PRAHLADESHWAR2-300x225, Prahladeshwar Temple, Varanasi
PRAHLADESHWAR2-300x225, Prahladeshwar Temple, Varanasi

Prahladeshwar Temple, Varanasi

Date built:
Deity: Prahladeshwar
Architectural style: Hindu Temple architecture
Major festivals
Locale: Varanasi
District:: Varanasi
  Goddess Parvaty entreated Lord Shiva to describe various Teerths (sacred ponds/lakes) and deities in Kashi. Lord Shiva told her all Lings are enriched with the divine powers of Teerths.
According to Lord Shiva, Prahladeshwar is a Swayambhu Ling in the vicinity of Swarleeneshwar. Devotees worshipping Prahladeshwar will be amply blessed by Lord Shiva.  (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97)


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How to Reach:

Prahladeshwar is located at A-10/80 Prahlad Ghat. Devotees can approach this place by travelling in cycle rickshaw upto Prahlad Ghat Chouraha and walking on foot. Alternatively they can take a boat ride upto Prahlad Ghat and climb the steps. The temple is located just above the steps.

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