Yagya-Valkeshwar2-300x187, Yagya Valkeshwar Temple, Varanasi
Yagya-Valkeshwar2-300x187, Yagya Valkeshwar Temple, Varanasi

Yagya Valkeshwar Temple, Varanasi

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Deity:Yagya Valkeshwar
Architectural style:Hindu Temple architecture
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On the request by Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva narrated the various deities/ Shiv Lings/Teerths (Sacred Ponds) spread over the expanse of Kashi. (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).

Towards the south of Krishneshwar is a Shiv Ling known as Yagya Valkeshwar. Devotees who worship Yagya Valkeshwar will be blessed with increase in Brahma Tejas (radiating energy for students).

This Ling is supposed to have been installed by Sage Yagya Valkya.


Legend / Local stories

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How to Reach:

Yagya Valkeshwar is located next to Krishneshwar at No. Ck.7/159. The Shiv Ling is facing the east and is in the corner of the building. Devotees can reach this place by travelling upto Chowk by rickshaw and walking on foot via Sankata Devi temple (famous landmark). Alternatively, they can take a boat ride upto Sankata Ghat and climb the steps.

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See also  Harikeseshwar Temple, Varanasi

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