Welcome to Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Long Island (HTCCLI), a volunteer-driven, community-supported, non-profit organization.
HTCCLI promotes and practices the ideals of Hindu religion through worship and education. The Temple strives for spiritual richness and human excellence through assimilation of the values emphasized in Hindu scriptures and applying them in our daily lives, while recognizing and respecting other religions and belief systems in their due context.
HTCCLI offers many worship services to the deities of the temple in multiple Hindu traditions. It highly encourages family and community participation from the Long Island area and vicinity through various religious, social, cultural, and educational activities.
HTCCLI ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF ITS NEW FULL-TIME PRIEST PUNDIT Bharghavan Sreedharan JI.
By the grace of GOD and support of devotees, we are very excited to announce Pundit Bharghavan Sreedharan Ji joined HTCCLI as the new full-time priest in December 2019.
Pundit Bharghavan Sreedharan Ji served as priest in various temples across the country including
Char Dham Temple in Texas, Hindu Temple of Colorado in Denver, Shrimad Andavan Asharamam Srivari Shri Balaji Temple in New Jersey and Ganesh Temple in Salt Lake city Utah.
Punditji is fluent in Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu languages. He is an expert in performing all types of poojas including Sakala Devata Pooja, Punyahavachanam, Namakaranam, Kesh Khndanam, Annaprashanam, Ayushya Homam, Upanayanam, Vivaham (Marriage), Navagraha Santi, Gruhapravesam, Vastu Santi, Satyanarayana Vratam, Varalakshmi Vratam, Kedareshwar Vratham, Shasthi Poorthi, Pitru Karma, Sakala Vidha Santiand and all types of Homams (Havans). He is well qualified to perform Nitya Archana and Alankaram for all devthas (deities). Besides being a well-qualified priest, Pundit Ji is also a very good flute player.
We are extremely blessed to have such a qualified Pundit Ji who learned Yajur Veda for 8 years at Ahobila mutt near Chennai. We are sure that with his devotion, knowledge & guidance, the Temple will flourish to new heights. Please join us in welcoming Pundit Bharghavan Ji long Island NY, and extend your full support to the growth of our Temple in coming months.
Phone : (631) 743-0117
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