Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Of DFW

Priest Service Request

Priest Services are available for devotees to perform certain ceremonies and pujas at the temple or at their home/remote location. If you want to avail priest services, please complete the “Priest Request Form”and submit your request. Your request will be reviewed in a timely manner on a first come first basis and if approved, you will receive notification via email.

Priest Services at the Temple (2699 W. Plano Pkwy, Plano, TX 75075)

The following priest services are available at the temple. Puja services are offered only during temple opening hours. They are not performed during Aarthi timings and temple events. Check temple website www.shirdisaidallas.org for temple opening hours and temple event schedule. As indicated, please complete the “Priest Request Form” to schedule your event in the temple. Please select “Puja in the Temple” option while filling the form. 

  1. Archana
  2. Abhishekam
  3. Aksharabhyasam
  4. Annaprasana
  5. Namakarana
  6. Baba Pada Puja
  7. Punyavachanam
  8. Sai Vratha Puja
  9. Sri Sathyanarayana Vratha Puja
  10. Vahaana (Car/Vehicle) Puja
  11. Wedding/Vivaham
  12. Sasthiabthapurthi/Sadabhishekam
  13. Upanayanam (Thread Ceremony)
  14. Seemantham

Priest Services at Home/Remote Location (Within 50 miles from the temple)

The following priest services are available at your home or remote location. A “Priest Request Form” must be completed to initiate your request. Please select “Puja outside the temple (Home or Office)” option while filling the form. Upon submission, your request will be reviewed on a first come first basis and upon approval, you will receive a confirmation with the assigned priest for your puja/ceremony. Currently, we are offering priest services to locations within 50 miles from the temple in Plano, Texas. The host is responsible to make all necessary arrangements including puja supplies and materials. 

  1. Aksharabhyasam
  2. Annaprasana
  3. Namakarana
  4. Sai Baba Pada Puja
  5. Punyavachanam
  6. Bhumi Puja
  7. Gruhaprevesam
  8. Gruhaprevesam and Sathyanarayana Vratha Puja
  9. Half Saree/Dhoti Ceremony
  10. Seemantham
  11. Homes (Navagraha/Ganapathi/Ayush/Mrityunjaya)
  12. Rudrabhishekam
  13. Sathyanarayana Vratha Puja
  14. Sai Satya Vratha Puja
  15. Shastipurthi (60th Birthday)/Sadabhishekam (80th Birthday)
  16. Upanayamnam (Thread Ceremony)
  17. Varalakshmi Vratha/Vinayaka Chaturthi Puja
  18. Wedding/Vivaham/Engagement Ceremony

Meet Our Priests

Priest Sri. Girish Raghupathi Hebbar

Veda brahma Sri Girish Hebbar was born in puttur Karnataka,Hails from Bangalore, Karnataka India. He is from a Sringeri Divan Hebbar priest family and is in divine service from childhood, He learned THANTHRA SAARA AGAMA from porna prajna Vidhyapeeta Gurukulam a unit of pejawara muttam UDUPI, and did his RIG VEDA MANGALAM at poorna prajna Vidhyapeetam, And He got trained in Tanthra sara agama under the esteemed guidance of Pejawara vishwesha theertha swamiji Udupi 

Girish ji severed as a priest Botswana Balaji temple in Africa for over ten years and five years in Maha Ganapathi temple thilak nagar Bangalore before joining the Sri shiridi sai temple of DFW in February 2019,Girish ji has 20 years of experience in priest duties and well experienced in doing all types of vedic rituals like, muhurthas, gruhapravesham, marriages, Havan, vrathas, kalyana utsavam etc.

Known languages: Telugu, Kannada, Tulu, Tamil and English

Priest Sri. Rushikesh Gopalswamy

Shri Rishikesh Gopalaswamy was born in the village of Srinivaspur, Kollar district in Karnataka, India. He completed his high school education in Bangalore  and did his undergraduate studies at Bhargavarama Veda Patasala in ChikMagalur  At Veda patashala he got trained in Pancharatra Agama under the esteemed guidance of Sri Savyasachi Swamiji. 

Rishikesh ji served as a priest for the Abhaya Anjaneya swamy Temple in Anekal, India for over thirteen years before joining the Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in DFW in March 2020 Rishikesh ji has very good knowledge of astrology and is conversant in several languages.

Known Languages: Sanskrit, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and English. 

