Kashi Vishwanath temple is an important temple located in Varanasi. It is a famous shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, Hindu God. It is one of the 12 holiest Shiva temples termed as Jyotri Lingas. Varanasi is also called as Kashi and Shiva is considered as the ruler of the universe. Vishwanath refers to the term ruler of the universe.
The history of the temple starts with a legendary story. Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu got into an argument that broke into a fight about their supremacy. As a moderator, Lord Shiva took a form of light that pierced through three worlds. Shiva demanded them to find the tip of the light and the one who finds the tip of the light would be considered supreme. Vishnu took the form of a pig and dug down to find the tip and Lord Brahma rode up to find the tip. The place where Shiva’s light pierced through the earth are the 12 Jyothir Lingas and this temple is one among those.Opening time of the temple is: 3:00 am
- Mangala Aarti : 3 AM- 4 AM (Morning)
- Bhog Aarti : 11.15 AM to 12.20 PM (Day)
- Sandhya Aarti : 7 PM to 8.15 PM (Evening)
- Shringar Aarti : 9 PM to 10.15 PM (Night)
- Shayan Aarti : 10.30 PM – 11 PM (Night)
Distance from Hotel to KASHI VISHWANATH TEMPLE:- 750 Meter 10 Minutes walk by Distance