Thursday, September 8, 2011

Sri Nampally Baba

Sadguru Sri Namapally Baba

***   Digambara Digambara Sri Nampally Baba Digamabara ***

About Baba:
Who is this Baba?  From where he is, no one knows. His actual name and his birth, his parents, no details are known. In 1945, he was first seen at a burial ground near malakpet railway station, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. He always used to be in a blissful state and never used to speak with anyone. At times he used to wet himself under the tap, then sleep on a small wall in the burial ground. He used to talk to himself,  laugh, sometimes look at sky and do some gestures. Most of the people thought that he was a beggar. But there were a few blessed people, by this time only identified him as an avadoota. People were astonished with the divine fragrance coming from Baba, even though he hadn't taken his bath for many days. In 1972 Baba had an accident and was admitted to Osmania Hospital, where his leg was amputated. After this incident baba disappeared from the hospital and no information was available about him. After that no one saw him till 1980.

In 1980, he was seen again at the corridor of  Nampally Police Station. Hence onwards people used to call him as nampally baba. There are various instances which took place at this place. Even ministers, higher officials, businessmen and all sorts of people used to visit Baba and took his blessings. Around 1987 Baba had been shifted to Sri sravan kumar house at gowlipura, charminar.  At gowlipura also, there were lot of miracles happening and as usual baba used to encourage and emphasize people coming to him to participate in the Satyanaraya vrat performed in his presence. And last six years he stayed at Vivekanada Nagar, kukatpally before Samadhi.

Baba left his physical body on November 6, 2004, and his body was put as samadhi near dharmapuri kshetra.

Sri Sivenesan Swami of Shirdi used to tell the devotees from hyderabad visiting Shirdi Sai Baba," You need not come this far to visit Sai Baba, he is already there in the form of Shri Nampally Baba. If you visit him, then you have visited Shirdi Sai Baba". Pujya Sri Ekkirala Bharadwaja Master used to encourage many devotees going to hyderabad to visit Shri Nampally Baba and take his blessings. If one reads the charitra of Nampally Baba, there are various instances of devotees from hyderabad to whom Shri Shirdi Sai Baba himself appeared in the dream and told them that right now he is present in hyderabad in the form of Shri Nampally Baba and asked them to seek his blessings.
Devotees had various personal experiences while Baba was physically present. Even today also devotees are having many experiences at his samadhi. He is answering to his devotees from his Samadhi only like Shri Sai Baba. To one of his devotees, he told, this is the 6th avatar.  1) Sripada Srivallabha 2) Sri Narasimha Saraswathi 3) Akkalkot Maharaj 4) Manik Prabhu 5) Shirdi Sai Baba are the 5 avatars of Shri Dattatreya, and Shri Nampally Baba is saying that this is the 6th avatar. 

Devotees of Baba say that if one visits his Samadhi with faith and regularity, all their wishes are fulfilled. One has to visit the Samadhi to feel and experience about Shri Nampally Baba. For further information and to know the life story of Baba one has to read his charitra which can be taken at dharmapuri kshetra.

At Samadhi Mandir:
a) Pradaskshina b) Parayana c) Cigarette Lighting d) Aarati e) Satyanarayana Swamy Vratham f) Annadanam  g)  Coconut Offering to Dhuni.

Devotees does pradakshina to the samadhi of Shri Nampally baba. There are so many instances where people with troubles in personal life,professional life etc got relieved from their troubles or sufferings by doing the pradakshinas to baba samadhi. There is no specific number one has to do, but usually people do 108 pradakshinas. It is not the count, but the faith and devotion with which the pradakshinas are done.

Cigarette Lighting
Then there are people who offer cigarettes to baba. When baba used to  be in his physical form, he used to smoke cigarettes. It is devotees experience that he never accepted the food or cigarette from everyone whoever comes to him, but in case if he accepts either food or cigarette from some devotee, then his problem or trouble or suffering would usually get solved. It is the strong belief of devotees that baba smokes their cigarette and their problem gets solved. It is also astonishing that if one lights the cigarette and places in front of baba, the cigarette automatically burns out as if some person is smoking the cigarette. Someone may get doubt what kind of baba is this, who smokes a cigarette?. But to experience one has to visit and see for themselves. It is not only troubles or sufferings, even if one is facing any sort of difficulties in their spiritual progress they can definitely get the solution if one visits baba samadhi. The results of visiting baba samadhi depends entirely on the person and the faith with which he or she visits.

Apart from this devotees do parayana inside baba samadhi mandir. Baba himself has given assurance to his devotees, that "whoever does parayana of Sri Gurucharitra in my presence, he will be blessed with guru darshana and guru grace". It is also a known fact that the results for parayana done at various locations is as such. If a person does parayana in his home, the result will be normal. If the same parayana is done in a temple,the result will be tenfold, and if the same is done on the banks of a river, it will be hundred fold, and if the same is done in the presence of a sadguru, the result will be thousandfold. Such is the greatness of the sadguru, that the results done for the parayana will be immediately graced upon the person doing the parayana. So it is good for those who are visiting baba samadhi mandir, to plan in such a way that they do parayana of the guru charitra (may be of Sri Guru or their own Guru) in the samadhi mandir.

