When One Shrine Just Isn’t Enough

1320 N Cedar Hill Rd., Cedar Hill, TX 75104

I don’t recognize the object of this home seller’s adoration.

1320 N Cedar Hill Rd., Cedar Hill, TX 75104

But wowzers do they ever adore him. Not one, but two full-on shrines, plus a giant photo above the fireplace…

1320 N Cedar Hill Rd., Cedar Hill, TX 75104

…two in this bedroom…

1320 N Cedar Hill Rd., Cedar Hill, TX 75104

…and one more in this bedroom.

1320 N Cedar Hill Rd., Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Anybody recognize who this is?

[Update: Paradox solves the mystery in the comments below. It’s Sathya Sai Baba, described by Wikipedia as “an Indian guru and spiritual leader.”]

Found by: Christin C.

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5 Comments on "When One Shrine Just Isn’t Enough"

  1. Y’all gonna shoot me fer this, but I jes’ Googles “Guru with an afro,” and this fella showed up first image. :-D He’s India’s most popular modern Guru, Satya Sai Baba, d. 2011, age 84.

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  2. @Paradox: That is awesome.

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  3. So how does one get into the swimming pool with that fence around it?

    This place might make a nice leadership development retreat location for small businesses and organizations in the Dallas area. 8 acres of streams and walking trails with enough bedrooms and a large meeting room. An additional building could be added if necessary.

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  4. @Frodo: The pool… I would assume as with most pools one could simply dive in… from atop the fence. Now getting out again, that would be the trick.

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  5. Nice looking place and interesting to find a devotee of an Indian guru Deep in The Heart of Texas. Other than a couple of points – said guru being an additional one – the place is pretty conventional looking, both inside and out. Nice, but conventional.

    The off-set front door is a bit odd, that is, it’s not centered under the gable roof port-cochere. It’s not the worst architectural faux-pas, just odd. But the ceiling in the home theater totally makes up for it – not only a night sky with stars, but a comet, too! The blue sky and cloud ceiling mural is also a winner. We’ve seen our share of Gods awful ones so one with the right hues, mottling, and light/shadow play is nice.

    My favorite space is the laid back family room (Pics 11 & 12). It’s not fancy, just chock full of quality, comfort, and understated good taste.

    I’m with Frodo – this would make a great retreat center. I just wish we’d gotten some photos of the grounds, woods, and streams.

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