Shirdi Pilgrimage Tour
Destinations : Shirdi Pilgrimage Tour
Duration : 04 Night/ 05 Days
Day 01 : Mumbai / Shiridi
Arrive Bombay ,then drive direct to Shirdi.On arrival transfer to Hotel in
Day 02 : Shirdi :
Mahasamadhi temple of Sri Sai Baba. Abode of one of Maharashtra's most
revered saint --Sai Baba of Shirdi. Popularly known as the 'Child of God',
Sai Baba preached tolerance towards all religions and the message of
universal brotherhood. Every activity at Shirdi revolves around the vast
temple complex dedicated to Sai Baba. Devotees start queuing up in the early
hours of dawn to catch a glimpse and seek the blessings of the life-size
statue of Sai Baba. Thursday is marked by special pujas and darshan of the
Sai Baba statue. Visit Dwarkamani Mosque where the Baba meditated and slept
on alternate nights. Near the mosque, in a corridor is the dhuni or eternal
flame that bums day and night. Other places of importance are the Gurusthan,
the Kandoba Temple, Shani Mandir, Narsimha Mandir, Changdev Maharaj Samadhi
and the Sakori. Overnight Hotel.
Day 03 : Shirdi-Mumbai-Puttaparthy
Drive Back to Mumbai.Catch flight for Bangalore. On Arrival drive to
puttaparty. Overnight Puttaparthy.
Day 04 : Puttaparthy
Prasanthi nilayam, Abode of highest Pease, the main ashram of Sri Sathya Sai
Baba, is in the southwestern comer of Andhra Pradesh at Puttaparthi. Sai
baba has a huge following in India and around the globe. Heset up this
Ashram 40 years ago. He spent most of the year here but sometimes moves to
White fields Ashram near Bangalore or Kodaikanal in Tamilnadu in the hot
season. Visitors are allowed to see the divine supreme'" shrisathya sai
baba from Morning 6.30 to 8.00 am and they can witness the prayerwith sai
baba from 9.30 to 10.30 am. Again Bhajan starts 5.30 pm till? .00pm. The
ashram sponsors numerous services including School, university, a
planetarium, sports grounds and a state -of -the -arthospital that treats
patients for free.
Day 05 : Puttaparthy/Bangalore/out
Drive back to Bangalore. Transfer to Airport to catch International Flight.
Holy Places for Darshan at Shirdi
This place is near Shri Sainath Hospital. Baba stepped here, in Shirdi at
the foot of banyan tree near Khandoba Temple along with Chand Patil's s wife
s nephew's marriage party. The then Pujari Mhalsapati welcome Him by calling
is the place where Baba first appeared to the world as a boy of 16 years and
this place is supposed to be Baba's Gurusthan. The famous Margosa (Neem)
tree is here. It has a reference in Shri Sai Sat-charita .It is an
experience of devotees that their ailments are cured by burning incense here
on Thursday and Friday.
Sai dada's Samadhi Mandir
This is the place where Sacred Body of Baba is resting in Samadhi. This
building was constructed by Shri Gopalrao Butti of Nagpur and is also known
as Butti Wada'. It consists of Shrine and of a beautiful Idol of Shri Sai
Baba. The articles handle by Baba are preserved and displayed here in
special showroom. All rituals consisting of Pooja, Abhishek and daily four
Aratis are performed here.
stayed at this place continuously for 60 years. Innumerable devotees got
blessings of Baba here. The Shila (Stone) on which Baba used to sit is
located nearby. Also Sacred Fire (Dhuni) lit by Baba is ever burning here.
Baba used to give Sacred. Udi (Ash) to the devotees to solve their problems
in life. Udi distributed to the devotees now is only from this Dhuni.Baba
used to cook food here for distribution to devotees.
On every alternate day Baba used to proceed in procession from Dwarkamai to
this place at night and halt and sleep here. Now also on every Thursday
Palanquin procession of Baba's Photo. Holy Padukas and Satka is taken to
this place between 9:15 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
The Schedule of Daily Programmes in Shirdi Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir at Shiri
Baba Sansthan, Shirdi
||Holy Bath of Shri Sai Baba
||Shri Sai Satyanarayan Pooja
||8:00 a.m & 10:30 a.m
||Pravachan or Puran (Reading of Shri Sai Satcharita)
||Bhajan, Keertan,Vocal Music etc.
||9:00 p.m to 9:45 p.m