Position: Religious worker/ Priest

Salary: £18,500 p.a.

Hours of work: 37.5

Location: 557 Kenton Road, HA3 9RS  Middlesex

Mahavir Foundation Ltd is a religious charity organisation operating a Jain temple in Kenton, London. The Foundation is inviting applications for a post of full-time religious worker for the temple at 557 Kenton Road, Kenton, Middlesex HA3 9RS. The right candidate must also have minimum experience of working as a religious worker/ priest or equivalent job for at least 3 years and must produce a letter of experience from the recognised religious trust/organisation or a recognised religious Guru.

The job duties involve:

• Looking after Jain temple;
• Performing daily religious rituals as per the old scriptures including Ashta-Prakari Pooja, Snatra-Pooja, Aarti, Mangal divo, Samayik and Pratikraman;
• Ability and knowledge to recite prayers in Sanskrit/ Prakrit language
• Opening and closing of the temple everyday on specified time as per the scriptures;
• Spiritual support to the congregation and members of the order

The candidate must be fluent in Gujarati and Hindi languages and must have ability to recite prayers in Sanskrit/ Prakrit language. The candidate will be expected to perform all daily activities of a traditional Jain temple and also organise religious functions. Inspiring people to recognise learn and practise good values and non-violence would be considered as an additional advantage.

Closing date: 01 January 2022

The right candidates must send CV along with forwarding letter and letter of previous experience (marked Private and Confident) to:

Mr Niraj Sutarai

Mahavir Foundation
557 Kenton Road,
HA3 9RS.

Derasar Hours

Monday to Friday
DARSHAN: 8:30am to 12:30pm
POOJA: Upto 12.15pm
Saturday - Sunday
DARSHAN: 8:30am to 1:30pm
POOJA: Upto 1.15pm

DARSHAN: 6.00pm to 8:00pm
AARTI: 7:30pm

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Registered Address:
Mahavir Foundation Ltd.
557 Kenton Road, Kenton, Middlesex HA3 9RS
Company Registration No: 02132728
Registered Charity No: 296175

020 8206 1659

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