Sri Shouri Raja Perumallu was born in India in a Hindu Priest family. He received extensive religious training in conducting Hindu Religious services. He completed 8 years of formal religious studies including Pancharatra Agama and Vaidikam in Jeeyar Educational Trust in Andhra Pradesh, India. He has a strong knowledge of Vedas, Upanishads, Agamas, Shastras and other Hindu Religious texts. He is also well versed in religious rituals and prayers such as Pujas, homams, Utsavams, Samskaras, Apara Karyas and various other religious services. Priest has more than 20 years of experience in different temples, including about 2½ years in Sri Bhakta Anjaneya Temple, MD.