DC Metro Sai Samsthan (DCMSS) is a non-profit organization established in 2010. Its core mission is to propagate Saibaba’s Teachings of Spirituality and Community Service in the Washington DC Metro area. Towards this mission, the Samsthan’s goal is to build a Paschim Shirdi for Shri Shirdi Saibaba in the DC Metro area for his followers to gather for religious functions, prayers and community service. The temple will be used to impart cultural education, feed less privileged under the name of Shri Shirdi Saibaba and coordinate volunteering efforts with other charitable organizations in the DC Metro area (MD, DC and VA).
In realization of this vision, DCMSS is taking a step today in setting up a Shirdi Sai Temple in a temporary rental space. This temple will comprise of a main hall where we will have our Sai Baba, this hall will be the main sanctuary and used to offer prayers, bhajans and perform all of our religious activities. DCMSS’s goal is to continue the search for our Paschim Shirdi, where the ambiance of Shirdi be recreated with SAI Chavadi, SAI Dwarakamai and Lendi Bagh, apart from host of other facilities like Paschim Shirdi Vidyapeeth, SAI Aangan, SAI Jyothi and SAI Akshaya Patra.
The Samsthan started with few members, has grown exponentially with many new members joining the organization. Members come from all walks of life, professionals, academicians, scientists and IT experts. The Samsthan operates in a structured way with Board of Directors, Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, several committees and members.
DC Metro SAI Samsthan is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization under section 501(c) (3) of Internal Revenue code . Our Tax ID # 27-2258807. Please consult your tax advisor for details and eligibility. Please refer to our bi-laws here.
Here is version of bylaws with proposed changes to get approved at our Annual General Body Meeting to be held on June 9th, 2018.Click here