Shri Kashi Vishwanath temple is the most legendary temple in Varanasi. It was built in the year 1780 by the Maratha queen, Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore.
In Shri Kashi Vishwanath temple you require at least 1-2 hours for Pooja or Dharshan on usual days but if you are going there on Monday or some other special days it can take many hours. Otherwise, once you go into the temple they won’t let you in for more than a few minutes.
Sugam Darshan Booking
This is a unique process for fast queue-less, peaceful darshan experience for constraint, divyangs or any such disability who cannot wait in a queue. Please go to the temple helpdesk to collect wristbands for darshan. At the time of aarti, sugam darshan is not permitted
Mangla Aarti Booking
The Mangla Aarti starts between 3:00-4:00 AM each morning. Tourists are permitted to enter the temple between 2:30-3:00 AM. The Mangla aarti is vital because it is the first aarti in the morning. It is “Brahma muhurta" hour.
Book a ticket at Rs.300 per person from the helpdesk near Shapuri Mall. Booking is allowed after 2 days only but online Booking is allowed for the next 45 days. This special darshan may not be offered on special days. Darshan Duration is 30 – 45 minutes.
Mantra of Shri Kashi Vishwanath
Om Tryambakam Yajamahe Sugandhim Pushti-Vardhanam Urvarukamiva Bandhanan Mrityor Mukshiya Maamritat
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