Ganeshpuri temple priests
Ramesh Vishwambhar Sulake
Ramesh is the head priest at the Bhagavan Nityananda temple, He has been at the temple since 1978. His father, Vishram, was a priest at the temple from 1974. His cousins are Balu and Srikanth. He is the brother-in-law of Prasad.
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.
Sripad Balkrishna Mhaskar
Sripad has been a temple priest at the Bhagavan Nityananda temple since 1984. His father was the first priest at the temple and composed the Nityananda Arati as well as many bhajans for Bhagavan Nityananda.
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.
Srikanth B. Sulakhe
Srikanth was a priest at the Sai Baba temple in Thane for two years. Later, in January 1994, he began work at the Bhagavan Nityananda temple. He was eighteen years old. Balu is his older brother. Ramesh is his cousin.