Dwareshwar Temple, Varanasi
|Architectural style:||Hindu Temple architecture|
Goddess Parvaty wanted to know about various Shiv Lings and deities at several places in Kashi and Lord Shiva was pleased to describe such deities (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).Lord Shiva narrates about Dwareshwar Ling along with Dwareshwari Devi.
Devotees who worship Dwareshwar will attain full benefits of living in Kashi and attain Siddhi. In other words, they will acquire divine powers and attain Moksha.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
Dwareshwar is mentioned to be in south of Durg Vinayak at B-27/1. Our enquiries revealed that the deity is located outside the South entrance of Durga Devi Temple at Durga Kund. The main entrance is to the western side. Dwareshwar is located in a small temple like structure alongwith Dwareshwari Devi (mentioned in Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).