Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple of DFW Metroplex
2699 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75075
Website www.shirdisaidallas.org
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Baba says... “Trust the Guru fully. That is the only sadhana. Guru is all the Gods.”

Temple News Letter
June 13th 2022, Vol 152


In this edition:

• Guru Purnima

• Upcoming events

• Darshan Details/Guidelines

Guru Purnima Celebrations

Temple is pleased to announce that Baba's Simhasan is ready and to be unveiled on the auspicious day of Guru Purnima at 11:00 am.

Rajadhiraja Yogiraja Parabrahma Sachidananda Sadguru Sainath Maharaj ki Jai!




Upcoming Events

        Upcoming events in June and July 2022 are as below.



Temple is open as per normal schedule

Temple Hours



Temple Events



New! Resuming Monthly Annadaan Service Activity starting July

Sai Baba Temple has been conducting Annadaan Service activity to serve dinner for the residents of Dallas Life Foundation homeless shelter every month on 2nd Saturday since January 2006. We feed approximately 300 people with freshly home cooked vegetarian meal. If you are interested, please sign up on the volunteer sheet posted at the temple.

We are grateful to resume this service activity starting Saturday July 10th 2022 after a gap of two years due to COVID-19 saftey measures.

Click here or visit www.shirdisaidallas.org for Annadaan menu details...
Click here for Dallas Life Foundation details...

Aarti Guidelines

   • Devotees will be admitted on a first-come first-served basis according to the capacity of the Temple (COVID reduced capacity will be up to 150 devotees) (with a social distance of 6 feet).

   • If the devotee count exceeds the capacity of the hall, devotees are allowed to only pass-through between South and North doors.

Lalitha Sahasranamam

   • Next in person Lalitha Sahasranamam chanting (every month 1st Tuesday) at the temple is on Tuesday July 5th.

Satyanarayana Puja

   • Next in person Satyanarayana Puja is on this coming Monday June 13th (Purnima day).

   • Temple will provide all puja material.

Kids/Youth Seva Activity at Temple

   • Kids/Youth (10+) Seva Day every month on the 1st Saturday between 1 pm and 4 pm.

On Thursdays between 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

   • Inside Pradakshina is not allowed.

Darshan Guidelines

We request your support to comply with COVID-19 guidelines so that we can have a safe and successful Aarti participation and Baba darshan.

    1.Please do not visit Temple if you are sick or travelled internationally within the last 5 days.

    2. We recommend you leave your footwear in your vehicle or in the racks located on the south-east side of the temple (to the left). Footwear is NOT allowed inside.

    3. Please wear your mask at all times (including children of 2 years and older) and maintain social distancing of six feet from other families.

    4. Please take care of your children at all times and do NOT allow them to leave the line. They should be with you at all times while you are in the Aarti/darshan queue.

    5. Please sanitize your hands at the station inside the Temple. No touch policy is in force, please refrain from touching anything including idols, padukas, crowd control ropes, walls etc.

    6. Please stand at the spot specified by volunteer-in-charge throughout the Aarti period and follow volunteer instructions. After completion of Aarti, please do not rush to exit, wait till your line starts moving.

    7. Priest will be performing Aarti offering and other rituals and Aarti plate is not passed on to devotees/volunteers.

    8. During Temple operating hours, sitting inside Temple is allowed (maintaining social distance).

    9. No loitering or socializing in the Temple surroundings.

    10. Temple is accepting garlands/flowers, fruits, please leave them at altar area.

    11. Aksharabhyasam, Annaprasana, Vahana Puja (new car puja) and any small pujas with less than 10 people are allowed. Please schedule the puja in advance by sending email to maildrop@ShirdisaiDallas.org or by calling 469-467-3388. Except the above, other private events are not allowed in the Temple until further notice.

    12. Guidelines may change based on situation, please follow volunteers instructions.

Assumption of Risk: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and those with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By entering the Temple and Temple parking areas, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Gurustan Baba Darshan

Sairam, devotees can do Gurustan Baba Darshan even when the Temple is not opened. Please come to the west side (back side) of the Temple building and you see a glass window. Please stand on the steps next to the window and follow the instructions posted on the window to see Gurustan Baba from the window.


If you would like to contact the temple with any suggestions,
please call temple at (469) 467 3388.
You can also send an email to: maildrop@shirdisaidallas.org
Check our website www.shirdisaidallas.org for details on Calendar of Events.
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TEMPLE REGULAR DARSHAN HOURS:

Temple is open for Darshan and Arti on

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 07.00 am to 08.30 am, 11.00 am to 01.00 pm and 06.00 pm to 09.30 pm
  • Thursday, Saturday and Sunday open from 07.00 am to 09.30 pm