Kal Bhairav Temple Varanasi

Kal Bhairav Temple Varanasi History, Timings and Pooja details

Kal Bhairav Temple Varanasi History

As per the Legend, Once Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu had an argument over the supreme among themselves. Lord Vishnu and Brahma approached 4 Vedas to find out the Supreme power. The four Vedas unanimously declared Lord Siva as the Supreme power. Lord Vishnu and Brahma were not convinced with the reply. Angered Brahma started staring at Lord Siva. Lord Siva angered with Brahma’s act created Kal Bhairav and ordered him to remove the 5th head of Lord Brahma.

Lord Siva ordered Kal Bhairav to get rid of Sin of removing Brahma’s 5th head. Kal Bhairav visited many temples before reaching Kashi. On reaching Kashi, he got relieved from the Sin and the 5th head of Brahma fell on the ground. The place where the head fell down is called Kapal Mochan Tirtha. Kal Bhairav stayed in Kashi from them on.

Kal Bhairav Temple Varanasi Timings

Morning Hours: 5:00 am – 1:30 pm

Evening hours: 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm

How to reach Varanasi?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Babatpur airport which is 22 km from Varanasi. The direct flight is available from major cities.

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Varanasi Junction which is 6 km away. From Varanasi city station, the temple is 2 km away. Varanasi is well connected all parts of India. Daily and Weekly trains are running with high frequency.

By Road

  1. Varanasi is well connected with other cities in nearby. Private and Government buses run to Varanasi on daily basis.

Reference Link: History


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