Vacancies at Balaji Temple UK

(Religious worker – Non-pastoral role) Hindu Saivite Priest

Largest Hindu Temple in United Kingdom is currently recruiting for a Hindu Vaishnavite Priest with below roles and responsibilities.
Role Objective:
  • 1.To contribute to organisation growth through the quality service to ensure the spiritual needs of the devotees.
  • 2.To guide and direct his assistants, if any, to ensure that all activities are carried out at the scheduled time and sanctified manner.
Responsibilities & Duties:
  • 1.To perform all Pooja (Prayers), Abishekam (bath to deities) and other ceremonies as per traditions of the Temple.
  • 2.To ensure that the deities and the alter 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;
  • 3.To liaise with the Temple Administrator and / or chairperson of the Religious Sub Committee and / or other designated representative of the employer.
  • 4.Direct all requests by devotees for special Pooja (prayers) , Abishekam and Howan to the Temple office.
  • 5.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.
  • 6.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.
  • 7.Explain and ensure devotee participation in rituals.
  • 8.Adhere to temple rules, processes, procedures and policies.

Application Closing date: April 7th 2017

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