Mystery behind the sitting statue of Sai Baba at Shirdi Temple

Have you ever guessed, why Sai Baba is portrayed in a sitting pose! In every temple, you will notice the same kind of statue as in Shirdi temple.

Shirdi Sai baba temple:

Shirdi Sai baba temple is regareded as the prominent temple dedicated to Sai Baba. Shirdi is the only place where Baba spent most part of his life.

shirdi sai baba temple

shirdi sai baba temple

This is the only place where Sai baba left his physical body. All these reasons and factors makes ‘Shirdi’ as a major pilgrimage.

The temple of Shirdi Sai baba is very miraculous and attracts thousands of devotees everyday. Inside, there is a 4.5 ft tall statue of Sai Baba which is treated as living God itself.

Just beneath the statue, there is a samadhi and charan paduka, which is worshipped as the same.

Now we will be telling you what is the mystery behind the similar Sai baba statue everywhere.

Statue of Sai Baba:

sai baba statue

sai baba statue

In the Satue, Sai baba is portrayed as an old man sitting with one leg on the another thigh. With the hand in blessing pose, the statue is similar everywhere.

According to the legends, earlier a framed photograph of Sai baba was worshipped in the temple. Now the temple has a giant staute.

Secret about Sai Baba statue which only few knows:

Sai Baba is known as the living god! There are several stories about the miracles of Sai Baba. Once a ship full of white marbles arrived at the port of Mumbai from Italy. No one knows, who sent the marbles!

Thinking it as the message of God, it was decided that the statue of Sai Baba will be made of these marbles itself.

The artist who was given the work to make statue, was confused about the statue. He prayed God and asked to show some way!

It is said, Sai baba appeared in his dreams in the sitting pose. Thus the statue-maker made the statue.

So, I am sure many of you must not be knowing the thing, isn’t it!

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