GOPREKSHESHWAR

Lord Shiva was describing the various sacred Teerths (Ponds), Koop (Wells) and places of worship in Kashi.  Lord Shiva described such places with pleasure (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).

Somewhere towards the east of Aadi Mahadev is Gopreksheshwar Ling.

Gopreksheshwar

Gopreksheshwar

Devotees who worship Gopreksheshwar will derive benefit of Godaan (giving donation of a cow to a deserving person).

LOCATION OF GOPREKSHESHWAR

Gopreksheshwar also known as Gauri Shankar is located at K-4/24, Lal Ghat Gauri Shankar, near Birla Sanskrit Vidhyalaya, Birla House.  If devotees travel in a rickshaw, they can reach Gaighat locality and walk on foot upto this place, by asking directions.  Alternatively, they can travel by boat upto Lal Ghat and climb the steps.

TYPES OF POOJA

The temple is open from 07.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.  Aarties are held in the morning.

POOJARIES OF THE TEMPLE

Shri K.K. Mishra is available nearby and can be contacted for making arrangements of pooja etc., at his Cell No. (0)9889291651.

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