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Shirdi Sai Baba Teachings

Shirdi Sai Baba Tomb shall bless & speak to the needs of the devotees. This is one among the eleven Shirdi Sai Baba Teachings. Sai Devotees feel the warmth & grace while on a pilgrimage journey to Shirdi. Some witnessed miracles on their way while others observed after reaching Shirdi. Thus Sai devotees life has been changed permanently in association with Shri Sai Baba.

A Board having Sai Baba Close Image on round shape and a web address of sainathonline

Once a gentleman comes to Shri Sai Baba. His intention was to get quick Brahma-Gnyan from Shri Sai Baba. Shri Sai Baba became very pleased. Until then whosoever was coming to Him was asking for material wealth & self well being. This is the first time that such a devotee has come to get spiritual knowledge from Him.

Shri Sai Baba let that devotee sit beside. The gentleman was eagerly waiting beside Shri Sai Baba to get the Brahma-Gyan. 

As time passes by, the gentleman became impatient. He again requests Sai Baba to teach The Brahma-Gyan. Below find Shirdi Sai Baba Teachings narrated in a  simple manner . Sai Baba asked a boy near them to get five rupees loan from Nandu Marwadi. The boy returned after a while telling that Nandu Marwadi was not available. Again Baba sent that boy to check with Bala whether can get five rupees loan. The boy also returned from there in empty hand.

At last, the gentleman resisted the improvidence of Shri Sai Baba. The gentleman thought Baba is not interested in preaching Brahma-Gyan. On the contrary, Shri Sai Baba informed that gentleman to have finished giving Brahma-Gyan. To this, the gentleman was astonished in witnessing Shri Sai Baba Leelas and His pronouncement.

Concluding on this article can we accept this doctrine of Shirdi Sai Baba on teaching quick Brahma-Gnyan to that gentleman. 

The gentleman coming to get quick Brahma-Gyan, must first understand what is Brahma. He could have helped Shri Sai Baba when Baba was hopefully desiring rupees five only. Nevertheless the gentleman was sticking to his money which was with him inside his pocket. Likewise, Almighty Sai Baba taught this lesson the way that gentleman will understand and learn The Quick Brahma-Gyan.

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Of India In Maharashtra District

Today Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in India is an important pilgrimage spot of the world. Pilgrims of all religions from all over the world visit Shirdi round the year. The reason behind Shirdi being so popular and a very sought after pilgrimage spot has many. One being Shirdi`s own airport. Sai Devotees travelling to this holy city enjoy these facilities. Furthermore, the air connection from Shirdi to Mumbai and Hyderabad is pulling tourists in masses.

Image of Shirdi Sai Baba and His samadhi (Tomb)

Transit visit to Shirdi Sai Baba Temple is possible now a days. At the same time devotees need to plan their visit before hand. Now a days passes are compulsory for entering to Sai temple. Devotees must obtain a paid or free pass. Better to book the pass online through Shri Sai Sansthan website. Next, make one print out of this pass. Carry this pass along with id proof. Mobiles and cameras not allowed inside Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Complex. At the same time, keep the id proof and pass ready to show the security personnel at the entrance gate.

While booking for paid passes online, devotees should remember to make separate pass for Aarti  as it may cost little higher provided the availability is there. Next, produce the id proof details. Upload the photo of accurate size. Mode of payment is online only. In addition to this, a login id with Shri Sai Sansthan Trust is first to be created to make arrangements of all the above procedures.

All above mentioned are the procedures of a well planned pilgrimage journey to Shirdi. The other way out in obtaining the paid passes is very simple. Directly approach to public relation office (PRO) with id proof. This office is adjacent to Main Road at Gate No.1 of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple.

Kakkad Aarti Image of Shirdi Sai Baba & A Board Written About Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Timings

Besides above template, Shirdi Sai Baba temple timings are different on three special occasions. They are on Ram Navami, Guru-poornima & Dashera festivals.

