Vaikunta Ekadashi, 25 December 2020 | Mukkoti Ekadashi

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25 December 2020 is Vaikunta Ekadashi (Mukkoti Ekadashi). In 2020, it is second Vaikunta Ekadashi.

6 January 2020 was 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 in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, West Bengal and other North Indian states.

There is no special rule or regulation to observe Vaikuntha Ekadasi. Similar to other Ekadasi vratham, observing fast (upavasam), Mauna Vratham (remain silent), Hari nama sankirthana, visiting Vishnu temples and Vishnu Puja are the best things to do on this ekadasi. Read more for Vaikunta Ekadashi Puja Vidhanam…

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 Vaikunta only. Read more for Vaikunta Ekadashi vratha Katha..

What is the Significance of Vaikunta Dwara Darshanam (Uttara Dwara Darshanam) on this 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’. The origin of this name explained with a legend in Puranas. Read more for detailed story..

What is the relation between Nammalwar and Vaikunta Ekadashi?

Nammalwar, one of the great devotees in the Sri Sampradaya (the disciplic succession descending from Lakshmi Devi) went back to Godhead on this day. Read detailed story..

Vaikunta Ekadashi Vrata Paarana Time

Vaikunta Ekadashi Vrata Parana Time (Break fast Time): 8.30 AM to 8.57 AM on 26 December 2020, Vaikunta Dwadashi day.

Why devotees will have Darshan of Lord Vishnu from North gate or entrance on Vaikunta Ekadasi

Vaikunta Ekadasi in Bhadrachalam Sri Sita Ramachandra Swamy Temple, Andhra Pradesh

Vaikunta Ekadasi in Tirumala Tirupati Temple, Andhra Pradesh

Vaikunta Ekadasi in Srirangam Sri Ranganatha swamy Temple, Tamil Nadu

Vaikunta Ekadasi festival in Vittalapuram Panduranga Vittaleshwara Temple, Tamil Nadu

Panchang, Vaikunta Ekadashi – 25 December 2020

प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, मार्गशीर्ष मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, एकादशी तिथि, अश्विनी नक्षत्र, शिव योग, विष्टि करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:09 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:44
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)14:26 Chandrastama (Moonset)27:35

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ekadashi – 25:53*
Nakshatra Ashwini – 07:36
Yoga Shiva – 14:37
Karana Vishti – 25:53*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Margashirsha
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 11:07 – 12:27
Gulika Kalam: 08:29 – 09:48
Yama Gandam: 15:05 – 16:25

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Margashirsha Mahina 2077 (Margashirsha Maas)

Malayalam Calendar – Dhanu Month 1196 (Dhanu Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Margashirsha Maasa

Tamil Calendar – Margazhi Month (Margali Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Poush Mash 1427

Nepali Calendar – Poush Maas 2077

Telugu Calendar – Margashira Masam (Margashiram)

Marathi Calendar – Margashirsha Maas

Gujarati Calendar – Magshar Maas
Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mesha

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 29:11* – 30:59*
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:48

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 18:24 – 20:12
Durmuhurthams: 12:48 – 13:30

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