Dr. Sri Vasudeva Sharma   

Dr. Vasudeva Sharma joined our temple as a priest in January 2009. Before coming to Seattle, Dr. Vasudeva Sharma worked in Greater Springfield, Illinois for 1.5 years. He is a Shaivagama priest from Guntur, Andhra Pradesh which is located on the South side of India. He has 15 years of experience. He is a disciple of Sri Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Jayendra Saraswathi Swami. Shri Vasudeva Sharma is of Yajurveda Sampradaya. He is well versed in SMARTHA Sampradaya and conducts all types of Purva and Apara ceremonies. He has a Doctorate Degree in Astrology.
Languages Fluent in: Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and English

   Pt. Sri Digamber Upreti   

Pandit Digamber Upretiji hails from North India and graduated as Shastri from Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidhyapith, New Delhi. He is married and has two children. He has also worked as a senior priest in Hindu Temple of Ottawa, Canada for 4 1/2 years. He has also worked as a priest in Delhi for 4 years. He speaks Hindi, Punjabi, English and Sanskrit.
Pandit Upretiji can perform all kinds of puja, like Grahapravesham, Satyanarayana Puja, Shanti havan, Shanti Path, Ayushya havan, Solah Samskar like Namakarana, Annaprashana, Weddings, etc., he also gives astrological consultations, prepare janma patri, etc. Languages Fluent in: Hindi, Punjabi and English

  Pt. Sri Vidya Sagar, Deevi   

Pt. Vidya Sagar Deevi joined our temple in September 2015. Earlier he worked as a priest at Shri Venkateswara Swamy (Balaji) Temple, Birmingham, UK ( May 2010 to June 2014). And at Shri Venkateswara Swamy (Balaji) Temple, Lagos city, Nigeria (Sept 2014 to June 2015). He follows Vaikhanasa Aagama tradition and is from Panjagutta, Hyderabad, India. His qualifications include “Vaikhana Aagama Bhattaraka”, a graduation course from Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Dharmagiri, Tirumala and certification course from Sanskrit Prachara Sabha, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh on Parichaya & Abhigna. He can perform all Hindu rituals (Astadasha Samskara’s), as per Vaikhanasa Aagama Kalpasutra traditions which include Homams/ Havans, Ceremonies. He is married and blessed with two daughters.
Languages Fluent in: Telugu, English, Hindi, Tamil and speaks a little kannada as well.

  Pt. Sri K. Siva Karthick Sivam   

Pt. K.Siva Karthick Sivam joined HTCC in March 2017. He hails from Madurai, India. Trained in Saivagama under his Guru Sivasri.A.S.Sundaramurthy Sivam from Veda Agama Samskrutha Maha Patashala, Bengaluru, Karnataka. He was awarded the title "SAIVAGAMA VIDYANIDHI". He is trained in most of the poorva prayogas. In addition, he has successfully completed Samskrutha bharathi trust Pravesha, Parichaya, Siksha, kovidha and Bhasha Pravesha Exams from Govt of Karnataka, and has been awarded the title "SAIVAGAMA PRAVARA" and also completed Govt of Tamilnadu Temple Rituals & Mahotsava Exams. He is a Ganapathi Thalam Specialist. He can perform Ganapathi, Subramanya, Rudra, Chandi, Durga, Sudharsana Homas, etc.,
Languages Fluent in: Tamil, English, Kannada, Sanskrit and little Hindi as well.

  Pt. Sri Venkata Sridhar Parasaram   

Pt. Venkata Sridhar Parasaram joined HTCC in May 2017. He hails from Hyderabad, India. He completed “Vaikhana Aagama Bhattaraka” graduation course from Sri Venkateswara Vykhanasa Aagama Patasala, Dwaraka, Tirumala during 2006-2012 in first division. He has also completed certification in “Vaikhana Aagama –Archaka Pravesa Vara” from A.P. Endowments Department. Pt. Venkata Sridhar Parasaram can perform rituals (Astadasa samskara’s), like naama karana, anna prasana, upanayana, vivaha and seemantha etc., as per Vaikhanasa Aagama Kalpsutra. He has participated in annual events at Dwaraka Tirumala. Has performed Sri Sudershana and Sri Lakshmi Narayana Homams.
Languages Fluent in: Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and English.