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Shitala Temple

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  • Varanasi
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 04/06/2017

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This unassuming but very popular white temple near Dashashvamedh Ghat is dedicated to Shitala, the goddess of smallpox, who both causes and cures the disease. Despite the eradication of smallpox, Shitala is still an important folk goddess in North India.

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Shitala Ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Published 04/06/2017

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