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This chapter provides an overview of the book, which show that imposing the singularity of a religious tradition, the unitary nature of a South Asian diaspora, the defining moment of colonial encounter or the language of the nation occludes the novelty and uniqueness of the Sathya Sai Baba movement as well as its similarities to others that are not "Hindu" or that belong to a different historical period or region. The idea of a "Sai Baba tradition" discussed in the book and the modalities through which chains of memory about Shirdi Sai Baba are created explores a larger terrain of connectivity in South Asia and globally through the figures of Meher Baba, Upasni Maharaj, Narasimha Swami, Shivamma Thayee, and Sathya Sai Baba as well as countless devotees.

Keywords: Global Religious Movement; Sathya Sai Baba

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