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.


Temple Timings
 Saturday thru Wednesday & Friday

9.00 am 8.30 pm

 Thursday 9.00 am - 9.30 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 - 8:00pm

Let  the different faiths  exist , 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  



Saturday, July 4th, 2015
9 AM to 1 PM

We are seeking 121 couples for Yagña sponsorship
Sponsorship for couples – $126.00

Call  temple at 412 374 9244

May 16 Sat Vrushabha Sankramanam / Masasivaratri
10.00 am 360 Rudra Abhishekam
10.30 am Sri Rudra Homam / 1 Lak Bilva Archana
05.00 pm Veda Patanam

May 17 Sun Vaisakha Krishna Amavasya
08.00 am Tarpanam

10.30 am Saniswara Abhishekam
11.30 am Saniswara Homam 
06.30 pm Ekavara Rudra Abhishekam
07.30 pm Siva Archana

Memorial Day Long

Weekend Program

​Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th
Temple timings 8.00 am - 9.00 pm


May 23 Saturday
09.00 am Sai Abhishekam 
10.00 am Mahalakshmi Homam 
05.00 pm Maha Jyothirlingam (1116)
08.00 pm 108 Jyothi Arati 

May 24 Sunday
09.00 am Baba Abhishekam & Flower Service 
10.30 am Sai Satyanarayana Vratam 
03.00 pm Palanquin(Pallaki seva) service 

May 25 Monday
10.00 am Ekavara Rudra Abhishekam
07.30 pm Jyoti Arati 


      As we all know, Nepal has been hit by mutiple massive earthquakes in just the past couple of weeks. There are lots of people that need our help, the entire world is helping and it is our responsibility to aid others during this time.

      The temple is collecting funds. Any little bit will help. All the people affected are our brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, they are our family. Let us try and help our family.

"Maanava Sevayai Madhava Seva"
Service to Humans is Service to God

We will be using the funds mainly to provide food in Nepal. Please Donate any amount

            $54                   $108               $252


           $504                 $1,116           Other Amount 

* Any amount above $54  devotees will

recieve Baba Paduka Prasadam

Our History