Shiv Ji is known for holding many forms, one of which is death – which means conquering self-death. The temple, popularly known as Ritanjaya, is dedicated to Shiv Ji and a large number of devotees visit the temple to pray for good health and long life.
It was at this place that Lord Buddha preached for the first time. Hence, it is a sacred place for people who believe in Buddhism. This temple was also built by Emperor Ashoka. There are also Chaukhandi Stupa, Moolagandha Kuti Vihar, Dhemakh Stupa and Dharmarajika Stupa.
The new Vishwanath Temple
the new Vishwanath temple in the premises of Banaras Hindu University was built by educationist Madan Mohan Malaviya with the help of Birla. The peak of the new Vishwanath Temple is known as the peak of the largest temple in the country.
Kashi Visalakshi Temple is one of the acclaimed Shaktipeeth temples of the country. There are many traditional wondrous stories about this southern Indian style temple and this visalakshi temple is a favourite place of devotees from all over the country.
Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Apart from Kashi Vishwanath, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva in Varanasi, popularly known as Kashi, you will find temples in every street, every street. Apart from Kashi Vishwanath Temple, you must also visit Durga Temple and Crisis Redemption Hanuman Temple. Also Read: Summer Vacations Are Planning To Visit, So You Must Visit These Famous Places
Tulsi Manas Temple
Birla Tulsi Manas Temple is a famous pilgrimage place in Varanasi. The temple was built in the year 1964 and is dedicated to Lord Rama. The famous collection of Tulsidas Ji is engraved on the walls of the Ramcharitmanas temple.
It is one of the very rare temples, as this Tridev temple is dedicated to three gods Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh i.e. Shiva. So this unique Hindu temple is known as the Tridev temple in Varanasi and the temple is visited by hundreds of devotees every day.
Crisis Redemption Temple
It is said that the crisis redemption Hanuman Temple in Varanasi was established by the famous Sant Goswami Tulsidas and the temple was constructed by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya at the beginning of the 20th century. Crowds of devotees provide food to hundreds of monkeys living here. The temple has also been a victim of a terrorist attack in March 2006.
Nepali Temple of Lalita Ghat is also known as Mini Khajuraho. The temple was built in the 1800s by the king of Nepal, Rana Bahadur Shah, in the terracotta, wood and stone pagoda style and the Nepali temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Durga Kund Temple
Durga Kund Temple of Maa Durga is one of the important temples of Varanasi. The temple is located near the Tulsi Manas Temple. A procession is also drawn from Manas Temple to Durga Temple in special days.