Sri Arun Kumar Paluram was born and raised in Bengaluru. He hails from Yerragudipadu near Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh. He was trained in Pancharata Agamas for 5 years at the Jeeyar Educational Trust, Veda Vishwa Vidyalayam in Vijayawada. He passed the Pancharata Agama Pravara exam conducted by the Karnataka government.
He first worked as a priest in the Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Triconmalee, Sri Lanka for 6 months followed by 3 years at the Vara Siddhi VinayakaTemple in Bengaluru.
He has expertise in doing special alankarams and in performing rituals, havans, abbhishekam and poojas, both at the Temple and at the home of devotees. He can speak Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and English. He joined us in July 2018.