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.


Summer  Timings
 Sunday -Wednesday & Friday

9.00 am - 8.00 pm

 Thursday & Saturday 

9.00am - 8.30pm

DailyArathi Timings:
Morning/Kakad Aarati - 9:00am
Noon/Madhyan Aarati - 12:00noon
Evening/Dhoop Aarati - 6:00pm
Night/Sej Aarati - 7:30pm /8.00pm

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  

 Calendar of Events of October Aswija Masam

Oct  20  Mon Krishna Trayodasi - SOMA PRADOSHAM/Danteras                     


​Oct  22 Wed Aswija Krishna (Naraka)Chaturdasi -Masa Sivaratri  


Oct 23 Thur  Aswija Krishna  DEEPAVALI  Amavasya                   
SOLAR ECLIPSE in the Star Chitta - 3.38pm - 7.52pm 
Temple will be CLOSED at 2 pm .
​  Opens on Oct 24th Friday at 9am.

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 

                                Special ANNAKUT  Darshan for BABA 

                            Lakshmi Puja Annakut darshan & lighting of crackers at 6.30 pm  

Devotees can register to bring sweets. We are planing to offer 54 types of Sweets and Savories.    Please contact Office at 412 374 9244 for further details.
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  

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​Jai Sairam!