Pulaheshwar Temple, Varanasi
|Architectural style:||Hindu Temple architecture|
Kashi Khand, Chapter 18 mentions that various Lings have been installed in the holy city of Kashi by great Rishis (Sages). It is worth mentioning here that on account of intense prayers to the Lords, the Sages have attained divine powers.Towards the north of Swarg Dwar is the Ling of Pulaheshwar. This Ling has been installed by the great Sage Pulaha. Devotees who worship this Ling will reach the Prajapati Lok after death (Prajapati Lok is considered to be that part of heaven where intellectual people reside).
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
Pulaheshwar is located at Ck.33/43, Thakurdas Surekha Bhavan in Brahmanal Chouraha. This is on the way to Manikarnika Ghat. The premises is having a platform made of marble and this is the easy idetification. People can travel upto Chowk by rickshaw and walk upto this place by foot. Brahmanal Chouraha/Swargdwar is an important landmark.There is another Ling installed by a great Sage Pulasthia and known as Pulatheeshwar in the same premises.