Varanasi is a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the 11th century B.C. Regarded as the spiritual capital of India, the city draws Hindu pilgrims who bathe in the Ganges River’s sacred waters and perform funeral rites. Along the city's winding streets are some 2,000 temples, including Kashi Vishwanath, the “Golden Temple,” dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.
1Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Kashi Vishvanath Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. The temple stands on the western bank of the holy river Ganga, and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the holiest of Shiva temples.
Annapurna Devi Mandir (Hindi: अन्नपूर्णा देवी मंदिर) is one of the most famous temples in the holy city ofVaranasi. This temple has great religious importance in Hinduism and is dedicated to the goddessAnnapurna Devi. Annapurna Devi is a Hindu goddess for nourishment and is a form of Goddess Parvati.
3Kashi Vishalakshi Temple
It is generally regarded as a Shakti Pitha, the most sacred temples dedicated to the Hindu Divine Mother. The earrings of the goddess Sati are said to have fallen on this holy spot of Varanasi.Vishalakshi is the deity & Kalbhairava, who is believed to be the protector of Kashi is her Bhairava.
4Kal Bhairav Temple
Kaal Bhairav Mandir (Hindi: काल भैरव मंदिर) is one of the oldest Shiva temples in Varanasi, India. Situated in Bharonath, Vishweshwarganj (Varanasi), this temple has great historical and cultural importance in Hinduism; especially amongst the locals. The temple is dedicated to one of the fiercest forms of Lord Shiva
Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometres north-east in Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The deer park in Sarnath is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dhamma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.
The Ramnagar Fort is a fortification in Ramnagar, Varanasi, India. It is located near the Ganga River on its eastern bank, opposite to the Tulsi Ghat. The sandstone structure was built in the Mughal style in 1750 by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh.
Vyasa Temple is located in the Ramnagar at the opposite side of Varanasi at the bank of holy River Gange. This temple is dedicated to the Veda Vyasa. He was the author of the great epic known as Mahabharata. Vyasa Temple is a must see place in the Ramnagar and has a lot crowd through the year. It is considered that the Lord Shiva had banished the Vyasa from Varanasi because of his bad temper and Vyasa had to stay up on the other side of the Gange means Ramnagar. From that time Vyasa was not allowed to come in the Varanasi and he made a temple in the Ramnagar at the eastern bank of the Ganga and had started to live there.
Birla Temple is located in the BHU campus in Varanasi and it is known as the Birla Temple because it is built by the Birla Group of Industries. The temple was founded by the Raja Birla of the Birla family of great industrialists. It was planned by the Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya (the founder of the Banaras Hindu University) as part of the BHU campus. Temple is open to all the people of any castes and religions. There are nine temples in the BHU campus of Shiva Lingam, Nataraj ji, Mata Parvati ji, Ganesh ji, Panchmukhi Mahadev, Hanuman ji, Mata Saraswati ji, and Nandi ji.
Birla Temple is made up of the marble and its construction was completed in 1965. The tower of the temple is known as the tallest temple tower. Even it is tallest to the Qutub Minar in the New Delhi. Birla Temple is matchless and ostentatious temple in the Varanasi. It is a most reliable home for the students at BHU. It becomes crowded daily but on some special occasions it become heavy crowded with the devotees from the India as well as corner of the world. It is most visiting place in the Varanasi. Devotees used to say ‘Jai Bholenath’ or ‘Har Har Mahadeva’ while visiting the temple.
Birla Temple is devoted to the Lord Shiva and it is the exact copy of the original Vishwanath temple. The center of the temple has a Siva lingam and the walls of the temple have stanzas of the Hindu scriptures.
Banaras Hindu University , formerly Central Hindu College, is a public central university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. It was established in 1916 by Madan Mohan Malaviya. With over 12,000 students residing in campus, it claims the title of largest residential university in Asia.
The university's main campus spread over 1,300 acres (5.3 km2) was built on land donated by the Kashi Naresh, the hereditary ruler of Banaras ("Kashi" being an alternative name for Banaras or Varanasi). The Banaras Hindu University, South campus, spread over 2,700 acres (11 km2), hosts the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Agriculture Science Centre) and is located in Barkachha in Mirzapur district, about 60 km (37 mi) from Banaras. The University is also planning to set up a campus in Bihar.
BHU is organised into 6 institutes and 14 faculties (streams) and about 140 departments. As of 2017, the total student enrollment at the university is 27,359 coming from 48 countries. It has over 75 hostels for resident students. Several of its faculties and institutes include arts (FA-BHU), engineering (IIT-BHU), management (FMS-BHU), science (I.Sc. - BHU), linguistics, journalism & mass communication, performing arts, law, agriculture (IAS-BHU), medicine (IMS-BHU) and Institute of Environment And Sustainable Development (IESD-BHU). The university's engineering institute was designated an Indian Institutes of Technology in June 2012.
BHU celebrated its centenary year in 2015-2016. The Centenary Year Celebration Cell organised various programs including cultural programs, feasts & competitions & Mahamana Madan Mohan Malviya Birth Anniversary on 25 December 2015.
Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple is a Hindu temple in Varanas, Uttar Pradesh, India and is dedicated to the Hindu God Hanuman. The temple was established by famous Hindu preacher and poet saint Sri Goswami Tulsidas in the early 1500s and is situated on the banks of the Assi river. The deity was named "Sankat Mochan" meaning the "reliever from troubles".
11Tulsi Manas Mandi
Tulsi Manas Mandir (Hindi: तुलसी मानस मंदिर) is one of the most famous temples in the holy city of Varanasi. This temple has great historical and cultural importance in Hinduism since the ancient Hindu epic Ramcharitmanas was originally written at this place by Hindu poet-saint, reformer and philosopher Goswami Tulsidas in the 16th century (c.1532–1623).
Durga Mandir (Hindi: दुर्गा मंदिर), also known as Durga Kund Mandir, Durga Temple and also monkey temple, is one of the most famous temples in the holy city of Varanasi. This temple has great religious importance in Hinduism and is dedicated to the Maa Durga. Durga Mandir was constructed in 18th century by Bengali Maharani (Bengali Queen).
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