Yama Aditya Temple

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Yama Aditya Temple

Timings of Temple

The temple is open for worship from 05.00 a.m. to 12.00 Noon and 05.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. Mangala Aarti is held at 5.30 a.m. and Shayan Aarti at 09.30 p.m.


Made with Dravidian Architecture


Yama Aditya is a form of lord Surya situated in Varanasi Uttar Pradesh. Once Yamraj installed one Shiv Ling and one idol for Lord Surya in Yam Teerth and performed tapas near the established idols. The Shiv Ling established by Yamraj, came to be known as Yameshwar and the idol of Lord Surya came to be known as Yama Aditya.

According to Kashi Khand, if a person takes bath in Yama Teerth (now the holy river Ganga at Sankata Ghat), and worships Yameshwar and Yama Aditya, will never face the hardships of hell (He will reach heaven after his death).

According to writing in Kashi Khand, if a person performs rituals for his forefather, Pind daan, on an auspicious day when Tuesday, Bharani Nakshatra, and Chaturdasi (the 14th day after Amavasya or Poornima) coincide, he will be free from his Pind Rin and attain utmost happiness and prosperity.

A person, who prays to lord shiva and Lord Surya in the form of Yama Aditya and Yamesh war in Varanasi after taking bath in Yama Teerth will always remain happy.

How to reach ?

8268+X66, San katha Ghat, Garwasitola, Ghasi Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh - 221001
Uttar Pradesh

By Train: Varanasi is well connected by railway, which is a few km away from the temple.

By Air: Varanasi airport is linked to various city airports, enabling a large number of people to visit Varanasi.

By Bus: You can easily book a seat on any nearby city bus closer to Varanasi.

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