Shirdi is a prominent religious place in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is situated at a distance of 76 kms from Nashik. Presently this village has turned into the most visited pilgrimage site. Shirdi was the home of Sai Baba, the great saint of the twentieth century; Shirdi is a town in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, 84 km from Ahmednagar; The Sai temple here is one of the wealthiest temples in the world.
Sai Baba is considered an incarnation of God who is worshiped equally by people of both Hindu and Muslim religions. One of the essential things about Sai Baba is "Sabka Malik is one." No, based on devotees, he was born on 28 September 1836 in Pathri village of Maharashtra. There is such a belief that the devotees get cured by simply lighting incense sticks here. Gurusthan is one of the unique places in Shirdi. Chavadi is an extraordinary place visited by the pilgrims who visit Shirdi. Historians say that Sai Baba spent a few nights here during his last years.
There are many tourist places around Shirdi where you can visit.
- Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
- Sai Teeth Theme park
- Sai Heritage Village
Some interesting facts about the Shirdi:
- More than 60,000 devotees visit Shirdi every day.
- This holy temple is open to all, and it is one of the most preferred tourist destinations. So, the literacy rate is higher as compared to other nearby cities.
- There are so many trusts and schools that the Shirdi Trust operates.
This holy town is located in the Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra, and if we talk about the suitable time to visit Shirdi, it is June to August.
Apart from the Shirdi, you can also visit Shani Shingnapur, another tourism attraction nearby the Shirdi.