Andhra Shirdi Sainath Temple
Andhra Pradesh, East Godavari
Located in a small and prosperous village called Balabhadrapuram in Bikkavolu Mandal of East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Shirdi Sainath temple is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Sai Baba. The foundation stone for the temple was laid on 20th February 2003 by then Anaparti MLA Sri Nallamilli Moola Reddy and Satyavati and the temple was completed on 17 February 2008. The temple was inaugurated by Sri Sri Sri Swami Satya Sadananda Prabhuji, Founder of Sri Saidhamam Sevasramam.
Shri Shirdi Sai Baba is widely worshipped as an Indian yogi, Baba and fakir by both his Hindu and Muslim devotees. Shirdi Sai Baba is believed to have lived from 28th September 1838 to 15th October 15, 1918 at Shirdi Village of Maharashtra. According to the temple legends, S. Veera Venkata Krishna Purushothama Reddy and his wife Anasuya were ardent devotees of Shirdi Sai Baba. They wished to have a temple for Baba in their village and moved the p...View more
oposal of building a temple. The construction of Shri Shirdi Sai Temple in Balabhadrapuram was completed in the year 2004 by the devotees of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba. It took 9 years for the completion of the temple. The statue of Shri Shirdi Sai Baba was laid in this temple on 17th February 2004.
Based on modern style of architecture, the temple has a statue of Sai Baba of Shirdi that was erected on 17 February 2005.The temple gopuram is same as shiridi sai baba temple. The temple has marble flooring. Inside the temple premises, there is a small temple of Goddess Chakra (form of raja rajeshwari devi). The idol of the goddess is made of white marble. The temple walls are sculpted with lots of idols of hindu gods and goddesses.
Timings : 05:00 AM To 08:30 PM
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The culture of East Godavari district is a rich traditional one in all parts of the district, and reflects the true culture of Andhra Pradesh. It is known for Veda-pandits, the Godavari River and the hospitality of the people. The Telugu language originated in this district (in Rajahmundry or Rajamahendri).
Balabhadhrapuram, Bikkavolu Mandal, East Godavari,Andhra Pradesh 533342
The nearest airport to this temple is Sri Shirdi Saibaba Temple at Balabhadrapuram is the Rajahmundry Airport, which is around 35 km away. One can hire a cab from the airport to reach the temple.
Bikkavolu Railway Station Junction, which is 5 km from the Temple is the nearest railway station. Private cabs and buses can be taken to reach the temple from the railway station.
Sri Shirdi Saibaba Temple in Balabhadrapuram Village is well connected by road from all places in Andhra Pradesh. It is approximately 40kms away from Kakinada the nearest town. Government and private buses and taxis are operated from Rajahmundry.
Morning pooja and mangala arati starts from 05:15 AM. Thereafter, daily and weekly pooja's and arati's to be performed to Lord Sai Baba inside the temple.