Our Priests

Brahmasri Kiran Kumar

Email: priest2@svbfnorth.org
Brahmasri Kiran Kumar completed his vedic education at Sadvidya Sanjeevini Patashala, Sringeri and at Adi Shankara Janmabhoomi-Kshetram of KALADI. Kiran ji completed Rigveda moolam and Sahitya in Sringeri and passed all the exams and got the certificate from Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada Peetham.
Brahmasri Kiran Kumar is experienced in Rig Veda & Yajur Veda poorva apara prayogam like upanayana, weddings, various Homa ( Havanas including Chandi) and other Rituals.
Kiran ji joined SVBF North in August 2019. Before that he served as a priest at Sringeri Sharada Peetham for 8 years in Sringeri.
Kiran Kumar ji is fluent in English, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and Sanskrit.

Brahmasri Sivamurthy Jois

Brahmasri Shivamurthy Jois completed his vedic education including Rigveda moolam and sahitya at Sadvidya Sanjeevini MahaPatashala, Sringeri. Shivamurthy ji passed all the exams and got the certificate from Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada Peetham.
Shivamurthy ji completed his bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Sanskrit education from RG Viswa Vidyalaya, Sringeri and Master of Arts (M.A.) in Sanskrit from Karnataka Open University, Mysore.
Brahmasri Shivamurthy Jois is a certified Jyotisha Vidwath (Jyotisha Shastram from SMSP Sanskrit College, Udupi, Karnataka) and passed exams from Karnataka Examination board.
Sri Shivamurthy Jois is experienced in Rig Veda & Yajur Veda poorva apara prayogam like upanayana, weddings, various Homa ( Havanas including Chandi) and other Rituals.
Before joining SVBF North, Shivamurthy ji has served multiple temples for over 21 years including Bridgewater Temple (NJ); Hindu Temple,Lancaster (CA) and Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, Bangalore (India).
Brahmasri Shivamurthy Jois is fluent in English, Kannada, Hindi and Sanskrit.

Brahmasri Suryaprakash Sharma

Brahmasri Suryaprakash Sharma completed his vedic education at SadhVidya Sanjeevini Samskrutha Maha Patashala, Sringeri
Sri Suryaprakash completed Krishna Yajurveda Moolantha under his Guru Sri Raghavendra Sharma
He did his Samskrutha sahithya Adhayanam at Sringeri under his Guru sri Mahamahoupadyaya Mahabaleswara Bhat
He has served at Sringeri Mutt for the last two years as Archaka and is well versed in conducting Homas and Poojas

Shivananda Korana Kudige Narasimhaiah

He has worked as a religious cook (Paricharaka) in various temples in Karnataka. He is 44 years old and can speak Kannada, Tamil. He can prepare various types of special offerings to the God and Goddess as required by the scriptures. This requires special training and rigorous practices to prepare the food for the Gods