Kashi Vishvanath Temple

Kashi Vishvanath Temple

Varanasi’s  Kashi Vishvanath Temple is the most famous temples of  Lord Shiva (Mahadev). The temple near about ½ km from the holy river Ganga, This Temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. We can also known as Vishvanatha and Kashi Vishvanath Temple.

This temple has been re-constructed most of times in Indian history. Aurangzeb was the last which was demolished temple structure , Mughal king was constructed the Mosque on this same temple place . The current temple was construct by the Maratha’s, Ahilya Bai Holkar 1780.

The Sikh Maharaja Ranjit Singh was donated gold to cover temple. Lord Shiva married with Parvati on Mahashivratri .Local People of varanasi celebrate this occasion like grand style.

As per varanasi tradition devotees carried the idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati in a 'Palaki'. Blowing shankh, damru and lots musical instruments.

The temple complex consists of a series of smaller galli, located in a small lane called the Vishwanatha Galli, near the river.

The holy well sites to the north of the main temple and it is believed that the Jytorlinga was hidden in the well to protect it at the time of invasion. Also you could found oldest nandi there.

There are 5 aartis of Shree Kashi Vishwanath:
1.    . Mangala Aarti :- 3.00 - 4.00 (Morning).
2.    . Bhoga Aarti :- 11.15 to 12.20 (Day).
3.    . Sandhya Aarti :- 7.00 to 8.15 (Evening).
4.    . Shringara Aarti :- 9.00 to 10.15 (Night).
5.    . Shayana Aarti :- 10.30-11.00 (Night)

Note :  Security arrangements do not allow any cell phones, camera, belts with metal buckle, cigarettes, lighters, etc. inside the temple.

 

Basic Information

Address : Godalia , Varanasi
God : Mahadev
Temple Time :
Created : 15-03-2017

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  • Festival : Mahashivratri

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