A dedicated group from US is organising Pooja, Rudrabhishek at Kasi Viswanatha temple regularly.They also organise,as a part of it,programmes that bespeak of our culture and religion,in the form of performing arts and lectures by eminent people on Sanatan
Panchakrosha are the palces where Ishwara,Shiva is present in His full Glory and He rules over the city, its people, beings both living and non living.
As a result people visiting these Kshetras are removed of their evil and negative thoughts and are ruled by Ishwara.
This is one of the reasons why people are advised to perform Sradhdha in Varanasi as the Mind will be pure.
Aurngazeb, destroyed the original Kasi Viswvanatha Temple and had a Mosque built on the land.
He called it the Gynavapi, the Well of Knowledge.
Into the Well was thrown the Kasi Viswanatha Idol.
So Kasi is at least 7000 years old.
The spiritually correct name of Kasi is Avimukta.
There is a legend that the name Kasi is due to the two small rivers that flow Kasi, Varana and Asi before they join the Ganges.
Lord Shiva lists His Powerful Temples(68) to Parvati, His Consort’ in Skanda Purana.