Priest Sri. Rammohan Venkata Peremboduru

Brahma Sri SPV RAMMOHAN ACHARYA born in Vishakhapatnam, Hails from Hyderabad, Telangana India. He is from a Priest family and is in Devine services since childhood. He learned “PANCHARATRA AGAMA” from Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam and did his Master Degree in Sanskrit .He has experience in taking Spoken Sanskrit classes and Bhagavatgita  

Acharya ji is has 20 years of experience in priest duties and well experienced in doing all types of Vedic Rituals like, Muhurtams, gruhapravesham, marriages Havans etc..He is also well versed in vedic astrology.

Known Languages: English, Sanskrit, Telugu & Hindi

Please click on the puja name below for Puja Samagri/Supply List

Instructions/Guidelines

  • Please fill out all the requested information in the form and submit via priestservices@shirdisaidallas.org Upon confirmation of the availability payment should be made in FULL within 24 hrs to secure the reservation failing which it would be passed onto the next requestor.
  • The fee for puja services must be paid in full at the time of reservation. All payments must be made using the donations link page on the temple website. shirdisaidallas.org/donations and proof of payment need to be sent to priestservices@shirdisaidallas.org.
  • Please write “#Event #Requestor Name #Date” in the memo section for tax receipt purposes. All cash payments should be in an envelope with “#Event #Requestor Name #Date” written on top. This will also help us to track the payments made for the event and any applicable refunds can be executed.
  • Reservations canceled before 7 days left until the event, the amount paid will be refunded. For the Reservations canceled within 7 days left for the event, the amount paid will not be refunded. However, a special request can be made for consideration and upon approval the amount paid can be used for a future use within 30 days of the reservation date.
  • Priest dakshina/Sambhavana (appreciation) is NOT included in the fee paid to the temple. It should be given directly to the priest upon conclusion of the event.
  • Temple will assign the priest based on the schedule and availability.
  • The Requestor/host is responsible to make all necessary arrangements needed for the puja including puja samagri or supplies. Please click on the puja/religious service name in the table given below for details.
  • Temple is currently unable to send our priests to locations that are farther than 50 miles given the logistics issues. However, a request for special consideration may be made and it will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Approval is not guaranteed.
  • In the event the Temple is unable to send our priest for a reservation paid in full, the Requestor/host will be given an option to either reschedule the event free of charge within the next 45 days or get the full refund.
  • Please exercise due diligence while event times are requested and ensure the timings are strictly adhered to. Please make all necessary arrangements ahead of time so the puja/event can start and end on time. Our priests may have other commitments following your event so your cooperation is greatly appreciated. Additional charges will apply if the puja duration exceeds and if the priest is able to accommodate.
  • If your puja/event is NOT listed on the form, a special request can be made for consideration. The board will review all such requests on a case-by-case basis. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for such response and approval is not guaranteed. Temple reserves the right to refuse any priest services at any time.
  • All payments must be made in advance using options given below. Please visit our temple donations page on the website – shirdisaidallas.org/donations

Puja or Religious Service – Click below on Puja name for list of supplies

 

Aksharabhyasam

Annaprasana

Baba Pada Puja

Bhumi/Bhoomi Puja

Dhoti Ceremony

Engagement Ceremony

Gruhapravesam (House Warming)

Half Saree Ceremony

Homam (Navagraha)

Homam (Ganapathi)

Homam (Ayush)

Homam (Mrityunjaya)

Namakarana

Punyavachanam

Rudrabhishekam

Satyanarayana Vrata Puja

Sai Satya Vrata Puja

Seemantham

Shastipurthi (60th Birthday)

Sadabishekam (80th Birthday)

Upanayanam/Thread Ceremony

Varalakshmi Vratha Puja

Vinayaka Chaturthi

Wedding

 
  • All payments must be made in advance using options given below. Please visit our temple donations page on the website – shirdisaidallas.org/donations
    • Cash 
    • Checks payable to “Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple of DFW”
    • Zelle: “maildrop@shirdisaidallas.org”
    • Venmo: “Shirdisai-DFW”
    • PayPal: “maildrop@shirdisaidallas.org”
  • Please write “#Event #Requestor Name #Date” in the memo section for tax receipt purposes. All cash payments should be in an envelope with “#Event #Requestor Name #Date” written on top. This will also help us to track the payments made for the event and any applicable refunds can be executed.
  • Sri Shirdi Sai Baba temple of DFW reserves the right to refuse any priest services at any time.

Updated: Nov 2023