The Holy Pilgrimage to Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
Shirdi Temple is the home of a popular spiritual guru Sai Baba. Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in Maharashtra is home to Sai in the 19th century. Currently, Shirdi is home to more than 35000 people. But since Shirdi is a pilgrimage place, Shirdi Saibaba Temple has a large number of visitors every year.
Shirdi Sai Baba Temple has more than 50,000 visitors visiting every day from all parts of India.
Devotees come to Shirdi Sai Baba Temple with full faith and feel blessed to have visited the temple. Shirdi Temple is located in Ahmednagar district, in Maharashtra. Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in India is also believed to be one of the richest temples in India. Shirdi Sai Baba is considered as a big Lord especially in Southern India. The exact Shirdi Temple location is 185 km east of the west coastline.
Shirdi Temple is considered as one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations of India. Shirdi Temple has located about 122 km from Nashik city. One of the reasons for the popularity is that Sai Baba preached tolerance towards all religions and he believed that all religions are the same. So, people from different castes and religions visit the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple near Nashik without any hesitation.
From nearby locations like Mumbai, Pune, Nashik many groups of Devotees conduct padayatras to Shirdi. They keep walking around 30-40 KMs per day and reach the Sai Baba temple in around 3 to 12 days.
Shirdi Sai Baba is widely known as a child of God. Religious people often visit Shirdi at least once a year. Shirdi is flooded with tourists all year round. It has a huge floating population of people who are devotees. Uneducated people immigrate often to find jobs, which is why the Shirdi population is constantly increasing.
Shopping in Shirdi
While visiting Shirdi and taking blessings of Sai Baba tourists can purchase some good Maharashtrian sarees, clothing, books, and items related to Sai baba like an autobiography, photo frames, photos, idols, etc.