Vaikunta Ekadashi is one of the important festivals at Skandagiri Temple, Hyderabad. In 2017, Vaikunta Ekadashi date is January 8. It is also celebrated on December 29.
A special Sudarshana Homam is performed on this day. Abhishekam, Sahasranamam and Giri Pradakshinam are other mostly observed rituals on Vaikunta Ekadashi day at Skandagiri Temple.
Timings – 4.30 AM onwards
Vaikunta Ekadashi is celebrated in Dhanurmasam (Margazhi Masam) as per Malayalam calendar (Sauramana Panchangam – Solar calendar).
Skandagiri Subramanya Swamy Temple located at Padmarao nagar in Secunderabad Hyderabad is the famous temple dedicated to Subramanya swamy in twin cities.
Monthly Shashti, Sankashtahara Chaturthi, Tuesdays, Ashtami, etc.. are the monthly utsavams celebrated at the temple apart from big festivals like Skanda Sashti, Hanuman Jayanti, Maha Shivaratri, Navaratri, etc..