Bhairavnath Temple


Lord Kaal Bhairav is also known as Dandapani because he holds a rod (Danda) in his hand for the evil spirits. This day is considered to be more auspicious when it is observed on Tuesday and Sunday as these days are dedicated to Lord Kala Bhairav.

Who is Lord Bhairavnath?

Bhairav or Bhairavnath (alternatively Bhairon or Bhaironnath) was a disciple of Gorakhnath, whose guru was the Matsyendranath. He was considered to have control over all tantrik siddhis and had grown arrogant of his power. He went after Vaishno Devi, considering her to be a little girl.

Why is Bhairavnath Worshipped?

wanted to seek salvation and could only achieve soThis temple is dedicated to a saint named Bhairavnath by Ma Vaishnodevi. It is believed by the locals that Bhairavnath look his last breathe in this place and so this place was later constructed into a temple. The temple is located near to Vaishnodevi temple.

Is Kaal Bhairav and Bhairavnath same?

Traditionally, Kala Bhairava is the Grama devata in the rural villages of Maharashtra, where he is referred to as “Bhairava/Bhairavnath” and “Bairavar”.

Who built Bhairav Temple?

The temple is dedicated to Lord Bhairav, which is supposed to be the most ferocious form of Lord Shiva. Originally, the temple had just one storey which was built by King Jagat Jyoti Malla. However, in 1717, two more storeys were added to this temple by King Bhupatindra Malla.

Who is the wife of Bhairava?

Bhairavi is the consort of Kala Bhairava.

Is bhairavnath Lord Shiva?

Shiva and in Buddhism he represents the powerful.

Why is liquor offered to Bhairav?

According to the Prithviraj Bharati, priest at the famous Mangalnath temple in Ujjain, liquor is offered to the god because it forms one of the five rituals of tantra Madira (liquor), Mudra (gesture), Maithun (copulation), Mans (meat) and Meen (fish). In the olden days, all five Ms were offered to the deity.

Is Kaal Bhairav and Shiva same?

Kaal Bhairav is the fierce form of Lord Shiva. He is the punisher, a ferocious avatar, who took form to ensure right was done. Of the many avatars of Lord Shiva, Kaal Bhairav is known to be the keeper of time just as his name suggests.

What are the benefits of praying Kala Bhairava?

It frees us from the consequences of our sins and bad karma. It aids in reducing the negative impacts of Rahu, Ketu, and Shani doshas. It aids us in overcoming the effects of dark magic. It provides relief from long-term issues and miseries in our life.


Bhairavi is the consort of Kala Bhairava.


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