Vaikunta Ekadasi falls on December 18 this year. Here are some of the events planned at a few temples in the Mylapore area.
-Viswaroopa darshanam will be held at 2 a.m. at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, Mylapore. Parampada vasal sevai will follow at 4.30 a.m. At 5 a.m., ‘Pathi ulathal’ sevai will be held at the temple mandapam. A garuda sevai with veedi purappadu will follow. The main deities will adorn precious stones (vajrangi sevai).
To mark Ra Pathu (Dec 18 -27), a veedi purappadu will be held in the evening everyday. For details contact 24643873.
-At Sri Madhava Perumal Temple, Mylapore, paramapada vasal sevai will be held at 5.30 a.m. The main deity will adorn pearls (muthangi sevai). A veedi purappadu will follow. An ul purappadu will be held in the evening.
For the Ra Pathu utsavam, the deity will adorn a special alangaram in the evening everyday. Contact 24985112.
-At Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore, viswaroopa darshanam will be held at 2 a.m., paramapada vasal sevai at 4.00 a.m. Garuda sevai will be held at 6 a.m. followed by veedi purappadu. The temple will be open throughout the day. The main deities will decorated with pearls (muthangi sevai).
Perumal and Nammalvar will be taken on an ul purappadu in the evening for all the ten days of the Ra Pathu utsavam. For details contact 24953799.