The resting place of the sacred body of Shri Sai Baba, the Samadhi Mandir in Shirdi, is a highly devoted temple for devotees and tourists worldwide. Hence, the Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir is one of the star attractions in the Shirdi region of Maharashtra. The Shirdi Sai Baba temple was built by one of Sai Baba’s devotees, Gopalrao Booty. It is believed that the idea of constructing such a temple came from the dream of Gopalrao Booty, in which the sacred Sai Baba asked him to build this shrine.
Why visit Shirdi Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir?
The renowned shrine has a statue of Shri Sai Baba in white marble, installed in 1954 on the day of Vijaydashmi or Dusshera, as the Hindus believe. The temple complex is divided into divisions like Prasadalay, Donation counters, Darshan Lane, Prasad Counters, and Book stalls. It is estimated that around 25,000 devotees and tourists visit the sacred temple every day. This figure appears four times during the festive season at Shirdi.
At the Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, visitors also have the privilege of paying 'Darshan’ to other deities. Besides Sai Baba Mandir, the complex has Hanuman Mandir, Mahalakshmi temple, Khandoba temple, Narsimha temple, and Jain temple.
Shirdi Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir Timings
The temple is open on all days, that is, Monday to Sunday.
Shirdi Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir Entry Fees
There is no entry fees.
Nearby Tourist Attractions
- Khandoba Temple
- Dixit Wada Museum
- Upasani Maharaj Ashram
- House of Laxmibai Shinde
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