Vaikunta Ekadasi festival is observed at
Vaikunta Dwaram as the name indicates is the door to Vaikunta – abode of Srihari Vishnu. The door is opened only on this day.
The utsava murti of Balaji is taken around the
Mada Street on
Vahanas on this day along with Sridevi and Bhudevi.
The main ritual on this day is the passing through the Vaikunta Dwaram. Apart from this devotees observe fast on the entire Ekadasi day.
Devotees consider it highly meritorious to have darshan of Venkateswara on the day.
RelatedVaikunta Ekadasi at Sri Ranganatha Temple in Srirangam