Also known as Kashishwar Mahadev Temple, this grand Shiv Temple was built by Shri Kashi Persad, Talluqedar, Sassendi in 1860. Later on, it was given a new look by Rani Subhadra Kunvar in 1926 as is evident from the stone fixed on the gate of the temple. This temple has historical value and is the witness of Hindu traditional Vastu [construction] art. This beautiful temple has eight of Shivalas (small temples around the main temple). The main temple is in Centre. Top of the temple is decorated with eleven rudras. One can see attractive art work on the inner as well as outer walls of the temple. There is also a big brass 'Ghanta' at the entrance of the temple. A number of shops have cropped up in the vicinity. This temple is more than a century old and is one of the precious heritage buildings of the Lucknow. During Shiv Ratri festival, devotees from far off places throng to this temple to offer prayers.
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.