Harrisburg Sai Seva Samithi is delighted to introduce you to our mandir’s new priest “Shri S.M.Keshava Shastry”. He has previously worked in Hindu Temple of Greater Springfield, Illinois for five years. He also served in various temples across India before moving to America.
Shri Keshava Shastry hails from Karnataka and belongs to a traditional priest family. He has obtained his education in “Krishna Yajurveda, Poorva Prayoga, Ritual Smartha and Vedic Studies”.
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.