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 of October Aswija Masam
DEEPAVALI Celebration at 6.30pm on Friday October 24th.
10am - Sri Sai Abhishekam
11am - Sri Maha Lakshmi & Kanakadhara Homam
12noon - Arathi
6pm - Lakshmi Puja , Annakut darshan & lighting of crackers .
7pm Sej Arathi & Maha Prasadam
Lakshmi Puja Annakut darshan & lighting of crackers at 6.30 pm
To sign up to bring a sweet or savory click here and add your name.
Oct 24 Fri Yama Vidiya - Bhagini Hasta Bhojanam
It is customary to visit your sister on this day and have lunch or dinner in recognition of the altruistic bond among siblings.
Oct 27 Mon Nagula Chavithi -Devotees are welcome to offer milk to Naga vigraham in the temple.For fertility, overcoming pregnancy complications, removal ofNaga(serpents) and Kuja(Mars) Dosha (inauspiciousness), offering agift of silver serpent is suggested.
Kartika Somavaram - Oct 27th , Nov 3rd , 10th , 17th
Up Coming Important Dates in Kartika Masam
Kartika Somavara - Oct 27th, Nov 3rd,10th,17th
Kartika Pradosham - Nov 4th and Nov 19th
Kartika Poornima - Thursday Nov 6th
Kartika Santarpana / Sanivaram - Nov 8th
Sri Sai Rudra Yagnam
Friday Oct 24th - Thursday Nov 20th ,2014
Thanks giving Long weekend - Thursday Nov 27th - 30th, 2014
Kartika Santarpana / Sanivaram
Saturday Nov 8th ,2014
8am Mahanyasa Purvaka Ekadasa Rudram Abhishekam
Sri Siva Bilva Trisathi
6.30pm Kartika Santarpana
7.30pm Sej & Jyothi Arathi
All are Welcome - JaiSairam