Montebello Saibaba Temple - About Sai Temple LA (Los Angeles)

By the grace of sai baba and with the strong dedication of all the devotees, small home of baba was able to bring in L.A. Sai baba temple is in Montebello area of Los Angeles. Dr Prabhakar was the person who took the initiative to bring this temple in L.A.

Dr. prabhakar was very much in sai seva, he was having a vision and dream of having small temple of baba in L.A and later on with his dedication and support of his wife Dr. padmini and other sai group of L.A and devotees, they were able to bring the temple to L.A. the temple was inaugurated on 21st January 2007 on Sunday with the sthaphana of life size photo of baba.

Slowly and steadily with the help of other devotees of baba, the temple was reconstructed and the interior of the temple in way of ceiling, floor, arches, paint were changed. And then the old temple was turned into the glittering temple. Shri Rao Yalamanchili Family, Dr.prem Reddy family, Sri sarath kamineni family, Sri Rao Gondi family, Sri Ravindra Hanumara family etc were some of the family who given donation to the Sai baba Sansthan. Slowly with the time the temple activities grew up.

Than with the passage of time one precious moment came when Baba’s idol from India came to L.A temple, Sri K.V Ramani Ji from shirdi sai trust was instrumental for the Baba idol. Presence of this idol in the temple made the temple so complete. On Feb 2008 Baba’s vograha pratistha happened. There are three priests in the temple namely: Tagoorji Toleti, Srikanthachar Tirumale Rangachar, and Raj Bharat.

The temple Shri Shirdi sai baba sansthan, LA is a non-profit organization and the board includes Prasad gade, Dr Venkates Muwa and Dr. Prabhakar Tummala, it is open for all, and any devotee can come and take part in puja, aarti, satsang, and charity activities. If there are any other activities which are going to be held in temple like puja, decorating the temple, organizing the major events, fund raising, and maintainenece of web-site all is sustained by the community participation of volunteers.

There are four aarti which are done in the temple daily they are:

  • Kakad i.e. Morning Aarti : 8.30 AM – 9:00 AM
  • Madhyan Aarti : 12:00PM-12:30PM
  • Dhoop Aarti : 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Shej Aarti: 7:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Sai Baba Temple LA Address:
Montebello Sai Temple,
144 S 4th St, Montebello,
CA 90640
Phone - 323-721-1772

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