Vykunta Ekadashi, also known as Mukkoti Ekadasi or Moksha Ekadasi, is one of the important Ekadasis dedicated to Lord Vishnu in
Vykunta Ekadasi is observed mainly by Vaishnavites. It is more prominent with Tamil, Telugu and Kannada speaking people. The festival is known as Swarga Vathil Ekadashi in Kerala.
Vykunta Ekadasi is celebrated with great importance in
People observe fast on the day and keep vigil at night. The Vykunta Dwaram, or the innermost chamber, in important Lord Vishnu temples is opened only the day. The popular belief is that the doors of Vaikunta – the abode of Lord Vishnu – open before his true devotees.