Vaikunta Ekadasi is one of the major festivals celebrated at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam. It is also popular as Mukkoti Ekadasi. In 2017, Vaikunta Ekadasi date is January 8 as per TTD. It is the first Vaikunta Ekadasi in 2017 as the second one will be in December 2017.
TTD celebrates Vaikunta Ekadasi and Vaikunta Dwadasi with utmost fervor among huge fair of devotees come all across India, mainly Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha and Chhattisgarh.
Uttara Dwara Darshanam (Swarga Dwara Darshanam – Vaikunta Dwara Darshanam) is the main highlight of Vaikunta Ekadasi festival whereas Mukkoti Pradakshinam is the major aspect of Mukkoti Dwadasi (9 January 2017).
TTD’s SVBC (Sri Venkateshwara Bhakti Channel) telecasts Vaikunta Ekadasi & Vaikunta Dwadasi festival celebrations live online.
Watch Vaikunta Ekadasi live online from Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam – Link