YAGYA VALKESHWAR

On the request by Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva narrated the various deities/ Shiv Lings/Teerths (Sacred Ponds) spread over the expanse of Kashi. (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).

Yagya Valkeshwar

Yagya Valkeshwar

Towards the south of Krishneshwar is a Shiv Ling known as Yagya Valkeshwar. Devotees who worship Yagya Valkeshwar will be blessed with increase in Brahma Tejas (radiating energy for students).

This Ling is supposed to have been installed by Sage Yagya Valkya.

LOCATION OF YAGYA VALKESHWAR

Yagya Valkeshwar is located next to Krishneshwar at No. Ck.7/159. The Shiv Ling is facing the east and is in the corner of the building.  Devotees can reach this place by travelling upto Chowk by rickshaw and walking on foot via Sankata Devi temple (famous landmark). Alternatively, they can take a boat ride upto Sankata Ghat and climb the steps.

TYPE OF POOJA

This place of worship is open throughout and devotees can perform pooja by themselves.

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