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, […]

TTD limits VIP Darshan on Vaikunta Ekadasi, Dwadasi

TTD, The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, has limited the VIP darshan on December 23, 24, 2012 (Vaikunta Ekadasi & Vaikunta Dwadasi) to provide hassle-free darshanam for common devotees. As per the officials of TTD, VIPs would be allowed only two hours from 3 AM to 5 AM on both the days. And they also said that […]

Mukkoti Dwadasi 2012

Mukkoti Dwadasi (Vaikunta Dwadasi) is observed on Shukla Paksha Dwadasi in Dhanurmasam, the following day of Vaikunta Ekadasi (Mukkoti Ekadasi). In 2012, Mukkoti Dwadasi date is December 24. There was another Mukkoti Dwadasi in January early this year – January 6, 2012. Mukkoti Dwadasi is celebrated with utmost fervor in Tirumala Tirupati Temple, Bhadrachalam Sri […]

Mukkoti Dwadasi 2013

Mukkoti Dwadasi is observed on Dwadasi in Shukla Paksha of Dhanurmasam as per the Vaishnava sampradaya followed in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. In 2013, there is no Mukkoti Dwadasi as there is no Shukla Paksha Dwadasi of Dhanurmasam in this year. As Dhanurmasam continues till 13 January 2013, Mukkoti Dwadasi of 23 December […]

Vaikuntha Dwadasi 2013

Vaikuntha Dwadasi is observed on Dhanurmasa Dwadasi as per the Vaishnava tradition followed in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. In 2013, there is no Vaikuntha Dwadasi as there is no Shukla Paksha Dwadasi of Dhanurmasam in this year. As Dhanurmasam continues till 13 January 2013, Vaikuntha Dwadasi of 23 December 2012 is considered as […]