Shirdi Sai Words Power And Its Effects On Devotees Life

Such was the Shirdi Sai words power. Utterance of mere words on the Lips of Shirdi Sai Baba were fulfilling long desires devotees. Shama who was a close devotee of Sai Baba had such experiences of Leelas. To illustrate, readers will find below one such incident which had fulfilled the wishes of a devotee.

close up image of Shirdi Sai Baba and His saying that If anyone looks at Him, He will also look after that devotee.

Usually, Sai Baba`s Darbar was always crowded with devotees in Dwarkamai. In the mean time, a lady named Mrs. Aurangabadkar came to Shirdi and wanted to see Shri Sai Baba alone.

As she was not getting proper time to meet Sai Baba. Her only wish was to be blessed with a child as she had no issues. Afterward, she took the help of Shama who was close to Shri Sai Baba. Shama was also all aware of Shirdi Sai words power.

Meanwhile, Shama instructed Mrs. Aurangabadkar to arrange one coconut and sit in Dwarkamai. Finally, Shama was waiting for the right time to introduce Mrs. Aurangabadkar.

After meals in the night when Shri Sai Baba was seating in a relaxed mood, Shama beckoned Mrs. Aurangabadkar. Mrs. Aurangabadkar came nearer and presented the coconut to Sai Baba. Sai Baba took that coconut in His hands and was trying to break the same.

At the same time, Shama told to Sai Baba not to break the coconut. On behalf of Mrs. Aurangabadkar, Shama told to Sai Baba that the lady prays for a child.

On the contrary, Sai Baba was ready to break that coconut. However, Shama was insisting Sai Baba to give back that coconut to that lady with the blessings.

On hearing this Baba replied that how can a coconut give an issue. Shama was confident enough about Shirdi Sai words power. Therefore, he again requested Sai Baba to return the coconut with the blessings.

At last, Shirdi Shri Sai Baba returned that coconut with the blessings that the lady will have an issue after 12 months.

Within a years time, Mrs. Aurangabadkar delivered a male child. Shirdi Sai Words Power happened miraculously. The Aurangabadkar family came with the child to Shirdi to meet and thanked Shri Sai Baba.

thus, Sai devotees can imagine shirdi sai words power, whose mere utterances are nothing but His blessings in disguise.

 

Shirdi Sai Baba Blessings Quotes on Life of A Devotee

Thousands of us daily Pray to accomplish Almighty Sai Baba blessings. Shirdi Sai Baba blessings make this possible to achieve the unattainable things in our life. Thus we pray for His blessings wholeheartedly. Whenever Sai Baba puts His hands on the heads of any such devotee, the fate of that devotee has changed miraculously. Such is the Shirdi Sai Baba blessings. It works in two different ways. One is in a material way giving material prospects and happiness. Another is in a spiritual way. This Spiritual way is long-lasting and never-ending. Luckiest are those devotees who receive these spiritual blessings from Shirdi Sai Baba. This enables us to achieve our goals in future life. Any type of disturbances and hindrances will never come on our way.

An Image of Shirdi Sai Baba Blessings posture with the Quote Saying Let Sai Baba Rule Our Mind and below a website name sainathonline

Below is one such story, when Shirdi Sai Baba blessings quotes saved the life of a devotee.

Balasaheb Mirikar: Once Mr. Balasaheb Mirikar was the Tahsildar of Kopergaon Taluka. That time Shirdi was under Kopergaon Taluka. One day, on his official tour to Chitali Village he stopped at Shirdi. There he went to Dwarkamai to get blessings from Sai Baba, one of the Spiritual Gurus of Maharashtra. That time Shirdi Sai Baba blessings quotes are as follows:-

This is Dwarkamai where you are sitting now. She wards off all the dangers and anxieties of Her children. Once a devotee sits on Her Lap, She will save such a devotee from all calamities and all his troubles will over. Sai Baba said like this. “You must be knowing Lamba Baba (meaning serpent here). But this Lamba Baba would not do any harm to the children of Dwarkamai”. Such is an example of Shirdi Sai Baba Blessings Quotes.

