GAUTAMESHWAR

Kashi Khand, Chapter 97 mentions various Shiv Lings all around Kashi.

Among various Lings, Kashi Khand mentions one important Shiv Ling named Gautameshwar in the vicinity of Muchkundeshwar. This Shiv Ling is supposed to have been installed by Sage Gautam.

Gautameshwar

Gautameshwar

Devotees who worship this Ling will derive all happiness and will attain Moksha.

LOCATION OF GAUTAMESHWAR

Gautameshwar is located at D.37/33, Kashinaresh Shivala, Godowlia. This comes in the proximity of Marwari Hospital and is quite famous. According to old timers, there was intense dispute regarding worship of this deity and matter was referred to the then Kashi Raja, who after protracted legal cases, acquired the entire area and constructed the temple. Therefore, this temple is known as Kashi Naresh Shivala.

TYPES OF POOJA

The place of worship is open from 04.00 a.m. to 12 noon and from 04.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. Aarties are conducted in the morning and evening. Shayan Aarti is conducted just before closure of the temple.

POOJARIES OF THE TEMPLE

Shri Ram Dayal Pathak and Vindhyachali Devi are attached to the temple and their turn comes in rotation for period of one year each.

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