Trailanga Swami's Home behind the Alamgir Mosque

Trailanga Swami was a great saint of Varanasi who lived to be 280 years old according to some accounts. He was a contemporary of Lahiri Mahasaya and they knew and had great respect for each other.
Sri Yukteswar also used to visit him regularly.
Trailanga Swami's residence was right behind the 17th century Alamgir Mosque, built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, on the site where he demolished the Kashi Vishwanath temple. The magnificent original temple dated back to 490A.D. and was considered one of the holiest places in all of India.

Trailanga Swami was a great saint of Varanasi who lived to be 280 years old according to some accounts. He was a contemporary of Lahiri Mahasaya and they knew and had great respect for each other.  Sri Yukteswar also used to visit him regularly. Trailanga Swami's residence was right behind the 17th century Alamgir Mosque.