Agastyeshwar-Temple

Agastyeshwar-Temple

Agastyeshwar-Temple

Location D 36/11, Agastya Kund in Godowlia locality of Varanasi, U.P., India, at a distance of about 4 km from Cantt. railway station
Timings 9am-9pm, opens on all days
Ideal time Throughout the year, especially during Shravan month & on Shivratri
How to reachHire a cycle rickshaw/auto rickshaw/taxi from any part of the city

The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is believed to be the place where Saint Agastya used to worship Lord Shiva in his ashram. Hence, the Shivling is known as Agastyeshwar Ling. He also dug a kund nearby, known as Agastya Kund, where he used to take bath.

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