After so many years, gold overlaid in Kashi Vishwanath temple, increased brightness of sanctum sanctorum
After so many years, gold overlaid in Kashi Vishwanath temple, increased brightness of sanctum sanctorum

Varanasi: Another golden chapter has also been added to the history of the Kashi Vishwanath temple on Sunday. After a long wait of 187 years, the gold has been plated in the temple. A layer of gold has been installed on the walls inside the sanctum sanctorum of the temple within 30 hours. The yellow light inside the sanctum sanctorum after sleeping has also hypnotized everyone. According to the temple administration, 37 kg of gold has been installed. In the remaining works, 23 kg more gold is going to be applied.

Baba's Court has become wonderful and unimaginable: The PM, who arrived for the first time to worship after the completion of the ongoing golden Mandana work in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple, has said that the wonderful and unimaginable work has taken place. From the Golden Mandana, the court of the Nath of the world is displaying a different image.  

The PM reached the temple premises at around 6 pm, after entering through Vishwanath gate, entered the sanctum sanctorum from the northern gate of the temple complex. The Archak of the temple Satyanarayan Choubey, Neeraj Pandey and Shri Dev Maharaj also got Baba's Shodashopchar worship organized. After the worship, PM also wished for public welfare from Baba Shri Kashi Vishwanath. After this, the PM took stock of the work of gold all around inside the campus. He has said that the figures of various deities engraved on the walls are being displayed more clearly after the golden garland. After Swarna Mandan, the aura of the sanctum has increased manifold.

In 1835, two spires of the temple were goldendented: In the year 1835, the then Maharaja of Punjab Ranjit Singh had made the two peaks of the Vishwanath temple golden.   It is said that 22 and a half minds of gold were spent for this work. After that, the work of applying gold and cleaning it was proposed several times, but the result did not reach. With the dedication of Kashi Vishwanath Dham, an action plan was prepared to make the remaining part of the temple and the sanctum sanctorum golden. Meanwhile, about a month and a half ago, a devotee of Baba had expressed his desire to sleep inside the temple. After getting the permission of the temple administration, the preparation of measurements and moulds for the installation of the gold was started. After almost a month of preparation, the work of putting gold had also started on Friday.

The four frames of the temple will also be of gold: according to the temple administration, after the completion of the work of applying gold inside the sanctum sanctorum, now the silver from the four frames is going to be removed and a layer of gold will be applied on it as well. After which gold plates can also be installed in the remaining part of the bottom of the temple's peak.

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