Hari Om! Om Nama Sivaya!

Sri MV Sastrigal performs many religous services at home and at community. The list of services that he have performed include the following.
He knows Tamil, Telegu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Gujarathi, and English. He provides self transportation to the pooja site.
South India or North Indian Tradition poojas can be performed.

  • Ganapathy Pooja / Hawan
  • Navagraha Pooja / Shanthi / Hawan
  • Rudra poooja / abishek / Homam
  • Gruhapravesam / Vasthu Pooja
  • Upanayanam / Thread ceremony
  • Seemantham / Baby Shower
  • Wedding
  • Namakaranam / Naming Ceremony
  • Durga, Lakshmi, Saraswathi Pooja Hawan
  • Sathyanarayana Pooja
  • Sudarsana Pooja / Hawan
  • Ayushya Homam
  • Shanthi Pat / Hawan
  • Rudra Siva Homam (11 times)
  • Chandi Pat / Hawan
  • Ayyappa Pooja
  • All Prathishtapana
  • Sradham
  • Last Rites
  • Bhagawad Gita Homam
  • All Poojas and Homams
  • Veda and Sloka Classes

Sri M.Vaithianatha Sastrigal hails from a vedic family. His native roots are at the village of Visalur near Kumbakonam.
His grandfather is the renowned Late Sri Muthuswami Sastrigal and his father is the well known Late Sri Mahalinga Sastrigal.
Sri MV Sastrigal underwent tutelage under his father and then Sri Ramachandra Sastrigal (Amaravathi Vadhiyar) and Tiruvidaimarudur Brahmasri Rajan Sastrigal.
Sri MV Sastrigal is sought after for all prayogas and Aagama shastras in the USA and India. He conducts RigVeda and Yajurveda purvam/aparaas (including Bhodhaayanam).
Sri MV Sastrigal has served as a priest in many temples in the USA. He has worked in :
Hindu Temple of Southwest Philadelphia

Hindu Temple of New York

Murugan Temple of Maryland

Mahalakshmi Temple of Boston

Hindu Temple of Milwaukee

Bharatiyaa Temple of Pennsylvania
He has also conducted Kumbhabhishekam of Milwaukee Temple and Pranaprathistha of Deities at Pennsylvania.
He also conducts veda and religious classes all over USA on a regular basis.
Sri MV Sastrigal is well versed in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam.
He is currently located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania and can be contacted for all religious services.

The veda classes are primarily meant to establish the spiritual connection and help our children learn the hindu heritage. With that in mind, the veda classes are used to teach several vedic chants.

The classes are on a constant rotation taking on students from various backgrounds and ages.

Vedas & Puranams Please visit the following sites for downloadable versions.

Rigveda

Yajurveda

Bhagavad Gita

Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam


Vishnu Sahastra Naman

The Vishnu Sahastra Naman is an essence of vedas describing various forms of the Lord Vishnu.

Santhi Pachagam

Consisting of five different parts, the essence of the Santhi Panchagam is to communicate the importance of peace.

Rudram

Rudram describes the various forms of Lord Siva.

Samagham

What does this tell?

Purusha Suktham

List of Items needed Bhoomi Pooja

Please contact me if you have any questions on the items below.

Item NameQuantity Required
Turmeric powdersmall qty
Kumkum small qty
Betel leaves 10
Betel nuts 20
Sandalwood powder small tin
Camphor 1 pkt
Incense sticks 1 pkt
Flowers2-3 bunches
Fruits (any variety)12
Coconuts 4
Rice 2 lbs
Deeparadhana samagri (Deepam, oil & wicks)
Match box 1
Milk small qty
Mixed navadhanyams 1 lb
Gold, silver, copper, coral, Pagadamsmall pieces
Nava ratnams
God's photo
Kalasam 1
Vastram for kalasam/blouse piece1 towel
tumbler, plate, spoon
Sweets 1 packet
Water 1 bottle
Ground breaking shovel 1

List of Items needed Grahaprevesam

Please contact me if you have any questions on the items below.

