Priest Shambhulinga Shastry was born and raised in Bangalore, Karnataka. His father served as a priest in a local Gramdevta temple. Priest Shambhulinga is the youngest of the six kids and he followed his father's footsteps to become a priest. One of his brothers is also a priest.
Priest Shambhulinga completed his 12 years of training at Gurukula Sanskrita Mahavidyalaya in Chamaraja Pethe, Banglore. Karnataka. In 1997, he started serving as a priest and as a purohit at Vijaya Vitthala Temple, Vishwashanti Ashrama at Nalamangala, Bangalore.
In 2006, Priest Shambhulinga started working at Malleshwaram Maha Ganapati, Sri Muneshwara Swamy, and Aanapurneswari temple in Bangalore. After serving for 11 years, he came to Kasi Temple Flint.
Priest Shambhulinga is Shaivagama Praveen and is experienced in Krisna Yajurveda Uttama, Sanskrit Sahitya, and Advaita Vedanta Madhyama. He performs Aparakarma service. He speaks Kannada, Telugu, & Tamil languages. He communicates in Hindi and English.
Priest Murali Sharma is from Kolar, Karnataka. He went to Gurukul Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Bangalore, and completed 10 years of priest training.
After completing his training in 2009, Priest Murali Sharma started serving as a priest at Ramalingeshwara cave t in Temple, Banglore. Karnataka.
Priest Murali started at Kasi Temple in September 2019.
Priest Murali Sharma is Shaivagama Praveen and is experienced in Krishna Yajurveda Uttama, Sanskrit Sahitya, and Advaita Vedanta Madhyama. He speaks Kannada, Telugu, & Tamil languages. He also communicates in Hindi and English.