The doors of the temple were opened in the world famous Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple at 4 am on Sunday. Lord Mahakal was anointed with water, after anointing with Panchamrit made of milk, curd, ghee, honey, sugar, fresh fruit juice, Tripund and Om were offered and divinely decorated with silver ornaments and cannabis, sandalwood, dry fruits.
Trinetra with Tripund was worn on the head, Sheshnag's silver crown was worn on the head, silver Mundmal and Rudraksh's garland were offered. The Lord wore a garland of flowers made of fragrant flowers.
After offering new clothes, fruits and sweets were offered, a large number of devotees attended the Bhasma Aarti and took the blessings of Baba Mahakal. Bhasma was offered to Lord Mahakal on behalf of Maha Nirvani Akhara. It is believed that after offering ashes, God appears in formless form.