Om Sairam,
Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple of DFW Metroplex
2699 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75075
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Temple News Letter
November 7th 2021, Vol 144

In this edition:

•Temple Re-opening

•Satyanarayana puja, Thursday, November 18th

•Sankatahara Chathurthi, Monday, November 22nd

• Darshan Details/Guidelines

Re-opening of the Temple to Pre-Covid Timings from Nov 8th, 2021

No Signup needed for Temple Darshan or for Aarti Participation for all days

Temple is pleased to announce Re-opening of the Temple for most slots as per Pre-Covid timings from Nov 8th, 2021. No signup needed for Temple Darshan or for Arti participation from Nov 8th, 2021 onwards for all days including Thursday.Please see re-opening schedule as below:

Kakad, Madhyana and Dhoop Aarthi Guidelines:

   • Limit the capacity up to 150 devotees or limit till the main hall is full (with a social distance of 3 feet).

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

Restrictions on Thursdays between 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m

   • Sitting inside Temple on Thursday evenings is not allowed

   • Inside Pradakshina & Prostration is not allowed

   • Dwarakamai & Chavadi to be closed from 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m

   • Shej Aarthi on Thursdays is CLOSED for Public Participation until further notice.

Satyanarayana Puja on Thursday, November 18th 6:45 PM

Sankatahara Chathurthi Puja on on Monday, November 22nd 6:45 PM

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 15 days .

    2. Appointments are no more needed for Aarti participation and Darshan on all days. Devotees will be admitted on a first-come first-served basis according to the capacity of the Temple.

    3. 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.

    4. Please wear your mask at all times (Including Children of 2 years and older) and maintain social distancing of six feet from other families. Please follow the marking on the floor to maintain social distance from others. .

    5. 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.

    6. 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, doors etc.

    7. Devotees are allowed to stay/stand in the Temple only during Aarti time but should move slowly in line during non-Aarthi time especially during darshan period.

    8. 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.

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

    10. Do NOT bring any kind of cooked prasadam and we will NOT be able to offer it. The Temple will NOT be giving Prasadam during the Aarti/darshan time

    11. No priest services except Car puja are available during your Aarti/darshan time. Please schedule car puja in advance by sending email to or by calling 469-467-3388.

    12. During Temple operating hours, sitting inside Temple is permitted (maintaining socail distance) except on Thursday evenings between 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m

    13. No loitering or socializing in the Temple surroundings

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

    15. No private events/pujas are allowed in the Temple until further notice

    16. Once you exit from the north-east door, please do NOT socialize.

    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.
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Temple is open for Darshan and Arti on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday and Friday from 07.00 am to 08.30 am, 11.30 am to 01.00 pm and 06.00 pm to 09.30 pm; Saturday and Sunday open from 07.00 am to 09.30 pm; Thursday open from 07.00 am to 08.45 pm;