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers.
Bailey, Faye, Another Journey to Love. Experiences with Sai Baba, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers , 1998.
Bailey, David & Faye The Findings, Conwy, North Wales: private publication, 2000. [See also]
Balse, Maya, Mystics and Men of Miracles in India, New Delhi, Heritage Publishers, 1976.
Balu, Shakuntala, Living Divinity, London, Sawbridge, 1984.
Balu, V.: 1990: The Glory of Puttaparthi ..., Rev ed., Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass. [1st ed.,1990]
--- 1992: Shanti. Peace Collages, Bangalore, S.B.Publications.
Balu, V. and Balu, Shakuntala, Divine Glory, Bangalore, S.B.Publications, 1985.
Barker, Joyce Darlene, The Touch of Baba, India, [n.p.], 1997.
Bashiruddin, Zeba: 1990: 'Truth of a Prophecy', in Sanathana Sarathi, November, 1990, 298-300.
--- 1998: Sai Baba and the Muslim Mind, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning. [Also at - listed on
Baskin, Diana, Divine Memories of Sathya Sai Baba, San Diego, Birth Day, 1990.
Beyerstein, Dale, Sai Baba's Miracles. An Overview, Vancouver, [n.p.], 1992. [forthcoming] and <>. See also: <>

Bhagavantam, S., 'Lord of Miracles', in S.P.Ruhela (ed.),
--- Sai Baba and His Message, Rev. ed., New Delhi, Vikas, 1995, pp. 189-196.
Bhatia, Dr. Naresh, The Dreams and Realities Face to Face with God, Prasanthi Nilayam, [n.p.], 1994.
Bock, Janet, The Jesus Mystery. Of Lost Years and Unknown Travels, Los Angeles, Aura Books, 1980.
Brooke, Tal.: c 1979?: Sai Baba. Lord of the Air, Delhi, Vikas.
1984: Avatar of Night. The Hidden Side of Sai Baba, New Delhi: Tarang Paperbacks.
1986: Riders of the Cosmic Circuit. Rajneesh, Sai Baba, Muktananda Gods of the New Age, Herts, UK: Lion Publishing, 1986. (See --- --- pages 11-38, 165-173)
--- 2000: Avatar of Night. Special Millennial Edition, Berkeley: End Run Publishing.
Brown, Mick: 1999: The Spiritual Tourist. A Personal Odyssey through the Outer Reaches of Belief, London, Bloomsbury, 1998.
--- 2000: 'Divine Downfall', in The Telegraph Magazine and The Electronic Telegraph, 28 October 2000. [Also in The Sunday Age, Melbourne, 12 November 2000]

Bruce, Rita, Vision of Sai, 2 vols, Prasanthi Nilayam, 1991 and 1994.
Busto, Graciela, Baba is Here. Conversations with God on His Omnipresence, Faber, Leela, 1998.
Chopra, Parveen, 'Shirdi Sai Baba. A Beacon of Hope', Life Positive, (Delhi), October 1997, pp. 30-40.

Dadlani, Sanjay K., 'Sai Baba. Shiva or Sadhaka?'<>, July 2002.
Devamma, N. Lakshmi,Bhakthodhaaraka Sri Sathya Sai, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust, [n.d.]

Esposito, John L. et al (eds), The OXFORD Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, Oxford and New York, 4 vols., 1995)
Fanibunda, Eruch B., Vision of the Divine, Bombay, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications, 1976
Fuefuki, Panta, The Naked Sai Baba, Tokyo: Voice Inc., 2000.

Ganapati, Ra.:
--- 1985: Baba: Satya Sai, Part I, 2nd ed., Madras, Sai Raj.
--- 1984: Baba: Satya Sai, Part II, Madras, Satya Jyoti.[adapted from Tamil original, Svami, 1981] [2nd rev. ed., 1990]
--- 1990: Avatar, Verily!, Madras, Divya Vidya Trust.
Garland of Golden Roses, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust, 1975.
Gibson, Doris May, Let Me Sow Love , 2nd ed., Prasanthi Nilayam , Sai Towers, 1997. [Canadian 1st ed., c 1995]
Goel, B.S.: 1985: Third Eye and Kundalini. An Experiential Account of Journey from Dust to Divinity, Kurukshetra, Third Eye Foundation of India.
--- 1986: Psychoanalysis and Meditation. The Theories and Practice of Psychoanalytical
--- Meditation, Bhagaan, Third Eye Foundation of India. Gokak, V.K.:
--- 1973 (ed): A Value Orientation to Our System of Education, New Delhi, M.Gulab Singh & Sons.
--- 1975: Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. The Man and the Avatar. An Interpretation, New Delhi, Abhinav Publications. [2nd ed., 1983]
--- 1979: In Defence of Jesus Christ and Other Avatars, New Delhi, Abhinav Publications. [1996: Delhi, B.R.Publishing Corporation]
--- 1979: 'An Historic Letter of Baba', Golden Age, 1979, pp. 1-9.
Gokak, V.K. and S.R. Rohidekar (eds), Teachers' Handbook for the Course in Human Values, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications, 1983.
Golden Age, 1979, Brindavan, Kadugodi, Kingdom of Sathya Sai, 1979.
Golden Age, 1980, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust, 1980.
Gries, David and Elaine, An Index of Sathya Sai Speaks, Vols. I-XI, Tustin, Sathya Sai Book Center of America, 1993.
Haraldsson, Erlendur: (1987) 'Miracles Are My Visiting Cards'. An Investigative Report on the Psychic Phenomena Associated with Sathya Sai Baba, London, Century Paperbacks. [Also marketed for sale in India only by Prasanthi Publications of New Delhi.]
--- (1996) Modern Miracles, Norwalk, CT, Hastings House. [The latter has the same content as the new Indian edition: personal communication.]
Haraldsson, E., and Osis, K., 'The Appearance and Disappearance of Objects in the Presence of Sri Sathya Sai Baba', Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 71 (1977), 33-43.
Haraldsson, E. and Wiseman, R., 'Reactions to and an Assessment of a Videotape on Sathya Sai Baba', Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, April 1995, 60, pp. 203 - 213.

