Pitreshwar Mahadev Mandir – Make Your Ancestors Happy

Pitreshwar Mahadev Mandir – Make Your Ancestors Happy

The Pitru Lord

Pitreshwar Mahadev Mandir is known for the worship of Pitreshwar Mahadev. It is one among the thousands of forms of Shiva. As the name itself suggests, He is the lord of Pitrus, which means He governs over the dead. The temple of Pitreshwar Mahadev is at two places, one in Kashi and the other one in Gaya.

Pitarkund Varanasi

Do you want to attain Moksha or what we may call liberation? Do you also desire redemption from the sins of your ancestors? If yes, then worship Mahadev in Pitreshwar form. The ancient and revered temple located at Pitarkunda in Varanasi City provides blessings of the ancestors. Rangbhari Ekadashi is an unique event of Kashi. Read about it.

As per the scripture of Kashi Khand, whosoever baths in the Pitarkund and afterwards performs the ritualistic Shraddh and visits the Pitreshwar Mahadev Temple on any day of PitruPaksha, gets the blessings of ancestors. Pitarkund Lallapura Varanasi is also known as Kahsi_Gaya in Skandpurana.

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Shri Krishna said in Bhagwat Geeta, “जल सर्वदेव मय है।“ There is no donation greater than water in this world. Those, who believe in goodness, should daily donate water to the needy. With water, land is also purified.

Why is Tarpan Essential in Pitrupaksha?

जीवतो वाक्य कर्णान्न मृताहे भूरि भोजनात |
गयायां पिण्डदानाच्च त्रिभिः पुत्रस्य पुत्रता ||

Without water, no Tarpan is possible, and without Tarpan, the soul of our ancestors doesn’t rest in peace. The name ‘Narayan’ of Shri Hari Vishnu is composed of ‘Nar’ meaning water and ‘Ayan’ meaning place. Thus, Narayan means Place of water. Read uniqueness of Chita Bhasma Holi at

आयुः प्रजां विद्यां स्वर्ग मोक्षं सुखानि च |
प्रयछन्ति तथा राज्य पितरः श्राद्ध तपिर्ता ||

Tarpan is to satiate and satisfy our ancestors. So that, they bless the person performing the ritual with children, longevity, prosperity, education, happiness, and in the end, liberation.

How Tarpan is done at Pitrakund Varansi?

The temple is located at C. 18/147 Pitar Kund Talab, Varanasi. Because of the holy Kund, the entire locality is known as Pitarkund. Devotees may travel to this location by crossing Maldahiya Loha Mandi through Pishach Mochan.

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The temple opens at 6.00 am with Aarti of Shivlingum and remains open till 10.00 pm. The Pitarkund near the temple looks beautiful with exclusive paintings on the wall.

Amazing facts and beliefs are the lifelines of Kashi. It is a firm belief that for receiving the blessing of our ancestors, one should perform a proper and ritualistic Shraddh at Pitarkund. Any Tarpan performed at this location, and the benefit of worship at Pitreshwar Mahadev Mandir goes to our ancestors.

जीवतो वाक्य कर्णान्न मृताहे भूरि भोजनात |
गयायां पिण्डदानाच्च त्रिभिः पुत्रस्य पुत्रता ||

FAQs

Q- What is the easy way to reach Pitarkunda?
A-Pitarkunda is in Lallapura area of Chetganj ward. From Cantt railway station you can hire any transportation for the temple.

Q-Are Pisach Mochan and Pitarkunda same?
A-No, they are not the same. Pind Daan is done at both places but for different reasons.

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Q- Is Pitreshwar Mahadev located near the Kunda?
A-Yes, the temple is adjacent to the Pitarkunda.

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