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Refreshment Centre / Canteen

Refreshment Centres / Canteens are located at various places inside the temple complex. The locations are mentioned below for the benefit of Sai Devotees:

1. Refreshment Centre inside the 2nd Waiting Hall (Bhakti Hall)
2. Refreshment Centre near Gate No.2
3. Refreshment Centre near the Sansthan Office Complex.

In Addition to the above, the Sansthan runs a Canteen in the Old Prasadalaya Building. The Sansthan is providing Tea/Coffee/Milk/Mineral Water at very reasonable price for the benefit of Sai Devotees. The prices are mentioned below for the benefit of Sai Devotees:










Mineral Water

Rs.8.00 for 1 L and Rs.5.00 for 500 ML.



The Canteen and Refreshment Centre are operated round the clock by Sansthan with minimum break timings.


Cloak Rooms:

The Sansthan provides Cloak Rooms at a very nominal price to Sai Devotees for keeping Bags / Suitcases and other valuables. They are operated round the clock by the Sansthan with minimum break timings. The Locations of Cloak Rooms are as below:

1. Next to the Canteen the in the Old Prasadalaya Building.
2. At the Enquiry Office opposite to Bus Stand.


Cloak Rooms



Baby Feeding Room:

The Sansthan has provided a separate room for Feeding Babies for the benefit of Lady Sai Devotees inside the main temple complex. The Baby Feeding Room is situated adjacent to the Refreshment Centre near Gate No.2.



Sale of Prasad Cloths:

Prasad Cloths are sold in a room adjacent to the Railway Booking Counter. Here the Vastras that are put on Saibaba Idol and Samadhi, Gold and Silver Coins with Saibaba’s picture engraved on it are sold at very nominal prices.





Parking Spaces in Shirdi:

There are many Private Parking Places in Shirdi. We have given below some of them for the  benefit of Sai Devotees:

1. Opposite the Main Entrance of the Saibaba Sansthan Temple Complex.
2. Near Dwarawati Bhakti Niwas.
3. Near Shirdi Market Area.


Shri Saileela Magazine

Shri Saileela Magazine is an official periodical of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi which is published bi-monthly in English/Hindi and covers nearly all the activities of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust. It also provides rich spiritual and religious information. The Subscription Charges are given below for the benefit of Sai Devotees:


Annual Subscription (within India) Rs. 50/-
Annual Subscription (Foreign Edition) Rs. 1000/-
Life Membership (within India) Rs. 1000/-
Single Copy (within India) Rs. 8/-

Subscriptions can be sent by way of Demand Draft / Money Order / Cheque in the name of “Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi”


Executive Officer
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi At & Post - Shirdi
Tal - Rahata, Dist. Ahmednagar - 423 109 (M.S.), India
E-mail :,
Phone No : + +91 2423 258500
Fax No : + +91 2423 258770


Daily Programme at Shri Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan

4:00  am

Temple open

4.15  am


4:30  am

Kakad  Aarti (morning)

5:00  am

Bhajan in Saibaba Mandir

5.05  am

Holy Bath of Shri Sai Baba (Mangal Snaan) in Samadhi Mandir

5:35  am

Aarti "Shirdi Majhe Pandharpur"

5:40  am

Darshan begins in Samadhi Mandir

9:00  am

Abhishek Pooja


Satyanarayana Pooja

11:30 am

Dhuni Pooja with rice and ghee in Dwarkamai


Mid day Aarti

4:00  PM

Pothi (Devotional reading/Study) in Samadhi Mandir

At Sunset

 Dhoop  Aarti

8:30 - 10:00 PM

Devotional Songs in Samadhi Mandir and other Cultural Programmes (if any)

9:00   PM

Chavadi and Gurusthan closes

9:30   PM

In Dwarkamai water is given to Baba, a mosquito net is hung and the hanging lamp is lit

9:45   PM

Dwarkamai (the upper part) closes

10:30 PM

Shej (night) Aarti. After this, a shawl is wrapped around the statue in the Samadhi Mandir, a Rudraksha mala is put around baba's neck, another Rudraksha mala is put on the Samadhi Mosquito net is hung and a glass of water kept there

11:15  PM

Samadhi Mandir closes after night Aarti.



Poojas Performed by Shri Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan

Abhishek Pooja Timings

 1st Batch

7:00 am to 8:00am

 2nd Batch

9:00 am to 10:00 am

 3rd Batch

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Note: amount payable for Abhishek Pooja  is Rs 101/- only

Sai Satyanarayana Vrath Timings

1st Batch

7:00 am to 8:00 am

2nd Batch 9:00 am to 10:00 am
3rd Batch    11:00 am to 12:00 Noon
4th Batch    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
5th Batch    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Note: amount payable for Sai Satyanarayana Vrath Pooja  is Rs 100/- only. The Sansthan will arrange for more batches if there are more devotees.

