Priest Sri Keshava Murthy
From childhood, Keshava Murthy has worked with his father in his birthplace village, Mosale, Hassan District, Karnataka. He finished his first year degree in 1991. He studied Vaikanasa Aagama in Maharaja Sanskrit College in Mysore, Karnataka. After that he moved to Bangalore, where he worked for the next two years in Sri Venkateshwara Temple in Ulsuru, Bangalore. In January 1994, he got a golden opportunity to come to the USA where he worked for 18 years in the Hindu Temple of Atlanta in Riverdale, Georgia as the second senior priest. He resigned from his job on November 2011. For the next three years, he worked as a freelance priest in Atlanta, GA. With Goddess Sri Maha Lakshmi's blessings and devotees' support, he opened Sri Maha Lakshmi Temple of Atlanta in Cumming, GA as a Founder/President/CEO in June 2015. He speaks fluently in Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and English. He has a wife, Manjula Murthy, and three children: Indraja Murthy, Achyuth Murthy, and Supraja Murthy.
Cell # - 404-642-7452
Priest T.S. Shanmuga Prabu M.A.
Shanmuga Prabu was born and raised in his birthplace Thirumazhisai village, Thiruvallur District, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He has studied Shiva Agama at the Veda Aagama Samskrutha Maha Patashala, Art of Living in Bengaluru, Karnataka from 2005 to 2013 and graduated with a Masters Degree in S.V.Vedic University 2015 to 2017. Shanmuga Prabu has recieved the title of Sivagama Vidyanidhi from the Art of Living. After his studies, he worked at Othandeshwara Temple, Thirumazhisai, Thiruvallur District, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Now, he got the Golden opportunity to join our temple and came to our temple on May 2018 as the third priest. He speaks fluently in Sanskrit, Tamil, English, and Kannada.
Cell # - 404-918-1048
Priest D. R. Puneeth Kumar Sharma M. A.
Puneeth Kumar Sharma was born and raised in his birthplace Tirupathi city, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. He has studied Apasthamba Pourohithya at the S. V. Veda Sanskrit Patashala Keesaragutta from 2004 to 2009 and graduated with a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree in S.V.Vedic University 2009 to 2014. Puneeth Kumar Sharma is a Krishna Yajurveda Smartha Pandit and has recieved the title of ACHARYA from the S. V. Vedic Univerisity, Tirupathi. After his studies, he worked as a priest at Sri Kashi Vishweswara Swamy Vishalakshi and Sharada Devi Temple, Sri Sringeri Shakara Mutt, Tirupathi, Andra Pradesh from 2014 to 2019. Now, he got the Golden opportunity to join our temple and came to our temple on December 2019 as the fourth priest. He speaks fluently in Sanskrit, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, and English.
Cell # - 404-397-3993
Priest A.V.R. Pavan Kumar M.A.
Pavan Kumar was born and raised in his birthplace Motupalli village, Prakasam District, Andra Pradesh. He has studied Vaikanasa Aagama at the S.V. Veda Patasala. Dharmagiri, Tirumal from 2003 to 2011 and graduatied with a Masters Degree in S.V.Vedic University 2011 to 2013. Pavan Kumar is a Vaikanasa Aagama Jyothisha Vastu Sasthra Pandit. After his studies, he worked at Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Brindavanam Colony, Kavali, Nellore District. Now, he got the Golden opportunity to join our temple and came to our temple on May 2018 as the second priest. He speaks fluently in Sanskrit, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, English, and Kannada.
Cell # - 404-917-5683
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