Lord Vishnu was describing to Sage Bindu, the various forms of Lord Vishnu and other deities in Kashi.
Lord Vishnu describes Manikarnika in the form of a Goddess near Chakra Pushkarini Teerth (Mani Karnika Ghat). Kashi Khand has described amply the structure and appearance of Manikarnika Devi who appears as a twelve year old girl. She is as fair as a Spatik (crystal), with soft hairs. The devi is described as radiating beauty.
Devotees who wish for attaining Moksha should worship this deity.
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LOCATION OF MANIKARNIKA DEVI
Manikarnika Devi is located at Ck.7/130, Scindia Ghat, opposite Atma Veereshwar Temple. This place can be reached by boat through Scindia Ghat. Alternatively one can travel in cycle rickshaw upto Chowk and walk down the gullies to reach the temple. Atma Veereshwar is a famous temple.
TYPES OF POOJAS
The temple is open for worship 06.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and from 04.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. Timings are flexible.