Mumbai: Sai Baba temple in Shirdi, Maharashtra is closed since 8 pm last Monday. According to the news, this world famous temple of Baba is currently going to remain closed till April 30. It is being said that all the other events of the temple will continue as before. As per the decision taken at present, all the rituals including the aarti and pooja recitations occurring here 4 times daily will be followed by the pundits associated with the temple. Along with this, the Prasadalaya and the residence of devotees have also been closed along with this temple.
Indeed, Rirdra Thackeray, executive officer of Shirdi Sai Institute, says that the treatment of patients at the Kovid Hospital and other non-Kovid hospitals started by the institute will continue as before. As you all know that Shirdi Sai Baba temple administration has taken this decision after a precautionary decision like lockdown imposed by the Maharashtra government to stop the spread of Corona epidemic. At this time, Corona is also wreaking havoc in Mumbai, due to which the Siddhivinayak temple has also been closed from 8 pm on Monday night till the next order for darshan.
The regular aarti and pooja will continue here, which will be webcast first. These days the Maharashtra government is adopting a tough attitude. In view of the increasing corona cases in Maharashtra, a night curfew has been announced across Maharashtra. There will be a ban on people leaving the house from 8 am to 7 am, in addition to 5 people standing together in the evening has been banned. It has been decided to lockout on weekends here.