Ujjain Mahakal Sawari 2021 in Shravan Month at Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple… Lord Mahakal is taken out in a procession on every Monday in Shravan Month upto Bhadrapada Amavasya. In 2021, Ujjain Mahakal Sawari dates are – July 26, August 2, August 9, August 16, 23 August, 30 August and September 6.
The last Sawari before Bhadrapada Amavasya (6 September) is celebrated with great pomp and show. It draws few lakhs of devotees.
Mahakal Sawari is also performed from Shukla Paksha of Kartik Month to Krishna Paksha of Margashirsha Month.
The procession of Mahakala on Vijaydasami festival visiting the celebrations at Dashahara Maidan is also very attractive.
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is one of the most famous Shiva Temples and is one of the Dwadasha Jyothirlinga Temples (13 ancient and most sacred temples dedicated to Lord Shiva).
Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple is located on the side of the Rudrasagar lake. Mahakaleshwar Shivalingam is believed to be Swayambhu (Self manifested). The consort for Mahakaal is Goddess Mahakali.
In 2020, Ujjain Mahakal Sawari dates are – July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3 and August 17.
In 2019, Ujjain Mahakal Sawari dates are – July 22, July 29, August 5, August 12, August 19 and August 26.
In 2018, Ujjain Mahakal Sawari dates are – July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27 and September 3.
In 2017, Ujjain Mahakal Sawari dates were – July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7, August 14 and August 21.