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Ekadash Rudra Ganesh Darshan Yatra

Yatra Significance

{Elevan Rudra Ganesh Darshan Yatra}

There is no father better than Lord Vishwanath, there is no mother better than Goddess Parvati either and no one can find any son better than Ganesha in all the Lokas.

When Lord Shiva left Kashi and started residing at the Mountains of Mandarachal, one day, he wanted to know about the situation and condition of Kashi. To get the news of Kashi he sent many deities and ganas (followers), Yoginis (Holy Ladies), God Sun and Lord Brahma to Kashi, but no one returned to him. Then, he asked his beloved son Lord Ganesha to go to Kashi.

Ganesha Enters in Kashi

By the order of Lord Shiva, Shri Ganesha dressed as a Brahmin, entered to Varanasi in an auspicious time. Lord Ganesha, through his intellect and arts allured all the men, women, the King & Queens. All the inhabitants of Kashi became the staunch follower of Ganesha. By doing this Lord Ganesha also felt highly enlightened and lived in Kashi by making his different statues.

When Lord Vishnu dethroned King Divodasa* from Kashi, Lord Vishwakarma reconstructed and re-established Kashi and Lord Vishwanath entered in Kashi along with all his ganas & followers, he first of all embraced Lord Ganesha and said to all the devtas that the credit of my reentry in this extraordinary Varanasi Puri goes to my son Ganesha only.

*For the Story of blessing given to Divodas and his renouncement from the Kingship, click here.

Lord Vishwanath further said in all the Lokas if any thing becomes unachievable by father, the son makes that possible, this has happened with me too. To make this Kashi available for me this child Ganesha tried the best of his tact & intellect. Indeed I have the extraordinary son because the Kashi, for which I was so worried my son Ganesha made it available to me.

After that Lord Visheshwar instructed all the devtas accompanying him, by telling about the different posts of Dhundhiraj Lord Vishwanath said and first of all he did the prayer of Ganesha (This prayer of Lord Shiva is known as Dhundhiraj Strota.)

Lord Maheshwar said that, those good people who will chant this stotra, created by me will remain unaffected even from the biggest hurdles and problems in Life. Those who will chant this stotra near the Dhundhiraj, all the eternal supernatural powers will be at his service always. Those who will chant this stotra with calm and lucid mind will get rid from all his sins and bad element of mind.

After Saying this and being worshipped and honoured by all the devtas and Lord Brahma, Lord vishwanath in a very enlightened mood blessed all of them and entered in the magnificent new building constructed by Lord Vishwakarma.

NOTE:- This yatra is a substitute for those who due to physical instability can’t perform the worship journey of 56 Ganesh (Vinayak) Darshan Yatra.

Names of the Elevan Rudra Ganesha:-
01. Shri Kedareshwar Ganesh Ji
02. Shri Mand Ganesh Ji
03. Shri Kapardeeshwar Ganesh Ji
04. Shri Maharaj Bade Ganesh Ji
05. Shri Kaal Bhairav Ganesh Ji
06. Shri Bindu Madhav Ganesh Ji
07. Shri Vikta Ganesh Ji
08. Shri Harishchandreshwar Ganesh Ji
09. Shri Pashupateeshwar Ganesh Ji
10. Shri Bhagiratheeshwar Ganesh Ji
11. Shri Dharmeshwar Ganesh Ji
Shri Sakshi Vinayak Ganesh Ji
Shri Dhoondhiraj Ganesh Ji

Tour Period: 3 Days & 2 Nights

Day 1:

After arriving at the airport or railway station, check in to the hotel’s room. Have lunch and some rest there. And in the evening, First pilgrims will be taken to one of the ghat of river Ganga where they will sit peacefully to hear the story & significance of Kashi by a learned Brahmin priest. After that pilgrims will see the majestic Ganga Arti at the main ghat of Varanasi. And in the end, while roaming through the famous main streets and lanes of Dashaswamedh & Vishwanath Gali, return to their hotel for the night stay and the dinner.

Day 2:

In the early morning, pilgrims will see the famous Sunrise of Varanasi at the riverside along with the Ganga Aarti View, Bathing and Boat tour of the historical ghats of ancient Kashi. And then, after taking the “Sankalp” (oath) by “Purohit” (Priest) for the completion of Pilgrimage Journey of Ekadah Rudra Ganesh Darshan-Yatra, the yatra will begin.

In approximately 4 to 5 hours, the yatra will come to its end and then pilgrims will visit the Mata Annapoorna-Shri Kashi Vishwanath temple for darshan & worship. After which, they will have a lunch break and after that pilgrims will see some other temples of puranic significance along with important places.

After Lunch break, Pilgrims will see…

Ram Nagar Fort, B.H.U. Museum, New Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Tri Dev Temple, Durga Temple & Tulsi Manas Temple.