Item NameQuantity Required
Turmeric powder 1 Pkt
Kumkum 1 Pkt
Sandalwood powder/tablets/paste 1 Pkt
Agarbathi 1 Pkt
Camphor 1 Pkt
betel leaves and nuts 25 each
Flower Bouquets2-3 bunches
Banana 12
5 Variety of fruits 4 each
Coconuts 5
Rice 4 Pounds
Kalasa Vasthram (red or green) 1
Pumpkin (if available) 1
Ghee 1 Pound
Full lemons (or 4 cut pieces) 5
Coins (Quarters) $10
Sugar Candy 1 Pkt
Sugar 1 Pkt
Naivedya (Prasada)
Rava Kesari(Kesari Bath) or
Jagerry Pongal
or Payasa (Kheer)
Modak (Kari Kadabu - Kannada
Kudumulu - Undrallu Telugu)
Karjikai- Kannada
Kolakatte - Tamil) or Sundal
Milk 1 Gal
Swami Photos (God pictures)At least 1
New vessel for milk boiling 1
Small size Aluminium baking trays 4
Dry coconuts 4
Lamps (Dheepam) 2
Oil 1 bottle
Match box 1 Pkt
Cotton wick (small packet) 1 Pkt
Khalsa (kalasamor kumbha)
silver,
copper or brass
1
Paper towels 1 Roll
Paper plates 5
Kattori
(stainless steel cups
or silver cups
or paper cups)
5
Plates or trays 4
Steel tumbler 4

List of Items needed Satyanarayana Pooja

Please contact me if you have any questions on the items below.

Item NameQuantity Required
Turmeric powder 1 Pkt
Kumkum 1 Pkt
Sandalwood powder/tablets/paste 1 Pkt
Agarbathi 1 Pkt
Camphor 1 Pkt
betel leaves and nuts 25 each
Flower Bouquets2-3 bunches
Banana 12
5 Variety of fruits 4 each
Coconuts 5
Rice 4 Pounds
Kalasa Vasthram (red or green) 1
Milk 1 cup
Yogurt 1 Cup
Sugar 1 Pkt
Ghee 1/4 Lb.
Dates (kajur) 1 Pkt
Coins (Quarters) $10
Prasadam - Rava kesari (Kesari bath)
Cashews 1 Pkt
Raisins 1 Pkt
Elaichi 1 Pkt
Cloves 1 Pkt
Almonds 1 Pkt
Saffron 1 Pkt
Pachha kalpooram (green camphor or edible camphor)if available 1 Pkt
Sathynarayana Swami Photo or ideal1
Lamps (Dheepam) 2
Oil bottle1
Match box 1 Pkt
Cotton wick (small packet) 1 Pkt
Khalsa (kalasamor kumbha) silver, copper or brass 1
Paper towels 1 Roll
Paper plates 5
Kattori (stainless steel cups or silver cups or paper cups) 5
Plates or trays 4
Steel tumbler 5

List of Items needed Ayush Homan

Please contact me if you have any questions on the items below.

Item NameQuantity Required
Turmeric powder 1 Pkt
Kumkum 1 Pkt
Sandalwood powder/tablets/paste 1 Pkt
Agarbathi 1 Pkt
Camphor 1 Pkt
betel leaves and nuts 15 each
Flowers Bouquets2
Banana 6
5 Variety of fruits 4 each
Coconuts 5
Rice 4 Pounds
Kalasa Vasthram cloth, red or green 1
Ghee 1 Pounds
Coins (Quarters) $10
Dates 1 Pkt
Cashews 1 Pkt
Raisins 1 Pkt
Elaichi 1 Pkt
Cloves 1 Pkt
Almonds 1 Pkt
Sugar Candy 1 Pkt
Cooked rice (1 small cup)
Pachha kalpooram (green camphor or edible camphor) if avaliable 1 Pkt
Naivedya (Prasada)
Rava Kesari(Kesari Bath) or Jagerry Pongal or Payasa(Kheer)
Aluminium baking trays small size 3
aluminium foil roll 1
Dry coconut 3
Lamps (Dheepam) 2
Oil1 bottle
Match box 1 Pkt
Cotton wick (small packet) 1 Pkt
Khalsa (kalasamor kumbha) silver, copper or brass 1
Paper towels 1 Roll
Paper plates 5
Kattori (stainless steel cups or silver cups or paper cups) 5
Plates or trays 4
Steel tumbler 4
Flower garland for the boy/girl
New vasthra/dress for the boy/girl

List of Items needed Ganapathy Homan

Please contact me if you have any questions on the items below.

