Om Sai Ram
Hope all is well
CheLa The Excited Traveler welcome you again,
It's was my 2nd time trip of Shirdi Sai ji Temple,feel blessed . In India, Shirdi temple is famous for pilgrimages tourism destination. That's why lots of devoties visited their again n again.
Shri Sai baba of shirdi is treated as god of all. Shirdi is considered as a sacred place for hindus and muslims.
In the recent past all religious people including orthodox Christians, zoroastrains started worshipping Sai Baba of Shirdi.
Childhood of Sai Baba of Shirdi
Shri Sai Baba was a born in the year 1835 to a Brahmin couple of Patri which was in the Nizam state of British India.
Where his parents handed over him to the fakir, When he was 5 years old, these were the words revealed by baba in his last days. But Date of birth is still unknown to the world.
There are lots of communities who claims that Baba belong to their respective communities but none of them proven.
Have faith and patience - I will be always with you wherever you are.
Sai baba of shirdi reported many miracles. He performed many miracles such as levitation, bilocation, materialization, reading of peoples mind, entering tomb at his own will,removal of body parts and affixing them again including intestines. Took rebirth after 3 days, cured the ill, and saved the people by stopping the falling mosque.
There are hundreds of miracles reported at shirdi by shirdi sai baba. People believe that reading sai charitha is good for all types of problems in the family and all health issues.
There are several blogs written on sai baba and his day to day miracles in devotee life. This is increasing lots of faith in people.
Devotee often says that. Shirdi sai baba gave darshan to them in form of lord rama, Krishna etc., Many stories were framed on shirdi of sai baba by his followers. They say that saibaba used to come in dream and gave them advice on what to do and what not to do.
The sacred vibhuti/ udhi (ash) which was distributed to all who visited to see Sai Baba has cured illness.
Devotees and Disciples Of Shirdi Sai Baba
Mahalsapati- priest at a local temple is believed as the first devotee of sai Baba of Shirdi. Initially devotees of Sai were a small group of Shirdians and few from different corners of the country. Now a day's the devotees of Shirdi Sai Baba increased to crores. Sai baba of shirdi is being worshipped in different parts of the world including top English speaking countries
Firstly Hindus worshipped him with rituals and Muslims treated him as saint. Later Christians and zoroastrains started worshipping baba. Shirdi sai movement is the very famous hindu religious movement in Caribbean and English speaking countries.
Lord Meher baba was born to Zoroastrain family. He met Sai baba once in his life time during the procession of Sai Baba at Shirdi. This is the most memorable moment for meher baba but the presence of meher baba was no where mention in the shri sai sacharitha, but in life history of meher baba there were many references of shiridi sai baba.
There are notable disciples of Say Baba who received same fame as sai baba. Such as upasan maharaj of sakori. Nana Saheb Chandorkar, Ganapath Rao Sahasrabuddhe, Tatya Patil, Baija Mai Kote Patil,Haji Abdul Baba, Madhav Rao Deshpande, Govindrao Raghunath Dabholkar,Mahalsapati Chimanji Nagare, RadhaKrishna Mai are treated as the famous devotee of sai baba of shirdi.
Religious View Of Sai Baba Of Shirdi
Baba was completely opponent to orthodoxy, Hinduism, Christianity and muslim. Baba asked his devotees to lead a ordinary life. He asked his followers to chant holy words ,god's name and asked his devotees to read their respective holy books. He followed all hindu rituals and permitted muslims to follow Namaz, reading of Quran at festival times
Thanks for paying attention and motivate me,
Om Sai Ram