Vaikunta Ekadasi festival celebrated with religious fervor in Tamil Nadu

The ‘Vaikunta Ekadasi’ festival has been celebrated with religious fervour Vaishnavite temples across Tamil Nadu and other parts of the country .Thousands of people visited the temples early in the morning and witnessed the opening of the “Sorkka Vaasal,” the inner sanctum sanctorum, with piety. The Srirangam Sri Renganathaswamy temple in Tiruchirapalli, Sri Parthasarathy temple at Triplicane in Chennai and all Vaishnavite shrines were specially illuminated and people in large numbers offered special pujas.