Durga Kund, Varanasi

Durgakund, Jawahar Nagar Colony, Bhelupur, Varanasi
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Stuti & Sloka for the Temple

ॐ क्रीं क्रीं क्रीं हूँ हूँ ह्रीं ह्रीं दक्षिणे कालिके

क्रीं क्रीं क्रीं हूँ हूँ ह्रीं ह्रीं स्वाहा॥

Story of the Temple

According to mythological beliefs, the idol of Maa Durga installed in the Durga temple was obtained from
Durgakund. Famous for beliefs and wishes, this temple is crowded with people throughout the year. An annual festival is also held at this kund for about a month in the month of

The recognition of Durga kunds is religious, as well as these kunds are very helpful in preventing water logging due to rain water. The water is being kept clean by putting fish or
turtles in the pools.

There are clear indications from the water reservoirs that ground water from the city area of Varanasi comes into the Ganga, which proves that the groundwater level is higher
than the level of the Ganga.

In ancient times, people used to solve the problems of their drinking water through kunds and wells, but today due to the crisis in their existence, there is a hue and cry in
Kashi for drinking water.

In the present time, the government has paid special attention to the maintenance of this ancient Kund, so that the reverence with which people come to fulfill their
beliefs, they do not have to face any kind of difficulty.

Importance of the Temple

The name of 'Durgakund' comes amongst the important kunds of Varanasi. Durga Kund is still the safest and exists among the ancient remaining Kunds of Kashi.

From Assi Chauraha via Ravindrapuri, there is Durgakund on the way ahead where there is also a grand temple of Maa Durga situated next to it. This place is also situated on the way from Cantt to Banaras Hindu University. The crowd of visitors increases in this temple during the month of Navratri.

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How to reach Temple

The below are the travel details for the temple

The closest airport to reach the Temple is Varanasi Airport, located 28 kilometers away. Alternatively, Prayagraj Airport, situated 120 kilometers from Varanasi, also provides access to the temple. Plan your pilgrimage conveniently with easy access from these airports. 🛩️
To reach the Temple by train, disembark at Varanasi Railway Station, the nearest railway station, just 7 kilometers away from the temple. Conveniently access the temple from the station with state government buses and taxis readily available for transportation.
Devotees can also reach the Temple by road. Upon arriving at the Varanasi Bus Stand, one can opt for a state government bus or a taxi to reach the temple. The temple is approximately 2 kilometers away from Assi Ghat and 8 kilometers away from Varanasi Railway Station. 🚌

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