Shiridi Sai Temple Ahmednagar, Maharashtra History, Timings & Online Room booking

Shiridi Sai Temple Ahmednagar, Maharashtra History, Timings & Online Room booking

Shiridi Sai Baba Temple is one of India's most revered and revered temple establishments. The Shiridi temple hours are from 4 am to 11 pm. Devotees can do Shiridi darshan online and book accommodation online at Shiridi Samsthan Trust.

It is dedicated to the teachings and life of Sri Saibaba who was a saint or fakir who is revered by all the religious communities of India.

Shiridi Sai Temple Shiridi Sai Temple is situated in a town of a smaller size called Shirdi within the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.


Shiridi Sai Temple

Sai Baba believed that charity is the best way to be blessed by the blessings of God. He lived a normal life and was adamant about giving back to others.

He also emphasized that people must be treated with respect and feel welcome in their homes. The devotees were asked to generously provide the hungry with, food items, water clothing, money and a place to be able to stay.

The life and the philosophy of Sri Sai Baba had recorded in Sai History. The manuscript was been written by Sri Hemadpant who was a great lover of Baba.

Sai Baba himself is said to have given the book a blessing and wishes his wisdom to be shared through the medium of books.

Sri Saibaba Sansthan in Shirdi is the administrative and governing body for Sri Saibaba Samadhi Temple and all the temples that are on the site. Saibaba Sansthan Trust also assists in the improvement and development of Shirdi village.


According to history, Shirdi Saibaba Temple was founded in 1922 to carry on the teachings and activities that were provided by Sri Sai Baba. Sai Baba's name as well as birthplace are not known.

He arrived in Shirdi at 16 years old. When he arrived in Shirdi and was named " Sai" by a local priest called Mahalsapati.

Being aware of Sai Baba as a Muslim monk said "Ya Sai This is a reference to "Welcome Sai Welcome Sai!'. Sai (also known as Sai can be the Persian name given to Sufi saints.

"Baba" is also known as "Father Grandfather, Father Old man, Father" in the majority of Indian or Middle Eastern languages, sir ". This is why Sai Baba had referred to as "Holy Father", "Saint Father", or "Poor Old Man".

Sai The followers of Baba believe Sai can be an abbreviation for "Sai" which is the Sanskrit phrase " Sakshat Ishwar" that refers to God. Sakshat is " incarnation" and Ishwar is " God".

He was initially under the neem trees at Khandoba temple. Shiridi Saibaba was peaceful for a long period and contemplated. He had many visitors, such as Mahalsapati as well as Appa Jogi.

Sai was within Shirdi for over three years before he went missing. He believes that he was part of the troops of Queen Lakshmibai who was from Jhansi during the uprising of 1857.

Sai Baba believes to have returned to Shirdi in 1858. He stopped the practice for over and did meditation for a long time.

Then, he was persuaded by his family to stay in the old mosque, where he led an enigmatically quiet life. Sai welcomed people who visited the mosque later renamed Dwarakamai and when they left, he gave them holy ashes with curative properties. Hakeem was the one who served the people of the village.

Festival is celebrated by the Sai Baba Temple in Shirdi

Celebrations in the Shirdi Saibaba Temple. Shirdi Saibaba Temple:

Rama Navami

The festival takes place in Shirdi Saibaba Temple. Shirdi Saibaba Temple in March or April. This festival is celebrated with great energy and enthusiasm.

According to one report, Gopalrao Gund proposed to create Urus (a Muslim festival honoring the saints) in 1897 as a gesture of appreciation for Sai Baba for fulfilling his child's dream some years later. Sai Baba agreed but decided to observe Ramanavami.

This is why the day is a day when Hindus and Muslims joyfully celebrate the festival which results in the harmony of religion. The devotees will replace the Dwarakamai flags by carrying brown sacks that are kept on the day.

Guru Pournima

On the day of the full moon of July Guru Purnima was celebrated with huge dedication in Shirdi.

The day is dedicated to the Guru. special pujas were performed to pay tribute to him and to his blessings. Vyasa Puja was performed in honor of Vyasa, the Vedic Vyasa the author of Mahabharata.


Vijayadasami is also the day that Shiridi Sai Baba gave up his mortal body for his spiritual home. The day is also referred to in the form Sri Saipunyatithi.

In this festival, the 'Brahman meal' is scheduled in conjunction with Gur Dakshina (donation to the Guru). Pilgrims from all across India visit Shirdi to see Sri Sai Baba.

Shiridi Temple Timings

Here are the Shiridi temple timings.

Rituals Shiridi Temple Timings
Temple opens 4:00 AM
Bhupali 4:15 AM
Kakad Aarti 4:00 AM
Bhajan 5:15 AM
Mangal Snaan 5:05 AM
Aarti 5:30 AM
Darshan 5:40 AM
Dhuni Pooja 11:00 AM
Midday Aarti 12:00 PM
Pothi 4:00 PM
Dhoop Aarti At Sunset
Devotional songs 8:30 PM
Shej Aarti 10:30 PM
Temple Closes 11:00 PM



  • Sai Satya Vrata Pooja
  • Sai Satcharitra Parayan
  • Bhupali
  • Kakad Aarti
  • Mangal Snaan
  • Satyanarayana Pooja
  • Madhyan Aarti:
  • Dhoop Aarti
  • Shej Aarti

How do I get to Shirdi Sai Temple?


Aurangabad airport, located in Aurangabad is closest airport for Shirdi. It's located 144 km away. Buses can be found starting from Aurangabad towards Shirdi.


Shirdi was good connectivity to all major cities in India. The station's name within Shirdi can be described as "Sainagar Shirdi", which was operational in March 2009.

Every day, trains run to the city starting from Chennai, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, Secunderabad, and Mysore.

Other important railway stations include Kopargaon (15 kilometers), Nashik (119 km), Ahmednagar (83 km) and Manmad (87 km). Regular buses operate between these cities and Shirdi temple.


State transport buses run the major cities of Maharashtra along with Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu.

Where can I remain in Shirdi?

The accommodation is offered at a low cost. Shirdi Samsthan Trust Reception Centre is close to the State Transport Bus Stand, which provides proper direction to devotees who arrive and allocate rooms. Lockers are also provided to store luggage.


Three major lodging options in Shirdi Samsthan Trust:

Sai Ashram, Dwaravati, and New Bhakta Niwas. Large standard rooms and dormitories are all readily available.

Accommodation can be booked on the internet by visiting the temple's official website. Numerous privately owned lodges and hotels are offered as options for accommodation.

Online Shiridi Darshan Booking and Room booking

For booking online, for more information, please visit their official website.

To book a room, go to their official website.

Temples Near Shiridi

  • Khandoba Temple
  • Gurusthan
  • Samadhi Mandir
  • Dwarkamai
  • Chavadi
  • The Lendi Gardens
  • Shani Shinganapur Temple
  • Maruti Mandir
  • Jain Temples
  • Mahalaxmi Temple