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Shirdi Festivals

Posted by shirdisainath on September 15, 2009

Shirdi Sai Baba

Presently, Mandir functions as to be:-

6:00 AM     Abhishek (Mangal Snan).
7:30 AM     Aarti
8:00 AM     NAM JAP
11:00 AM Bhog
2:00 Noon Arthi
4:00 PM     Mandir Opens, Devotional Bhajans.
6.15 PM Evening Aarti Depends on Sun set
Shirdi Sai Baba from Akshay Trutiya ( Month of May) to Dashara (Vijaydashmi) at 7:00 PM

Shirdi Sai Baba from MakarSankranti to Akshay Trutiya at 6:30 PM

Sai Baba from Dashara (Vijayadashmi) to Makar sankranti at 6:00 PM
9:00 PM     Mandir gets closed.
On Every Amawasya (NO MOON DAY)
6:00 AM     ABHISHEK (Mangal Snan) Open for all Public
On Every Thursday
Approximately 1500 people visits mandir in entire day. Morning and evening Aarti is fully crowded. After Evening Aarti, Sansthan offers Prasad (Rice / Chapati / Curry) to all visitors.

Utsav
Sansthan Celebrates following utsav’s on Large scale –
Sai Baba SRI RAMNAVAMI
Shirdi Sai Baba pusad GURUPOORNIMA

Devotees from distance places visits Shirdi.

Apart from above two Sansthan celebrates –

MAHASHIVARATRI
GOKUL ASHTAMAI (birth of Lord Krishna)
DASHAHARA (Vijayadashmai, MAHASAMADHI DAY OF BABA)
DEEWALI (5 days Celebration)
DUTTA JAYANTI

On all above great days sansthan performs Abhishek (Mangal Snana with Panchamrut, essence, Attar, Pure Water) for main IDOL of BABA which is open for all.
Apart from daily worship Afternoon Aarti (12:00 NOON) followed by Prasad / Mahaprasad will get distributed to all devotees throught a day (till evening Aarti).

MAHASHIVARATRI

On the eve of MAHASHIVARATRI Early morning at 6:00 am abhisekh followed by Aarti Afternoon Aarti, Prasad Distribution and evening Aarti.
Mahashivaratri Happens in the month of February/March.

Followed by- Sai Baba pusad

RAMNAVAMI
Ramnavami is the biggest festival, celebrated by sansthan. On the eve of SRIRAMNAVAMI. Early morning at 6:00 am abhisekh followed by Aarti, Afternoon Aarti,,
MahaPrasad Distribution and evening Aarti. For Mahaprasad every year Peoples taking benefit of Prasad are increasing. Presently 15,000-16000 people are coming for prasad from local town, nearby towns and villages.
Mahaprasad will be distributed in between 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM. A team of 50 peoples/devotees apart from Sansthan Management cooperate to make this function a (Prasad Distribution) successful. SRIRAMNAVI Happens in the month of March/April.

Followed by- Sai Baba pusad

GURUPOORNIMA

GURUPOORNMA is one more big festival, celebrated by sansthan. This function is to pay regards to our GURU (Teacher). On the eve of GURUPOORNMA, Early morning at 6:00 am abhisekh followed by Aarti,
Afternoon Aarti, MahaPrasad Distribution and evening Aarti. For Mahaprasad every year Peoples taking benefit of Prasad are increasing. Presently 7,000-8000 people are coming for prasad from local town, nearby towns and villages.
Mahaprasad will be distributed in between 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM. A team of 50 peoples/devotees apart from Sansthan Management cooperate to make this function (Prasad Distribution) successful. Gurupoornima Happens in the month of July /August.

Followed by- Sai Baba pusad

DASHARA (VIJAYADASHAMI)

Sadguru Shri SAIBABA took MAHA SAMADHI on DASHARA. On eve of Dashara Early morning at 6:00 am abhisekh follwed by Aarti.
Entire Mandir will get enlighten with traditional Lamp (DIWA). Afternoon Aarti, Prasad Distribution and evening Aarti, Dashara Happens in the
month of October/November, 20 days prior to DEEWALI..

Followed by- Sai Baba pusad

DEEWALI

BABA used to keep DWARKAMAI always enlighten. This is a day of Light. BABA Loves light. On Deewali entire mandir is covered with lighting for five days.
On the eve of Narakchadurdashi and Deepawalt Day (LAXMIPOOJAN) Early morning at 6:00 am abhisekh followed by Aarti, Prasad Distribution and evening Aarti.
DEEWALI Happens in the month of October/November 20 days after Dashara.

Followed by- Sai Baba pusad

OTHERS
Apart from all above five Utsav, Sansthan observes/celebrates JANMASHTAMI (Lord Krishna Birth Day), DUTTA JAYANTI (Lord Duttatraya Birth Day).
SRI SADGURU SAI BABA is AVATAR of Duttatraya.

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