Now, pilgrims will be taken to a less busy yet spiritually very energetic & enchanting ghat of Kashi, which is situated at the southern end of ancient Varanasi called Assi. Roam around from one ghat to another and feel the utter silence and antiquity of mystic Kashi along with the Night Ganga Aarti of Assi ghat.

In the end, by showing the gratitude towards Vishwanath ji, Annapoorna ji, Ganga ji & Bhairav ji for allowing you to visit Kashi, offer a “Diya” (earthen lamp) in the peacefully flowing holy water of river Ganga.

Tour Ends.

Return to the Hotel & have dinner.

Day 3:

Have breakfast, collect your luggage and return to the railway station or airport.

Note 1: Pilgrims on taking one to two extra days can visit the following places:

Vishalakshi Devi, Sankata Mata, Lalita Devi, Sheetla Devi, Lakshmi Mata, Kali Ji, Lolarkaditya, Dandpaani, Bindu Madhav, Chandreshwar, Kedareshwar, Dharmeshawar,Kaal Bhairav, Bhoot Bhairav, Batuk Bhairav, Kamakhya Devi, Aatmvireshvar, Manikarnikeshwar, Kapardeeshwar, Gopal Mandir, Parshvanath’s Birth place, Panch Ganga Ghat, Shri Math, Baba Telang Swami Ashram, Tulsi Ghat, Bharat Mata Mandir, Kritivaseshwar, Mrityunjay Mahadev, Mahakaleshvar, Vridhakaleshwar, Nagkunwa, Jaageshvar, Aadi Keshav & Sarnath

Note 2:
• The whole yatra would be conducted by air-conditioned vehicles where the vehicle can enter.
• Our yatra representative will be with the pilgrims at all times.
• Flower-garlands would be available with the representatives on the need of pilgrims.
• With all the yatras, the darshan of Kashi Vishwanath and Mata Annapurna is also included.
• All the pilgrimages will start & end with the taking of oath by the priest.

Note 3: The venue of religious preaching of the story & significance of Kashi will be altered from the ghat to the temple with in the vicinity of organization’s building during the harsh weather condition.

NOTE 4: While performing Ekadash Rudra Darshan-Yatra, pilgrims can also perform Ganesh Atharva, Sahastrachan and Yagya.

Our Plus Points = Your Benefits

ü We Know This City Better Than Others

ü We Offer Unmatched Hospitality With Excellent Service

ü Flexibility of Making Changes in the Itinerary as per Your Need

ü We Value You as Our “Guest” and Not just as a “Customer”


The services provided by the organization to the pilgrims

1. We have designed various “Kashi Darshan” yatra packages for the pilgrims at a very justified cost without any profit making objective.

2. Every yatra begins & ends with taking “Sankalp” (Statement of Intent) by a learned Brahmin priest of Kashi.

3. To avoid and minimize the language problem of the hindu pilgrims and even the foreign tourists who come from different parts of the world, we make available our specialized yatra representatives and priests in all the Indian regional & international languages.

4. We make our representatives available to the pilgrims from their arrival to departure.

5. We also take care of the food habits of the pilgrims and make the food of their choice available for them.

6. The stay of the pilgrims are arranged in the pilgrim houses of their own regions and communities as well as in any class of hotels of their choice.

7. Pilgrims will be provided full religious and historical references of each and every temples and important places.

8. During the yatra, pilgrims will be explained of all the “16 Sanskar” the rituals performed throughout the life span of hindus.

9. The whole tour would be conducted through air-conditioned vehicles where the vehicle can enter.

10. In order to meet the objective of the organization, all the facilities provided are of high standards but at the lowest price as compared to their market equivalents.


Tour Period: 3 Days & 2 Nights

Rs. 900/- (or 25 USD) per Person

• Boat Tour
• Morning & Evening Ganga Aarti
• Daily Breakfast
• Sankalp & Katha
• Sightseeing by Luxury AC vehicle
• A Yatra Representative during the whole Tour
• Meet & assist services on arrival & departure
• All applicable taxes & service charges
• All parking, road taxes and driver allowances

• Entrance fees to the monuments & museums
• Any claim due to natural calamities, local disturbance, etc.
• Any hotel room accommodation
• What not mentioned in “Inclusive”

• Offer price is based on best value for travel experience.
• Offer price is subject to availability of organization’s resources.
• Prices are subject to change either way prior to notice.
• Complete package cost must be paid in advance.
• In case of cancellation, 25% of booking money will be deducted.
• Subject of terms and conditions as applied by the organization.
• For more affordable tailor-made yatra package, share us your requirement.

Shri Kashi Darshan Seva Samiti is a religious & charitable organization and the money which we get, either by organizing or conducting these pilgrimage journeys or by offering other religious services or even by donation, all spent in the welfare activities of the organization.

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