VIDHYESHWAR

According to Kashi Khand, Chapter 97, this temple is located somewhere to the eastern side of Chandreshwar.  Those who worship Vidhyeshwar Ling are successful in their scholarly pursuits. 

Vidhyeshwar

Vidhyeshwar

It is believed that students who prepare for exams etc. worship this Ling before going to examination hall.

 

LOCATION OF THE TEMPLE

The temple is located at House No. Ck.2/41 B, Siddheshwari, Chowk Varanasi.  Vidhyeshwar Ling is located below the ground level where the devotee will have to descend through the stairs. One can travel upto Chowk by Cycle Rickshaw and walk to this place via Sankata Devi Temple (famous landmark). Alternatively, devotees can approach the place by boat upto Scindia Ghat and climb up the stairs. 

TYPES OF POOJAS

The temple is open from 06.00 a.m to 9.00 p.m.   Aarties are performed at 10.00 a.m. and 09.00 p.m. While regular poojas are conducted by the Priest, Special poojas are performed on important days like Shivratri and certain Ekadasi days.

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