Sai Baba of Shirdi
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A guru is one who is regarded as having great knowledge, wisdom, and authority in a certain area, and who uses it to guide others . Other forms of manifestation of this principle can include parents, school teachers, non-human objects and even one's own intellectual discipline, if the...
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, and fakir
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who is regarded by his Hindu
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devotees as a saint.
Many Hindu devotees including Hemadpant who wrote the famous Shri Sai Satcharitra consider him an incarnation
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of Lord Krishna
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while other devotees consider him as an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya
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. Many devotees believe that he was a Satguru
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, an enlightened Sufi Pir
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, or a Qutub
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Everybody's Malik is One.
Actual Hindi text: Sabka Malik Ek Hai.