Shri Sai Baba Temple In Shirdi
Shirdi Sai temple is a beautiful place of pilgrimage
that was built over the Samadhi of Shri Sai Baba.
Shirdi is accessible via the Ahmednagar - Manmad
State Highway No.10, approximately 83 km from
Ahmednagar and 15 km from Kopargaon. Shri Sai baba of Shirdi lived between 1838
and 1918 at Shirdi. The closest and most highly
connected city from Shirdi is Ahmednagar city.
Shirdi now has a new railway station called "Sainagar
Shirdi", which became operational in March 2009.
Trains also run from Manmad railway station which is
87 km and Ahmednagar railway station which is 83 km
from the heart of Shirdi, alternatively from
Kopargaon station which is 15 km from Shirdi.
Buses and taxis ply from these railway stations and
locations to and from Shirdi. Shirdi can be reached
by bus from Ahmednagar, Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Nashik,
Akluj, Dhule, Nagpur and Aurangabad.
Shirdi Airport is being constructed at Kakdi (Kopargaon
taluka), 14 km south-west of Shirdi. Root for shirdi airport is shirdi - Nandurkhi bk(4 km)-
Korhale(8 km)- Kakadi(14 km).
The temple grounds of Shri Saibaba are spread in
approximately 200 sq. meters. It is located in the
heart of Shirdi village and is a major center of
pilgrims from all over the world.
Sai Baba Shirdi Temple On an average, daily 25,000
devotees visit Shirdi village, to have the Darshan
of Shri Saibaba. In the festival period, more than
1,00,000 devotees visit the Temple everyday. The
shrine building is renovated in the year 1998-99 and
now is equipped with all necessary facilities like
Darshan Lane, Prasadalay (Lunch and Dinner),
Donation Counters, Prasad Counters, Canteen, Railway
Reservation Counter, Book Stall etc. The
accommodation facilities are also provided by Shri
Saibaba Sansthan Trust.