Vaikunta Ekadashi Upavasam | Why observe Fasting on Vaikunta Ekadashi?

Lord Vishnu cosmic sleep

The Importance of observing fast during Vaikuntha Ekadashi is mentioned in the Puranas. According to legend, once,when the great demon Murasura fights with Lord Vishnu, a female form emerged from the body of Lord Vishnu, and burnt Murasura into ashes with her powers. Lord Vishnu, was very much satisfied with the female form, and he […]

Vaikunta Ekadashi, 6 January 2020 | Mukkoti Ekadashi

6 January 2020 is Vaikunta Ekadashi (Mukkoti Ekadashi). In 2020, it is first Vaikunta Ekadashi. 25 December 2020 will also be celebrated as Vaikunta Ekadashi, Mukkoti Ekadashi, Swargavathil Ekadashi or Pausha Putrada Ekadashi. Vaikunta Ekadashi falls in Margazhi Masam in Tamil calendar, Dhanu Masam in Malayalam calendar and Paush Month in other Hindu calendars followed […]

Vaikunta Ekadashi Special Pujas at Srinivasa Mangapuram Temple

TTD has  organized special pujas at Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Temple, Srinivasa Mangapuram on Vaikunta Ekadashi and Vaikuntha Dwadashi days on January 6 and 7 respectively in 2020. On January  6, the Dhanurmasa rituals, Thomala Seva, Koluvu Panchanga Shravana will be completed from 12.05am to 3am. Devotees will get darshan through Vaikuntha dwaram from 3am on […]

TTD Koil Alwar Thirumanjanam on 31 December 2019 for Vaikunta Ekadashi

In view of Vaikuntha Ekadasi on January 6 in 2020, the temple cleansing traditional fete, Koil Alwar Tirumanjanam will be performed on 31 December 2019 in Tirumala temple. The celestial fete would be observed between 6 am and 11 am on that day. TTD has cancelled all arjitha sevas on that day. Koil Alwar means ‘Holy Shrine’. […]

Vaikunta Ekadasi at Triplicane Parthasarathy Temple, Chennai

Vaikunta Ekadasi at Triplicane Parthasarathy Temple, Chennai is one of the biggest temple festivals of Arulmigu Parthasarathy Temple. In 2020, Vaikunta Ekadasi date is January 6. (As per the Shastras and traditions followed by Triplicane Temple). Tiruvallikeni Parthasarathy Temple is a famous Koil at Triplicane in Chennai. It is one of the 108 Divyadesams (Holy […]

Vaikunta Ekadasi at Vittalapuram Panduranga Vittaleshwara Temple in Tamil Nadu

Vaikunta Ekadasi is observed on Margali Ekadashi or the Ekadashi day during Margazhi month as per the traditional Tamil calendar. In 2020, Vaikunta Ekadasi date is January 6. Vaikunta Ekadasi is celebrated in a grand manner in Vittalapuram Panduranga Vittaleshwara Temple in Tamil Nadu. The 500-year old Lord Panduranga Vittalaeshwara temple at Vittalapuram village is […]

Vaikunta Ekadashi in Jiyaguda Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Hyderabad

Vaikunta Ekadashi is the biggest festival in Jiyaguda Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Hyderabad. In 2020, Vaikunta Ekadashi date is January 6. At the historical Ranganatha Swamy Temple of Jiyaguda, Vaikunta Ekadashi procession begins at 5 AM from the temple. Garuda Vahana is the vehicle for Lord Sriman Narayana swamy. After the grand procession of the idol, […]

Mukkoti Ekadashi 2020

Mukkoti Ekadashi is observed on Dhanurmasa Ekadashi or the 11th day of Dhanurmasam. In 2020, Mukkoti Ekadashi dates are January 6 and December 25. This festival is celebrated with lot of fervor at Vishnu temples in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. January 5, 2020 – Poush Putrada Ekadashi (Mukkoti Ekadashi) December 25, 2020 – Mokshada Ekadashi (Mukkoti Ekadashi) […]

