Sai Baba, a very famous saint lived in a village of Maharashtra, Shirdi, which is a little town formed in the Ahmednagar local of the state. Shirdi is one of the spiritual places in India and is a remarkably well known pilgrimage site. Devotees have such a strong belief and faith in Sai Baba and his powers, that even after 100 years since he left the world, they gather in large numbers to his bygone body. For the devotees of Sai baba, Shirdi offers an exhilarating experience. The common way to reach Shirdi is by a Mumbai to Shirdi taxi. For others, Shirdi could still be fascinating as it gives an insight into the life of a saint, who lived an ordinary life and had the power to drench the hearts of many.
Samadhi Mandir, is built in white marble and is the place where Sai Baba was laid to rest. This place draws the worshippers in great numbers. The Mandir primitively belongs to a multi millionaire named Shreemant Gopalrao who himself was a keen admirer and worshiper of Sai Baba. There is a showroom that consists of the articles used by Sai Baba. This place is easily accessible by a Mumbai to Shirdi taxi as this place is just at a distance of 273 kms from Mumbai. Initially, the Samadhi was a wada, which means “a huge private house” for Baba along with the temple.
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple
The temple is located in the center of Shirdi. This temple appeals to many people from different parts of the world. Accommodations are also provided to the pilgrims, after reaching Shirdi you need to contact the Niwassthan office for registration for your accommodation. You can have a convenient and pleasurable darshan of Sai Baba.
Dwarkamai Masjid was Sai Baba’s residence for over 60 years. When he was here he lit a divine fire, which still burns and when he was here he blessed his devotees and gave them blessings. The wooden bowl in which Baba used to receive the offerings from his devotees is still preserved here and also there is an oil painting of Baba which is wondrous!
Chavadi is a place which is closely related to Baba and he used to sleep here every second day in the last ten years of his life. Once Baba was moved here from his Masjid by his devotees when it started leaking, and since then Baba used to come here at night to sleep here. Now this place is protected as an altar of Sai Baba. Books were also stored here and pilgrims were accommodated here many times.
Dixit Wada Museum
In this place you will find different pictures of Sai Baba and it is situated in the Sansthan Trust complex. These black and white pictures of Sai Baba with all his devotees take you back to the ancient days of Baba when he was present here. The museum also has many articles Baba used which includes utensils, bathing stone and a long robe. You can take a Shirdi travel guide to have an insightful journey so that you can make the most of you Shirdi trip.