Shri Markandey Mahadev Kaithi, Varanasi
The ancient history and geography of our country is the explanation of the places of pilgrimage. The whole country is owed to this great pilgrimage custom where we always get leadership and guidance. Even today this plays an important role. Indian people get mental peaces and calm in there places. In such sacred land of Kashi there is Shree Markandey Mahadev where a large number of people come to get their wishes and desires fulfilled and to get mental peace and calm. In hindi mythology and tradition Mahadev is considered as Deva of Deva. So this place attracts everybody. It is situated on Varanasi to Ghazipur highway and 28 Km away from city and 8 km away from Aurihar Railway Junction. The priests are the owner of this place. They take the offers from the devotees and serve the god. These priests do all the work like katha of Satyanarayan, hawan etc. There are also some priests who make different arrangements for the devotees wording to their comforts. In this place we can always get the atmosphere of peace and calm except on few occasions.
One some special occasion people visit their place and perform their religious ceremony and rituals today this place is known as Kaithi. It is said the lord Shiva appeared before Markandey and had given his blessings to him. Since then their place has become famous.