Thursday, December 23, 2010

Saibaba Temple of Miracles

"Yadā yadā hi dharmasya glānir bhavati bhārata 
  abhyutthānam adharmasya tadātmānaḿ sṛjāmy aham"           
Meaning: Whenever and wherever there is a decline in religious practice, O descendant of Bharata, and a predominant rise of irreligion — at that time I descend Myself.

All believers of Sri Shirdi SaiBaba believe that he is one such Avatar..!

There is a Shidi Sai temple near my house where the miracle of manifestation of Vibhoothi,Kumkum,Chandan (Sandal Powder)  in abundance from the statue and on the floor happen frequently.
I have been fortunate enough to witness and photograph a few of such manifestations which are given below.

I can narrate one such incidence that took place in my presence.. -I could not see it happening in real time- I was involved in the temple cleaning Seva along with fellow devotees. I just picked up a chair in front of a portrait for cleaning and when I returned after 5 minutes with the cleaned chair to secure in its place, I saw vibhoothi all over the picture...!  Any trace of small doubt in my mind vanished at that moment..!
These manifestations have become so common place here by then that I did not bother go home to bring my camera for a snap..!

Sevaral devotees have experienced miracles in their life. All accounts of such experiences have been chronicled in the form of a book and is available with the temple. Several Sai devotees and Sadhus visit this temple from time to time. Visit the temple's website for more details.

Sri Nagarajan referred to fondly as Nagaraja Baba will narrate numerous miracles performed by Sri Shirdi Baba and Sri Vibhoothi baba in his life. I have seen and Known him for over a decade. A pure and genuine soul..! He tells that references to this temple are found in Nadi (predictions written in Palm leaves..- See wikipedia for more details on Nadi astrology) and this temple will attract thousands of people..!

The address of this temple is given in their website. However I will repeat is here

Sri Sai Viboothi Baba Temple
No. 83, First Road, M.C. Nagar,
Chennai - 600 064
Tamilnadu, India
Contact Person
Shri Nagaraja Baba
Phone:  +91 - 44 - 2223 2361

Of course any of the readers can contact me on my mobile 9840462783 or mail for more details about this temple and whereabouts. I will be glad to be of assistance.

Temple timings Morning 4:30 to 9AM and Evening 5 to 8:30PM. As is the case with any other Shirdi Sai temple the 4 times Aarthi takes place here as well.

One can reach the temple by train or Bus. Get down at Chromepet. Take an auto to MC Nagar Sai baba Temple. It is about 3 kms from the station and the auto should cost about Rs 40/-
One can also take an auto from Tambaram Sanatorium Station.

If you can take a bus to Hasthinapuram, it is about a KM from there and autos are aplenty from the Hasthinapuram Bus stand.

Daily Annadhanam to poor is carried out in this temple..! Thursdays-this temple will wear a festive look..!

What else would be a more fitting way to start the new year for a Sai devotee than visiting a Sai Temple...
For Chennai devotees, this temple is only a couple of hrs away..!

Thanks to Chitra whose comment in one of the posts about a Shirdi Sai temple near her residence has been a catalyst for this post..!

Om Sri Sairam..!


See the manifestation of Vibhoothi and Sandal Powder on the face of the Vibhoothi Baba Statue
13-Apr-2009 Tamil Newyear day 
Manifestation of Kumkum and Vibhoothi
The following two manifestations occurred  in the Kitchen at the backside of the temple. See also the footprints.This manifested overnight and was noticed when opening the temple early morning.


Video - Manifestation of Vibhoothi and Sandal Powder


  1. What can I say...I have witnessed all this on a couple of occasions....Its miraculous...Jai Sai Ram!
    I have met Nagarajan Maama a couple of times as well...He is a great person!
    A must visit temple I should say......Its miracles were talked about in a show on SUN TV!

  2. Hi Divya
    Not many know of this temple..Sri Nagarajan and his wife Srimathi Padmavathy Nagarajan are great souls indeed. They had several spiritual experiences with Sri Vibhoothi Baba and Shirdi Sai.

  3. Yes, Sai Baba has definitely shown light to many devotees and has shown many miracles... Feels good to be talking to a person who has witnessed it with his own eyes!!
    Jai Sai Nath.

  4. Sridharan, I haven't seen such miracles this is news to me. There's a saibaba mandir near Neelangarai also.

  5. I have known this temple for 20 years. But the materialization of Vibhoothi has started happening recently, I guess it is after Annadhanam has started.

  6. There is one at Injambakkam on ECR. It is quite a big one. Excellent temple. I think you should be knowing about it and visited it.

  7. The Injabakkam one only I am telling. it is modelled a la Shirdi.

  8. Yes.. I visited it long time back. I like the Sanctum Santorum. The main deity majestically overlooking a long hall leading to the beach yonder..!

  9. thanks Sridhar. May I know whats the near landmark. I am quiet new to chennai. How can I reach the place from triplicane? Can u hele me out?

  10. Can you tell me about Viboothi Baba who he was etc. Somebody told me that when u do pradakshina of the Sai moorthi footsteps in viboothi follow you. Is it true. I have been wanting to come to this temple but did not know where it was and now a few days ago I saw the obituary of M Nagaraja baba. I wish I had come earlier aND MET HIM.----mRS. MOHAN


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