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Shirdi
Shirdi Map Shirdi is a small town located in the state of Maharashtra which is in western India, about six hours drive from Mumbai. Shirdi is a sacred town & has a sense of spirituality.

Covering an area of small over sq km, this little town is situated near Nasik and draws hundreds of worshippers and followers of the noble sage Sai Baba all year long. The saint lived in Shirdi until his samadhi, a spiritual state of consciousness, in 1918.

Sai Baba's shrine in Shirdi has been incorporated as of the holy places in the world's map of pilgrimage and is Shirdi's top attraction. People travel from all over the country to glimpse Sai Baba's shrine. There's a few other popular sites linked with the life of Sai Baba, including Gurusthan, a tree where the saint was first spotted meditating, Dwarakamayi - the mosque where Sai Baba resided for 60 years, and the Khandoba Raya Temple where Sai Baba was received as a saint.

Further afield, at a distance of 65km from Shirdi, is an fascinating village hamlet. What makes this village fascinating is that not of the houses have doors - the villagers think that their Lord Shaneshwara will protect them from all forms of nasty, including robbery & theft.

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