March 28, 2017: Ugadi / Start of Telugu New Year / Gudi Padwa (according to Dhruganitha Sindhantam), Tailabhangam, Nimbhukusuma Bhakshanam, Prapadanam, Svetha varaha kalpadi, Start of Vasantha Navratri
March 29, 2017: Ugadi / Start of Telugu New Year / Gudi Padwa (according to Poorva Ganitha Sindhantam), Sri Hemalambha Year, Arundathi Vrat, Umasivagni Pooja, Chandra Darsanam
March 30, 2016: Siva Dolotsavam, Saubhagya Sayana Vratam, Masa Gouri Vratam, Andolana Tritiya, Sukramaudhyami Tyagam
Lord Shiva is an important Hindu God. The word 'Shiva' means 'auspicious one'. He is the destroyer god or transformer among the Trimurtis.
Lord Shiva is usually worshipped in the abstract form of Shiva linga.
Bhairava is an avatar of Lord Shiva. Bhairava Ashtami is observed earmarking the birth of Bhairava.