According to Kashi Khand, Chapter 97, Lord Shiva was narrating various Teerths (Sacred Ponds) and Shiv Lings in Kashi.

Towards the South of Visweshwar Nikumbeshwar is located.  This deity keeps a watchful eye in the region and blesses the devotees.  Kashi Khand advises devotees to worship this deity without fail.


Nikumbeshwar is located inside Parvaty temple in the premises of Visweshwar temple at Ck.35/19.  Regarding directions to reach this place, kindly refer Visweshwar temple.  One point needs to be mentioned.  This Ling is mentioned in the Kashi Khand towards the South of Visweshwar.  Historically, Visweshwar Temple has been relocated to the present place.


The place of worship is open practically throughout the day. Devotees can only worship this deity. Visweshwar temple, where Nikumbeshwar is located, is under the management of Distt. Administration and is under intense Police regulations.  Devotees may not get much time to perform any special pooja 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