Our Preacher

Sanatan Hindu Cultural Society

Dasarathi Badarinarayan

The responsibility for the day-to-day functioning of the temple rests in the capable hands of Dasarathi Badarinarayan. 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.

Dasarathi Badarinarayan has completed a specialized Vedic studies course in India and has more than 15 years of experience in Vedic practices. Dasarathi initially managed his own Temple in Bangalore and he has also worked in Devagiri Venkatesa Temple, a well-known and big temple in Bangalore and at Lakshmi Narasimhar temple in Toronto before taking up his current position.

While in Bangalore, he has performed Kumbabhisekams (temple consecration), Brahmotsavam, Samohika Kalyana and big religious pujas and yagams such as  Ashtalakshmi, Srisutha, Purushutha yagam, and Sudarshana yagam. He was one of the select few who were part of Aandal Kalyanotsavam at Puttaparthi Sai Baba Ashram in 2009.