About Abbots

Kashi (Varanasl) is known as the City of Shiva. The aghoris claim lineage from the Avadhuta Siddhas of Varanasi which in turn emanate from Lord Shiva himself. The first aghor was Aghor Bhairavacharya of the 5th-6th century and his lineage was revived by Baba Kinaram in the 16th century. After receiving darshan of Bhagwan Dattatreya, Baba Kinaram established the Krim Kund Sthal in Varanasi. The recorded history of the Siddhas who headed the ashram in Varanasi at Krim Kund is as follows: