Chapter 69 of Kashi Khand describes various Lings which were originally stationed elsewhere but have been installed in Kashi by Nandi. This chapter is very important.

Neel Kanteshwar

Neel Kanteshwar

From Kalanjar mountains, Neelkanth Ling has been installed in Kashi. By worshipping this Ling, the devotees become equivalent to Lord Neelkanth (Lord Shiva).


Neelkantheshwar is located at Ck.33/23, Neelkanth Mohalla. The locality has been named after Neelkantheshwar temple. People can travel upto Chowk by rickshaw and walk upto this place.  They can ask for the route to Brahmanal Chouraha and this place located on the opposite direction of Mani Karnika Ghat with reference to Brahmanal Chauraha. The temple is located adjacent to Adi Chunchanagiri Mahasamsthana Shakha Mutt of Karnataka.

There is another Neelkanteshwar Ling which is located in a small room just outside Kedareshwar temple on the steps towards Ganges. This Ling is also worshipped with all religious fervour.

Neel Kanteshwar

Neel Kanteshwar (Kedar Ghat)



The temple is open from 05.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 04.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.  Aarties are performed in the morning and evening.


Shri Babunath Mishra is the Priest of the temple and he can be contacted at (0)9335230365 for performing any special pooja, Rudra jap etc.

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