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.
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Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
1449 Abers Creek Road
Monroeville(Pittsburgh) PA, 15146 USA
Ph: 412 374 9244 ; firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Sri Rama Navami Celebration
Tuesday April 8th, 2014
This is the (28th Kali yuga). Lord Sri Râma tookavatâra in the24th Treta Yuga with about 30,000 years togo. The birthday of Šrî Râma will be celebrated this year.In Shirdi the joint celebration of two festivals Urus andŠrî Râma Navami was started in 1912 to bring harmony among Hindus and Muslims.The Yajnam at our temple is for the welfare and peace of the whole universe. The participants will derive health,happiness, progeny, and relief from evil spirits.
Program on Tuesday April 8th,2014
9.30 am Sri Sita Rama Abhishekam
10.00am Sri Ramanama Homam
6.30pm Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam
Arathi & Prasadam
All are welcome to participate
Chaitra Sukla / Krishna Trayodasi SANI Trayodasi / Pradosham
Saturday, April 12th and April 26th
Significance of Sani Pradosham: All the Devatas (Gods) are assembled in the Shiva temples during Pradosham time. It is believed that the first Pradosham was on a Saturday & hence "Sani Pradosham" is even more auspicious on Saturdays.
Sani Trayodasi/Pradosham Program
10am SANI Abhishekam ; 11am SANI Homam
6.30pm Pradoshakala Abhishekam ;108 Bilva Archana /Flower Service
Siva Pradosha Archana
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Significance of Sani Trayodasi: Sani expressed his gratitude for his release by Hanuman from Ravana's prison at the time of Lanka Dahanam. He also requested forgiveness for his misbehavior whenHe tried to effect him in his Zodiac. To heal his wounds caused by Hanuman , Saturn desires abhisekam with sesame seed oil. Therefore for those who perform oilabhisekam to Saturn on Sani Trayodasi the radiation of Saturn will be cooled down and Sani will bless them.