Kartika Masa  Special Puja 2023

   Full sponsorship Kartika Masa: $1116

     Prasadam - Full Sponsors will receive Gold Pendant, Sivalinga 

Kārtika Somavāram: Nov 13, 20, 27, Dec 4, 11;Kārtika Sanivāram: Nov 4, 11, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9 

 Full Sponsorship Abhishekam(9) :$154;     Abhishekam- $36    Siva Archana: $11


Full sponsorship of Rudra Homam(9)-$252 Homam -$54

Prasadam - Full Sponsors will receive Vibhudhi &  Homa Raksha 

                           Saturday, November 25th, 2023


      Ekavara Abhishekam - $36Bilva Archana - $54 

              Kârtika  Poornima Sunday, Nov 26th , 2023 


6.30 pm JWALATORANAM: For welfare of Cows and Calves (Animal welfare): A rope made-up of hay is Hung from two poles with wicks inserted in the rope. Devotees pass under the lighted wicks.

7.00 pm  Jyoti Arati & Jwala Toranam $108 

7.00 pm PRAYASCHITHA DEEPAM (365 WICKS) Sunday, Nov 26th , 2023 
Significance: Kartika Poornima, In the evening people light 365 vattula (wicks)  in lord Shiva and lord Vishnu temple.  This signifies If a person lit 365wicks on Kartika Purnima, it is equal to doing puja every day. People who cannot do puja every day will light this lamp on Kartika Poornima. 


Sunday,  Nov 26 Kartika POORNIMA 

5.00 pm Sri Satya Narayana Vratam

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Shirdi Sai Saba Temple
Pittsburgh, PA

Kartika Sukla  Chavithi  - Nagula Chavithi  Thursday, Nov 16, 2023

Devotees are welcome to offer milk to Naga Vigraham in the temple. For fertility, overcoming pregnancy complications, removal of Naga (serpents) and Kuja(Mars) Dosha (inauspiciousness). Offering a  gift of a silver serpent is suggested. 

Kartika Sukla / Krishna  EKADASI 


 Thursday, Nov 23 - Devutthana Ekadasi;     Friday,  Dec 8 - Utpanna EKADASI 


     Thursday Nov 23, 2023 -  Ksheerabdi Dwadasi

10am  Tulasi Homam; 11am  Tulasi Vivaha  Tulasi Damodara Kalyanam; 6.30pm Tulasi Puja ksheerabdi Dwadasi Vratam

6.00 pm ​33 Punnamula Nomu on Kartika Poornima Sunday, Nov 26th , 2023 

Vrata is performed near Tulasi mata, 33 rice flour deepam (diya) are lit and dosa (crepe) are offered.  Vrata katha is narrated and 33 diyas and dosa (crepe)  are given to 5 Sumangalis for deeragha Sowmangalyatvam(long life for husband).

  6.00 pm 33 Punnamula Nomu $54 

Kartika Sukla Trayodasi -   Friday  Nov 10, 2023 -  

   Krishna Trayodasi /Pradosham - Friday Nov 24, 2023 - Sukra PRADOSHAM​​