Shirdi is hometown for Shri Sadguru Sainath Maharaj, who is popularly known as Shri Sai Baba. It is a most famous religious town situated at Rahata Tahsil in Ahmednagar District. It is located on Ahmednagar-Manmad Highway (NH-10), which is a most busy route. Sai Baba used to leave for more than 60 years in Shirdi, but still the birthplace, caste and parent details of them are unknown. Sai Baba is a most famous saint in India, due to which most of the holy peoples come over here, to take darshan of Sai Baba, which increases the demand for Hotels In Shirdi.
History Of Sai Baba
There was a muslim person named Chand Patil, who was a Patil of Villege Dhoopkhede. One day he lost his mare. During the searching he came across a tree where Sai Baba were sitting. Sai Baba asked him about his problem. After listening, Sai Baba showed him the direction by there finger. By following that direstion, Chand Patil got his lost mare. Along with this lost mare, Chand Patil came across Sai Baba, and watched him carefully that, how baba were preparing Chillim with fire and water. Fire is required to light ‘Chillim’ and water is required to wet the Chappi. After watching this, Chand Patil recognised that Baba is not an ordeniary person.
One day Chand Patil invited Baba for his wife’s brother’s marriage, which was arranged at Shirdi, near khandoba mandir. Mhalasapati saw baba in wedding and said ‘Ya Sai’, thereafter everyone started calling him as ‘Sai Baba’. After the wedding, everyone returned to villege Dhoopkhede, except Saibaba, and he stayed at Shirdi for forever.
Then the residents of Shirdi also realise the spark of Sai Baba, and many people from nearby villeges came Shirdi ti take darshan of Sai Baba. One day Baba left his body by himself, at that place the Samadhi Of Sai Baba is built, which is treated as most holistic. Due to all such features of Saibaba most of the travellers came at Shirdi and prefer to stay in Hotels Near Shirdi Temple.