Our Priests

C.S. Samavedula

Pundit Sharma C.S. Samavedula – Founder/Priest

20+yrs of global experience performing vedicyagyas

Assisted in the founding, organizing, fundraising and building many temples in North America, including the Austin Hindu Temple, in TX.

Was a professor of Sama Veda at Maharishi Veda Vignana Vishwa Vidya Peeth, a charitable trust that trains Vedic Pundits throughout India.

Served as :

  • Vedic Priest at Vishnu Temple, Toronto
  • Vedic Priest at Siva Vishnu Temple, Cleaveland/OH
  • Head Vedic Priest at Hindu Mandir of Quebec in Montreal
  • Chief Priest at Maharudra Yagya in Atlanta/GA
  • Head Vedic Priest at Austin Hindu Temple/TX,
  • Head Vedic Priest at Sri Devi Mandir in Fairfield/VA

Given the surge in COVID19 cases, the temple will follow shelter in place for the next three weeks. Temple priests will continue to perform Nitya Pujas, and all pujas will be broadcast LIVE. Temple won’t be open for devotees to physically come into the temple. However, all ONLINE pujas and ONLINE priest services continue to be available.

In the service of the community.

Siva Kameswari Temple Administration