Vaikunta Ekadasi at Tirumala 2023 – Date | Timings | Booking

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Vaikunta Ekadasi at Tirumala 2023

Shuddha Ekadashi in Dhanurmasa is called Vaikunta Ekadasi (23rd Dec). At Tirumala, in the early hours of this day, the Vaikunta Dwaram (door) will be opened and will be closed after 10 days.

Vaikunta Dwaram will not be opened in the whole year except during this auspicious period. So there will be huge rush observed on these days due to its importance. It is believed that those who will have Vaikunta Dwara Darshanam during Vaikunta Ekadasi at Tirumala will get Moksham. Vaikunta Dwaram is believed to be ‘Gate of Heaven’.

Eight Lakh Devotees will be provided Vaikunta Dwara Darshan during the 10 days.

Pilgrims Have to take tokens to get darshan. Without tickets pilgrims will not be allowed for vaikunta dwara darshan during Dec 23rd – Jan 1.

Tirumala Vaikunta Dwaram Opening Dates In Dec 2023

  • Vaikunta Dwaram will be opened from Dec 23rd, 03:00 AM to January 1st, 11:59 PM.
  • During Vaikunta Ekadasi at Tirumala, there will be procession for the well-adorned Sri Malayappa Swami along with Sri Devi and Bhu Devi in the golden chariot between 9 AM to 10 AM, followed by Asthanam in the temple.

    golden chariot tirumala

  • On Vaikunta Dwadasi day Dec 24th, Chakra Snanam will be performed in Swamy Pushkarini between 5 AM and 6 AM.

How To Book Tirumala Vaikunta Ekadasi Darshan Tickets In Online?

Only 4 options are there to avail Vaikunta Dwara Darshan

  • Rs.300 Special Entry Darshan Tickets – Sold Out
  • Free Darshan Tickets – Will be issued in offline counters in Tirupati. Scroll down for more details
  • SRIVANI Trust VIP Break Darshan (Rs.10,300 Per Head) – Available for few dates
  • Protocol VIP’s visiting In-person.

RTC Quota, Tour Packages , Privilege darshan’s like Infant Darshan, Senior Citizen Quota, NRI & Defense Darshan are all cancelled for these 10 days.

Tirumala Vaikunta Dwara Darshan With Free Darshan Tokens

In Tirupati, nine centers with almost 100 counters would be set up and SSD tokens will be issued to the devotees for Vaikunta Dwara Darshan. TTD will give wide publicity to the devotees on darshan updates through TTD website, SVBC etc. The devotees are requested to plan their Tirumala visit based on the availability of tokens only. Without token you cannot have darshan.

  • TTD started issuing the 5 Lakh Tickets (50000 per day) continuously for all 10 days. Counters will be operating 24 hours till that 5 Lakh Tickets are issued and then they will be closed.
  • Aadhar Card is mandatory to get ticket. Other ID Proofs Wont Work.
  • Everyone has to stand in queue and take their ticket. Others cannot take your ticket as the ticket will be given by taking a photo of the person, same person will be allowed for darshan in tirumala.

Free Darshan Tokens Issue Places In Tirupati For Vaikunta Dwara Darshan

Approximately 10 counters will be available at the each location mentioned below.

  1. Srinivasam – Opp. To Tirupati Bus Stand
  2. Vishnu Nivasam – Opp. To Tirupati Railway Station
  3. Bhudevi Complex – Beside Alipiri Bus Stand
  4. Govinda Raja Swamy Choultries 2 & 3 – Back Side of Tirupati Railway Station
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