Mukkoti Dwadashi 2018

Vishnu and Lakshmi

19 December 2018 is Mukkoti Dwadashi, Vaikunta Dwadashi. It falls on Shukla Paksha Dwadashi in Dhanurmasam, Margali masam in Tamil calendar. 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 […]

Mukkoti Dwadashi, Vaikunta Dwadasi festival in Tirumala Tirupati

Mukkoti Dwadashi, also known as Vaikunta Dwadasi, is the festival observed on the day after Vaikunta Ekadashi or Mukkoti Ekadasi. In 2015, Mukkoti Dwadashi date is January 2 & December 22. Mukkoti Pradakshinam is the major ritual during the festival in Tirumala Tirupati Sri Balaji temple. Punya Snanam in Mukkoti Theertham or Swami Pushkarini Theertham […]

Swami Pushkarini Theertham in Tirumala Tirupati, Mukkoti Theertham

Swami Pushkarini Theertham is one of the Mukkoti theerthams in Tirumala Tirupati. This is the most auspicious theertham among all seven divine tanks (Saptha theerthams). It is situated in North East side of Lord Venkateshwara temple. It is believed as the ‘Swamini (the most auspicious) hence it is called Swami Pushkarini. In Swami Pushkarini Theertham, […]