Keeping up with its annual tradition, the Mahakaleswar jyotirlinga procession will get underway in Ujjain today at 4 pm as it does every year on the first Monday of Shraavan. The Mahakaleshwar jyotirlinga in Ujjain is one of the twelve jyotirlingas and is frequented by Shiva devotees all year round. The month of Shraavan is of great religious significcance to Hindus and typically falls between July-end and third week of August. This year, the first Monday of Shraavan falls on July 25 making it the day for the popular annual Mahakaleshwar procession. Also Read - Exclusive: On Swara Bhasker's Birthday, Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari Talks About Her 'Gutsy' Friend
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This procession is marked by a puja and several rituals performed at the Mahakaleshwar temple by 4 pm. This is followed by devotees carrying the decorated idol of Mahakaleshwar all through the city. As always, the procession will first head to the nearby Police Chowki where officers will pay their respects. This will be followed by a trip all over the city so that other devotees can catch a glimpse of this extremely popular procession. The procession is includes a Polica band, pandits, bhajan singers and other devotees who consider this day to be auspicious. Today’s procession is the first of six such processions to be held this year. The next five processions are to be held on AUgust 1, August 8, August 15, August 22 and August 29 respectively. Also Read - Dream11 Team Prediction Managua vs Deportivo Ocotal Nicaragua League 2020: Captain, Vice-Captain And Football Tips For MNG vs OCO Today's Match at Estadio Nacional de Futbol 4AM IST
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