Mrityunjayeshwar, Mrityunjay Mahadev Temple, Varanasi

Date built:18th Century
Architectural style:Dravidian architecture
Major festivalsMahashivratri
Locale:Daranagar, Visheshwarganj, Varanasi
Address:K52/39, Daranagar, Visheshwarganj, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001

Lord Shiva was describing the various sacred Teerths (Ponds), Koops (Wells) and places of worship in Kashi. Lord Shiva described such places with pleasure (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).

In the vicinity of Kaleshwar is the Mrityunjayeshwar. This Ling is capable of keeping untimely death away from devotees. In the vicinity of the Ling is Kalodak Koop (Well). The water from the well is capable of curing all diseases.

Mrityunjayeshwar is also referred to as Apa Mrityu Hareshwar in Kashi Khand (the Lord who wards off untimely death).


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How to Reach:

Mrityunjayeshwar is located at K-52/39, Vriddha Kal. People can approach this temple by rickshaw through Bisheshwarganj/GPO.

Local devotees call this temple as Mrityunjay Mahadev and the deity is quite famous by that name.

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