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Jan 20, 2019

LORD of the Lords

Kashi Vishwanath darshan


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 Pandit. Madan Mohan Malaviya (the founder of the Banaras Hindu University) as part of the BHU campus. 
The tower of the temple is known as the tallest temple tower. Even it is tallest to the Qutub Minar in the New Delhi. The temple is crowded in every season from the devotees. The temple gets decorated as well as attracts huge crowd on many special functions such as Shivratri, Navratries, Krishna Janmanshtami, Shravan Mahotasva, Annakut, Deepawali.


Aarti timings are 4 am, 4.45 am, 10.30 am, 11.45 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 6.45 pm, 7.30 pm, 8 pm and 8.45 pm. On special occasions such as Shivratri, temple opens from 4 am to 12 pm midnight. Monday is a special day when devotees perform worship of the Lord Shiva in order to fulfill their wishes. On every Monday Rudrabhishek is performed from 7 am to 8 am. Such is the time when u feel most connected to the spiritualism inside yourself, which is set in full motion by the sound of musical instruments, chantings of people & sandal smell from agarbatti. Its the high time, you sit, relaxed at a place & atleast ponder upon your life, this way realizing what have been done in life till now & what else is needed to be done. As mentioned in hindu mythology, Dharma, Arth, Kama, Moksha, the Dharma & Moksha feelings get supercharged boost here & this feeling can only be felt, inexplicable in itself.