Job Title: Minister of Religion (Senior Priest)

Location: GB SRS Brundavan, Slough, SL1 2SF

Reports to: Operations Director

Salary – £30,000/- per annum


The Minister of Religion (Senior Priest) at GB SRS Brundavan, Slough, SL1 2SF is responsible for supporting and promoting the teachings of Madhwa philosophy within the Matha/Temple community. They will lead and participate in pujas and worship services, provide pastoral care, and assist in community outreach programs. This role requires a person with deep understanding of Madhwa philosophy and the ability to communicate these beliefs effectively to a diverse group of individuals.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Perform daily pujas to the deities in the Temple with vedic chanting adhering to Madhwa tradition
  2. Organise and lead special occasions & Madhwa festivals, deliver discourses (pravachan) to the congregation on relevant topic and explain the nuances of puja rituals
  3. Provide spiritual guidance and counselling to members of the community using Madhwa philosophy as the basis
  4. Teach Vedic chanting and bhajan to children and grownups when ad hoc classes are organised by Temple Management
  5. Lead weddings, Upanayana, funeral and other Hindu communal functions adhering to Madhwa tradition
  6. Daily chanting of religious scripture and explain any queries devotees may have as directed within these pious scriptures.
  7. Organize and lead weekend Satsang activities


  1. Higher degree in Vedic studies or equivalent to Veda Mangala from a recognised Madhwa educational institution is essential
  2. Should be well versed in Madhwa philosophy and a deep understanding of the teachings and works of Shri Raghavendra Swami.
  3. Applicant must be proficient in Vedic chanting and sholakas of Shri Raghavendra Swami
  4. Candidate should have carried out this role previously for a minimum of 2 years in a Madhwa establishment
  5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate Madhwa philosophy to a diverse group of individuals.
  6. Ability to work well in a team environment, while also demonstrating strong leadership skills
  7. Ability to work independently, with a high degree of initiative and self-motivation
  8. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  9. Applicant must be able to communicate in English and Kannada with Devotees and members of the community; proficiency in other Indian languages like Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi is highly desirable

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Closing date: 15th March 2023

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