Ruru-Bhairav2-201x300, Ruru Bhairav Temple, Varanasi
Ruru-Bhairav2-201x300, Ruru Bhairav Temple, Varanasi

Ruru Bhairav Temple, Varanasi

Date built:
Deity:Ruru Bhairav
Architectural style:Dravidian architecture
Major festivals
 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

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How to Reach:

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.

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See also  Hatkeshwar Temple, Varanasi

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