Durga Temple : Varanasi
Varanasi is the city of temples. There is a temple to cross almost every street. These small temples form the basis of daily prayers and other rituals. Several major temples have been built at different times in the history of Varanasi. Durga Temple is one of the most important temples of Varanasi, and it has been built in a civil style of North Indian architecture. The temple was constructed in the 18th century by a Bengali empress. On the walls of this structure, the carved stone carvings look good, complex. The temple is composed of many small spiders (peak) simultaneously. The temple is devoted to Goddess Durga and is painted in red with orange (ocher) color which associates it with Durga - Goddess of power and power. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. Durga temple was built in the eighteenth century. A Bengali Empress built the Durga Temple in the civil style (North Indian style of temple architecture). It is reddish to ocher and has a multi-level peak (peak). Durga Temple is located on a rectangular tank, which is called Durga Kund. According to the Puranas, Goddess Durga has maintained this place for many centuries and protects the holy city, Varanasi from the south.
According to the legends, the present statue of Goddess Durga was not made by humans, but it appeared in the temple itself. After this there is a rectangular tank known as Durga Kund. The trough was first connected to the river but now it is closed. During Navratri, thousands of devotees visit the temple. In Hinduism, Durga is depicted as the incarnation of Shakti or female power, wrapped in red, riding a tiger and fully armed with a trident of Shiva, a disc of Vishnu and a sword. Non-Hindu Durga can enter the temple courtyard but not in the inner sanctum. Thousands of Hindu devotees visit Durga temple during Navratri and other auspicious occasions.