Shirdi is a small town located in Ahmednagar district. This unknown village was known famously around the nation with help of a living of renowned guruji Sai Baba in the place at the 19th century. Commonly known as the 'Child of God', Sai Baba preached limit en route for all creeds and the information of widespread brotherhood. Since then, millions of people visit believe the death of Sai Baba, this place as a pilgrimage continuously throughout the year. Every task at Shirdi moves around the wide temple compound devoted to Sai Baba. Pilgrims begin queuing up in the beginning of dawn to get a look and search for the contentment of the life-size statuette of Sai Baba. Thursday is noted by fastidious pujas and darshan of the Sai Baba sculpture.
Other than Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, there is a Shani Shingnapur temple over here just within 3 kms of the Shirdi temple. The shani shingapur temple is of Lord Shani. The village of Shirdi is said to be the village of truth and even now, the people in this village follow the traditions from the era of truth (Satyug). It can be seen that in many houses in Shirdi, there is no doors for the houses. They believe that there will be no threat to their belongings in the land of Sai baba and Lord Shani. There is ease of access to shirdi with help of regular road as well as rail transport service. In addition, there are cheaper hotel and lodging rooms available over here for stay to tourists.
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How To Reach
Airport, Nasik-76 km.
Airport, Aurangabad-104 km.
Airport, Pune-147 km.
Nearest�Railway Station is�
Kopargaon - 13 km,
Manmad Junction - 52 km
Newly built Railway Station of Shirdi is just located 10 km. away from Temple
There are frequent bus services from the Railway Station and also around the other parts of the town to the main areas of interest.
Taxis are available from the Station and they take an hour to reach the town. They usually charge around Rs.400 (Approx.) for the trip.