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.
“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:
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.
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.
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
Jan 13th Tues Bhogi (Bonfire)
7am Bhogi Mantalu(Bon fire) 6.30pm Bhogi Pallu to our Sai and Kids The main purpose is to pray Lord Vishnu for better health for children.
Jan 14 Wed Makara Sankranti/Sankramanam -Uttarayanam 9.30am Ekavara Rudra Abhishekam 10am Mahalakshmi and Surya Homam 5pm Veda Patanam
7.00pm – Jyothi / Sej Arathi
Jan 15 Thur Kanuma
9.30am Sai Moola Vigraha Abhishekam 10am Lalitha Sahasranama Homam
5.30pm Lalitha Sahasranama Parayana
6.00pm Sâi Satyanârâyaña Vratam 8.00pm Jyoti Arati Travelling is Prohibited. Festival of animals- cow and calf will be bathed, decorated & worshipped.Offer boorelu (sweet cookies) to divine mother for peace.
Jan 16 Fri Mukkanuma Bomma Nomu-Traveling is not advised - 10am Savitri Gauri Vratam
Jan 17 Sat Pushya Krishna Trayodasi - SANI PRADOSHAM 06.30 pm Ekavara Rudra Abhishekam Siva Archana
Jan 19 Mon Pushya Krishna Chaturdasi -Masa Sivaratri 10.00am 360 Rudra Abhishekam 10.30am Sri Rudra Homam / 1 Lak Bilva Arachana
New Year’s Message of 2015
Beware that body is not permanent Aware that the Atma (Self) is eternal, Therefore cultivate noble thoughts , sweet speech and good deeds. Reap the fruit of joy & peace , that is the way to God.
Start the day with Love fill the year with Love and Love always. Feed the ants , bird , fish , animals cows ,needy and hungry. Soft and sweet speech good actions towards the people we come across in our life.Be cheerful and offer a smile to your fellow divine souls. - Sai Baba
Thank you to all who have donated to support the Temple last year!
To continue all the programs such as Annadanam we need your continued support. Simply click on the donate button below.
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May Baba's blessings be with us always. Jai Sai Ram.