Ear piercing at Tirumala Timings, Cost, and Booking

Ear-piercing ceremony at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, Timings and Booking procedure

Ticket cost per child: Rs. 50

Location: Purohit Sangam, Papavinasanam Road, Tirumala. At a walking distance from Vakula Matha Resthouse.

Dress Code: Any decent outfit. There is no restriction on the dress code for the child.

Ear Piercing Age limit: 11 months and above.

Ear-piercing timings at Tirumala

Monday6.00 am to 6.00 pm
Tuesday6.00 am to 6.00 pm
Wednesday6.00 am to 6.00 pm
Thursday6.00 am to 6.00 pm
Friday6.00 am to 6.00 pm
Saturday6.00 am to 6.00 pm
Sunday6.00 am to 6.00 pm

Ear-piercing timings remains unchanged even on festival days. Purohit Sangam is little far from the temple; devotees can reach by TTD free bus (can get down near to Purohit Sangam), APSRTC Bus to Papavinasnam, Jeep or own vehicle. By walk, it might be difficult to holding baby.

Ear Piercing can be performed for a boy or girl. There is no restriction or age limit for this activity.

Ear Piercing Ceremony at Tirumala Tirupati

  1. Usually, devotees perform Ear Piercing or Boring before Hair offering.
  2. Only the traditional ear-piercing method is followed in Tirumala.
  3. Gunshot and other modern techniques are not allowed, as per Sastra.
  4. It will not take more than 5 to 10 minutes for the preparation and ear piercing.
  5. 5 to 10 members are readily available at Purohit Sangam for ear piercing.
  6. Usually, the maternal uncle holds the baby in his lap while performing the activity.
  7. In his absence, the baby father can perform the same for the child.
  8. The devotee has to carry a gold ring or other ring that can be inserted after ear piercing.
  9. Hair-offering places are available all across Tirumala. There are no charges for the hair offering.
  10. A ticket can be purchased on arrival at the counter. Online booking is not available for now.
  11. Only baby mothers, fathers, and maternal uncles are allowed in this small room.
  12. 1 or 2 members are allowed, which is based on the crowd
  13. The crowd will be high on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Festival days and on Auspicious days.
  14. Please note that Ear piercing, Hair offering and other services are available on all days.
  15. Rahu Kalam, Yamagandam and other timings are not applicable in Tirumala.
  16. The devotees can perform any day as per their wish in Tirumala Tirupati.