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.
Sunday -Wednesday & Friday
9.00 am - 8.00 pm
Thursday & Saturday
9.00am - 8.30pm
Morning/Kakad Aarati - 9:00am
Noon/Madhyan Aarati - 12:00noon
Evening/Dhoop Aarati - 6:00pm
Night/Sej Aarati - 7:30pm /8.00pm
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.