Harvey, Andrew, The Return of the Mother, New York, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2001. [1st ed., Berkeley, Frog Ltd., 1995]
Hislop, John S.: 1978: Conversations with Sathya Sai Baba, San Diego, Birth Day. [n.d.] Conversations with Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, enlarged Indian edition, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust.
--- 1979: 'Things are not as They Seem to Be', Golden Age, 1979, pp. 32-40.
--- 1985: My Baba and I, San Diego, Birth Day.
--- 1997: Seeking Divinity [Talks by Dr John S. Hislop], Tustin, Sathya Sai Society of America.
Holbach, Paul, or:
The Indian Skeptic, See
Jagadeesan J. [also J.Jegathesan]: 1978: Journey to God. The Malaysian Experience, Kuala Lumpur, [n.p.]
--- 1980: Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. The Mission and the Message. (Some Often Asked Questions), Kuala Lumpur, [n.p.]
--- [1981]: Sai Baba and the World. (Journey to God, Part 2), Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications. [1st ed. Kuala Lumpur, 1981]
K1A See Kasturi, 1961-1980, Vol. 1
K1B See Kasturi, 1961-1980, Vol. 2
K1C See Kasturi, 1961-1980, Vol. 3
K1D See Kasturi, 1961-1980, Vol, 4

Kakade, R.T. and Rao, A. Veerabhadra, Shirdi to Puttaparthi, 6th ed., Hyderabad, IRA Publications, 1993.

Kant, Sanjay, God Descends on Earth. As Prophesied by Nostradamus and Edgar Cayce, Panjim, Goa, New Flash, 1990. [2nd. ed, Puttaparthi, Sai Towers, 1998.]
Karanjia, R.K:
--- [1994]: God Lives in India, Puttaparthi, Saindra. [Later editions by Sai Towers]
1976 article in Blitze and other shorter ones from the same year
1976: Interview given by Sri Sathya Sai Baba to R.K.Karanjia, Blitz, Bombay, September.
1976. [Reprinted in Samuel H. Sandweiss, Spirit and the Mind, pp. 235-258.]
1979: 'God is an Indian', Golden Age, 1979, pp. 128-135.

Kasturi, N[arayan].:
1961-1980: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram. The Life of Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, 4 vols., Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications. [Referred to in the text as K1A, K1B, K1C, and K1D] [Also Tustin, California] [n.d.]: Prasanthi: Pathway to Peace, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Books and Publications.
--- 1968: Sathya Sai Baba: The Light of Love in Africa, London, Sai Publications.
--- 1979: Garland of 108 precious Gems. Ashtothara Sathanama Rathnamala, 4th ed., Sri Sathya Sai Education and Publication Foundation.
--- 1982: Loving God. Eighty Five Years under the Watchful Eye of THE LORD, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications, 1982. Reprinted by arrangement by Sathya Sai Book Center of America.
--- 1984: Easwaramma. The Chosen Mother, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications.