Item NameQuantity Required
Turmeric powder 1 Pkt
Turmeric powder 1 Pkt
Kumkum 1 Pkt
Sandalwood powder/tablets/paste 1 Pkt
Agarbathi 1 Pkt
Camphor 1 Pkt
betel leaves and nuts 15 each
Flowers Bouquets2
Banana 12
5 Variety of fruits 4 each
Coconuts 5
Rice 4 Pounds
Kalasa Vasthram cloth, red or green 1
Rice Poha (Beaten rice) 1 Pkt
Brown sugar 1 Pkt
Honey (small) 1 Bottle
Ghee 2 Pounds
Dates (kajur) 1 Pkt
Coins (Quarters) $10
Naivedyam( prasadam)
Rava kesari,or payasa (kheer) or jagerry pongal, modak
( kari kadabu - Kannada, kudumulu or undrallu - Telugu , karjikai- Kannda, Kolakatte - Tamil) or Sundal
Sugar candy 1 Pkt
Sugar 1 Pkt
Dry coconut 4
Desiccated powder (coconut powder) 1 Pkt
Almonds 1 Pkt
Raisins 1 Pkt
Cashews 1 Pkt
Saffron 1 Pkt
Cloves 1 Pkt
Pachha kalpooram (green camphor or edible camphor)if avaliable 1 Pkt
Aluminium foil roll 1
Aluminium baking trays (small size) 4
Lamps 2
Oil 1 bottle
Match box 1 Pkt
Cotton wick (small packet) 1 Pkt
Khalsa (kalasamor kumbha) silver, copper or brass 1
Paper towels 1 Roll
Paper plates 5
Kattori (stainless steel cups or silver cups or paper cups) 5
Plates or trays 4
Steel tumbler 4
Steel spoon 4
Pooja bell 1

List of Items needed Sudharshana Homan

Please contact me if you have any questions on the items below.

Item NameQuantity Required
Turmeric powder 1 Pkt
Kumkum small 1 pkt
Sandalwood powder 1 small tin
Betel leaves 20
Betel nuts 25
Coconuts 6
Fruits any variety 6
Flowers
Flower garlands
Kalasam 2
Vastram for kalasam 1 towel & blouse piece
Rice 4 lbs
Camphor 1 small pkt
Incense 1 pkt
Match box 1
Deeparadhana samagri (Deepam, oil & wicks)
Aluminium tray small size 4
Ghee 1 lb
Navadhanyam mixed
White mustard seeds For homam
Cooked rice (1/2 lb)
Haven samagiri 1 box
Poornaghuthi silk Small size
Dry coconut pieces (copra) 8
Coins Quaters denomination $15
Sarkara pongal
Trays
Sugar 1 lb
Sugar candy1/4 lb
Unsalted Butter 1 lb
Dry Cashews 1 pkt
Rasinis 1 pkt
Almonds 1 pkt
Elaichi 1 pkt
Cloves 1 pkt
Saffron 1 pkt
Sri Sudharsanar Photo
Bowls
Paper towel
Aluminium foil roll
Spoons 4
Pooja bell 1

Sri M. Vaithianatha Sastrigal

Free Lancer
Hindu Vedic Priest
[Residence in Lansdale (Near Philadelphia), PA]
H : (215) 501-7175
C : (267) 884- 6664
Email: mvsastrigal@yahoo.com

List of Items needed for Engagement

Please contact me if you have any questions on the items below.

Item NameQuantity Required
Pooja bell 1
Turmeric powder 1 pkt
Kumkum 1 pkt
Sandal powder 1 pkt
Agarbathi 1 pkt
Beatel leaves and nuts 20 each
Flowers bouqets2
Flowers garlands 2
Bannana 1 dozen
Apple 1 dozen
Orange 1 dozen
Grapes 2 pound
Pineapple 2
Coconuts 6
Almonds 1 pkt
Raisins 1 pkt
Cashews 1 pkt
Pista 1 pkt
New sarree 1
New clothes and ornaments for Bride and groom
Lamp,oil, and wicks
Matches 1
Napkins,Paper towel
Rings
White Paper & Pen
Trays
God Pictures
Gifts For Groom Side
Gifts For All Relations & Friends
Turmeric Roots
Chokalets
Sweets and candies
Quarters $10
Aarathi