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Shri Ram Navami From 31.03.2012 to 02.04.2012 Shirdi Sai Baba

Posted by shirdisainath on March 31, 2012

 Shirdi Sai Baba

Shri Ram Navami From 31.03.2012 to 02.04.2012

It is to be noted that both the Hindus and Mohammedans have been working together in both the procession during the entire festival and there has been no confrontations or quarrel between them at all so far.

In Shirdi, two locally historic rituals are carried out during this festival: the sack of wheat that is kept in Dwarkamai is changed and the old one taken to prasadalaya to be used there, and secondly, the dwarkamai flags are replaced. When Urus was first celebrated, Gopalrao Gund prevailed upon his friend to supply a flag for the procession. This was Damu Anna Rasne of Ahmednagar who had similarly been blessed by Sai Baba with Son’s having come to Baba for this Purpose on the recommendation of Shama’s father – in – law. In addition, Gund asked Nanasaheb Nimonkar to supply a second flag with embroidery. This was also done and both flags (described as “huge” by M. W. Pradhan, who saw them) were taken in procession through the village and fixed at the two corners of Dwarkamai. Descendants of these two devotees continue this tradition and flags are brought and offered at Baba’s Samadhi before being taken on a grand procession.

a)  Chaitra Sh. 8      Saturday (Begins)


b)  Chaitra Sh. 9      Sunday (Main Day)


c)  Chaitra Sh. 10  Monday (Ends)



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15 July 2010 Sai Baba Temple Kumbabishekam (Mylapore)

Posted by shirdisainath on July 9, 2010

Mylapore Sai Baba Temple Dome

Mylapore Sai Baba Temple Dome

15 July 2010  Sai Baba Temple Kumbabishekam (Mylapore)

சென்னை: சென்னை மயிலாப்பூரில் பகழ் பெற்ற ஷீரடி சாயி பாபா கோயில் உள்ளது. இக்கோயிலில் ரூபாய் 50  லட்சம் செலவில் அடுத்த மாதம் 15 ம் தேதி கும்பாபிஷேகம் நடைபெற உள்ளது. இதற்காக இக்கோயில் புதுப்பிக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது.

இக்கோயிலுக்கு அஷ்டபந்தன மஹா கும்பாபிஷேகமும், பூஜ்ஜிய ஸ்ரீ நரசிம்ம சுவாமிஜியின் திரு உருவ சிலை பிரதிஷ்டையும், மஹா கும்பாபிஷேக வைபவமும் வரும் ஜூலை மாதம் 15 ம் தேதி வியாழக்கிழமை நடைபெற இருக்கிறது.

இக்கோயிலின் உட்புற சந்நிதியில் அழகிய கலைநயத்துடன் வெள்ளை பளிங்கு கற்கள் பதிக்கப்பட்டு. அதன் சுவற்றில் தங்கத்திலான ஆர்ச் பதிக்கப்படுகிறது. சாயி பாபாவிற்கு வெள்ளியால் ஆன திருவாச்சி அமைக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது.

இது தொடர்பாக நேற்று செய்தியாளர்களிடையே பேசிய திரு.கே.தங்கராஜ், கோயில் வளாகத்தில் புதிதாக கட்டுமான பணிகள் தொடங்கி, நரசிம்ம ஸ்வாமிஜி குடிலுக்கு அழகிய கோபுரமும் தியான மண்டபம், நிர்வாக அலுவலகம், நூலகம், மற்றும் நவீன சமையல் கூடம் போன்ற பணிகள் அனைத்தும் பளிங்கு கற்கள் மற்றும் கிரானைட் கற்களைக் கொண்டு அழகிய வேலைப்பாடுகளுடன் ருபாய் 3 கோடி செலவில் அமைக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது என்றார்.

பக்தர்கள் வசதிக்காக தரிசன வழிகள் அனைத்தும் எளிமைப் படுத்தப்பட்டுள்ளன. மேலும் அன்னதானம் காலை முதலே வழங்கப்படும். இதற்காக சிறப்பு அன்னதானக் கூடம் நிறுவப் பட்டுள்ளது.

