Rare Idols of Shirdi Sai
Shirdi Sai Idols
One who attains that divinity and always be in conscious of that divine will ever remember his Guru for his graciousness. He always endeavor to show his love and affection towards his guru and credit him for his deeds. Such is the greatness of a guru in extending his helping hand to experience that divine.
Siddhaguru Sri Ramanananda Maharshi is no less in this case. Being self-realized by the grace of his Guru Shirdi Sai Baba, he constantly expresses his love on Him in every way. One can witness this by visiting his ashram-Ramaneswaram, which brings you an exuberant darshan of Shirdi Sai Baba idols in various postures.
Siddhaguru consecrated these idols after an in-depth research of Shri baba’s life. In your mind’s eye, these postures visualize the life of Saibaba and hark back you to His time.
Shirdi Sai Baba sitting with his legs Outstretched
One remembers Sai Baba sitting with outstretched legs by seeing this idol. HE holds a Muslim devotee by name Bhika in his lap with Mahalsapathi and Shyama sitting on His left and right, respectively.This gesture showcases baba’s motherly love towards his devotees.
Shirdi Sai Baba, Going for early morning deeds
One can recall the pic of Sai Baba holding a brass pot in his hand and wearing a cloth over his head by seeing this idol. Baba used these things for his early morning deeds during his life by seeing this idol.
Sai Baba Going for Bhiksha
This idol recollects Saibaba going for alms to five houses, Bhayyaji Appa kote patil, Bayaja bai, Nanduram Marwadi, Sakharam Shelke, and Vamanrao Gondkar. Baba lived a mendicant life and showed how a monk should live his life during his lifetime.
Sai Baba sitting in Dwarakamai
This idol indulges you in a memory lane of your life journey with Saibaba. It makes you remember the photograph of Shri Saibaba clicked by Shri Kashinath Gode of Pune, wherein Baba sitting in front of Dhuni by folding his left leg down and right leg up with right hand on his right knee and touching his ear.
Sai Baba’s Photograph with his assent
This idol is an inspiration from Shri Baba’s consent photograph clicked by Chidambar Rao K Gadre for his friend Sadashiv Joshi. Joshi gave him Rs.10 to give dakshina to Baba and also requested him to take baba’s photograph. Gadre gave dakshina to baba but did not dare to ask for His pic. While leaving baba himself asked Gadre to click his photograph and give it to Joshi at the condition of not for profit.
Shirdi Saibaba sitting like a Grand master
This idol is the sitting posture of shri baba folding his legs with His right leg on his left knee and left-hand fingers on his right foot. It shows his protection for devotees who chant his name Sai (the reverse chanting of Esha) and clearly reveals that he is the incarnation of Lord Shiva, the lord of Lords.