Priest Gurukkal ji

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Sriman Naganathan Kumar (Gurukkal) Sivachariar
Naganathan Kumar (Gurukkal) Sivachariar, was born in Kalaiyar Kovil, Tamil Nadu, India, and was brought up in a long serving Hindu tradition. He studied at the Sri Karpagah Vinayaka Vedagama Vidyalayam located in Pilaiyarpatti, Tamil Nadu, India, under the guidance of his Guru Vikash Rathna Dr. Pichai Sivachariar. He specialized in Agora Pathathi Section of both Karana and Kamya Agamas; Vedas (Yajur Veda) and Sasthras.
 
Sri Gurukkal can speak Tamil, Sanskrit and basic English/Telugu/Malayalam. Sri Gurukkal has served in Sri Purna Chakara Vinayaka Temple, Mana Madurai, India, Sri Balasubramunaya Temple, Idaikattur, India, Sri Dharma Muneeswaran Temple, Singapore and Sri Murugan Temple, Maryland, USA. He has 18 years of work experience. For the past two years he was invited by the renowned Hawaii Hindu Monastery to conduct the Gurudeva Mahasamadhi homa and puja.
 
Kumar Gurukkal lives in Tulsa, OK with his wife Manimozhi, son Santhose and daughter Durga.
 
Sri Gurukkal performs:
•   Ganapathy Homam to Maha Kumbha Abishekam which include performing 64 different pujas (Chathus Sashti Samskaram).
•   Nithya Pujas which include 16 different pujas (Shodasa Upacharam).
•   Mahachandi Homams for Goddess
•   Sathya Narayana Vratha pujas.
•   Excellent alankarams for all deities.
•   Conducts weddings, Vidyarambham, Namakaranam, Upanayanam
• Provides astrological time in conjunction with Hindu Calendar for house warming, marriage, establishing new corporations, business transactions and for  any  Hindu religious occasions.
Sri Kumar Gurukkal is inspired by the great Saiva Saint Sundarar. He says “It is my duty to preserve the Saiva Samayam and reawaken perceptions of its beauty within Hindu youth.”

Priest Dinesh Kumar Pancholi ji

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Pandit Dinesh Kumar Pancholi
Shastri Dineshkumar Pancholi was born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Shastri Dineshkumar can speak Gujarati, Hindi, Sanskrit & English.

Shastri Dineshkumar studied at "SOLA BHAGWAT VIDYAPITH, AHMEDABAD,GUJ, INDIA" He obtained a "Certificate of ShikshaShashtri" (Bachelor of Education) in 1990, the degree of "Shashtri" (Bachelor of Arts ) in 1989 and he has also obtained a degree in “Karmakandvisharad" in 2004. In addition to these, Mr. Pancholi has obtained an "Acharya" Degree (Master of Education). This education evinces the fact that Mr. Pancholi is very learned with the appropriate education related to Hindu spirituality that our temple requires.

In addition to his educational qualifications, Shastri Dineshkumar also has had much progressive experience in performing Hindu rituals and ceremonies including, but not limited to Dharmik Vidhi, Gruhpravesh-Vastu Pooja, Satyanaraya Pooja, Nakshatra Shanti, Grah dosh Shanti, Kalsarpdosh Shanti, Durga havan, Chandipath, Vishnu Yagna, Rudra Yagna, Kumbhavivah, Arkavivah, Murti Pratishta, Marriage ceremonies, Death ceremonies and others. Additional details of Mr. Pancholi’s experience follow:

* September 2007 until August 2008 – Mr. Pancholi worked as a Hindu Priest at the “Hindu Society Of Central Florida”, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry, FL, 32707, USA

* September 2008 until February 2012 – Mr. Pancholi was a self-employed Hindu Priest and performed Yagna, Pratistha, Hindu Marriage Ceremonies etc in Ahmedabad, (Gujarat, India)

* March 2012 to May 2016 – Mr. Pancholi has worked as Head Priest at “Maa Durga Sri Sai Baba Temple”, 11414 S Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando,Fl‐32836 USA.