1st  Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Pittsburgh, PA is the first Sai Baba Temple  in  the United States. Shirdi Sai Baba Temple of Pittsburgh was initiated in 1979 under the divine guidance of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba to Srimati Mahalakshmi & Sri Panduranga Rao Malyala.  It was fully operational from July 24th 1985. in 1993 the Municipality of Monroeville approved site located at 1449 and 1451 Abers Creek Road for Temple use , where the Temple is today.

Temple  Philosophy

 “Love All, Serve All -  Help Ever, Hurt Never"

People of all faiths are welcome at Sri  Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, as there is only one religion, the religion of love.   Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple provides programs to develop peace, truth, love and  bliss.

The  Temple Promotes:

SATYA(Truth), DHARMA(Righteous),

PREMA(Divine love), SHANTI(Peace),and AHIMSA (Non-violence).

We trust in  GOD. There is only ONE God, Who is omnipresent omniscient, omnipotent. The main  purpose is to reduce pain and sorrow and to enhance joy in all beings by means  of Vedam (prayers), Yagnas, Annadanam.  To enlighten the devotees with spiritual education and  through services like Annadanam (Feeding the needy, plants ,ants, birds and  animals). Ordered by Sri  Sai Baba of Shirdi Himself to the  founders.

Our Mission 

Recurring Donation

Do you donate regularly to the Temple?  Then you should  set up a RECURRING DONATION . It is very easy to set it up.  You can also stop anytime.

Fill in the recurring donation  form, sign and return by fax (412-374-0940), mail or email back to Temple.  Thank you for your support!  -  Jai Sai Ram.


Winter Timings
 Saturday - Wednesday & Friday

9.00 am 7.30 pm

 Thursday 9.00 am - 9.00 pm
(Sej Aarathi 8pm )

Daily Arathi Timings 

Morning/Kakad Aarati - 9:00am
Noon/Madhyan Aarati - 12:00noon
Evening/Dhoop Aarati - 6:00pm
Night/Sej Aarati - 7:00pm

Let  the different faiths  exits , let them flourish and let the glory of God be sung in all the languages and in a variety of tunes. That should be the ideal. Respect the difference between the faiths and recognize them as valid as long as they do not extinguish the flames of unity - Sai Baba  

Calander of events - December

Dec 20 Sat Margasira  Krishna Chaturdasi -Masa Sivaratri
10.00am 360 Rudra Abhishekam                                                 10.30am Sri Rudra Homam                                                           05.00pm 1 lakh Bilva Archana
Siva Archana
7.00pm Jyoti Arati                                            

Dec  21 Sun Margasira Krishna  Amavasya
8.00am Tarpanam

Dec 25 Thur  
10 am Christmas  Peace Prayers

Dec 31 Wed  Mukkoti Ekadasi /
NewYear’s Eve Bhajans 8pm-12am 

   10am  Vishunu Saharanama Homam                        

Jan 1  Thurs   New Year Prayers
   9.30 am Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Abhishekam                                    10.30 am Sri Sai Navagraha Homam                                            11.00 am  Sri Sai Satyanarayana Vratam                                                       Sri Sai Archana  / Sahasranamam          

Jan 3   Sat     Sani Trayodasi  / Pradosham 
10am  Saniswara Taila (Oil)    Abhishekam                                11am  Saniswara Homam                                              
6.30 pm   Ekavara Rudra Abhishekam
Siva Archana                  

New Year’s Eve Celebrations - Wednesday Dec 31st,  2014  

Bhajans 8pm to 12am
         Sai Ram. Sri Shirdi Sai Baba temple will have NewYear’s eve celebrations on Wednesday December 31st, 2014. We will start the New Year with Bhajans and welcome the New year with Baba Archana & Jyoti Arati. Temple has been hosting New year’s eve bhajans for 9 years now, and has become a tradition for a lot of families to spend 31st evening in the grace of Baba by singing His divine glory. COME JOIN US FOR BABA’S BLESSINGS


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May Baba's blessings be with us always.  Jai Sai Ram.