Batuk Bhairav Temple is situated around 1 km from Vindhyachal Railway Station, 7 km from Mirzapur on Mirzapur-Vindhyachal road close to Kotwali, Vindhyachal town of Mirzapur District of Uttar Pradesh, India.
This sanctuary is devoted to Bhairav and is one of the primary Bhairav Temples situated in the region of Vindhyachal range around Vindhyavasini Temple. Bhairavs are the watchmen of Vindhyavasini. According to the convention and conviction one ought to visit Bhairav Temple just on route back in the wake of going to the sanctuary of Goddess Vindhyavasini.
Navratri in Chaitra (March-April) and Ashwin (Sept.-Oct.) months.
How to Reach Vindhyachal
Varanasi is the nearest airport (60km) and taxi services are easily available to take one to Vindhyachal.
Vidhyachal's station is in Manikpur and a lot of major trains have stoppages here. Otherwise, another option is the Mirzapur station (8Km).
Being close to Mirzapur, Vindhyachal is also linked via good roads and buses and cars are available from all major nearby towns.
Batuk Bhairav Temple,
Vindhyachal, Mirzapur District,
Uttar Pradesh, India.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
The temple is open from 04:00 am to 12:00 noon and from 02:00 pm to 10:00 pm.