Balkrishna Pandey's Sai Baba's 261 Leelas is a handy compendium or, as he calls it, an aide-m moire of 261 miracles of Shirdi Sai Baba, intended for the devotees. Culled from a number of sources, he has obtained stories from the often hard to find ...
books like Narasimha Swami's biography of Sri Sai Baba, and decades-old copies of the Sai Leela journal. The author does not try and interpret the miracles but lets the reader realise the universal message for himself. In today's busy world, this work offers a shortcut for daily devotion, offering the reader a quick manual to peruse, ponder or meditate upon Sai Baba's micraculous leelas while waiting for a bus or to fill any spare moment --- Dr Marianne Warren, Author of Unravelling the Enigma: Shirdi Sai Baba in the Light of Sufism This book puts together the authentic and pithy miracles of Sai. All that was verifiable within the first twenty years of the 20th century, directly related to the Saint's life has been arranged under scintillating titles, all 261 of them. The readers cannot but be deeply moved by the sentiments of devotion projected by Balkrishna Panday in his writing titled Sai Baba's 261 Leelas. Balkrishna Panday, born at Kanpur in UP in 1932, did his schooling at Lahore in pre-partition Punjab. He graduated in Science from Punjab University and did his Masters in Sociology from Christ Church, Kanpur (1954) and qualified for MBA from Delhi University in the early 1960's. As a Senior Manager with renowned industrial houses, he travelled widely in India and abroad. Inspired by the blessings of Guru ji, Shri CB Satpathy, a revered beacon of Sai devotion, he is busy compiling contemporary views on the panorama of spirituality and essays on Management Ethics, on which books are expected in the near future.