Shri Saibaba used to encourage people coming to him to attend aarti, and it is custom to perform 4 times aarti in Shri Saibaba mandirs. And participating in a group performing aarti, slowly the devotion develops in the person. It is the same at Shri Nampally Baba Samadhi Mandir. Here also aarti is performed 4 times in a day. One can feel the divinity and bliss, if one attends the aarti in the presence of baba. One has to experience it and words are less to describe it.

Satyanarayan Swamy Vratham
Baba used to make all the devotees whoever come to him to perform satyanarayana swamy vratham in his presence. The same is being continued even after baba taking samadhi. Every pournima or full moon day this vratham is being conducted and devotees come in large numbers and participate in this event and get the blessings of Baba.

Annadanam or feeding (animals,humans etc) is the greatest act which all the datta avatars have encouraged whoever came to them. Every living being will have hunger, some may ask and some may not be able to ask. So it is the responsibility of those who have enough to share with those who are not that fortunate. And this is the easiest path to get the grace of guru, because it is the guru who is in all the forms. So one can perform feeding at the samadhi mandir to get the grace of  Baba.

Coconut Offering to Dhuni 
When SaiBaba was in his physical form at shirdi, one day a devotee asked him, Baba, what is the significance of dhuni, and baba answered him that "Whoever offers a coconut to dhuni, his bad karma will burnt out which has been acting as an obstruction in his prosperity". We can see that the dhuni which had been lit by baba in Shirdi is continuously  burning till date. And the udi coming from the dhuni is acting as a magical potion which cures the devotees of so many ailments and other problems. After Baba Maha Samadhi also, Sri Sivanesan Swami, who devoted his entire life in Baba Seva,  encouraged so many people coming to shirdi to offer a  coconut to dhuni. So people visiting this shrine is better to offer a coconut at this dhuni as Nampally Baba is none other than Shirdi Saibaba for all those who believe and had experienced it.

Let everyone visit this shrine and get the blessings of Baba.

Location and Way:
Sadguru Sri Namapally Baba Samadhi Mandir
Dharmapuri Kshetra
DeepthiSri Nagar
Miyapur Post, Ranga Reddy District
Hyderabad- 500 049
Telangana, India

About the Location:
Sri Nampally Baba Samadhi Mandir is located in dharmapuri kshetra, deepthisri nagar, near miyapur in hyderabad city of Telangana State, India. Devotees have built the Samadhi Mandir besides Shri Shirdi Sai mandir. There are temples of various dieties within the location . The environment is very peaceful. It appears as if still it is not fully developed, but one can see the divine vibrations around the place. The kshetra palak is Abhaya Anjeneya Swamy, whose temple is in the front. To the left of this we have mahatapasvi srirama viswambaradasu(also known as jatala sadhu) mandir. Then to the left of which we have Shri Sai Baba Temple, and besides Shri Nampally Baba Samadhi Mandir. Back to Shri Nampally baba mandir, we have dattatreya temple.  To the back of Hanuman Temple, we have Ganesh, Siva and Subramanya temples. To the right of these temples we have Ammavari temple, then to the right we have saraswathi devi temple. In front of Durga temple, there are navagrahas.Back to these temples, atop a small hill , we have Lord Venkateswara Swamy Temple and besides this we have Padmavathi Ammavaru temple. Back to Ganesh temple, we have Ayyappa Swamy Temple. Besides to Ganesh temple on the left side, we have Ranganatha swamy (or govindarajulu ) temple and meditation hall by sivabalayogi followers. Recently Gayatri Mata temple was opened to be an addendum to this group of temples This temple is in the front side of Jatala Sadhu Mandir. Usually we find that without Dhuni, we dont find a Saibaba temple and this was the shortfall earlier with the saibaba temple over here. But, by the grace of Baba, recently Dhuni has been constructed and added to this group of temples. Dhuni is on the left side of the Saibaba Temple.  Another small temple for Mahavatar Babaji  was opened by his disciples recently in march 2014. This temple is located at the foothill of padmavathi ammavaru temple and the backside of ayyappa swamy temple.

The construction of museum is completed which showcase all the items of sri Nampally Baba. Devotees visiting the samadhi mandir can also visit the museum.

                              *** Digambara Digambara Sri Nampally Baba Digamabara ***

Entrance Road to the Sri Dharmapuri Kshetra.

Sri Dharmapuri Kshetra

Temples Location Map

Ayyappa Swamy Temple.

