Tilbhandeshwar Temple is one of the oldest temples in the Varanasi city, located near to the Bengal Tola Inter College and next to the Madanpura (the most renowned weaver colony). Tilbhandeshwar Temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. It is believed that the Shiva Lingam present in the Tilbhandeshwar Temple increases every year by a nominal length. A unique combination of the Malyali and the Banarasi culture is represented by this temple. Hindu devotees celebrate here their famous festivals such as Mahashivratri, Shravan, Navratri, Makar Sankranti, Ayappa Puja etc. The statue of other Hindu deities is also visible in this temple such as Maa Parvati, Vibhandeshwar, Bhairav and Loed Ayappa. It is considered that Mata Sharda had spent some days in the Varanasi at this temple.
Devotees of the Lord Shiva can realize the supreme power at the Tilbhandeshwar Temple. It is considered that the Shiva Lingam present in the Tilbhandeshwar Temple was emerged by itself many years ago and known as the Shvambhu. The temple has very calm environment and best place for the meditation. Devotees offer Jal to the Shiva Lingam and meditate in the feets of the Lord Shiva.
Opening Time of the Tilbhandeshwar Temple
Temple opens at 4.30 am in the morning and closed at 9 pm in the evening.
Location of the Tilbhandeshwar Temple
Tilbhandeshwar Temple is located about 5 km from the railway station Varanasi and 9 km from the Durga Temple. You can reach to the temple through the taxi, auto or rickshaw from any part of the Varanasi city.