Lakshmi Kund Varanasi

Lakshmi Kund, Sidhgiribagh, Varanasi
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श्रीकांत सन्निधौ देवी महालक्ष्मी जागर्जनी ।" सनतवा श्री कुन्द तीर्थे त सम्च्यन जगदम्बिका।

पितृण सन्तप्ये विधिवत्यै श्रीकण्ठ सन्निहित। दत्व दाननि विधिवन्ना लक्ष्म्य परिमुच्यते ।"

Story of the Temple

Lakshmi Kund is situated around the Luxa road of Varanasi. The old name of Lakshmi Kund is also Laxman Kund.

The legend is associated with the Lakshmi Kund. Legend has it that 64 Yoginis were entrusted by Shiva with the task of guarding and protecting the various Kunds and poweful areas of Kashi.

Importance of the Temple

1)Maha Laxmi Kund is one of the most famous temples of Varanasi, where Maha Laxmi Devi resides in the Siddhidatri Swaroop, devotees on the 9th day of Navratri visit the temple in large numbers to attain the blessings of Maa Bhagwati.

2)On the Dhan Trayodashi Tithi also known as 'Dhanteras' there is a special significance to worship Maha Laxmi Devi in the kund.

3)On the Karthik Poornima Tithi, a special Jhanki Darshan is organized for the devotees in the Laxmi Kund.

4)The 16-day Vrat ritual of Laxmi Kund is an annual affair that attracts lakhs of devotees to the Laxmi  Kund for Vrat, Snan, and Daan.

5)In the Maha Lakshmi Temple the 'Trigunatmika' Swaroop of Maha Laxmi, Maha Kali, and Maha Saraswati reside together for the welfare of all the devotees.

6)Inside the temple deities like Morini (among the 64 Yoginis) Bhairav and Jeevputrika Devi make the temple special for the devotees.

Pujas Performed in the Temple

Auspicious tithis & festivals of temple

On the banks of Lakshmi Kund, a 16-day long festival is held from Bhadra Shukla Paksha Ashtami to Ashwin Krishna Ashtami which is colloquially known as "Sorahiya

On its last day, women observe Jivitputrika fast and offer
their prayers at Lakshmi Kund itself.

Darshan & Aarti Timings

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Photo Gallery of the Temple

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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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