Devotees throng temples on Vaikunta Ekadasi

vaikunta ekadasiOn the auspicious occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi, Devotees thronged the Lord Vishnu  temples in Telugu states.

Tirumala Tirupati Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple, Simhachalam and Dwaraka Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh and Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple in Yadagirigutta and Bhadrachalam Sri Sitaramachandra Swamy temple in Khammam in Telangana .

The deity Lord Vishnu wakes up on this very special from Yoga Nidra and bless the devotees . On this day the Vaikuntha Dwaram or the gate to Lord’s Inner Sanctum is opened . Fasting on Vaikuntha Ekadashi is equivalent to fasting on the remaining 23 Ekadashis of the year.