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Gyaan Kupor Well

Gyaan Kupor Well, Varanasi is located beside the Visvanath Temple, also called the Golden Temple. It is one of the prominent Monuments in Varanasi.

History of Gyaan Kupor Well, Varanasi

Gyaan Kupor Well, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is said to have been in existence even before the Ganges flowed down to this earth.

Description of Gyaan Kupor Well, Varanasi

Varanasi Gyaan Kupor Well is also called by the name of the Wisdom Well. It is believed to be a form of enlightenment, albeit in a liquid state. Pilgrims coming to the holy city of Varanasi give their statement of intent, sankalpa in other words, at this place before they begin their pancha-tirtha yatra. Non-Hindus are not allowed to enter the Visvanath Temple. However, they can have a glance inside the temple through a hole. This hole is in the wall that’s located in the passage between the Gyaan Kupor Well and the front of the temple. So, setting you eyes on the hole, you can get a fine sight of the Siva-linga as well as the other events taking place in the temple.