Sydney Namadwaar

Namadwaar literally means, ‘The Portal of the Divine Name’.  It shows a path to the Supreme Truth through Nama sankirtan (chanting of the Divine names), specifically the Maha Mantra.

Sydney Namadwaar – The centre for spiritual education and prayer was inaugurated on the 8th November 2015 by Sri Bhagyaji, Personal Secretary to HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji and Director of Sandeepani Gurukula Trust, Chennai, India.

Sydney Namadwaar is the divine abode of Sri Premika Varadan & Sri Madhuri Sakhi (Lord Krishna & Radha). Maha Mantra is chanted inside Namadwaar and those who enter can join in the chanting or listen to the chanting.  All are welcome!

Specific prayer requests can be placed in the prayer box at Namadwaar by anyone.  Prayers will also be conducted for the alleviation of suffering from natural calamities, global disasters and for the peace and happiness of the city, state and country as a whole.

Regular chanting of the Maha Mantra and several free educational programs for the public are conducted from Sydney Namadwaar.

  • Gopa Kuteeram – structured spiritual education program for children aged 5 - 15 years
  • School holiday workshops for children
  • Lectures, Workshops and Retreats on Hindu scriptures, holy texts and other spiritual topics
  • Study groups/classes for adults on the holy text, Srimad Bhagavatam
  • Devotional music classes for children and young adults
  • Yoga and Meditation classes
  • Specific prayers with Maha Mantra for prayer requests placed in the prayer box at Namadwaar
  • Ekadasi Satsangs
  • Celebration of major Hindu festivals such as Sri Rama Navami and Sri Krishna Janmashtami

The centre is located at 44 Oakes Rd, Winston Hills, NSW. Entry is via Carpark Entrance only (due to current council regulations).

Sri Sathya Narayanan Kothandaraman (Satya ji ) is our Spiritual Educator and Namadwaar Caretaker
Sri Satya ji is an Ordained priest who is able to conduct worship services and administer religious rites. Expert in Hinduism, with over 10 years of training and practical experience in two Vedic courses: Sri Pancharatra Agama and Nalayira Divya Prabhanda. Well-versed in Yajur Veda and Hindu worship procedures.

He graduated in the priesthood from Sri Sandeepini Gurukula Padasala, Chennai ( 2012 to 2017) with further training from Smt Jayanthi Jankiraman Ninaivu Dravida Veda Agama Padasala Trust, Chennai ( 2017 to 2022) passing out in First class with Distinction

He has worked as a temple priest in south India and is well-versed in all aspects of temple rituals including conducting Bhagavata Sapthaga & Ramayana Navaham.  He is also experienced in performing all Hindu religious services and various poojas at various homes or at Namadwaar.  This includes the administering of religious rites such as marriage and funeral services.


Donations to the G.O.D Education Building Fund, established for the construction and maintenance of Namadwaar in Australia are tax-deductible and DGR receipts will be issued.



44 Oakes Road, Winston Hills, NSW - 2153

Service Hours

Monday – Friday

  • Morning: 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Evening: 5:00pm - 8pm

Saturday – Sunday

  • Morning: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Evening: 4:00pm - 7:30pm


Jayanthi Ramanan


+61 430 487 781


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