Gyanvapi Masjid Shivling Found

Gyanvapi Masjid Shivling Found

In Survey at the Gyanvapi Masjid complex, the Hindu side advocates on Monday claimed that a 'Shivling' had been found inside the well

In Survey at the Gyanvapi Masjid complex, the Hindu side advocates on Monday claimed that a 'Shivling' had been found inside the well

- The court appointed a committee to survey and videography of basements in the Gyanvapi-Gauri Shringar complex and asked it to submit the report by May 10.

- The court appointed a committee to survey and videography of basements in the Gyanvapi-Gauri Shringar complex and asked it to submit the report by May 10.

Shivling found after draining out ‘Wuzukhana’, people wash their hands and feet in it before offering namaz

Shivling found after draining out ‘Wuzukhana’, people wash their hands and feet in it before offering namaz

The shivling is 12 feet by 8 inches in diameter 

The shivling is 12 feet by 8 inches in diameter 

What is a Wuzukhana?

What is a Wuzukhana?

A Wuzukhana is a place where the people who offer Namaz wash their hands and feet prior to the offering 

The Gyanvapi Mosque complex is a controversial construction erected by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb over the ruins of the destroyed ancient Kashi Vishwanath Temple after it was vandalised several times by Islamic invaders such as Qutb al-Din Aibak and Aurangzeb.

The Gyanvapi Mosque complex is a controversial construction erected by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb over the ruins of the destroyed ancient Kashi Vishwanath Temple after it was vandalised several times by Islamic invaders such as Qutb al-Din Aibak and Aurangzeb.

The Hindu side wants permission to worship in the Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri complex daily. It has demanded videography of the structure to support its claim

The Hindu side wants permission to worship in the Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri complex daily. It has demanded videography of the structure to support its claim

The Muslim side, which is, Anjuman Intezamiya Masajid (mosque management committee) says that the idol of Shringar Gauri is on the western side of the mosque.

The Muslim side, which is, Anjuman Intezamiya Masajid (mosque management committee) says that the idol of Shringar Gauri is on the western side of the mosque.

Five Delhi-based women -- Rakhi Singh, Laxmi Devi, Sita Sahu and others moved the court with their plea on April 18, 2021, seeking permission for daily prayers before the idols of Hindu deities. 

Five Delhi-based women -- Rakhi Singh, Laxmi Devi, Sita Sahu and others moved the court with their plea on April 18, 2021, seeking permission for daily prayers before the idols of Hindu deities.