Vaikuntha Ekadashi
Celebrations at Lord Datta Venkateshwara Temple
December 22, 2004


Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji performing Puja at 5 am to the deities of Venkateshwara, Padmavati and Bhudevi which were placed at the northern door of the Main Shrine at Lord Datta Venkateshwara Temple


Devotees entering from the northern door of the Main Shrine of Lord Datta Venkateshwara Temple. This door is opened only for a day in the year on Vaikuntha Ekadashi day



Rathotsava (chariot festival), which started from the Mukha Mantapa of Datta Venkateshwara Temple went on the Ashrama ring road to Universal prayer hall.


Sri Swamiji performing Puja to one of the biggest ever Shankha (Conch). This Shankha was recently given to the Peetham by a devotee.


The close up of the new Conch (Shankha)


The evening Bhajan session by Pujya Sri Swamiji was enthralling