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Mukkoti Ekadasi 2017 date – Bhadrachalam Sri Rama Temple Mukkoti Ekadashi in 2017

Mukkoti Ekadasi is observed at the famous Bhadrachalam Sri Rama Temple in Andhra Pradesh. Mukkoti Ekadasi 2017 date is January 8. This Ekadashi is observed on the 11th day during the Shukla Paksha of Paush month (Dhanur masam) and is popularly known as Vaikunta Ekadasi. The famous Teppotsavam ritual takes place at Bhadrachalam during the period.

Vishnu devotees fast on the day and wait in the temple to pass through the Vaikunta Dwaram.
Vaikutha Dwara Darshanam or ‘the gate to the heaven’ is opened on this day in Lord Vishnu Temples in South India. This is the passage encircling the innermost sanctum of the Lord Vishnu Temple. Thousands of devotees queue up to pass through the Gate of Vaikunta on this day.

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