Modern Miracles:The Story of Sathya Sai Baba: A Modern Day Prophet

Modern Miracles:The Story of Sathya Sai Baba: A Modern Day Prophet

by Erlendur Haraldsson Ph.D.

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Modern Miracles:The Story of Sathya Sai Baba: A Modern Day Prophet by Erlendur Haraldsson Ph.D.

Sathya Sai Baba, one of India's most famous Swami’s, was one of the most enigmatic and remarkable religious figures in recent times. Millions followed him and accepted his claim of being a modern day Avatar – a God Man.

Modern Miracles is the result of four decades of investigation into the apparently miraculous phenomena associated with Sai Baba. This revised edition greatly expands upon earlier editions which were published in the 1980s under the titles Miracles Are my Visiting Cards and Modern Miracles. There followed translations in 11 languages that resulted in 17 editions.

The earlier editions were based on observations and investigations up to the early 1980s.

Now, after 30 years and almost two years after the death of Sai Baba, it is time to sum up what has been learnt about this religious and spiritual figure who has had great influence on millions of people, and for whom no match can be found in modern times. The Indian Government honoured him with a state funeral that was attended by the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, and Sonia Gandhi, the Congress party President.

The author, Prof. Erlendur Haraldsson, on whose painstaking investigations this book is based, has been a professor of psychology at the University of Iceland and is the author of numerous scientific publications.

Unlike many academics he has never hesitated to study interesting phenomena first-hand, and his investigation into the psychic phenomena attributed to Sai Baba is no exception. Haraldsson made many first-hand observations of materializations and had nine face-to-face interviews with Sai Baba during 19 trips to India.

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BN ID: 2940148394815
Publisher: White Crow Productions Ltd
Publication date: 08/11/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 412
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Erlendur Haraldsson is Professor Emeritus of psychology at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik. He studied at the Universities of Freiburg and Munich in Germany and at the University of Virginia, and was a visiting professor in the United States and Germany. He has been an active researcher, published over 70 technical papers in scientific journals, and written six books which have appeared in numerous translations and editions, among them are The Departed among the Living, At the Hour of Death (with Karlis Osis), and Modern Miracles. Documentaries have been made of his studies of children who claim to remember past lives, such as by the BBC.

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