This sanctuary is one of the essential Shiva sanctuaries of the city situated close to the bank of River Ganges in the Shivkuti zone of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Master Shiva is the managing divinity of the sanctuary. It is trusted this is the place where Lord Rama on his approach to banish from Ayodhya, venerated Lord Shiva subsequent to intersection Ganges.
About The Temple
The sanctuary otherwise called Shiv Kachehri, was built by a Nepali King Rana Jung Bahadur in 1825. He had 306 rulers and every one of them set up a Shivlinga here, yet now just 280 Shivling exist. Individuals from far flung regions come here on Shivratri day to venerate Lord Shiva. Right away the sanctuary is not very much kept up and needs prompt consideration. A little Hanuman sanctuary is likewise situated close to this Mahadev sanctuary.
Carnivals are held on Nagpanchmi, Mahashivratri, and Sukla Astami of Shravan month when many people gather here and after bathing in River Ganges they perform puja in the temple.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit this temple is on any Monday.
Bamrauli airport, 15 km away, is the nearest Air terminal. The airport is connected 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 connected 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.
Nepali Temple / Shiv Kuti Temple / Shiv Kachehri
Shiv Kuti, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh,
India, Pincode – 211004.
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.
Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM