Thursday, 27 September 2012

Shirdi Sai Baba

Shirdi Sai Baba, Temples around Shirdi, Tourist spots near shirdi

Shirdi Sai Baba

Shirdi Sai BabaSai Baba of Shirdi is known as Indian god. He is the only god who is worshipped by Hindu, Muslim, Christian and many more diverse religion people. No one knows his birth, many people assume that he incarnation of Lord Dattatreya and some people assume as Lord Krishna. Some people believe him as “Satguru”.

            Even the name “Sai” is given by local people when he came to Shirdi, a town located in Maharashtra. Sai Baba is a famous saint in India who thought love, peace, forgiveness to all. He used to beg food from all the houses, which is considered that he is not only begging food but also their sins which purify their souls by charity. He gave a slogan called “Sabka Malik Ek” which means there is only one supreme lord and he is the god. Don’t fight among yourself biasing on religious basis.


  • According to devotees, Sai Baba had a power of biolocation i.e.  to be visible in many places at the same time
  • He had a power to lift himself in the air without support
  • He made rivers Ganga and Yamuna River to stream with his foot fingers.
  • He lighted lamps with the help of water
  • He cured many incurable diseases
  • He appeared beaten when his devotee was beaten
  • He raised from his death after three days – This happened even with Lord Jesus
  • He stopped falling of the mosque on innocent people.
  • Yatbhavan tat bhavathi – He was visible in many forms of gods according to his devotee’s belief.

           All the above are only few incidents. Many devotees are reported that he cured many diseases from many locations on his chant.

           People believe that we need not come to Shirdi to pray him, it is enough if we can pray him from the place where he stands, and you just need to pray him whole heartedly. 

           During his time, he used to cure many diseases with the help of “udhi”. udhi is said to have miracle  powers. If it is mixed in water followed by Sai Baba pray, will give you good health and cure many diseases. It is said that plague and many more diseases were cured with this miracle Sai Baba Udhi

           You can reach Shirdi by train. Their is railway station at sai nagar or you can even get down at Manmad and catch local buses. You can also reach directly by bus, there are number of travel agencies and transport medium which connects shirdi from all over the India. Nearest junction to reach here is Mumbai (Bombay)

           Apart from viewing shirdi, you can also view many tourist spots near by. Shani-Shinganapur which is about 75 kms, Renukamata temple which is about 5 kms, Nasik - 90 kms,
Bhandardara dam - 130 kms, Ellora caves - 120 kms and Trimbakeshwar - one of the Jyothirlinga which is 30 kms away

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