Klass, Morton, Singing with Sai Baba. The Politics of Revitalization in Trinidad, Boulder: WestView Press, 1991: 112-113. [Check 1991 - or later?] I'm pretty sure 1991 is correct!
Krystal, Phyllis: 1985: Sai Baba - The Ultimate Experience, Los Angeles, Aura Books. [Reprinted by Samuel Weiser, 1994]
--- 1993: Cutting the Ties that Bind, York Beach, Samuel Weiser.
--- 1993b: Cutting More Ties that Bind, York Beach, Samuel Weiser.
--- 1994: Taming Our Monkey Mind. Insight, Detachment, Identity, York Beach, Samuel Weiser.
--- 1995 Cutting the Ties that Bind Workbook, York Beach, Samuel Weiser.
--- 1995b: Reconnecting the Love Energy, Don't By-Pass Your Heart, York Beach, Samuel Weiser.
Kumar Malhotra, Anil, The Wonderful Leelas of Bhagavan, Prasanthi Nilayam, ?1998.
Lee, Raymond L.M., 'Sai Baba, Salvation and Syncretism: Religious Change in a Hindu
--- Movement in Urban Malaysia', in Contributions to Indian Sociology (NS), 16(1), 1982,125-140.
Leslie-Chaden, Charlene, A Compendium of the Teachings of Sathya Sai Baba, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers, 1997.
Levi, S., Faces of Love, London, Sri Sathya Sai book Centre, 1996 (SPR)
Levin, Howard: 1996a Good Chances, 2nd ed., PN, ST [republished] 1996 [1st ed. Tustin, 1985]
--- 1996b Heart to Heart, Prasanthi Nilayam Sai Towers, 1996.

LIMF See under Padmanaban, R. (Love is My Form. Vol 1).
Lipton, Sheree, 'Sai Baba's Big Heart Hospital',in Hinduism Today, No. 94-01.
Love is My Form. See under Padmanaban, R.
Lowenberg, R.: 1983: The Heart of Sai, Bombay, India Book House.
--- 1985: The Grace of Sai, Bombay, India Book House.
--- 1985: At the Feet of Sai, Bombay, India Book House.
--- 1997: The Omnipresence of Sai, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers.
Lunshof, Geesje, Inner Dialogue with Sai Baba, Delhi, B.R.Publishing Corporation, 1999.
Manu Rao, B.S., 'Sai Baba lashes out at detractors', in TheT imes of India, 26 December, 2000.
Marwaha, AnneMarie, ... and the Greatest is LOVE. My Experiences with Bhagwan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, New Delhi, [n.p.], 1985.
Mason, Peggy and Laing, Ron, Sathya Sai Baba. Embodiment of Love, London, Sawbridge, 1982. [3rd ed., Bath, Gateway Books]
Mason, Peggy, Lévy, S. and Veeravahu, M, (eds.), Sai Humour, London, U.K. Sai Organisation, and Sai Towers, 1995.
Mazzoleni, Don Mario, A Catholic Priest Meets Sai Baba, Faber, Virginia, Leela, 1994. [Translated from the Italian: Un sacerdote incontra Sai Baba, Milano, Armenia Editore, 1991]
Menon, Amarnath K. & Ashok Malik, 'Test of Faith', in India Today, 4 December, 2000, 38-43.

Murphet, Howard:
--- 1971: Sai Baba: Man of Miracles, London. [Reprinted by Samuel Weiser, York Beach, 1973 and subsequently]
--- 1977: Sai Baba Avatar. A New Journey into Power and Glory, San Diego, Birth Day, 1977.
--- 1980: 'The Finger of God', Golden Age, 1980, pp. 35-40.
--- 1982: Sai Baba. Invitation to Glory, Delhi, MacMillan,
--- 1983. [Republished in USA in 1993 as Walking the Path with Sai Baba, York Beach, Samuel Weiser]
--- 1993a: Walking the Path with Sai Baba, York Beach, Samuel Weiser.
--- 1993b: Where the Road Ends, [N.S.W. Australia], Butterfly Books. [Later editions: Faber, VA, Leela Press.]
--- 1996: Sai Inner Views and Insights, Faber, VA, Leela Press.

Murphy, Padraic, 'Sex Claims Empire of 'god' guru', in The Sunday Age, 12 November, 2000, Melbourne, Australia.
Nagarajan, T.M. Satya Sai Baba: Godman or Fraud ? Murder at the Ashram, New Delhi, Prime Books, 1993.
Nagel, Alexandra H.M.:

1994: 'The Sai-paradox: tegenstrijdigheden van en rondom Sathya Sai Baba', in Religieuze Bewegingen in Nederland, nr. 29, 1994: 123-153.

2001: A Guru Accused. Sai Baba, from Avatar to Homo-paedophile, on
For and Against Sathya Sai Baba on the Internet, on
Sai Baba as Shiva-Shakti: a Created Myth? Or?, on
Narasimhan, V.K., Bapu to Baba, 2nd ed., Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers, 1997. [1st ed.1985; 3rd ed 1998]
Örefjaerd, Curth, Bhagavan Sathya Sai Baba. My Divine Teacher, Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass. Private, 1994.
Osborne, Arthur, The Incredible Sai Baba. The Life and Miracles of a Modern-day Saint, Bombay, Orient Longman, 1957. [On Shirdi Sai Baba]
Osis, K. and Haraldsson, E.: 1976: 'OBE's in Indian Swamis: Sathya Sai Baba and Dadaji', in J.D.Morris et al (eds.), Research in Parapsychology 1975, Metuchen, NJ, Scarecrow Press, 1976.
--- 1979: 'Parapsychological Phenomena Associated with Sathya Sai Baba', The Christian Parapsychologist, 3 (1979), 159-163.

