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.


Winter Timings
 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

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  

Calander of events - January

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.