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Paka Lakshmi – Goddess of Kitchen in Tirupati

Paka Lakshmi is the Goddess of Temple Kitchen in Tirupati Balaji Temple in Tirumala. She is also known as Potu Thayar or Vakula Malika Ammavaru.

Food for Lord Balaji, other deities and devotees are prepared with her blessings.

Special Tirumanjanam is offered to her during the Kakapudi festival observed during Kanuma Festival (the day after Sankranti festival).