Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Kashi Vishwanath Temple is a popular Hindu temple located in the city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. It created by Maharani Ahiyabai Holker way back in 1780.
There are five different aartis of Shri Kashi Vishwanath take place daily in the temple that is named MangalaAarti, BhogaAarti, ShringaraAarti, ShayanaArti, and Sandhya Aarti.
The visitors aren’t allowed to take any camera, cell phones, lighters, cigarettes, etc. in the temple due to security arrangements.
We all know that Varanasi is one of the holiest cities for Hindu and located on the banks of Ganga River.
This temple worshipped by Hindus a lot as there is a Jyotirlinga of Shiva, Vishvanath or Vishveshvara who held a special significance in Indian history.
There are many well-known saints like Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Sathya Sai Baba, Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Swami Vivekananda, AdiSankaracharya, GoswamiTulsidas, and Bamakhyapa.
Kashi Vishwanath Temple Structure
There are many smaller shrines in this temple situated in a small lane known with the name of Vishwanatha Galli.
There are shrines of many other gods that surround the main temple. Additionally, the complex of Kashi Vishwanath Temple has small temples for Vishnu, Virupaksha, Virupakash Gauri, Dhandapani, and KaalBhairav. Also, the temple has a small well known with the name of Jnana Vapi.
According to the legends, the Jyotirlinga hide in this place for securing it at the invasion time.
Also, the main priest of this place jumped in this well to protect the Jyotirlinga from the others.