Mritunjay Mahadev Templ
Located in Daranagar locality of Varanasi, at a distance of 4 km from Cantt. Railway Station
4am-12pm, Arti/Shringar/Bhog- Mangla Arti-5am Sandhya Arti-5pm, Shayan Arti-12pm, opens on all days
Throughout the year, special day Monday on Mahashivratri, Monday’s of Shravan month, a fair on 14th day of Kartik month.How to reach
Auto/taxi/cycle rickshaw from any part of the city
The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is also known as Mritunjay Mahadev. It is widely & firmly believed that by worshipping here one can overcome death. There is a well within the temple complex and its water is supposed to have medicinal properties and can cure many ailments. The folklore here has it that Dhanvantari- the father of Ayurveda- poured all the medicines in the well & thus the well water acquired the capability to cure many diseases/ailments. People come to perform Mritunjaya path here to ward off evil aspersions.