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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.

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