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Vaikunta Ekadashi: No entry to temples, devotees pray from outside
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Vaikunta Ekadashi: No entry to temples, devotees pray from outside

January 13, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The Vaikunta Ekadashi festival was a simple affair today in the city, sans any fervour and gaiety, as the Government last week announced fresh COVID protocol and restrictions, disallowing the devotees from entering temples during festivals that are going to take place this month,  as a safety and precautionary measure to check the spread…

Vaikunta Ekadashi: No entry for devotees at city temples tomorrow
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Vaikunta Ekadashi: No entry for devotees at city temples tomorrow

January 12, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The COVID pandemic has dealt a severe blow to devotees, who were eagerly looking forward to visit temples on Vaikunta Ekadashi tomorrow as the District Administration has banned entry of devotees to temples. There is no entry for devotees at the famed Sri Lakshmi Venkataramanaswamy Temple on KRS Road, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple…

Cheer amid COVID gloom
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Cheer amid COVID gloom

December 25, 2020

Christmas celebrations and Vaikunta Ekadashi spread joy as people pray for a disease-free 2021 Mysore/Mysuru: Christmas was not cancelled but it was significantly curtailed in city this year due to COVID contagion and the State Government’s flip-flop on night curfew, timings, restrictions and scale of celebrations.  Likewise, Vaikunta Ekadashi too was celebrated in a low-key…

Temples gear up for Vaikunta Ekadashi tomorrow with COVID measures
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Temples gear up for Vaikunta Ekadashi tomorrow with COVID measures

December 24, 2020

Mysuru: Tomorrow, Dec. 25, is Vaikunta Ekadashi and Vaishnavites celebrate this by visiting Vishnu Temples and entering the Vaikunta Dwara.    The festival occurs in the month of Margashira (December – January) during the fortnight of waxing moon is of special significance. This is a major festival of South India celebrated in all the temples of…

Temple Rush for Vaikunta Ekadashi
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Temple Rush for Vaikunta Ekadashi

January 6, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Chants of ‘Govindaa,Govindaa…’ reverberated across the city as thousands of devotees thronged Srinivasa temples this morning for Vaikunta Ekadashi, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Devotees lined up at the temples since early morning, especially the ones dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Narayana, where ‘Vaikunta Dwara’ was specially erected.  The devotees chanting ‘Govindaa, Govindaa’ and Suprabhata…

Devotees throng temples on Vaikunta Ekadashi
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Devotees throng temples on Vaikunta Ekadashi

December 18, 2018

Mysuru: The city wore a festive look as thousands of devotees thronged temples across the city to pay obeisance to the Deity on the auspicious Vaikunta Ekadashi Day right from the wee hours of this morning. At Sri Lakshmivenkataramanaswamy Temple on KRS  Road, V.V. Mohalla (Vontikoppal), the rituals began as early as 4 am, with…

Devotees throng temples on Vaikunta Ekadashi
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Devotees throng temples on Vaikunta Ekadashi

December 29, 2017

Mysuru: There was unprecedented rush at most temples, particularly those dedicated to Lord Vishnu in his myriad forms, in the city this morning on account of Vaikunta Ekadashi which was marked by special prayers and elaborate rituals. Vaikunta Ekadashi is an important festival dedicated to Lord Vishnu and it occurs in Dhanur Masa (December-January). It…

Special Darshan at city Temples on Vaikunta Ekadashi tomorrow
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Special Darshan at city Temples on Vaikunta Ekadashi tomorrow

December 28, 2017

Mysuru: Every year on Vaikunta Ekadashi day, a large number of devotees visit various temples across the city to have darshan of Vaikunta Dwara (Vaikunta Door) and witness special puja rituals. During this year, Vaikunta Ekadashi will be celebrated on Dec.29 (Friday). Sri Ganapathy Ashrama On this occasion, Uttara Dwara (North entrance) of Sri Datta…

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