Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Of DFW


  1. PLEASE MAINTAIN SILENCE AT ALL THE TIMES & REFRAIN FROM DISRUPTION TO ANY TEMPLE ACTIVITY. Please take care of your children while you are in the temple. They should not be running around in the main temple.
  2. Pradakshinam around Baba Alter is not allowed on Thursdays and festival days in the evening from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. 
  3. Follow temple volunteer instructions at all times.
  4. Please seek consent from the volunteer on duty prior to assisting in any temple duties/activities.
  5. Pets are not allowed inside the temple.
  6. Please place your footwear properly in the shoe rack. Do not leave shoes outside or near the entrance.
  7. Temple is drug-free, alcohol-free and tobacco-free zone. Consumption of non-vegetarian food on the temple property is strictly prohibited.
  8. Please clean your hands with sanitizer prior to entering the Mandir.
  9. Please adhere to appropriate dress code at all times – Click here for details. This is also posted in the TV Displays located in the front lobby for further guidance.
    • Shorts are NOT allowed for men and boys if you are inside the main mandir. You will be asked to wear a dothi on top to cover your shorts.
    • Short or skirts are NOT allowed for women and girls. You will be asked to cover them properly. 
    • No specific restriction for kids.
  10. Please put all donations in hundi (cash/check). All checks are payable to “Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple of DFW”. When making donations towards the temple, devotees are requested to clearly specify the purpose of the donation, for example, Priest Services, Downstairs Event Hall Rental, General Contributions etc. Please refer to the Donations Page for further clarifications.
  11. Please do not bring uncooked food as offering unless it is for annadhan/food pantry (includes lentils, rice, oil, ghee). Cooked prasadam will be accepted at all times. Refrain from bringing leftover or offered food as prasadam to the temple.
  12. Devotees can offer a dress for Baba in the Main Mandir or Gurusthan on any day on a first come first basis except on festivals days. We follow a strict color pattern for each of the 7 days of the week. Please click here for Baba Dress Specifications. Please contact the priest to check for availability and to drop off your dress offering. 
  13. Devotees can offer flower garland to Baba on any day except event and festival days. Reservations must be made by contacting the priest at the temple at-least 1 week in advance. Please click here for Garland Specifications. If your garland does not meet the specifications, it may not be offered. 
  14. Please leave the books back in the library shelf after reading. Do not remove from the temple.
  15. Please return aarti books/sheets after use. An English version is available from the temple if needed.
  16. Do not post or write anything on the main notice boards. This is for Temple Use Only.
  17. Please do not eat in the main mandir area.
  18. Please avoid using cell phones inside the temple as it could disrupt devotees/activity.
  19. Baba’s darshan closes after Shej aarti. Baba pradakshina will be closed at 9pm.
  20. For suggestions and comments, please use the contact form.
  21. Distribution of flyers or pamphlets of other outside organizations is strictly prohibited.
  22. Posting on the notice board is limited to non-profit or charitable organizations. All other community related postings should be reviewed and approved by the board prior to posting. However, the temple does not endorse any such postings on this notice board.
  23. Temple premises can be used by its devotees for religious purposes only and requires prior approval of the board. It should not conflict with any existing or future temple activities. A separate set of guidelines for private use of temple premises should be followed. You may bring pictures/idols/posters to the temple for use during such sessions and must be removed from the temple on conclusion of the event.
  24. Please refrain from bringing any old used pictures/idols/posters to the temple for disposition.
  25. The temple venue shall not be used to conduct business, publicity, and/or outside organizational meetings.
  26. Solicitation of any kind inside the temple premises is strictly prohibited. This includes selling and distribution of any printed materials, books and collection of donation/dues, phone numbers/email addresses not related to the temple.
  27. All temple events will take precedence over all other activities at all times.
  28. The temple reserves the right to change/modify/revise these guidelines with or without prior notice.

Updated: Apr 2024