Tirupati: Yashoda Devi became Vakulamata in Kali Yuga and married Padmavati Devi Vakulamata who saw the care of Swami. Fulfilled his wish. The Vakuladevi Temple, which is worshiped as the mother of Srivari, is located on the Peruru rock at the old canal near Tirupati. It is well known that a few years ago, people used to offer offerings to Srivastava only after ringing the bell at the Vakulamata temple. The Vakulamata temple is now built in place of the ruined temple. The consecration ceremony of the new Vakulamata temple will be held from June 18 to 23. On June 23 from 7.30 am to 8.45 pm, a consecration ceremony will be held.
The procession will be held on June 18 at 6.30 pm, followed by chanting, Acharya Ritwik Varanam, funeral and budding at 7.30 pm.
On June 19 from 6.30 am to 11 pm there will be a pilgrimage, Rakshabandhan, Akalmashahomam, Akshimochanam and Panchagyavadhivasam. At 6.30 pm Agnipratishtha, Kalasasthapanam, Kumbhavahanam, Kumbharadhana and Uktha Homas will be conducted.
Kumbharadhana on June 20 at 8.30 am, Uktha Homas, Nava Kalasha Snapana Kshiradhivasam, Homas at 6.30 pm, Yagsala Vedic programs will be conducted.
On June 21 at 8.30 am, Punyahavachanam, Kumbharadhana, Chaturdhasha Kalasha Snapana Jaladhivasam, Homa and Yagasala will be held from 6.30 pm.
On June 22 at 8 am Ratnadhatu Adivasam, Kumbharadhana, Homas, from 10.45 am to 11.30 am Vimanakalashana Sthapanam, Gopura Kailash Sthapanam, Ratnanyasam, Dhatunyasam, 4 pm at the temple. From 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm, Mahashanthi Thirumanjanam, Kumbharadhanam, Nivedanam, Shayanadhivasam, special homas and Yagsala programs will be conducted at 8 pm.
On June 23 from 4.30 am to 7 pm Kumbharadhana, Nivedhana, Homam, Mahapurnahuti, Vimana Gopura Kalasha Avahana, Prana Pratishtha and Mahasampraksha will be held at Mithuna Lagnam from 7.30 am to 8.30 am. After that the ascension and the priestly honors are offered. The flag will be hoisted at 10.20 am and the devotees will be given a vision of the Goddess from 10.30 am. The Peace Festival will be held from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm. Afterwards the flag is hoisted. The tour will run from 6.30pm to 9pm.
The big bell of the Vakulamata temple on the Peruru hill can be heard ringing on the tirumala girula. The Vakulamata Temple is a very historic building.
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