Sam and Sharon Sandweiss started the San Diego Sai Center in their home in 1973, and it has been very active for the last 43 years. Sharon taught English in high school and has written a number of Sai articles. She has been a young adult regional advisor, and spoken in Swami’s presence on Ladies Day in 2009. Dr. Sam Sandweiss has been a practicing psychiatrist in San Diego for over 40 years. He first visited Swami in 1972, and was blessed with Swami’s close personal attention. Dr. Sandweiss has written three books about our Beloved Swami including the highly acclaimed “Sai Baba: The Holy Man and the Psychiatrist” which has been translated into over 20 languages. His second book, “Spirit and the Mind” is about the relationship of spirituality and the behavioral sciences, and his most recently published book, “With Love, Man is God” inquires into the divine qualities of man.