Shirdi - The Abode of Saint Sai Baba

Both Nagpur and Shirdi are located in the state of Maharashtra. While Nagpur is an industrial belt, Shirdi is a famous pilgrimage for the people of all religions in India. Shirdi is also known as the abode of the popular saint Sai Baba. It is located in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra while Nagpur is a separate state in Maharashtra.

Sai baba was a saint and a preacher. He was also a thinker and a philanthropist. He was also considered as a magical healbot. He had awesome energy and lived a simple life. He preached about daily life and spiritualism and his lessons were such that they had great life values. Thus devotees from all over the world visit his abode in search of peace and meaning for life. In fact he was considered as a reincarnation of Lord Shiva.

The main tourist attraction in Shirdi is the Shirdi Temple Complex which covers an area of 200 sq meters. Some other temples in the area are the Maruti Temple, the Shani temple and also the Shri Khandoba temple. Another place worth visiting in the area is the tomb or the Samadhi of Abdul Baba who was responsible for reading out the Quran to Sai Baba.

Shirdi is around 600 km away from Nagpur and you can travel to the pilgrimage spot by road or rail. There are Nagpur to Shirdi Buses available frequently and for these online bus tickets booking is also possible without much hassle. There are private buses available as well as the state run buses. It will take you around 10 hours to reach Shirdi from Nagpur. There are several travel websites that provide the bus tickets booking online and you can book the bus seats depending on your criteria about the mode of transport. There are different categories of buses like the Volvo, AC, Non AC and also the Multi Axle buses.

There are many bus operators in the private bus sector route and you can search any of the travel websites and compare the ticket prices to get the best deal in this regard. In the last few years, Shirdi has become extremely popular as a tourist destination and people from all over the world visit this small town in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.

There is also the Gurusthan where Sai Baba used to play as a child and the Chavadi, Dwarakamai, the Lendi Baug is a famous garden and all these places are also worth a visit. There is no dearth of accommodations in Shirdi and you can easily find somewhere to stay when you visit this place. It is a great place to visit on a weekend tour from Nagpur. For that, you can get cheap bus tickets from different travel websites and all you have to do is search for the Nagpur to Shirdi Buses.

Of course when you are in Shirdi, do not forget to test the mouth wateringly delicious Marathi cuisines. Of course Shirdi is not the only place where you can taste the delicacies, but Shirdi being a spiritual place, you can also enjoy the delicacies along with the tranquility and the serenity of the place.

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