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Important Festivals Celebrated By The Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, At Shirdi Year 2018 Shake 1939-40

The three main festivals are celebrated in Shirdi. They are Ramnavami (March/April), Guru Purnima (July),and Vijayadashami (September). These festivals are celebrated with great passion, verve and he artfulness. There is a programme of puja, music (bhajan) public parayana (reading of scriptures and devotional texts) and exuberant processions with the palanquin and the Rath (cart). The Samadhi Mandir remains open all night during one of these days with Dwarkamai being open the previous night and there are all night bhajan and qawali sessions at various locations in the village. Printed programmes with full details are available at the Sansthan Office.

Shri Punyatithi

Shri Punyatithi From 17/10/2018 to 19/10/2018

Day & Date Time Programme
Opening Day
Wednesday
17/10/2018
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04.30 am Kakad Aarati of Shri Saibaba
05.00 am Procession of Portrait & Pothi of Shri Saibaba
05.15 am Akhand Parayan of Shri Sai Satcharitra in Dwarkamai
05.20 am Holy Bath of Shri Saibaba & Darshan
06.00 am Padyapuja of Shri Saibaba
12.30 pm Mid-day Aarti of Shri Saibaba & Teerth Prasad
4 to 6 pm Keertan programme
06.15 pm Dhoop Aarati of Shri Saibaba
7.30 pm to 10.15 pm Invited Artist`s programme
09.15 pm Palanquin Procession Shri saibaba
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10.30 pm Shej Aarati of Shri Saibaba (on return of Palaquin procession)
Note: Dwarakamai Mandir will remain open for parayan Throughout the night
Main Day
Thursday
18/10/2018
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04.30 am Kakad Aarati of Shri Saibaba
05.00 am Akhand Parayan Samapti (Conclusion)
Procession of Portrait & Pothi of Shri Saibaba
05.20 am Holy Bath of Shri Saibaba & Darshan
06.00 am Padyapuja of Shri Saibaba
09.00 am Bhiksha Zoli Programme
10.00 am Keertan programme
10.30 am Aaradhana Vidhi of Shri Saibaba
12.30 pm Mid-day Aarati of Shri Saibaba & Teerth Prasad
05.00 pm Simollanghan at Khandoba Mandir & Procession
06.15 pm Dhoop Aarati of Shri Saibaba
7.30 pm to 10.30 pm Invited Artist`s programme
09.15 pm Chariot Procession of Shri saibaba through the Village
11.00 pm to 05.00 pm Invited Artist`s programme
Note: Samadhi Mandir will remain open for darshan Throughout the night.
Concluding Day
Friday
19/10/2018
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04.30 am Kakad Aarati of Shri Saibaba
05.00 am Holy bath of Shri Saibaba
6.00 am Padyapuja of Shri Saibaba
06.15 am Rudrabhishek at Gurusthan Mandir
10.30 am Gopalkala Keertan & Dahihandi Programme
12.10 pm Mid-day Aarati of Shri Saibaba & Teerth Prasad
07.00 pm Dhoop Aarati of Shri Saibaba
7.30 pm to 11.00 pm Invited Artist`s programme
11 pm to 5 am Artist`s programme
Note: (1)Sai Devotees desiring to participate in the Akhand Parayan may enroll their names at the temple stage in the Samadhi Mandir on 16/10/2018 between 1.00 pm to 5.30 pm. Participants will be seleted by draw of lots at 5.30 pm. on the same day (2) Sai Devotees desiring to participate in the BhikSha Zoli Programme may enroll their names at the temple stage in the Samadhi Mandir on 17/10/2018 between 8.00 am. to 11.30 am. Participants will be selected by draw of lots at 1.30 pm on the same day.Except Trustee & and Selected devotees no one will allowed to participate in Bhiksha Zoli Programme (3) Artists desiring to present their programmes on 18/10/2018 may enroll their names in announcement room in advance. (4) The Board of Management reserves the right of making changes in the programmes as may be deemed to be necessary.