 Devotees present there at Dwarkamai along with Balasaheb Mirikar could not understand the meaning of these Shirdi Sai Baba Quotes. Shri Sai Baba then asked Shama to accompany with Balasaheb Mirikar and enjoy this Chitali journey.

They reached Chitali village and decided to wait in the Maruti till the office opens up. Mr. Mirikar and Shama both sat on a mat. Mr. Mirikar started reading a newspaper and his Upparani was spread across. Unfortunately, a serpent came and sat on that Upparani of Mr. Mirikar. On seeing that, everyone present there frightened. Many people gathered there to beat the serpent. On hearing the noise the serpent fleed that place immediately.

At this point in time, Mr. Mirikar remembered Shirdi Sai Baba blessings. He thanked very much Sai Baba to make this aware to him of the danger ahead. Mirikar kept on remembering the blessings as said by Sai Baba. That was nothing harm will happen to the children of Dwarkamai.

Shirdi Sai Baba Leelas and Stories Experienced By Devotees in their Life

Omniscient Shri Sai Baba never needs any means to reach to His devotees. Thus, once Sai Baba told to Mr. Cholkar like this. He can reach to His devotees beyond the distance of seven seas and mountains. Wherever His devotees may be when they spread their hands before Sai Baba with faith and devotion, Sai Baba ought to help them out. Forever Sai Baba is hungering after the love of devotees and readily available when they are in distress. The instance better proved with the Miracles of Udi and Donation. Below are some of Shirdi Sai Baba Leelas. I am sure Sai devotees will find them interesting to read.

Image of Shirdi Sai Baba Grinding Wheat and beside a website name sainathonline

Wheat grinding story: First Shirdi Sai Baba Leelas may be known to everybody. Once upon a time, severe cholera has broken out at Shirdi during Shri Sai Baba`s period. Sai Baba than crushed wheat by His own hands by a hand mill. Thereafter, thrown this powdered wheat at the border areas of Shirdi. Thereby saved the lives of Shirdi villagers from the Cholera epidemic.

Tatyasaheb Nulkar: Second Shirdi Sai Baba leelas is as follows. Mr. Nulkar had a severe pain in his eyes. He went to Dwarkamai to get Shri Sai Baba`s Darshan in spite of his pain. On seeing him Sai Baba only uttered that He is having much pain in His eyes. Just after uttering of this line the pain in Mr. Nulkar`s eyes cured.

Coconut Leela: This is among some Shirdi Sai Baba Leelas. A lady from Pune was desperate to have a pilgrimage journey to Shirdi. The reason was to prostrate before Sai Baba for a child. She had heard before that if Sai Baba will give a coconut than a child may be born. Due to some hurdles, she could not manage to visit Shirdi. On one night she got a dream vision in which Sai Baba is offering a coconut. She got up at once and found a coconut lying by the side of her bed. A year later she delivered a male child. These are a few Shirdi Sai Baba Leelas.

Hope devotees must have experienced Shirdi Sai Baba Leelas like above. The author will be much obliged to hear such Leelas and Stories if they are shared publicly.

Jai Sainath.

Charity Begins With Shirdi Sai Baba and Other Temples in India

Charity begins with Shirdi Sai Baba. He gave Nine Coins to Laxmibai Shinde as He knew that He will be passing away soon. First five than four Coins. These Nine Coins are termed as the nine ways and means of worshipping Lord Vishnu. These are nine types of devotion. Also, these nine paths are best for obtaining and receiving blessings from the Lord. Ancestors of Laxmibai now worship these coins at their home in Shirdi.

Image of Shirdi Sai Baba and Laxmibai Shinde written charity begins with Shri Sai Baba of Shirdi on it also written web address of sainathonline

 

As charity begins so also the devotion towards Shri Sai Baba. Sai devotee Butisaheb of Nagpur had built this present Sai temple where the mortal body of Shri Sai Baba is taking rest. Later management of this temple was handed over to Sansthan Trust. Shri Sai Baba Sansthan Trust now manages Shirdi Sai Temple.

