VRISHESHWAR

According to Kashi Khand, Chapter 69, the place where Lord Shiva adorned the skin of Gajasur after slaying the latter, was called Rudra Vasam. (Kindly refer to Krithi Vaseshwar).

Vrisheshwar

Vrisheshwar

Once the Lord, in his form as Krithi Vaseshwar, was sitting alongwith Goddess Uma Devi when Nandi offered his prayers and stated that there  are 68 places of worship dedicated to Lord Shiva in this holy place.  Various idols/Shiv Lings have been brought from several other places by Nandi and installed in Kashi. 

From Vrishabhdwaju Teerth, one Ling by name of Vrishabheshwar (Vrisheshwar) has appeared in the Holy city of Kashi. Devotees who worship this Ling will always be pleasant (happy).

LOCATION OF VRISHESHWAR

Vrisheshwar is located at K.58/78, Gorakhnath Maidagin.  People can travel upto this place by rickshaw.  There is a Ved Patshala in this premises and Vrisheshwar Ling is located below the ground level.

TYPES OF POOJA

The place of worship is open from 07.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and from 05.30 p.m. to 06.30 p.m.  Timings are flexible.

POOJARIES OF THE TEMPLE

Shri Krishna Prasad Shavkota is available in the temple premises and for performing any special pooja etc. he may be contacted at (0)9792544991.

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