Up Shanteshwar Temple, Varanasi
|Architectural style:||Hindu Temple architecture|
Goddess Parvaty requested Lord Shiva to described various Teerths (sacred ponds/lakes) and deities in Kashi. Lord Shiva told her all Lings are carrying the divine powers of Teerths.Lord Shiva described the divine powers of Bhadreshwar. Towards the north eastern direction of Bhadreshwar is the Up Shanteshwar Ling. By merely touching this Ling, the devotee will get ultimate mental peace. By worshipping this Up Shanta Ling, the devotee is cleansed of his sins accumulated over a long period. (Kashi Khand Chapter 97).
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
The temple is located at House No. Ck.2/4, Patani Tola, Bhosala Ghat, Varanasi. One can travel upto Chowk in cycle rickshaw and walk to this place via Sankata Devi Temple (famous landmark). Another famous landmark is the Gangamahal Building. Alternatively, devotees can approach the place by boat upto Bhosala Ghat and climb up the stairs.