Acharya, Shri Lokesh Kumar Pandey
Languages: Gujarati, English, Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit
Shri Lokesh bhai started learning Hindu religious rituals and Karmakand Practice at a very young age, in a Gujarati dominated society in Mumbai, along with completion of Education degree of Shashtri /Acharya (in Sanskrit) in 2007 from a Sanskrit college, Sanyash Ashram, vele Parle Mumbai (in temple campus ) affiliated to Sampoornanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi.
Shri Lokesh bhai has been practicing karmakand since 1998, from early days along with his studies, and has gained tremendous real life practical experience conducting almost all kinds of various Pujas with authentic vedic ritual and practices.
Shri Lokesh bhai also has a profound interest and hence possesses very deep knowledge of Astrology as well.
Before Joining DFW hindu temple in 2019, Shri Lokesh Bhai had been invited to many temples and has served as priest in temples across india including Badrika Ashram in Chanod Gujarat and Sanyas Ashram in Mumbai , and at Tulsi mandir in Mauritius , Ram mandir in UK, and South Florida Hindu Temple in Florida Usa.
Shri Lokesh bhai is also a very good singer and likes to sing bhajan, kirtan and garba during which he can also play harmonium and dholak.