Vacancy: Pandit Pujari Maharaj

The main duties and responsibilities of the job:

Performing the religious ceremonies for the Murtis (idols) of Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa who preside in the main shrine of the Temple. This includes performing the Murti bathing, clothing, performing aarti, the mahapooja ceremony, preparing thaal and making these offerings, and managing visitors to the temple.

The location of the job: Temple Premises in Bolton, Greater Manchester.

Remuneration and other terms on offer: Wages of £1600 per month.

Skills, qualifications required: You must be fluent and have detailed practical knowledge of the daily ritual requirements of the Murtis of the Swaminarayan religion including the rites and ceremonial aartis, verses and hymns in their original text and language, as practised by the Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, with at least one year’s specific, relevant experience.

You will not be required to give religious teachings to the general public.

The closing date for applications: 31 days from the advertisement date. 

How to Apply

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Wage: £1600 per Month 
Hours: 35hrs over 7 days
Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester BL3 5AH
Duration: Permanent
Date Posted: 16 Feburary 2022
Closing Date: 16 March 2022