English Translation

Shirdi Sai Baba temple in Mylapore Chennai is being renovated with a expense of 50 lakhs for the Kumbahabishegam which is to be held on 15th of July. Ashtabandhan Maha Kumbahabishegam, Poojia Shri Narasima Swamy’s statue prathistam and Maha Kumbahabisheg Vaibav will be held on 5th of July which falls on Thursday.

The interior of the shrine is aesthetically designed with white marble stones and the walls of the shrine holds a arch made of gold. For Shirdi Sai Baba, thiruvaachi made of silver is been built.

Mr. Thangaraj speaking about the inauguration to the press, said that 3 crores of money has been spent on the premises of the temple construction works have began. He also added that new cottage, meditation center, administrative office,library,well modernized kitchen and other facilities for the temple with marble flooring are being executed.

For the convenience of the Shirdi Sai Baba followers, the pavement of the shrine has been expanded. And moreover annathanam will begin from morning itself and for this special places have been allocated.

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Sai Devotees to donate for free Annadan Scheme at New Prasadalaya

Posted by shirdisainath on March 23, 2010

An Appeal to Sai Devotees to donate for free Annadan Scheme at New Prasadalaya

Shirdi is a place of faith of each and every Sai Devotee.  The Sai Devotees take the meal as Prasad with great satisfaction. Many generous Sai devotees with trustful involvement donate meals for all the Sai Devotees with free of cost during the time of heavy rush.

At present, in the Sai prasadalaya, everyday 25 to 30 thousand Sai devotees take  meal as a Prasad. During the time of vacation and festivals of Lord Saibaba the number of Sai devotees hikes up to 60 thousand. Free Prasad meals are served to poor, blind handicapped & sages. Like this, approx 1000 persons are served everyday with this facility. Expenses for a plate of Prasad meal  is around Rs. 16/-. Saibaba Sansthan provides Prasad meals to all Sai devotees to Rs. 10/- only. Apart from this, Children below age 10 are charged Rs 5/- for the same.The prasadalaya’s yearly expenditure is Rs 30 crores.

As suggested by Sai devotees, the Saibaba Sansthan Trust, management Committee has taken the decision to give Prasad meals free of costs to all Sai devotees by accepting donations of Rs 2 lakhs INR or more  from generous Sai Devotees for a day. Donor can donate individually or in the group of maximum five  members.As per scheme, the Prasad meals coupons are distributed in Prasad queue according to dates suggested by the Donor. On the same day, donor(s) name will be displayed at prasadalaya’s notice board.

Following  are the details of cost of one day meal .

Festival Amount Month Amount
Shri Ramnavami 3lacs Jan 2 lacs
Shree Gurupournima to
Shree Punyatithi Utsav

Executive Officer

Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust ,Shirdi

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Shirdi News

Posted by shirdisainath on July 17, 2009

Rs 100-crore gift to Shirdi Sai Baba
January 01, 2008.

  • A Chennai-based information technology industrialist has promised to donate Rs 100 crore to the Sai Baba temple trust in Shirdi.Sources in the cash-rich temple trust said it was the biggest ever donation in its history.
  • KV Ramani, the CMD of Future Software, will be donating the money to the Shri Saibaba Sansthan for the construction of a Bhakta Niwas,a residential complex for devotees on January 10.
  • Ramani was not available for comment but the chairperson of the trust, Jayant Sasane, confirmed the donation.
  • Sasane said negotiations between trustees and Ramani had been on for almost a year. The residential complex will come up on 14 acres of land owned by the trust.
  • Ramani, a great devotee of the Sai Baba, has asked the trust to reserve 10 per cent of the total number of rooms in the complex for poor devotees and give out 30 per cent at concession rates.
  • Sasane said 15,000 devotees could be accommodated in the facility. The foundation stone will be laid on January 10. Construction is expected to be complete within a year and a half.
  • Ramani set up the Shirdi Sai Trust with Rs 250 crore that he had in his kitty. His trust has been spending Rs 20 crore every year for social causes and for construction of Sai Baba temples at various places.
  • Sources in Shri Saibaba Sansthan said Ramani believes he owes his wealth to Sai Baba and he has to donate it to him.The sansthan, controlled by the Maharashtra government, has an annual turnover of around Rs 200 crore.