Padmanaban, R. et al, Love is My Form. Vol. 1 The Advent (1926-1950). Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers, 2000..
Penn, Charles: 1981: My Beloved. The Love and Teaching of Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Baba Books and Publications Trust.
--- 1985: Finding God. My Journey to Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust.
Penn, Faith and Charles, Sai Ram. Experiencing the Love and Teachings of Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications, 1985.
Phipps, Peter: 1994 Sathya Sai Baba and Jesus Christ. A Gospel for the Golden Age, Sathya Sai Publications of New Zealand, Auckland.
--- 1997 Greater than You Know, Sathya Sai Publications of New Zealand, Auckland.
Premanand, B.: 1977: Divine Octopus, Podanur.
--- 2001: Murders in Sai Baba's Bedroom, Podanur. See also:

Priddy, R.: 1998: Source of the Dream: My Way to Sathya Sai Baba, York Beach, Maine, Samuel Weiser. [1st ed., 1994, Bangalore]
--- 1999: Back to the Source Sai Index, Internet:
--- 2002: On the International Sathya Sai Organisation,

--- 2002: Enigmas, [See also <>]

Purnaiya, Nagamani, The Divine Leelas of Sri Satya Sai Baba, Bangalore, House of Seva, 1976. [4th ed., Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers, 1995]
Ralli, Lucas: 1985: Sai Messages for You and Me, London, Vrindavanum Books. 1987: Sai Messages for You and Me, Vol II, London, Vrindavanum Books.
--- 1990: Sai Messages for You and Me, Vol III, London, [n.p.].
--- 1993 Sai Messages for You and Me, Vol IV, Madras, [n.p.]
Ramnath, V., Waiting for Baba, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers, 1996.
Rao, M.N.: 1985: Sri Sathya Sai Baba. A Story of God as Man, Prasanthi Nilayam.
--- 1992: Our God and Your Mind, Prasanthi Nilayam.
--- 1995 God and His Gospel, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers.
--- 1998: You are God, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers.
Reddy, A.Adivi, Uniqueness of Swami and His Teachings, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications, 1995.
Riti, M. D. and Theodore, Stanley, 'High Intrigue: Deadly Power Struggle in Puttaparthi', The Week , India, 20 June 1993.

Roads, Duncan M. et al, 'Sai Baba Exposed: Fraud, Fakery & Molestation', in Nexus, 7(5), 2000:56-61
Roberts, Paul William Empire of the Soul. Some Journeys in India, New York: Riverhead Books, 1996. [1st ed. Canada, Stoddart Publishing, 1994] [See pages 14-44, 63-64, 124-125, 181-182, 187-188, 197, 201, 290-293.]

