Krodhan Bhairav Temple, Varanasi
|Architectural style:||Dravidian architecture|
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.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
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.