Showcasing some of Sai Baba’s personal belongings, the Dixit Wada museum offers visitors an interesting insights into his simple and pious life. It was established by Kakasaheb Dixit in the year 1911 on Ram Navami with Baba’s permission.
On a close acquaintance’s suggestion, Kakasaheb Dixit came to Sai Baba, when he developed a low self-esteem post injuring his leg. After meeting the saint, he became one of Baba’s most exemplary devotees. When the museum’s construction was completed, Dixit took up residence in a small room on the first floor, leaving out the rest of the building for the use of the devotees.
Presently, the museum displays a number of black and white pictures of Sai Baba with his disciples and some of his personal belongings like:
- leather padukas (footwear)
- gramophone records
- cooking utensils
- water tumblers.
Before planning a visit to Dixit Wada Museum, remember the following facts:
- It is located within the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust Complex.
- It is open all days.
- Entry is free.
- Visiting hours is from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m