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.


SHOW YOUR SUPPORT !

Summer  Timings
 Sunday -Wednesday & Friday

9.00 am - 8.00 pm

 Thursday & Saturday 

9.00am - 8.30pm

DailyArathi Timings:
Morning/Kakad Aarati - 9:00am
Noon/Madhyan Aarati - 12:00noon
Evening/Dhoop Aarati - 6:00pm
Night/Sej Aarati - 7:30pm /8.00pm

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  

CALENDAR OF EVENTS - November  2014

Oct 23rd Kartikam till Nov 22nd Margasiram
Kartika Somavara - Oct 27th, Nov 3rd,10th,17th
10am & 6.30pm - Sri Rudra Abhishekam ; Siva Archana 
Nov 3 Monday Kartika Sukla Dwadasi - Ksheerabdi Dwadasi
6.30 pm Ksheerabdi Dwadasi TulasiVratam 
10 am Tulasi Homam; 11 am Tulasi Puja  
6.30pm Tulasi Damodara Kalyanam

Nov 4 Tues Kartika  Sukla Trayodasi -  PRADOSHAM
6.30 pm  Ekavara Rudra Abhishekam  ; Siva Archana 

Nov 6 Thur Kartika  Sukla Poornima - TULA POORNIMA
9:00 am Sri Sai Moola Vigraha Abhishekam ; 10:00 am Sri Rudra & Maha  Lakshmi  Homam                       
1 pm Sai Satyanarayana  Vratam ;   6.30 pm    33 Punnamula Nomu Vratam  
7.30 pm 360 Wicks& Jwala Toranam        ; 8.00 pm  Sej & Jyothi Arathi
(Jwala Toranam for welfare of cows and calves (animal welfare): A rope made-up of hay is hung from two poles with wicks inserted in the rope. Devotees pass under the lighted wicks)

Nov 9 Sun Kartika  Krishna (Sankatahara)Chaturthi

10:00 am Ganapathi Abhishekam   ;11:00 am   Ganapathi Homam; 6:30 pm “GA” kara Sahasram

Nov 17 MonVruschika  SANKRAMANAM ; 6.30 pm Veda Patanam 

Nov 19 Wed Krishna Trayodasi – PRADOSHAM
;06.30 pm   Ekavara Rudra Abhishekam;     Siva Archana 

Nov 21 Fri Kartika  Krishna Chaturdasi
-Masa Sivaratri ;10am 360 Rudra Abhishekam  ;10.30am Homam                     5.00pm 1 lakh Bilva Archana ;   Siva Archana  ;7.30pm Jyoti Arati    
Amavasya    8.00am Tarpanam   - POLI swargam 

​Nov 22 Sat Kartika  Krishna  Amavasya - Geeta Jayanti ;
10 am  Bhagavad Geeta Homam  33  Lamps ; 33 Gooseberry Lamps

Nov 23 Sun Bhagavan Sri Satya Sai Baba Jayanthi (Birth day) ;10am Paduka Abhishekam 

Nov 27 Thur Subrahmanya Shashti-10am  Homam-; 11 am Puja
(To prevent miscarriages, and have healthy children, for Kuja Dosha Nivarana - adverse effects of Mars - Offering of silver snake/sea shells is recommended)
                                       All are welcome to participate.