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Sri Sai Viboothi Baba Temple

History of the temple

Sri Sai Viboothi Baba was born to Sri Gopala Iyer and Smt. Seetha Lakshmi at Madurai on 7th November 1900.At 13 years, blessed with the darshan and transfer of eternal powers from His Holiness Sai Bab


a, Viboothi Baba continued the legacy and started serving the man kind. In 1982, Viboothi Baba attained Mukthi and the Adhishtanam is raised in the same temple premises. On that special occasion, Sri Saibaba was chewing the betal leaves and he transferred eternal powers by giving the gravy betal leaves to Viboothi Baba from mouth to mouth to serve the mankind. By this eternal blessings in his later years, Sri Sai Viboothi Baba was specifically on curing Chronic diseases like leprosy, cancer, etc by sucking it out with his mouth, sorting out on the family disputes by sinking the difference of opinion, reuniting the couples, blessing the childless couple for child birth.After this Holy Dharsan, Sri Sai Viboothi Baba wholly dedicated himself to Sainath and started drawing Baba’s picture with his Blood. Sri Sai Viboothi Baba was born to Gopala Iyer and Seetha Lakshmi couples at Madurai on 7th November, 1900. In his young age, due to some depression he attempted to commit suicide at Madras Eliot Beach. Sainath appeared as an old man and saved Sri Sai Viboothi Baba by dragging him back with a stick on his neck and told, “ You come again to Shirdi, Society is waiting for your services” and leaving the stick with him. By this incident Viboothi Baba started his Spiritual journey to Shirdi with the stick. Now this Stick is worshipped as Nagasai at Sai Baba Temple at Chitlapakkam, Chennai.Viboothi Baba went on deep Meditation in a Dhigambara stage (without dress) at a cave in Koppanapatti village near Karaikudi, TamilNadu. During his meditation Sri Sainath appeared as an old man and blessed, him with spiritual sanyasin’s Saffron cloth and ordered him to start his service to mankind. From there on, Sri Sai Viboothi Baba started to reach various places and spread the name and fame of Sri Sainath, serving the mankind by curing their suffering and illness.As per the wishes of Viboothi Baba, construction of Temple for Sainath was started in Smt. Padmavathy Nagarajan’s Place. During this construction of Temple in 1982, Sri Viboothi Baba attained Samadhi, The Adhishtanam was raised in the temple and the Mukthi Pooja (last Rites) was performed by Sri Nagaraj Baba .Vigrahas of Sainath and Sai Viboothi Baba were installed in the Temple. Chandan, Kumkum & also synonymous to its name, the temple materialises Viboothi (Udhi) from Vigrahas and Pictures. Now the temple is celebrating its Silver Jubilee. Sri Nagaraj Baba is continuing the noble Service in the Path of Sri Sai Viboothi Baba.Sathguru Sri Viboothi Baba Sametha Sri Sai Baba Temple is located at Chitlapakkam and is one of the Greatest Pious Shrines in Tamil Nadu built on the Samathi of Sri Viboothi Baba. The sacred Udhi, Sandal and Kum Kum spring out from the Deities are considered to be highly divine enough to cure many complicated diseases and it is still being evidently proven by many.Sri Nagaraja Baba, Founder of this temple, is the most reverent disciple of Sri Viboothi Baba and manages the temple efficiently. Festivals associated with the Babas’, chanting of Vishnu Sahasranamam, Lalitha Sahasranamam, Rama Nama Japam, Satyanaraya Puja (on Full Moon Day) are performed regularly.The sculptures of Sri Viboothi Baba and Sai Baba are made of marble. The symbol of Five petaled Flowers inscribed with the symbols of on the Temple Shrine Implies the Ideal of “ONENESS OF RELIGION”.
Sri Sai Viboothi Baba Temple,No. 83, First Road, M.C. Nagar,Chitlapakkam,Chennai - 600 064,Tamilnadu, India
Morning Arathi--Kaakad Arathi,Noon Arathi--Madhyana Arathi,Evening Arathi--Dhoop Arathi,Night Arathi--Shej Arathi.
Phone: +91 - 44 - 2223 2361