People used to come flocking to Puttapurthi and many have seen sathya sai baba miracles. His stream of followers increased with every passing year and the myth was that he used to create ashes and vibuthi from the thin air.
See the sathya sai baba miracles, some call him God. Some call him a magician. Some others find him dishonest. But the major industries minister, Dr J. Geeta Reddy is surely an ardent follower of Puttaparthi Sai Baba.
Her devotion for Sathay Sai baba was triggered with the unbelievable recovery of her husband, Dr Ramachandra Reddy, who suffered a paralytic stroke in 1980 when he was in his 30’s. No medical help even from the best of hospitals in London was able to cure him.
It was then that an Englishman made Dr Geeta realized that there was a stranger in her own land. He advised her to take her husband to Sathya Sai Baba, the holy man, whose influence and fame grew worldwide.
She immediately returned to India and took her husband to Sai Baba, who was then residing in his ashram in Whitefield, Bangalore. Baba, with his magic touch and a handful of vibhuti asked Geeta not to worry. The vibhuti acted miraculously on her husband and he recovered from paralysis within three months.
This incident and many more such Sathya Sai Baba miracles raised Dr Geeta and her families’ faith on Baba. Puttaparthi Satya Sai Baba miracles have gained worldwide popularity. Devotees from all round the country and the world came flocking when they heard about Baba’s ill health and eventually about his death.
Sai Baba not only healed many people of incurable diseases, but he also set up free hospitals, and ashrams in around 113 countries of the world. He also advocated oneness of religion. The soul of Satya Sai Baba is still felt by millions of devotees and though his presence would be missed, his work for humanity will be continued by the trust of Rs. 30,000 crores which he left behind.