Shirdi to get airport for devotees

  • Wednesday, June 25, 2008. MUMBAI: Devotees of Saibaba can now reach shirdi by flight too, as the Maharashtra Government today approved construction of an airport at the holy place.
  • The estimated cost of constructing the airport, at Kakadi village, 15 kms away from Shirdi in Ahmednagar district, is Rs 264 crore, an official said.The project to be executed by the Maharashta Airport Development Company will be completed with public-private partnership, he added.
  • The Ahmednagar Collector will soon start the land acquisition of about 400 hectares of land required for the airport.
  • Another news is The blood bank run by the Shri Sai Baba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi, has been honoured by the Maharashtra State Government by awarding certificate and memento for its continuous efforts to collect and give the blood to the needy patients at the reasonable prices.
  • This award was accepted by Sunil Karjule from Maharashtra Health Minister Dr. Vimaltai Mundada.
  • This blood bank is motivating the blood doors in the rural area. The devotees also donate the blood on every Thursday and Sunday.
  • In all 7300 persons donated blood in 2007. This blood is supplied to Ahmadnagar, Nasik and Aurangabd Districts.

Shirdi Sai Baba temple, Second Richest in Country

  • Kopargaon, Jan 09: The famous Shirdi Sai Baba shrine in Maharashtra has become the second richest in the country in terms of income after the Balaji temple in Tirupati, trustees said on Friday.
  • The temple has collected Rs 81 crore in cash, 920 kgs of gold and 440 kgs of silver in the form of donations during 2008, creating a record, Ashok Khambekar, a trustee of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, said.
  • The temple also collected a record amount of close to Rs 4 crore and 15 lakh in its cash donation box between December 29, 2008 and January six, 2009, Khambekar said. During 2007, about 104 kgs of gold, 235 kgs of silver and Rs 60 crore in cash was received by the temple through donations, he said.
  • The trust, which was formed in 1992, has an annual budget of Rs 200 crore which is used for development works such as construction of hospitals, new buildings and roads in and around Shirdi, Khambekar said adding a super speciality hospital and a ‘prasadalaya’ (dining hall) had already been constructed.
  • The Sai Sansthan had a record collection of  Rs81 crore in cash, 920 kg of gold and 440 kg of silver in its ‘hundi’ at the Saibaba temple in 2008, informed Ashok Khambekar, trustee, SSST.
  • Apart from this collection, donations worth Rs42 crore were also made through different sources in 2008. The trust was formed in 1922.The collection from December 29, 2008, to January 6, 2009, reached a record high of Rs4,13,60,250.
  • The collections in the past year has created a record. In 2007, Rs60 crore, 104 kg of gold and 235 kg of silver had been collected. Also, a golden throne had also been donated for Saibaba. Last year, a devotee donated for the covering of the sanctum sanctorum to be covered by gold sheet.
  • The yearly budget of the temple trust is Rs200 crore which caters to the daily maintenance and management of the temple and its various religious and social activities, including donations for medical relief.
  • In 2008, the trust started a super-specialty hospital at an outlay of Rs23 crore where patients are treated in bare minimum cost. The hospital has gained name for its success in heart surgeries. The trust is also building a ‘prasadalaya’ worth Rs35 crore, the work of which began in June 2008.

Record donation at Shirdi Sai Baba temple in 2007
30 Jan, 2008.

  • MUMBAI: The Sai Baba shrine at Shirdi has received cash donations to the tune of Rs 60 crore, besides 14 kg gold and 235 kg of silver in 2007, making it the highest collection in a year.
  • “In 2006, devotees had donated Rs 35.25 crore in cash, 9 kg gold and 136 kg silver,” the Shirdi Sai Baba Sansthan Trust said in a statement here on Wednesday.
  • On the occasion of Dattatrey Jayanti, which fell on December 23 last year, a Hyderabad-based devotee donated a 90-kg gold throne estimated to be worth Rs 10 crore to the temple, it said.
  • The highest donations received in 2007 during December month, with devotees donating Rs seven crore in cash, 1.25 kg gold and 20 kg silver.This year, the devotees have donated Rs 6.24 crore cash, 1 kg gold and 30 kg silver to the shrine so far.
  • The trust had earmarked Rs 300 crore for a development plan which would include construction of roads, creation of a drinking water scheme and providing facilities at a local hospital and school, the statement added.

