On a request by Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva narrated  various deities/Shiv Lings/Teerths (Sacred Ponds) spread over the expanse of Kashi. (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).



In the vicinity of Vasishteshwar, devotees can find Krishneshwar.

Devotees who worship Krishneshwar will reach  Vishnu Lok after death.  Vishnu Lok is that part of Heaven where Lord Vishnu resides.


Krishneshwar is located on the outer wall of Sankata Devi temple at No. Ck.7/159. The Shiv Ling is facing the east and is opposite the Harishchandreshwar Ling.  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.

Other deities in the vicinity are Bhadreshwar, Aswiniyeshwar, Atma Veereshwar, Brihaspateeshwar, Budheshwar, Vasukeeshwar, Yama Aditya etc. details whereof are mentioned elsewhere.


This place of worship is open throughout and devotees can perform pooja by themselves.

Temple Details
  • A. Introduction
  • About Kashi Khand
  • Temples worshipped as Jyotirlings in Kashi
  • Kashi Yatra performed by South Indians
  • Importance of immersion of mortal remains (Asthi) in Ganga