Kurma Dwadashi 2019

Kurma Dwadasi is a vrat dedicated to Kurma avatara of Lord Vishnu. Kurma Avatar (tortoise incarnation) is the second incarnation of Lord Vishnu among the Lord’s Dashavatara. It falls on Shukla Paksha Dwadasi in Poush month. In 2019, Kurma Dwadasi date is January 2, the following day of Vaikunta Ekadashi (Mukkoti Ekadasi / Putrada Ekadashi). Dwadasha […]

Sri Sudarshana Chakrattalwar’s Chakrasnanam on Vaikunta Dwadashi in Tirumala Temple

On Vaikuntha Dwadasi on 22 December 2015, Tirumala Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple will also observe the Chakrasnanam for Sri Sudarshana Chakrattalwar. Following day on Dwadasi, Chakrasnanam is performed to Sri Sudarshana Chakrattalwar and it is also considered the Swamy Pushkarini Teertha mukkoti. The Chakrattalwar will be taken on a celestial procession to Swamy Puskarini from 4:30 am […]

Vaikunta Dwadashi Chakra Snanam in TTD Temple

In connection with Vaikuntha Dwadashi, Chakra Snanam has been performed to “Sri Sudarshana Chakrattalwar”-the holy disc of Lord Venkateswara, on Sunday (2 January 2015) during wee hours in Swamy Pushkarini. The religious ceremony of the holy dip of the divine disc takes place between 4.30am to 5.30am and was witnessed several hundreds of pilgrims. After […]

Vaikunta Ekadashi, Vaikunta Dwadashi & New Year Arrangements at TTD Temples

Vaikunta Ekadashi, Vaikunta Dwadashi & New Year Arrangements at TTD Temples were reviewed by TTD Executive Officer Dr D Sambasiva Rao on 19 December 2014. Later in his maiden conference with media persons he enlisted the arrangements which are under way for the mega fete. Some excerpts: 1. Darshan to VIPs will be from 1.45 […]