Gangoli ka Shiva Temple is situated around 10 km from Allahabad railroad station in new Jhusi, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. This sanctuary was developed by Tiwari Ganga Prasad (Nick Name Gangoli). He was the local of Agra. The cost of development in 1800 AD was around 1.25 lakh. The stone cutting work of the sanctuary merits appreciating. Numerous miniatures of various divine beings and scenes from different legendary stories have been cut out on the columns and dividers of the sanctuary which look superb. One school is likewise operating inside the premises.
How To Reach Allahabad
Bamrauli Airport, 15 km away, is the nearest airport. The airport is linked to metros like Delhi, Kolkata and Lucknow. Flying to Varanasi (120 km) or Lucknow (200 km) is a better option as both the airports are much better serviced. Delhi and Kolkata are the nearest international airports. Taxis can be hired from the airport.
Allahabad is a major rail head and it is linked to all important cities of India.
Allahabad has a good connectivity of roads and highways. This highways link all the major domestic cities with Allahabad. State and private operators provide a satisfying service to and from Allahabad.
Gangoli ka Shiva Temple,
Jhusi, Allahabad 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 04:00 pm to 09:00 pm.