Shirgaon is popularly know as Prati-Shirdi among Sai devotees. Shirgaon is situated off old Bombay-Pune highway. Its around 32 Km from Pune railway station. Shri Saibaba temple was established here on 11th June 2003 by Mr Prakash Keshavrao Deole. The building work was completed in nine months with the blessings of Shri Saiababa. This was considered to be one of the miracles. The people working at the temple site experienced various Chamatkaras during these nine months.
Now Shirgaon is know for the Saitemple. There are lot of similarities in Shirgaon and Shirdi. The name itself resembles to Shirdi to great extent.
There is Gurusthan at the temple entrance with miraculous Neem Tree at the center. The temple layout, Gabhara, Samadhi, Sai moorti makes one feel as if he is in Shirdi. Dwarkamai at Shirgaon holds Sai Dhuni which is enlightened 24 hours , 7 days a week.
Chwadi at the back is built in the similar fashion. Abhishek and Arti's done at the temple with the similar schedule as Shirdi. There are annual festivals like Sthapana Divas, Guru Poornima, Ram Navami, Dasara which are celebrated by 1000's of devotees since 2003. Shirgaon has got a new identity since the temple was established.
The work of development is still going on. Trust is building Annachatra for the devotees.