This temple is located on the Sarangnath road in Sarangnath locality of Sarnath. This temple site is believed to be the site of ancient temple of Shaiv Sect. The present temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, stands on the same site. A flight of stairs leads to the main entrance of the temple. There is a statue of Nandi bull near the entrance. The temple houses twin Shivlinga in its sanctum and both the Shivlingas are worshipped together here. The temple houses idols of many Hindu Gods and is visited by a large number of devotees during Shravan month (July - August) and on Shivratri.
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.