Besides the above narration of Kashi Khand, there is reference to Samhar Bhairav in Chapter 69.  Here it is stated that Samhar Bhairav has come from Bhairav Kshetra and this Bhairav annihilates the sins of the devotees who worship Him.

Samhar Bhairav

Samhar Bhairav

Samhar Bhairav is located at A.1/82, Patan Darwaja, near Gai Ghat.  This area falls towards the northern side of Kashi.  Devotees can reach this place by rickshaw through Machhodari. They can also take a boat ride upto Gai Ghat and climb the steps.


The place of worship is open from 05.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 05.00  p.m. to 09.30 p.m.  Timings are flexible.  Devotees can worship as per their convenience.

Temple Details
  • A. Introduction
  • About Kashi Khand
  • Temples worshipped as Jyotirlings in Kashi
  • Kashi Yatra performed by South Indians
  • Importance of immersion of mortal remains (Asthi) in Ganga