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Shirdi (Maharashtra)

 

Hotels in Shirdi

Mentioned below is a list of Hotels in Shirdi that you can choose from. Every Shirdi hotel listed below includes general information on the hotel along with tariff and photographs of the hotel. We have covered hotels from budget accommodation to 5* Category across the entire Shirdi city. This page also provides general information on Shirdi city, how to get to Shirdi, the places of interest in and around Shirdi and excursions in Shirdi. Be it a one night stay or a part of a Package tour, Shirdi has a lot to offer to all kinds of tourists.

  

Hotels in Shirdi

Grade Rate per couple Plan
         
St Laurn Meditation Spa Resort  * * * * * Tariff Room only
Sun n Sand * * * * * Tariff Room, Breakfast
        
Hotel Sai Leela * * * Tariff Room only
Shraddha Park Inn * * * Tariff Room & Breakfast
Sai Baba International * * Tariff Room only
Hotel Sai Mahal * * Tariff Room only
Silver Oak Holiday Home (Private bungalow) * * Tariff Room only
Hotel Sai Sahavas * * Tariff Room only
Hotel Siddhant * * Tariff Room only
Hotel Sai Moreshwar * * Tariff Room only
Hotel Sai Snehal Palace  * * Tariff Room only
Hotel Marigold Regency  * * * Tariff Room only
        
 
Shri Sai Baba, Shirdi, Maharashtra, India

Shirdi Tourist Information

Shri Sai Baba Sansthan, Shirdi was established in the year 1922 to carry out the noble service of Shri Sai Baba. From the year 1922 to August of 1989 the establishment staff provided various facilities for the devotees. On May 4, 1990 Bhoomi Pujan of 'Sai Baba Bhakta Niwas' was performed. A building to accommodate 3500 devotees, having 560 self-contained rooms and two spacious halls has been constructed.
 

Sai Baba used to cure many diseases. Shri Sai Baba Sansthan, Shirdi built a 'Shri Sainath' Hospital to continue to provide service to patients. The Hospital is well equipped with modern machineries like 'Manojkumar Intensive Care Unit', 'Smt. Janaki Devi Suri Sonography Centre', 'Raju Batra X-ray Machine', etc

 

The Sansthan runs a 'Prasadalaya' to provide lunch and dinner to the devotees. Nearly a 1000 devotees can take Baba's prasad at the same time. The kitchen of the Prasadalaya is equipped with modern cooking machineries and is free of pollution. Food-packets are available to the devotees from 8:00 in the morning to 12:00 noon. There is a canteen service available to the devotees day and night.

 

The Sansthan is publishing various photos and books on Shri Sai Baba in many languages. The trust has started English medium schools three years ago. Scholarships are given to the poor and clever students every year by the Sansthan. The Chairperson and the members of the trust are taking keen interest to provide facilities to the villagers and devotees.

 

Shirdi is located approximately 296 Kilometers from Mumbai (Bombay) City in India. The nearest railway station is Kopargaon 15 kilometers on Manmad-Daund section of Central Railways

 

HOW TO REACH SHIRDI
Shirdi is on the Ahmednagar-Manmad Highway, 250 km from Mumbai and 75 km from Nashik. You can fly into Nashik and then take a bus, taxi or train to Shirdi. Shirdi is accessible on the Central Railway line; get off at Manmad (65 km from Shirdi) or at Kopergaon (18 km). MTDC runs buses from all major destinations.

 

WHEN TO GO
Pilgrims flock to Shirdi at any time of the year. Shirdi has a dry climate that swings to extremes, from a high of 40° C in May, to a low of 7° C in January. But the monsoon months - June to August - are pleasant, with scanty rains. Though the shrine is open though the week, Thursday is Sai Baba's special day.

 

ACCOMMODATION & OTHER FACILITIES
Accommodation is never a problem in Shirdi - from the MTDC hotel, tourist rest houses, dharamsalas and ashrams, to five star accommodation - the town is totally geared for pilgrims. Hotels offer special packages and check-in/check-out timings. You can stay in comfort and clean surroundings at one of the charitable sansthas and dharamsalas for just a handful of rupees.

 

 

Places Around Shirdi

 

Samadhi Mandir : Samadhi Mandir of Shri Sai Baba was build by a millionaire from Nagpur in 1917-1918, a famous Sai devotee Shreemant Gopalrao Buti. Gopalrao wanted to keep an idol of Murlidhar here. However, Baba himself became Murlidhar and the Mandir became the Samadhi Mandir of Baba. The Mandir is built with stones and Baba's Samadhi is built with white marble stones. A railing is built in marble around the Samadhi and is full of ornamental decorations. In front of the Samadhi are two silver pillars full of decorative designs. Just behind the Samadhi is Sai Baba's marvelous statue made of Italian marble, which shows him seated on a throne. This idol was made by the late Shri Balaji Vasant Talim.

 

This statue was installed on 7th October 1954. Above the statue is an open, silver umbrella. The front of the Mandir has an assembly hall where about 600 devotees can be accomadated. Here is a showcase where various things handled by Baba are kept. On the first floor of the Mandir are pictures that depict Baba’s life. The daily routine of the temple starts at 5 o'clock in the morning with Bhoopali, a morning song, and closes at 10 o'clock in the night after the Shejarati is sung. Only on four occasions the temple is kept open overnight i.e. on Gurupoornima, Dassera, Ramnavmi and New Year Eve. Every Thursday and on each festival, a Palakhi with Baba's photo is taken out from the temple.

