Takshakeshwar-Mahadev

Takshakeshwar-Mahadev

Takshakeshwar-Mahadev

This temple, also known as Bada Shivala, is situated in Dariabad locality on the south end of the Allahabad, U.P., India. It is believed that in order to escape the wrath of Indra, Takshak took shelter in a kund on the bank of River Yamuna and got rapt in the meditation of Madhav. A regular fair is held on fifth day of Shukla Paksh of Magh. It is believed that by worshipping here one is spared the ill effects of Kalsarpyog & Rahu.

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