Shirdi Sai Temple will be open through the night

  • 31.Dec.07. Devotees of Sai Baba will begin the new year with the customary trip to Shirdi. Anticipating the influx of devotees, the Sai temple trust has made special arrangements to accommodate around five lakh devotees expected to visit the temple tonight.
  • “The temple will be open through the night so that all the devotees can take darshan. There will be a bhajan night to welcome the new year. Judges from the Supreme Court and the High Court and politicians, including Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and chemical and fertilisers and steel minister Ram Vilas Paswan are also expected,” said Jayant Sasane, secretary of the temple trust.
  • The number of people travelling to Shirdi from Mumbai has increased since last week. Rambabu Chouhan, a travel agent from Parel, said, “Out of the 30 cars in my travel fleet, 21 have been booked for Shirdi on December 31 and January 1, 2008.”
  • One of the attractions is the golden throne donated recently by a Hyderabad-based businessman. Sasane  said, “People are curious, but I can’t claim they are there only to see the throne.


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Jai Sai Ram

94-kg gold throne for Sai Baba

  • Shirdi (Maharashtra) : Sri Sai Baba Sansthan at Shirdi – the town famous for Sai Baba’s temple – received an early morning bounty Thursday from two devotees.
  • Two brothers, Mahesh and Girish Reddy of Hyderabad, gifted the Sansthan a 94-kg gold throne costing a whopping Rs. 100 million.It has been made by artisans in Bangalore for a five-and-half feet idol of Sai Baba, installed at the Sai Temple in Shirdi.
  • It was a challenge for the Reddys and the transporters to ferry the throne safely to Shirdi, located nearly 200 km from Pune. The Reddys packed it in a bus, which was escorted by a fleet of 15 cars carrying gun-toting security personnel.
  • Jayant Sasane, director of Sri Sai Baba Sansthan, said the siblings, builders by profession, are Sai Baba devotees and have been visiting the temple town for the past 20 years.
  • During one such trip, they had sought Sai Baba’s blessings for a big contract which could bring them prosperity. They promised to install a special gold throne for the Sai Baba if they bagged the contract.
  • Apparently, Sai Baba fulfilled their wish and the Reddys called the Sansthan to tell them that they would keep their promise made to the Baba, Sasane told IANS.
  • “Incidentally, one-and-a-half years ago we had announced our plan for a gold throne for Sai Baba. Devotees had been donating for the cause and so far we have collected around Rs. 10 million,” Sasane said.
  • Some political parties suggested that the money meant for the throne should be used for victims of natural calamities.”Last September, the Reddys called with their private offer to install the gold throne,” he said.
  • It will be installed Sunday (December 23), the day of Dutta Jayanti. The date is significant for millions of Sai Baba devotees around the world as he is considered an incarnation of Dutta Guru.
  • The throne is the second most generous donation that the Sansthan received in 2007. In June, one V.K. Ramani of Chennai donated Rs. 750 million, Sasane said.
  • Ramani, an IT professional, donated it for the construction of the sprawling Dutta Niwas. “It will cost almost Rs 10 billion.
  • The money donated by Ramani will be used and the Sansthan will spend the rest,” Sasane added.
  • When completed, the Dutta Niwas will accommodate 15,000 devotees at a time, making it one of the largest congregation halls in the country.

