Devotees & Disciples Of Shirdi Shri Sai Baba Ji
Mahalsapati- priest at a local temple is believed as the first devotee of sai Baba of Shirdi. Initially devotees of Sai Baba were a small group of Shirdians and few from different corners of the country. Now a day’s the devotees of Shirdi Sai Baba increased to crores. Sai baba of shirdi is being worshiped in different parts of the world including top English speaking countries.
Firstly Hindus worshipped him with rituals and Muslims treated him as saint. Later Christians and zoroastrains started worshipping sai baba. Shirdi sai movement is the very famous hindu religious movement in Caribbean and English speaking countries.
Lord Meher baba was born to Zoroastrain family. He met Sai baba once in his life time during the procession of Sai Baba at Shirdi. This is the most memorable moment for meher baba but the presence of meher baba was no where mention in the shri sai sacharitha, but in life history of meher baba there were many references of shiridi sai baba.
There are notable disciples of Say Baba who received same fame as sai baba. Such as upasan maharaj of sakori. Nana Saheb Chandorkar, Ganapath Rao Sahasrabuddhe, Tatya Patil, Baija Mai Kote Patil,Haji Abdul Baba, Madhav Rao Deshpande, Govindrao Raghunath Dabholkar,Mahalsapati Chimanji Nagare, RadhaKrishna Mai are treated as the famous devotee of sai baba of shirdi.