Rodriguez, Birgitte, Glimpses of the Divine. Working with the Teachings of Sai Baba,York Beach, Samuel Weiser, 1993.
Roy, A., 'Sai Baba under Investigation', in R.K.Karanjia, 1994:91-100. [Originally published in Blitz, on August 14, 1976]
Ruhela, Satya Pal: 1985a (ed): The Sai Baba Movement, New Delhi, Arnold Heinemann.
--- 1985b (ed): Sai Baba on Human Values and Education, New Delhi, Arnold Heinemann.
--- 1991: Sri Sathya Sai Baba and the Future of Mankind, New Delhi, Sai Age Publications.
--- 1993: Sri Sathya Sai Baba. His Life and Divine Role, New Delhi, Vikas.
--- 1994a: The Sai Trinity. Shirdi Sai, Sathya Sai, Prema Sai Incarnations, New Delhi, Vikas.
--- 1994b: The Educational Theory of Sri Sathya Sai Baba, Faridabad, Sai Age Publications.
--- 1995 (ed.): Sai Baba and His Message, Rev. ed., New Delhi, Vikas.
--- 1996: In Search of Sai Divine. A Comprehensive Research Review of Writings and Researches on Sri Sathya Sai Baba Avatar, New Delhi, MD Publications.
--- 1997: Sri Sathya Sai Baba and the Press (1972-1996), New Delhi, MD Publications.
--- 2000b The Sai Trinity, 2nd Rev. Ed., New Delhi, Vikas.
Ruhela, Sathya Pal and Duane Robinson (eds.), Sai Baba and His Message. A Challenge to Behavioural Science, 7th ed., New Delhi, Arnold Heinemann, 1985. [1st Ed. Vikas, 1976]
Sai Usha: 1995: Sai My Divine Beloved, Puttaparthi, Sai Towers.
--- 1995: Sai Sandesh. Messages from the Inner Sai, 2nd ed., Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers. [1st ed., 1991]
St. John, Gloria, Ashes, Ashes, We All Fall Down. Becoming a Devotee of Sathya Sai Baba. Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers, 1997.
Sanathana Sarathi, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Baba Books and Publications Trust.[A monthly magazine for devotees from Prasanthi Nilayam]
Sandweiss, Samuel H.: 1975: SAI BABA. The Holy Man ... and the Psychiatrist, San Diego, Birth Day.
--- 1979: `Sai Love', Golden Age, 1979, pp. 123-127.
--- 1985: Spirit and the Mind, San Diego, Birth Day.
Sansthan Sai Sanjeevini, Sanjeevini Healing Fragrances, Gurgaon, 1996.
Sarin, V.I.K., Face to Face with God, Puttaparthi, Saindra Publications, 1990. [2nd ed. 1995]
SATHYA SAI BABA: [selected]
Discourses in Kodaikanal, April 1996, ed. Pooja Kapahi, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers, 1997.
Discourses on the Bhagavad-Gita, Compiled and edited by Al Drucker, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust, 1988.
An Eastern View of Jesus Christ. Divine Discourses of Sathya Sai Baba, translated by Lee Hewlett and K. Nataraj, London, Sai Publications, [n.d.].
Benedictory Addresses, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust, [n.d.]
[A compilation of Baba's annual Convocation addresses to the Sri Sathya Sai Institite of Higher Learning]
Education in Human Values, Compiled by Loraine Burrows, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust, [n.d].
Sathya Sai Speaks Series. [Compiled from the speeches of Sathya Sai Baba from 1953 to 1982 by N. Kasturi, and since then by other devotees. Thirty volumes have been issued. There are several different editions in India and U.S.A. See under Gries for Index to Vols. I-XI of the American Editions. See Steel (1997), pp. 228-239 for a Concordance by volume and chapter between the Revised Enlarged Indian edition, Vols I-XI and corresponding volumes of the American Edition.]
Below are listed the volumes of the Revised Enlarged Indian Editions. Note that the similarly numbered American editions are often very different in content.
Summer Showers Series Compiled from discourses given by Sri Sathya Sai Baba during the Summer Courses on Indian Culture and Spirituality at Brindavan (Whitefield), 1972-1979, 1990, 1993.
The 1977 volume is titled Summer Roses on the Blue Mountain because it refers to the 1976 course held in the hill station of Ootacamund.
--- Summer Showers in Brindavan, 1972, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust.
--- Summer Showers in Brindavan, 1973, Bombay, Sri Sathya Sai Education Foundation.
--- Summer Showers in Brindavan, 1974, New Delhi, Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Seva Samithi.
--- Summer Roses on the Blue Mountain, 1976, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust.
--- Summer Showers in Brindavan, 1977, Prasanthi Nilayam. Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust.
--- Summer Showers in Brindavan, 1978, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust.
--- Summer Showers in Brindavan, 1979, Brindavan, Kadugodi, Sri Sathya Sai Hostel.
--- Summer Showers in Brindavan, 1990, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust.
--- Summer Showers in Brindavan, 1993, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, I [Discourses, 1953-1960] American: 1953-1960
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, II [Discourses,1961-1962] American: 1960-1962
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, III [Discourses, 1963] American: 1960-1964
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, IV [Discourses, 1964] American: 1964-1965
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, V [Discourses, 1965] American: 1965-1967
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, VI [Discourses, 1966] American: 1967-196v8
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, VII [Discourses, 1967] American: 1968-1v971
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, VIII [Discourses, 1968] American: 1972-1973
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, IX [Discourses, 1969] American: 1974-1v975
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, X [Discourses, 1970] American: 1975-1979
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XI [Discourses, 1972] American: 1980-1982
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XII [Discourses, 1973-1974]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XIII [Discourses, 1975-1977]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XIV [Discourses, 1978-1980]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XV [Discourses, 1981-1982]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XVI (New Series) [Discourses, 1983]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XVII [Discourses 1984]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XVIII [Discourses, 1985]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XIX [Discourses, 1986]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XX [Discourses, 1987]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XXI [Discourses, 1988]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XXII [Discourses, 1989]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XXIII [Discourses, 1990]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XXIV [Discourses, 1991]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XXV [Discourses, 1992]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XXVI [Discourses, 1993]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XXVII [Discourses, 1994]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XXVIII [Discourses, 1995]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XXIX [Discourses, 1996]
--- Sathya Sai Speaks, XXX [Discourses, 1997]
Vahini Series, or Teachings of Sai Baba on specific topics. [Translated from Telugu.] Published by Sri Sathya Sai Baba Books and Publications Trust of Prasanthi Nilayam and (by arrangement) by the Sathya Sai Baba Book Center of America
--- Bhagavatha Vahini. [Sai Baba's version of the Bhagavata] [The Story of the Glory of the Lord]
--- Dharma Vahini, 4th ed., 1975. [The Path of Virtue. Teachings on Righteousness]
--- Dhyana Vahini. [Teachings on Meditation]
--- Gita Vahini, 4th ed., 1978. [Teachings on the Bhagavad Gita, The Divine Gospel]
--- Jnana Vahini [Teachings on Eternal Wisdom]
--- Leela Kaivalya Vahini [The Cosmic Play of God]
--- Prasanthi Vahini [The Bliss of Supreme Peace]
--- Prasnothara Vahini [Answers to Spiritual Questions]
--- Prema Vahini. [The Stream of Divine Love]
--- Ramakatha Rasa Vahini, Parts I and II [The Sweet Story of Rama's Glory]
--- Sandeha Nivarini. Dialogues with Sri Sathya Sai Baba, New Delhi, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Seva Samiti. [Clearance of Spiritual Doubts]
--- Sathya Sai Vahini [Spiritual Messages of Sathya Sai Baba]
--- Sutra Vahini [Analytical Aphorisms on Supreme Reality. Spiritual Message of Sathya Sai]
--- Upanishad Vahini. [Essence of Vedic Knowledge. Teachings on Spiritual Discipline] Vidya Vahini. [Flow of Spiritual Education]