100,000 devotees can dine daily at Shirdi prasadalaya

November 29, 2007

  • The Sai Baba temple trust here has built what is billed to be Asia’s biggest prasadalaya, a dining hall with a seating capacity of 5,500, making it possible to feed more than 100,000 devotees daily.
  • The Sri Sai Baba Sansthan Trust, on an average, spends Rs 190 million annually on feeding pilgrims visiting Shirdi.
  • The prasadalaya, constructed at a cost of Rs 240 million, was inaugurated by President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday. The complex is built on 7.5 acres of land and has a built-up area of 183,000 sq feet. It is 700 metres from the main Sai Baba temple.
  • A gigantic hall has been constructed on the ground floor, which can seat 3,500 devotees. Two separate halls have been constructed on the first floor with a seating capacity of 1,000 each.
  • Fourteen domes made of polycarbonate and Manglorian tiles have been constructed to give ample natural light to the hall, so that power cuts do not disturb the activities in the prasadalaya during daytime.
  • Raghunath Aher, chief engineer, Shri Sai Baba Sansthan, told IANS: “The work of the prasadalaya has been going on for 15 months and it will be fully functional in two months.”
  • The meals served at the Sansthan are at highly subsidised rates of Rs 5. Huge refrigerating rooms have been built for keeping vegetables fresh. Most of the cooking will be done with solar energy.
  • VR Wakchure, executive officer of the Sansthan, said: “All the cooking will be done with modern machines, giving top priority to hygiene.”
  • According to the trust, Shirdi has become one of India’s most visited pilgrim places after Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. On a normal day, around 20,000 devotees visit Shirdi whereas the number increases to about 60,000 during a festival.The previous dinning hall had a capacity of 1,000 people together.
  • The prasadalaya serves simple Maharashtrian food comprising dal, rice, chapatti, two vegetables and a sweet. For pilgrims who cannot afford to pay, there is another hall, which has a capacity of 150 people and the trust serves food for free.
  • Ganpath Tatya, prasadalaya supervisor, said: “Every day more than 100 people come here to make just chapattis. The prasadalaya is always full. We like serving food to everyone who comes here, we do not want anyone visiting Shirdi to leave hungry, and they should be happy and satisfied.”
  • The prasadalaya is open from 10 am to 10 pm.The food is first offered to Sai Baba and then served to the devotees.

Shirdi Temple faces terror threat – Nashik police received threatening letter.

  • Nashik, Oct 8. 2007.: Nashik police has received a unknown letter threatening to blow up famous Sai Baba temple at Shirdi.
  • Meanwhile, the security at Shirdi and Trimbakeshwar temples has been beefed up after police and intelligence agencies rated the threat perception from terrorist as alarmingly high for the two temples.
  • The investigation is on to establish the authenticity of the letter and no arrest has been made so far in this connection.
  • As per intelligence agencies’ assessment, terrorist groups could target religious places like Shirdi and Trimbakeshwar during the festive season of Navratri and Diwali.
  • The Union Home Minister, Shivraj Patil also cautioned that militant outfits might target religious places and top political leaders.

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Guru Poornima Special July7-2009

Posted by shirdisainath on July 6, 2009

What is Guru Purnima?
The full moon day in the Hindu month of Ashad (July-August) is observed as the auspicious day of Guru Purnima,a day sacred to the memory of the great sage Vyasa.

All Hindus are indebted to this ancient saint who edited the four Vedas, wrote the 18 Puranas, the Mahabharata and the Srimad Bhagavata.

Vyasa even taught Dattatreya, who is regarded as the Guru of Gurus.

Significance of Guru Purnima
On this day, all spiritual aspirants and devotees worship Vyasa in honor of his divine personage and all disciples perform a ‘puja’ of their respective spiritual preceptor or ‘Gurudevs’.

Description of Guru:

The human soul, even though initiated in the spiritual path, cannot love an abstract power; and it is for this reason that the scriptures advise us to venerate those who lead us to God and to love their physical presence as the Divine manifesting itself in human form. The Guru’s physical body is just a receptacle of the mighty Divine, and as such worthy of the utmost devotion and reverence.
God as the abstract Creator eludes our imagination, but when a human temple enshrines divinity we begin to understand through this familiar medium the purpose of our own ultimate destiny. Thus, when God assumes a human form, He establishes Himself as the Guru. Guru is manifested God- this is perhaps the most succinct and satisfying definition of the word, and eliminates the false claims of some so-called Gurus who are ready to assume the mantle of spiritual authority without the true manifestation of the divine principle.
The Guru as manifested God soon becomes the Light, the inspiration and the great exemplar. The life of the average seeker, as it is lived on the material and physical level, is barren and unproductive until it finds its focus in the Master. It requires the grace, protection and the powerful push of the Guru to release this imprisoned splendor which lies captive in each and every one of us.
The Guru and God are one because the Almighty and His medium of manifestation cannot be different. The Guru embodies not only the Saguna (characteristics) but also the Nirguna(quality) of the Supreme Being, and so to that extent the Guru is approachable and accessible to man’s needs and comprehension.

