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Sri Vakulamatha Temple Peruru, Tirupati Timings and History

Sri Vakula Matha Temple is located in Peruru village, which is 10 km from Tirumala hills and 5km from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. This temple is a great example of Mother-child love. If you are planning to visit this place, continue reading the story behind this mesmerizing love of mother.

Sri Vakula Matha Temple Tirupati

Sri Vakula Devi is Lord Venkateswara’s adoptive mother and Yashoda Mata’s avatar. Maa Yashoda’s wish has not been fulfilled to see Lord Krishna’s marriage. So, He granted her a boon in a dream that in his other incarnation he would fulfil her wish. 

The relationship between mother and son and motherly love is seen here. As per Maa Vakula Devi’s wish, The temple is built in the way Maata’s face faces the seven hills where Lord Venkateswara resides. Vakula Devi is the Mother of Lord Srinivasa

Yashoda Devi, The mother of Krishna has reborn as Vakula Devi, the foster mother of Lord Venkateshwara. Here, Maata Vakula Devi arranged the Kalyanam of Lord Venkateswara with Goddess Padmavati Devi. Thus her wish to see the Lord’s Kalyanam is fulfilled.

Sri Vakulamatha Temple Timings

Sri Vakulamatha Temple, Tirupati timings are as follows.

  • Morning:5:30 AM to 12:00 Noon
  • Evening:4:30 PM NAMASTE to 8:30 PM

Peruru Vakulamatha Temple Pooja Schedule:

Sri Vakulamatha Temple, Tirupati darshan and pooja timings are as follows.

Darshan and AartiTimings
Suprabatham5:30 AM
Nivedana6:00 AM – 6:45 AM
Sarva Darsanam6:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Archana, Nivedana11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Temple Closes12:00 PM
Sarva Darsanam4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Nivedana6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Sarva Darsanam6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Ekanta Seva8:30 PM

Friday Pooja Darshan Schedule

Sri Vakulamatha Temple – Friday darshan timings are as follows.

Friday DarshanFriday Timings
Abhishekam, Alankarana6:45 AM to 7:30 AM
Sarva Darsanam7:30 PM to 12:00 PM
Temple closes12:00 PM
Sarva Darsanam4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Nivedana6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Sarva Darsanam6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Ekanta Seva8:30 PM

History Behind the Vakulamatha Temple

Sri Vakulamatha Tirupati

The Vakula Devi Temple is around 300 years old. This temple has spread over 83.42 acres and is developed as a tourist pilgrimage hub. The Gopuram of the temple has been gold plated with 20kg of Gold. The temple has been renovated as per the Agama Shashtra.

There is also an interesting thing that here in this temple, The first pooja was performed here and then the pooja started at the main temple in Tirumala. Later, when Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan invaded here the temple faced a share of spoils and the temple lost its glory.

Even today after the temple’s renovation, we can see the mother-son’s love. The Naivedyam ( Bhog) is first offered to Mata Vakula Devi and then to Lord Venkateswara. The Priests rang a huge bell at Vakulamatha temple to indicate that the Bhog was offered to Mata and later the priests at Lord Venkateswara offered Naivedyam to the Lord.

Vakulamatha Temple Address

Pathakalva, Vakulapuram, Peruru, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh – 517505.

Places to Visit Nearby Sri Vakulamatha Temple, Tirupati

  • Venkateswara Swamy Temple, Tirumala
  • Prasanna Venkateshwaraswami Temple, Appalayagunta
  • Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, Tiruchanoor
  • Govindarajula Swami Temple, Tirupati
  • Kapileshwarswamy Temple, Tirupati
  • Kalyana Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Srinivasa Mangapuram

How to Reach Sri Vakulamatha Temple?

By Road

Peruru is a village near Tirupati. So you will have frequencies from Tirupati. As Tirupati is well-connected to other cities like Chennai. You can get several buses to Tirupati. From here you have to book a car or Auto to reach Peruru temple.

By Rail

The nearby railway station is Tirupati Railway Station. Sri Vakulamatha temple is about 8km from Tirupati Railway Station. You can easily get autos, taxis and other vehicles from here.

By Air

Tirupati airport, located in Renigunta, 15 km away from the main city is the nearest Airport to Maa Vakuladevi temple. Some regular flights are available to Tirupati from other cities in the country. The nearest international airport is in Chennai. You can easily reach here.

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