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Khajana Ritual at Annapurna Temple in Varanasi during Dhanteras – Distribution of Coin at Kashi Annapurna Temple

Annapurna Temple in Varanasi attracts more than 100,000 devotees on the Dhanteras day observed before Diwali. Such large number of devotees arrive in the temple to collect coins distributed as Prasad from the treasury of the Kashi Annapurna Temple.

It is considered highly meritorious to collect the coin distributed from the temple.

Annapurna Temple has a unique murti of Goddess Annapurna and one can get darshan of it only for three days in a year. One is on the Dhanteras day.

The main sanctum sanctorum of the temple contains a gold murti of Goddess Annapurna.

The popular belief is that Goddess Parvati resides as Annapurna at Kashi and provides food all living beings on earth.



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