SHIRDI SAI BABA Biography - Religious Figures & Icons


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Shirdi Sai Baba was born on September 28, 1835 . Sai Baba, a personification of spiritual perfection and an epitome of compassion, lived in the little village of Shirdi in Maharashtra . Nobody knew from where this stranger had come who hardly spoke a word and stayed there. Later, he started addressing the problems of villagers and devotees started streaming into Shirdi in ever growing numbers. Soom, people realized that this Baba was not ordinary but a person with extraordinary godly powers.


Sri Baba strongly believed in the uniformity of religion, He was the common man’s God. He lived with them, slept and ate with them. He did not belong to any single tradition but to all mankind on the path of goodness, love and understanding. His most concise message for one and all was: “Why fear when I am here.” He claimed no possessions nor accepted any disciples or gave any specific teachings. He felt that one could attain the ultimate goal of reaching god only by truly serving humanity. Shirdi Sai Baba breathed his last on October 25,1918 .