Sai Baba of Shirdi
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Devotees are celebrating spiritual master Shirdi's Sai Baba's birth anniversary on Monday, 28 September.

He is considered to be a saint, fakir and satguru by his devotees and is worshipped by many people across the world.

Shirdi's Sai Baba taught the moral code of love, forgiveness, charity, inner peace, contentment, devotion to God and guru and helping others.

Even though his origin is unknown, his biographer Narasimha Swamiji claims that Baba was born to Brahmin parents.

He got the name Sai upon reaching Shirdi at the age of 16, when a priest greeted him saying 'Ya Sai', which means "Welcome poor one/good one".

Check out some quotes and sayings by Shirdi's Sai Baba below:

If a devotee is about to fall, I stretch out my hands to support him or her.

My people do not come to me of their own accord; it is I who seek and bring them to me.

I am the slave of my devotee.

If you make me the sole object of your thoughts and aims, you will gain the supreme goal.

My treasury is open but no one brings carts to take from it. I say, "Dig!" but no one bothers.

I cannot do anything without God's permission.

Spend money in charity; be generous and munificent but not extravagant.

Get on with your worldly activities cheerfully, but do not forget God.

All action results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.

The life ahead can only be glorious if you learn to live in total harmony with the Lord.

Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them.

Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.

Watch live darshan at Shirdi Sai temple HERE