BHOOTESHWAR

On a request by Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva narrated the various deities/ Shiv Lings/Teerths (Sacred Ponds) spread over the expanse of Kashi. (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).

Kashi Khand mentions one such powerful Shiv Ling known as Bhooteshwar in the vicinity of various other Shiv Lings.

 

Bhooteshwar

Bhooteshwar

Devotees who worship Bhooteshwar will be blessed with all sorts of wealth and prosperity.

LOCATION OF BHOOTESHWAR

Bhooteshwar is located at Bhooteshwar Gully, Dasaswamedh.  This is a famous locality and people can travel upto Dasaswamedh Ghat Bata Shop area by rickshaw and enquire about Bhooteshwar Gully.  The temple also houses one Shani Idol which is worshipped by devotees.  Alternatively, devotees can take a boat ride upto Dasaswamedh Ghat by boat and climb the steps.

TYPES OF POOJA

The temple is open from 05.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m. and from 05.00 p.m. to 09.30 p.m.  Aarties are conducted in the morning and evening.  During closed time, devotees can have darshan through grill gates.  The timings are flexible.

POOJARIES OF THE TEMPLE

Shri Ashok Joshi is one of the priests attached to the temple and he can be contacted on his phone 0542-2452615 for performing any special pooja, Rudra Japam etc.

Temple Details
  • A. Introduction
  • About Kashi Khand
  • Temples worshipped as Jyotirlings in Kashi
  • Kashi Yatra performed by South Indians
  • Importance of immersion of mortal remains (Asthi) in Ganga