Shirdi Sai Baba is more popular as the Sirdi ka Sai Baba which means Sai Baba of Sirdi. He was born in 1835 and died in 1918. The word sai has many meanings in different languages. However, Sai Baba’s devotees called him by this name to mean a saint, fakir or a satguru. They gave him the name according to their own believes. Sai Baba is a kind of guru who has followers from both the Hindu and Muslim religions. Sai Baba always wanted his devotees to follow the path of a true satguru or murshid. He can take his disciples on the path of peace and divinity. His sole concerned was self-realization. He has no crave for any earthly materials. He taught love, peace, helping others, kindness, charity and forgiveness
Worshiping Of Sai Baba
There is no any strict rule of worshiping Sai Baba. Anybody can worship him with peace and kindness in mind. The devotees can pray as they please with lamp, incense sticks and sweets or fruits. Lighting up dhoop on Thursday and Friday evenings may please Sai Baba.
Benefits Of Worshiping Sai Baba
Sai Baba always preached for the self-realization. He taught his devotees to walk on the path of honesty, peace and forgiveness. Thus, one can worship him to obtain the peace of mind. It is believed that people who can worship him regularly, can obtain prosperity and some other virtues in life.
Religious Festivals For Sai Baba
The Sai Baba temple in Sirdi observed various occasions that are considered pious in Hinduism. Rama Navami is considered as the Birth date Of Sai Baba. This tithi is celebrated as the Sai Baba’s Jayanti. Apart from that the devotees of Sai Baba also observed Guru Purnima and Sai Baba’s Mahasmadhi day.
Regions Where Sai Baba Is Worshiped
There are various parts in India where you can find the temples of Shirdi Sai Baba. The most famous one is located in Sirdi, the place which becomes so popular because of Sai Baba. It is located in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. Apart from India you can find His temples in countries like the USA, Nepal, Australia, Cuba, Canada, Kenya, and many more to name.