Varanasi. There is a miracle in the Prasad of Baba Vishwanath Temple of religious city Varanasi… You must have heard this too. But today News 18 Local is going to tell the story of that miracle, due to which the fortunes of not one or two but 24 women have brightened. Today, these 24 women of Banaras have not only become self-sufficient due to this prasad of Baba Vishwanath, but are also running their families by earning a lot.
In fact, three years ago, complaints used to come several times to the temple administration regarding the purity and quality of the prasad sold in the name of Baba outside Vishwanath Dham. After which the responsibility of preparing Baba’s Mahaprasad with purity was given to a group of rural women on behalf of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple Trust. At the time when it started, the consumption of prasad was just a few kilos, but now after the new grand abode of Baba Vishwanath, the demand for it has increased a lot due to the increase in the number of devotees. Because of this, 24 women who prepare this Prasad have now become businessmen from employees.
Consumption of more than 2 quintals of Prasad everyday
Women’s group president Sunita Jaiswal said that now about two to three quintals of Prasad is being consumed every day. We 24 women together prepare it for the whole day. Due to the increase in the demand of Prasad, now the income of these women has also increased. Tell that, with this these women are now earning 500 to 800 rupees per day. Soni Devi told that this Mahaprasad of Baba has changed her fate.
Prasad is prepared from these things
This Mahaprasad of Baba Vishwanath temple is made from a mixture of wheat flour, desi ghee and almonds. Women take full care of purity while making it. For Baba’s Prasad, counters have been made at various places in the temple from which devotees buy Baba’s Prasad.
Let us tell you that the price of Baba’s prasad is Rs 500 per kg. The Vishwanath Dham administration takes 20 percent of its earnings from these women.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 24, 2022, 14:56 IST