Vaikunta Ekadashi Vrata Katha, Story

Vaikunta Ekadashi Vrata Katha, Story of Vaikunta Ekadashi is associated with Nammalwar, one of the famous devotees of Lord Vishnu as per the Puranas. Vaikunta Ekadashi Vrata Katha  The Vaikunta loka, Lord Vishnu’s abode, has two classes: Karya Vaikuntham and Karana Vaikuntam. All the maharshis (sages), gods, and all the devotees are allowed into Karya […]

Uttara Dwara Darshanam on Vaikunta Ekadashi (Vaikunta Dwara Darshanam)

What is the importance of Uttara Dwara Darshanam on Vaikunta Ekadashi (Vaikunta Dwara Darshanam)? The story associated with Uttara Dwara Darshanam on Vaikunta Ekadashi On Vaikunta Ekadasi in all Vaishnava temples, devotees visit the Lord from Uttara dwara (Northern entrance of the temple is opened only on Vaikunta Ekadasi). It is also mentioned as ‘Swargadwara Ekadasi’. […]

TTD Arrangements for Vaikunta Ekadashi 2018

Congratulating the strong work force of TTD for making the twin brahmotsavams a memorable success, TTD EO Sri Anil Kumar Singhal instructed all the Heads of Departments to gear up with same spirit for yet another major religious event Vaikuntha Ekadasi which falls on December 18. During the review meeting at the Conference Hall in […]

ISKCON Bangalore, Vaikunta Ekadashi 2017

ISKCON Bangalore celebrates Vaikunta Ekadashi 2017 on 29 December. Free Archana Seva in your name on the auspicious day of Vaikuntha Ekadashi. Click here to include your name. We also request devotees to contribute towards the Vaikuntha Ekadashi Sevas listed below and receive the blessings of Sri Srinivasa Govinda. Please note that the Vaikuntha Ekadashi […]

Skandagiri Temple Vaikunta Ekadashi Puja

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 […]

Vaikunta Ekadasi at Srirangam Ranganathar Temple in Tamil Nadu

Vaikunta Ekadashi, also known as Mukkoti Ekadasi, is observed on Margazhi Ekadashi or on the 11th day in Margali month in Tamil Nadu. Vaikunta Ekadashi 2017 date is January 8 & December 29. It is a major festival in SriRangam Sri Ranganathar temple (Ranganatha Swamy temple). Vaikunda Ekadasi is celebrated for twenty one days which is […]

Vaikunta Ekadashi 2020

Vaikunta Ekadashi vrata is observed on Dhanur Masa Shukla Paksha Ekadasi or on the 11th day of bright fortnight during Dhanur Masam. In 2020, Vaikunta Ekadashi dates are – 6 January and 25 December. Vaikunta Ekadashi of 8 January is Pushya Shukla Ekadasi day as per Telugu, Kannada and North Indian Hindi calendars. Vaikunta Ekadasi is […]

Vaikunta (Mukkoti) Ekadashi at Simhachalam Temple

Vaikunta (Mukkoti) Ekadashi at Simhachalam Temple is a grand festival to watch and experience. In 2017, Vaikunta Ekadashi Uttara Dwara Darshanam date is January 8. As Uttara Dwara Darshanam (Vaikunta Dwara Darshanam) is a special significant ritual on this day, tens of thousands of devotees throng Simhachalam Temple to have darshanam of Sri Varaha Lakshmi […]

Vaikuntha Dwara Darshanam at TTD Temples

Vaikuntha Dwara Darshanam at TTD Temples – Vaikunta Ekadashi & Vaikunta Dwadashi are the most sacred days since the devotees get to have Vaikuntha Dwara Darshanam on these days at all Vishnu Temples – prominently in TTD Temples like Tirumala Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Srinivasa Mangapuram Kalyana Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Appalayagunta Temple, Pattabhiramalayam in Valmikipuram, […]

Swarnaratham on Vaikunta Ekadashi at Tirumala Temple

Swarnaratham on Vaikunta Ekadashi at Tirumala Temple… The hill temple of Tirumala which has geared up for 2017 Vaikuntha Ekadasi on December 29 and Vaikuntha Dwadasi on December 30, will also observe the procession of Swarnaratham and Chakrasnanam respectively during these days. RADHA RANGA DOLOTSAVAM On December 29, the procession of Swarna Ratham in the […]