Sri Sai Krishna
Languages: English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu
Sri Sai Krishna has completed an eight-year course in Saivagama Pratistantham at Sri Venkateshwara Veda Patashala, Dharmagiri, Tirumala run by the Tirumala-Tirupathi Devasthanam (TTD) in first class in 2005 and received the title “Saivagama Bhattaraka”.
Experience: After completion of his studies, Sri Sai Krishna served as a teacher in TTD’s Veda Patashala in Tirupathi for a year. He then moved to USA and served as Saiva priest in Aurora Balaji Temple, IL from 2006-2014. Subsequent, he was the Saiva Priest in the Hindu Temple of Greater Fort Worth, TX from 2015 -2016. During these periods, he participated in Prastishtas and Kumbhabhishekams of Temples in Chicago, Memphis and Jackson, MS. He joined our Temple in mid-2016.
As a learned Saiva Priest, he has been diligently conducting various Pujas and ceremonies including Kaaranagamam, Mahanyasa Rudrabhishekams , Satyanarayana Swami Vratas. Pujas for various Dosha Nivarana, Marriages, Homams, Kalyanotsavams, Devi Navaratrulu and Navagraha Pujas. He has also performed many Yagams such as Rudra Yagam, Ganapathi Yagam, Durga Yagam, Shanmukha Yagam, etc. He is well versed in Vastu Sastra and Jyothishyam.