Priests

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Sri. Satish Kumar Nivarthi (Shastri Ji) 

Pandit Satish Kumar Nivarthi (Shastri Ji) is a native of Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh and lived in Bengaluru for the many years. He has completed Ashithidhvayam in Krishna Yajur Veda from Vedic school in Palaghat, Kerala as well as Smartham and Shaivagama Pravara. He brings vast experience of working both in Indian temples and as an independent priest for the past many years. He speaks Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam and can converse in Hindi and English. 

Shastri Ji’s is married to  Tejaswini. She moved to Utah in Dec 2018  with their two children including a new born daughter who is 3 months old.  

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Sri. Adarsh Ganeshan 

He has completed Krishna Yajurveda Kramanthan in Shankar Vidhya Trust under Sri Shankar Subramanian Kanabadikal.  He as worked in different temples in Maryland, North Carolina and California.

Ganesan ji is married and waiting for his wife to join him from India soon.

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Sri. Balaji

Sri Balaji is a native of Chennai, Tamil Nadu with over 10 years of experience as Temple Cook. He was a Pachaka at Sri Maha Vallabha Ganapati Temple at Flushing, New York prior to joining our Temple. Sri Balaji was a Temple cook at various Temple and Countries including two years at Sri Venkateshwara (Balaji) Temple, Burmingham, UK and Jeeyar Matt. He started his career in Temple cooking as pachaka for "Pedda Jeeyar Swamy" at Tirumala Tirupati jeeyar Matt for 6 years. He  speaks Tamil and English. Balaji is married, and has a daughter who live in India.