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The Supernatural Powers of Sathya Sai Baba

February 20, 2006 | Comment icon 0 comments

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Sri Sathya Sai Baba is gifted with amazing supernatural abilities. He is called the "Man of Miracles." By many he is considered to be Divinity in human form, an incarnation of God, an Avatar. Tens of millions of people from 160 countries have experienced his Divinity. He has performed many supernatural miracles. His supernatural powers defy description. He has raised people from the dead. He resurrected Walter Cowan, who died from a heart attack and was pronounced dead by doctors. As a result of the resurrection Walter’s diabetic condition and diseased kidneys were also cured. A detailed account of this amazing miracle as told by both Sai Baba and Mr. Cowan is reported in Dr. John S. Hislop’s Book, My Baba and I. Sai Baba also resurrected Mr. V. Radhakrishna, who was dead for several days. Rigor mortis had set in. The body had turned blue and had begun to smell in the normal course of decomposition. For details about this resurrection please see http://www.saibaba.ws/miracles/resurrectionradhakrishna.htm

Sai Baba has healed many people; the lame, blind and those suffering from a variety of diseases, both minor and terminal. Also, he always knows peoples’ minds and thoughts.

However, Sai Baba is best known for his routine materializations of vibhuti and any objects desired by him. Such supernatural materializations are produced out of the elements by Sai Baba’s will as evidence, not as exhibition of powers, in order to help bring people to faith, devotion, and inquiry and realization of their own reality. Hundreds of thousands of people have witnessed Sai Baba make a gentle wave of his hand and produce vibhuti (a white ash) for them to place on their tongue and forehead. The supernatural curative power of the vibhuti is well-known to devotees.

Author Howard Murphet has investigated the supernatural miracles of Sathya Sai Baba for decades. In his book, Man of Miracles, he reports about a materialization of a coin that Sai Baba did for him.

One evening a party of us were sitting on the carpet in his suite; Ramanatha Reddy, the doctor, the young men, Iris and myself where there. Swami asked me the year of my birth, and when I told him, he said that he would get for me an American coin minted there in that same year.

He began to circle his down-turned hand in the air in front of us, making perhaps half a dozen small circles, saying all the while: “It’s coming now…coming…here it is!”

Then he closed his hand and held it before me, smiling as if enjoying my eager expectancy. When the coin dropped from his hand to mine, I noted first that it was heavy and golden. On closer examination I found, to my delight, that it was a genuine milled American ten-dollar coin, with the year of my birth stamped beneath a profile head of the Statue of Liberty.

“Born the same year as you,” Swami smiled.

What would skeptics say about this, I wondered. Would they suggest that Baba carried around with him a stock of coins so that he would give one to match my year of birth? Such old American coins, now long out of circulation, would not be easy for him to obtain in India through normal channels.

Additional accounts of Sai Baba's supernatural powers can be read at:


Another remarkable materialization was that of a golden statue of Krishna playing the flute. Please see the following link for photographs and details:

And, another remarkable materialization was of a rare book composed in 1530 A.D. with more details in it about Jesus Christ than the Bible. Please see the following link for photographs and details: http://www.sathyasai.org/pictureinfo/pictswbook.htm

Sri Sathya Sai Baba was born with Godly superhuman powers on November 23, 1926, in the small South Indian village of Puttaparthi. As a young boy Sathya fascinated his playmates by materializing candy and gifts from an empty bag. When he was fourteen years old Sathya informed his family that he was the reincarnation of a holy man named Sai Baba of Shirdi, and that henceforth he would be known as Sai Baba and that his mission was to bring about the spiritual regeneration of humanity by demonstrating and teaching the highest principles of truth, righteous conduct, peace, and divine love. More recently, Sai Baba has said that he would reincarnate a third time, as Prema Sai. For information about this prediction please see:


Additional information about Sathya Sai Baba may be obtained from the following selected sites:

http://www.sathyasai.org/ (Official website of Sai Baba Organization)

http://www.hildacharlton.com/sathya_sai__baba.htm (Excerpts from a talk given about Sai Baba by Hilda Charlton on March 18, 1982.)

http://www.primalspirit.com/marylynn1_1baba.htm (Mary Lynn Adzema, who is a long-time devotee of Sri Sathya Sai Baba, provides some background information about Sai Baba and shares some stories)

http://www.premamusic.com/sai.wwwlinks.html (Sathya Sai Baba weblinks page)

This article was excerpted from, Amazing Human Abilities, a free online book at www.amazingabilities.com, about unexplained amazing human abilities; X Ray vision, levitation, telepathy, clairaudience, longevity 250+ years, non-eating 65 years, etc. © 2004 by Vincent J. Daczynski. All Rights Reserved.

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