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Abodes of Shiva (Kashi Temples)



Kashi Khand, Chapter 100 states that devotees should undertake religious tour (Yatra) of various deities situated inside the main area of Kashi. This Yatra is known as Antargrihi Yatra and should be undertaken daily. Among the deities to be worshipped one is Aadi Varaheshwar Shiv Ling.  People who worship this deity will not have any fear or worry in their minds.


Aadi Varaheshwar is located at D.17/111, inside Ram Mandir, Dasaswamedh Ghat. The Aadi Varaheshwar Shiv Ling is located behind the Ram Lakshman idols.  Devotees can reach this place by travelling upto Dasaswamedh Ghat by rickshaw and walking down the steps.  Alternatively they can take a boat ride upto Dasaswamedh Ghat and climb the steps. The temple remains opens for worship from 05.00 p.m. to 12.00 Noon and from 04.00 p.m. to 09.30 p.m.  Timings may be flexible.  Aarties are performed in the morning and evening.