- This year marks 100th year of Saibaba’s samadhi
- Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust is organizing various cultural, religious, and social performances by nationally and internationally famed, highly reputed and renowned artists
- There are over 3,000 big Saibaba temples in India and over four hundred globally
New Delhi, August 11, 2017: On the occasion of 100th year of Saibaba’s samadhi, the Saibaba Sansthan Trust of the Shirdi Temple is going to organize a year-long festival from October 2017 to October 2018.
To make the centenary celebration a lifetime event for generations the trust has planned to arrange top class programs in Shirdi. Dr. Suresh Haware, the Chairman of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi has declared the festival claiming that it would be ‘the biggest Sai movement in the world’.
Sadguru Shri Saibaba’s Samadhi Embrace at Shirdi will attain 100 years on October 18, 2018. On this auspicious occasion, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust is organizing various cultural, religious, and social performances by nationally and internationally famed, highly reputed and renowned artists. The devotional performances will be like a ‘Service in the Lotus Feet of Shri Saibaba’, with no charges.
According to ANI report, Dr. Suresh Haware, President of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi said, “This auspicious occasion is of extra ordinary significance and lifetime memories, from Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, as well as Sai devotees all over the world. Hence, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi has decided to celebrate this holy event as a grand festival, starting October 1, 2017, through October 18, 2018.” There are over 3,000 big Saibaba temples in India and over four hundred globally (according to the numbers provided by the trust).
The trust is inviting representatives from all the Saibaba temples across the globe for the occasion. The trust will be spending around Rs. 3,000 crores during the festival in order to introduce several facilities for the devotees
It is presumed that the footfall of this grand event will be more than the Kumbh Mela which is organized in Nagpur. On a regular day, the temple welcomes over 30,000 devotees; however, over 50,000 people are expected during the festival.
– prepared by Kritika Dua of NewsGram. Twitter @DKritika08
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