Shri Gowtham Sharma
Gowtham Sharma is a Dwivedi and has mastered both Yajur veda and Atharvana Veda.He has 10.5 years of formal veda patasala learning of Yajur Veda and 2 years of Atharvana Veda. After completing his education, he worked as a priest in temples at Bangalore and Mumbai for 6 years. Prior to coming to our temple, he was a priest at Sri Ganesha Temple, Nashville, TN for 3 years. He has considerable experience in performing both poorva prayoga and Apara ( last rites) karyaas and is well versed with North Indian rituals as well.
He can recite by heart most of Yajur Veda with Akshara Shuddham and Swara Shuddham. He is very well versed with Panchayathana Pooja, Mahanyasa, Navagraha Pooja, Sankasti Pooja, Pradosha Pooja, Sathyanarayana Pooja, Vaasthu Pooja, Udakhashanthi, Sapthashathi Parayana (Chandi), Punyaha, Navagraha Homam, Gana Homam, Chandi Homam, Gruhapravesha, Rudra Kramarchana, Veda Parayana, Veda Teaching and many kinds of Shantis. Gowtham is from Sagar(havyaka), Karnataka . He speaks Kannada, Hindi, English, Sanskrit fluently and Tamil, Telugu very well and lives with his wife Vanishree.