Our Preacher

Sanatan Hindu Cultural Society

Raghuram Ronur

The responsibility for the day-to-day functioning of the facility rests in the capable hands of Raghuram Ronur. He provides advice and direction on religious edicts and traditional and cultural practices that are pursued by the facility. He also performs the regular and special sevas organized at and by the facility.

Raghuram Ronur is specialised in the Pancharatra Agama Tradition, and is certified by the Government of Karnataka, India and has more than 25 years of experience in Vedic practices. He is well-versed in the Sri Vaishnava tradition and carries a wealth of experience in performing religious poojas and ceremonies.

Pt. Raghuram has served as a Chief Priest in Varaprada Sri Venkateswara Temple in Bangalore, India from 1997 until 2019.

He has worked extensively in North America, initially with Sri Venkateswara Temple, the renowned temple in Pittsburgh, USA for a six-month period in 2008 and a second one-year term in 2011-2012 and later, as a priest at Shri Siddhi Vinayaka Cultural Center, Sacramento for 18 months in 2017-2018.

He was actively involved in Sri Venkateswara Kalyanam, the annual Brahmotsavam, Vasanthotsavam and Pavithrotsavam during his tenure at the temple in Pittsburgh.

Pt. Raghuram can be reached at the Temple telephone number – 587 351 7427 during Temple hours.