Shirdi is heaven on earth and all Sai devotees only know one place in this world where they know that their all worries will come to end once they will enter Shirdi .We all go to Shirdi with many expectations but sometimes we have to wait in the long ques for hours and hours together which becomes very tiring specially for those who go along with small children and also people who are old aged and facing some kind of physical limitations .Not only we face problems for having Baba's darshan but also in getting accommodation and many other issues ,but now we dont have to worry before going to Shirdi, because its a very good news for all Sai children that Shirdi Sai Baba Trust has inaugurated the new website https://online.sai.org.in which is specially designed for the following services :-
1.For Sai Baba Darshan (Book Here )
2.Accomodation (Book Here)
3.Donation (Donate Here )
4.Free Prasad Bhojan Donation Scheme (Donate Here )
Incase If you want to contact the Shirdi Sai Sansthan Trust ,Shirdi then contact the Executive Officer on the following address:-
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, (Shirdi)
PO: Shirdi Tal. Rahata Dist. Ahmednagar State- Maharashtra India
Pin-423109Tel No:+ 91-2423-258500
Fax: office 91-2423-258870 & P.R.O, Office 91-2423- 258770.
URL : www.shrisaibabasansthan.org, www.sai.org.in
Rooms and Sai Darshan booking are subjected to the availabitity .For using this online service you have to first regiter yourself (Register here ) ,following are the things requried for the registration :
1. A valid E-mail ID
2.Your personal details like
c.Contact Phone Number
3.Individual's Photograph maximum size is 50 KB in valid file format (Gif,jpeg,Bmp,Tiff,Jpg)
4.Your identifiction Details which can have these
a.National Identy Card /Unique Identification Card
b.Votar Id /Pan card /Passport /Ration Card /Driver's License
You can do the donation for the following services
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust accepts donation from devotees for various funds. Sansthan uses the donation for day to day administration of the trust to fulfill the requirements of devotee such as accommodation, food, medical services etc. Following are types of donations are available for devotee to donate online.
Charitable/Development donation Donations made under Charitable/Development are eligible for income tax deduction u/s 80-G of income Tax Act 1961. Donation made under charitable/development fund is allocated to following funds
a. General Fund: This fund is utilized for Trust corpus fund to provide facilities for devotees.
b. Building Fund: This fund is utilized for construction of Buildings for various purposes of Sansthan as well as devotees.
c. Medical fund: This fund is used for needy patients of Shirdi and surroundings area to get modern and up to date medical facility at affordable rates.
d. Anndan fund: This fund is used for providing meal (Prasad Bhojan) to Sai devotees at concessional rate and free meal to poor and needy people in Shri Sai Prasadalaya at Shirdi.
e. Education fund: This fund is used for development and administration of various educational institutions started by Sansthan to get better and up to date educational facility to rural area students of Shirdi and surrounding areas.
Donation for Religious Activities
Donations made under Religious Activities Fund are not eligible for income tax deduction u/s 80-G of income Tax Act 1961. These donations are allocated to following funds.
a. Abhishek Fund: This fund is utilized for Daily Abhishek Pooja which is done by Sansthan on behalf of Sai Devotees.
b. Naivedya Fund: This fund is utilized for Nitya Naivedya to Shri Saibaba in the temple.
c. Festival fund: This fund is utilized for expenditures during festivals like Ramnavami, Shri gurupormnima and Shri Saibaba Punyatithi.
d. Kothi (Dhoop Deep) fund: This fund is utilized for daily Pooja is performed in Samadhi temple,Dwarkamai,Gurusthan and chavdi.
e. Shri Sai Satyavrat (Satyanarayan) Fund: This fund is utilized for daily Shri Sai Satyavrat Pooja arranged by Sansthan. Pooja material is supplied by Sansthan.
For Booking Of Accomodation
Devotee has flexibility to check in at any time. Check in time needs to specified when booking accommodation online. Check out time for Devotee is fixed at11AM.
Devotee can call Help desk (02423-258500) and request for postponement in check in time only once.
Devotee needs to use acknowledgement id as reference in such case.
Devotee will be given a grace period of 1hour 30 minutesafter check in time. Reservation for the room will be released after grace period is over. In case Devotee is late to report for check in without informing help desk; room will be allocated to next available devotee in queue.
Sanitation charges and extra charges per person changes according to type of room.
Devotee needs to follow steps as mentioned below when availing service at Shirdi.
a. Report to the specified accommodation center at the specified check in time.
b. Produce acknowledgement and photo identity proof for verification to clerk. Room will not be allocated to Devotee in case he fails to produce the necessary documents.
c. Pay deposit (refundable), to local clerk and collect receipt.
d. Collect refundable deposit at the time of checkout. (Breakage / damage charges, if any, will be deducted from deposit)
Extension of stay may be permitted depending upon room availability for the day.
It is mandatory for Devotees to follow rules and regulations of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi.
Cancellation and Refun policy for the Room BookingRoom cancellation is allowed up to 3 days before reservation date. On cancellation of room, 50% sanitation charges will be deducted and remaining amount will be refunded to devotee. In case of room cancellation, refund amount will be sent by cheque to registered address of devotee.
Online reservation chargesAfter reservation of online service/s except donation, devotee will be charged service charge of Rs. 10.00 (Non Refundable)
All this information is availabe on Shirdi Sai Trust Website https://online.sai.org.in