Visiting the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Complex including of the Samadhi Temple, the Shri Sai baba temple complex has many different areas with different entry gates. The Temple is open from 4 AM to 11:15 PM, and it starts getting crowded from Thursdays till the weekends, So, plan your trip accordingly. Buy the darshan or Aarti passes online to save time.
Few things to keep in mind during Darshan
Every devotee has to get free general pass
Need to walk little over 500 meters from gate number 1
Finger printing is done there
Carry a valid government ID. Preferably an Aadhar Card works best
There are many counters. 2 separate counters are placed for senior citizens.
All other devotees are allowed at gate no 1 and 4
Tea and coffee is available opposite the auditorium area between Gate 1 and Gate 4
Senior Citizen Information
Sr.citizen passes are free
One person can accompany the Sr.citizen if he/she is above 70 years of age
If the Sr.citizen is above 60 years and below 70 years, then only spouse can accompany
Entry for Senior citizen with free pass is at gate no.3
5am-10pm is the darshan timings for the devotees.
Paid parking space is available very close to the temple premises.
Lockers for mobile phones & footwears
Don’t leave your shoes/ mobile phones with the prasad/flower shopkeepers as this facility is already available at GATE-1.
Get your Pass
Collect your pass for darshan from the building right opposite the temple. The pass will include your details and time to visit the temple.
Stand in the Queue for Direct Darshan
In this case just go to Gate-4 and you can join the Queue with the fellow devotees and get darshan, which may take up to 3-4hours.
The temple has a separate queue for Senior citizens and people with disabilities. A wheel chair is also provided to make it convenient for them.
Sai baba samadhi mandir entry
Enter the Sai baba Samadhi temple and seek blessings from Sai Baba.
Visit Lendi baug, it is a small garden in the temple premises which was nurtured by Sai baba himself.
Sai baba museum
The Sai baba museum has many articles that were used by Sai baba, like the cot, earthen pot, a chair and many more which you can see in the temple complex.
You can Offer donation in cash, Cheque, DD, MO or in-kind at Sansthan donation office and collect the prasad.