Laxmibai Shinde had, During her entire lifetime,served shree saibaba with utmost devotion and care. She used to serve him meals every day. Shree Saibaba used to address her as “ Laxmimaa”
A few moments before attaining Samadhi on 15th Oct 1918. Shree Saibaba Donated Divine Nine Coins to her as his last Prasad to the World.
These Coins Symbolize Nav-Vidha Bhaktis. This event has been described in Shree Sai Satcharitra, Chapter 42, written by Late. Shri Govindrao Dabholkar, which is Published by Shree Saibaba Sansthan Trust , Shirdi.
These Divine Nine Coins have kept with due reverence at her Grand Daughter Shailajamaa Shinde – Gaikwad’s Residence at Shirdi.