This is amazing ...
The similarities with scenes from the movie, Life of Brian are startling.
The irony is that Patel is opposed to the "savior" mentality, and rather believes that there are no easy answers to complex problems.
The article mentions Stephen Louis Cooper, a homeless man with gender identity disorder, also from the UK who was identified as an incarnation of the Hindu goddess Bahuchara Mata and now lives in a temple in Gujarat.
From this Guardian article.
Worth a read for sure ...
What is funnier than the original article is how people who perceive Share International, Maitreya and Raj Patel as threats, a conspiracy, and started to attack them via web sites and Youtube videos.