Shiva-Misc-71-300x280, Vrisheshwar Temple, Varanasi
Shiva-Misc-71-300x280, Vrisheshwar Temple, Varanasi

Vrisheshwar Temple, Varanasi

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Architectural style:Hindu Temple architecture
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 According to Kashi Khand, Chapter 69, the place where Lord Shiva adorned the skin of Gajasur after slaying the latter, was called Rudra Vasam. (Kindly refer to Krithi Vaseshwar).Once the Lord, in his form as Krithi Vaseshwar, was sitting alongwith Goddess Uma Devi when Nandi offered his prayers and stated that there are 68 places of worship dedicated to Lord Shiva in this holy place. Various idols/Shiv Lings have been brought from several other places by Nandi and installed in Kashi.

From Vrishabhdwaju Teerth, one Ling by name of Vrishabheshwar (Vrisheshwar) has appeared in the Holy city of Kashi. Devotees who worship this Ling will always be pleasant (happy).


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How to Reach:

Vrisheshwar is located at K.58/78, Gorakhnath Maidagin. People can travel upto this place by rickshaw. There is a Ved Patshala in this premises and Vrisheshwar Ling is located below the ground level.

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See also  Vishalaksheeshwar Temple, Varanasi

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