Saturday 6 December 2014

Latest Updates on "Vaikunta Ekadasi" Celebrations in Tirumala Temple

Updated on 27/12/2014: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam TTD Vaikunta Ekadasi(Mukkoti Ekadashi) Festival celebrations begins on December 31, 2014(Wednesday)  and concludes on January 2, 2015 (Friday) in Tirumala Temple. 

On this auspicious festival, TTD will make special darshan arrangements for Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaikunta Darshan through Vaikunta Gate (Dwaram in Telugu) on Vaikunta Ekadasi and Vaikunta Dwadasi which falls on January 1,2015 (Thursday) and January 2, 2015(Friday) respectively. 

Latest Updates on Vaikunta Ekadasi Festival in Tirumala Temple:
December 27, 2014: Pilgrims who have booked Rs.300 Online tickets on 24/12/2014 will be allowed for Darshan at 12:00pm on January 2, 2015 in Tirumala Temple.  
TTD cancelled the issuance of "Divya Darshan Tickets" for Pedestrians from midnight 12:00hrs of 29/12/2014 to 4/1/2015. Pilgrims shall note the changes.

December 21, 2014: Divya Darshan Tokens will not be issued from 00:00hrs of December 30, 2014 to 00:00hrs of January 3, 2015. Pilgrims may kindly note the changes.

December 20, 2014: TTD decided to release 10,000 Special Entry tickets through Online for the darshan of Sri Venkateswara Swamy on the day of "VAIKUNTA DWADASI 2015". Online Tickets will be available on 24/12/2014(Wednesday) at 9:00am for booking of darshan tickets through internet.
Tirumala Temple Darshan Timings on VAIKUNTA EKADASI 2015: 
VIP DARSHAN Timings: 1:45am - 5:00am
Sarva Darshan Timings: 5:00am to till midnight
On the occassion of festival days(1/1/2015 & 2/1/2015), TTD will issue Two(2) extra laddus
  • TTD cancelled all Arjitha Sevas on the days of Vaikunta Ekadasi and Vaikunta Dwadasi.
  • TTD will not be released "Special Entry Darshan" Rs.300 tickets Online Quota for the darshan dates from 30/12/2014 to 4/1/2015
December 15, 2014:
  • On the day of Vaikunata Ekadasi[January 1, 2015(Thursday)], there is "MahaSuddhi" in Tirumala Temple. TTD will able to allot about 19hrs for the pilgrims on VAIKUNTA EKADASI and provide darshan to 60 thousand pilgrims only.
  • On the day of Vaikunta Dwadasi[January 2, 2015(Friday)], Srivari Abhishekam will be performed to Mula Virat(Main Deity) inside Tirumala Temple. Hence TTD will able to allot about 18hours for darshan and able to provide darshan to approximately 65 thousand pilgrims.
Importance to Common Pilgrims to have a darshan on Vaikunta Ekadasi"
  • TTD decided to cancel "all the advance booking Seva Tickets".
  • There will be "NO Privilege Darshan" for Donars, Aged, Parents with Infants, NRI, Defence Personnel, Physically Handicapped Pilgrims and etc.,
  • "No Recommendenation Letters" will be entertained during these days.
  • There will be "No Advance Reservation" for Darshan and Accommodation on these auspicious festival days.
"Pilgrims will be allowed in SARVA DARSHAN Only" on Vaikunta Ekadasi.

December 2,2014: Special Religious Events on  VAIKUNTA EKADASI in Tirumala Temple 
  • January 1, 2015(Thursday): On the day of Vaikunta Ekadasi(January 1, 2015), Special seva RathaRanga Dolotsavam will be celebrated at 9:00am in Tirumala Temple and Procession on "Swarna Ratham"
  • January 2, 2015(Friday): On the day of Vaikunta Dwadasi(January 2, 2015) , Chakrasnanam will be celebrated at 5:30am in Srivari Pushkarani, Tirumala Temple. 
(According to Lunar calendar 2015, Vaikunta Ekadasi festival falls on January 1, 2015 and in December 2015)

SrivariCollections wishes a Very Happy Vaikunta Darshan for ALL and Blessings from Lord Sri Malayappa Swamy (Lord Balaji)Tirumala. 

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