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Mritunjay Mahadev Temple in Varanasi Uttar Pradesh

Here is Some Information about Mritunjay Mahadev Temple in Varanasi Uttar Pradesh India.

Location:Way from Daranagar to Kalbhairav temple,Varanasi,UP
Dedicatedto:  Lord Shiva
Temple Timing: 4.00 am and closed late night at 12.00 pm
Aarti Timing: 5.30 am, 6.30 pm and 11.30 pm.
Visiting Timing: 30 mins

Best time to Visit: March to Oct

Nearest Railway Station: Varanasi
Nearest Air Port: Varanasi  

Mrityunjay Mahadev Temple of Lord Shiva is situated on the way of Daranagar to Kalbhairav temple. Near Mrityunjay Mahadev Temple temple, there is a well of religious importance; it is believed that its water is a mixture of several underground streams and is good for treating several diseases. In this temple Shiva is worshipped in the form of Mritunjay. It is believed that on worshipping Mritunjay Mahadev one can win over his death. Many people from across the world came here to perform Mahamritunjay-Path. Just besides this temple there is a well. It is believed that the water of the well is a mixture of several underground streams and is good for curing several diseases. According to another popular myth Dhanvantri the father of Ayurveda poured all his medicines in this well .So its water is sacred and eliminate several diseases.
History of Mrityunjay Mahadev Temple

Mrityunjay Mahadev Temple in Varanasi is the very famous and glorious temple. This temple is the holy place of worship and belongs to the Lord Mahadev (Known as Lord Shiva by pilgrims). The history of this temple is all behind an ancient well and “The Shivling”. The meaning of the word Mrityunjay Mahadev is “The God who triumphs over of death”. It is considered as, the Shivling in this temple keep away all the devotees from their unnatural death. Lord Shiva is worshiped as Mrityunjay Mahadev by devotees in order to get triumph over his unnatural death. People from all over India come here and perform “Mrityunjay Path” to get rid of their problems. In the campus of the temple there is an ancient well (also known as koop). The water of this well has therapeutic effect on human beings. It is considered as it has mixture of several underground water streams and has miraculous effect for curing numerous diseases.

Another story behind the magical well is that, a famous person “Dhanvantari” (father of the Ayurveda) has poured all his medicine in that well, that’s why the water of this well is sacred and has medicinal effect as well as able to cure various diseases.
Other Temples in Varanasi

Kashi Vishwanath temple
Sankatha Temple
Annapurna Temple
Kalbhairav TempleNew Vishwanath Temple
Durga Temple
Tulsi Manas Temple
Sankatmochan Temple
Bharat Mata Temple  

How to Rich Mritunjay Mahadev Temple in Varanasi

By Road:Varanasi lies on NH2 from Calcutta to Delhi, NH7 to Kanya Kumari and NH29 to Gorakhpur. Some important road distances are: Agra 565 km, Allahabad 128 km, Bodhgaya 240 km, Delhi 780km, Khajuraho 405 km, Lucknow 286 km.

By Rail:Varanasi is an important and major rail junction, served by trains from all metros and major cities across the country. It is directly connected with New Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Gwalior, Meerut, Indore, Guwahati, Allahabad, Lucknow, Dehradun.

By Air:Direct, daily flights are available between Varanasi and New Delhi from Babatpur airport which is 22 km from Varanasi and 30 km from Sarnath. It also connects Varanasi to Delhi, Agra, Khajuraho, Calcutta, Mumbai, Lucknow and Bhuvaneshwar.

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