Relationship between a Guru and a Disciple:
Once a contact between the Guru and the bhakta(disciple) is established, the relationship between master and disciple becomes a thing of beauty. This leads us to consider the principle of reciprocity which operates in this relationship. In return for the innumerable demands which a bhakta makes on the Master, it is but natural that the Guru too should impose a few conditions on the bhakta.The Guru expects total surrender, absolute obedience ,and, the last and most important, supreme effort.

Saint of Shirdi – Shri Sai Baba – Saguna Brahma – Guru:

The saint of Shirdi recognized and emphasized the beauty of a Guru-guided life.
Shri Sai Baba of Shirdi is the Guru incarnate to live on this earth in the late part of last century and early part of this century.
Shri Sai Baba gave tremendous importance to the adoption of the Guru in one’s spiritual “Sadhana”(pursuit).
With an innate compassion Shri Sai Baba often declared -“I am your savior, not only from the weight of sin, but from the weight of care and misery”.
“Guru is all the Gods”, said the Saint of Shirdi. Moreover, the Baba declared reassuringly though as the all pervading Guru he would naturally expect
complete surrender, obedience and loyalty, he promised that through his supreme powers he would extend complete protection to those who put their
implicit faith in him.

Is Surrender to the Guru the only Sadhana Prayer?:

This question was hotly debated even in the presence of Baba. The answer to this complex question as given by Shri Sai Baba comes straight out of Sri Sai Satcharita.

Kakasaheb Dixit(an ardent Devotee of Shri Sai Baba) has published his notes regarding this matter. Next day after Hemadpant’s meeting with Sai Baba,
Kakasaheb went to Baba and asked whether he should leave Shirdi. Baba Said, “Yes”. Then someone asked – “Baba, where to go?” Baba said, “High up.”
Then the man said, “How is the way?” Baba said, “There are many ways leading there; there is one way also from here (Shirdi). The way is difficult.
There are tigers and wolves in the jungles on the way.” I (Kakasaheb) asked – “But Baba, what if we take a guide with us?” Baba answered, – “Then there is no difficulty. The guide will take you straight to your destination, avoiding wolves, tigers and ditches etc. on the way. If there be no guide, there is the danger of your being lost in the jungles or falling into ditches.”

Has Shri Sai Baba qualified to be a Guru?

Not only did the Saint of Shirdi perform his duties of Guruship during his life, but was able to establish a lasting Guru-parampara(successors of Guru’s)
through his vision and foresight.

Shri Sai Baba was not content to transfer his messiahship to his descendants.
In the last years of his life, he said to his devotees with a mother’s solicitude, “Do not grieve when my body passes away.
My tomb will live and move and speak with all those who make me their sole refuge.” Happily, though we have celebrated over 78 years of his mahasamadhi, Sai Baba’s promise is abundantly fulfilled even to-day. Millions of devotees flock to his Samadhi regularly to seek his blessings.
Through decades of void there comes echoing down the years the gracious message- “Lo, I am beside you always”.

Significance of Guru Poornima Day.

The Poornima(Full Moon) Day in the month of Ashadha(July-August) is known as Guru Poornima.
This is a very sacred day on which special worship is performed to the Acharyas(Gurus), who, through their Infinite Compassion and Supreme Grace,
have imparted the Knowledge of the Absolute(Brahma Vidya) through a long and continuous line of Acharyas(Guru Parampara) to all the Seekers of the Self.

Celebration of Guru Poornima Day in Shirdi

The celebration of Guru Poornima began in Shirdi around 1908.
One day Shri Baba told his disciple Shri Dada Kelkar, “Do you know this day is the day to approach Gurus? Bring your worship articles”.
Then Shri Kelkar and his friends looked up the calendar and found that the day was Guru Poornima day.

They started worshipping Shri Sai Baba as their Guru, and that practice has continued till today not only in Shirdi but all over the world where prayers are offered to Shri Sai.