Shirdi Sai temple is now one among few richest temple in India. Years ago, the charity begins with Shri Sai Baba now helping many in getting a safe environment in Shirdi. Sai devotees coming for pilgrimage journey to Shirdi are now getting the cheapest accommodation and food. The road infrastructure and cleanliness are better now.

As per an article published in The Times of India, Shirdi Sai, and Siddhivinayak are two richest temples in the state of Maharashtra. Both these temples participated in charity towards mankind.

Their expenditure on charity is around 50% of the earnings. The sources of these earnings mainly through the cash & jewelry donations from devotees. These huge funds lie idle with the banks. Politicians of different parties fight each other to gain control over the management of these temples.

Among the projects, though approved by the government could not be carried out till date due to non-availability of other facilities. The Shirdi Airport idea was a super flop. Constructing better roadways must be there before implementing and spending such huge funds for Shirdi Airport. There is a mismatch in tax laws between State and Income Tax Department.

Shirdi Sai Baba Quotes And Sayings On Our Everyday Life

One remembers Haji Abdul Baba in this perspective. This requires close acquaintance to understand Shirdi Sai Baba quotes and sayings on our everyday life. Haji Abdul Baba was a perfect scriptwriter and penned down all these sayings. Today we can only adore his penmanship nothing else, as Shri Sai Baba Sansthan could not be made that available to devotees for reading.

A White Marble Statue of Sai Baba and written message Shirdi Sai Baba Quotes on Life

Once Mr. Ramchandra Patil became seriously ill. His condition became worse day by day. He gave up all hope of recovering from this illness. One midnight, Shirdi Sai Baba came in his dream. Sai Baba assured him his recovery but told that after two years, on Vijayadashmi day Tatya will pass away. Baba also asked Ramchandra Patil not to disclose this to anybody. Ramchandra Patil got nervous about this. He was sure about Shirdi Sai Baba quotes and His sayings. Later he disclosed this truth to Mr. Bala Shimpi.

Time passed on, only these two persons were known about this truth. They became very much worried about Tatya.

Vijaydashmi day was approaching. Suddenly Tatya became ill. At the same time Sai Baba was suffering from illness. Tatya Patil was very anxious to visit Dwarkamai to get Sai Baba`s Darshan. Tatya`s health condition became so worse that he could not even move from his bed. Tatya had full faith on Almighty Sai Baba and always kept remembered His name.

On Vijaydashmi day that is on 15th October 1918 a curious thing happened. No one belived that Sai Baba will pass away on this day. Sai Baba will leave His mortal body.

There may be two reasons behind this Shirdi Sai Baba Quotes and Sayings.

First, as per the dream given to Ramchandra Patil, Sai Baba already mentioned and fixed the date for His Maha-Nirvana. Secondly, Sai Baba saved the life of Tatya Patil and left us in Tatya`s place.

devotees will decide this which is correct. jai sai ram. sai baba bless you all.

Indian Festival Guru Purnima 2018

In ancient times, the educational system was that one had to stay away from his parents to get proper knowledge and wisdom. This was under the guidance of a more knowledgeable person. Pupils come and stay with that preacher or Guru. The Guru taught the practical lessons (Vidya). We believe Vyasa Deva as the ancient Guru. The pupils worship their Guru on this full moon day.  Devotees celebrate Guru Purnima considering Shirdi Sai Baba as their preacher. Indian festival Guru Purnima 2018 celebrated in Shirdi of Maharashtra.

Pure White Marble statue of Shirdi Sai Baba on the occasion of celebration of Indian festival Guru Purnima 2018

Indian festival Guru Purnima 2018 in Shirdi divided into three days. It will be observed from 26th to 28th July this year-2018.