Schulman, Arnold, Baba, New York, Viking Press, 1971.
Selby. Richard: 1999 Path of the Pilgrim, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers.
--- [n.d.] My Trip to Sai Baba, [n.p.].
Shah, Indulal: 1980: Sixteen Spiritual Summers, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust
--- 1983: We Devotees, Bombay, World Council of Sri Sathya Sai Organisations.
--- 1993: Spiritual Blueprints of My Journey, Bombay, Sarla Charity Trust.
--- 1997: i, we and HE, Prasanthi Nilayam, [n.p.], 1997.
Sharma, Arvind, 'New Hindu Movements in India', in James A. Beckford (ed.), New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change, [N.P]. Sage Publications/UNESCO, 1991, 220-239. [The pages on Sai Baba are 228-231]
Shaw, Connie: 1995: Mary's Miracles and Prophecies. Intimate Revelations of a Visionary, Colorado, Om Productions.
--- 1996: Sai Baba in Brief, 4th ed., Colorado, Om Productions.
--- 1998: 'Tapping Swami's Grace Anywhere', Spiritual Impressions, Nov-Dec 1998, 25-29.
Shepherd, Kevin R.D., Gurus Rediscovered: Biographies of Sai Baba of Shirdi and Upasni Maharaj of Sakori, Cambridge, Anthropographia Publications, 1986.

Shirdi Sai Baba:

Bharadwaja, A.E., Sai Baba, the Master, Ongole, Sri Guru Paduka Publications, 1996.
Gunaji, Nagesh Vasudev, Sri Sai Satcharita. The Wonderful Life and Teachings of Shri Sai Baba, Shirdi, Shri Sai Sansthan, 1982. [15th ed. 1991] [Adapted from the Marathi original by Hemadpant]
Hemadpant, Shri Sai Sacharita, Shirdi, Shirdi Sai Sansthan, 1944.
Kamath, M.V., and V.B.Kher, Sai Baba of Shirdi. A Unique Saint, 2nd. ed., Bombay, Jaico, 1991. [1st 1991 too?]
Narasimha Swami, B.V., Swami. Life of Sai, 4 vols, Madras, All India Sai Samaj, 1956.
Osborne, Arthur, The Incredible Sai Baba. The Life and Miracles of a Modern-day Saint,
Bombay, Orient Longman, 1957.
Parthasarathy, Rangaswami, God Who Walked on Earth. The Life and Times of Shirdi Sai Baba, New Delhi, Sterling, 1996.
Rigopoulos, S.A., The Life and Teachings of Sai Baba of Shirdi, 1993.
Ruhela, S.P.: 1994a: What Researchers Say on Sri Shirdi Sai Baba, Faridabad, Sai Age Publications.
--- 1994b: Sri Shirdi Sai Baba. The Universal Master, New Delhi, Stirling.
--- 1998: Divine Grace of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba, New Delhi, Diamond Pocket Books.
--- 1998c Shirdi Sai Baba's Mother and Her Re-Incarnation, New Delhi, Avavali Books.
--- 1999 New Light on Sri Shirdi Sai Baba, Delhi, B.R.Publishing Corporation, 1999.
Sahukar, Mani, Sai Baba. The Saint of Shirdi, 3rd ed., Bombay, Somaiya Publications, 1983. [1971]

Shepherd, Kevin R.D., Gurus Rediscovered, Cambridge, 1985.
Thayee, S., My Life with Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Avatar, ed. S.P.Ruhela, Faridabad, Sai Age Publications, 1992.
Warren, Marianne, Unravelling the Enigma. Shirdi Sai Baba in the Light of Sufism, New Delhi, Sterling, 1999.

Singh, Khushwant: 1973: 'Godmen and Their Disciples', The Illustrated Weekly of India, Bombay, March 18, 1973, pp. 8-20.
--- 1975: (ed.) Gurus, Godmen, and Good People, New Delhi, Orient Longman.
--- 1999: 'Man of Miracles', The Hindustan Times, New Delhi, 20 March 1999.

