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No.

Month

Fortnight

Tithi

Particulars

15

Asvani
Bright
Tenth (Dasmi)
Vijaydasmi Parva, Sami Pujana and Sawari

16

Asvani
Bright
Full moon day
Sharadotsava and distribution of Ksira in midnight

17

Kartika
Dark
14th day (Chaturdasi)
Annakuta

18

Kartika
Dark
Amavasya
Lighting of lamps on the Deepavali festival

19

Kartika
Bright
Every Monday
Sawari (Procession)

20

Kartika
Bright
Baikuntha Chaturdasi
Harihara-milana (Processions)

21

Margasirsha
Dark
Every Monday
Sawari

22

Pausha
Bright
Dhana-Samkranti (Ekadasi)
Annakuta

23

Magha
Dark
Basant Panchami
Special Puja

24

Phalguna
Dark
Mahashivaratri
Mahotsava, Special Pujana and Abhisheka

25

Phalguna
Bright
Second (Dvitiya)
Darsana of five-forms of Siva (Pancha Swarupa)

26

Phalguna
Bright
Full-moon day
Holika festival after Sandhya arati
(*) Right from the fifth day of the Dark fortnight of the Phalguna month to Mahashivaratri, a nine-day celebration is held in Mahakalesvara temple which include different types of srngaras every day of Sivaratri Parva, the Mahapujana and the special srngara of the Lord is dobe. Only on this day the Bahsmarti is performed in the noon only once in a year.