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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 Guru Purnima

Shri Guru PaurnimaFrom 26/07/2018 to 28/07/2018

Day & Date Time Programme
Opening Day
Thursday
26/07/2018
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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
07.00 pm Dhoop Aarati of Shri Saibaba
7.30 to 9.00 pm &
9.30 to 10.30 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
Friday
27/07/2018
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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
12.30 pm Mid-day Aarati of Shri Saibaba & Teerth Prasad
4 to 6 pm Keertan programme
07.00 pm Dhoop Aarati of Shri Saibaba
7.30 to 9.00 pm & 9.30 to 10.30 pm Invited Artist`s programme
09.15 pm Chariot Procession of Shri saibaba through the Village
11.00 pm Shej Aarati of Shri Saibaba (on return of Chariot procession)
Note: Due to Eclipse (Grahan) Samadhi Mandir will remain closed after Shej Aarati.
Concluding Day
Saturday
28/07/2018
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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: As Samadhi Mandir will remain open throughout night for Darshan,Shej Aarati of 28/07/2018 & kakad Aarati of 29/07/2018 will not be performed.
Shri Punyatithi

Shri PunyatithiFrom 17/10/2018 to 19/10/2018

1Day Ashwin Sh. 7/8 Wednesday (First Day - Palkhi) 17.10.2018
2Day Ashwin Sh. 9/10 Thursday (Main Day - Rath) 18.10.2018
3Day Ashwin Sh. 10 Friday (Closing Day) 19.10.2018