Sri Ravikanth Chilakapati
Sri Ravikanth Chilakapati was born at Gudur, Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh, India. He had formal training in Pancharatna Agama at Veda Pathshala in Tiruchanur near Tirupati. He learned Panchratna Agama from his father Thirumalacharyulu, who is the head priest of Padmavati Temple in Tiruchanur (Alivelu Mangapuram), and Divya Prabandam from Pedda Jeeyar Mutt in Tirupati. He has done volunteer services at Sri Venkateshwara Temple in Tirulamala, Tirupati for 4 years and at Sri Padmavati Temple at Tiruchanur for 8 years. He has been with us since April 2008. He speaks Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and English. He was recently deputed for the Kumbhabishekam celebrations of Hindu Temple of Mississippi.