He has a double MA (Vyakaranacharya & Jyotishacharya) with two specializations in Sanskrit Grammar and Astrology. He is Ph.D.in Astrology and is also NET (National Education Trended) qualified.
He worked at Sri Raghunath Temple, Delhi for 12 years as the Head Priest. For over 1.4 years, he worked in UGC Major Research Program in the area of weather forecasting and changing environmental conditions by using Astrology, movement of stars, planetary condition and position in the Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit University as Project Associate & Lecturer. He has received 25 awards in intercollegiate competition as a student life. The Delhi Sanskrit Academy (Govt. of Delhi) invited him for three years asking for questioning university students from Ved-Vedangs, Sanskrit Sahitya,Shad-darshan etc. Before joining our Temple, he worked as Head Priest at the Hindu Temple of Ottawa,Ontario,Canada.
He is an educated Hindu priest with extensive knowledge and experience and well conversant with all aspects of Hindu rituals. He is full-fledged Vedpathi, Karmkandi, Katha-Vyas, Sanskrit Lecturer (Vyakhyata), Astrologer Specializes in Vastu, Horoscope matching for marriages.
He has extensive knowledge of all Shodash Sanskaras,Chandi Yagna, Rudrabhishekam and Mahamrityunjaya Yagna, Vastu-Shanti, Kumbhabhishekam,etc.
Dr.Upreti is married, with three school-age children.
He was Priest of Sri Venkateswara Devasthanam Trust, Mauritius from 2008 to 2014. He also worked as Priest at Venkateshwara Temple Trust Pune, India - from 2003 to 2008 He is a Vaikhanasa Agama Priest with 8 Years of Agama Training at TTD Veda Patashala, at Tirumala Tirupati Devastanams in India.
Pt. Vasudevakumar hails from Ongole, Andhra Pradesh, India. Pt. Vasudevakumar is proficient in South Indian style of Poojas and Rituals such as Abhishekams, Homams, Kalyanam, Upanayanam, and other rituals. He is specialized in Bhagavad Kainkaryam, worship and decoration of Lord Balaji and HIS Consorts.
Sri Vasudevakumar is married and has two children. He speaks Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and English.