 

Dwarkamai : Shri Sai Baba came to Shridi with a marriage procession. He stayed at Dwarkamai till the very end of his life. Dwarkamai is situated on the right of the entrance of Samadhi Mandir. Here he solved problems of the people, cured their sickness and worries. Before Baba's arrival in Shridi, Dwarkamai was an old mosque in a dilapidated condition. Baba turned it into Dwarkamai and proved that God is one. The first level of Dwarkamai has a portrait of Baba and a big stone on which Baba used to sit. This level has two rooms. One contains the chariot and the second a palkhi. Just in front of the room where the chariot is kept is a small temple. A saffron flag flies over it. The second level of Dwarkamai has a square stool made of stone, which Baba used for taking a bath. The main attraction of this place is the oil painting of Shri Sai Baba sitting in a carved wooden shrine. This level also has the grinding stone and the wooden vessel called Kolamba in which Baba used to keep the Bhiksha brought from the village.

 

Gurusthan : Sai Baba first came to Shirdi in the form of Bal Yogi - a child ascetic. He was first spotted seated under a Neem tree. This place came to be known as Gurusthan. The Gurusthan was renovated on 30th September, 1941. After this the present temple was built. There is a small shrine in Gurusthan. On a elevated platform of this shrine a big portrait of Baba is placed. On the side is a marble statue of Baba. In front of the portrait is a Shivling and the Nandi. Photos of twelve Jyotirlingas are also kept in the temple. The branches of the Neem tree have come out through the roof of the temple. At a short distance lies Baba's CHAVADI.

 

Chavadi : Baba used to sleep here every alternate day. The Chavadi is divided into two parts. One part of the Chavadi has a large portrait of Baba along with a wooden bed and a white chair belonging to him. There is a cottage of Abdul Baba, an ardent devotee of Shri Sai Baba, in front of the Chavadi. The Lendi Baug was looked after by Abdul Baba. There are photos and various things which were handled by Sai Baba and Abdul Baba in the cottage. There is a Maruti Mandir located at some distance from the cottage of Abdul Baba. This mandir was visited by Baba for the sat-sang with Devidas, a Balyogi, who lived at the Mandir ten to twelve years before Baba arrived. There are also temples of village deities like Shani, Ganpati, and Shankar to be visited.

 

Lendi Baug : At some distance from Gurusthan there is the Lendi Baug. This Baug was made and watered daily by Baba himself. It got its name from a Nalla (a drain) which used to previously flow there. Baba used to come here every morning and afternoon and rest under a Neem tree. Baba dug a pit, 2 feet deep, under the Neem tree and kept a Deep(earthen lamp) lit in that pit. One octangular Deepgriha called Nanda Deep has been built in marble stone in memory of this place. It constantly burns in a glass box. On one side of the Deepgriha is a Peepal tree and on the other side is a Neem tree. Some distance away is a Datta Mandir below an Audumbar tree. In the Mandir there is a statue of Datta built in marble stone.

 

The statue of Datta was installed on 6th December, 1976. Just behind the Datta Mandir is a Samadhi of the horse, Shyamsundar which belonged to Baba and which used to bow to him. Lendi Baug also has a well which was dug by Baba and his devotees. At the entrance of the Baug are the Samadhi's of ardent Sai devotees Tatya Kote Patil, Bhau Maharaj Kumbhar, Nanavalli and Abdul Baba.

 

Khandoba Mandir : This temple is located near Shree Saibaba Hospital on the Nagar-Manmad road. When the marriage party of Chand Patil's wife's nephew came to Shirdi. Shree Saibaba who had accompanied this marriage party, alighted with others in the open ground of this temple. The Pujari (prist) of the temple "Malsapathi" welcomed this Young Ascetic with the words "Ya Sai" ("Come Sai")

 

Museum : Valuable things used by Baba during his time are drinking vessel(Tumbrel), Babas Paduka (footprints), Baba's Satka, Grinder, Gramophone, Bowl Of Hukka, Horse bridle-habiliments, the Kaphani and Sandals worn by Shri Sai Baba and original Photographs of Lord Sai. All these valuable things are kept in the museum for Sai devotees.

    
Place Importance of Place Distance
From Shirdi
Shani Shingnapur Shanidev Temple 75 KM
Nasik- Trimbakeshwar Panchavati, Muktidham Temple, Shiv Jotirlingam,
Godavari River Birth Place
140 KM
Ellora/ Aurangabad Shiv Jotirlingam, World Famous Caves,
Mini Tajmahal, Daulatabad Fort
120 Km
Ajanta World Famous Caves 250 Km
Pandharpur Lord Vitthal Temple 350 Km
Tuljapur Bhavani Mata Temple 325 KM
Bhimashankar Shiv Jotirlingam 250 Km
Saptashrungi Mata/Vani Saptashrungi Mata temple 160 Km
Sakuri Upasani Maharaj Ashram 6 Km
Meharbabad Meharbaba Ashram 100 Km
    
: Airport/ Railway Station :
Pune Airport 225 km
Mumbai Airport 325 Km
Aurangabad Airport 140 KM
Manmad Station 65 Km
Nagarsol Station 40 KM
Kopergaon Raiway Station 18 km