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Introduction The phrase "Sai Baba movement" was innovated by followers of Sathya Sai Baba (d.2011), and employed in some academic texts.
Sectarian Globalisation and Devotional Memory Update: Tulasi Srinivas and the Politics of Religion Annotations 1.
The extensions in relation to Upasni Maharaj (d.1941) and Meher Baba (d.1969) are too frequently omitted.
Moreover, the Sathya Sai movement frequently abbreviates the theory to a proposed connection between Shirdi Sai Baba (d.1918) and Sathya Sai.
This trend has caused confusions in the ongoing legendary portrayal, one already subject to “Hinduization” elements acquired in earlier decades.
Two different geographical areas are represented by the two bearers of the name Sai Baba.
(2) The “Warrior Sufi” interpretation arose in relation to Bijapur, a city in the southern Deccan, where a strong Sufi presence is also attested.The favoured language of Shirdi Sai was Urdu, an Islamic tongue widely used by Indian Muslims.In such respects, one requires to emphasise the Muslim occupation of the area formerly known as the Deccan.The conflatory phrase "Sai Baba movement" refers to a complex phenomenon which has been given different interpretations. I have found that general readers are often confused by the academic theory.That strongly disputed phrase encompasses the entities known as Shirdi Sai Baba, Upasni (Upasani) Maharaj and Godavari Mataji, Meher Baba, and Sathya Sai Baba. In 2012, some American followers of Meher Baba even tended to imagine that I had invented the phraseology involved.
[See my Early Sufism in Iran, 2010.] Various cities of the Deccan are strongly associated with the Islamic occupation, e.g., Hyderabad in Andhra, and Aurangabad in Maharashtra.