Mahakal ki Sawari at Ujjain Mahakal Temple in Shravan Month

Mahakal ki Sawari is the special processions that are taken out in the Shravan or Sawan month in the Ujjain Mahakal Temple 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 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 Ujjain Mahakal Temple. Thousands of people arrive to witness this unique ritual.

This is also the period when the Kanwar Yatra takes place.