RELIGIOUS FACTS

7 Amazing Facts of Kashi Vishwanath Temple Varanasi

By Surendra Kumar

The temple was originally built in the 8th century

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It is one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for Hindus

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The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva

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It is one of the twelve jyotirlingas (lingam of light) in India

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Every night, there is an aarti (prayer ceremony) conducted in the temple

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It is said to be the oldest living temple in the world

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It is believed to be the site of Lord Shiva's cosmic dance of creation and destruction

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