Acharya Ekkirala Bharadwaja, lovingly called by his disciples and followers as "Sai Master", is one of the greatest scholars and philosophers of the modern times. He researched the Spiritual science as well as the Physical science of the modern age in the quest for the purpose of all life in the world. Surprisingly, he understood that both of them are not exclusive of each other, rather they guide towards the same goal----the existence of 'Viswa Chaitanya' or the "Universal Consciousness", the oneness in all duality, i.e., The 'God ', in spiritual terms.
Shirdi Sai Baba, is the guru of Bharadwaja. As such Baba never spoke of Vedanta, Maya, Brahma etc. They are useless for common man. All his way is to live and show how to live a better, enlightened life. Master E.B. is a perfect reflection of Sai Baba's teachings, way and indeed Baba himself.
ABOUT BHARADWAJA GARU
Acharya E.Bharadwaja was born on 30th October 1938 and was a post-graduate in English literature. After a decade of intellectual quest for Truth, he was converted by a profound spiritual experience at the Samadhi Mandir of Sri Saibaba of Shirdi. Thereby he left Indian Administrative Service(IAS), which is a highly respected position in the society and took a poistion as Lecturer of English literature for the ease of spreading his master's teachings. Thereafter he devoted himself to a lifetime of intensive research into the lives and teachings of several saints, travelling extensively and personally contacting many of them. Like many other great men he also insisted on the necessity of a Sadguru to direct one smoothly in the spiritual path. The culmination of all this is a series of books on Sri Sai Baba of Shirdi and many more great saints. He says, Sai Baba of Shirdi is the matchless saint, is a blend of all religions and is the answer to all the questions of present day and spirituality. Other books that explain and prove existence of God in a scientific manner and the necessity of resorting to a Sadguru are also invaluable. His writings are getting translated into several other languages of the world.
He made those who contacted him to start spiritual disciplines easily and live a richer, purposeful,righteous and peaceful life. Towards this end in view he founded the Shirdi Sai Cultural Mission at Vidyanagar and Sai Baba Mission in Ongole. He also founded a Telugu fortnightly(now monthly), SaiBaba, which continues to spread his messages, and was the main source of inspiration in the construction of several Sai Baba temples. After a life of incessant activity spreading the teachings of Sri Sai Baba of Shirdi, he attained Maha Samadhi on 12th April 1989. Though he has left his mortal frame, even now He responds to the call of his devotees. Presently, his work is being carried by the Sri Master Universal Sai Trust & Acharya Bharadwaja Peace Foundation, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh.