Kashi Khand has described the importance of the area included under Pancha Krosha Kshetra which is considered to be the most pious area. In Chapter 26, this area is described to contain the Avimukta Kshetra, housing Visweshwar Temple. Further, Lord Shiva has described the area coming under Pancha Krosha as very dear to him. The importance of this area has been amply described in various other Purans also.
The temple is open from 06.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m. and from 04.30 p.m. to 09.00 p.m. The timings are flexbile. Aarties are conducted in the morning and evening.
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