Our Priests

Our Priests

Name
Deevaspati Nevanagadde Bhat
Phone
309-863-7823
Email
divibhat@gmail.com
Languages
Telugu, Kannada, Tamizh, Samskritham, Konkani, Hindi & English
Educational Qualifications
Pre University Certificate in English Medium
B.A. in Samskritham, Karnataka Sanskrit University, India
Professional Education
Krishna Yajurveda Kramaantham
(Sri Ramanashramam, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu)
Experience
8 Samskritha Sambhashana Shibiram
2 Years Part time Vedic Teacher
3 Years Chief Priest in Ramanashramam, Tiruvannamalai, India
Since 2015 December – Priest at Hindu Temple of Bloomington Normal
Religious (Liturgical) Services Performed at the Temple (not an all inclusive list)

Vinayaka Chathurthi Pooja, Naaga Panchami Pooja, Skandha Shashthi Pooja, Ratha Sapthami Pooja, Krishnashthami Pooja, Rama Navami Pooja, Vijaya Dashami Pooja, Navarathri Pooja, Bali Padyami Pooja, Akshaya Thrutheeya Pooja, Sankranthi Pooja, Bhogi, Pongal, Maattu Pongal, Deepavali with Naraka Chathurdashi Pooja, Guru Poornima Pooja, Paksha Pradosham Pooja, Masa Shivarathri Pooja, Go Pooja, Nandi – Kamadhenu Pooja, Masappirappu Pooja,  Bramhana samaaraadhanai, Dhanurmasa Pooja, Varshappirappu Pooja, Nataraja Pooja (Ardra Darshanam), Maha Shivaraathri Pooja (chathuhkaalam), Vaikuntha Ekadashi Special Pooja and many other Poojas.
Services Performed for Devotees
Mahanyasam with Rudrabhishekam and Homam, Ganapathi Homam, Navagruha Homam, Purusha Sooktha Homam, Santhana Gopalakrishna Homam, Nakshathra Homam, Avahanthi Homam, Atharvasheersha Homam, Sathya Ganapathi Katha, Medha Dakshinamoorthi Homam,  Swayamvara Parvathi Homam, Subramhanya Homam, Lalitha Homam, Vishnu Preethi Homam, Maha Chandi Homam, Maha Mruthyanjaya Japam and Homam, Shreechakra Pooja, Bhoo Varaha Homam, Thrikala Homam, Vasthu Homam, All Types of Gayathri Japam and Homam, Shree Raama Tharaka Japam and Homam, Adithya Hrudaya Japam and Homam, Saraswathi Homam, Hrudroga Hara Shanthi, Raja Mathangee Homam, Bala Saraswathi Homam, Dharana Saraswathi Homam, Vidya Ganapathi Homam, Vagdevee Saraswathi Homam, Ikyamathya Homam, Vidya Dharinee Homam, Karthya veeryarjuna Japam and Homam, Sampath Vruddhikara Lakshmi Homam, and many other Homams.Aksharabhyasam, Amavasya Tarpanam, Annaprashnam, Ayusha Homam, Bhoomi Pooja, Gruha Pravesham with Homam and or Vratham, Kalyana Utsavam, Mundan, Namakaranam, Nischithartham (Engagement), Punyaha Vaachanam, Satyanarayana Pooja, Seemantham, Shashti Purthi (60th, 80th birthdays), Shraadham, Upanayanam, Vaahana Pooja, Vaasthu, Pooja, Wedding

Name
Pavan Kumar Garimella
Phone
309-825-8438
Email
gnmpavan@gmail.com
Languages
Samskritham, Telugu, Tamizh, Kannada, English & some Hindi
Educational Qualifications
Attended CBM High School, Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
M.A. in Samskritham, Karnataka Sanskrit University, India
Professional Education
Krishna Yajurveda Ghanantham
Pancharatra Agama Prakriya/Smartha Pooja Vidhanam
Sakriya Samskritha Karyakartha for the last 8 years
Experience
Vedic Teacher in Srirangam – 3 years
Priest at Shri Lakshmi Nrusimha Temple in Srirangam – 5 years
Services Performed
Mahanyasam with Rudrabhishekam and Homam, Ganapathi Homam, Gruha Pravesham, Navagruha Homam, Purusha Sooktha Homam, Santhana Gopalakrishna Homam, Nakshathra Homam, Avahanthi Homam, Atharvasheersha Homam, Sathya Narayana Katha, Sathya Ganapathi Kathe, Medha Dakshinamoorthi Homam, Ayushya Homam, Swayamvara Parvathi Homam, Subramhanya Homam, Lalitha Homam, Vishnu Preethi Homam, Maha Chandi Homam, Maha Mruthyanjaya Japam and Homam, Shreechakra Pooja, Bhoo Varaha Homam, Thrikala Homam, Vasthu Homam, All Types of Gayathri Japam and Homam, Shree Raama Tharaka Japam and Homam, Adithya Hrudaya Japam and Homam, Saraswathi Homam, Hrudroga Hara Shanthi, Raja Mathangee Homam, Bala Saraswathi Homam, Dharana Saraswathi Homam, Vidya Ganapathi Homam, Vagdevee Saraswathi Homam, Ikyamathya Homam, Vidya Dharinee Homam, Karthya veeryarjuna Japam and Homam, Sampath Vruddhikara Lakshmi Homam, and many other Homams.

Please call the temple at 309.662.3999 or one of the priests to schedule the Pooja Service.