Sai Baba Temple- Shirdi broke the record of donation in the new year
Trustee Rahul Jadhav, executive officer in-charge of Saibaba temple, told in detail about the offerings of Saibaba temple that in one year from January 1, 2022 to December 30, 2022, Rs 400 crore 17 lakh will be spent in Saibaba's temple. Donations have been made....
Sai Baba: Devotees from India and abroad have made record-breaking offerings to Sai Baba of Shirdi. A donation of Rs 400 crore 17 lakh has been made to Sai Baba throughout the year. Due to Corona, the temple of Sai Baba remained closed for common devotees for about one and a half years. But as soon as the doors of the Saibaba temple opened, more than 25 million devotees from India and abroad visited Sai Samadhi annually. Every devotee offers money, gold and silver when the vow is fulfilled.
This much donation came in Saibaba temple trust in 2022
Trustee Rahul Jadhav, executive officer in-charge of Saibaba temple, told in detail about the offerings of Saibaba temple that in one year from January 1, 2022 to December 30, 2022, Rs 400 crore 17 lakh will be spent in Saibaba's temple. Donations have been done. 167 crore 77 lakh rupees were found in his hundi. 74 crore 32 lakh rupees came in the donation counter. Devotees offered Rs 144 crore 45 lakh to Baba through online, debit credit card, cheque. Altogether, the devotees donated Rs 385 crore 54 lakh in cash.
During the year, 26 kg gold and 330 kg silver jewelry worth Rs 13 crore 63 lakh was received through gold and silver. Sai Baba Temple Trust runs two hospitals with this donation. Daily free food is provided to more than 50 thousand devotees in Saibaba Prasadalaya. Help is also provided by the trust on the way to the airport. The trust has also helped the government with Rs 51 crore to fight Corona.
Record breaking donation came in the new year
Devotees made Saibaba rich even on the occasion of New Year. Be it money, gold or silver, when all their wishes are fulfilled, devotees make offerings to Sai Baba and wish for a new year. On the occasion of New Year, Saibaba temple received a record breaking offering of Rs 17 crore 81 lakh in nine days.
Acting CEO of Saibaba Temple Trust, Rahul Jadhav told that during the new year, from 25 December 2022 to 2 January 2023, in 9 days, more than 8 lakh devotees from India and abroad paid obeisance at Saibaba Samadhi, took Saibaba's blessings for the new year. . In these nine days, nine crore 78 lakh 79 thousand 48 rupees were received in hindi. Devotees donated Rs 3 crore 67 lakh 67 thousand 698 at various donation counters. 2 crore 15 lakh 18 thousand 493 was received from debit credit card. 1 crore 2 lakh 1 thousand 626 deposited through cheque, DD, money order. Devotees from India and abroad deposited one crore 21 lakh 2 thousand 531 in the account of Saibaba Temple Trust through online medium.
generously donated gold and silver
Talking about gold and silver, in these nine days, 1 kg 849 grams of gold has been estimated at Rs 99 lakh 31 thousand 167. Devotees made huge offerings at the feet of Saibaba on the occasion of New Year, in which Shivani Datta, a devotee from Bangalore offered a 928 gm gold crown. Britain's Kinnari Patel presented a 300 gm gold crown studded with precious stones worth Rs 27 lakh to Saibaba. At the same time, 12 kg 696 grams of silver jewelry worth Rs 6 lakh 11 thousand 478 was received.
Apart from this, Saibaba Temple Trust received Rs 4 crore 5 lakh 12 thousand 542 through tree darshan and aarti pass in the nine days of the new year. A total of 1 lakh 91 thousand 135 devotees took advantage of paid darshan and aarti. Also, in these nine days, more than 8 lakh devotees visited Saibaba Samadhi and wished Saibaba for the new year. In Saibaba Prasadalaya during the New Year, 5 lakh 70 thousand 280 devotees took advantage of free food offerings in 9 days. On the other hand, Saibaba Mandir Trust received Rs 1 crore 32 lakh 19 thousand 200 from the sale of 8 lakh 54 thousand 220 laddu prasad.