Devotees throng at heaven's gate

Bangalore: A festival for cleansing all sins and entering the gates to heaven marked a solemn Wednesday. Temples of Lord Vishnu across
the city were decked up for Vaikunta Ekadashi. Hundreds of devotees queued up before temples, eager to seek the Lord's blessings. The festival is considered one of the most auspicious.

Iskcon temple lined up special events throughout the day, starting with the traditional `abhisheka' performed on the idols in the morning, to installation of a `vaikunta dwara'.

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