“Sri Sathya Saibaba as a preacher of the highest human values was an iconic figure for over five decades. He endeared himself to the people through various institutions that promoted egalitarian values, education and public health.”

Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister

“Sai Baba RIP. My condolences to all his followers.”
R Madhavan
Actor’s tweet on Twitter

“Sad to hear about the demise of Sathya Sai Baba. He was an inspiration for many. Such an enlightened soul.”

Madhur Bhandarkar
Director and producer

“We don’t call this death, he has just taken samadhi after finishing his work. He did a lot of good, he opened schools and hospitals and he will always be remembered for that.”

Asha Bhonsle

“I first came in contact with him shortly after my incarceration in the Bangalore Central Jail during the 1975-77 Emergency. After that I have been meeting him frequently. Along with my family, I had my last darshans of the saint a few months back when I visited Puttaparthi

L K Advani, BJP leader

“His body has gone but the soul remains. All the good things that he did remains and his followers will keep his teachings alive.”

Jackie Shroff, Actor

“Sri Sathya Sai Baba left his human body and departed away this morning. The body is merely a vehicle. His spirit will continue to guide us as always.”

Vivek Oberoi, actor

I am pained at the demise of Puttaparthi Sai Baba. He was a spiritual person whom millions followed. His life has inspired people in the country and abroad towards spirituality and religion

Sonia Gandhi
Congress president

“Sathya Sai Baba had millions of followers all over the world. Their faith in him held them together. May God give them strength. RIP Baba.”

Anupam Kher
veteran actor