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Sai Mantra’s

Posted by shirdisainath on May 29, 2009

Om Sai Ram

Dear devotee please read this sai mantra every thursday or every day to save you from danger and make your Baba to stand along with you day and nite and be happy and make others happy too…. Om Sai Ram


                            “Shirdi saibaba 108 Ashtothram Mantra”



Aum shree saaye naadhaaya namah

Aum shree laxmi naaraayanaaya namah

Aum shree krishna raama shiva maaruthyaadhi rupaaya namah


Aum shesha shaayene namah

Aum godhavari thadashiradi vaasine namah

Aum baktha shrudhaalayaaya namah

Aum sarva shruthvaasine namah


Aum boodhaa vaasaaya namah

Aum boodha bavisyath paava varji dhaaya namah

Aum kaalaa dheedhaaya namah

Aum kaalaaya namah

Aum kaala kaalaaya namah


Aum kaala dhar badha manaaya namah

Aum mruth yunjayaaya namah

Aum amarthyaaya namah

Aum marthyaa bayapradhaaya namah

Aum jeevaa dhaaraaya namah

Aum sarvaa dhaaraaya namah


Aum bakthaavana samarthaaya namah

Aum bakthaavana pradhik gnaaya namah

Aum anna vasthra dhaaaya namah

Aum aarokya sheshama dhaaya namah


Aum dhana maangalya pradhaaya namah

Aum ruthi sithi dhaaya namah

Aum puthra mithra kalathra bandhu dhaaya namah


Aum yooga shesha mava haaya namah

Aum aabath baandha vaaya namah

Aum maarga bandhavee namah

Aum bukthi mukthi svargaa bavarga dhaaya namah


Aum priyaaya namah

Aum preethi vardha naaya namah

Aum andhar yaamine namah

Aum sachi dhaathmane namah


Aum aanan dhaaya namah

Aum aanandha dhaaya namah

Aum paramesh varaaya namah

Aum para brahmanee namah


Aum para maathmanee namah

Aum gnana svarubinee namah

Aum jagadhaa pithre namah

Aum bakthaanaam maathru thaathru pidhaa mahaaya namah


Aum baktha baya pradhaaya namah

Aum baktha paraa dheenaaya namah

Aum bakthaa nukraha kaadha raaya namah


Aum saranaa kadha vathsalaaya namah

Aum bakthi sakthi pradhaaya namah

Aum gnana vairaakya dhaaya namah

Aum prema pradhaaya namah

Aum samsaya srudhaya thelar balya paabakarma vaasanaa shaya karaaya namah


Aum hrudhaya krandhi bedha kaaya namah

Aum karmath vamsine namah

Aum sutha sath vasthi dhaaya namah


Aum gunaa dheedha gunaath manee namah

Aum anandha kalyaana gunaaya namah

Aum amidha paraakra maaya namah

Aum jayinee namah


Aum dhoo dharshaa shesap yaaya namah

Aum abaraaji dhaaya namah

Aum thriloo kesu askandhitha kadhaye namah

Aum asakyarahi dhaaya namah


Aum sarva sakthi murthaye namah

Aum suruba sundha raaya namah

Aum sulosanaaya namah


Aum bahurooba vishva murthaye namah

Aum arubaavyak dhaaya namah

Aum asindhaaya namah

Aum soosha maaya namah

Aum svaandhar yaaminee namah


Aum manovaaga dhidhaaya namah

Aum prema murthaye namah

Aum soola badhurla baaya namah

Aum asahaaya sahaayaaya namah


Aum anaadha naadha dheena bandhave namah

Aum sarva baarap rudhe namah

Aum agarmaanega karma soogarmine namah


Aum punya sravana keethanaaya namah

Aum theerthaaya namah

Aum vaasu dhevaaya namah

Aum sadhaam gadhaye namah


Aum sath paraaya naaya namah

Aum loga naadhaaya namah

Aum bavanaa nagaaya namah


Aum amrudhaam savee namah

Aum baaskara prabaaya namah

Aum brumha sarya thapas saryaadhe suvradhaaya namah


Aum sathya dharma paraaya naaya namah

Aum sithes svaraaya namah

Aum sitha sangal paaya namah

Aum yoogesh svaraaya namah


Aum bagavadhe namah

Aum baktha vathsalaaya namah

Aum sath purushaaya namah

Aum purushotha maaya namah

Aum sathya thathva podhagaaya namah


Aum kaamaadhi sarva akgnana thvam sine namah

Aum abedha nandhaanu bavapra dhaaya namah

