DAILY PROGRAMMES &
FESTIVALS IN MAYURESHWAR’S TEMPLE
Moreshwar’s pooja is done thrice
a day. In the morning at 5’O clock Prakshal Pooja
is done. This poja is done by Gurav poojary. ‘Shodopachra
Pooja’ is done at 7’O clock in morning &
at 12’O clock in the afternoon. These pooja are
done by Brahmin poojary. At the time of pooja Ganesh
Atharvashirsha’s Aavarthana(Repeatative cycle)
are made. In the morning pooja, kichadi & Chapati,
in the afternoon pooja full meal & in the night
milk & rice are offered aas Naivaidyan to Mayureshwar.
Tempel remains open for darshan from 5 a.m. to 10.00
Two festivals on Bhadrapada Shuddha Chaturthi
& Magh Shuddha Chaturthi are celebrated on grand
scale in Morgaon.
Beside this Vijayadashmi(Dasehara) &
Somavati Amavasya are also celebrated on big scale.
On Vijayadashami Mayureshwar’s Palanquin begins
at 11’O clock in the night.
Palanquin procession is worth seeing.
Fire crackers made in the village are brust on a large
scale. Palkhi procession goes round the village for
whole night & at the break of dawn palkhi reaches
at the Someshwar’s temple. At that time, names
of villagers are read according to their ancestral hierarchy.
Programme ends with Dhuparati. On Magha Shuddha Panchami,
there is one programme called Annaasantarpana. It means
naivaidyam from different houses is gathered & it
is distributed among devotees as mahaprasad. Nearly
10-15 thousand devotees come for such yatra.