Dwarkamai Masjid Overview

Ranked 3 of 20 sightseeing in Shirdi

Dwarkamai Masjid served as the place where Sai Baba stayed for a period of 60 years. Near the mosque, the Shila (Stone), on which Sai Baba used to sit, is located. In the mosque, Sacred Fire (Dhuni) lit by Sai Baba, always keeps burning. During his lifetime, Sai Baba used to give its Sacred Udi (Ash) to the devotees with the belief that it will cure them of sufferings of any kind.

For the distribution of food to the devotees, Sai Baba used to cook at this site. Main attraction of this place attractions of this place areis oil paintings of Sai Baba. The mosque is segmented into two levels. On the first level a portrait of Sai Baba and a big stone is located. It is believed that on this stone, Sai Baba used to sit. This level contains two rooms, one has a palki, while another possesses a chariot. The second level holds a huge square stool, which is constructed out of stone. It is believed that Sai Baba used this stool for taking bath.

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Dwarkamai Masjid

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10th Dec 17

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10th Dec 17

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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
5:30 AM -9:45 PM
5:30 AM -9:45 PM
5:30 AM -9:45 PM
Public Holidays:
5:30 AM -9:45 PM

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Sonu Narayan

Sonu Narayan5.0/5

37 reviews

Healing place

It is built with rough stone wall. It's a quite old building as Baba always said not to refurnish the mosque although gradually some repair has been done. Free access to the mosque. Dwarkamai is one of the treasure of Shirdi with powerful atmosphere. People will pray before the Duni. It is said that Baba was healing people in this mosque. Baba was found of light and lamps, to this day lamps are burnt continually in Dwarkamai. Mosque was open not only opened to all caste but for untouchable and no caste people also. Baba distributed Udi (ash power) to people, now also it's followed there. Udi is available in small packets from a small booth outside the Samadhi Mandir.

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Anil Patil

Anil Patil4.3/5

27 reviews

Just behind Samadhi Mandir

Dwarkamai Masjid is just behind the main Shri Sai Baba Samadhi mandir. Majority of devotees visit this place after taking darshan of Shri Saibaba Samadhi Temple. This is the place where Shri Sai Baba use to take rest.

Balaji Thangarajan

Balaji Thangarajan5.0/5

11 reviews

A place where Sai Baba lived

Dwarkamai Masjid is the place of Sai Baba lived. It is located just side of Sai Baba Temple. During aarti timings people are formed for bhajan nearby Chavadi, Shri Khandoba Mandir and Sai Baba Temple.
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Pratik Jena

Pratik Jena5.0/5

68 reviews

Memories restored

Dwarkamai Masjid also belongs to the Shirdi Sai temple. This place is worth visit as it contains things related to Shirdi Sai Baba's life which include his cooking utensils, day-to-day objects etc.

Rahul Ssharma

Rahul Ssharma5.0/5

4 reviews

One should visit here

Everyone goes there and takes blessing from Sai Baba at Dwarkamai temple. It is same place as it was at the tree where Sai Baba used to sleep and sit, one should visit here.



8 reviews

Grand place with historical importance

This place has its own historical importance of baba's life with his entourage. The place is a little bit crowded and we felt a little bit uneasy to see all the things inside due to pushings.

Kislay Goel

Kislay Goel5.0/5

3 reviews

Have a visit

A definitely visit. Sai Baba used to stay here. Your trip to Shirdi is incomplete if you do not visit this place. The experience of the temple is soothing, peaceful and full of positive vibes. You just cannot explain in words, you feel the value of it when you yourself visit it.

Dhruv Malhotra

Dhruv Malhotra5.0/5

5 reviews

Shows the life part of Sai Baba

Dwarkamai is located near to gate no.4 of the Samadhi Mandir. This is the place where Sai baba used to live and here he started the Akhand Dhuni which is still present over here. It is the ashes of this Dhuni which is distributed among devotees known as Udi. There is also the stone on which Baba used to sit and the grinding mill which baba used for grind wheat to flour.

Atul Sedani

Atul Sedani5.0/5

8 reviews

Not to miss, crowded on Thursday

Do not miss it, reachable from gate 2, inside the main temple it was complex, queues very small. You can feel Baba's presence here as well around the corner from Main Hanuman temple. Pilgrims are given Prasad after 6pm, busiest on Thursdays and weekends. Many places nearby to buy religious gifts but do bargain hard!

Venkatesh v

Venkatesh v5.0/5

5 reviews

Nice queue control measurements

Nice to see all those places. Mind peace places. Nice arrangements to control queue.

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