The Liminality of Sacred Space in Varanasi

There is an idol in a mosque in Kashi.

No, there are mosques or idgahs or burial grounds in Kashi that have idols of Hindu gods in their compound, more specifically: they house the Lord of Kashi himself.

Krittivaseshwar Mahadev

Krittivaseshwar Mahadev

 

The New Krittivaseshwar Temple

The New Krittivaseshwar Temple

 

 

The New Krittivaseshwar Mahadev

The New Krittivaseshwar Mahadev

Turn of the Gali towards the Mosque

Turn of the Gali towards the Mosque of Krittivaseshwar

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Entrance to Krittivaseshwar Temple

Entrance to Krittivaseshwar Temple

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