Swarga Vasal : The Gateway to Heaven


WHEN GATEWAY TO HEAVEN OPENS

HOLY OPPORTUNITY: Devotees thronged the Vaikunta Dwara (gates) of Vishnu temples across the city which were left open on the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi on Thursday. The deities are bathed and bejewelled as part of a special ‘alankara’. At the Iskcon temple (above), 3.6 tonnes of ladoos and 1,08,000 litres of sabudana payasa were distributed