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Priest Services

Priest Services - Inside and Outside Temple Services

Services Offered: All the Hindu ritual services are performed by the Temple Priests, Shri Sai Kiran Ji, Shri Pavan Ji and Shri Manohara Ji, in the temple and at devotees' homes.

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About our Temple Priests

Shri Gunturu Bala Venkat Pavan (Pavan Ji) has 15 Years experience in Archakatvam, Nityaarchana, Tiruvaradhana, Tirukalaynothsavam, Mahanyasapoorvaka, Ekadasa RudraAbhishekam, Rudrahomam, Ganapathihomam, Chandihomam, Pashupatha Homam, Pumsavanam, Seemantham, Jatakarma, Namakarma, Annaprasana, Chowlam, Upanayanam, Vivaham, Shastipurthi, Pancha Upanishathulu, Sarvadevatha Homa Prakriya, Sarva Devatha Kalyanam,Brahmotsavam, Divya prabandham, Gruhapravesam, Sathyanarayana And Sarva Devatha Vrathalu, Udagasanthi, Sankusthapam and Special Decorations for Mula Virat's and Utsava Murthulu. He holds certifications in 'Atharvana Vedam', and 'Smartam Panchadashakarmalu' by Vedic Foundation. He is accredited with 'Pravesa Pancharatra Agamam' by Endowment Department and endorsed with 'Smartam-Pancha Dashakarmalu' from Ekadasi Swasthi Sanghamu
Shri Manohara Chandrasheker Sonnaganahally (Manohara Ji) joined as Priest at New England Shirdi Sai Parivar in October 2019. He has rich experience in all pujas and Shodasha karmas like Namakaranam, Annaprasana, Wedding, Thread Ceremonies, Shanti Puja, Homam, Satyanarayana Vratam, Grihapravesham, Vaastu Puja, Kalasarpa Shanti Pujas et. Hei participated in Koti Lakshmi, Shata Chandi, Sahasra Chandi, Koti Rudra, Ati Rudra, Maharudra Yagnas in India. He also has expertise in Maha Lingarchana, Sahasra Lingarchana, Mahanyasa Purvaka Rudrabhishekam. He is an expert in doing alankarams to all Deities. He has completed Rigveda & Yajurveda Moolam also well Knowledged in Asvalayana & Shaivaagama. He is Sanskrit Scholar and has arious level Certifications in Sanskrit Exams conducted by Sanskrit University. His native language is Kannada, but he is also fluent in Sanskrit, English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil.
Siva Rama Sai Kiran Duddu (Sai Kiran Ji) has trained at Sri Kamakshi Sri Vidya Peetham and Gayathri Smartha Veda Patasala and has 17 years of experience as a priest in various temples in India and in USA. He has conducted numerous Vishesha Poojas like Rudrabhishekham, Rudra Parayanam, Vasantha Navaratri Utsavam, Dhakshinamoorti pasupatham, Lakshmi ganapathi pasupatham, Mahalakshmi pasupatham, Panchayatana Pooja (ambikam, aditya, ghanadhipa, sudharshana, baana).
He is well versed in performing Chandi Homam, Navagraha Homam, Vastu Homam, Rudra Homam and Maha Poojas like Ashta digbandhana Shankusthapana, Maha lakshmi samputitha sreesukta sahitha Lalitha sahasranama pooja.

Inside Temple Services: The uniqueness of our Sai temple

Uniqueness of our Sai temple: There will be NO fees for the following services done in the temple:

Sai Vrat Katha Stories

Sai Vrat Katha Stories Book


Devotees can walk in for darshan on Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri - 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM, Thursday - 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM, Saturday & Sunday 8:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Satyanarayana Vrat Kata
COVID Guidelines

In order to prevent person to person spread of COVID-19 and for the safety of devotees, priest and volunteers and to be compliant with State of Massachusetts guidelines. Your co operation, understanding and support are highly appreciated to follow these policies.

Devotees must wear masks. No devotees will be allowed into the temple without mask without any exceptions.


Donate generously towards the construction and operation of the Shirdi Sai Temple. All the donations are eligible for tax deductions. If you like to donate using check, please send checks to the following address payable to "NESSP". Please email finance@nessp.org for any questions.