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Pandit Vidyashankar Pandit Damodara Bhattar
Pandit Nagabhat Vidyashankar
Phone: (402) 493-1793    Email
Pandit VidyaShankar obtained his Rig & Yajur Veda education at Chidambara Ashrama and Magadi Karnikara Vaidika Dharma Patasala in Karnataka, India. He participated in such programs as Koti Gayatri Yagna in Bangalore and Vishwashanti Maha Yagna in New Delhi. He learnt Pourohitya, Agama Shastra & Panchadasa Samskaras in Bangalore between 1986 - 1989. He worked as an Agama Pundit at the Ganapati Temple, Nashville, Tennessese from 1993 - 2003. He has participated in Kumbhabhishekams and Varshikotsavams at Hindu temples in Atlanta, Dallas, Livermore, Bakersville, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Louisville, Huntsville and Birmingham.
Languages Spoken:
English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Sanskrit

Pandit Damodara Bhattar
Phone: (302) 521-9987    Email
Pandit Damodara Bhattar comes from a traditional priest family, who are serving from generation to generation. His father is a priest in SLN TEMPLE, OH (Youngstown) since 1993. Bhattar has worked in Venkateswara Temple, Pittsburgh for 6 months, and he was a part of Koti Kumkumarchana in DE Sri Mahalakshmi TEMPLE in2003.Bhattar was part of SLN temple Jeernodhara , PUNAR PRANAPRATHISTA and kumbabishekam in OH 2007 and UTSAVAMURTHY PRANAPRATHISTA IN 2008. He was a part of PRANAPRATHISTA of lord Radha Krishna & Maha Lakshmi of Woodland, TX IN 2012. Pandit Bhattar obtained his Rig & Yajur Veda,Kavya & Tharka, education at PURNA PRAGNA VIDYA PEETA bangalore.He studied ,PANCHARATHRA AGAMA prayogam from his Father.Pandit Bhattar performs all ritual like, pranaprathista,Udakashanthi and all Temple services ,Marriage ceremony ,Grahapravesham ,Sathyanarayana Puja ,Aushya Homam ,Navagraha Shanti/Homam ,Upanayanam,Dhanalakshmipuja and all other pujas.....
Languages Spoken:
English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu

K.Chandrasekhar K.Chandrasekhar

Pandit Laxmikanth Ji ( A.K)
Phone: (678) 579-2869
Pandit Laxmikanth Ji serves as a priest in our Temple. Prior to joining the Hindu Temple, Pandit Laxmikanth Ji was working as a senior priest in Shirdi Sai Temple of Atlanta, GA. He also worked as various temples in India before moving to the USA. Pandit Laxmikanth ji hails from Karnataka; he comes from a traditional priest’s family. He has obtained his education in Rigved Kramanth & Sanskrit Sahitya, Pancharatra Agama & Shiva Agama Prayogam, Yajur Veda Panchadasha Samskara & Vaidika Jyotishya Shastra ( Astrology) in Karnataka Between 1996-2007. Pandit Laxmikanth-ji is well-versed with Hindu Rituals and Puja services such as Shodash Samskara, Pranaprathistha, Chandi Path & Homam, Sudarshana Homam, Udakashanthi, Marriage ceremony, Grihapravesham, Sathyanarayana Puja, Shasti purti, Navagraha Shanti/Homam, Upanayanam, Laxmikubera Puja, All Vrath’s  and other pujas. He does both South-North pujas with their tradition. He has participated in Koti Kumkumarchana, Sanketik Ashvamedh Yagam, Ati Rudram, Sahasrachandi Yagam, Maharudram, Sri Chakra Mahameru Yagam, SriRam Tarak Yagam, Sri Ramayana Path and Koti Rudra Yagam.

Languages Spoken:
Fluent in Kannada, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu, English, Sanskrit and Konkani. He is also learning Tamil & Gujarathi.

K. Chandrasekaran
Phone: (402) 812-5654   Email
He started his career as Sthapati with V. Ganapathi Sthapathi and Associates. He worked as Sudai Shilpi in the renovation of more than 50 temples around Tamil Nadu under the direction of Sri. Venugopalaswamy Kainkaram Trusy and Indian Cultural & Heritage Trust, Chennai, India. He has worked in the construction and maintenance of several temples in India and abroad for over 20 years. He has won several titles and certificates of honor and excellence for services rendered in this traditional field. He currently handles all the facility maintenance and administration activities at the hindu temple.
Languages Spoken:
English, Tamil, and Telugu

Temple Timings

  • Weekdays09:00 AM - 12:30 PM and 5:30 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Weekends08:30 AM - 02:00 PM and 04:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Hindu Temple Limited, 13010 Arbor Street, Omaha, NE 68144.

Phone: (402) 697-8546

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