Sri SivaBalayogi Meditation Hall

Meditation Hall.
People who have seen this hall feels that as if Sri. Siva Bala Yogi is really sitting here.

 Sri.Ranganatha Swamy (Govindarajulu) Temple.

Navagrahas Temple  

 Durga Devi Temple

Ganesh, Siva and Subramanaya Swamy Sannidhi.

Kshetra Palaka Abhaya Anjaneya Swamy

Kshetra Palaka Abhaya Anjaneya Swamy Temple at the Entrance.

Shri Jatala Sadhu Mandir
Gayatri Mata Mandir

Mahavatar Babaji

Padmavathi Ammavari Temple

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

Saraswathi Devi Temple

Dhuni to the left of Saibaba Temple.

 Dhuni:  We wont find any saibaba temple without dhuni. This was the shortfall for this saibaba temple earlier, where there was no dhuni. But by the grace of Baba, dhuni had been constructed and now devotees can offer their offerings to the dhuni. 

Shri Shirdi Saibaba Temple

Sri Datta Temple

Sri Nampally Baba Temple- Main entrance and side entrance
Side Entrance- Nampally Baba Samadhi Mandir

Sri Nampally Baba Samadhi Mandir

                                    Baba as Datta Avatar- 6th Incarnation of Lord Dattatreya

                The merciful glance of Baba, which burns away all sins who come to him.

                                              Baba, in his early days near Nampally Station.

                                                   Main Entrance to Baba Samadhi Mandir

                          The feet of Guru, which will make one cross the ocean of samsara.

                                                        Baba Samadhi after, noon aarti.

                                                   Serpent Bed on which Baba used to sleep.

                                            Sri Satyanaraya Swamy inside Baba Samadhi Mandir

                                                           Baba Pallaki

Digambara Digambara! Nampally Baba Digambara
Digambara Digambara! Avadootha Chintana Digambara

Nampally Baba Samadhi

                           ****   Digambara Digambara Sri Nampally Baba Digamabara ****

Samadhi Mandir Open            4:30 AM
Kakad Aarthi                          5:15 AM
Abhishek, Guru Puja               6:30 AM
Afternoon Aarthi                     12:00 PM
After noon Aarthi                   Samadhi Mandir is Closed till 4:15 PM
Re-open                                  4:15 PM
Evening Aarthi                         6:15 PM
Seja Aarthi                              8:30 PM ( on Thursdays at 9:00 PM)

* Every Full Moon Day (Pournima)  Samoohika Rama Sahita Satyanaraya Swamy Vratham will be performed at 9:00 Am, Akhanda Namam and after, noon aarti there will be annadanam(12:30 pm)

***      Digambara Digambara Sri Nampally Baba Digamabara   ***

Every Month, Every Sunday Morning 9:00 Am, The following programmes are conducted in groups

First Sunday      - Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam 108 Times
Second Sunday - Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam 108 Times
Third Sunday    - Sri GuruCharitra Ekaha Parayanam
Fourth Sunday  - Sri Nampally Baba Charitra Ekaha Parayanam

Construction of  Museum (all the articles of Nampally Baba) and Meditation Hall besides the samadhi mandir of Sri Nampally Baba is completed and the articles used by Baba are kept in the museum . People visiting Baba Samadhi  can also visit the museum attached to the Samadhi Mandir.

People interested in giving donations can do at:

Sri Nampally Baba Samsthanam
Andhra Bank A/c. No 151211100000502
Sangamitra School, Nizampet Branch
IFS Code: ANDB0001512

                            ***      Digambara Digambara Sri Nampally Baba Digamabara    ***

Anantakoti Brahmanda Nayaka Rajadhi Raja Yogiraja Parabrahma SatyaDharma Paripalaka Sadguru Sri Nampally Baba Maharaj ki Jai.

                              ***  Digambara Digambara Sri Nampally Baba Digamabara ***


  1. Sri Nampally Baba's 7th aradhana videos are uploaded in youtube by Nampally Baba Samsthan. Please see the videos.

  2. Dear Prasad garu, Sairam.

    Many THANKS for such a detailed & organized information. This will be very useful for those who want to visit the Baba's Samadhi.
    Here are some more pictures taken long back:

    Do you mind if I reuse portions of the content and photos from your current posting? If it is fine for you, I would like to add the photos from your current post also to my album, so that it will be easy for me to share them with other Guru Bandhus.

    Kindly let me know.


    1. I also just wanted to inform you about a book published on Sri Nampalli Baba garu:


    2. Dear Subramanyam garu
      You are free to use the photos or content.

    3. Thank you very much Prasad garu.

  3. Krishnachary garu, I think that you have blessings of baba on you. It is not a coincident that you read this blog post. I hope and believe that baba has answered you through this blog post. Pray baba for the well being of you and your family. If possible please make a visit to baba samadhi once. All your queries will be answered.