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Kashi Vishwanatha – Jyotirlinga

Location

  • Kasi temple located on the western bank of India’s holiest river Ganges in Varanasi.
  • Varanasi is the oldest surviving city of the world and the cultural capital of India.
  • Kashi Vishwanath Temple in which is enshrined the Jyotirlinga of Shiva, Vishweshwara or Vishwanatha.
  • Millions of India to seek benediction and spiritual peace by the darshan of this Jyotirlinga which confers liberation from the bondages of maya and the inexorable entanglements of the world.

How to reach Varanasi

Varanasi is easily accessible from all parts of the country. Very well connected by road, rail and air.

Babatpur airport is 22 km. from Varanasi and 30 km. from Sarnath

There is a direct, daily flight connection between Varanasi and New Delhi.

Accommodation

There are plenty of accommodation options including free dormitories, private hotels, guesthouses, community based Choultries etc.

CONTACT info:

Chief Executive Officer

SHRI KASHI VISHWANATH MANDIR
Vishwanath Gali, Varanasi-221 001
Mandir Phone No.: 0542- 2392629
Office Phone No.: 0542- 2390550
Fax No.: 0542- 2392629

  • shrikashivishwanathtempletrust@gmail.com
  • nyas@shrikashivishwanath.org
  • shrikashivishwanath@gmail.com
  • https://shrikashivishwanath.org/
  • http://varanasi.nic.in/temple/kashi.html

MANAGEMENT: The temple was previously managed by a hereditary group of pandas or mahants. After the death of Mahant Devi Dutt, a dispute arose among his successors. In 1900, his brother-in-law Pandit Visheshwar Dayal Tewari filed a lawsuit, which resulted in him being declared the head priest.

On January 28, 1983 the temple was taken over by the Govt. of Uttar Pradesh and it’s management ever since stands entrusted to a Trust with Dr. Vibhuti Narayan Singh. Former Kashi Naresh, as president and an Executive Committee with Divisional Commissioner as Chairman.

Shri Kashi Vishwanath Mandir Varanasi (Nyas Parishad) has the provision of 15 members including the chairman

 Daily/Dainik Pooja/Archana Scheme

This is annual Pooja Scheme. Donation for membership is Rs. 11,000.00 (Rs. Eleven thousand). This scheme envisages Pooja once every year in the name of Devotee for 20 years on the date fixed by him even if he is not able to attend personally.

In the morning Rudrabhishek is done in the name of the member in which all pooja ingredients are arranged from the Temple. If present, the Devotee and his family is provided Bhog Prasadams.

All literature produced by Temple are made available free of cost. Member and his family is allowed to join all Aartis, Chandan/Bhasm, Prasadams too are provided/sent. Please note:

  1. Donations under this scheme are exempt from income- tax u/s 80G of I.T. Act 1961.
  2. Trust has all the rights reserved to make necessary amendments in the scheme if needed.
  3. Donation Cheques/DD’s be prepared in the name of “Shri Kashi Vishwanath Mandir Fund” and sent to:Chief Executive Officer
    SHRI KASHI VISHWANATH MANDIR
    Vishwanath Gali, Varanasi-221 001,
    Ph: 0542- 2392629

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