Important Festivals at Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple

The list of important festivals at Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple, Madhya Pradesh, is given here. The list comprised of Hindu month, tithi and the importance of the festival.

Important Festivals at Ujjain Temple

1. Chaitra Month Krishna Paksha Panchami – Ranga Panchami, Phaga and Dhvaja Pujana

2. Chaitra Month Shukla Paksha Pratipada – New Samvatsara Celebration and Panchanga Pujana

3. Vaisakha Month Krishna Paksha Pratipada – Jaladhara for continuous two months

4. Vaishakha Month Shukla Paksha Tritiya – Akshay Tritiya – Jala Mataki Phala daana

5. Jyeshta Month Krishna Paksha – Nakshatra Prajanya Anushthana for 11 days

6. Ashada Month Shukla Paksha – Guru Purnima Special Sringara on the advent of month. Chaturmasa begins.

7. Sravana Krishna Paksha – Every Monday Sawari (Shravan Somvar Sawari)

8. Sravana Krishna Amavasya – Deepa Pujana

9. Sravana Shukla Paksha – Naga Panchami – Darshan of Naga Chandresvara

10. Sravana Purnima – Raksha Sutra Parva, Bhoga and Sringara

11. Bhadrapada Krishna Paksha – Every Monday upto Amavasya Sawari

12. Bhadrapada Krishna Ashtami – Janmashtami celebrations after evening Arati

13. Ashwin Krishna Ekadashi – Uma Sanjhi festival begins

14. Ashwin Shukla Dwitiya – Final day of Uma Sanjhi festival

15. Ashwin Shukla Dashami – Vijayadashami Parva, Sami Pujana and Sawari

16. Ashwin Purnima – Sharadotsava and distribution of Kshira in midnight

17. Kartika Krishna Chaturdashi – Annakuta

18. Kartika Amavasya – Deepavali festival

19. Kartika Shukla Mondays – Sawari (procession)

20. Kartika Shukla Chaturdashi – Baikunta Chaturdashi Harihara Milana (processions)

21. Margashirsha Krishna Paksha – Every Monday Sawari

22. Pausha Shukla Paksha- Dhana Sankranti (Ekadashi) – Annakuta

23. Magha Krishna Panchami – Basant Panchami Special Puja

24. Phalgun Krishna – Mahashivaratri Mahotsava, Special Pujana and Abhisheka

25. Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dwitiya – Darshan of five-forms of Siva (Pancha Swarupa)

26. Phalgun Purnima – Holika festival after Sandhya Arati

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