By Tulasi Srinivas
The Sathya Sai international civil spiritual circulation accommodates Hindu and Muslim practices, Buddhist, Christian, and Zoroastrian impacts, and "New Age"-style rituals and ideology. Shri Sathya Sai Baba, its charismatic and debatable chief, draws a number of million adherents from a variety of nationwide, ethnic, and spiritual backgrounds. In a dynamic account of the Sathya Sai movement's explosive progress, Winged Faith argues for a rethinking of globalization and the politics of id in a religiously plural world.
This research considers a brand new form of cosmopolitanism situated in another knowing of distinction and contestation. It considers how acts of "sacred spectating" and phantasm, "moral stakeholding" and the issues of neighborhood are debated and skilled. an exciting examine of a transcultural and transurban phenomenon that questions narratives of self and being, circuits of sacred mobility, and the politics of have an effect on, Winged Faith indicates new tools for discussing faith in a globalizing global and introduces readers to an simply critiqued but now not absolutely understood community.
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Winged Faith: Rethinking Globalization and Religious Pluralism through the Sathya Sai Movement by Tulasi Srinivas