Krishneswar Temple, Varanasi
|Architectural style:||Hindu Temple architecture|
On a request by Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva narrated various deities/Shiv Lings/Teerths (Sacred Ponds) spread over the expanse of Kashi. (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).
In the vicinity of Vasishteshwar, devotees can find Krishneshwar.Devotees who worship Krishneshwar will reach Vishnu Lok after death. Vishnu Lok is that part of Heaven where Lord Vishnu resides.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
Krishneshwar is located on the outer wall of Sankata Devi temple at No. Ck.7/159. The Shiv Ling is facing the east and is opposite the Harishchandreshwar Ling. 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.
Other deities in the vicinity are Bhadreshwar, Aswiniyeshwar, Atma Veereshwar, Brihaspateeshwar, Budheshwar, Vasukeeshwar, Yama Aditya etc. details whereof are mentioned elsewhere.