Visalakshi darshan

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Visalakshi darshan

Postby Admin on Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:28 pm

Visalakshi is one of the eighteen Shakti peethas.
The Karna kundala(Ear ring) of Devi fell here.
She is the Shakti of Lord Vishwanath (Vishwanatha).

Vishalakshiti vikhyata varanashyam shivaparshve /
Niratannapradatri cha nirbhagyajanatoshini //


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Location:

INDIA>UTTAR PRADESH>VARANASI.
It is present on the bank of the river Ganges.

Nearest Bus station: Varanasi(Benaras).
Nearest Railway station: Varanasi(Benaras).
Nearest Air port: Varanasi(Benaras).

The temple of Visalakshi is present near the temple of Annapurna.

Temple:

The temple is very small.
An idol of Gauri is present in front of Visalakshi.
See the Google map showing Visalakshi temple

Sthala purana:

The word Visalakshi means the one who has big eyes.
She is described as the one who rules the world.

Tantras tell that she will be in the form of Mahakali. She will break the Karma bandhas after the ─Ćeath. Lord Vishwanath, in the form of Mahakala will give Moksha.

Sadhana:

1.Maya beejakshara mantra japa.
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