Vaikuntha Ekadashi falls on Friday, December 25, 2020. Vaikuntha is the heavenly abode of Lord Vishnu. On Vaikuntha Ekadashi it is believed that the gate of Lord Vishnu's inner sanctum opens for devotees who observe fast to attain salvation. Fasting and worship is suggested for devotees who seek the love and affection of Lord Vishnu. The Purusha Suktha Homam will be performed on this day to seek the blessings of Lord Vishnu.
According to the Vakya Panchangam, followed in temples, Saturn transits from Dhanus Rasi to Makaram on 26th December 2020. The transit of Saturn, is significant and has considerable influence on one's life. To alleviate any malefic effects and to enhance benefic effects of this Saturn Transit, the Sani Preethi Homam is being performed on 26th December 2020.