VISHALAKSHEESHWAR

Goddess Parvaty wanted to know about  various Shiv Lings and deities at several places in Kashi and Lord Shiva was pleased to narrate about such deities (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).

Kashi Khand mentions one Shiv Ling named Vishalaksheeshwar in the vicinity of Vishalakshy Devi.

Vishalaksheshwar

Vishalaksheshwar

Devotees who worship Vishalaksheeshwar will be blessed with happiness and prosperity. 

LOCATION OF VISHALAKSHEESHWAR

Devotees can find Vishalaksheeshwar at D.3/85, in the premises of Vishalakshy Temple at Mir Ghat. They can travel upto Dasaswamedh Vishwanath Gulli or Bansphatak Vishwanath Gulli by rickshaw and walk on foot to this place.  Devotees generally combine prayers at this temple alongwith darshan of Visweshwar / Annapurna temple.

The entire area encompassing Vishalakshy Devi, Dharmeshwar, Vishwa Bhuja Gauri etc. is a powerful Shakti Peeth known as Dharma Peeth.

TYPES OF POOJA

The temple is open from 04.30 a.m. in the morning to 11.00 a.m. and from 05.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.  The timings may change.  Aarties are held in the morning and evening.

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