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Shirdi Sai Baba Punyatithi 2019 date - Annual Samadi Day of Shirdi Sai Baba

Shirdi Sai Baba Punyatithi is observed on the Vijayadasami, or Dasara, day. It is the Mahasamadhi day of Shirdi Sai Baba. Shirdi Sai Baba Punyatithi 2019 date is October 8. The Punyatithi festival is of great importance at Shirdi Temple and is spread over three days.

Annual Samadi Day of Shirdi Sai Baba

The popular belief is that Shirdi Sai Baba took His Mahasamadhi on October 15, 1918 on a Vijayadasami day. Only his physical body has vanished. His presence is felt by thousands of devotees. His teachings continue to guide and inspire millions of people.

The important rituals during the Punyatithi period include - Kakad Aarti of Shri Sai Baba, Procession of Portrait of Shri Saibaba and Pothi, Akhand Parayan of Shri Sai Satcharitra in Dwarkamai, Chariot Procession etc.

Samadhi Mandir will remain open for Parayan throughout the night on the Shirdi Sai Baba Punyatithi day.