Shivakoti Mahadev Temple, located near Thriveni is situated on the banks of river Yamuna, which is directly opposite to the Allahabad Fort. Popularly known as Someswar Mahadev Temple, the temple houses the deity Someswar Mahadev, which is the ‘Rudra Roop’ of Lord Shankar. In addition, the deity is also known by the name 'Ekadaksh Rudra', which implies that Shankar is one of the forms of Rudra. The best time to visit this temple is on Mondays. Moreover, the annual fair is held in the Shravan Month, which is roughly in the period of July-August according to the English calendar.
Bamrauli airport is the nearest airport.
Allahabad is the nearest railhead.
Allahabad has good connectivity of roads and highways.
Shivakoti Mahadev Temple,
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 5.30 AM to 9.00 PM.