Kaal Bhairav and Bhairav Ashtami festival
* Kalabhairava *
Kalabhairava is made up of two words. Kaal and Bhairava. Kaal means death, fear and end. Bhairav means one who defeats fear, that is who has conquered fear. Worshiping Kaal Bhairav removes the fear of death and relieves you from suffering. Kalabhairava is the form of the Lord Shiva. Worshiping Kaal Bhairav relieves diseases and sorrows.
Kalabhairava Ashtami - 19 November
The Ashtami date of the Krishna Paksha of Margashirsha month is celebrated as Kalabhairava Ashtami. On November 19, Kalabhairava is Ashtami. They are considered masters of defeating illness, fear, distress and sorrow. All types of mental and physical problems are overcome by their worship.
* Birth Story of Kalabhairav *
Kalabhairava Ashtami 2019
It is a wonderful incident of Shiva appearing in the form of Bhairava that once on the Sumeru mountain the Gods asked Brahma ji, who is the imperishable element in this gracious world, whom no one knows about such a deity. Make us suffer On this, Brahmaji said that I am the only indestructible element in this world because this creation has been created by me. The world cannot be imagined without me. When the Gods asked this question to Vishnu, they said that I maintain this grazing world, so I am the indestructible element. The four Vedas were called to test it on the test of truth.
The four Vedas said in the same voice that within whom the grasping world, past, future and present are merged, which have no beginning or end, which is unborn, which is beyond life-death, happiness and sorrow, gods and demons whose Worshiped equally, he is the imperishable Lord Rudra. On hearing such speech about Shiva through the Vedas, the fifth mouth of Brahma ji said some derogatory words about Shiva which the four Vedas were very sad to hear.
At the same time Lord Rudra appeared in the form of a divine jyoti, Brahma Ji said, O Rudra! You are born from my own body, I have named your name as 'Rudra' because of the more cry, so you come to my service, Shiva got terrible anger on this behavior of Brahma and he produced a man named Bhairava and said That you rule over Brahma. That divinely endowed Bhairava cut off the fifth head of Brahma, who used to say derogatory words to Shiva with the fingernail of the shortest finger of his left hand, resulting in the sin of brahmahatya . At the behest of Shiva, Bhairav departed to Kashi where he was liberated from Brahmahatya. Rudra appointed him the Kotwal(Caretaker) of Kashi. Even today, they are worshiped here as the Kotwal of Kashi. Visions of Vishwanath remain incomplete without seeing them.
* Famous temples of Kalabhairav *
Kaal Bhairav Jayanti
Kaal Bhairav Temple, Kashi
By the way, there are many temples of Baba Kalabhairava in India, out of which the Kal Bhairav temple of Kashi is special. It is located at a distance of two kilometers from Vishwanath Temple in Kashi. They are called Kotwal of Kashi. It is believed that the worship of a devotee who does not visit him after the vision of Baba Vishwanath is not considered successful.
Kalabhairav Temple, Ujjain
The second famous Kalabhairav temple in India after Kashi is situated on the banks of the Kshipra River in Ujjain city. There is such a tradition here that people offer only liquor in the form of prasad to Lord Kaal Bhairav.
Batuk Bhairav Temple, New Delhi
Batuk Bhairav Temple is located on Vinay Marg, Delhi. The idol of Baba Batuk Bhairav is specially carved over a well here. This statue was brought by Pandava Bhimsen from Kashi.
Batuk Bhairav Temple Pandava Fort
The temple of Baba Bhairav Batuk is famous in Delhi. This temple was founded by Pandava Bhimsen. In fact, if the Bhairav brought by Pandav Bhimsen left Viraj outside Delhi, the Pandavas were very worried. Seeing his concern, Batuk Bhairav gave him his two jatas and instructed to put the other Bhairav idol on him by putting it down.
Ghorakhad Batuk Bhairav Temple, Nainital
The Batukabhairav temple of Ghorakhal near Nainital is also very famous. It is known as Golu Devta. Devotees visit the temple daily to worship this white round statue.
10 information about Kalabhairava
* 1. Kalabhairava is an incarnation of Lord Shiva and rides a dog. *
*2. Lord Kalabhairava is considered the god of the night. *
* 3. Kalabhairava is considered to be the Kotwal of Kashi. *
* 4. Worshiping Kaal Bhairav fulfills the long-cherished desires. *
* 5. The worship time of Kaal Bhairav is considered to be from 12 to 3 in the middle of the night. *
* 6. Jasmine flowers are offered in the worship of Kaal Bhairav. *
* 7. The fear of death is overcome by Bhairav mantra, chalisa, chanting and havan. *
* 8. By reciting Bhairava on Saturday and Tuesday, one gets rid of ghosts and negative powers. *
* 9. Those who are suffering from Saturn, Rahu-Ketu and Mars must worship Kaal Bhairav.
* 10. The color of Bhairav ji is black and his four arms. The dog should be fed on the day of Bhairavashtami. *
* Bhairav Ashtami * 🌷
* 19 November is Bhairav Ashtami festival on Tuesday. This day is dedicated to Lord Bhairav and all his forms. Lord Bhairav is considered as a form of Lord Shiva, worshiping him is considered to be of special importance. 🙏🏻 Lord Bhairava is worshiped in many forms. The main 8 forms of Lord Bhairava are considered. By worshiping those forms, God protects all his devotees and gives them different results . *
➡ * Know 8 forms of Lord Bhairav, which one should worship for your wish *
1⃣ * Kapal Bhairav *
* In this form the body of God is shiny, His ride is elephant. Kapal Bhairav holds the trident in one hand, the sword in the third, the weapon in the third and the characters in the fourth. Worshiping these forms of Bhairav stops legal proceedings. Stuck tasks are completed. *
2⃣ * Krodh Bhairav *
* Krodha Bhairava is of dark blue body and has three eyes. The god of this form of God is Garun and he is considered the lord of the south-west direction. Worshiping Krodha Bhairav increases the ability to fight against all troubles and bad times. *
3⃣ * Asitang Bhairav *
* Asitang Bhairav is wearing a garland of white skulls around his neck and also holds a skull in his hand. The three-eyed Asitang Bhairava rides the swan. Worshiping this form of Lord Bhairav increases artistic abilities in humans. *
4⃣ * Chand Bhairav *
* In this form, God has three eyes and is a riding peacock. Chand Bhairava carries a sword in one hand and a pot in the other, arrows in the third and a bow in the fourth hand. Worshiping Chand Bhairav brings victory over enemies and brings the ability to fight against every bad situation. *
5⃣ * Guru Bhairav *
* Guru Bhairava is holding a skull, ax, and sword in his hand. It is the naked form of God and his riding bull. A snake is wrapped on Guru Bhairava's body. Worshiping Guru Bhairava brings good knowledge. *
6⃣ * Sanhar Bhairav *
* The Sanhar Bhairava is naked, and the skull is installed on his head. He has three eyes and the vehicle is a dog. Bhairava has eight arms and a snake is wrapped on the body. Worshiping it eliminates all the sins of a human being. *
7⃣ * Unmat Bhairav *
* Ummat Bhairav is a symbol of calm nature. Worshiping them eliminates all the negativity and evils of human beings. The form of this form of Bhairava is also calm and pleasant. Unmat Bhairav's body color is light yellow and his vehicle is a horse. *