Shirdi is a holy place famous for the mystic saint Sai Baba. Shirdi is 97 kmsaway from Nashik. Sai Baba spent his life and also breathed his last in Shirdi. In the memory of Sai Baba, a big marble temple has been built in Shirdi, which attracts devotees from all over India and abroad. Sai Baba is worshipped with great reverence among all sects and religions of India. He is specially famous amongst all the Indian film industrialists and businessmen. Thursdays are of special significance for the devotees, who flock for Aarati and Prasad on this day. Sai Baba’s teachings were in leading a simple life and in the oneness of God. His saying SABKA MALIK EK meaning there is only one God and he isthe Master of all.
The place where he breathed his last is called as Samadhisthan, which is considered by devotees as a holy place. Eternal Dhuni (fireplace), Dwarkabai Mosque are also regarded as holy places. Ashrama of Sri Upasani Maharaj and Sri Godavari Mataji at Sakori are two kilometers away from Shirdi. Samadhisthan of Sri Janardan Swami and Shri Jangli Maharaj Mandir are at Kopergaon Road, 5 kms away from Shirdi.
Sai Baba Trust called Sai Baba Sansthan takes care of the temple and worship arrangements. They also provide accommodation and food for the visitors at Dharmashala (caravansaray) and at Bhakta Niwas i.e. Shelter for Devotees. Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation, The Pilgrim Inn and other hotels are also available. Fairs are held in Shirdi on Ramnavami, Guru Poornima and Dashahara.
Live Darshan SHRI SAIBABA , SHIRDI