Kaal Bhairav is one of the fiercest manifestations of Lord Shiva. However, he is very compassionate and can be easily pleased. Lord Bhairav when worshipped truly can conquer and win over enemies with all kinds of fears. Sundays are the best time to worship Lord Bhairav during Rahu Kaal and chant Bhairav mantra. It is believed in Hinduism that Lord Bhairav guards and acts as the Kotwal for the Shakti temples all over.
If you have a regular practice of reciting Kaal Bhairav mantra, it can bestow the endless blessings upon the chanter and win him over and get his divine blessings to prosperity and Moksha. This is the main reason that devotees chant Kaal Bhairav mantra with great fervor and devotion.
The Mythical story of Lord Bhairav
Once Lord Brahma grew egoistic and arrogant and uses to have five heads. Lord Shiva wanted to teach him a lesson and make him more responsible and committed to his task. Therefore, Shiva created Kaal Bhairav from his nail and Bhairav was manifested as an incarnation. Kaal Bhairav severed the top head of Brahma and severed his top head with his nail. The skull of Brahma got stuck to his hand and this is depicted in the iconic image of Lord Kaal Bhairav is found in all temples. Kaal Bhairav’s Vahan or vehicle is a black dog. He appears naked like a child and wanders like a mendicant.
How can you make Kaal Bhairav happy?
- You can chant Kaal Bhairav mantra
- Donate mustard seeds and sesame seeds to the needy
- Light mustard oil lamp in front of Lord Bhairav on Sundays during Rahu Kaal
- Feeding and taking care of black dogs
- Give food and clothes to the needy on birthday or Sundays
- Light sesame oil lamp in the doorstep of the house on Tuesdays
Praying to Lord Bhairav by chanting the mantra can invoke the true manifestation of Lord Shiva. You can chant his mantra if you wish to eliminate the obstacles from your life, particularly on Kalashtami. In order to the right effect of this Mantra, you can take help from a learned Purohit who can perform the mantra chanting on your behalf.
Bhairav Mantra for Success by AskGanesha Astrologer