Ganeshpuri temple priests
Ramesh Vishwambhar Sulake
Ramesh is the chief priest at the Bhagavan Nityananda temple. He has worked at the temple since 1978. His father, Vishram was a priest at the temple from 1974. His cousins Balu and Srikanth are also priests at the temple. And he is the brother-in-law of another temple priest, Prasad.
Srikanth B. Sulakhe
Since January 1994 when he was just 18 years old, Srikanth has worked at the Bhagavan Nityananda temple. In 2014, he was appointed deputy chief priest. Ramesh is his cousin. Balu is his older brother.
Satish (Balu) Sulakhe
Balu Maharaj has been a priest at the Bhagavan Nityananda temple since 1978. He is Srikanth’s older brother. Ramesh is his cousin.
Devidas (Raju) Gopinath Mahajan
Raju has worked at the Bhagawan Nityananda temple since October 1987. He was previously a temple priest in Borivli in Mumbai.
Prahlad Ganpat Pathak
Prahlad was chief priest at Jivdani temple before coming to work at the temple in Ganeshpuri. He is known for being very punctual. He is the brother-in-law of Prasad.
Prasad Balkrishna Joshi
Prasad was a priest at the Sai Baba temple in Virar for 2 years. He began his duties as a temple priest in Ganeshpuri in 1994. His father was also a priest at the Ganeshpuri temple. He has recorded several CDs of devotional chanting. Ramesh and Prahlad are his brothers-in-law.
Ravindra (Ravi) Raghupat Dikshit
Ravi is from Gondegao in the Jalana district of Mumbai. He worked as a temple priest in Mumbai before starting work at the Bhagavan Nityananda temple in Ganeshpuri in November 2011.
Balkrishna (Balu) Suresh Joshi
Balu is also from the Jalana district of Mumbai. He joined the Nityananda temple in November 2012 - his first job as a temple priest.
Ramvishal joined the temple in November 2012. Prior to this he did personal pujas. He is from Madhya Pradesh.
Naresh also joined the temple in November 2012. Like Ramvishal, he is from Madhya Pradesh and worked doing personal pujas before coming to Ganeshpuri.