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Date : Dec 14, 2021

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Topic à Indian Culture


  • Facts to Remember:
  • PM's long-held aim of building a readily accessible road between Kashi Vishwanath Temple and the Ganga River's banks will be realised with this initiative.
  • On March 8, 2019, PM lay the foundation stone for the project.


  • The Project for the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor:


  • More than 40 historic temples have been renovated and beautified as part of the project, which spans 5 lakh square feet. 23 additional structures were built as part of the project to provide devotees with a variety of services.


  • Environmental Protection Message:


  • The environmental message was also promoted along the Kashi corridor. Rudraksh, Parijat, Bael, Amla, and Ashok trees have been planted throughout the corridor.
  • Trees have been planted strategically across the temple grounds and mandir chowk.
  • Three passenger facilitation centres are being built.
  • Diverse buildings have been developed as part of this project to accommodate various religious functions.
  • In addition, three traveller facilitation centres have been established in Vishwanath Dham. Lockers, stores selling puja materials, and ticket counters were also included in the project.


  • Prasad of Kashi Vishwanath Dham:


  • Varanasi district administration plans to provide laddoos to 8 lakh homes in the city on this occasion.


  • The Vishwanath Temple in KashiL


  • Lord Shiva is honoured at this well-known Hindu temple.
  • It is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh's Vishwanath Gali.
  • It is located on the Ganga's western bank.
  • The temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, Shiva's holiest shrines.
  • Shri Vishwanath and Vishweshwara, which mean Lord of the Universe and Shri Vishwanath and Vishweshwara, respectively, are the temple's main deities.


  • Source à The Hindu à 13/12/21 à Page Number 1

Tags : Lord Shiva, Varanasi

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