On Thursday that is from 26th, the Puja begins after Kakad Aarti of Shri Sai Baba. Akhand Parayan (uninterrupted recitation) of Saisatcharita will start at Dwarkamai from 05:00 AM. Then, holy bath and regular Darshan throughout the day. Palanquin procession (Thursday Palki) festivity will be at 09:15 PM. Next, there will be Sayan Aarti when Palki returns. As Akhand Parayan was going on at Dwarkamai so will remain open throughout the night. On 27th July, the Guru Purnima day, Sai Devotees can do Kakkad Aarti at Samadhi Mandir. The recitation of Saisatcharitra, which was going on at Dwarkamai will be concluded. Procession of Sai Baba portrait and Pothi (Holy Scriptures) in Dwarkamai. In the evening at 09:15 PM, Sai Rath (Chariot) procession begins. Thereafter, the last puja for that day is Shej Aarti or Sayan Aarti. After returning of Sai Rath this Aarti is performed.

Sai devotees will find a change to this Indian festival Guru Purnima 2018, unlike celebration on earlier years when there were no Shej Aarti on Guru Purnima festivity day and Samadhi Mandir was opened for Darshan. Also, there were no Kakkad Aarti next day.

This is as because there will be a total lunar eclipse (Chandra Grahan) in the night of Guru Purnima on 27th July 2018.

Concluding day on 28th July 2018, there will be Kakkad Aarti of Sai Baba at 04:30 AM. Rudrabhisek at Gurusthan at 06:15 AM. On this festival day, the Samadhi Mandir is closed after Shej Aarti in the night due to Lunar Eclipse.

This is all about this year`s Guru Purnima Festivity schedule. Sai devotees should come and visit Shirdi during their pilgrimage journey only on 28th July 2018 that is after Chandra Grahan.

blessings from almighty sai baba. Jai Sai Ram

 

Constructing Replica Temple of Shirdi Sai Baba

There are innumerable Sai temples in this world. Constructing replica Sai temple of Shirdi Sai Baba will attract Sai devotees to visit again and again. Thereafter, this place will become a place of worship for Sai devotees. Before visiting this replica temple most of the devotees have visited Shirdi Sai temple. They must be knowing the important places of worship and their fruitfulness. For an example, if inside a replica Sai temple a place called Gurusthan is there then there must be Neem tree beside it.

Copy of Image of Samadhi Mandir and Gurusthan to get help in constructing replica Sai temple

Samadhi Mandir: First of all,  Shri Sai Baba Sansthan of Shirdi constructed Samadhi Mandir. This was actually aimed to dedicate to Lord Shri Krishna. Since Sai Baba desired to be kept His Mortal Body there, probably this Samadhi Mandir came into existence. Also, this temple is known as the Tombs of Sai Baba. Seems like only constructing replica Sai temple of Shri Sai Samadhi Mandir will complete the task.

One life-size statue of Sai Baba seating on a golden or silver throne and beneath a Samadhi. Designing and constructing exactly the same as in original posture will be made more attractive. Three steps to climb up to Samadhi will make perfect. Leg posture in Samadhi must be on the right side of the statue. The Lotus Feet of Sai Baba must be in pure marble marking four signs of Lord Vishnu at the four corners. The Samadhi should be of 6ft long and 2ft wide. In the night after daily Puja, must cover with a white cloth and a Rudraksha Mala upon It.

Gurusthan: Second important replica is constructing Gurusthan. This requires open space and a neem tree. Here the temple size is small as because of the temple will be on the shadow of the neem tree. A medium size photo of Sai Baba seating on a stone to be attached to the wall of the temple here. The other three sides of the temple should be kept open without any door. Placing a Shivling inside the temple creates originality of the theme.

The other two replicas are as similar as in our houses. These are photos of Sai Baba kept in Dwarkamai and Chavadi. This does not require any special effort in constructing replica Sai temple of Shirdi Sai Baba.

Two popular photos of Sai Baba found everywhere in all houses. One kept in Dwarkamai Sai Baba seating in front of Dhuni Maa and the other found in Chavadi in which Sai Baba seating on a stone.

