the temple to the East, near Jnana Vapi, there is the Mosque, built
by Aurangazeb. In the by-lane behind the temple, there is a temple
of Dhundhiraja Ganapathi. Belief is current that he is the State
Officer of Varanasi with Bhairava as Kotwal, the Chief Police
Officer, Lord Maheswar, the Emperor and Annapurna, the Empress
feeding the people. Feeling emancipated at the darsan of Lord
Maheswar and Goddess Annapurna, yatris then go about visiting
several places scattered to the four corners of this sprawling city.
trip is to Dwaraka, the earthly capital of Lord Krishna, in the
vicinity of which lies Darukavan, where that Karunaikasindhu
Kailasanath is abiding in the holy linga after fulfilling the
deserves of His devotees.