Mahakal ki Sawari is the special processions that are taken out in the Shravan or Sawan month in the
dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. These special rituals are held on the Mondays or Somwar in Shravan Mahina. Mahakal ki Sawari 2016 dates are July 25, August 1, August 8 and August 15. The Shravan month in 2016 as per traditional calendars followed in Ujjain Mahakal Temple North India begins on July 20 and ends on August 18.
Special processions of the murti of Lord Shiva are held on all Mondays in the surrounding of the
. Thousands of people arrive to witness this unique ritual. Ujjain Mahakal Temple
This is also the period when the Kanwar Yatra takes place.