Saturday, 13 July 2013

How to Reach Shirdi Temple - Distance from Mumbai Nashik Aurangabad Pune

How to Reach Shirdi Maharashtra
The holy city of Shirdi is located about 122 kms from Nashik. Shirdi is known as the abode of one of Maharashtra's most respected saint -- Sai Baba of Shirdi. Universally known as the 'Child of God', Sai Baba moralized tolerance towards all religions and the message of complete brotherhood

Millions of devotees visit the Sai Baba Temple every year from all over India and abroad. Every movement at Shirdi revolves around the vast temple complex dedicated to Sai Baba.

Devotees start queuing up in the early hours of dawn to catch a glimpse and seek the blessings of the life-size statue of Sai Baba.

Thursday is marked by special pujas and darshan of the Sai Baba statue. There are other places of interest that devotees can visit as well including Dwarkamani Mosque where the Baba meditated and slept on alternate nights. Near the mosque, in a corridor is the dhuni or eternal flame that burns day and night. Other places of importance are the Gurusthan, the Kandoba Temple, Shani Mandir, Narsimha Mandir, Changdev Maharaj Samadhi and the Sakori Ashram
Nearest airport from Shirdi Sai Temple is Aurangabad.

Nearest railway station is Shirdi, on the Manmad-Daund section of central Railway.

Distance from Mumbai-Shirdi is about 296 kms. (Mumbai-Nashik-Niphad-Yeola-Shirdi) Distance from Nashik-Shirdi is about 112 kms. 

Aurangabad-Shirdi 126 kms.(Aurangabad-Vaijapur Yeola-Kopargaon-Shirdi) 

Pune-Shirdi,183 kms. (Pune-Kalamba-sangmner-Talegaon-shirdi). 

MSRTC State Transport buses ply regularly from Mumbai, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Pune and kopargaon.

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