Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is the first of the 108 Vaishnava Divya Desams to be renamed as Puloga Vaikundam. With a total of 7 prakaras, the temple is spread over an area of 150 acres with 54 sub-shrines. This year the world-famous Vaikunda Ekadasi festival held here in the Tamil month of Margazhi which usually falls in the month of December – January, has been started in a great manner without a large number of devotees.
Vaikuntha Ekadashi “Door To Paradise” is one of the major and important festival celebrated during the Tamil month of Margazhi in every Vishnu temples, especially in South India. During this auspicious days the South Indian temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu wears a festive look and more than thousands of people from all corners of the country and beyond visit these temples to get the blessings of Lord Vishnu.