Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple


14.6/5(225 Ratings)

Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple Overview

Ranked 1 of 20 sightseeing in Shirdi
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple is located in Shirdi. It is one of the most famous shrines in India. The temple is dedicated to the Sai Baba of Shirdi an Indian guru, yogi, and fakir who is venerated all over the world as a saint.
Devotees and tourists alike come to Shirdi to visit the temple. They can avail all facilities like Darshan Lane, Dining Hall (Lunch and Dinner), Donation Counters, Prasad Counters, Canteen, Railway Reservation Counter and Book Stall. They even provide accommodation facilities to the needy.
The temple is open to all irrespective of caste, religion and beliefs. The darshan timings are from 4 AM to 11.15 P.M daily. It is also one of the few temples with live streaming of Temple activities.
Apart from the shrine, tourists can also visit other attractions like Baba's Chavadi, Sri Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, Wet N Joy Water Park, Dixit Wada Museum, Khandoba Mandir, Dwarkamai Masjid, Maruti Mandir, Lendi Baug, Nana Walli's Samadhi, V.P Iyer's Samadhi, Shri Tatya Kote Samadhi, Shri Upasani Kanyakumari Sthan, Upasani Maharaj Ashram, Adul Baba Cottage and the House of Laxmibai Shinde.
The best time to visit Saibaba Sansthan Temple is during the months of November to March.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunrise
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Saranya Devanathan

Saranya Devanathan3.6/5

462 reviews

Hundi all over

Those you got aarthi ticket had to wait in a hall. One has to climb a few steps to reach the hall. Plastic chairs will be given on showing the ticket. There is live TV of the temple going on in the waiting hall. After making us enter the temple in a line, still they were a lot of people standing and the line was not moving. I wish they coordinate it and make us to smoothly move on in line. Only the men line had few chairs to sit. Nothing in women line. On entering the temple also not everyone will be able to see the aarthi. Most of us to see in the CCTV inside. The same CCTV is there all over the place. No need to buy Rs. 400 ticket for it. Thank God we had dinner and went to stand in the queue. It was 11:30 pm when we came out. All other attractions were closed by then. People were in a hurry to close the temple, that all the hundi were brought inside the temple and they started sweeping the temple. We were not given any time near baba statue. Two women stood nearby and sent us out. Out we got a packet of boondi. If we stood in a line, a spoonful of ghee sweet was served. Individual devotees gave some grains. Water fountains were there. To get the wheelchair and to give it back, we had to go to gate 1. Another convenient gate to our hotel was closed. After going all the way, we walked back.

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Jayanth Shivashankar

Jayanth Shivashankar4.3/5

7 reviews

Piligrimage visit to Shirdi

Superb place and very devotional temple and other places worth seeing. Especially I liked the Temple and Musuem very much inside the complex. Dwarka Mai very calm place and religious and Chavadi also.

Srinivasa rao addanki

Srinivasa rao addanki5.0/5

2 reviews

Samadhi temple

Its piligrimage not a pleasure trip one should madeup their mind beforewe visiting. If we want peace and happyness we shall definitely visit. This is not a place to spend our vacation.

Sanjeev Kotnala

Sanjeev Kotnala4.3/5

10 reviews

Great feeling

Its better that you do your Darshan booking online before landing at the temple. Its so easy. Or you may end up paying to touts for the Darshan. You can however get a VIP pass at 200 that shortens your wait. Its a bot crowded and lot disorganised .. So be ready for a long haul

Dinesha p

Dinesha p1.4/5

2 reviews

Be careful cheating waiting for you

Temple OK but no English boards every thing in Marathi, Marathi people didn't properly answer give. I visit yearly 3 temple but like this Cheated people I don't see in my life. This temple is everything in business. Campare to thirupathi and dharmastala bets place

Sonu Narayan

Sonu Narayan5.0/5

37 reviews

Awesome place to visit

This is the place for peace. For free darshan there will be a big Queue, VIP darshan will finish in 20 minutes. For free darshan you have to walk a lot. Morning aarti and Evening aarti is mind blowing, once at least should see that. Baba statue looks amazing after pooja. They doesn't let you stand, we should keep moving. In temple surrounding you will find lot of shops to buy things. It's a Baba samadhi below the statue. It's said that Baba sat there before his death. This place is amazing to visit.

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Venkata satyanarayana Appana

Venkata satyanarayana Appana4.3/5

2 reviews

Nice place to visit by senior citizens

Excellent privilege to senior citizens. Delightful free prasadam and vibhuthi. Subsidy supply of mineral water, biscuits, tea and coffee. Good environment in the temple premises. While the pilgrims and devotees are in the q line, continuous sai namam should be played in the audio in low voice. No recommendations should be accepted just like in chilkur balaji temple. A sai devotee...

Anil Patil

Anil Patil5.0/5

27 reviews

New system to reduce Darshan time

Everyday hundreds of thousands devotees visit Sai Baba Temple and hence it is always crowded. The time required for darshan varies depending upon the number of devotees present at any instant. Previously devotees were required to wail in a darshan queue for 3 to 4 hours during peak hours. Recently new bio metric system is launched by the Sai Baba Sanshtan (trust) to reduce waiting in darshan queue. Now every devotee needs to take bio metric pass (which is free of cost). The time slot and gate number from where devotee should enter is printed on the bio metric pass. Thus devotee need not wait in queue for hours together, instead he/she should go to the mentioned entry gate at the time slot given on the pass. Bio metric pass can be obtained from many locations including near PRO office and from different bhaktaniwas (viz. Sai Asram).Note that for senior citizens, pregnant women, women with small kid (age below 1 year) and differently disabled devotees, can directly enter from gate no. 3 to obtain bio metric pass. My parents (being senior citizens) could get darshan in 15 minutes after entering from gate no. 3.

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Rambabu kaipa

Rambabu kaipa4.3/5

2 reviews

Temple with good online booking facs

Booked for shej Aarathi 2 days before and went on a last minute tour, booking tactual tickets and last minute hotel booking. As we reached on Thursday, and pournima, it is quite auspicious ..We stayed in nearby hotel and visited shani singnapur during the day time. After dinner, we reached at 9 30 pm to the temple and there were roomful of people. There were 50 VIP members and queues were full .. We could not watch Aarathi clearly due to large crowds, especially kids. After Aarathi, we had darshan but other facilities are closed by that time.I went for a free darshan in the afternoon at 3:45 .. I could finish darshan by 4:30 .. But laddoo queue took another 45 min.Next morning, we took a taxi to visit triambakeshwar and Nasik and leave home.

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Tarun sharma

Tarun sharma2.9/5

2 reviews

New Procedures in Shirdi for Darshan

Please note there is a new system for Sai Baba darshan. One has to take pass from PRO office which is in the white building near gate no 1. Please carry a photo I'd with you. You can join the line for darshan as mentioned on your pass. Again as usual the system is not proper please be ready for unwanted surprises

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Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, Shirdi

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Sai Ashram Bhaktiniwas premises
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, Shirdi

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Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, Shirdi

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Sai Ashram Bhaktiniwas premises
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, Shirdi

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