Goddess Parvaty requested Lord Shiva to describe the various Teerths (Sacred Ponds) and Shiv Lings in the Holy City of Kashi. (Kashi Khand, Chapter 97).  Lord Shiva was very pleased to accede to the request of the Goddess.




Kashi Khand mentions one Madalaseshwar which is located somewhat to the east of Shukreshwar Ling.

A devotee who worships Madalaseshwar Ling, will always have the blessings of Lord Shiva.


Madalaseshwar is located at D.5/133 Kalika Galli. When a devotee proceeds from Annapurna on the road to Vishwanath temple and crosses Vishwanath temple, after about 50 yards he will reach a cross road known as Saraswati Phatak. After taking a right turn and walking for a short distance, he will encounter a right turn which is Kalika Galli. Without turning right, just on the opposite side (viz. on the left side) the devotee will see Madalaseshwar.  However, the locals refer to this Ling by the name of Pancham Mandareshwar.


The place of worship is open for devotees from 06.00 a.m. in the morning to 09.00 p.m. in the night.  Devotees can have darshan throughout.

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