Sri Kamalanathan Visvanatha Kurukal

    Sri Kamalanathan Visvanatha Kurukal  joined as a Resident Priest at the Edmoton Maha Ganapathy Temple on August 21, 2011. He is the eldest son of well known and famous Chief Priest Shiva Sri Visvanatha Kurukkal.  He was attached to Old Kathirvelayutha Swami Temple in Chetty Street, Colomb and Old Kathirvelayutha Swami Vinayagar Temple (Vajira Pillaiyar Temple) in Bambalapitiya, Colombo in Sri Lanka.  He performed all special rituals necessary to complete his  priesthood under the guidance of Shiva Sri Karakugavaratha Kurukkal,on December 3, 2008. He is a fully fledged priest   and has performed all special poojas, including the famous  “Aadi Vel” festival in Colombo.

Sri Karthigesu Iyer Ragavan 

Sri Karthigesu Iyer Ragavan has been a Resident Priest of the Edmoton Maha Ganapathy Temple since August 1, 2005. He learnt Sanskrit at the Muthu Vinayagar Temple Sea Street, Colombo from  1990 to 1994 from late Professor Kailasanatha Kurukkal who was the Sanskrit Scholar at the University of Peradeniya and  University of Jaffna. He was an assistant to late Navaly Samy Visvanatha Kurukkal from 1979 to 2005 and acquired experience in all various religious ceremonies such as Kumbabishekam, Mahotsavam, Sankabishekam and Wedding. He was awarded, in appreciation of his service, the title “Sarva Jathaga Paskaran” at Paralai Sri Sivasubramaniyaswamy Temple, Chulipuram, Jaffna, Sri Lanka and the title “Radchopa Vithakan” at the Kalyana Murugan Temple, Bern, Switzerland.


    Board of Trustees (2017-2018)

Name Position Phone (Res)
Dr. S. Suthaker President 780 431 9845
Mrs. G. Shanmuganathan Vice President 780 463 5397
Mr. A. Sinnadurai Secretary 780 990 1990
Mr. S. Sriskandan Treasurer 780 450 3953
Mr. P. Sivaloganathan Trustee 780 907 5008

Last updated:  08/10/2017 07:12:11 PM