|| Shri Vishwanath Jyotirlinga ||
This Jyotirlinga is located in the famous city of Kashi in North India. This city does not disappear even during the Holocaust. At that time, God takes this holy city on his trident and puts it in place once again. This city is also said to be the beginning of the universe.
Lord Vishnu pleased Lord Shankar by doing austerities at this place. Agastya Muni also satisfied Lord Shiva at this place with his penance. The glory of this holy city is such that whatever creature here loses his life, he gets salvation. Lord Shankar preaches the 'Tarak' mantra in his ear. Under the influence of this mantra, even sinful to sinful beings easily overcome the obstacles of Bhavsagar.
Sin people, even the ungrateful person, if death is achieved in this Kashi region, then he does not have to come again in the bondage of the world. Explaining the importance of this city in the Matsya Purana, it is said - 'Kashi is the only supreme spirit for humans who are suffering from chanting, meditation and knowledgeless and sorrow . Dashashwamedha, Lolark, Bindumadhava, Keshava and Manikarnika are these five question pilgrimages in Sri Vishwanath's holy area . Due to this, it is called 'free zone'.
Lord Vishnu pleased Lord Shankar by doing austerities at this place. Agastya Muni also satisfied Lord Shiva at this place with his penance.
In the Puranas, this story is given in relation to this Jyotirlinga.
Marrying Lord Shankar Parvatiji, he was living in Mount Kailas. But Parvatiji did not like to spend married life in his father's house there. One day he said to Lord Shiva - 'Take me to your home. I do not like to live here. All the girls go to their husband's house after marriage, I have to stay in the father's house. ' Lord Shiva accepted his statement. Mother Parvati came with Mahadev to own holy city of Kashi. They came here and established themselves as Vishwanath-Jyotirlinga.