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CULTURAL TRENDS STUDY: INDIA'S SAI BABA MOVEMENT

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CIA-RDP96-00792R000400280002-2
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16
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November 4, 2016
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October 27, 1998
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2
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RS
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Approved For Release 2000/08/11: CIA-RDP96-00792R000400280002-2
SECRET 1
CULTURAL TRENDS STUDY: INDIA'S SAT BABA MOVEMENT (U)
KEY JUDGMENTS
(U) A worldwide mass religious movement is growing around the
Indian holy man and alleged miracle worker, Sathya Sai Baba, whose
devotees regard him as a full incarnation of God.
SG1 B
(U) Sai Baba's well-organized and financed movement probably will