Kapal Bhairav, Laat Bhairav Temple, Varanasi

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Deity:Kapal Bhairav
Architectural style:Dravidian architecture
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 After Goddess killed the evil demon Durgasur (Kindly refer Durga Devi), she created  nine shaktis which were stationed in various places in Kashi to protect the holy city and its denizens. (Kashi Khand, Chapter 72).

In the same way eight forms of Bhairavs were created who were positioned at various places in Kashi.  These Bhairavs protect the devotees from all sorts of evils and give the devotees happiness and prosperity in their lives.

Devotees who worship these Bhairavs will develop a strong mental frame work and will be courageous.



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How to Reach:

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.

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See also  Aapa Stambeshwar Temple, Varanasi

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