Vehicle Pooja Timings  

 Time : Anytime From 9:00 am To 5:00 pm

 Coupons Are Available At Donation Counter

  • Two Wheeler - Rs. 51/- 
  • Three / Four Wheeler - Rs. 151/


Details of Paid Darshan Facility and VIP Pass Facility

Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi has introduced the new system of Paid Darshan and VIP Pass Facility for the benefit of Sai Devotees.

The Paid Darshan details for attending Aarti’s and Darshan are given below for the benefit of Sai Devotees:

Kakad Arti                                                      

Rs.600/- per person.

Madhyanha Aarti, Dhoop Aarti and Shej Aarti

Rs.400/- per person.

Darshan Pass

Rs.200/- per person.

The Paid Darshan facility is available on Saturday and Sunday and all Government Holidays also.

Devotees may kindly note that VIP Passes are not issued on Saturday, Sunday and during Annual Festivals like Gurupoornima, Ramanavami, Saibaba Punyatithi.

Shri Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan has now come out with online booking facility for Aarti, Darshan, Accommodation and Annadan Schemes. The link is :

Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi provides VIP Pass Facilities for the following persons:






Hon. Governor, Hon. Chief Minister, Hon. Minister & Equivalent, Hon. Judges of Supreme Court. Hon. High court
Hon. Judges. Admirals and Air Marshals.



Hon. Members of Parliament, Hon. Members of Legislative
Assembly. Hon. Chairman of Z.P. and Equivalent.


Senior Govt. officers

IAS, IPS, IRS, IFS and Equivalent and Sr. Commissioned
Officers of Defence Forces.


Shri Saibaba Sansthan, Shirdi Hon, Trustees and their Guests

Hon. Trustees of the Shri Saibaba Sansthan and their Family Members and Authorized Guests.



Rs.50,000/-And Above.


Senior Citizens

Aged 65 years and Above with one Escort.


Sick Persons

All sick persons, pregnant women, All Newly Delivered Babies with their mothers and one Escort and all Disabled Persons.



Saints from all Religious centers.


Press Reporters

All News Reporters having Govt. Accreditation cards from ministry of home Affairs.


Political leaders

All Recognized Political Party’s office Bearers of District level and Above.



Pedestrian Pilgrims form near by villages.(only on Thursday)


Defense Personnel

Only on Sundays and Gazetted Holidays. morning 10:30 to 11:00 A.m. and 13:00 to the After noon (J.C.O./N.C.O/B.S.F./T.A. /R.A.F./C.R.P./S.R.P. and Police Dept.


As per Office Order

All Persons Having S.S.S. Executive Officer’s and Administrative Officer’s and Authorization.

If  any Sai Devotee fall in the above listed 13 categories, kindly contact Public Relations Office present near Gate No.1.

The Pass Issuing Timings are as below:

07:30 A.M. To 11:00 A.M.
01:30 A.M. To 05.15 P.M.
07:30 P.M. To 09:00 P.M.


Important Contact Details of Shirdi

Contact Details

Shree Saibaba Sansthan Trust
AT & Post-Shirdi, Taluk-Rahata,
District: Ahmednagar - 423 109,
Maharashtra, India.
Phone: 02423-258500/258999
Fax: 02423-258770/258870,

Superintendent, Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi,
Phone: 02423-258974
Publication Department, Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi,
Phone: 02423-258734
Saibaba Sansthan Security Office
Phone: 02423 – 258725
Saibaba Sansthan Announcement Room
Phone: 02423 – 258946
Phone: 02423 – 258666 / 02423-258795
Shirdi Police Station
Phone: 02423 255133
Shirdi Post Office
Opposite Kanif Nath Temple
Shirdi, Taluk-Rahata,
District-Ahmednagar-423 109, Maharashtra, India.
Shri Saibaba Hospital
Nagar-Manmad Road, Shirdi-423 109.
Taluk:Rahata, District:Ahmednagar, Maharashtra,
Phone: 02423- 258666.
Sainath Hospital
Near Dwarawati Guest House,
Shirdi, Rahata Taluk,
Ahmednagar District-423 109,
Maharashtra, India
Phone: +91-2423-258 795
Joshi Hospital
Nagar-Manmad Road, Next to Hotel Sai Plaza, Near Bus Stand, Shirdi-423 109.
Taluk:Rahata District:Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.
Sainath Hospital Blood Bank
Near Sai Dwarawati Guest House, Shirdi-423 109. Taluk:Rahata,
District:Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.
Phone: 02423-258 794.
24 Hours Pharmacy
Apollo Pharmacy Malmatta No.865, R.M.O.Quarters, Ground Floor, Shree
Sainath Super Specialty Hospital Complex, Shirdi-423 109. Taluk:Rahata,
District:Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.
Phone: 02423-257 804.
Shirdi Nagar Panchayat Office
Phone: 02423 – 255150
Fire Fighter
Shirdi Nagar Panchayat Office
Phone: 02423 – 255150 / 256844



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