Vishalaksheeshwar Temple, Varanasi
Goddess Parvaty wanted to know about various Shiv Lings and deities at several places in Kashi and Lord Shiva was pleased to narrate about such deities (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).
Kashi Khand mentions one Shiv Ling named Vishalaksheeshwar in the vicinity of Vishalakshy Devi.
Devotees who worship Vishalaksheeshwar will be blessed with happiness and prosperity.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
Devotees can find Vishalaksheeshwar at D.3/85, in the premises of Vishalakshy Temple at Mir Ghat. They can travel upto Dasaswamedh Vishwanath Gulli or Bansphatak Vishwanath Gulli by rickshaw and walk on foot to this place. Devotees generally combine prayers at this temple alongwith darshan of Visweshwar / Annapurna temple.
The entire area encompassing Vishalakshy Devi, Dharmeshwar, Vishwa Bhuja Gauri etc. is a powerful Shakti Peeth known as Dharma Peeth.