This festival is celebrated at the end of the month of Magha. This signifies
the return of the gods to the earth after their brief stay in the heavens.
On this day all the villagers gather at their local temple and through
the priests the deity tells the devotees what he has brought along from
the heaven. People ask the priest a lot of questions about the future
and the welfare of their families and crops. People rub butter upon the
Lingam in the Shiva temples and if the mice do not eat it up at night,
it is taken to be a good omen and supposed to herald a good harvest year.