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From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Wed Dec 23 1998 - 11:56:55 PST
> >Dear BhakthAs of Sriman NaarAyaNA : There was a query as to when to observe the Sri Vaikunta Ekadasi related all night vigil . Duirng the early morning of Dec 29 in Dhanur lagnam in Dhanur Maasam ,we follow the Lord through Parama padha Vaasal . Durign the night , we obserrve the vigil for reasons explained below. I will finish my write-ups on Sri Vaikunta EkAdasi today , if possible . wishing you all a wonderful Sri Vaikunta EkAdasi Celebration , AdiyEn ,V.Sadagopan >Dear BhakthAs : >It is the night of Tuesday(29th Dec. ) that one has >to be awake in preparation for the Dwaadasi >PaaraNai on Wednesday .RukmAngatha Charithram >is the PurANic connection .The recommended >sections of divya prabhandham for the >second day of IrrA Patthu and the other ones >recited so far can be included for the long vigil . >EkAdasi UpavAsam can be observed by those , who >can . >Your very thought of wanting to follow these observances >is most moving . >AdiyEn, V.Sadagopan > >> >>Sri. Sadagopan: >> >>On the early hours of Dec 29, 1998 Sri. Ranganthar Swamy will enter the >>SorkVasal and reach Ayiramkal mandapam for Irapatthu utsavam. Is it the >>night on Dec 28, 1998 we all awake or the night of Dec 29, 1998? Can you >>clarify this for me? In HTCS, NJ we want to recite some Prabandams on Dec 28. >>Someone is telling us that it is Dec 29th night, we will awake. >> >>dAsan.