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Sri Shirdi Sai Raksha Mandiram

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This is the thirtieth Temple on which i'm writing article that I visited during my extended 17th Pilgrimage to Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple at Visakhapatnam between 27th August 2013 till 02nd September


2013.As Said Earlier, I returned home on 27th July 2013. I was Again invited to visit Visakhapatnam & i arrived at visakhapatnam on evening of 27th August 2013. As i was tired & mental down, i took a day's break on 28th August 2013.Meanwhile i met some guest on 28th August 2013 & also visited some clients office & home to perform Vaastu evaluation.On Thursday, 29th August 2013 I along with my sister started by around 10am after the Morning Snack to visit this Famous temple of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba at Boyapalem. Boyapalem is around 20kms from Visakhapatnam towards Vizianagaram on NH5 Main Road.When travelling from Visakhapatnam, we come across Kommadi where we had visited 2 Sai Baba temples in July 2013. After crossing Kommadi, we reached Boyapalem which is another 5 Kms from Kommadi.The Temple with the Raja Gopuram & a 30ft Standing Posture of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba embossed on the Back wall of the temple can be seen from the NH5 Main Road at the Start of Boyalpalem Village.On Turning right at Boyapalem village, the temple is at around 100mtrs from the main Road.This temple of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba has been built on a 1 Acre Property with in Boyalpalem village. The Prana Prathistha Ceremony to Sai Baba was performed & the temple was Inaugurated on 29th July 2006. The Prasad Nilaya was constructed & was inaugurated on 27th July 2007.A 5.5ft Marble Statue of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba has been installed in the Main temple Sanctum. A 1ft Pancha loha stone & 1 ft Marble statue of Sri Sai Baba used as Utsav Murthy have also been installed in front of the statue of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba.A Beautiful Silver Simhasan has been installed around the statue of Sri Sai Baba. A Silver Crown was decorated on Baba's Head for the Day.This temple has Sanctums of Ganesha & Dattatreya towards the left & right side of the sanctum of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba.Cement Statues have Ganesh, Sai Baba & Dattatreya has been installed on the Arch in front of the temple Sanctum.Sai Baba's Dhuni along with Dwarakamai has been installed towards the left of the temple Premises. Neem Tree with Baba's Gurusthan has been installed beside the Dwarakamai again towards the left of the temple sanctum.Kitchen & Prasad Nilaya have been built adjacent to the Main Temple Sanctum to the left of the building. Lendi Baug/ Garden has been maintained in front of the temple.Special Puja & Abhishek are conducted on Thursday & during Sri Rama Navami, Guru Poornima & Vijayadashmi - Sai Baba Punyathithi to Sri Shirdi Sai Baba.Prasad Meals are served to one & all Sai Baba Devotees after the Noon Aarti on every thursday & special Days.We got the Opportunity to have the Prasad meals after the Madhyan Aarti & it was very tasty. A Complete meal Consisting of Sweet, Sabzi, Rice, Sambar, Curd & Pickle were served to around 300 Sai Devotees who had come to the temple to get the blessings of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba.
SRI SHIRDI SAI RAKSHA MANDIR,Sai Nagar Layout,Boyapalem Junction,Visakhapatnam,Andhra Pradesh,India.
Temple Timings::6:00 AM to 11:30 AM,5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.Aarti Timings::Kakad Aarti--06:15 AM,Madhyan Aarti:11:15 AM,Dhoop Aarti:06:15 PM,Shej Aarti-08:00 PM