Kaal Bhairav Temple : Varanasi
Kal Bhairav Temple is located in Varanasi. Varanasi, sacred Ganga, Varanasi, which is one of the ancient seats of learning in India, is situated on the edge of the incremental shape, it is called a campus of the names of two streams, Varun and Eighty, which are still respectively It flows north and south. It seems that this name had become corrupted in the medieval period of Benaras, which was in use till May 24, 1956, by an order of the Government of India till the conversion to Varanasi. Varanasi is probably one of the oldest living cities of India. Since ancient times, it has been a great religious center for the Hindus and is visited by millions of people every year.
Located in Vishweshwarganj, Kal Bhairav is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. There are nine other Bhairav temples in the city. Kaal Bhairav, "Black Terror," is known as Kotwal, Kashi's "Police Chief" and the part of the city in which his temple is known as Kotwalpuri. Bhairav is considered a horrific form of Shiva. He wears a wreath of skulls and makes a club of peacock feathers. Kal Bhairav, whose name, Kal means both death and destiny, is apart from black. He is a black man who has embraced the duties of the god of death in Kashi. Even death, it is said, Kaal fears Bhairav.
The temple of Kaal Bhairav is the fastest in Varanasi today. While entering Bhaiyar's door through a gate guard, the dog finds a beautiful courtyard, at the center of which Bhairav's main temple is located. Only silver face of black Bhairav with flowers is visible from the door of the inner sanctum. The rest of Bhairav is called pot-belid, which is sitting on a dog, holding a trident, which is hidden behind the cloth drawer.
For many centuries, this temple was a spiritual center for Shiva ascetics, "Kapali" or "Khopri-bear" in Kashi, and the most important of Gorakhnathis, descendants of Gorakhnathis. Today, however, the temple is no longer the exclusive domain of such extreme Yogis and, rather, has been protected by the common people for their protective blessing. This temple is popular and dear to those people who live under the influence of it in the Kotwalpuri section of the city. .
Kaal Bhairav means black terror. They are considered as Kotwal of Varanasi and they all need their permission to live in Kashi (Varanasi). The temple is dedicated to one of the terrible forms of Lord Shiva. Lord Bhairav's vehicle (vehicle) is dog. A silver statue of Kaal Bhairav, sitting on a dog, is placed in the inner sanctum of the temple holding a trident, but only his face is decorated with garlands, the visitors are visible through the door. The rest of it is covered with a piece of cloth. On the back door of the temple is the statue of Kshatrala Bhairav. Rudraksh, make up, Annikoot and Bhairav Ashtami are celebrated here.