When the statue was finished I remember the other disciples being very
exited. They felt the sculptor (in marble) had really captured
something or had a vision or something, like the guy who designed
(architect) the guru temple which sits over Baba's gravesite.
Now that I see A.'s 2004 shots of the statue I would have to agree.
The eyes look uncannily like they are alive, I don't know why. It
seems appropriate considering its position.
Once Baba told me in a kind of hushed tone that at the grave of a
great holy man sometimes at night his shakti (power) goes out like a
snake and goes all through the whole village. I believe it to be true
in this case. Indeed, if we look at this blowup from the above photo,
the eyes look alive, and slightly wet, as Baba's eyes seemed to always
look. Always some glisten in his eyes that was unlike any other men I