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Batuk Bhairav Temple

Asitang Bhairav Temple

Sri Asitang Bhairava Temple Basic Details

  • Temple Name: Shri Batuk Bhairav Temple
  • Temple Phone Number: 8953733792
  • Temple Address: – Rathyatra Rd, Maharana Pratap Colony Varanasi 221010
  • Temple Deity: Shri Batuk Bhairav Bhagwan
  • Temple Timing: 05:30 AM – 01 PM & 03 PM -10:30 PM
  • Mangala Aarti Timing: 06:00AM
  • Bhog/Aarti Timing: 11:30 AM to 01:30 PM
  • Sandhya Aarti Timing: 07:15 PM
  • Shayan Aarti Timing: 11:00 PM

Legend associated with the origin of Shri Batuk Bhairav Temple

Kaal Bhairava is known as Batuka Brahma Vishnu, and is worshiped by Mahesh and treasure of mercy.

Kashi Puradhipati Devadhidev Mahadev resides in the divine city of 33 Koti gods. The scripturesand Puranas are witnesses to this and the devout people of Kashi also believe in this.

Baba Shri Kashi Vishwanath Darbar is special. It is believed that Bhairav Baba in the form of Kotwal is responsible for the maintenance of their city.

The child form of Kal Bhairav at Kamachha is considered to be less than eight years old. This is why he is called Batuk Bhairav. This temple is also mentioned in the Puranas. It is said that the temple was renovated by King Balwant Singh in the 16th century. They are called the planetary kings. Whoever comes here is freed from planetary evils by merely visiting them.

According to Shiva Purana, Batuk Bhairav or Bal Bhairav is the child form of Kal Bhairav. This form of Lord Bhairava is considered to be sattvic, beautiful and gentle. By worshiping Lord Bhairava in this form, the devotees also attain all kinds of happiness and Riddhi-Siddhi.

If the Bhairava Mantra is chanted in this form of the Lord, Bhairava is immediately pleased and
blesses the devotee and all wishes will be fulfilled. Batuk Bhairavaji is the son of Durga who is immediately pleased. By the practice of Batuk Bhairav, a person can remove worldly obstacles in his life and achieve worldly benefits.


The mantra for worshiping Batuk Bhairav is-

The mantra of Sadhana: ‘Seventh Bantukaye Kshu Krishna Apaduddharaka Kuru Kuru Batukaya Hrim Batukaye Svaha..’ Recite the said mantra for 11 days till the 21st Tuesday. After chanting the mantra, recite the Aparadha-Kshama Stotra. In the worship of Bhairav, one should also recite Ashtottara Shat-Namavali to Shri Batuk Bhairav.

Importance of Shri Batuk Bhairav Temple :

By worshiping Batuk Bhairava, the wrath of Saturn is appeased. The day of worship is Sunday and Tuesday. According to Puranas, the month of Bhadrapada is considered to be the best month for Bhairav Puja.

He fasts on the Sunday of that month as the Big Sunday. Before worship, know that the dog should never be abused but fed him a full meal.

Stay awaying from gambling, betting, alcohol, begging, immoral acts and other habits. Keep your teeth and guts clean. Only by being holy should one perform Sattvic worship in the Batuk Bhairav Temple.

Disobedience is prohibited. Batuk Bhairav is considered the king of tunes, so the vows are also associated with art, music and meditation.

Batuk Bhairav is always pleased with this sadhana and stays with the seeker to provide security and save him from premature death. Such a seeker never lacks wealth and lives a life full of opulence.

If the seeker continuously cultivates Batuk Bhairava, Bhairava gives him vision in object form and grants him some Siddhis by which the seeker brings welfare to the people.

According to mythology, in ancient times there was a demon named Apad, who had obtained a boon by severe penance in which his death was possible only from a five-year-old boy and no one could kill him.

After receiving this boon, he spread his terror in the three worlds. It is believed that while the gods were looking for a solution to this problem, a stream of light came out of the bodies of all the gods and a five-year-old Batuk was born.

Auspicious days and festivals to worship in Shri Batuk Bhairav Temple :

That wonderfully brilliant Batuk later killed the demon named Apad and became known as the Disaster Savior Batuk Bhairava.

In Sanatan Dharma, Sunday and Tuesday have been ensured for the worship of Lord Batuk Bhairav, but this Sunday is considered to be very auspicious. Sufferings are removed and he gets strength, wisdom, knowledge, honor, etc.

It is believed that Lord Bhairav, who brings out all kinds of calamities, worships him gets away from forever.

If you are in big trouble to get victory in court cases, then the practice of Lord Bhairav is nothing less than a boon to avoid it. By worshiping Lord Bhairav, the enemy obstacle associated with your life is quickly removed.

Especially if you are badly caught up in a court case and you are always afraid of the opposing side, then the practice of Lord Batuk Bhairav will prove to be a boon for you.

Lord Bhairav with faith and devotion on Sunday By practicing this, you will not only get rid of court cases soon but also the fear associated with enemies will be removed.

Kala Ashtami celebrated in the Krishna Paksha Ashtami of Karthik mass is the most auspicious time to worship bhagwan Batuk Bhairav.

Darshan and Aarti timings in Shri Batuk Bhairav Temple :

  • The Mangala Aarti Darshan goes up to 6:00 am in the morning after which the Darshan gets opened for the General Devotees.
  • The 2nd Aarti performed in the Batuk Bhairav Temple is the Bhog Aarti which starts at 11:30AM in the morning which gets over at around 1:00PM.
  • The 3rd Aarti performed in the Batuk Bhairav Temple is the Saptarishi Aarti which starts at 7:15PM in the evening.
  • The 4th Aarti performed in the Batuk Bhairav Temple is the Night Shringar Aarti which starts at 9:00PM.
  • The Fifth and Final Aarti performed in the Batuk Bhairav Temple is Night Sayan Aarti which starts at 11:00PM in the nighttime.

The Darshan hour for the normal devotees ranges from 6:00 am in the morning to 11:00 pm in the night during the course of which 5 Aarti’s are performed in the Batuk Bhairav Temple.

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    What should I offer to Kaal Bhairav Temple?

    Kaal Bhairav Puja is done in the Satwik Vidhi and hence all Fruits, Dry Fruits, Sweets and items included in the 56 Bhog can be included in the Kaal Bhairav Puja.

    What is Asitang Bhairav Temple Address?

    The Asitang Bhairav Temple is located at K52/39, Maha Mrityunjay Temple, Varanasi

    How Many Types of Aarti Perform in Asitang Bhairav Temple?

    Mangala Aarti, Bhog Aarti, Sandhya Aarti and Sayan Aarti are some of the Sewa performed in the Asitang Bhairav Temple

    Is There any Dress Code for Darshan in Asitang Bhairav Temple?

    There is no specific dress code for Darshan in Asitang Bhairav Temple

    What are the major functions/festivals of Asitang Bhairav Temple?

    Kaal Bhairav Maha Ashtami, Maha Shivratri, Shravan Monday, and Annakut Festival are some of the major festivals in the Asitang Bhairav Temple.

    Which Pujas are performed in the Asitang Bhairav Temple ?

    Abhisek, Homam, Akhand Deepak and Kaal Bhairav Ashtakam are some of the popular Pujas offered in the Asitang Bhairav Temple