Vacancies at Balaji Temple UK

job advert Hindu Saivaite Priest 13082017.pdfJob Title : Hindu Saivite Priest 


The Shri Venkateswara (Balaji) Temple is one of the largest temple for the deity Shri Venkateswara (Balaji) in Europe. Further information about the temple can be found on the temple website: wwww.venkateswara.org.uk

The successful candidate will be responsible for, and be expected to:

• To perform all Pooja (Prayers), Abishekam (bath to deities) and other ceremonies as per traditions of the Temple. 

• To ensure that the deities and the alters are clean and tidy at all times. This includes the polishing of the metal deities, disposal of all used flowers, arranging the deities’ clothing in the appropriate cupboards, washing of wet towels, etc immediately after the prayers, keeping tidy and arranging on a daily basis the cupboards used to store clothing, Pooja items, etc;  

• To liaise with the Temple Administrator and / or chairperson of the Religious Sub Committee and / or other designated representative of the employer.

• Direct all requests by devotees for special Pooja (prayers) Abishekam and Hawan to the Temple office. 

• To officiate in rituals conducted within the Temple e,g : weddings, religious ceremonies on request from the Temple Administrator and / or other designated representative of the employer and where invited by devotees, and with the agreement of the employer, in places outside the temple e.g House warming, anniversaries, wedding, etc.

• To carry out such other reasonable religious duties as many requested from time to time by the employer and conveyed by the Trustees / Chairperson of Religious subcommittee.   

• Explain and ensure devotee participation in rituals. 

• Adhere to temple rules, processes, procedures and policies.

The successful candidate will:

 

• Will carry out the duties of Hindu Saivite Priest as required by Balaji Temple and as specified in the terms and conditions of services ,

• To contribute to organisation growth through the quality service to ensure the spiritual needs of the devotees.

• To guide and direct his assistants, if any, to ensure that all activities are carried out at the scheduled time and sanctified manner. 

• Applicant should have Brahmin lineage of priesthood.

• Siva Agama Ratanam , Sivagama Baskara certificate, Veda Agama Certificate

• Recognised training, acceptable to the selection panel, in the Hindu Vedas and 
agamas to enable the carrying out of the priestly duties.

Application Closing date: 12.09.2017


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job advert Hindu Vaishnavaite Priest 13082017.pdfJob Title : Hindu Vaishnavite Priest 

 

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for, and be expected to:

  •  

• To perform all Pooja (Prayers), Abishekam (bath to deities) and other ceremonies as per traditions of the Temple. 

• To ensure that the deities and the alters are clean and tidy at all times. This includes the polishing of the metal deities, disposal of all used flowers, arranging the deities’ clothing in the appropriate cupboards, washing of wet towels, etc immediately after the prayers, keeping tidy and arranging on a daily basis the cupboards used to store clothing, Pooja items, etc;  

• To liaise with the Temple Administrator and / or chairperson of the Religious Sub Committee and / or other designated representative of the employer.

• Direct all requests by devotees for special Pooja (prayers) Abishekam and Hawan to the Temple office. 

• To officiate in rituals conducted within the Temple e,g : weddings, religious ceremonies on request from the Temple Administrator and / or other designated representative of the employer and where invited by devotees, and with the agreement of the employer, in places outside the temple e.g House warming, anniversaries, wedding, etc.

• To carry out such other reasonable religious duties as many requested from time to time by the employer and conveyed by the Trustees / Chairperson of Religious subcommittee.   

• Explain and ensure devotee participation in rituals. 

• Adhere to temple rules, processes, procedures and policies.

 

 

The successful candidate will:



• Will carry out the duties of Hindu Vaishnavaite Priest as required by Balaji Temple and as specified in the terms and conditions of services ,

• To contribute to organisation growth through the quality service to ensure the spiritual needs of the devotees.

• To guide and direct his assistants, if any, to ensure that all activities are carried out at the scheduled time and sanctified manner. 

• Vaikhanasa Agama Bhattaraca , Vaikhana pravesha, Vaikhana vara certificate 

• Recognised training, acceptable to the selection panel, in the Hindu Vedas and 
agamas to enable the carrying out of the priestly duties. 

• Able to conduct Poojas in both the Shaivite and Vaishnavite traditions.

• Be of exemplary character befitting the position of the Priest in a Hindu Temple and should be vegetarians, abstain from alcohol, tobacco..

• Siva Agama Ratanam , Sivagama Baskara certificate, Veda Agama Certificate

• Recognised training, acceptable to the selection panel, in the Hindu Vedas and 
agamas to enable the carrying out of the priestly duties. 

 


    • Application Closing date: 13.09.2017


      Vacancy Full Details - Click Here