Ringing of the temple bells daily at 4.30am, 8.30am, 11.30am, 7.30pm & 9.30pm before performing abhishek / aaratee seva to inform devotees.
Opening & Closing Mandir Doors
Opening of the temple door at 4.45am, Closing of the temple door at 10.45pm.
Closing of the outer doors of temple at 11.00pm.
At 5.00am Mukhamarjan, Padya Pooja
This involves the waking of the deity with a Kakada - torch, to accompaniment of hymns Mukhmarjan, Padya Pooja.
At 5.30am Aaratee Ritual
Ekarti, kapoor aratee is done called, Kakadarati with butter & coarse sugar naivaidya. Devotional songs in 'Bhup-Rag' are recited at this time.
At 9.00am & 12.00pm Morning Pooja
This pooja involves offering of Shodashopachara pooja consisting of 16 elements. Pancamrit Abhishek (anointing the Goddesses feet with curd, milk, honey, ghee & sugar) with vaidic chants is carried out and next
At 9.30am Aartee Ritual & At 12.30pm Aartee Ritual With Mahanaivaidya
Ekaratee, pancharatee, kapoor aartee is doen with sweet rawa kheer naivaidya & for noon pooja maha naivaidya of pure veg dish consist of sweet puran poli with local traditional rich dishes coarse, also called 'Bhog -Arati ending with shankhteerth is spreading over devotee
After 12.30pm Oranament pooja
Ornament pooja is done with rich saree & ornament offered by devotee for darshan of idol up to 8.45pm till evening aaratee is done
After ringing of bells at 7.30 pm Vaidic hymns are chanted
At 8.15pm Aartee ritual
Ekaratee, pancharatee, kapoor aartee is doen with laddu, poha, & karanjee naivaidya & shankhteerth is spreding over devotee. After Aarati, ornarnents are taken off and kept in treasury.
At 10.10pm Shej Aaratee
Kapoor aartee with shej aaratee & nidra vida is doen with milk & sugar naivaidya & same naivaidy given to devotee as prasad of mahalaxmi.
Aarati & naivaidya also offered at same time daily for daity Mahakali, Matuling, Shree yantra, Maha Ganapati, Maha Saraswati which is within temple premises.
Tuesday & Friday, Aarati seats increase Arati-visit is given to all small & big 87 temples within premises of temple periphery.
Every Friday is fast day of shree mahalaxmi Devi so 'Naivedya' is offered to the Devi at night on Friday & a festive image of the deity is taken out in palanquin procession around the temple between courtyard within temple premises on each Friday at 9.30pm
There is a tradition to do special aarati whenever Shree Shankaracharya & Shreemant Chhatrapati pay a visit to the temple or at time of Eclipse, Kiranotsava etc
[The above timings are subject to change on special dates especially the lunar and solar eclipse]