Kall Bhairav Also known as Kashi Ke Kotwal
He was born from the Third eye of lord Shiv and he is a symbol of his Anger. he cut one of the heads of Brahma himself when ordered by lord shiv. but when he did so he got Brahm Hayta Paap ( sin for doing so ) so lord shiv adviced him to go to kashi where he will get rid of the sins. and also told him to stay there and take care of his devotees. Batuk Bhairav is Small (child) form of Bhairav Naath which is one of the incarnations of Lord Shiv. The temple in Kashi (Varanasi) has many miracles in store for every one of us from hundreds of years it’s the same. Nothing has been changed.
Its main attraction for Tantrik community and also for aghori’s . But though common men also very much devoted and has so much of faith in Shree Batuk Bhairav. In this temple there is Akhand Deep (lamp which burns for ever) and its believed to have magical powers of Lord Bhairav . And there are many dogs near the temple which is Vaahan (transport) of Bhairav . Interesting thing here is these dogs during the aarti time produce voice which is similar to Shankh & these dogs don’t harm anyone.
The oil of the Akhand Deep is miraculous for many persons. Those who have some disease it helps to cure them and also the wounds. Stranger thing is this oil acts as a medicine for dog bite! According to peoples its proven many times If someone suffering from dog bite and immediately if the oil will applied on that portion then it really helps to cure it .Several person come here daily to fulfill their wish ! It’s said that in Kalyug Shree Bhairav is the God which gives relief to the devotee very fast than any other.
Bheeshan Bhairav is located at K.63/28, Bhoot Bhairav, near Jyeshteshwar. This deity is also known as Bhoot Bhairav. Devotees can reach this place in a rickshaw through Sapt Sagar or Kashipura.
The place of worship is open from 06.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and from 06.00 p.m. to 08.00 p.m. Timings are flexible.
Samhar Bhairav is located at A.1/82, Patan Darwaja, near Gai Ghat. This area falls towards the northern side of Kashi. Devotees can reach this place by rickshaw through Machhodari. They can also take a boat ride upto Gai Ghat and climb the steps.
The place of worship is open from 05.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 05.00 p.m. to 09.30 p.m. Timings are flexible. Devotees can worship as per their convenience.
Unmat Bhairav is located in the Panch Kroshi Marg at Deora Village, which is about 10 Kms. away from Varanasi.
The place of worship is open practically throughout the day.
Krodhan Bhairav is known as Aadi Bhairav and is located at Batuk Bhairav temple at B.31/126, Kamachha, Varanasi. Devotees can reach this place in rickshaw from anywhere in Kashi as Kamachha and Batuk Bhairav are famous places. Some people say that Krodhan Bhairav is the small Bhairav located adjacent to Kamakhya Devi in the temple nearby.
The place of worship is open from 05.00 a.m. to 12.00 Noon and from 04.00 p.m. to 12.00 p.m. Aarties are conducted in the morning and evening.
Kapal Bhairav (Laat Bhairav) is located at A.1/123, Alaipur. This falls almost on the outskirts of Varanasi towards the North Eastern side. Devotees can travel in a rickshaw/auto to reach this place. From Ashapur Chowmani, the road to the left goes to Sarnath. Devotees should take the road to the right and travel about 2 kms. to reach Laat Bhairav.
The place of worship is open from 06.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 06.00 p.m. to 09.00 p.m. The timings are extremely flexible. Devotees can worship this deity as per their convenience.
Asitang Bhairav is located at K.52/39, Maha Mrityunjay temple near Vriddh Kaleshwar. Devotees can reach this place by rickshaw by travelling through Bisheshwarganj G.P.O. Mrityunjay temple is quite famous.
The place of worship is open throughout the day. Devotees can worship this deity as per their convenience.
Chand Bhairav is located in the temple premises of Durga Devi at B.27/2, Durga Kund. This is a famous locality and devotees can reach this place by rickshaw or auto or car.
This place of worship is open throughout the day. Devotees can worship this deity as per their convenience.
Ruru Bhairav, also called as Anand Bhairav by locals, is located at B.4/16, Hanuman Ghat, Varanasi. Devotees can travel upto this place in a rickshaw. Hanuman Ghat is near Harishchandra Ghat, one of the cremation grounds and is a famous place. Devotees will have to get down at Hanuman Ghat main Road and walk towards the Hanuman Temple which is located near Ruru Bhairav.
The place of worship is open from 05.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and from 05.00 p.m. to 09.30 p.m. Aarties are conducted in the morning and evening.