A serene town, located 122 km from Nashik, Shirdi is the abode of one of the most revered saints of Maharashtra- Sai Baba. It is believed that Sai Baba visited Shirdi in the year 1858 and then spent 60 years of his life here until he attained samadhi (salvation) in 1918. People believe that he resides in Shirdi till today. Sai Baba is popularly known as the ‘Child of God’ as he always gave the message of universal brotherhood. Thursday is considered the most special day of Darshan and Puja at the shrine of Sai Baba.
The place is extremely popular amidst the devotees of Sai who come here from all over to seek the blessings of Sai Baba. Other than the main shrine of Sai Baba, there are many more holy shrines and places that are linked to Sai Baba. Sai Baba temple and Dwarakamayi are the most prominent religious spots of Shirdi along with a few years such as Khandoba temple and Dwarkamyee etc.