Keep these photos inside Sai Baba temple. At the same time, offer special Puja and Prasad on every Thursday. Then, light a Ghee Lamp in front of Sai Baba in the evening which may eradicate all misfortune and calamities.

Nowadays, we found a lot of Sai temples in our areas and nearby places. The craziest thing is that they all try to construct the replica of Samadhi Temple, which is wrong. Rather, they must initialize in constructing Gurusthan instead whereby the assurance of Sai Baba will spread in right manner.

What should be your opinion about constructing this type of replica temple? Thus, Sai Samadhi Mandir is only one in this world and that is in Shirdi. Consequently, devotees should construct Gurusthan replica.

Hence, subscribe to my website, Sainathonline to get the real meaning of messages of the Holy Father Sai who had taken this human body form to guide us and make our lives so meaningful.

 

Tombs Built in Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Complex

Om Sai Ram. Fortunate are those devotees, who had been lived with Shri Sai Baba in Shirdi. Whose tombs built in Shirdi and are also being taken care of by Shri Sai Baba Sansthan in Shirdi? Shri Sai took every care of them, and even after leaving their mortal being, Baba kept their souls nearer and ever conscious of Him.

Five Important Tombs Built in Shirdi inside Shri Sai Baba Temple Complex In Shirdi

1. Nanavali (Shankar Narayan Vaidya): A true Sai devotee who took his last breath on the 13th day of Baba`s Mahasamadhi that is on 26th October 1918. He once asked Sai Baba to get up from His Gadi(Seat) so that he can seat on it. Sai Baba immediately got up and left the Gadi for him. Sai Baba showed no ego or pride with this act of Nanavali. After seating for a while Nanavali got up and fell down at Sai Baba feet. The relationship Nanavali had with Sai Baba like that of Hanuman and Lord Shri Ram. One will notice these tombs built in Shirdi inside Shri Sai Baba temple complex on the right side while going to Lendibagh. Nanavali tomb is in middle among these tombs.

2. Bhau Maharaj Kumbhara: Among other tombs built in Shirdi, Bhau Maharaj tomb is beside Nanavali`s tomb. This Sai devotee breathed his last on 27th April 1937. It is a mere surprise to know the works and deeds this Sai devotee was doing at that time. The Spiritual influence of Sai Baba had bestowed upon him. Bhau Maharaj had this vision that time about the very cleanliness and hygiene in Shirdi. As he came to Shirdi at a very young age, lived like a selfless and helpful person. Today mothers of young children pray for well being and a better future for their children near his Samadhi.

3. V P Iyer: This tomb is behind Nanavali`s tomb. He was an ardent devotee of Sai Baba. He had complete faith in Sai Baba. When Iyer Saheb transferred to Shirdi, his lifetime wish was fulfilled and remained in Shirdi. He breathed his last on 27th May 1944 embracing Photo of Shri Sai Baba. Shirdi villagers requested Shri Sai Baba Sansthan to built a Samadhi near other tombs built for Sai devotees.

4. Tatya Kote Patil: Sai Baba loved Tatya as His younger brother. Their bond of a relationship like two loving brothers. This made Sai Baba in protecting Tatya from every kind of mishappenings and danger. Thus, it is believed that Shri Sai Baba left His heavenly body for the shake of Tatya who was in bed for illness in the year 1918. Later Tatya Kote Patil breathed his last on 12th March 1945.

5. Haji Abdul Baba: The first tomb seen while going to Lendi Bagh is of this devotee of Shri Sai Baba. He was very close to Shri Sai Baba. Abdul Baba got the knowledge and wisdom of every action of Sai Baba. Then, He began writing the words and preachings of Sai Baba. Today this book is not available to the public for reading. This book had an in-depth meaning from Holy book of Quran. Haji Abdul Baba cured many types of diseases and maladies with the help of this Book. One can find a separate cottage specially dedicated to Abdul Baba in front of Chavadi, where Sai devotees visit with pure heart and love. At last, he left his heavenly body in the year 1954.