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Sri M Subrahmanya Mithanthaya

Sri M Subrahmanya Mithanthaya, who hails from Udupi Karnataka, has joined as our priest and has over 30 years of experience both in India and USA to his record.

He has completed Rigveda Samhitha (Shakala), Sanskrit Kavya, Pravara, Praveena Shivaagama at Government Maharaja’s Sanskrit College, Mysore, Karnataka.

He worked as a priest in the famous Ragigudda Anjaneyaswamy Temple in Bangalore for 5 years. He also taught Veda Pracharya in a college in Delhi for 3 years.

He was the Chief Priest in Prasanna Ganapathi temple and Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple, both in Bangalore, for 6 years before working as a freelance priest for the next 7 years.

He moved to USA to work at Hindu Temple Society of NY, famous Flushing Mahavallabha Ganapathi temple, NY USA. He was employed for 6 years before moving to Sri Mahalakshmi Temple, Boston, MA in 2015.

Sri Subrahmanya is well versed in all homas, pujas and shodasa karmas like starting from garbaadhana, namakarna, upanayanam, marriage, funeral rites etc.

He is very fluent in Kannada, Hindi, Tamil, and has working knowledge of Telugu and English. He joined our temple in Dec 2017.


Sri Krishnamoorthy Narayana Ayyar

Sri Krishnamoorthy Narayana Ayyar joined our temple in the second week of May 2017.

He completed his gurukulam during 1983-1990 for 7 years, in Judge Mani Iyer Veda Patashala under the auspice of Sree Sooravalli Subbaier Charities, Madurai, India.

For more than a decade, he was self-employed as a vaidika priest in India before moving to New York to work in Sri Maha Vallabha Ganapathi Temple, popularly known as Flushing temple, NY for 6 years.

Sri Krishnamoorthy is well versed in all shodasa samskaras like starting from Garba Aadhana, namakarna, upanayanam, marriage, funeral rites etc

He has experience in performing various pujas like Satyanarayana, Navagraha, etc. and Homas like Chandi, Vastu, Ganesha, Maha Sudharshana, Dhanvantari, Navagraha, etc.

He is very fluent in Tamil and has a working knowledge of English.


Sri Challa Narasimha Murthy

 

Sri Challa Narasimha Murthy, our priest or “vaadyar” as he is popularly known in his circles, has many achievements to his record.

He completed his 3-year Sanskrit Abhyasam in Mantralayam in 1986 and vedhadhyanam in Bangalore in 1991. During 1991- 93, he moved to Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt at Kanchipuram and was involved in all the activities of the mutt under Paramacharya, SriChandrasekarendra Saraswathi.

For a decade, he was self-employed as a vaidika priest in Hyderabad before moving to New York to work in Sri Maha Vallabha Ganapathi Temple, popularly known as Flushing temple, NY.

He later served in Atlanta in the Hindu Temple of Atlanta from 2007 till 2013. He is well versed in all shodasa samskaras like starting from Garba Aadhana, namakarna, upanayanam, marriage, funeral rites etc

He has experience in performing various pujas like Satyanarayana, Navagraha, Kalyana Utsavam etc. and Homas like Chandi, Vastu, Ganesha, Sudharshana, Dhanvantari, Navagraha, etc.

Sri Challa Narasimha Murthy is also well versed in Chandi Parayanam, Sundara Kaanda Parayanam etc in Sanskrit.

He is very fluent in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and English. He joined Sri Ganesha Temple in May 2015.




 
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