Sorcar, P.C., 'Baba's a bad trickster', India Today 4 December 2000, 42-43.
Spiritual Impressions, 1996-, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers, Bimonthly Sai Magazine.
Steel, Brian: See also <>, <>, and <> (Spanish)

---- 1997: The Sathya Sai Baba Compendium. A Guide to the First Seventy Years, York Beach, Samuel Weiser. [Indian edition: Vikas: 1999]
--- 1998: The Powers of Sathya Sai Baba, Mornington. [Indian Edition: B.R.Publishing Corporation, 1999]
--- 2000: Sathya Sai Baba. A Research Bibliography of 600 Items (Unpublished)
--- 2001: Sathya Sai Baba: God or Guru? (On website, November 2001 - May 2002)

--- 2002: The Guru from Puttaparthi. An Alternative View of Sathya Sai Baba
[on website]

Storr, Anthony, Feet of Clay. A Study of Gurus, London, HarperConllins, 1997. [1996]

Subba Rao, G.V.,'Interviews, Inner Vistas, and Inmost Visions' (January 1996), seen at
Swallow, D.A., 'Ashes and Powers: Myth, Rite, and Miracle in an Indian Godman's Cult', Modern Asian Studies, 16 (1982), pp.123-158.
Swami Maheshwaranand, Sai Baba and Nara Narayan Gufa Ashram, 3 Parts, translated by B.P. Misra, Madras, Prasanthi Printers, 1990-1992. [Parts I and II separately published as Sai Baba and Nara Narayana Gufa Ashram, Ahmedabad, Satsahitya Prakashan.]
Swami Sivananda, Raja Yoga, Sivananandanagar, Divine Life Society, 1986.

Talbot, M., The Holographic Universe, New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1992 (1991). [See pp.150-152, 160-161, 165, 256.]
Thapa, Vijay Jung et al, 'A God Accused', in India Today, 4 December, 2000:44-46.
Thomas, Caroline M., 'Godmen, Myths, Materializations and the Kalas of Immortality', in Journal of the Society for Psychical Research 55(816):377-403, 1989.
Thomas, Joy: 1989: Life is a Game. Play It, Tustin, Sathya Sai Book Center of America.
--- 1991: Life is a Challenge. Meet It, Tustin, Sathya Sai Book Center of America.
Tully, Mark, Lives of Jesus, London, BBC, 1996. [esp pp. 38-45 and p. 55]
Vroon, Piet, 'Santa Claus in India', in Indian Skeptic 6(4): 8-16, August 1993.
Warner, Judy, (ed.); Transformation of the Heart. Stories by Devotees of Sathya Sai Baba, York Beach, Samuel Weiser, 1990.
Warren, Jennifer, A Story of India and Patal Bhuvaneshwar, Prasanthi Nilayam, Sai Towers, 1997.
White, Charles S.J., 'The Sai Baba Movement: Approaches to the Study of Indian Saints', The Journal of Asian Studies, XXXI, No. 4 (August 1972), 863-878. [Reprinted in Ruhela and Robinson (eds.), Sai Baba and His Message, 1976, pp. 40-66.]
Yogananda, Paramahansa, Autobiography of a Yogi, 12th ed., Los Angeles, Self-Realization Fellowship, 1993. [1946]

Youngs, Homer S., Translations by Baba, Tustin, California, Sathya Sai Book Center of America, 1975.

1. General
Anil Kumar: Follow the Master, The Video Education Co.
Aura of Divinity, Hollywood, Aura Productions, 1990.
David Bailey, Toronto, December 1996, The Video Education Co.
Dr N.K.Bhatia of the Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences. How he came to Swami. The Video Education Co, 1993.
Christ in Kashmir. The Hidden Years, Richard Bock.
Christmas Days at Prasanthi Nilayam, Peter Rae, 1992.
Dr. Fanibunda: Blueprint, Practical Spirituality, The Video Education Co.
God Lives in India, Holland.
Golden Chariot and Paduka Festival, The Video Education Co.
Dr Jack Hislop at the 17th North and South Central Region Sai Conference, Missouri, May 1994, The Video Education Co.
The Hospital Video. The Beginning of the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences. Produced by James Redmond. The Video Education Co.
Interview with Dr. B.S.Goel, The Video Education Co.
Phyllis Krystal, at the San Diego Retreat, The Video Education Co.
The Miracle of Puttaparthi (On the building of the Super Speciality Hospital in Puttaparthi. [Includes an interview with the architect, Professor Keith Critchlow.]
My Sweet Lord (A music and darshan video), The Video Education Co., 1997.
On Personal Experiences with Swami, The Video Education Co., 1994.
Charles and Faith Penn, at the N. California Retreat, 1991.
Personal Experiences, Vol 1, Tigrett, Shaw, Rahm, The Video Education Co.
Personal Experiences. Vol. 2, Ralli, Mason, Critchlow, The Video Education Co.
Prasanthi Nilayam, Christmas 1992, Torrensville, South Australia, P.G.Video, 1993.
Pure Love (Peter Rae, 1994), The Video Education Co.
Rahm, Seral, at the Texas Retreat, 1994.
Rahm, Seral, at the N. Carolina Retreat, November 1996.
Jonathan Roof, at the Texas Retreat.
The Rowdies, The Video Education Co.
Sai Baba and His Children, U.K.
Sai Baba. God on Earth, London, Golden Age Production. [?BBC]
Sai Gayatri
Samuel and Sharon Sandweiss at the Western Canada Sai Conference, Calgary, July 1994, The Video Education Co.
Sathya Sai Baba. His Message and His Works.
Sathya Sai Baba - The Inner Voice, Denmark.
Secret Cave of India - Patal Bhuvaneshwar, The Video Education Co.
Sixtieth Birthday
G.V.Subba Rao, Avatar and Sri Gayatri. Dallas, The Video Education Co.
Swami's Mission, Prof. N. Kasturi, Christmas 1984.
Tigrett, Isaac, at the 1993 USA North and South Region Sai Conference.
Travelling to India for the First Time, James Redmond, The Video Education Company, 1994.
Two in One: Aura of Divinity and The Lost Years of Jesus
Two in One: Glimpses of Divine Mission and Shirdi Darshan (Hindi Commentary)
The Way to Baba Hartley Film Institute, U.S.A.
Who's Sai Baba? (Victor Tognola, Switzerland)