Aum shama sarvamadha samma dhaaya namah


Aum dhashinaa murthaye namah

Aum vengadesra manaaya namah

Aum athpudhaa nandha saryaaya namah


Aum prapannaar thee haraaya namah

Aum samsaara sarva dhukka sayaka raaya namah

Aum sarvavith sarva dhaumu kaaya namah


Aum sarvaandhar bahisthe dhaaya namah

Aum sarva mangala garaaya namah

Aum sarvaa peesta pradhaaya namah

Aum samarasa sanmaarga sthaapa naaya namah




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11 Sayings of Sai Baba

Posted by shirdisainath on May 6, 2009





1.   Whoever puts his feet on Shirdi soil, his sufferings would come to an   end.
2.   The wretched and miserable would rise into plenty of joy and happiness, as soon as they climb steps of my Samadhi.
3.   I shall be ever active and vigorous even after leaving this earthly body.
4.   My tomb shall bless and speak to the needs of my devotees.
5.   I shall be active and vigorous even from the tomb.
6.   My mortal remains would speak from the tomb. 
7.   I am ever living to help and guide all who come to me, who surrender to me and who seek refuge in me. 
8.   If you look to me, I look to you. 
9.   If you cast your burden on me, I shall surely bear it.
10. If you seek my advice and help, it shall be given to you at once. 
11. There shall be no want in the house of my devotees



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Pilgrimage [ A Journey to Shrine]

Posted by shirdisainath on May 6, 2009





Train no. & name

Runs on



  • 6501 ahmedabad exp




  • 6502 ahmedabad exp
  • 2627 karnataka exp


All days



  • 1039 maharastra exp
  • 1077  jhelum exp
  • 1601 pune mmr exp
  • 2129 azad hind exp
  • 2779 goa exp
  • 7305 nzm link exp

All days



  • 1077 pune jhelum exp
  • 2717 ned asr exp
  • 2137 punjab mail
  • 1057 dr asr exp
  • 5017 gorakhpur exp
  • 1071 kamayani exp
  • 1093 mahanagari exp
  • 2534 pushpak exp

All days

New Delhi


  • 2628 karnataka exp
  • 2780  goa exp
  • 1078 jhelum exp

All days

New Delhi


  • 2138 punjab mail
  • 1058 Asr dr exp
  • 2716 asr ned exp

All days

Kolkata/ Howrah


  • 2112 amra mum exp
  • 8030 tilak exp
  • 2106 vidarbha exp
  • 2810 hwh mum mail
  • 2130 hwh pune exp


All days

All days

All days

All days

Hyderabad/ Secunderabad


  • 7058 devagiri exp
  • 7064 ajanta exp
  • 7208 bza manmad exp

All days

All days





  • Kopargoan is the nearest railway station from Shirdi, about 16 kms.


  • Manmad is about 58 kms from Shirdi. Cabs/taxis available round the clock.


  • Chennai shirdi special train from Chennai Egmore to Sainagar shirdi.


  • Train runs on Tuesdays from Chennai Egmore to Shirdi


  • Train no.0677  ” Shirdi Express “. till June 23rd 2009 it is holiday special train

            and comes back on Thursdays train no.0678


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Sai Temples In Chennai

Posted by shirdisainath on May 5, 2009



  Shirdi Sai Temple [Injambakkam] 

  Saipuram, injambakkam chennai -600041.

  Tel – 24491297 , 24491416.



   Shirdi Sai Baba Temple [ Mylapore]

   15, venketesa Agraharam, mylapore chennai –    600004. 

    Tel – 24940784.


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Shirdi Sai Baba Aarti Timings

Posted by shirdisainath on May 5, 2009

Sai Baba Aarti


  • Kakad Aarti      [Morning Aarti]       5:15 Am –  5:45 Am
  • Madhya Aarti  [Afternoon Aarti]   12:00      –  12:30 Pm
  • Dhoop Aarti     [Evening Aarti]        6:00 Pm – 6:20 Pm
  • Shej Aarti          [Night Aarti]            10:30 Pm – 10:55 Pm

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