Baba Panduranga



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Sai Deepananda, Sai Panduranga Datta Saraswathy, Baba Yogaaruda, Baba Aalamprabhu, Swami Saidas Baba, Sai Panduranga Datta Mahaprabhu, Mahayogi Naraharinath Baba
Function: 
Guru
Traditions: 
Dattatreya Parampara, Shirdi Saibaba
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
29th May 1965
Place of Birth: 
Tamilnadu
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes

Biography

Baba Panduranga was born on 29th May 1965 (Vaikasi-Bharani) and was named as “Suresh” by his parents. As a child, he grew up as normal as everybody else. But, at the age of seven, due to the punyakarma of previous births and to the astonishment of everyone, this child was bestowed the Pratyaksha Dharshana (physical appearance) of Bhagwan Shirdi Sai Baba. Baba blessed the child with his divine glance. Baba willed to make this child his instrument and passed his divine hands over the child's head for some time. Then Baba disappeared saying “We will meet again”. Over the next few days, unknown to himself, this experience induced the child to lead into the spiritual line. On 26th May, 1985, in keeping with his assurance, Shirdi Sai Baba appeared before the child. Shirdi Sai Baba adopted Baba Panduranga as his son and initiated him formally. Shirdi Sai Baba bestowed spiritual powers on Baba Panduranga and this enabled him to step into the spiritual life, to serve the suffering mankind.

By the grace of Shirdi Sai Baba, Baba Panduranga had the dharshan of ancient Rishis and of Deities who live in lesser-known worlds. Also Shirdi Sai Baba appeared in his original form; “Lord Dattattreya” and gave him Yogic Initiation. Sai Baba promised to be in and with him. Then Sai Baba disappeared into him in the form of light. From then on, Baba Panduranga would be merged with Shri Sai for long hours in Samadhi and experience higher meditative states. Subsequently, many secrets in the path of Yoga and Gnana were revealed to him. This led to several changes in his life. Serving and living with his father and Guru, Shirdi Sai Baba for 20 years and on, Baba Panduranga gathered ample of spiritual experiences.

Spiritually, Baba Panduranga serves the mankind to alleviate their mental and physical sufferings. He also spreads the greatness and messages of the “Universal Master Bhagavan Shirdi Sai Baba” in a silent manner without much ado. Baba Panduranga carried out many yogic practices instructed by his guru. Baba Panduranga ever feels the presence of his guru. His Guru takes care even of his daily routines. He was trained and caretaken by most of the spiritual masters, who live even after casting off their mortal bodies. Baba Panduranga's Father-Guru introduced him into the system of Datta Yoga Sampradaya. Baba Panduranga was also initiated into Sanyasa. Shirdi Sai Baba named him “Sai Panduranga Datta Saraswathy” in the parampara of Avadhutha. Presently, Baba Panduranga serves as an instrument of Shirdi Sai Baba to alleviate the sufferings of mankind.

Now, these facts about Baba Panduranga are revealed so that they reach out to the world, thereby helping the people overcome the suffering encountered by them in their daily life and grace of Shirdi Sai Baba. This service is rendered to all irrespective of religion, caste or creed. Anyone who happens to meet Baba Panduranga can feel the greatness of Shirdi Sai Baba.

Teachings

Baba Panduranga is an ardent devotee of Shiridi sai Baba, who calls himself a sevak.

Shirdi Sai is His only and ultimate reality ever since He drew him.

His only aim is to serve Baba by serving His children.
Hundreds of devotees of Baba approach him everyday.

To all of them he tries to help both in their material and spiritual development evoking the name of Baba.

“Every breath of mine is Sai. What I do is Sai and what I see is Sai.
In short, everything is SAI is what I realize “

- Baba Panduranga

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