History of Manikarnika Ghat and Queen of Jhansi

Manikarnika Ghat and Queen of Jhansi

After all, why was Manikarnika of this film made on the queen of Jhansi? What are the similarities between Manikarnika and Rani of Jhansi? Before knowing this, friends tell you that the story of the film Manikarnika has been written by Bahubali fame and well-known writer KV Vijayendra.

Many people will be confused about why the name of the film based on Jhansi’s queen is Manikarnika. So you have to search the pages of history for this. Actually Veerangana Rani Laxmibai, who was the hero of 1857, was born in 1828 in a Marathi Brahmin family in Benares.


Rani Lakshmibai’s childhood was spent at Assi and Rewa Ghat next to Tulsi Ghat in Benares. Manikarnika Ghat is present here. Rani Lakshmi Bai also learned horse riding and fencing here. Later life came with many ups and downs. Lost the child, then lost the husband, then lost the coronation. However, he never lost his power.

the pool of Vishnu’s ear

Let us now tell you two stories related to the Manikarnika Ghat of Banaras. According to one, Lord Vishnu, while doing penance of Shiva, dug a pool here with his Sudarshan Chakra. His breath came while he was doing penance. It is said that when Shiva came there in delight, Manikarnika fell in that pool of Vishnu’s ear.

Similarly, according to the second story, Lord Shiva could not get leave from his devotees. Due to this Goddess Parvati got upset by this and to keep Shivji in check. She hid her ear of Manikarnika there and asked Shivji to find her. When Shiva is unable to find him and to this day, whose funeral is done at that ghat, they ask him if he has seen it?

At the same time, this story is also famous that according to ancient texts, the owner of Manikarnika Ghat was the same Chandal, who bought the Satyavadi King Harishchandra. He made the king his slave and gave him the task of collecting taxes from the people who came to the crematorium.

History of Manikarnika Ghat and Queen of Jhansi

History of Manikarnika Ghat and Queen of Jhansi

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