Mysuru: Mahashivaratri will be celebrated at Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Ashrama on Ooty Road, Datta Nagara, here from Feb.12 to 14.
10 am: Girija Kalyana; 6 pm: Sri Venkatamakhi Memorial and Sri Thyagaraja Aradhana – Mass Singing of Thyagaraja Pancha Ratna compositions by Mysuru Musicians.
6 am: Maha Ganapathy Homa and Rudra Homa; 9 am: Srichakra Puja and Homa Poornahuti; 10 am: Benedictions by Sri Swamiji; 6 pm: Rudrabhisheka to Sachchidanandeshwara Shiva Linga by Sri Swamiji; 7 pm: Sahasra Kalashabhisheka to Shiva Linga by devotees; 10 pm: Abhisheka to Shiva Linga — 11 times chanting Rudra Prasna Veda Mantras and different decorations to Shiva Linga continues.
8 pm: Karnatak Violin duet by Vid. N.N. Ganesh Kumar and Vid. R. Dayakar, Mysuru, accompanied by Vid. Rudrapatnam Shankar Ramesh on mridanga, Vid. M.R. Manjunath on ghata and Vid. T.A. Ramanujan on morching; 11 pm: Karnatak Vocal by Vid. Sampagodu Vignaraja, accompanied by Vid. Vybhav Ramani on violin,Vid. Akshay Anand on mridanga and Vid. Karthik on kanjira.
1 am: Shiva Tatva Vybhavam – Dance Ballet by Umamaheshwara Nrutya Kalakshetra, Mysuru; 2 am: Shiva Bhajans, Divyanama Sankeertana and discourse by Sri Ganapathy Swamiji; 6 am: Maha Mangalarati to Shiva Linga, Teertha and Prasada distribution.
For details, contact Ashrama Office on Ph: 0821-2486486, according to a press release.