9 January 2017 is Mukkoti Dwadashi, Vaikunta Dwadashi. It falls on Shukla Paksha Dwadashi in Dhanurmasam, Margali masam in Tamil calendar. 30 December 2017 is also celebrated as Mukkoti Dwadashi.
Mukkoti Dwadashi is celebrated with utmost fervor in Tirumala Tirupati Balaji Temple and Bhadrachalam Sri Rama Temple in Andhra Pradesh.
Mukkoti Pradakshinam, a ritualistic circumambulation of Tirumala Garbhagriha, is the major tradition followed in TTD Temple.
Devotees perform Mukkoti Pradakshinam after performing Punya Snanam at Mukkoti Theertham (Swami Pushkarini Tirtham) near the Temple.