About Priests

!!! Shri Puli Manikanta Sharma !!!

Harrisburg Sai Seva Samithi wholeheartedly welcomes Shri Manikanta Sharma garu to be a part of our family.

Shri Manikanta Sharma garu comes to us with rich experience, having previously served at the Sai Parivar Temple in North Brunswick, New Jersey, and various temples across India before moving to America.

Hailing from Telangana state and belonging to a traditional priest family, Shri Manikanta Sharma garu has received extensive education in SMARTHA & AGAMA shastra. His profound Vedic knowledge and expertise enable him to perform daily rituals and special poojas for our beloved Sai Baba, Vigneshwara, Dattatreya, Bala Tripura Sundari Sametha Chandramouleshwara Swamy, and Ram Parivaar.

He is also well-versed in various Hindu rituals and puja services for all occasions, including Chandi Homam, Sudarshan Homam, Gruhapravesham, Sathyanarayana Puja, Marriage ceremony, Shasti Poorti, Navagraha Shanti/Homam, Upanayanam, Namakaranam, Annaprasnam, Aksharaabhyasam, and other pujas.

Shri Manikanta Sharma garu is fluent in Telugu, English, and Hindi.