Jarasandheshwar2-300x225, Jarasanheshwar Temple, Varanasi
Jarasandheshwar2-300x225, Jarasanheshwar Temple, Varanasi

Jarasanheshwar Temple, Varanasi

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Architectural style:Hindu Temple architecture
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 Lord Shiva was describing the various sacred Teerths (Ponds), Koop (Wells) and places of worship in Kashi. Lord Shiva described such places with pleasure (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).In the vicinity of Vishalakshy is the Jarasandheshwar Ling. By worshipping this Ling, the devotee may be cured of any illness. This Ling has been described as Jwara Nashak (Fever eradicator).

In ancient times there was not much medical advancement and people used to worship various deities for being cured of any disease. Nowadays a lot of pathological and diagnostic tests are available to determine the exact type of ailment. Our enquiries reveal that even now devout people worship this deity for riddance from fevers etc.


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Jarasandheshwar is located at D-3/71, Mir Ghat, Bare Hanuman Temple. Devotees can travel upto Dasaswamedh Vishwanath Gully by rickshaw and walk on foot to this place through Vishalakshi Gauri Temple, which is a famous landmark. Alternatively they can travel by boat upto Mir Ghat and walk up the steps and reach the place.

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