Waneshwar Shiv Temple

Country: India

State : Uttar Pradesh

Locality/City/Village: Kanpur Dehat

Address :Banipara Jinai, Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh 209303, India

God : Shiva

Category : Ancient Temples

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Waneshwar Shiv Temple

This ancient Lord Shiva Temple is beautifully located near Derapur, Kanpur Dehat district, Uttar Pradesh, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was established by Daityaraj Wanasur. It is about a 1000-year old shrine and very popular among locals. Apart from its ancient importance, the temple is also renowned for fulfilling devotee’s wish. It is one of the most popular temples in Uttar- Pradesh dedicated to Lord Shiva.

MahaShivratri: This illustrious pilgrimage centre arranges a fifteen days fair at the time of Mahashivratri Parva every year. And devotees of districts Kanpur Dehat, Jalaun, Hamirpur and Banda worship Lord Shiva of Waneshwar with Ganges water in returning from Lodheshwar (Barabanki). People from local place specially visit this pilgrimage for its serenity on Mondays. On Mahashivratri, umpteen devotees throng the temple with prayers on their mind and offering on their hands. People come from various places to get Shiva’s Blessings and they observe a holy vibe surrounding in this auspicious occasion. Fairs have been organised and people often fast on the night of Shivratri and sing hymns and praises in the name of Lord Shiva. Large carcades are carried out within the city with people thronging the streets to catch a glance of the venerate idol of Mahadeva.

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