kashi vishwanath temple Varanasi

kashi vishwanath temple Varanasi

Kashi Vishwanath temple

Kashi Vishwanath

Kashi Vishwanath temple is situated in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. This temple is dedicated to God Shiva. In Hindu religion, there are twelve Jyotirlingas, and out of them one is Kashi Vishwanath. The meaning of the Vishwanath is the Ruler of the Universe. It is situated in the western bank of the Ganga River. It is a holy place for Hindus. The structure of a temple is destroyed and reconstructed many of times, but the last structure was destroyed by Aurganzeb and constructed the Gyanvapi Mosque on that place. The current structure of the temple was constructed by the Maratha monarch in 1780 by the Ahilya Bai Holkar of Indore.

The people came to Kashi Vishwanath in every season, but mainly people try to come on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri. It is celebrated as the wedding day of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The day of Shivaratri is celebrated in an enormous manner, the people come from different-different places to see its celebration. It is an auspicious day for the Varanasi people.

 

The structure of a temple is unique and different; the people are dying to come the Kashi Vishwanath just for worshipping or to see the Lord Shiva. The worship of shivalinga is renowned, and people do it with different stuffs, like flower, milk, rose water, etc. as well as they dedicate lots of stuffs to lord Shiva.
If one wants to Kashi Vishwanatha, then he or she must have to go for taking the blessings of the Lord. The place has all kind of accommodation and transport facility. The tourists will never face any kind of trouble.

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