2. Discourses by Sri Sathya Sai Baba (The Video Education Company. Internet: )
November 19, 1990: Service
November 20, 1990: Gaining God's Love
November 22, 1990: Education
November 23, 1990: The Motherland
November 24, 1990: The Biggest Miracle
April, 1991: Talk to Westerners (Kodaikanal)
November 22, 1991: Ideal Lives
November 23, 1991: Winning the Lord's Grace
1992 Discourse: Importance of a Name
March 3, 1992: Discourse on Bhajans
November 22, 1992: Discourse
November 23, 1992: Discourse
February 19, 1993: Shivaratri
February 20, 1993: Shivaratri (with English sub-titles)
November 20, 1993: Discourse

November 23, 1993: Discourse
December 25, 1993: Christmas Discourse
January 21, 1994: Discourse
November 22, 1994: Discourse
November 23, 1994: Discourse
July 8, 1995: Discourse
July 11, 1995: Discourse
July 12, 1995 : Discourse
November 18, 1995: Water Project Discourse
November 18, 1995: World Conference Inaugural Discourse
November 19, 1995: Women's Day
November 20, 1995: Discourse on E.H.V.
November 21, 1995: Discourse
November 22, 1995: Discourse
November 23, 1995: 70th Birthday Discourse
February 17, 1996: Shivaratri
February 18, 1996: Shivaratri
July 29, 1996: Hanuman
July 30, 1996: Guru Poornima
November 19, 1996: Ladies Day Discourse
November 21, 1996: Discourse
November 22, 1996: Discourse
November 23, 1996: Birthday Discourse
December 25, 1996: Christmas Discourse
March 7, 1997: Shivaratri
March 8, 1997: Discourse
July 16, 1997: Discourse
July 17, 1997: Discourse
July 18, 1997: Discourse
July 19, 1997: Discourse
July 20, 1997: Discourse
September 22, 1997: Sacrifice
September 23, 1997: Human Values
December 25, 1997: Faith
December 25, 1998: Sacrifice and Surrender
November 18, 1999: Discourse
November 19, 1999: Discourse
November 21, 1999: Discourse
November 22, 1999: Discourse
November 23, 1999: 74th Birthday Discourse
December 25, 1999: Christmas Discourse
July 16, 2000: Guru Purnima Discourse

Some Useful Internet Addresses:

Shirdi Sai Baba: Official site:

Defence of Sathya Sai Baba:
The new Official Sai Baba website for recent material (end 2000):
The older Organisation site ( - 24 April 1999) has a wider selection of material.
Website of Baba ex-Student Group
Principal Defence website:
Devotee Discussion Groups (examples):

Criticism of Sai Baba and the Sathya Sai Organisation (a selection): [forthcoming] (Dale Beyerstein) (especially, B. Premanand) (Robert Priddy) (for David Lane and his
Neural Surfer archives, including a series of postings in the early to mid-1990s (P.Holbach) or: .. p_holbach/eng/main_e.htm

[The following earlier URLs on miracles seem to have been discontinued: ]

Reference and Research Materials:

Robert Priddy: and net/anir/Sai/NDX.html

[An exhaustive Index of the 30 volumes of Sathya Sai Speaks]

Discourses (for both literal and traditional edited translations)
On the older of the official Sai Baba sites (, the full contents of the first 30 volumes of Sathya Sai Speaks are available in PDF form. Many subsequent Discourses (since 1997) have also been posted.

Sai Baba Videos:

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